Sun 1 Apr
South Norwood’s monthly comedy night Leave ‘Em Laughing is back this April with another fantastic line up of acclaimed comedians! Sarah Benetto, Howard Cohen, Dan Cook, Jess Fostekew, Sam & Ben and MC Sara Barron will all be live delivering the latest material for a night of laughs and good times to be had by all!
Sarah Bennetto is a stand-up from Melbourne, now based in London. You can catch her doing new solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe every year, music festivals, comedy clubs, and she can also be heard on BBC Radio 4, Glastonbury backstage radio and NTS’s Mix-Tape. She is the host of Storytellers’ Club, the cult comedians-telling-stories comedy club. She and her club will also be appearing at Mach Fest and Edinburgh Festival this year.
“A sophisticated mix of stand-up and character comedy, Bennetto succeeds in harnessing the full power of an instinctive comedic mind.” ★★★★Fest magazine, Edinburgh
“Bennetto delivers effervescent, confident and well-structured stand-up. Her tales of outrageous fortune are suffused with urbanity and wisdom, and buoyed by a lightly rendered sense of nostalgia”
★★★★The Age, Melbourne
Howard’s one to watch and he steps into the limelight of the comedy world. Howard has written for TV programmes on ITV2, BBC3 and Channel 4. As a producer he has worked for major production companies including Warner Brothers, Disney, Objective Productions and Lion Television. He has written and produced highly successful a series of scripted comedy films for Yahoo!, and the number one most viewed series of shorts for Channel 4 online. Working in development he has had comedy projects commissioned for most of the major broadcasters including Channel 4, BBC, ITV, and Sky.
As seen and heard on BBC 1, Channel 4, Radio 4 and Radio 2.
“Frenetic and hilarious… Superb” **** The List
“This is excellent stand up” **** Edinburgh Festival Magazine
“Had the crowd roaring with laughter” **** Three Weeks
Taking a break from her SOLD OUT nationwide tour, Jess is trying on something new for size at Leave ’em Laughing. She’s a writer for BBC and C4, and regular host for BBC R4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’.
The Guardian say she “wears her smarts on her sleeve, great stuff” and Fest called her “consistently hilarious.” Also, catch up with her on her Hoovering podcast http://jessicafostekew.com/hoovering-episode-6-suzi-ruffell/ as featured by i’s culture section.
Sara Barron has appeared in Vanity Fair, on Showtime’s This American Life, NPR’s Weekend Edition, NBC’s Today Show, and HBO’s comedy festival. She is a frequent host of The Moth: True Stories Told Live.