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.
suzi ruffell (saturday)
Suzi’s innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as ‘a real stand up gem’ by The Guardian, this young independent woman celebrates her working class roots with a sideways look at the world.
Regarded as one of best up and coming acts on the circuit Suzi is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Fast establishing herself on the live circuit supporting Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe, Kevin Bridges and Romesh Ranganathan all over the country. 2017 saw her take her solo show ‘Common’ on a sell out tour around the UK.
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.