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White Rock Comedy Club Opening Night
September 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Our opening night of comedy is upon us!! And we have a jam-packed lineup for you to celebrate! Ben Norris has been performing on the comedy circuit since 1993. He was the warm-up man for the 7th series of Mock the Week on which he also appeared three times as a guest. He has performed at comedy festivals the world, and is a regular at the world famous Comedy Store. You may have heard Ben’s voice on campaigns for Carling and Emirates, amongst others. As well as apearing on Mock the Week (BBC 2) and Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC 2), Ben’s TV appearances include The Comedy Store (Open mike) They think it’s all over (BBC 2). “Killer gags” – The Scotsman Radu Isac is one of the hottest rising stars in British Comedy. Romanian-Born Radu brings acerbic wit, and observational material front and centre in his own unique, slightly dark way that has earned him much praise on the UK circuit. As seen and heard on: Comedy Central’s Extra – “Stand up Express” 2014. BBC World Service – “What Makes The World Laugh” 2016 BBC Radio 4 – “Fresh From the Fringe” 2017 BBC World Service – “The Arts Hour” 2017 “simultaneously sweet and dark”, “cynical and tricksy.” – Chortle English Comedian of the Year – finalist – 2017 Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year – 3rd place – 2018 And your headliner for the evening Andrew Maxwell! Renowned for his cutting edge comedy and intrepid social commentary, double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee (2007 & 2011) and star of Sky’s JOHN BISHOP’S ONLY JOKING and BBC’s LIVE AT THE APOLLO, host of the BBC3 EDINBURGH COMEDY MARATHON & series regular on Sky’s WALL OF FAME, Andrew Maxwell is always a must-see for any comedy fan. Andrew has appeared on recent series of BBC’s HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU, ITV2’S CELEBRITY JUICE, the Dave Channel’s ARGUMENTAL, BBC2’s MOCK THE WEEK and R4’s THE NOW SHOW cementing his reputation as one of the country’s most sought after comedians. Throughout his career, Andrew has had many sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has also performed at The Amnesty / Channel Four Secret Policeman’s Ball (alongside Eddie Izzard, Chevy Chase and Dylan Moran – ‘Maxwell turned it around… he made us feel part of an event.’ – Times), Glastonbury, Kilkenny’s Cat Laughs, The HBO US Comedy & Arts Festival in Las Vegas (alongside Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock), and several appearances at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival. Andrew has won and been nominated for several other major awards including the Time Out Live Award for Best Stand-up, the Loaded Magazine Award for Best Stand-up and the Chortle Award for Best Contribution To The Live Comedy Circuit. He was also voted Best Irish Comedian by the public at the Entertainment.ie Awards Your MC for the Evening Chelsea Hart Chelsea is a young stand up comedian, opera singer, hailing from Alaska. Chelsea has been a professional street performer for 3 years, having performed in the streets of 30 countries around the world. She has performed stand up in Spain, Germany, Norway, France, Ireland, the UK, and live-streamed to China, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Poland. Most recently she headlined a four city tour of Bosnia and Herzegovina with her hour show “Chelsea Loves Bosnia.” And is currently underway with her newest hour show “People Who Need People”. “An extraordinary presence. Fresh, funny, smart, surprising.” -Kate Copstick (The Scotsman) Show kicks off at 8 pm, food served from 6:30! Go to the ticket link for info on dinner deals and prices!