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GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP AND GOOSE PRESENT: SUSPICIOUSLY CHEAP COMEDY
May 15, 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.
Star of Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, The Graham Norton Show. Multi-award-winning stand-up, writer and actor. ‘An exhilarating, deeply satisfying show’ (Times). ‘Nothing less than full mega-watt charisma’ (Guardian). ‘Always clever and sometimes exquisite’ (Independent).
MAX & IVAN
Superstar sketch ladz. Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees. Stars of BBC Two’s W1A, BBC Radio 4’s Casebook of Max and Ivan. ‘Astonishing: fast-paced and unflaggingly funny’ ***** (Times). ‘Truly outstanding individual performances’ ***** (Edinburgh Evening News). ‘Phenomenal range of talent’ ***** (Mirror).
Joy-infused, boundary-bashing, change-the-game comedy. Chortle Award winner. BAFTA-nominee. ‘Spencer Jones has built one of the silliest, most consuming shows of the Fringe’ ***** (Times). ‘A joyous hour of props-based lunacy… Utterly delightful’ **** (Time Out).
AND HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY: 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…
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.