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Darlington, October 2nd 2021

2 October @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm The Forum, Darlington £10

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Bethany Black, Adam Staunton, and host Pete Otway

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Bethany Black

Bethany Black

Bethany Black has been a professional stand-up comedian since 2004. Her debut show 'Beth Becomes Her' detailed the story of her being transgender, chronicling everything from her coming out through her transition and eventually falling in love. It was nominated for Best Debut at the Leicester Comedy Festival in 2008, eventually losing out to Sarah Millican.

Over the course of her career Beth has performed alongside some of the biggest names in comedy, including Alan Carr, Sarah Millican, Tim Minchin and Rhys Darby.

In late 2017 / early 2018 Beth filmed the role of Pocahantas for No Offence. Prior to which, in 2015 she was cast as Helen in Russell T. Davies multi channel shows Cucumber, Banana, and Tofu, where she was the first trans actress to play a leading role. In late 2015, Beth played 474 in Doctor Who.

“Her journey to Channel Four, ‘Doctor Who’ and steadily rising star status makes for hilarious if sometimes incredulous listening” - ✭✭✭✭✭ - Three Weeks

“Honest, to the point, and very, very funny” - ✭✭✭✭ - Arts Award Voice

“The anecdotes are pitched perfectly... very funny” - Chortle


Adam Staunton

Adam Staunton

A confident and demanding stage presence has seen scouse funnyman Adam Staunton perform alongside some of the biggest names in comedy, including John Bishop and Sarah Millican

A sharp wit and a smart eye for the funny, combined with a confident and demanding stage presence has seen Adam flourish since first taking to the stage.

Having performed as part of Big Value Comedy Show during the Edinburgh Festival in 2012 he has gone on to regularly perform at some of the most established clubs in the country.

“what he lacks in height he certainly makes up for in talent, getting the biggest laughs of the night” - Three Weeks

“a thoughtful performer of smiles and warmth with flecks of disdain; he’s quick-thinking, with effortless confidence” - The Skinny


Pete Otway

Pete Otway

Since starting to perform in 2010, Pete Otway has quickly gained momentum, establishing himself as an extremely strong new act. As comfortable and confident as an MC as he is an act, he is booked regularly to do both, and was a recent finalist in the 2012 BBC New Comedy Awards.

With an affable and conversational style, mixed with an energetic stage manner and original writing, Pete is quickly making a name for himself on the UK circuit, and is certainly one to watch.

“Devastatingly funny” - Chortle

“Amiable, cheeky classic stand-up” - Liverpool Echo

“An amazing comedy talent, and we are making sure we are making sure we follow his every move in his ever rising career” - Crispy Comedy Club


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


Note: Line-ups are subject to change in extreme, and unavoidable, circumstances.

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    Tickets for this show are £10 per person, and should be booked in the group size that you wish to sit in. Tickets can be bought from the link below, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.


    2 October
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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    Hilarity Bites Comedy Club


    The Forum, Darlington
    The Forum, Borough Road
    Darlington, DL1 1SG United Kingdom
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    01325 363135


    Accessibility and seating:
    Seating is reserved, and the venue is fully accessible. Groups will be sat together so as separate groups do not have to share tables, and the wearing of face masks when moving around the venue is advised.

    Bethany Black & Adam Staunton – Darlington – October 2nd 2021

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