Gits & Shiggles Comedy - Louise Young + Angela Barnes WIP double bill
Louise Young + Angela Barnes
Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm
Louise Young: Work In Progress
An hour of stand-up from a rising-star in the world of comedy, join Newcastle’s hilarious Louise Young (nominated at last year's Leicester Festival for Best Stage Appearance, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2020 nominee and So You Think You're Funny finalist 2019) as she tries out new material!
Angela Barnes: Work in Progress
Join Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The News Quiz) as she tries out some new ideas she’s had. There will be thoughts, there will be stories, there will be successes, there will be failures, and there will be jokes - so come along to find out which is which...
‘She's just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic’ - The Guardian
'Great punchlines galore' ★★★★ - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
'A topical and heart-warming hour of comedy' ★★★★ – Voice
Bringing you the best in emerging, established and alternative stand-up, sketch, musical, character and improv comedy, acts performing at past and future events include Jack Whitehall, Alistair McGowan, Sean Hughes, Josh Widdicombe, Henning Wehn, Holly Walsh, Andrew Lawrence, Josh Howie, Loretta Maine, EastEnd Cabaret, Andy Zaltzman, Rich Fulcher, Tom Rosenthal, Mark Little, Piff the Magic Dragon, Pappy's, Humphrey Ker, Dr Brown, Cardinal Burns, Tony Law, The Beta Males, Isy Suttie, Frank Sanazi, Wit Tank, Norman Lovett, Alex Horne, Adam Bloom, Ava Vidal, Lucy Porter, Patrick Monahan, Jigsaw, Jay Foreman, Daniel Simonsen, Stephen Carlin and Bridget Christie.
"Awesome comedy night... If you haven't been yet, go. They've got chairs and everything" - Rich Fulcher, The Mighty Boosh
"Ace line-ups picked by true comedy connoisseurs" - Time Out
A tremendous stand-up, Angela won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011. As seen on Mock the Week, Stand Up for the Week, Russell Howard's Good News and Alan Davies' As Yet Untitled, and heard on BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz and The Now Show.
"Brilliantly funny" Sarah Millican
"She's just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic" The Guardian
"Angela Barnes is the best mainstream female comedian I’ve seen since Sarah Millican... I can't be any clearer than that can I?" Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard Critic
“A beautifully paced performance that was aided by the consistent quality of her jokes, many of which showed a great skill with self-deprecation.” Chortle