october 2020

fri02oct9:00 pm10:00 pmJanine HarouniComedy Gig9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Show Info

Janine’s father is a lifelong New Yorker and son of Middle-Eastern immigrants. He’s also an avid Donald Trump supporter. Attempting to reconcile those things makes for one tense Sunday dinner. Catch multi award-winning newcomer Janine Harouni in her debut show about standing up for what you believe in, even if you have to do it really nicely.

Seen/heard on ITV2, Comedy Central, Comic Relief, BBC Three, and BBC Radio Four.

‘The platonic ideal of a comedy show … ready for her Netflix special’ – ★★★★★ Times

‘An organic masterpiece of storytelling rich in fond detail, intricately woven together’ – ★★★★ Scotsman

‘More people should witness this remarkable show’ – ★★★★ Ed Fest Magazine

‘Thoroughly deserving of every plaudit it has received’ –  ★★★★ Evening Standard

★★★★★ Fringe Review ★★★★ Telegraph ★★★★ Sunday Post ★★★★ Funny Women ★★★★ List ★★★★ Skinny ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ I Talk Telly ★★★★ Beyond the Joke
Directed by Adam Brace.

WINNER: BBC New Comedy Award 2019
WINNER: Amused Moose Best Show 2019
WINNER: 99 Club Comedy Bursary 2019
WINNER: Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2018
NOMINEE: Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2019 – Best Newcomer 2019

Start Time: We recommend joining at 8:30pm (UK time) to ensure you’re set-up for an 9pm start. Each gig lasts around 50-60 minutes.

About the Chortle Book Festival

The BCG Laughter Lounge festival powered by NextUp is a unique and curated comedy festival not limited by distance – sit back, and dial in to some of the most exciting names in stand-up.


(Friday) 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm