Tim Key / John Kearns / Suzi Ruffell / Lolly Adefope

An eclectic mix of the hottest, funniest and most surprising comedians in the UK.


Tim Key: Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Winner 2009. The swarthy bard from Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe (BBC4) and the pretty question master from We Need Answers (BBC4).

“The writing is terribly acute…the delivery beyond funny.” The Guardian
“As daring and innovative as it is ridiculously funny… He’s a genius, plain and simple.” Time Out


John Kearns: Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show Winner 2015, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Winner 2014, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Barry Award Nominee 2014, 2015

“Manages to make you laugh in entirely new ways.” The Guardian
“Sidesplittingly funny.” ★★★★ Chortle


Suzi Ruffell: Official tour support for Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges.

‘Impressively accomplished, innate stage presence, quality material, a classy set.’ Chortle
‘A real stand-up gem.’ The Guardian


Lolly Adefope: The Independent One To Watch, Evening Standard Fresh Faces of 2016

‘Tipped by everyone in the comedy industry…’ Laugh Out London
★★★★★ Mirror
★★★★ Time Out

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