Komo Bar, Weymead House, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3YA
The launch night of Gag House Comedy Club at Komo Bars, Guildford.
Lineup includes: Abi Roberts, Stephen Bailey, Jon Long and Keith Farnan.
There is disabled access to venue.
No refunds or exchanges. Gag House Comedy has the right to change the lineup without notice.
In her four years in professional stand-up comedy, Abi has the accolade of having supported major league performers such as Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican, Jack Whitehall and Tom Stade.
“Brilliant, funny and charming.” James Mullinger, Comedy Editor, GQ Magazine
“Very funny, rapid-fire, infectious humour…unstoppable and triumphant… takes down target after target” – Arts Editor, New Statesman
“Raucous and incredibly funny” – Daily Telegraph
“Fast-paced, high-octane comedy with brilliant routines…entertaining throughout and leaves everybody wanting more” – Gigglebeats.co.uk
“A master impersonator and a gifted comedy performer standing way out from the herd” – Edinburgh’s Three Weeks
“Roberts is packing them in – Chortle
She is truly and hysterically funny and has definitely got the comedy moves. She does it all with genuine charm and character, with big laughs. She has an imposing range of talents and her impressions are, well, impressive. She really is more than just a stand-up
‘Guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), Stephen Bailey is a comedian, television personality and writer, whose brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most sought after acts on the UK comedy circuit today. He is ‘annoyingly sharp’ (The New Current) and audiences relate to his sassy style as he takes to the stage with ‘fantastic natural wit and charisma’ (Edinburgh Festivals).
Fresh from appearances on ITV2’s Safeword, Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On the Side & It’s Not Me, It’s You, and supporting Katherine Ryan on her UK tour, 2017 sees Stephen hit the road with his debut tour Stephen Bailey: Nation’s Sweetheart, and audiences can expect stories of dating disasters, family lunacy and celebrity put-downs, which we can all relate to, as he explores ALL the tales that we are not posting on Facebook.
As well as being a working-class, ginger, gay, northern comic, he is also a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do, has a degree in Languages AND loves a conspiracy theory (preferably involving a celebrity and a cucumber).
Jon long is a stand up and musical comedian. He is a regular MC at a number of venues across the country, and has performed at clubs such as the London Comedy Store, and both the Brighton and Bath Komedia.
He won the Comedy Store King Gong in late 2015, was the winner of the 2016 Musical Comedy Awards Audience Prize and Runner Up in the Brighton Comedy Festival New Act of the Year Competition 2015.
Having appeared on BBC’s Michael Mcintyre Comedy Roadshow as well as adapting his own comedy documentary for RTE, Money, Money, Money: Keith Farnan versus the Economy, Keith has just topped an outstanding eighteen months by appearing at the Montreal Just For Laughs All Access show for the Canadian Comedy Network and Hollands highest rating comedy show, The Comedy Factory. In America, Showtime have Keith has appeared on their new standup show, Live From Amsterdam, which brings together the best American and European comedians working today.
He has performed as a stand-up all over the world, from Montreal to Amsterdam to Hong Kong. His four Edinburgh Festival shows have proved a powerful mix of the personal and the political and have sold out their runs at the major comedy festivals in the UK as well as the Soho Theatre and Royal Festival Hall in London.
Other TV credits include the Comedy Channel’s Live at the Comedy Store, RTE’s The Social, BBC 3’s Most Annoying People, BBCNI’s One Night Stand and BBC 3’s Olympics Greatest Moments. Radio appearances include BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and BBC Scotland’s The Guessing Game with Clive Anderson as well as Colin Murphy’s Great Unanswered Questions for BBCNI. He has written for RTE’s Satirical panel show “That’s All We’ve Got Time For”. He was a recent winner of the Irish Times/Fishamble Tiny Plays contest and has been commissioned to write a play, The Last Stevedoreas well as film treatments for various projects. He has also written for Time Out London, Hot Press and The Irish Post.