Academy Espresso Bar, Barry, UK
19:00 on 25/04/2019
23:00 on 25/04/2019
An evening of 1st class comedy UNDERGROUND in Academy's brand new downstairs bar. £10 admission for four great comedians!
On the bill tonight:
Multi-award-winning Welsh comedian Matt Rees - as seen on BBC2’s Stand Up at BBC Wales and BBC3’s This Country - has generated a huge buzz on the circuit over the past few years with his unique brand of well-crafted gags and acerbic delivery, earning him high praise from audiences and critics alike.
The deadpan stand-up and WINNER of Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year performs all across the comedy scene from providing tour support for likes of Joe Lycett, John Robins, Elis James as well as Tig Notaro, to the comedy tent at Latitude festival, solo shows at Machynlleth Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe.
"A properly original comedy mind" - The Guardian
Morgan Rees is a rising star of the UK circuit. This softly spoken Welsh comedian boasts a densely packed arsenal of impressive one-liners and hilarious short stories. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4 in the prestigious finals of the BBC New Comedy Award. He was also a runner-up in So You Think You’re Funny 2017, and a finalist in Chortle Student Comedy Award.
Based in Bristol, he gigs all over the UK as both act & compere, and has performed on several mixed bill shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe since 2016.
"Proved himself a master of redirection, with several set-ups taking unexpected swerves in a punchline heavy set" - Steve Bennett, Chortle
"Clearly going places" -Bruce Dessau
"Excellent" -The Scotsman
Eleri Morgan is comedian, writer and actor from west Wales. Funny, charming and a little bit manic Eleri, is a regular writer/contributor for BBC SESH and S4C and has performed at gigs throughout the UK, including the Edinburgh Fringe and Mach Comedy Festival.
“A force of nature and a full throttled idiot” - Logan Murray
Hosted by LORNA PRICHARD
BBC Sesh star Lorna was a television presenter and news reporter for 8 years before turning to stand up. Since swapping headlines for punchlines, she has performed at Edinburgh and Leicester Comedy Festivals, won a comedy award in San Francisco and hosted many events - from comedy nights, festivals and car rallies to a cat carnival!
"A warm and natural MC who puts the audience at ease." – Nick Page
"A really good comedian." – Lloyd Langford
Doors at 7pm, comedy starts at 8pm.
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