Mike Wilmot is one of those uncompromising, hard hitting comics who’s still incredibly loveable and hilarious in equal measure.
His talent hasn’t gone unnoticed in TV land and you may have seen him in one of several appearances on BBC2’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He’s also dazzled on BBC1’s Live At The Apollo, Channel 4’s Stand up for the Week and 8 out of 10 Cats, Lee Mack’s Not Going Out, Dave’s One Night Stand, and BBC4’s Rich Hall’s Fishing Show/Cattle Drive. If he’s not wowing crowds all over the UK, he’s hotly in demand around the world at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, as well comedy festivals in Ireland, Scandinavia, Paris, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Bangkok and South Africa. No surprise then that he’s a multi award winning act gaining accolades on three different continents.
‘Quite simply one of the best stand-ups in the world’ Chortle
“Can give any other stand-up alive lessons in the power of laughter” Time Out
“The highlight was Mike Wilmot….leaves the audience in a state of hilarity that most comedians can only dream of” The Sunday Times
Sol Bernstein after 25 years of semi-retirement, playing nursing homes is back where he belongs in smoky clubs performing to drunks. He’s the man who helped the career’s of Elvis Presley, Marcel Marceau (never even got a “thank you”) and even the Beatles were influenced. He’s performed all over the world at venues including The London Palladium, New York’s Carnegie Hall, The Paris Olympia, Caesars Palace Las Vegas, and Scunthorpe Baths, but it’s at night clubs where Sol really comes to life. His charisma, his style, his catch phrase “why don’t you put on a tie” his chutzpah, put it all together and you get the magic that is Sol Bernstein.
“Bernstein’s the real deal, you’d better believe it” The Scotsman
Chris Washington has that indefinable something that makes you feel like your watching your best and most amusing friend – only even funnier! With cheeky Northern charm and hilarious tales it’s clear to see why Chris is flying up the comedy ladder. He’s a hit with audiences all over the country as he manages to be relatable and original at the same time and loveable too!
“Hilarious Stories” Hull Daily Mail
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)
Southport’s very own, Damion Larkin, producer of Laugh Out Loud Comedy said “Where else in Southport can you see top comedians off the telly from the likes of BBC2’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks and BBC1’s Live At The Apollo and all for just £15 – the laughs are guaranteed!”
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
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