BITE ME! COMEDY JAM is back with a brilliant new line up Friday 18th Oct at the Camden Head NW1 - 8pm £3 cash at door (cheaper than a pint ;)
Here is the line up - hope to see you all again :)
UNDER DOGS - MAX TURNER NEW ACT OF THE YEAR FINALIST 2013
LOU SANDERS - RECENTLY ON RUSSELL HOWARD’S GOOD NEWS
HILL AND WEEDON – WINNERS MUSICAL COMEDY AWARD 2013
GREGORY AKERMAN –FINALIST, LEICESTER SQUARE NEW ACT OF THE YEAR 2011
SARAH CALLAGHAN - FUNNY WOMEN FINALIST 2011
MAX DICKINS - THE SUN'S 2011 COMEDY PICKS
MAX TURNER NEW ACT OF THE YEAR FINALIST 2013
HACKNEY NEW ACT OF THE YEAR FINALIST 2012
FUNNY WOMEN SEMI FINALIST 2012
LEICESTER SQUARE SEMI FINALIST 2012
“innovative and playful, showing off a solid base of real acting ability”
“A refreshingly intelligent take on comedy, there is simply no doubt the Under Dogs are going places.”
★ ★ ★ ★ Fringe Guru
“snappy back and forth sketches… It’s enough to leave you with your tail wagging”
★ ★ ★ ★Threeweeks
"I’ve just been comically sexually abused with rubber gloves"
★ ★ ★ ★ Twitter Fan
Recently on Russell Howard’s Good News – soon to be an Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience.
Named as one of the top comic’s to watch out for in The Sun, TimeOut, London is Funny, Fest Magazine and Dave TV
“Lou is not like most comedians and when she rips a room, she really rips it hard… she always ensures a memorable live performance”
Lou has written additional material for Miranda Hart’s 2014 tour. She’s written on two series of C4’s Stand up for the Week, BBC3’s Laughtershock & various TV pilots. She’s also appeared in some TV stuff doing some pretty heroic acting, was in a music video for Stay+ and used to be in a joke band called Geoff Leopard.
She was in the top 10 jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe 2012, Dave TV, and also got joke of the day in the Independent.
Lou’s shows have been recommended by TimeOut, BBC London, Fest magazine, LOL, London is Funny, Dave TV, Richard Herring and Spoonfed.
★ ★ ★ ★ British Comedy Review: http://bit.ly/RdZr1q
★ ★ ★ ★ The Skinny Review: http://bit.ly/PUdgk9
★ ★ ★ ★ Spoonfed 2011 Review: http://bit.ly/PUdtDT
★ ★ ★ ★ Spoonfed 2012 Review: http://bit.ly/Sjylab
★ ★ ★ ★ London is Funny: http://bit.ly/RTscmD
Fest Magazine class of 2012 top picks: http://bit.ly/PqU2ld
Dave TV Reccomendation: http://uktv.co.uk/dave/article/aid/646065
TimeOut newcomer top picks 2011: http://bit.ly/Qpu70i
A brilliant stand-up comedian, Max was named as one of The Sun's 2011 Comedy Picks (along with Josh Widdicombe and others) and went on to perform at the prestigious Lunchtime Club stand-up showcase in Edinburgh that summer. Previous alumni include: Tom Rosenthal (Friday Night Dinner), Joe Lycett (BBC1's Epic Win) and many more.
Max was recently on the bill for one of Time Out's "Comedy up Close" gigs at The Charing Cross Theatre. Max has had sketches commissioned on Channel 4 (This Just In) and BBC2 (Dick n Dom), as part of the hotly tipped double-act "Dregs”.
★ ★ ★ ★ The British Comedy Guide, “fantastic”.
★ ★ ★ ★ Broadway Baby, “momentous”.
★ ★ ★ ★ Three Weeks.
FINALIST, LEICESTER SQUARE NEW ACT OF THE YEAR 2011
Gregory Akerman is a writer and comedian. He wrote for the BBC once, it was on Radio 7, but it still counts. As a comedian, Gregory is a regular on the London stand-up circuit, showcasing his mixture of deeply personal memories and classical history to the often perplexed but always delighted patronage of such establishments.
Finalist, Leicester Square New Act of the Year 2011
"Well researched" Steve Bennett, Chortle
"Akerman is stunningly original, genuinely fresh, and packs his show with more interesting asides and fascinating throwaway than you’ll find in a dozen less ambitious stand up performances." Mathilda Gregory, Fringe Guru
"Amateurish, tedious, pretentious" Jay Richardson, The Scotsman
HILL & WEEDON
MUSICAL COMEDY AWARD WINNER 2013
LAUGHING HORSE NEW ACT OF THE YEAR FINALIST
Hill and Weedon: musical comedy duo, part time spider breeders and best friends! Hill and Weedon have been tap-dancing, bell-ringing and salmon-stomping their way around the ol' comedy swimming hole for a year now, blending what is mostly regarded as human-noise with a host of other sounds, bells and whistles to create funny music for captivated audiences and empty chairs alike. Reaching the final of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2012, as well as opening for the likes of Danny Bhoy, these shirt-stained soul-men are ready and/or raring to go!
★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Unapologetically silly’ ThreeWeeks 2012
★ ★ ★ ★ ‘You can't beat a convincing dinosaur impression’ The Standard
FUNNY WOMEN FINALIST 2011
AMUSED MOOSE SEMI FINALIST 2011
LAUGHING HORSE SEMI FINALIST 2011
LEICESTER SQUARE NEW ACT OF THE YEAR SEMI FINALIST 2011
SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY? SEMI FINALIST 2011
JOKER OF THE YEAR SEMI FINALIST 2011
READING COMEDY FESTIVAL FINALIST 2010
Sarah Callaghan is one of the youngest comics on the circuit. Beautifully honest and infectiously upfront in style, she started performing in 2010 and quickly made her mark becoming a Funny Women finalist. Her unique stage persona has led to an impressive gig history with performances at some of the UK’s most famous venues.
Sarah is also a gifted actor having trained at the legendary Second City School in Chicago.
A raw, gutsy new talent, Sarah Callaghan is most definitely one to watch.
★ ★ ★ ★ ‘Will keep you laughing and begging for more in one of the best free comedy shows I’ve seen at the fringe’ Three Weeks 2012
‘Smart, ballsy and funny – Sarah Callaghan really stands out from other new comics’
London is Funny
‘Sarah Callaghan ROCKS my comedy world’
Rebecca Papworth Executive Producer and former BBC Comedy Commissioner
‘Sharp and intelligent’