Hawkstone Comedy Night
Headline Act: Mitch Benn
Mitch Benn is not only one of the most sought-after acts on the comedy circuit but is widely acknowledged as one of the best writer/performers of comic songs in the country.
Mitch is a regular writer and performer on “The Now Show” for BBC Radio 4 and “It’s Been a Bad Week” for BBC Radio 2. Three series of his successful Radio 4 show, “Mitch Benn’s Crimes Against Music” have been broadcast so far. He also presents “The Mitch Benn Music Show” on BBC Radio 7.
On TV, Mitch appears regularly on BBC1’s “The One Show” as the writer and arranger of “The Complaints Choir”. Mitch contributes occasional songs to Channel 4’s “Bremner Bird And Fortune”. He has also appeared on “The Last Word” for More4, “Gas” for Channel 4, “Live at Jongleurs”, “The Warehouse” and “Today With Des & Mel” for ITV, “The Comedy Store” for Channel 5, “The World Stands Up” for Paramount and “Raymaan Is Laat” for Dutch TV. He was the presenter of the paranormal discussion show “Out There” for Carlton World, and in 2009 made semi-regular appearances on BBC1’s “Watchdog” performing songs highlighting consumer grievances.
Support Act: Eddy Brimson
Eddy Brimson is one of the UK circuits most in demand headline acts working regularly with all the leading promoters.
Eddy is equally at home internationally having taken to the stage from Norway to China with just about everywhere in between. He was one of the first ever comics to perform in Myanmar and invitations to perform at the Altitude Festival in the French Alps, the New Zealand International Comedy Festival and both the Melbourne and Perth Comedy Festivals in Australia have secured his place in the comedy industry.
He is also a regular at the Edinburgh Festival where he once even played a gig naked! Thankfully no cameras were allowed into the venue.
Compere: James Cook
James Cook is one of the most experienced MCs on the UK comedy circuit, James has recently been seen on tour with Gary Delaney (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo) and Paul Sinha (The Chase).
Gates open from 5:30 pm.
Main Show starts at 7:45 pm.
Event finishes at 9:45 pm.
Ticket Price: £19.50 per person
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