The topical and satirical panel show and podcast NO PRESSURE TO BE FUNNY has a new home! On January 26th 2014 the show will return but at a brand new venue – The Phoenix on Cavendish Square.
Panelists already confirmed for the opening night include The Daily Telegraph’s Parliamentary sketch writer Michael Deacon, comedian and star of BBC2’s Rev, Miles Jupp, Stand Up for the Week and Twenty Twelve star Sara Pascoe, Mock the Week’s Nathan Caton with music from No Pressure and Comedy Store regular Paul Thorne.
The show starts at 7:30 and remain a recession-busting £10 or £8 concs.
Tickets available here.
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The brilliant LAURA LAWSON and TARA CARR have launched their School of Comedy channel on Youtube
HENNESSY & FRIENDS’ SKETCHY NIGHTS
OUR TIME OUT RECOMMENDED SKETCH & CHARACTER NIGHT WILL BE AT LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE THIS MONTH!
Multi award-winning comedy sketch group.
Stars of BBC Radio 4 series ‘Strap in – it’s Clever Peter’.
“Terrific… If they don’t go far soon, there is no such thing as British justice. Clever?
Not half!” The Daily Telegraph
“Clever Peter is pretty much top of the class” The Scotsman
“This goes one step beyond sketch – they make an artform” British Comedy Guide
‘One to watch in 2013’ The Independent
‘Best comedy newcomer’ Harry Hill
“Like a holiday camp run by clowns and deviants… there’s plenty of fun to be had” The Guardian
BOB AND JIM
‘Top notch buffoonary’ The List
‘Truly inspired’ British comedy guide.
‘I laughed like a loon’ British Comedy Guide.
Brand new sketch comedy group!
‘Funny’ (Patrick Turpin)
‘Quite good’ (Kieran Hodgson)
‘You guys were really funny’ (A girl at Kentish Town tube station)
PLUS! SKETCHY STUFF FROM YOUR HOSTS –
HENNESSY & FRIENDS
**** CHORTLE: ‘Flawlessly funny… Fantastic original ideas.’
THE GUARDIAN: ‘More ideas per minute than most sketch groups manage in the space of an hour…a delightfully screwy affair.’
**** BROADWAY BABY: ‘full of classic comic moments.’
**** THREE WEEKS: ‘packing a powerful punch both physically and comedically’
***** WEST END FRAME: ‘Probably three of the best comedy actors I have ever seen.’
**** THE SCOTSMAN: ‘ blackly funny three way sketch romp.’
The second series of Phil’s successful Radio 4 sitcom is currently recording, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Vicki Pepperdine and Phil himself!
Check out DAN MARCH, RICH KEEBLE and BEN GREEN in the new series of ITV’s primetime Saturday show, “Fool Britannia”…. if you can spot them that is…!