Comedy Night returns to Harlow Rugby Club
Entertainment / Wed 5th Jun 2019 pm30 02:44pm
HARLOW Comedy Club returns with its June offering. This month and next we are running Edinburgh Fringe previews, and for June we have the wonderful talents of Patrick Monahan and Vikki Stone*! More info on these great acts and their shows can be found below. And of course your resident MC Paul Wade returns.
As usual doors open at 7:30pm, with the show beginning at 8pm.
Food will be available to pre-order at the start from The Rams Kitchen for service in the interval.
Tickets are available now for £8 from the link above (stbf) or in person from the Rugby Club**, or for £10 on the door (subject to availability).
Audience favourite Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection!
Patrick has worked as host of ‘Jongleurs Live!’ and ‘12 Again’. Other TV appearances include ‘Splash’, ‘Comedy Annual’, ‘Daybreak’, ‘Loose Women’ and ‘The Wright Stuff’. Winner of the ITV series ‘Show Me The Funny’ which led to the release of his debut DVD ‘Patrick Monahan Live’ (2 Entertain).
He also took part in Let’s Dance for Sports Relief on BBC, was named Britain’s Hardest Working Comedian in 2015, won Best Newcomer at the Loaded LAFTA Awards and Forth Radio Best Stand-Up People’s Choice Award for his Edinburgh hit show ‘Hug Me I Feel Good’. He is regularly in demand for spots at the top UK comedy clubs, although for the past few years he has spent a lot of his time touring his own shows.
PATRICK MONAHAN: STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM, NOW I’M HERE
Smart and funny observations on a new-found, middle-class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots. As seen on The One Show (BBC), Fake Reaction (ITV), Celebrity Squares (ITV). ‘Rip-roaringly funny… fun! Another hour would have suited everyone’ ***** (One4Review). ‘Hilarious’ ***** (ThreeWeeks). ‘There isn’t a comic quite like him’ ***** (The New Current). ‘Possesses the rare ability to be hilarious without being outrageous’ ***** (ThreeWeeks). ‘Patrick is a Fringe legend and it’s easy to see why’ **** (Daily Mirror).
‘A star-in-the-making’ – Daily Telegraph
‘Perfect game show host. Tiggerish energy that could power the national grid’ – London Evening Standard
‘Twinkle-toed, mischievous…Monahan raised the roof’ – The Sun
‘Bright young talent…high energy and conviction, his material is great; he’s going to go far’ – Sunday Times
‘This gifted livewire commands the stage with a mix of wit and force of personality’ – Evening Standard
‘Charming and bounding with enthusiasm’ – The List
‘Lovable stuff’ – The Independent
‘A definite must see’ **** – Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
‘Charismatic and positive’ **** – The Edinburgh Reporter
‘His hugs alone are worth the price of admission’ ***** – The New Current
‘The same mix of control and on-stage charisma as a young Alan Davies’ **** – The Herald
‘He has the dark looks and stubble of the Middle East, married to the charm of the Irish and the sense of fun of the Teessider. Omid Djalili meets Dave Allen’ – Daily Mail
Vikki Stone is a multi-talented comedian, actress, singer and musician and winner of The Soho Theatre One Night Stand Up Award. Her unique mix of stand up and musical comedy has made her one of the fastest rising stars of British comedy. She performs regularly across the country at major clubs, festivals and theatres as well as appearing regularly on television.
Vikki’s debut Edinburgh Show, Big Neon Letters, played to sell-out audiences both in Edinburgh and London’s Soho Theatre, and received critical acclaim including The Observer’s Comedy Top 5 Edinburgh Shows 2011. Her follow up show, Hot Mess, sold out its entire run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012, adding four extra shows due to phenomenal public demand.
Her TV appearances include ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’, ‘That Sunday Night Show’, ‘This Morning’, ‘Richard Hammond’s Secret Service’, ‘Most Annoying People’, ‘Britain in Bed’, ‘The Hilary Devey Story’, ‘Flash Prank’, ‘The Hour’ and ‘Greatest Ever 3D Moments’.
VIKKI STONE: SONG BIRD
Multi award-winning comedian and musician Vikki Stone returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a new show of her trademark comedy songs and stand-up. Whilst in previews, Song Bird was nominated for Best Musical Show at the 2019 Leicester Comedy Festival Awards. As seen and heard on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, BBC One’s John Bishop Show and the BBC Proms Podcast. ‘Musical comedy genius’ (Absolute Radio). ‘Love child of Victoria Wood and Tim Minchin’ **** (Scotsman). ‘The audience were almost crying with laughter’ (Guardian). **** (ThreeWeeks). **** (Sunday Herald). **** (BroadwayBaby).
“Stone is the knockout” – The Times
“The standout performance of the evening, though, comes from Vikki Stone” – Financial Times
“Super funny new girl on the block” – The Sun
“Hilarious and brilliant” – Heat
*Line-ups can be subject to change due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances.
**Please note to save on paper we are no longer handing out paper tickets, so in booking at the Rugby Club your name will be taken for our guest list.