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Bishop Auckland, June 19th 2020

19 June, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Bishop Auckland Town Hall £8 – £10

*** Unfortunately, this show has been cancelled. Ticket refunds are available from original point of sale. ***

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Daliso Chaponda, MC Hammersmith, and host Tony Jameson

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Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda

Britain's Got Talent finalist 2017

Daliso shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent and has gone on to amass over 100 million YouTube views, write and star in his critically acclaimed Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere, and appear on QI, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, News Quiz and The Now Show.

Daliso began his comedy career in Canada with the acclaimed one man show ‘Feed This Black Man’. Following this, he began honing his craft in comedy clubs across the country, and now he regularly appears in comedy clubs and theatres across the around the world. He has been part of the Melbourne, Edinburgh, Singapore, Cape Town, and Montreal Festivals, as well as touring the UK.

In addition to stand up and radio, Daliso is also a prolific fiction writer. He has published science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction in numerous magazines and anthologies.

“Full of sharp one-liners and well crafted gags... a real talent to look out for” - ★★★★ - Metro

“He is hot property” - Evening Standard

“An expert entertainer. Gets laughs from topics other comedians shun” - The Guardian


MC Hammersmith

MC Hammersmith

2018 Scottish Comedy Award Best Newcomer
2017 UK Improv Smackdown Champion

MC Hammersmith (aka Will Naameh, the skinny posh one from Men With Coconuts, Spontaneous Sherlock and Spontaneous Potter) is an award-winning freestyle rap improvisational comedian.

He is the world’s leading gangsta rapper to ever emerge from the ghetto of middle class white west London.

Now based in Edinburgh, he performs across the UK and worldwide. He is the 2017 UK Improv Smackdown Champion, and the 2018 Scottish Comedy Award Best Newcomer, and has been seen on BBC Scotland and STV.

“An exceptionally dazzling performance... utterly enthralled” - The Skinny

“The funniest rapper in the world” - Culross Festival

“A shy, somewhat repressed ex-public school attendee blazing through an incredible freestyle rap” - The Wee Review


Tony Jameson

Tony Jameson

Since starting in September, 2008, Tony Jameson has established himself firmly as one of the brightest prospects in the North East comedy scene.

With his whimsical rambling manner, or flight of fancy, Tony takes audiences on a tour of the inner workings of his mind and the strange things that happen in his life. Fleeting from whimsy to dark one-liners, before stopping for a cup of tea and a breather. It’s a bit like a small child who always asks ‘why?’ His observations are well thought out, keeping the audience on their toes and intrigued, eager to see where his journey will take them.

In 2014 Tony had an exceptional run at the Edinburgh Festival, following a sell-out run in 2013 with his critically acclaimed show Football Manager Ruined My Life, which he then toured throughout Winter 2014, before taking it back on the road in 2015.

“Tony Jameson delivered both an imaginatively amusing and well received performance...” - Three Weeks

“Terrific... Wonderful... Life-affirming stuff...” - The Skinny

“The latest Geordie with massive potential” - Yorkshire Evening Press


This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.


Buy tickets:

Tickets for this show are available in person from Bishop Auckland Town Hall, telephone 03000 269 524, or online at the Bishop Auckland Town Hall website.


19 June, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£8 – £10
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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club


Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place
Bishop Auckland, DL14 7NP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
03000 269524


Accessibility and seating:
Seating is unreserved, usually cabaret style with tables. Performances take place on the first floor, and is fully wheelchair accessible.