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Louis CK, widely regarded as of the most honest and respected comedic voices of his generation, will be making his way over to London. Make sure you book early though as he’ll only be spending two nights over here. You can catch him at the London O2 Arena on 20th March and at the Hammersmith Apollo on 21st March, his biggest UK shows to date. Many of you will be aware that he is currently the executive producer, writer, director and editor of the popular series ‘Louie’. At long last the series is being aired on UK TV on Tuesdays at 9pm on Fox.
James Acaster, Kettering’s finest export, embarks on an extensive UK tour starting tomorrow, Friday 25th January. He’ll be taking his Fosters award nominated second solo show ‘Prompt’. Commencing at Exeter’s The Bike Shed to every nook and cranny of the UK right up until the 29th March at The Lowry Studio in Salford Quays. Acaster prepares to have everyone laughing over 15 dates, including three nights at The Soho Theatre from 31st January to 2nd February. What to expect? He’ll be sharing his unique thoughts on bread research, the Kettering football chant, the Loch Ness Monster and stealing wooden ducks…
Tom Stade is a 42 year old Canadian comedian who came to the UK over ten years ago on the advice of another Canadian comedian, Craig Campbell, who told him that the British would get his humour. Initially living in London, he moved to Wolverhampton for seven years and now resides in Edinburgh. He is just about to embark on another tour so Billy Watson gave him a call to see how his preparations are going and talk about his life and career.
Justin Moorhouse was a 29 year old salesman when he contacted The Frog and Bucket comedy club in Manchester to perform his first ever comedy spot back in 2000. Within a mere 18 months he had already performed well over 300 gigs and won a competition held at the infamous Comedy Store in Manchester.
Barry Castagnola has been making waves over the last few years as a highly talented comic performer, writer and actor. Aside from performing as a stand up on both the UK and International comedy circuits, he has devised, appeared in and penned quite an array of television projects. Most recently, Barry created and performed a variety of comedy characters for a number of new television shows – ‘The Secret Interview’ (Channel 5), ’Public Eye’ (Channel 4, to be broadcast later this year) and Dom Joly’s prime time ITV show ‘Fool Britannia’.
The Com Comedy’s New Year Party will now take place on Wednesday, January 9th at The Queen of Hoxton, 1 Curtain Road, London. The night boasts a top line up with Nick Sun, Mae Martin, Rob Carter, Ryan Cull, Chris Betts, Alex Holland, Grainne Maguire and MC for the night is Luisa Omelian.