thursday September 13th
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.
Simon has taken six hit solo shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, his first show winning the Writer’s Guild Award for Best Newcomer in 2006.
Hannah has been performing on the stand up comedy circuit since 2011. Based in the West Midlands she is a regular on the national circuit and is regularly gigging for a number of clubs and promoters including Hilarious Comedy, Hilarity Bites, CAN Comedy, MY Comedy, Laughing Sole, Buzz Comedy, Rob Riley, Fun House Comedy and many more. Her adult set combines frank and honest stand up comedy with a warm delivery and the occasional comedy song thrown into the mix.
A member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star (the highest degree of magician you can achieve), Alan Hudson is one of the UK’s most original and funniest stage magicians.
His magic, comedy and mind-reading show has been performed everywhere from the Edinburgh Fringe, Leicester Square Theatre, The Magic Castle in Hollywood as well as Penn & Teller’s ITV show Fool Us, The BBC’s Holiday Show and BBC2’s Culture Show.
Chris Purchase-Green (MC)
Fresh from a sell out run of his new show ‘Distracted’ at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival, being a finalist for What’s On magazine’s Best Comedian 2016, 2017 and 2018 and finalist for the Laugh Factory’s international joke of the year 2017, Chris has recently hand-picked to support Reginald D. Hunter on tour. Chris is currently taking the comedy scene by storm with his mix of light hearted anecdotes and cultural satire, appearing at both The Stand and The Comedy Store in 2018.