SSP at Mimetic: the best acts in comedy come to Enfield
Andrew Mickel10 July 2013
We're bringing Tony Law, Chris Dangerfield and more to Enfield July 20-26. Come join us...
Such Small Portions has programmed comedy at Mimetic Festival in Enfield for the last week in July. For those who don’t know the comedy calendar very well, this is a particularly amazing week to be scheduling some comedy: acts are dead keen to preview their brand new shows one last time before they take them to Edinburgh. That makes this week a great chance to see new comedy, first – and we’ve picked some corkers.
All shows start at 7.30pm at the Dugdale Centre and they are cheaper if you pick up your tickets online, so get clicking now. We will have interviews with all the acts up over the next few days so keep checking in for more!
We also penned a piece over on London Is Funny about why we chose these six acts, so make sure you read that.
UPDATE: we're very sorry to say we've had to cancel three of the gigs - but you can still get tickets for Chris and Tony later this week...
Saturday 20 July: Jay Foreman |
Monday 22: Rachel Parris | Tuesday 23: Jonny & the Baptists | Wednesday 24: Luisa Omielan | Thursday 25: Chris Dangerfield | Friday 26: Tony Law
Fresh from supporting Dave Gorman, expect masterfully crafted songs, poems, a hilariously melancholy viewpoint and description-defying musical wizardry. BBC's New Talent Pick of The Fringe. Read our interview with Jay about Enfield, his new show No More Colours, and the fact we've both had nightmares about Boris Johnson, here.
Member of the acclaimed troupe Austentatious, Rachel brings an hour of finely-tuned musical comedy mayhem on everything from Glee kids to reaching 30. 'Has natural funny bones...seriously talented' London Is Funny. Read Rachel's thoughts about her new show, appearing with Chris O'Dowd on The IT Crowd, and which members of Austentatious are most likely to scrap...
Jonny and his Baptists - he's a guy called Paddy - bring a blend of satirical songs and raucous rock. As heard on both the Now Show and the Gadget Show. ‘If you’re looking for a fun time, the Baptists will deliver’ Chortle. Read our chat with the boys, including a full rundown of all the ways Paddy has ended up in hospital, here.
Following on from huge breakthrough show What Would Beyonce Do? see Luisa’s latest show Am I Right, Ladies. ‘Fresh, frank and fearless – a gutsy new star is born’ **** Telegraph. Read our chat with Luisa here.
Says Chris: “Every day I reach a new level of emotional decay meaning you'll get a half-arsed and last minute, cobbled together 'story' about events I can barely remember.” 'Exciting, human, disturbing and hilarious' - Kate Moss. Here's a chat we had with Chris about the show.
Multi award-winning Mr Tony Law presents a deeply hidden, powerfully meaningful show: he’s been travelling through time and space to bring you Nonsense Overdrive. 'An ever-changing, hard-to-contain, force of nature' **** Guardian. Here's the last time we heard from Tony.
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