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GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP AND GOOSE PRESENT: SUSPICIOUSLY CHEAP COMEDY

July 3, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

$3 – $5

 

FOSTER’S-NOMINATED GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED GOOSE HOST MEGA COMEDY NIGHT.

After seven sell-out shows featuring Boy With Tape On His Face, Tim Key, Bridget Christie, Pajama Men, James Acaster, John Kearns, Max & Ivan and Liam Williams; Gein’s Family Giftshop and Goose are returning  with their eighth night of Suspiciously Cheap Comedy, held every other month at the Backyard Comedy Club, Bethnal Green. All for the suspiciously cheap price of £5/3. Doors 6.30pm, show starts at 6.45pm.

FEATURING:

PAJAMA MEN 
Multi-award-winning, change-the-game-ing, divine-comic-energy-channelling masters of sketch. ‘Pajama Men create a cartoon of the mind, a shape-shifting world in which anything seems not just possible, but imminent’ ***** (Guardian). ‘Dazzling’ ***** (Times).

JOSIE LONG 
Triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. Master stand-up, storyteller, and joy-corraller. ‘A joy to behold. A stand-out stand-up’ **** (Scotsman). ‘Superbly funny’ **** (Time Out).

SEAN McLOUGHLIN 
Disgruntled weaver of iconic stand-up. ‘This guy is an exciting talent … he is one of the best’ (Scotsman). ‘Raw and different’ ***** (ThreeWeeks). ‘The stand-out stand-up’ (Evening Standard). ‘An interesting and skilful stand-up, with some routines of brilliance’ (Chortle.co.uk).

GOOSE 
Sweaty one-man cartoons. ‘A fabulous, breakneck performer who morphs feverishly between characters and ideas’. The Independent. **** ‘Sparkles with wit…you just have to submit to this force of nature, until it deposits you, dizzy but exhilirated’ (Chortle), **** ‘A work of theatrical mastery and comic innovation…deconstructive, satirical and stunningly structured’ (Fest).

GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP 
Your new favourite sketch group, you just don’t know it yet. Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2014. Winners: Best New Sketch Act and Audience Choice Award at London Sketchfest 2014. ***** (The Sunday Times, The Skinny, Arts Award Voice, Broadway Baby, Short Com), **** (Mail on Sunday, Time Out, Metro, Fest, Gigglebeats).

AND RESIDENT OUT-OF-OUR-LEAGUE MC…

KIRI PRITCHARD-McLEAN 
Leicester Mercury Finalist, Amused Moose finalist and one fourth of the Multi award winning Gein’s Family Giftshop. “She balances affection with an acute eye for the ridiculous to bring you a stand up set of well delivered, increasingly funny anecdotes..definitely one to watch” – Three Weeks.  

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Date:
July 3, 2016
Time:
6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$3 – $5
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