RICKY GERVAIS’ FAVOURITE COMEDIAN AT SOUTHPORT COMEDY CLUB SATURDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER August 25th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments Adam Bloom from Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2) and Mock The Week (BBC2) is one of Britain’s most inventive and sought after comedians and an a multi-award winning gag teller. He’s also counts Ricky Gervais amongst his fans who says: ““Adam’s been one of my favourite stand-ups for about ten years- brilliant lines and an intense, fragile honesty”. He’s performed numerous sell-out solo shows all around the world including prestigious festivals in Melbourne, Sydney, New Zealand, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition Adam’s been asked to play the prestigious ‘Just For Laughs’ Festival in Montreal an impressive five times. His three series of ‘The Problem with Adam Bloom’ for BBC Radio 4 have been critically acclaimed. To top all this he’s also one of the nicest men in comedy: Super likeable, quirky, and has incredibly high laugh rate. No wonder then that he’s much in demand and so this is a rare chance to see him up North this really is a case of don’t miss this! “He brought the house down with a barnstorming set” The Guardian “Adam Bloom is perhaps the perfect comedian” The List Andrew Ryan has the gift of Irish storytelling ability that draws you in from the start. He also happens to be effortlessly charming and hilarious with a cheeky, friendly demeanour that makes him a naturally likeable stand up. As a result TV work is flooding in including BBC2’s ‘Russell Howard’s Good News‘ plus Sky Sunrise and appearances as a regular panelist on BBC Radio. He also looks uncannily like Father Dougal from sitcom ‘Father Ted’ and is a about as funny as its possible to be! “Utterly brilliant and going to be a huge star!” Time Out Peter Brush His imaginative use of language and the quality of his jokes have driven widespread praise and coupled with a distinctive delivery his act is wonderfully quirky like no other. He doesn’t have the barnstorming confidence that some comics have but he’s doesn’t need it as people love his geeky and innocent demeanour. No surprise then that he’s an award winning performer and has been recognised as one of the top comedians of his generation by the BBC. ‘Original talent – inspired’ Chortle Your compere and MC for the evening is Southport’s very own, Damion Larkin “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! Doors: 7.30pm / Start: 8pm Tickets: £15 in advance / £17.50 on the door / £40 Season Ticket (4 shows) HOW TO BOOK Call on 01704 533 333 or online at www.theatkinson.co.uk Laugh Out Loud Comedy Clubs have a successful track record of bringing the very best comedy acts on the current club scene and breaking new talent on the cusp of stardom – we’re the people who previous bought Jason Manford, John Bishop, and Sarah Millican to Southport! Each night will have four comedians: three side-splittingly funny acts and a Compere. Wherever possible there’ll be comedians off the telly from such shows as BBC2’s Mock The Week, Shooting Stars, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats, BBC1’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Have I Got News For You, QI, and Paramount’s Live at The Comedy Store. Tickets are available from the Atkinson in person, over the phone and online. All line ups are subject to change Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!