Sun 31st Oct 2021 at 4:00pm ends 5:30pm
The West Didsbury Club, Burton Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, UK - Map
West Didsbury Comedy Festival presents:
Multi award winning and as seen on TV, Laura Lexx, with a mix of brand new and classic material.
Laura Lexx is an award-winning comedian and writer. She recently came to the public’s attention with her fictional Twitter thread about being married to Jurgen Klopp which went viral and was retweeted and liked by Seth Meyers, Gary Lineker, Marian Keyes, Billy Bragg and Kathy Burke. She was also featured in The Times, The Telegraph, the Guardian and the Evening Standard. Laura’s first book, Klopp Actually: (Imaginary) Life with Football’s Most Sensible Heartthrob.
Laura’s credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Mock The Week (BBC Two), Hypothetical (Dave), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Fred At The Stand (BBC Radio 4), 4 Extra Stands Up (BBC Radio 4 Extra), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra), Breaking The News (BBC Radio Scotland) and The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected (BBC Radio Scotland). Laura has also been a guest on BBC Sounds’ Evil Genius with Russell Kane‘s podcast as well as the RHLSTP with Richard Herring podcast and Sarah Millican’s Standard Issue podcast.
Following critically-acclaimed runs of her shows Trying and Knee Jerk, Laura won Best Performer in the Comedian’s Choice Awards at the 2018 and 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. She was also named in the Top 10 of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe in 2018 and Trying transferred to the Soho Theatre in London in 2019.
Laura won Best MC in the 2017 Comic’s Comic Awards and was nominated as Best Compere in the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Chortle Comedy Awards. She also reached the final of the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2016 & 2018. Laura has gigged at comedy clubs and festivals all over the UK and around the world as well as providing tour support for John Bishop, Jason Manford, Tim Vine and Russell Kane.
Support comes from Will Duggan.
Over 18s only
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