Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Daliso Chaponda, Andrew Bird, and host Karen Bayley
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
Andrew Bird is a top headline act at venues up and down the country, and has performed all around the world.
He has been a tour support for Rhod Gilbert, Rob Brydon and on his recent arena tour Michael McIntyre - including Wembley Area and the O2 Arena. He’s also one of only seven comedians to perform for Banksy at Dismal Land.
An in-demand writer, he’s written on TV shows Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown ,and Lee Mack’s Duck Quacks Don’t Echo. Andrew is also a regular guest on BBC Radio’s The Rhod Gilbert Show, and has been the warm-up artist for TV shows including Taskmaster, Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Room 101 and Pointless.
“Comedy gold...Bird’s going to be a star, catch him close-up now” - The Scotsman
“Superb” - Time Out
“Birdie supported me on my arena tour and made me laugh every night. A truly excellent comedian” - Michael McIntyre
Karen began her comedy career back in 2000 and since then has gone from strength to strength. Her bold, no nonsense attitude strikes a perfect pitch with men and women alike, and she is equally at home compering or performing sets.
Karen is also resident compere of her own clubs in Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, with her claim to fame to date being that she was the first woman (in its history) to win the King Gong show at The Comedy Store.
Karen has also worked in TV and radio, including appearances on the BBC New Comedy Awards (BBC3), The Last Word (ITV1), Sex on the Job (Sky 1), and 100 Greatest Cartoons (Channel 4).
“Laugh out loud jokes and superb audience control” - Chortle
“Likeable headstrong persona- packing a considerable performing punch” - The List
“She blew my socks off” - BBC
This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.
Note: Line-ups are subject to change in extreme, and unavoidable, circumstances.
Show may contain strong language and adult themes.
Doors open: 7:30pm
Show starts: 8pm
Tickets for this show are £10 per person if bought in advance, or £12 on the day. Tickets can be bought from the link below, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.
Daliso Chaponda & Andrew Bird – Topcliffe – July 5th 2022
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