Custard Comedy – Richard Morton
Friday 13th March
7:45 pm – 11:00 pm
Richard Morton is a stand up comedian, singer, songwriter and Time Out Comedy Award winner. With his comedy songs, Richard has built up a formidable reputation as a live act, and completed several major UK tours supporting the likes of Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jo Brand, Eddie Izzard and Phill Jupitus, and is a founder member of The Comedy Store’s Cutting Edge Show. Richard is still a headline act on the international comedy circuit. TV credits include Nevermind the Buzzcocks, Jack Dee’s Saturday Night Show, Richard & Judy and Channel 4’s The Stand-Up Show. “A great stand up, audiences laughed longer and louder at Morton than any other act on the Fringe” Sunday Times.
Harriet Kemsley is an award winning comedian, writer and actress. Recently, she starred in the Viceland reality sitcom Bobby and Harriet: Get Married, which she co-created and co-wrote with her husband Bobby Mair, to huge critical acclaim. She also performed on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Jo Brand’s Channel 4 series Damned, appeared on the most recent season of Doctor Foster for BBC and is a recurring guest on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Her other credits include The Radio 1 Comedy Lounge, BBC3’s Comedy Marathon, The One Show (Edinburgh Special) and Kevin’s Hart’s LOL Live. She has been described by Time Out as “a very funny rising star” and as one of Rhod Gilbert’s “Ten Comics to See”.
Chris Norton Walker pokes fun at comedians and audiences alike; mocking assumptions and challenging notions. He uses himself, and his life experiences, as a mirror to ridicule stand up comedy and to deconstruct established comedy motifs. “A fun, teasing way of keeping the audience on their toes” Chortle.
Our MC is Lou Conran, a comedian, writer, performer, and “a superlative storyteller” according to the Edinburgh Guide. Performing stand up since 2005 all over the UK and more recently Australia, and she bloody loves MCing. She has supported, amongst others, Sarah Millican, and Joe Lycett on tour and was a finalist in the English Comedian of the Year in 2017. “Pretty much one of the most confident and playful comperes we’ve seen” Latest7 Magazine
Presented by Custard Comedy
Doors open 7.45pm, show starts 8.15pm
£10.13 inc. booking fee, £12.00 on the door