Thu 21st Sep 2023 at 7:00pm ends 10:00pm

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The Pod, The Pod, Rodney Road, Newport, UK - Map

Stand-Up Comedy

Simon Emanuel presents:

Stone Circle comedy @ The Pod Newport


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We are back at The Pod Newport on September 21st with another full professional line-up of hilarious stand-up comedy! 

Our acts are as follows… 

Opening act is - KEVIN SHEPHERD 

Kevin moved from his native town of Bognor Regis with a burning ambition to become a successful stand up comic. Once he had conquered his initial fears Kevin quickly became a regular at many clubs. He also got through to The Laughing Horse new act of the Year Final 2002 and came second in the Krater New act of the Year 2002 at the Komedia in Brighton. In 2006 he did his first and very well received Edinburgh show Kevin Shepherd: Comics Die in Hot Cars. His friendly face and manic energy are proving successful with all types of audience. In 2009 he was asked to performed support slots for Mickey Flanagan and Ivan Brackenbury on their national tours. 

Middle act is - CHRIS CHOPPING

Bedford-born Chris Chopping began his stand-up career in Wales and quickly installed himself as one of the top-rated acts in the country. Now, his dry outlook and hilarious punchlines have established him as one of the go-to pros for clubs across the UK, where his strong material and deadpan persona have garnered him a cult following.

​A regular contributor for BBC online content ‘SESH’ the English comic has even turned his hand to stand-up in a foreign tongue, making his welsh-language TV debut for S4C’s stand-up showcase Gwerthu Allan and recently released a one-hour comedy special to UK Comedy streaming service 'Next Up...'

And our wonderful Headliner - DIANE SPENCER

Diane Spencer is best known for her online comedy specials which are hour long stand-up comedy shows filmed in various locations.  She now has a growing online fanbase, with over 16K subscribers and over 2 million views on YouTube. Diane delights audiences worldwide with her cheeky, dark and often edgy stand-up comedy.  A dazzling performer, Diane captivates the crowd with her charming demeanour, cutting wit and skilfully crafted material.“She is a flame-haired, filth-firing force of nature, tossing the audience from open-mouthed incredulity to tear-filled guffaws.” Sunday Express Half-horrifying, half-fascinating, all hilarious” The Skinny

Hosted by our very own resident MC -
STEFFAN ALUN (As seen on BBC Wales 'Stand-Up for Sesh') 

£10 entry OR £15 with a cocktail.

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