Kick off the festive season with Mock the Week and Never Mind the Buzzcocks star, Ed Gamble. As we launch our brand new comedy night... Plug Laughs.
Our comedy night is the perfect opportunity for colleagues, friends and family to experience the ultimate festive night out. With some of the leading comedy acts on the circuit you're guaranteed to have a side-splitting time, full of laughs.
Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. Ed stars as Georgie Carlton, a minor royal, in BBC America’s first original comedy commission Almost Royal. Following its success in the US, the show was later transmitted on E4 and will be returning for a second series later this year.
As a comedian Ed has earned a Chortle Award in 2014 for Best Compere and provided national tour support for Greg Davies’ shows The Back of My Mum’s Head and Firing Cheeseball’s at a Dog. Ed has also supported Russell Kane and Chris Addison.
Ed’s TV appearances include Dave’s One Night Stand (UKTV), Virtually Famous (E4) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three) and he has written for Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2), Mock The Week (BBC2) and Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC1) as well as writing for Man Down (Channel 4). Ed has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News, performing as both a solo stand up and alongside Ray Peacock as part of Peacock and Gamble. Ed Gamble and Ray Peacock are the only acts to make a return appearance on the show.
Julian Deane has been wowing audiences across the country with his genius punch lines and perfect delivery.
Having first performed stand up in 2005, Julian’s brilliant, utterly original and hilarious routines have earned him appreciation, recognition and praise from audiences across the country as well as prominent figures in the comedy industry.
Furthermore, he has proved his talent by winning some of the most prestigious stand-up comedy competitions in the country and is also in big demand as a writer (Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks & Morgan Spurlock’s New Britannia). All this makes him a terrific act with a hugely exciting future ahead of him.
Within his first 10 gigs, Glenn was a finalist in So You Think You’re Funny? and a runner-up in the Chortle Student Comedy Awards. Since then, he's gone on to regularly perform across the UK, for the likes of Jongleurs, Off The Kerb and Komedia. At the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe, he was part of the prestigious AAA Stand-Up Late showcase.
Glenn is also one half of the critically-acclaimed sketch comedy duo Thunderbards, who had a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014, as well as a show at the Fringe in 2013 which was voted one of GQ's Top Ten Funniest Shows at the Fringe. In 2014, they were finalists in the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year competition, performed on McAuley And Co on BBC Scotland, and had two jokes from their show 'Seconds' included in the Daily Mirror's and the Edinburgh Evening News' top ten funniest jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2013, they were runners-up in the inaugural London Sketchfest, which saw their inclusion in the Independent's 'Best Comedy of the Year' alongside Louis CK and Bo Burnham.