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Stand Up Comedy: The Comedy Circus

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The Comedy Circus – World class stand up comedy on your doorstep!

Jon Pearson

Jon began standup comedy in 2010 with his first performance at Birmingham’s Highlight Comedy Club. Cut to ten years later and Jon has become a regular face on the circuit, performing at prestigious clubs such as The Glee, The Boat Show & The Comedy Store, Jon’s career has even taken him overseas with performances in Spain, Norway and even as far away as Wigan (it is like being on another planet).

Jon is also a familiar face at comedy festivals across the UK having taken three solo shows to the Leicester, Nottingham & Edinburgh festivals with the highlight of them all coming in the form of a sold out show at his home town Melton Theatre in Melton Mowbray.

Jon has also provided tour support for Darren Harriot on his UK 2018/2019 tour and Lucy Porter on her UK 2017 tour.

Jon’s laid back storytelling has audiences hanging on his every word. With tales based around his own life experiences, his anecdotes are relatable and certain to have you in hysterics.

“Very tall and hugely funny” – Lucy Porter

“Brilliant” – Shropshire Star

“A natural ability for working an audience” –

Karen Bayley

Karen Bayley is a Midlands based act hailing from Birmingham. Karen has been on the circuit for over a decade. She made a name for herself early on in her career reaching the semi-final of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Awards and was later crowned the winner of the 2001 Komedia New Act prize. She followed by becoming the first ever female winner of the prestigious Comedy Store King Gong award as well as reaching the finals of both the BBC New Comedy Awards Showcase and Babycham Funny Women.

Delightfully saucy, her friendly and confident stage presence combined with a killer wit, an infectious giggle and some devastating one-liners make her a comedic force to be reckoned with. Warm and welcoming with a delightfully saucy and spiky edge, her bold, no nonsense attitude strikes a perfect pitch with men and women alike.

Karen can be seen performing at all the established clubs across UK and has recently been supporting Joe Lycett on his 2016 tour.

“Bayley’s material surprises with inspired and sparkling punchlines… with comic timing that is rarely less than brilliant. An assured performer who doesn’t have much trouble getting audiences laughing.” ­- Chortle

“I saw her recently and she blew my socks off. She doesn’t dwell too much on ‘lady issues’. Funny in her own right, she was brilliant, clever and she’s gonna be huge.” – BBC Online

“Likeable headstrong persona – packing a considerable performing punch.” – The List

“the night’s star attraction” – Tamworth Herald

“Karen is one of the most consistently hilarious comedians I have had the pleasure of working with. She’s a sharp writer and an unflappable compère, able to cajole any room with her warm audience interaction and precise intelligent gags.” Joe Lycett

Ignacio Lopez

Ignacio Lopez has been wowing audiences internationally with his individual style and high gag-rate since 2010. A crazy mixture of Welsh & Spanish Ignacio has become one of the most unique voices on the UK circuit. A frequent headliner and MC in top comedy clubs all over the UK, Ignacio also performs regularly at corporate functions, private shows, military gigs, sports dinners, art centres and festivals. Ignacio soon gained TV recognition in 2011 when he appeared on ITV’s ‘Show Me The Funny’, and since then he has gone on to become a regular face on BBC Wales Sesh, racking up over 10 million hits for his sketches.

This has contributed to sell out shows at comedy festivals in Edinburgh, Brighton, Cardiff, Reading & Neath. In 2016 Ignacio produced and hosted a comedy series for Made Television called ‘Comedy Sheep Stand-Up’, which was the first show to be broadcast across the UK network in a primetime weekend slot.

Not only has Ignacio done all that but he has also provided tour support for Tom Stade performed all over the globe including in Spain, Germany, Norway, Greece, Turkey & Malta and has also racked up an impressive six solo hour shows. Oh did I also mention he can perform is Spanish & Welsh?

“Unique and hilarious” – BUZZ Magazine

“Charismatic with a waspish charm” – Chortle

“playfull, brutal & bloody funny” – Moody Comedy

“Filled the room with laughter. Relevant & perceptive. An act not to be missed” – Broadway Baby

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