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Comedy Night

Comedy Night

Location: Amp Bar, Student Central

Date and Time:
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 19:00 - 23:00

A hilarious night of comedy rounds off the Diversity Festival featuring five incredible acts

Lost Voice Guy

Winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2014. 

Since making his first stand up performance in February 2012, Ridley has already gained quite a reputation for being both very funny and very unique. He has been described as “a wonderful comedian” by Little Britain’s Matt Lucas and has warmed up for the likes of Ross Noble and Jason Cook. He also appeared alongside The Boy With Tape On His Face in front of 1,500 people at a charity gig in Edinburgh. 

After supporting him on his warm up tour, Ross described Lost Voice Guy as “a very funny guy”, Sean Hughes thinks he is “fantastic” and Greg Proops says that he is “tremendous”.   

“Finding humour in strange places is one of Lost Voice Guy’s strengths” – The Guardian. 

“An Edinburgh Fringe one-off. Think Stephen Hawking reading the BBC News in the 1950s via a device programmed by the writers of the Viz” – The Herald. 

 Jonathan Mayor

He is currently Sarah Millican's go-to host and support act, MC'ing her new material nights Sarah Millican and Friends and performing as warm-up man for her television series "The Sarah Millican Television Show"Dress like a butterfly and sting like a scorpion!" as Mohammed Ali never said about Jonathan Mayor - the forgotten Bollywood love-child of Hinge and Bracket, Kenneth Williams and Eddie Izzard. 

 "Very funny" - Michael Palin. 

"Marvellously Wicked" - Sarah Millican.

 Kahn Johnson

A man with a gift for storytelling and highlighting the absurdities of life, Kahn has been touring the length and breadth of the country trying to make sense of love, life, politics, the internet and multiple sclerosis. He’s no nearer any answers, but hopefully when he’s finished you will be.

 Jackie Hagan

Jackie Hagan is a one-legged, plastic scouser with the knack for pathos and laughter in the same breath. She undercuts awkwardness and taboo with smart, loving flippancy.   She is a multi-award winning theatre-maker and committed community arts worker who believes in the power of creative expression as a mean for social change.

 "Jackie Hagan is a unique and utterly compelling performer" - Matt Fenton, Artistic Director, Contact Theatre.

 with Kate McCabe as compere

Katie McCabe is an NYU theatre grad and a voracious consumer of pop-culture.  She has performed stand-up in and around NYC, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and the U.K. 

Though she lives in Manchester England now, she can’t quite wean herself off of Entertainment Weekly and Wizard magazine (the number one pop culture mag for men, apparently).


For more information please call 01274 233300 or email  

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