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Stand Up Comedy: The Comedy Circus (February)

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

Stephanie Laing:

Stephanie started performing in April 2007 on the Scottish comedy circuit. She quickly established herself as one of the most promising acts of her generation on the circuit and in 2015 appeared as a finalist in the prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year competition.

Stephanie is best described as goofy and peculiar. Her comedy is partway between the needy oddness of Maria Bamford and the upbeat affability of Josie Long. Her material is a mix of silliness, filth and unusual observations, underpinned by a disarming honesty which makes her seem charmingly vulnerable.

Now a regular on the circuit Stephanie has also become a stalwart of comedy festivals across the country having appeared at Brighton Fringe, Leicester Comedy Festival, York Comedy Festival, Bath Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival as well as appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe every year since 2010. Not content with just performing in the UK Stephanie has also appeared at UCB in New York & The Laugh Factory in L.A.

Most recently in 2018 Stephanie took her solo show ‘Mad About The Boy’ to the Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth comedy festivals.

Stephanie can currently be seen performing for the likes of The Comedy Store, The Stand, Hilarity Bites, Baby Blue, Alexanders, Mirth Control, The Comedy Cafe, Trapdoor Comedy Clubs, Eminent Banter, Hot Water Comedy Clubs & XS Malarkey.

“Gloriously silly… wonderfully unpretentious” – BroadwayBaby.com

“Definitely one to watch” – Three Weeks

Sully O’Sullivan

Sully O’Sullivan is a seasoned international headliner who has performed all over the world. First stepping onto the stage in his native New Zealand, Sully rocketed to stardom making his TV debut just 7 months later in New Zealand’s cult stand-up series Pulp Comedy on TV2, where he went on to appear in another three seasons.

In 2005 Sully decided to spread his comedy wings and head to the sunny coasts of Great Britain. Over a decade later and he’s now performed in almost every corner of the country including the Orkney Islands, the Isle Of Man, the Isle Of White & the Channel Islands! Basically there’s not many places in the UK that Sully hasn’t set foot. Renowned as an act capable of performing in any room and to any audience, Sully has also built up a reputation as one of the most reliable and quick witted comperes on the circuit.

Sully has also provided tour support for Tim Vine on his 2005 Tim Vine Live tour, Mick Foley’s 2011/2012 Nights In Red Flannel tour and Steve Hughes on both his 2012 Big Issue & his 2013 While Its Still Legal tour

“Had the audience showing their appreciation with fits of laughter and applause”channel4.com

“a wicked sense of humour”BBC

“Sully O’Sullivan was amazing!”NME

“Engaging”The Scotsman

“A blast of hilarity”Manchester Evening News

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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