Sat, 29 Jan|
Giggles at GlassBox Comedy Club
Featuring comedians El Baldhinio, Laura Lexx, Jake Lambert and one of our all-time favourite comperes Alistair Barrie!
Time & Location
29 Jan 2022, 20:00
GlassBox Theatre, Midkent College Medway Campus, Medway Rd, Gillingham ME7 1FN, UK
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)
Alistair Barrie is one of the top headliners on the international comedy circuit. He has performed in over 40 countries including acclaimed performances in Australia, Cape Town, Mumbai, New Zealand and the legendary Comedy Cellar in New York. He is a regular at London’s world-famous Comedy Store and a core member of their weekly topical ‘Cutting Edge’ team.
He has made countless appearances at UK music festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude, Bestival and Green Man and taken several solo shows to The Edinburgh Festival. His 2013 and 2015 shows were nominated for ‘Best Show at The Fringe’ with the latter transferring to London for a run at The Soho Theatre, and he was runner-up in the 2015 English Comedian of the Year. His latest show, 'The InternationAL' premiered at the 2018 Melbourne Festival and went on to Edinburgh where it received a highly coveted five star review from The Scotsman, before selling out its entire run at The 2019 New Zealand International Comedy Festival. Alistair will be returning to both New Zealand and Edinburgh in 2020 with his new show 'Manstrong'.
A seasoned performer at corporate events, Alistair is a highly skilled MC and awards host. He has worked across the industry for clients including Sony and Orange and is possibly the only comedian to have performed at both the Labour and Conservative Party conferences. He has also entertained international troops as far away as Afghanistan, Cyprus and the UAE.
“A no-frills master of his craft” ★★★★★ The Scotsman
“No one does righteous indignation with the same brio as Barrie, an inheritor of the splenetic mantle of the great 80s alternative comedians” The Guardian
“Barrie’s analytical nous and store of snappy gags mark him out…Excellent” The Independent