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Comedy Night & Alex Hart Band | Annabel’s Cabaret & Discotheque

Friday, October 22

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Three top comedians will be taking to the Annabel’s stage for a night of laughs, cocktails and fun!

The show will be followed by live music from the fantastic Alex Hart Band.

Doors: 7.30pm
Show starts: 8.30pm promptly.

Tickets: £10 in advance (+ £1 Booking Fee)

THE LINE UP:

★★★ Alan Francis ★★★
Scottish comedian Alan Francis first came to the attention of comedy audiences when he won the So You Think You’re Funny award in 1991.
He’s a master of acutely observed character monologues, combining the sinister and surreal with brilliant sardonic wit.
In 1995 he co-wrote and co-starred in Jeffrery Dahmer Is Unwell at the Edinburgh Festival, and in 2002 he presented his one-man show Clobbered there. He has worked as a writer/performer on Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression, BBC Scotland’s Pulp Video and The 11 O’Clock Show.
On radio, Alan co-starred in Radio 4’s The Alan Davies Show and has also contributed to Alan’s Big One FM and Radio Five Live’s The Treatment.
“This is an hour of foul-mouthed filth. But one of the classiest examples of loud-mouthed filth you’re ever likely to experience.” – Chortle
“Some of the most sinister and surreal comic creations this side of The League of Gentlemen” – The Sunday Herald

★★ Chelsea Birkby ★★
Chelsea Birkby has been making a real impact with audiences and her ability to find the funny in her own personal stories and struggles has been recognised by the mental health charity ´’Restore´, who have invited her to co-run a stand-up comedy course in Oxford.
During lockdown she launched a Youtube series “Think about it” – stand up (sat down) video essays on philosophy and pop culture.
Recent achievements: ‘So You Think Your Funny Finalist 2018’ / ‘Bath New Act Third Place 2019’ / ‘Leicester Square New Act Semi-Finalist 2018’ / “One to watch” Funny Women 2017.
“A surprise hit was Chelsea Birkby, whose innocent appearance and nervous demeanour belied an hilarious set peppered with cheeky adult humour.” – Oxford Mail
“A rising star.. Chelsea had the crowd roaring with a stunning performance” – Ox in a Box

★★ Kevin O’Connell ★★
Kevin is a small Irishman in shiny boots who tells jokes.
Since moving to London in 2016, Kevin has been making waves with his high energy performances and whimsical material.
In 2019 he was featured on Union Jack Radio’s “One Night Stand” and has been a finalist in the Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2017 and the prestigious NATYs (New Act of the Year) 2018.

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