Knock2bag @ MOTH CLUB
Josie Long + Rosie Jones + Damien Slash + Lola & Jo + Jayde Adams + Will Adamsdale + Rob Oldham
Entry Requirements: 18+
Often described as a unique voice in comedy, Josie Long is one of the most respected comedians of her generation. She started stand-up at age 14 and soon after went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award. "An original and unflagging spirit, oozing enthusiasm and intellect… Josie Long builds delightful comedy worlds" **** THE TIMES
"Every bit as funny as heartfelt" **** THE GUARDIAN
"Josie Long is one of the finest stand-ups on the circuit. Razor sharp and mercilessly self-deprecating" THE TELEGRAPH
"Brings big laughs" **** EVENING STANDARD
"Disarmingly eloquent, verbally dexterous, a gem of the British comedy scene" NEW YORK TIMES, CRITICS' PICKS
sie Jones is a comedian with a penchant for being mischievous. Her cerebral palsy doesn't slow her down in the slightest. Catch her before she wobbles her way to stardom! As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Silent Witness. Finalist: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018, Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017. 'It's rare to see a comedian who exudes such joy' (Steve Bennett, Chortle.co.uk).
Multi-character YouTube star Damien Slash goes from the surreal to the satirical, from the zeitgeist to the absurd, Damien serves up a range of high octane characters, all from his own voice. Adverts, actors, hipsters, trolls - no aspect of modern life is left un-skewered.
Lola and Jo have been working in the industry separately for a number of years. Trying to be funny together is a relatively new venture.
Jayde Adams is a British comedian from Bristol, winner of the 2014 Funny Women award and 2016 nominee for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
Winner of the Perrier Award for Comedy 2004. Will trained at the Oxford School of Drama and started gaining acclaim on stage in 1999. He has since alternated between TV roles and theatre.
Rob is a comedy writer and performer. He formed one fifth of The Cambridge Footlights in 2016, writing and performing in their critically praised sketch show 'Lagoon' at the Edinburgh Fringe and across an American tour. He has already written for Radio 4's Newsjack, and having started doing stand-up at university, Rob wrote and performed his debut solo show 'Brink' at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Whilst up in Edinburgh, Rob was selected to compete in the final of the 'Amused Moose New Comedy Awards', where he picked up the prize for 'Breakthrough Comic'.
'Quirky, offbeat sensibilities that distil into smart jokes that rarely sound like anyone else’s... quite a rare achievement in such a newcomer' Chortle