The Comedy crate festival 2019
This year’s Comedy Crate Festival will be taking place on July 13 & 14th, held at The Charles Bradlaugh, The Black Prince and The Lamplighter (Saturday only). Below are just 3 of the 25 acts that will be joining us this year. Weekend and Day Tickets are now available.
Phil Wang (Sunday)
The Eurasian stand-up’s cerebral charm has seen him become established on the airwaves. In 2016 and 2017 Phil appeared on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Would I Lie to You? (BBC1), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4), Dave’s Unspun With Matt Forde (as the show’s regular Asian Correspondent), Jack Dee’s Inauguration Helpdesk (BBC2) and Drunk History (Comedy Central).
He has also written and starred in two series for BBC Radio 4 with his 2015 Foster’s Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award nominated sketch group Daphne.
Winner of the 2010 Chortle Student Comedian Of The Year Award and Comedy Central Live Funniest Student Award 2011.
LUCY PORTER (saturday)
Lucy has been a huge hit with comedy audiences up and down the country for over ten years with her distinctive, bouncy, feel-good comedy. She has continued to travel internationally with her stand-up – taking in the Far East & including shows in Hong Kong, Bangkok, Macau, Manila, Switzerland and Paris. She was also invited to Miami to take part in NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has performed in the States for NBC and HBO at their Las Vegas Comedy Festival. She’s also regularly invited to festivals closer to home including Manchester, Glasgow and the prestigious Kilkenny festival, as well as other mud-soaked scrums such as Latitude.
simon brodkin (sunday)
Named “the world’s most famous blagger” by The Daily Telegraph, untameable prankster and acclaimed character comedian Simon Brodkin has hit global headlines multiple times for his high-profile stunts. His ‘victims’ include Theresa May, Sepp Blatter and Kanye West.
Of his many characters, Simon is best known for his irrepressible, south London wide boy Lee Nelson. With each of his Lee Nelson tours being extended twice or more. Simon’s TV credits include appearances on Live At The Apollo, Sunday Night at The Palladium, The John Bishop Show, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, Absolutely Fabulous, Children In Need and Edinburgh and Beyond.