Heat 4 – Bridgwater
Monday 21st May – 8pm
The McMillan Theatre
Lower Bath Road
Andrew Watts has a distinctive style and very original material. His posh-boy humour is intelligent without distancing himself from the audience. Lawyer turned comedian, Andrew is extremely likeable and invariably wins a crowd over as he canters, like an apologetic tsunami, through challenging subjects. Previously a solicitor in London, he is now a full-time comedian and has written and performed four full-length Edinburgh shows, I Wish I Could Be Like Andrew Watts, Born To Be Mild, Feminism for Chaps and, most recently, How To Build A Chap. All of them received five- or four-star reviews.
Ben has been performing comedy since 2013. He works as a postman and likes books and cheese.
Cerys Nelmes is born and bred in the West Country and is a comedian, actress and TV warm up artist. She is an established full-time act on the comedy circuit, working all over the UK and internationally. She performs 20/30/45 minute sets and is one of the best female MCs in the UK. Cerys also performs children’s comedy!
Luke Honnoraty burst onto the circuit in 2010 as the winner of the ‘South West New Act of the Year‘ on his 3rd ever gig, Luke has gone from strength and is now performing alongside the best names in comedy including supporting Katherine Ryan, Joel Dommett and Lloyd Griffiths on the UK Tours.
West Country comic telling stories of life in the south west and being a parent in modern Britain.
“His interaction with the crowd is perfect. An ability to create great mental images… great ad-libbed jokes. There is a strong future for this fresh-faced comic.” – Ed Fringe Review.
“Absolutely brilliant compere” – Joel Dommett.
“Going to be a comedy monster. Reminds me of Russell Howard and Jon Richardson when they were climbing the ladder, with his own style.” – Matt Price, Comedian
David Arnold is a loveable Welshman who never fails to deliver a well-rounded and polished performance that has his audience laughing throughout. He has won critical acclaim in competitions such as So You Think You’re Funny, Comedy Gladiators and the South Coast Comedian of the Year.
Karen Bayley is a Midlands based act, hailing from Birmingham. Karen has been on the circuit for over a decade. She made a name for herself early on in her career reaching the semi-final of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Awards and was later crowned the winner of the 2001 Komedia New Act prize, Karen Bayley followed by becoming the first ever female winner of the prestigious Comedy Store King Gong award as well as reaching the finals of both the BBC New Comedy Awards Showcase and Babycham Funny Women.