Sharp and topical, welcome Nick Doody!
Nick Doody is one of brightest talents on the comedy circuit, Sharp and topical – Doody is not afraid to say what he thinks; his brand of political comedy and satire has won him fans all over the country…in fact all over Twitter as well, where he’s polled as one of the major names in British comedy…
Nick Doody’s career as a stand-up got off to a pretty good start, whilst still a student, Nick supported one of the most influential comedians in the history of comedy: Bill Hicks. Requested by Hick himself Doody was the envy of many of his comedy colleagues and since then Nick has become a familiar face on the comedy circuit. As well as gigging regularly all over the UK, Nick has also performed in Ireland, Germany, Spain, France and Croatia. Nick is also in demand as a writer for both television and radio, writing for the likes of The Secret Policeman’s Ball, the Sony Award winning Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive and The Now Show for Radio 4. Cult animation series Empire Square, BBC4’s Late Edition, Channel 4’s Faq U, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Friday Night Project and ITV2’s Lip Service and More4’s Last Word. Most recent writing projects include BBC’s ‘Never Seen Star Wars’ , ITV’s One Night Only and E4’s Rude Tube. He also devised and wrote the hit Radio 4 series Bigipedia which has recently had a second series confirmed.
Nick Doody’s radio and TV credits as a performer include contributing to shows such as BBC2’s Comedy Map Of Britain, ITV2’s Comedy Cuts, Radio 4’s 28 Acts in 28 Minutes, The Mark Thomas Comedy Project on Channel 4, Radio 4’s Political Animals and The Now Show, and BBC3’s Comic Side Of 7 Days. Against the advice of his agent Nick also performed as MC Hammer on BBC4’s Late Edition.
Kevin Dewsbury performs all over the UK and overseas, has supported Michael McIntyre, Omid Djalili and Russell Howard and has burgeoning reputation as one the country’s top acts. With material ranging from storytelling, observations and one liners he’s been a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in sell out shows to critical acclaim. He also must be the only comedian in the world that’s had a role in Martin Scorsese’s recent film ‘Hugo’ and in a Stanjames.com advert. When he’s not being funny on stage he can often be heard Richard Bacon’s show on BBC Radio 5 live.
‘Slickness and sheer talent.’ Time Out
Dutch comedian Wouter Meijs arrived in the UK in 2005 after a successful career in the Netherlands and has been very well-received – a huge achievement considering he is performing in his second language! He now performs across the UK and also been seen performing with his Dutch colleagues at the Edinburgh Festival 2007 & 2008 with the Amsterdam Underground Comedy Collective. In Holland he was a regular at Toomler, Boom Chicago and Comedycafé and openingact for weekly jazzshow ‘Hans Teeuwen Zingt’ in nightclub Panama, Amsterdam. He was the Runner-up for Lastminute comedian of the year 2011 and Worldseries Manchester 2011 but the winner for Dirty Dozen Yeovil 2012.
‘Goofy and Excellent.’ Bath Chronicle
‘Side-splittingly funny, excellent entertainment.’ Canarian weekly Tenerife
‘Some of the biggest laughs of the night, unique light-hearted observational comedy.’ The Sentinel
Plus your MC is Damion Larkin, one of Britain’s most promising comedy talents, renowned for being a spontaneous and lovable host.
‘One of the country’s top new comedians.’ BBC
All line ups are subject to change, but don’t worry, we’ll only replace them with someone just as funny!
Friday 6 October 2018 at 8pm
Call on 01253 290190 or online at www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk
*All line ups are subject to change