Just For Laughs Festival: Gina Yashere – Ticking Boxes
Bethnal Green's own lady is back
Just For Laughs Festival is a celebration of the best live music, theatre, comedy and family programs from around the world and here at home. Hosted in London, we have the perfect city for such a broad range of art to be both appreciated and enjoyed. Get ready for laughs, tears and a lot of incredible works from every genre imaginable. Yashere has been a standup and TV star in the UK for several years now, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week, as well as creating and performing popular comedic characters on the Lenny Henry Show. She broke onto the american comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing where she made it to the final 10, and then never came home. Gina went on to be named one of the top 10 rising talents in the hollywood reporter. She is also known in the US for being the only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic Def Comedy Jam, as well as for her regular, hilarious appearances on the tonight show with Jay Leno as Madame Yashere, the surly psychic, The Nightly Show on Comedy Central and her one-hour stand up special on Showtime – Skinny B*tch. Not recommended for under 16s. Runtime: 1 hour.
"One of the best comics in the world."