Comedy at The Hippodrome
Wednesday 22nd February | 8pm | From £15
Paul Sinha is first and foremost a brilliant comic but many know him from ITV’s The Chase where he appears as the Chaser and general knowledge expert, The Sinnerman. He is been on Radio 4, with his own series or on The News Quiz or perhaps, on Radio 5 Live’s Fighting Talk. You may have also seen him on Comedy Central, on The Comedy Store or The Alternative Comedy Experience.
Paul has been nominated for the highest accolade in live comedy at the Edinburgh Festival and has also been nominated for the Breakthrough Act, the Best Headliner and the Best Club Comic by respected industry magazine, Chortle, winning the latter in 2014. In 2016, Paul was awarded the Rose D’Or for Radio Comedy.
“This is what a good stand-up should be. Hilariously funny, passionate and articulate.” Chortle
“Well on the way to earning himself a place in the pantheon of comedy greats.” The Scotsman
The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum HelpDesk, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala. Kerry is also a regular on BBC Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed News Quiz and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List.
Kerry’s acting talents have seen her receive critical acclaim for her role as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ hit series Derek for Chanel 4, as well as starring in the Netflix feature film Mascots which was released in October 2016. She has also starred in Crackanory, Him And Her, Miranda, Getting On, Extras to name just a few.
Fresh from completing her sell-out debut tour of the UK, Kerry will be appearing on this year’s Christmas special of Live At The Apollo, as well as starring in a new family sitcom, Carters Get Rich, produced by Roughcut for Sky.
‘Goes for the jugular. Quick wit, frank and engaging’ **** – The Independent
‘A phenomenally acute bullshit detector… brilliantly casual and unpretentious’ – The Guardian
‘Hits a nerve with every observation. Honest, smart and very funny’ – Ricky Gervais
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.
Ian has worked all over the world including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Africa, Holland, France, Ireland and Germany. He’s entertained the troops in Kuwait, Bosnia,Kosovo, Cyprus and Afghanistan. He was the first British stand-up to perform in Moscow and the first performer to appear for The Comedy Store in Mumbai.
“Seriously funny” - The Guardian“…like a cross between Tony Hancock and Frankie Howerd. Stone is probably better than we deserve. Ultimately, it is the sheer quantity of funny material that really impresses” – The List