Every Saturday Night
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If you are after an extra special something then we have teamed up with our friends over at MALMAISON to offer a food and comedy package worth shouting about! Adavnaced bookings are essential so please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Office hours are Monday - Friday daytimes and the latest we can accept booking forms is 4pm on Friday for the weekend ahead (subject to availability). We regret that we cannot take any further bookings past that point. Please take note that from January 2013 the package will be priced at £21.95 which covers two courses at Malmaison followed by entry to the Comedy and Boogaloo at HiFi.
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Fancy a laugh? Well look no further! The Saturday night Comedy Sessions features three stand up comedians from around the globe every Saturday evening from 8pm until 11pm (First comedian onstage at 8.45pm approx).
Ticket holders are also entitled to stay in the venue for the Boogaloo clubnight which follows.
Please note that there is limited seating at the comedy club and it is strictly first come, first served, so we do recommend getting to the venue early to ensure you are not disappointed.
SATURDAY 25th MAY: MATT REED, BENNY BOOT & BARRY DODDS
Matt Reed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKTl1ChNCpY
Born and bred in Sunderland, Matt's affable style has won him fans across the UK. He kick-started his comedy career back in 2001 as half of the double act Mat & Faron and has since been nominated for a multitude of awards as a solo act. He's played at all the big name comedy clubs and never fails to delight his audiences. Matt, always ready, never disappointing will always make a good gig GREAT!
Benny Boot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kckxwfSuHOw
Benny Boot has been performing on the UK stand-up comedy circuit for a number of years. He's recently turned his hand to The HiFi Club and since wowing audiences he's been back time and time again! This talented chap delivers his jokes in a unique style on variety of strange topics. His engaging persona & material keeps the laughter rolling and he is guaranteed to deliver a rip-roaring good time!
Barry Dodds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJ-VXRx5rGA
Barry Dodds has forged an enviable reputation for himself over the past few years, charming audiences nationwide, with his uniquely tailored combination of disarming wit and wry, down-to-earth observational humour. He has been nominated for numerous awards and appeared in the prestigious Avalon Comedy Zone at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2007. Barry is a popular comedian here at HiFi so we highly advise taking a sneaky peak at his set!
“Very impressive” Jasper Carrot
SATURDAY 1st JUNE: BRYAN LACEY DANNY DEEGAN & SPECIAL GUEST
Bryan found his true calling in stand up comedy after a string of jobs. He decided life wasn’t interesting enough and he wanted to do something that both scared and challenged him all at the same time. It's a good job he did,because since then he's taken audiences by storm, both in the UK and overseas!
"A genuinely fanny man and a potential comedy star of the future!" BBC6 Music
Danny Deegan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ6jX9xM0h4
With the confidence and swagger that you might expect of a North-West comedian at the very top of his game, Danny Deegan is a comedian, writer and actor who has become a regular at most of the major comedy clubs in the UK since he began performing in 2003. He's a huge hit here at HiFi so expect nothing but the best comedy from this one!
SATURDAY 8th JUNE: CHRISTIAN REILLY, MARLON DAVIES & DAVE TWENTYMAN
Christian Reilly: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N05CCcwuxHk
You may well recognise Christian from one of his many TV appearances, the Edinburgh Fringe or his previous collaboration with Otis Lee Crenshaw and the Black Liars. His comic songs, improvisations, sharp wit and youthful energy have delighted audiences all over the globe! This guitar wielding genius will be bringing a bit of that musical and comedy talent to The HiFi Club very soon!
"His stand-up is witty and heaving with punchlines…will win over all but the hardest hearts and minds" Chortle
Marlon Davis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z5VyIxw2PA
With a Brown Eyed Boy series on MTV under his belt, Marlon Davis is a bright young comedian and rising star on the comedy circuit. He was crowned winner of the broadcast FHM Search For A Stand-up Competition and finalist in three other national comedy awards. His act is inspired from his upbringing, exploring urban Britain and tackling its social issues with skilful characterisations.
"He’s going to be a star, has all charm and passion of Chris Rock" Adam Bloom
Dave Twentyman: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94MIFm_CZMg
No matter what your mood, you really can’t help but warm to Dave. His chatty, cheeky style will put a big smile on everyone’s face! Dave talks a lot about the subjects closer to home, such as family, life and friends. It’s lighthearted, positive fun that you just can’t help but relate to!
“Quick on his feet, reminiscent of a young Johnny Vegas” Frog & Bucket
SATURDAY 15th JUNE: ROGER MONKHOUSE, DANA ALEXANDER & KEVIN DEWSBURY
Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience. He is a regular member of the critically acclaimed cutting edge team at the London Comedy Store. Articulate, quick witted and spontaneous, if something’s in the news, Roger has a routine about it.
"His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind" The Guardian
Dana Alexander: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqDAqmS3Q-0
The hottest young act from Canada's comedy circuit! Quoted as being “fierce and in your face” and “almost revolutionary”, Dana draws her material from her diverse lifestyle, from her gay friends to her crazy Jamaican family. As the only black female on the Canadian circuit, she brings a refreshing change to the comedy scene while her own home sensibilities endear her to a wide variety of audiences. She is a comic you definitely don’t want to miss!
Kevin Dewsbury: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODtZaA2ou28
Cheshire based comedian Kevin Dewsbury has well and truly established his place on the UK comedy circuit. He's a regular face at all the leading venues and most recently turned his hand to acting too! He's previously supported the likes of Michael McIntyre, Omid Djalili & Russell Howard on tour.
"Slickness and sheer talent" Time Out
SATURDAY 22nd JUNE: STEVE HARRIS, ANDRE VINCENT & DANNY McLAUGHLIN
Funny man Steve Harris has been performing on the UK circuit since 1998. He's been nominated for a host of awards and supported the likes of Peter Kay and Lee Evans on tour. A great all round comedian, no matter what your age or walk of life, Steve will have something special in store for you!
“Quite simply, fantastically funny” BBC Website
Andre Vincent: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSNmmOT7wtc
Andre Vincent has well and truly established himself as one of the country's top stand-up comedians! His individual style has taken him across the scope of the performance medium: a Saturday night show on Channel 4, three sell-out runs at the Edinburgh festival, countless radio shows, presenter of two award-nominated television programmes and even an appearance as himself on Byker Grove! This following clip is slightly unrelated, but oh my, we couldn't help ourselves! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXeMontXSTI
"Ferociously funny" The Sunday Times
Danny McLoughlin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGAVS-m0alI
An up and coming comedian, Danny was a finalist in the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year awards back in 2008. Sharp, witty and likeable Danny is earning himself a fine reputation at comedy shows throughout the UK and last year performed at the Edinburgh Festival.
SATURDAY 29th JUNE: PAUL TONKINSON, IAN MOORE & STE PORTER
Paul Tonkinson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqdwQt5_Ukk
Tonkinson is enjoying a long and varied career. Highlights along the way include hosting The Big Breakfast for Channel 4, Sunday Show on BBC2 and Take The Mike on ITV and seminal work on MTV Hot when a mere whippersnapper! It is stand up comedy that is Tonks first love and propelled him round the world to the deserts of Iraq, the rolling tundra of Afghanistan and the shopping malls of Milton Keynes along the way winning both the ‘Time Out – New Act Of The Year’ and the ‘Time Out – Best Act Of The Year’ as well as two Jongleurs ‘Stand Up Of The Year Awards.’
'Hilarious. Simply one of the best comics around. GO SEE HIM!" Michael McIntyre
Ian Moore: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvXvfNf1tD4
A thinly veiled contempt for all forms of physical exertion and an open adoration of all things Mod, Ian was recently voted by fellow comedians as 'Man most likely to run amok with a firearm'. Fortunately this hasn't stopped him achieving great success on the national circuit where he has spent the last two years supporting the likes of Lee Evans, Jack Dee and Mark Lamarr.
"One of the country's top comedians" The Guardian
Ste Porter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8r5gM3NB-4
This cheeky chappy from Liverpool has quickly climbed up the ranks of comedy since arriving on the circuit in 2007. A huge hit at all the leading UK comedy venues, Ste is now the resident MC at Liverpool’s Laughter House and is recognised as the cities next big talent.
"A ready wit, one to watch" BBC Leeds
Please Note That Tickets Are Sold For The Comedy Night As An Event And Not For Individual Comedians And As Such Line-Ups Are Subject To Change.
For group enquiries and bookings please contact Gina directly on 0113 242 7353 (Available between Monday-Friday 9-6).
Please note that fancy dress is not permitted in HiFi at any time and those not adhering to this WILL BE REFUSED ADMISSION.