A smart and bold comic, offering a brutally realistic, downbeat take on the world and his own place in it, conveyed with spirit and a dark-edged wit.
Comedy veteran Tiff Stevenson fuses the heartfelt with the hilarious, provoking and delighting in equal measures.
An intelligent performer who celebrates his own repressed middle-class insecurities as a hapless house husband.
An ultra-polite yet stroppy English gent fully armed with cutting quips and gross over-reactions to minor inconveniences.
Veteran comedian Ed Byrne performs unrivalled social satire with a geeky, curmudgeonly persona that’s left crowds in stitches for over 20 years.
Satirical (and livid) news reporter who found fame on YouTube after episodically banging the world to rights every which way. Who’s next..?
From heroes and nationalism to interrogating our own privilege. Ashley is a master dismantler and speaks more truths than you’ve had hot dinners.
Wickedly silly wonder women who exercise a unique brand clowning, improv and uproarious characters (oh, and they filmed their special whilst heavily pregnant).
Masters of sketch comedy and co-founders of acclaimed improv school The Free Association.
An infectiously positive performer whose seamless banter and up-beat anecdotes leave the whole audience smiling.
Not one for simple gags, the legendary Hicks was all about making people think, often raging against consumerism and the mainstream.
A comic with philosophical swagger who tackles global topics of religion, nationalism and the wealth gap with an intelligent but oh-so-accessible style.
Never afraid of courting controversy, Tommy who is best known for his mischievous take on life, embraces all its darkness and imperfections.
Glenn Wool is a ‘world circuit’ pioneer, conquering the globe with his own unique brand of sharply intelligent and honest stand-up.
With an impeccably-polished sense of comic timing, Ria Lina tackles our cultural obsession for political correctness.
A deft writer of finely crafted jokes, Peter’s bespectacled stage presence perfectly compliments his arsenal of razor sharp one-liners.
As Kiwi as Hokey Pokey ice-cream and a pair of jandals, Dai Henwood considers himself to be one of those old school New Zealanders who still spells the word ‘school’ properly.
Likably laid-back Funmbi delivers unique observations on day-to-day life, his Nigerian roots and his Hackney upbringing.
Absurdist, apolitical and confrontational; Teeuwen’s comedy ventures far beyond the mainstream, fusing all types of performance.
A self-deprecating but nonetheless natural comedian, Jonny Pelham draws on his experiences as the awkward misfit and constant outsider.
The archetypal funny guy down your local pub, Danny McLoughlin has endless laughable anecdotes that will keep you hanging on his every word.
Firebrand stand-up comedian Brendon Burns has earned legendary status through his fearless, bold and provocative style.
Always teetering on the edge of decency, Bobby Mair revels in his own despair whilst dishing out some painfully honest world views.
A revered stand-up and writer, Lloyd Langford mixes topical jokes, anecdotes and observations into a constantly evolving comedy set.
With a relaxed demeanour, Mark Smith masterfully packs his shows with a diverse range of offbeat observations.
With a natural stage presence, Archie Maddocks’ comedy explores racial and social issues with razor-sharp gags and insightful storytelling.
Brutally cynical and hard talking Morgan Murphy pulls back the curtain on societal issues from the basic to the burning.
Dead-pan maestro Norman Lovett excels in laid back, surreal whimsy that’s made him a cult figure on and off screens.
A seasoned grand-master of comedy, Stephen Grant takes audiences through a riotous cavalcade of exasperated observations.
With darkly mischievous tones, Tim Renkow’s comedy tackles society’s fringe issues whilst subverting preconceptions.
Celebrating the minutia of life, comedian Tom Ward spins tales of his favourite unsung heroes – from cheap kettles to tupperware.
With an unrivalled comedy pedigree, Richard Herring pushes boundaries comedically whilst subverting mainstream broadcasters.
A ferociously talented stand-up, writer, actor and poet – Sean Hughes pioneered lovingly crafted hours of autobiographical comedy.
With an infectious personality and a disarmingly direct style, Gina Yashere disrupts the status quo with her brilliantly wry observations.