Monkey Business Comedy club Hampstead
Summary
VERY STRONG BILL Multi award-winning RICHARD GADD + ex CORONATION STREET STAR CRAIG GAZEY + IAN SMITH + SARA BARRON + CATHERINE BOHART
Start: Sat 7th April 2018 at 20:30
End: Sat 7th April 2018 at 23:00
Shows    Art & Culture   

VERY STRONG BILL Multi award-winning RICHARD GADD + ex CORONATION STREET STAR CRAIG GAZEY + IAN SMITH + SARA BARRON + CATHERINE BOHART MC Martin Besserman Early bookings strongly advised Info or bookings 07932 33 8203 Pay cash at door Doors 7.45 pm / Showtime 8.30 pm cabaret style table seating

upstairs bar @ Hampstead
CAFE ROUGE  
  38-39 Hampstead High St, London NW3 1QE
just 1 minute walk from Hampstead tube

Monkey Business 

Comedy Club

 proudly presents

multi award-winning

very funny /comedian /actor

Richard Gadd who had the leading role in recent TV drama

Against The Law

has been nominated for Best Single Drama at the BAFTA TV awards.

RICHARD GADD


'The effort and inventiveness on display here are immense.' ✭✭✭✭✭

The Telegraph'You will 'split your sides laughing' at seeing virtually every stand-up comedy cliche torn apart by Mr Richard Gadd.' ✭✭✭✭✭ The Mirror'

Attacking banality with lashings of dark, unpredictable humour, Waiting For Gaddot will surely be the word-of-mouth hit of this festival. Get there before the queues are round the block.' ✭✭✭✭1/2 Chortle'Gadd has produced the must-see show of this year's Fringe.'  ✭✭✭✭ The Independent'

 An ambitious, immersive show...an impressive production.' ✭✭✭✭ Fest Mag

 Brilliantly done...an uproarious, unpredictable slice of multimedia comedy.' ✭✭✭✭ The Guardian

 He also featured in the Adam Riches' production COACH COACH at the Pleasance Dome in Edinburgh:'[The] supporting cast are also phenomenal...

This is an immersive comedic experience like no other; wonderfully self-referential and completely absorbing.' ✭✭✭✭✭ Broadway Baby

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British television actor, best known for his portrayal of Graeme Proctor

in the ITV soap Coronation Street.

 performing his first ever professional stand up gig

award-winning English actor.

CRAIG GAZEY 

Craig Gazey is an award-winning English actor. After attending City College Plymouth, where he gained a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts, he attended the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, graduating in 2005. He is best known for his portrayal of Graeme Proctor in Coronation Street. He has also appeared on the TV panel show Loose Women, the 1000th episode of The Jeremy Kyle Show playing his Coronation Street character alongside fellow cast members, and Celebrity Juice. In 2009, he won an award for Best Newcomer at the 9th Inside Soap Awards, while in 2010, he won awards for Best Newcomer at the 15th National Television Awards and best comedy performance award at the British Soap Awards 2010.
Gazey left Coronation Street in 2011 to pursue his stage career, appearing shortly afterwards at the Trafalgar Studios in the West End in a play called Third Floor. From January 2012 he toured the UK with the comedy Funny Peculiar, alongside Suzanne Shaw, Vicky Entwistle, Gemma Bissix and Dominic Cazenove.

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brilliant / highly enjoyable

multi award -winning

charming stand-up 

IAN SMITH

Ian Smith (BBC3’s Sweat the Small Stuff, BBC2’s Popatron) is an award-winning comedian.Ian has performed three critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows, as well as appearing in the award-winning “underground comedy hit of the fringe” (Guardian), ‘Waiting for Gaddot’. His 2015 show, ‘★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Angry Microwave ★★★★★ Black Diamond).

Ian is also one third of iTunes top-10-charting podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett and Jimmy Bullard.Ian also has a range of acting roles, including a lead role in BBC2 sitcom Popatron, starring alongside Katherine Parkinson in Sky comedy Officially Special and a leading role in BBC1 drama The Ark, starring David Threlfall.“Fantastically funny” – The Times

Proper star quality” – The Guardian“You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time” – The Telegraph

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wonderful Irish

delightful comedian

CATHERINE BOHART

A comic with both a distinctive voice and a story you’d like to hear Steve Bennett, Chortle

 Catherine started performing stand-up in 2015 and since then has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks of UK and Irish comedy. In 2016, she was a finalist in both the BBC New Comedy Awards and Funny Women, drawing praise in the final of the former for having “a distinctive voice and a story you’d like to hear” (Chortle) and in the latter for being “pretty much the perfect comedy package” (Beyond The Joke)

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author/storyteller /comedian

SARA BARRON

Sara Barron is the author of two essay collections, “The Harm in Asking” and “People Are Unappealing.” Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, on Showtime’s This American Life, NPR’s Weekend Edition, NBC’s Today Show, and HBO’s comedy festival. She is a frequent host of The Moth: True Stories Told Live.

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MC Martin Besserman

 Doors 7.45 pm  Showtime  8.30 pm

 SPECIAL OFFER 

 tickets only £15.00 / Students £12.00

For info  Tel 07932 338203

  to speak to one of our friendly team or buy tickets on line 

 
drinks /food  available
 if wishing to enjoy a pre show meal it`s best to arrive between 6.30pm and 7.00pm 
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Please note that line ups are subject to late change but are correct at time of going to press.     
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