Giggles at GlassBox Comedy Club
Time & Location
Comedy to kick off the New Year!
We bring you an evening of explosive post-Christmas Comedy and top-notch comedy fun featuring El Baldhinio, Laura Lexx, Jake Lambert and one of our all-time favourite comperes Ben van Der Velde!
Do note the line-up is subject to change
One of the most versatile newer acts on the circuit, his brand of magic comedy and spoof mind-reading always hits the spot – whether at professional comedy clubs, cabaret nights, theatre shows, student nights, family friendly festivals or events for children. “Headline quality act” Funhouse Comedy. “He charms us all with his terrible magic and puns” Camp Bestival Review.
Laura Lexx is one of those rare comics to reach the top of the live comedy club circuit and then expertly make the jump across to polished Edinburgh shows and fantastic television appearances. Having picked up a host of awards and nominations for her circuit work, including winning the Comics Comic Best MC Award, the Comedians Choice Award in 2018 and 2019, and Chortle Best Compere nominations every year since 2016. "a bouncy, bubbly stand-up star" The Telegraph "One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see"GQ
Jake Lambert fell into a career as a stand-up and it’s proven to be a great choice making it to the final of the Amused Moose Final, semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Award, Magner New Comedian of the Year, English Comedian of the year and the Leicester Mercury Acts of the year.
Jake has gone on to support Sean Walsh, Kerry Godliman, Tom Allen and Rob beckett on their UK tours as well as writing on Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Now Show, News Quiz, Bake Off : The Professionals and bake Off : An Extra Slice.
‘Brilliant One-Liner’ (Chortle)
‘Could easily be a TV star in no time at all’ (Ed Fest Mag)
Ben Van der Velde is a stand-up comedian, actor, improviser and presenter. Over the past few years, has spread joy and nonsense to all four corners of the British Isles, as well as Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Norway.
Outside the circuit, Ben has performed a voodoo re-marriage ceremony, founded the Church of the Holy Kazoo with comedy legend Mark Thomas, and walked the entire London Underground network to raise money for The Refugee Council.
‘Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue.’
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
‘Turns lazy stereotypes and political messes into biting, personal, satire.’
**** Ed Fringe Review
‘On flights of fancy, he pushes ideas to extremes and displays a crackling, spontaneous energy in which we’re swept up.’