Comedy is back at the Kenton, featuring up and coming comedians:
Mark Simmons, Josh Berry, Adele Cliff and Leroy Brito
DAVE’s Top 10 Joke of the Fringe 2019 (& 2017)
Nominee Amused Moose: Best Show 2017
‘Master of one-liners’ and DAVE’s Top Ten Jokes of The Edinburgh Fringe 2019, MARK SIMMONS, recently joined Dara O’Brian and Hugh Dennis on BBC2’s Mock The Week as a semi-regular on the show.
Mark has also appeared in other TV shows such as ITV’s Out There, BBC Radio 4Extra Stands Up, a Channel 4 pilot starring alongside Bridget Christie, as well as BBC3’s One For The Road.
Mark is also known for his hosting skills, where he recorded, News-ish and Film-ish on Fubar Radio alongside co-host, Seann Walsh. He is now enjoying further success with his solo podcast, Jokes With Mark Simmons, where he invites fellow comics, such as Gary Delany and Milton Jones to discuss jokes that they’ve written but simply just haven’t worked!
“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★
“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke
writing.” Chortle ★★★★
As seen on BBC1’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Show
As heard on BBCR4’s The Now Show
Described by Rob Brydon as a ‘remarkable new talent’ and by Jon Culshaw as ‘absolutely superb’, Josh Berry is fast achieving worldwide recognition for his impressions. 2018 was a busy year for Josh, with him performing on multiple episodes for Dead Ringers (BBCR4) and Newsjack (BBCR4Xtra), voicing a sketch on Tracey Ullman’s hit BBC1 show Tracey Breaks the News and taken his debut show, Voice Thief, to the Edinburgh festival with a huge number of sell-out performances. He’s also performed on multiple episodes of The Now Show.
Adele is the reigning/pundisputed UK Pun Champion (2020), the first woman to win the title and she is the only person to be named amongst Dave’s Funniest Jokes of the Fringe four years running (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Adele has provided tour support for Milton Jones and twice been names one of Funny Women’s One’s to Watch.
Adele has been heard on BBC Radio 4 extra and BBC Radio 5 Live and performed live on the BBC Edinburgh Fringe main stage, as well as guesting in podcasts including Mystery on the Rocks and BBC Knock Knock. Her writing credits include BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and Newsjack.
‘Absolutely charming… a skilled performer, with a real presence and
confidence’ (The Scotsman)
‘No doubt she’s a nifty writer’ (Chortle)
’Adele has a talent for writing in a pure joke form’ (Funny Women)
Friday, 16 July 2021 at 20:00
Tickets: Standard £13 (includes £1 theatre restoration levy)
Running time: 110 minutes (includes a 20 minute interval)