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Suspiciously Cheap Comedy with Gein’s Family Giftshop & Goose
January 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FOSTER’S-NOMINATED GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED GOOSE HOST BRAND NEW COMEDY NIGHT WITH PAJAMA MEN AND JAMES ACASTER
After a sell-out smash debut in November featuring Max & Ivan and Liam Williams; Gein’s Family Giftshop and Goose are returning on 25 January with their second night of Suspiciously Cheap Comedy, held every other month at the Backyard Comedy Club, Bethnal Green.
Gein’s (Foster’s Best Newcomer nominees) and Goose (**** Chortle) bring you a brand new night, held every other month at Backyard Comedy Club, showcasing the best exciting comedy acts in the country. After a sell-out smash-hit debut in November, these pricks are back with their second night in January, and it’s going to be even better than the last one. All for the suspiciously cheap price of £5/3. Doors 6.30pm, show starts at 7.
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: PAJAMA MEN
Multi-award-winning, international-sell-out, change-the-game double act. ‘The Pajama Men create a cartoon of the mind – a shape-shifting world in which anything seems not just possible, but imminent’ ★★★★★ (The Guardian).
Triple Fosters Comedy Award Nominee, in 2012, 2013 and 2014, James Acaster weaves offbeat, crafted standup. As seen on Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. ‘Beautifully constructed “art of stand-up” stuff’ (Sunday Times). ‘Curious, original and immensely enjoyable’ (Telegraph).
THE SEXY AMERICAN GIRL COUSINS
(ELLIE WHITE & TASH DEMETRIOU)
Double-act awesomeness. ‘Undisputed stars’ – Fest. **** (Fest, Short Com, The Skinny, Fresh Fringe, Three Weeks). Winner of The Skinny’s Debutant Award. As seen/heard on Sweat The Small Stuff, Fresh From The Fringe and House of Fools.
AND HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY: GOOSE
Sweaty one-man cartoons. **** ‘Chaotic comic theatre…an original, ambitious edifice’ (Chortle), **** ‘A work of theatrical mastery and comic innovation…deconstructive, satirical and stunningly structured’ (Fest), ***** ‘Maverick comic theatre…one of the most indescribably wonderful pieces of theatre I’ve seen’ (ThreeWeeks)
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 Times, The Skinny, Arts Award Voice, Broadway Baby, Short Com), **** (Mail on Sunday, Time Out, Metro, Fest, Gigglebeats).