York's legendary comedy club makes a welcome return to the Great Yorkshire Fringe with four laughter-packed shows on Friday and Saturday nights featuring the cream of the UK's comedy circuit.
Fri 26 th & Sat 27 th July - Jonny Awsum, Lauren
Pattinson & Hayley Ellis
Headlining the second weekend's shows is JONNY AWSUM who, after over a decade on the comedy circuit shot to fame and huge acclaim when he perfomed on Britain's Got Talent. His musical routines performed alongside Ant & Dec won a standing ovation from the theatre audience, a unanimous vote of approval from the judges and was seen by almost 20 million TV viewers on the show's Live Finals. His performances on the show have since been viewed almost 50 million times on YouTube.
"Guaranteed to lift your spirits" - Daily Mirror
Supporting Jonny is fast-rising comedy star, LAUREN PATTISON
who exploded on to the comedy scene when she sold out
her entire run at the Edinburgh Festival with her highly acclaimed debut
show. Last year she performed at Adelaide, Perth,
Melbourne, New Zealand and Kilkenny International
Comedy Festivals and her second Edinburgh Fringe show once again sold out its
entire run, added extra shows and enjoyed an extended
run at London's prestigious Soho Theatre. On TV
Lauren has appeared in 'Comedy Central at the Comedy Store', 'Roast Battle'
hosted by Jimmy Carr and 'Drunk History' as well as
numerous Radio 4 appearances.
"The Next Big Thing" - Evening Standard
HAYLEY ELLIS is this weekend's host, fresh from supporting Sarah Millican on her latest UK tour.
"Perkily engaging" - The Scotsman