5th & 6th May : Addy Van Der Borgh, Paul Sinha, JoJo Smith, Robert Smith & Geoff Boyz

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5th & 6th May : Addy Van Der Borgh, Paul Sinha, JoJo Smith, Robert Smith & Geoff Boyz

A sidesplittingly brilliant lineup of comedians this weekend at Banana Cabaret..

Addy Van Der Borgh

Addy van der Borgh has that rare talent of making people laugh as soon as he walks on stage. He is a great performer of highly acclaimed and original material, an ability noticed immediately by the BBC when he appeared on the ‘Stand-up Show’ on BBC1after only one year as a comedian. He has subsequently appeared on ‘Live at Jongleurs’ and ‘The World Stands Up’ for Sky TV and the BBC3 series from Baby Cow Productions, ‘Brain Candy’. He has also written and co-presented twenty episodes of ‘TV Meltdown’ for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher (2004 / 2005), has acted in a number of voiceovers for radio and television and has appeared on many radio shows including the legendary ‘Loose Ends’ on Radio 4.

“van der Borgh has funny bones. This man was born to make people laugh”Edinburgh Evening News

“Brilliant natural clown” The Daily Telegraph

“van der Borgh can reel off cracking gags and compete with the best freestylers such as Ross Noble” Evening Standard

“An excellent stand-up with intelligence and wit” The Guardian

“van der Borgh weaves a comedy web that’s as intricate and detailed as it is original” The List

“Addy’s excellent. His flights of fancy and gentle manner are a brilliant combination” Time Out

“There was not a single dip in this consistantly funny and inventive show” The Scotsman

“Addy has a brilliant sense of comic timing” The Independent

“A revered funny man” The Times

“An unassuming comic genius”The Metro

Paul Sinha

Medically qualified Paul Sinha is now a critically acclaimed international stand up comedian of many years standing who first achieved media recognition in 2006 when his solo show Saint or Sinha was nominated for the If.comedy (formerly Perrier) award at the Edinburgh Festival. Since then he has been something of a fixture on Radio 4 with the series Paul Sinha’s Citizenship Test and Paul Sinha’s History Revision as well as one off shows on cricket, the 2012 Olympics and Magna Carta. He has also made frequent appearances on Radio 4 favourites News Quiz, Just a Minute, and The Now Show and has registered several victories on Radio 5’s feisty weekly sports panel show Just a Minute.

As a live comic, Paul has performed several extremely well received solo shows, has had two national tours, performed in Beijing, Munich, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Tokyo as well as many non Olympic cities across the globe. He appeared in the first two series of the Stewart Lee curated tv show Alternative Comedy Experience and in 2014 Paul was voted “Best Club Comedian” in the annual Chortle Awards.

In addition to this Paul has carved out a further career as a professional quizzer, attaining grandmaster status in 2014, reaching a career high UK ranking of 7 in 2015. Since 2011 Paul has been one of the regular “Chasers” on ITV’s awardwinning quiz show The Chase.

Friday 5th May

Addy Van Der Borgh

JoJo Smith

Robert White

TBC

Saturday 6th May

Paul Sinha

Addy Van Der Borgh

JoJo Smith

Geoff Boyz

FRIDAYS £14, CONCESSIONS £11 (+10% BOOKING FEE)

SATURDAYS £16, CONCESSIONS £13 (+10% BOOKING FEE)

NUS Student Discounts – £5 Fridays,£7 Saturdays on the door
 
Doors 7.30pm – show starts 9pm, Bar & DJs ‘til 2am


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