The Comedy Crate
The Charles Bradlaugh, Earl Street, Northampton, UK
20:00 on 09/05/2019
23:00 on 09/05/2019
Doors open at 7pm - Show starts at 8pm - 50% off food
Darren Harriott is one of the most exciting comedians on the circuit. Over the last couple of years, he has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, BBC Radio 4’s Best of the Fest, The Now Show and 5Live’s Fighting Talk. He also features in a series for Comedy Central Online, and has his own BBC Three short coming soon.
2017 saw Darren head to the Edinburgh Festival with his debut hour Defiant at the Pleasance Courtyard, which was a big hit with audiences and critics alike. In 2018, following a run at the Soho Theatre, he jetted off to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where he appeared on the televised Gala.
A confident performer with a captivating charm, Darren’s comedy deals with everything from subverting stereotypes, to everyday observations, to that juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge.
Laura Lexx is an award-winning comedian and writer.
Laura’s credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra) and The Jason Manford Show (Absolute Radio) .
Following a critically-acclaimed run of her show Trying, Laura won Best Performer in the Comedian’s Choice Awards and was in the top 10 of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe.
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 finals of the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2016 & 2018. Laura has gigged at comedy clubs and festivals all over the UK and in Europe as well as providing tour support for Jason Manford, Tim Vine and Russell Kane.
Northampton's own Ben Briggs started comedy in 2008, and in his first year he made it to the final of the Hilarity Bites competition and won two Fun House Comedy Gong Shows.
His dark, open and honest material and delivery have seen him in great demand as an act and a compere throughout the UK and he is now performing at the biggest comedy clubs in the country on a weekly basis.
A 2015 finalist of English Comedian Of The Year, Ben is a regular at the Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Edinburgh comedy festivals.
Another act TBC