Comedy at the Guild: November


CHANGE IN LINE UP ANNOUNCED! In place of the original MC Toby Haydoke, we have the brilliant Pete Otway!
Doors open at 7:30pm.

Our monthly comedy nights are now established as a great way to see the hottest new stars without paying the big price tags! Featuring three different comedians and an MC each month, you’re in for plenty of laughs and a great night out!

MC: Pete Otway
After making it to the finals of the BBC New Comedy Award in 2012, he was chosen to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of Just The Tonic’s prestigious Big Value Showcase in 2013. Whilst regularly appearing at some of the biggest and best comedy clubs across the UK, both as an MC and an act, Pete has also performed at large festivals such as the Isle Of Wight, gigged across Europe and provided support for touring acts such as Doc Brown.

Act 1: Sean Percival
Black Country comic Sean Percival is an ex-welder from Dudley (“It’s a lovely place to come from but bloody horrible to go back to”) whose act is steeped in the traditions of the working men`s clubs circuit, but bang up to date with its upfront attitude. Sean’s brand of comedy steers clear of the surreal and confronts realism in an explosively funny way. A festival favorite, he has performed at the Edinburgh, Glastonbury and Reading Festivals, and as a well-established headliner he performs at all major comedy clubs around the UK as well as being a regular host for the Jongleurs comedy clubs.

Absolutely Brilliant” – Red car comedy

Act 2: Paul Imrie
Paul Imrie, is an up-and-coming new comedy talent currently making a name for himself at comedy clubs and gigs, He is championed by non other than Mr Jason Manford and is touted as a name to watch. A Preston lad with an affable charm, Paul is sure to have you falling about in your seats, He has funny bones.

One to watch” – Jason Manford

Act 3: Geoff Boyz
Scottish comedian and impressionist, Geoff Boyz ‘has established himself as one of the most versatile comedians on the circuit’(ID Magazine). In 1995 and 1997 Geoff hosted ‘Best of Scottish Comedy’ at the Edinburgh Festival and in 1996 made his solo debut at the festival with a superb one-man show. He was a regular compere for ‘The Best of the Fest’ and at the festival his show ‘Noise and other announcements’ had a successful run at The Assembley Rooms in Edinburgh. Geoff has toured the globe as headline act to countries including Hong Kong, Australia & Dubia as well as Afghanistan and several other tours for the British forces. He is skilled in handling all kinds of audiences from the appreciative to the more difficult and can leave everyone begging for more.

Fast and very funny” – GQ Magazine