Comedy Night

Sep 04 2018 19:00 - 23:30

2 Albion Way, RH12 1AU Horsham


We listened and its back!!!

Comedy night returns after the sell out gig in August!

Same format but different amazing acts guaranteed - just look at this line up.......

Doors open at 7pm and seats are unreserved!

Our compere for the evening is the fantastic Geoff Whiting - literally the master of the curcuit who's talent is undeniable but equally he can spot talent a mile off - he gave Jimmy Carr his first ever paid spot!! Geoff has appeared on almost every stage all over the country and can still be found on both TV and radio.

We are delighted to have the ultra talented Tanyalee Davis as our headline act this evening all the way from Canada as she continues to tour the UK and all over the world! A regular to stage and screen, Tanyalee's CV includes working with the who's who of the comdey world, a regular on channel 4 T.V show I'm Spazticus and The Last Leg. She has also appeared on BBC shows The John Bishop Show and Live at the Apollo. Strap yourselves in folks, this will be a great show!!

Comlementing the line up tonight is:

Scottish comedian ALAN FRANCIS first came to the notice of comedy audiences when he won Channel 4's So You Think You're Funny Award in 1991. Since then his reputation has grown as a writer, stand-up and actor.

His diverse acting roles include the award winning play PENETRATOR at the Royal Court and Traverse Theatre. In 1995 he co-wrote and co-starred in JEFFREY DAHMER IS UNWELL at the Edinburgh Festival. The play was critically acclaimed and transferred to the Hampstead Theatre in London. He appeared in MISS CONCEPTIONS at the1996 Edinburgh Festival and has completed successful runs in both THE BEST OF SCOTTISH COMEDY and THE BEST OF SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY? In 2002 he presented his one-man show CLOBBERED (a black comedy) at the Edinburgh festival where it received rave reviews. Last year he appeared in TAKE A CHANCE ON ME (A New End Hampstead Theatre Production).

On television he continues to work as a writer/performer on ALISTAIR McGOWAN'S BIG IMPRESSION (BBC 1 - 4 series). The show won Best Entertainment Show at the British Comedy Awards 2000. Other television includes SPY TV, FIST OF FUN, BETWEEN THE LINES, the Alan Partridge Christmas Special KNOWING ME, KNOWING YULE, THE ALEXEI SAYLE SHOW, and ALAS SMITH AND JONES (all BBC), FUNNY FARM (STV) and BBC Scotland's PULP VIDEO, COMEDY NATION (BBC), for which he also wrote and LENNY GOES TO TOWN (BBC), THE 11 O'CLOCK SHOW (Ch4) and STAND-UP (BBC). Most recently Alan appeared in THE LAST LAUGH... (BBC).


Sam Russell
- born in a domestic bathroom, 1989. At 5 he once did stand-up at a
family friend's birthday and got shouted at for being too mean to the
guests.
Traumatised, he took an 18-year gap from comedy.
In 2011, Sam co-founded the improv group SHOOT FROM THE HIP!, which has  performed weekly residencies at The Top Secret Comedy Club, Angel Comedy, Up The Creek and The Bill Murray.
In 2014, a comedian at Top Secret saw Sam do the opening 10 minutes of
crowd work and warm up for the improv show, asking him if he would like
to try some stand up at his night in London Bridge. Nervously saying
yes… it turned out to the start of a career in stand up comedy.

Becoming a regular of the London Comedy Circuit, Sam now performs around the country and internationally.




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