Four famous comedians test new material ahead of their Edinburgh showsFour famous comedians test new material ahead of their Edinburgh shows. All for £5: how exciting! This month's line up includes Harriet Kemsley, Jonny Pelham, Sean McLoughlin and Evelyn Mok. Did we mention you get all of that for £5?
- Harriet Kemsley
Harriet’s talked on a stage all over the world – at places like The Sky Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny, Oslo Comedy Festival and Just for Laughs in Montreal. She has also supported some of her heroes on their nationwide tours, like Katherine Ryan, Stephen Merchant and Isy Suttie. She’s just played Daisy in Jo Brand’s new Channel4 sitcom Damned and pops up in the new series of BBC Drama Doctor Foster. Other credits include: The Radio1 Comedy Lounge, BBC3 Comedy Marathon, The One Show Edinburgh Special and Kevin Hart’s LOL Live.
"A quirky very funny new stand up...her style is refreshingly original and she's a seriously good writer." – Time Out
- Jonny Pelham
Jonny Pelham has been seen on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central for Comedy Central and will be seen on the coming season of Live from the BBC. He was also nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer in 2014. In addition and following on from his critically acclaimed debut solo show, Before and After at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015, Jonny has just returned from another hugely successful Fringe year where he took his hotly anticipated follow-up show, Fool’s Paradise.
"The Laughs are explosive." – Chortle
"Jonny Pelham has a big future… a really striking set." – Bruce Dessau
- Sean McLoughlin
His effortless and hilarious delivery makes Sean one of the hottest stand up comedians around. A regular on the London comedy circuit and throughout the UK, he has also performed in the US, Europe and Scandinavia. He has recently supported Doc Brown and Katherine Ryan on their nationwide tours. As seen on Russell Howard’s ‘Stand Up Central’, 'Live at the Comedy Store' & Kevin Hart's 'LOL Live'.
"The best comedian you haven’t heard of yet." – Time Out
"This guy is an exciting talent… he is one of the best." – Scotsman
"A terrifically intense and eloquent hour of comedy." The Independent
- Evelyn Mok
Evelyn Mok is the best thing to come out of Sweden since… IKEA? Deemed “The Swedish Amy Schumer” by Comedy Central, she tackles her observations on casual racism, the perils of modern femininity and needs must sex with her inimitable joke delivery. A staple on the live circuit she has performed at the biggest festivals in the country and supported comedians Paul Foot and Josie Long on tour.
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