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Jongleurs Comedy Night

Featuring some of the UK’s best up and coming comedians in a unique Comedy Night

Zoe Lyons

Having just finished her second UK tour, Zoe’s trademark high energy, brilliantly observed routines and sharply written material has left her with an ever-growing fan base.

As well as being a series regular on Mock The Week (BBC 2) and The Wright Stuff (Channel 5), Zoe’s recent TV credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), The John Bishop Show (BBC 1), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave), Pointless Celebrities (BBC 1) and winner of Celebrity Mastermind (BBC 1). Radio credits include The Frank Skinner Show (Absolute), The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4) and The Rest is History (BBC Radio 4).

Zoe’s debut hour at the Edinburgh Festival went on to gain her a nomination for the Perrier Award. Since then, she has gone on to host the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny Competition in Edinburgh for the last three years. Zoe is also a talented actress, having starred in Outings at the Edinburgh Festival in 2014, which was later transferred to the St James Theatre in London.

Steve Williams

Chortle Award nominee and BBC New Comedy Award Finalist, Steve Williams is one of the most exciting and electrifying live performers on the comedy circuit. Steve never fails to surprise and engage audiences with his hybrid of bizarre stories, larger than life physicality, spontaneous improvisation and his off-the-wall take on everyday life.

His TV credits include appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Edinburgh and Beyond and The Comedy Storefor Paramount. On radio he has recently appeared on Dave Gorman’s Absolute Radio Show (Absolute Radio), 7 Day Sunday (Radio 5Live) and stood in for Frank Skinner on Frank Skinner’s Absolute Radio Show (Absolute Radio).

Meanwhile, Steve’s three solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe have garnered considerable critical success. Steve premiered his first solo stand-up show Steve Williams: Excitable at the Edinburgh fringe in 2006, he returned in 2007 with Steve Williams: Binge Thinking, which was followed by a national tour of Edinburgh and Beyond. In 2008 he performed the critically acclaimed Steve Williams: Ultimate Warrior and in 2010 Steve toured with his new stand-up show Stand Up Story Man.

Steve is currently a core writer for Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC3.

Javier Jarquin

Javier Jarquin is a regular at the biggest clubs in the UK– delighting audiences with well crafted jokes and a very likeable stage persona. He is also a well known act in his native New Zealand and headlines gigs across Europe.

Before coming to the UK in 2010 Javier spent 4 years working as a professional comedian in New Zealand. After winning the 2007 ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition in Christchurch, he played and headlined gigs on the circuit in NZ and Melbourne, appeared on a host of television shows, and was a core member of New Zealand’s longest running comedy show: Scared Scriptless.

With an exciting and successful 2014 in the bank, which included a full run at the prestigious Just The Tonic venue at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his debut show Joke Ninja, Javier kicked 2015 off with a bang after featuring at the TouMazing Festival in Norway.

In August, Javier performed his hugely popular ‘Card Ninja’ show to sell out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Smug Roberts

Smug Roberts Star of TV, Film and Radio and the man behind Grandad Roberts and Meat Pie Sausage Roll.

He started out at the Frog and Bucket in Manchester, broke through as a headline act in 2000 after being asked to join a star studded line up at Manchester’s Comedy Store opening night. He has continued to headline at all the major comedy clubs since then.

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