Nick Doody is one of brightest talents on the comedy circuit. Sharp and topical – he’s 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’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’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 ANIMAL 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’…
“Excellent – cracking gags” Metro
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“We’ve never seen anything quite like this before!” ITV
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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 twice as funny!
Doors: 7.30pm / Start: 8pm
Tickets: £12.50 in advance / £15 on the door / £30 Season Ticket (any 3 shows)
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