Comedy at The Hippodrome
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Headliner – Marcus Brigstocke
Marcus Brigstocke’s talent was noted early on in his career in 1996 when he won the BBC New Comedian Award at the Edinburgh Festival. He is now a major comedy, writing and acting talent, performing stand up nationally to sell out audiences both on tour and on the well trodden comedy circuit.
Marcus’ show The Brig Society (Radio4) won Best Radio Comedy at last year’s Writers’ Guild Awards and he has notched up an impressive list of TV credits including his role as team captain on Argumental(Dave), and host of The Late Edition and I’ve Never Seen Star Wars (BBC4). Other appearances include; Have I Got News For You (BBC1), QI (BBC2) and the 11 O’Clock Show (Channel 4).
‘If you haven’t seen him live, then you haven’t seen him at his very best’ ***** – The Mirror
‘Sharpest one-liner merchant’ – Sunday Times
With- Andrew Maxwell
Renowned for his cutting edge comedy and intrepid social commentary, double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee (2007 & 2011) and star of his own Radio 4 show Public, BBC3’s Conspiracy Road Tripand Dave’s One Night Stand, Sky’s John Bishop’s Only Joking and BBC’s Live at the Apollo, Andrew Maxwell is always a must-see for any comedy fan.
Andrew has also appeared on BBC’s Have I Got New For You, ITV2’S Celebrity Juice, the Dave Channel’s Argumental, BBC2’s Mock the Week and R4’s The Now Show cementing his reputation as one of the country’s most sought after comedians.
“One of the most skilful comedians of his generation.” ★★★★★ The Telegraph
“…wide ranging, intelligent, self-deprecating, accessible, and importantly, very funny, you couldn’t ask for more… ” ★★★★ Chortle
Compere – Ian Stone
Ranked amongst the top ten stand-ups in Britain by The Independent, Ian Stone is one of the most talented topical acts and comperes in the country. Edgy and provocative, with an easy-going manner and self-depreciating style, Ian is at great ease bantering with an audience.
Ian also presents The Football’s On, on BT Sport along with appearing on Mock The Week (BBC 2), The World Stands Up (Paramount Comedy) Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC 2), The Stand-Up Show (BBC 1), and Saturday Live (ITV) to name but a few.
“Seriously funny” The Guardian