Gag House Comedy Clubs are launching their first Kent event at the Hadlow Manor Hotel on Friday 11 November at 8:30pm starring the hilarious Steve Best as the headliner for the evening. The line up also includes the fabulous Ben Van Der Velde and Stephen Carlin.

    Gag House Comedy Director, Nick Wyschna said: “We are delighted to be hosting our first Kent Gag House at the Hadlow Manor Hotel. We have a brilliant line up for the evening and we can certainly guarantee you a night of great entertainment. We are all about making comedy accessible to a wider audience for a reasonable price. Come along and join in the fun, you will definitely have a good laugh.”

    Ben Van der Velde, the MC for the evening, is a stand-up comedian, actor, improviser and presenter, who has performed throughout the UK as well as Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Norway.

    In 2009 Ben starred in improvised hit Scenes from Communal Living alongside Rob Broderick of Abandoman and Carly Smallman for its Edinburgh Fringe and London transfer run. A year later he shared a bill with James Acaster and Andrew Doyle in Sex and Hugs and Forward Rolls. He gigs all over Britain, and has earned himself a great reputation with audiences and comics alike. His consistency and persistence were rewarded when in 2011 he was crowned Comedy Café New Act of the Year. Ben then went on to host Just the Tonic’s Big Value Comedy Showcase at the Edinburgh.

    Stephen Carlin is a stand up comedian who performs regularly across the UK and in Europe. He launched his career at the Camden Head pub in Islington in 2002 after attending a gig at London’s Chuckle Club. Stephen now writes comedy as well as performing and is particularly proud of his recent BBC radio series Gus Murdoch’s Sacred Cows. Stephen has recently starred in Radio 4’s “Andrew O’Neill: Pharmacist Baffler” and is a frequent performer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

    Steve Best, has been a stand-up comedian for over 20 years and has performed all over the world. He is a great visual comedian harnessing a mind-boggling array of gadgets and gags to keep his audience in stitches. Funny, frenetic and mad, his unique form of slapstick comedy is backed up with astounding talent; he plays the guitar like a genius, can juggle 5 balls, ride a uni-cycle and is fluent in Serbo-Croatian.  He has performed in almost every comedy club in Britain and has supported Frank Skinner, Craig Charles and Omid Djalili on huge nationwide tours.

    Steve has many TV credits including, The Stand-Up Show (BBC1), The Big Stage (C5), and more recently twice on The Slammer (CBBC).

    For just £12.50 you can enjoy a great evening or for £23 you can include supper in your ticket price. Dinner is available from 6:30pm to 8pm and the Hadlow Manor will be serving up their best Fish and Chip dinner for you. Tickets can be purchased HERE or by calling 0333 666 3366.

    You can follow Gag House on twitter @GagHouseComedy and on facebook /GagHouseComedy.

    The Hadlow Manor Hotel is located at Goose Green, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0JH, you can find out more information about the hotel HERE