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'THEM OFF THE TELLY' EDINBURGH PREVIEW COMEDY SPECIAL / Comedy, Live Entertainment

Wed 20Jul
7:30 PM

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‘Them Off The Telly’ Edinburgh Preview comedy Special

them off the telly poster2Ok its been a while since our last comedy night here at The Fishpond, some might say too long . . . but boy has it been worth the wait! We’ve just been holding out for that something special and wham what a line up with ‘THEM OFF THE TELLY’.

Starring:

JUSTIN MOORHOUSE

Justin-Moorhouse-Destiny-Calling-tour-picture-Edited‘Brimming with confidence, Moorhouse exudes a likeable energy that could raise the dead …His affable character has a certain old-fashioned charm, as his is the sort of personality which you instinctively trust to make you laugh – and he doesn’t disappoint…Moorhouse entertainingly recounts his tales and well-made observations… impressive indeed’ – Chortle

Described by Jimmy Carr as ‘easily my favourite comedian’, Justin has a stack of TV credits including playing Young Kenny with the tiger striped face on ‘Phoenix Nights’, ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’,  ‘Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow’, ‘Dave’s One Night Stand’, ‘Coronation Street’, ‘The Grumpy Guides’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘The World Stands Up’ amongst others as well as a role in the Ken Loach film ‘Looking For Eric’. His own Radio 4 show ‘Everyone Quite Likes Justin’ is critically acclaimed and into a second series and he is a Sony Award nominated radio presenter in his own right and a staple of Radio 5 Live’s ‘Fighting Talk’ and ‘7 Day Sunday’.2016JUSTINM_GD

He’ll be previewing material from his forthcoming Edinburgh Festival show ‘People And Feelings’. After touring last year’s s
how, of which the Guardian said ‘the amount of first-rate comic craft that goes into his deceptively simple routines is worthy of admiration’ he’s had a think about people, and feelings. About people Justin knows, their feelings and how he feels about them. And they about him. It’ll be a (very) funny show. Promise.

And . . . 

JO CAULFIELD

Jo_C_Portrait_FullJo is a regular guest on both Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You.
Other recent TV appearances include The John Bishop Show, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Saturday Night Live, The Comedy Store, The Stand Up Show. She wrote and starred in 3 series of her own critically acclaimed Radio 4 comedy show, “It’s That Jo Caulfield Again” as well as The News Quiz, Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive and The Now Show amongst numerous others.

Best-known for her legendary one-woman shows, Jo Caulfield is “one of the finest female comics at work” (The Observer) and has recently been nominated as “the best female Stand-Up in the country” (Chortle.co.uk). She is also Graham Norton’s head writer. “She is, quite simply, a damn funny woman” (The Scotsman).

She will be previewing material from her forthcoming Edinburgh Festival show ‘Pretending To Care’. Award-winning comedian with jokes and microphone, seeks audience for good time.

Plus . . . 

 

Howard Walker
Comedy Cellar Best New Yorkshire Act 2015. Self confessed metal head proffering oodles of onstage warmth and dry wit.
‘Like a third Hairy Biker but with more charm and better punchlines’ – bbc.co.uk

AND . . . 

Compere – Elliot J Huntley
With a fabulous array of highly inventive tall-tales and gently twisted punchlines regarding relationships, fatherhood and hanging around low quality nightclubs in the grim hope of an extra curricular dalliance, Elliot’s comedic terrain is constantly entertaining. With his self-confessed oily superficial goodwill he manages to charm even the most stoic of audiences with his playful patter and side-splitting songs performed on mandolin and laced with instantly memorable couplets.

‘It was most impressive how effortlessly he commanded the crowd courtesy of some cracking gags, superb comic songs and old school onstage poise’ – What’s On

Tickets available online and from the Fishpond Bar . . . TICKETS LIMITED SO BOOK EARLY!

 
 
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