Saturday, June 22, 2024

Comedy club marches into Orsett Hall

THREE top comedians, a venue packed to the rafters and two hours of the best stand-up comedy in the UK today, that’s what The Comedy Club at the Orsett Hall Hotel is all about.

Each act is handpicked to give the best blend of comedy so you’re assured a great line-up and jokes that will keep you laughing all night long.

With free membership at there has never been a better time to receive club discounts, win free tickets and get all the comedy gossip free each month
Venue: Orsett Hall Hotel, Prince Charles Avenue , Orsett, RM16 3HS
Tickets: £12.00 | Comedy Club Members £10
Time: Doors Open: 6.00pm | Show Time 9pm
Box Office: 01375 891402
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Host Comedian – Dave Ward

“Enjoyable and entertaining” Time Out

Dave Ward is a friendly, upbeat comic with a cynicism that gives his comedy a unique gentle bite. Fluid, quick thinking and with an original take on life, Dave’s material is both varied and universally popular. He has worked alongside such impressively, diverse names as Harry Hill, Frank Skinner and Richard Littlejohn.

Opening Comedian – Dougie Dunlop

Through the Night (LBC), Beat Room (BBC3), Loud TV (STV), Live Floor Show (BBC Scotland), Velvet Cabaret (BBC Radio Scotland), Voiceover – Days That Shook the World (BBC2)

Highly talented observational comic, Dougie Dunlop, effortlessly gets audiences laughing and sharing his unique take on life. Dougie started his career at the “The Stand” in hometown Edinburgh, and made his fringe debut in 2000 as part of the “The Midnight Show” in the Gilded Balloon. For Fringe 2003, he headlined the prestigious Big Value comedy package show at the Café Royal. “Dougie has a rare ability to tell jokes about ordinary things and be hilarious!” Edinburgh Evening News. His precision humour is delivered with great warmth, and he’s been selected by many high profile comics, both old school and new, to support them on tour.

Headline Comedian – John Hastings

Named in the ‘Top 5 comedians to watch’ – Comedy Network Canada

John Hastings may be new to the UK, but certainly not comedy. John was the winner of the 2010 Irwin Barker Award at Canadian Homegrown Comedy Competition as part of the 2010 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. John was also nominated for a 2010 Canadian Comedy Award in the category of best new-comer and named as one of the 5 comedians to watch by the Comedy Network. Impressively John was one of the first Comedians signed to Canada’s first and only Stand-up Comedy Record Label: Comedy Records featuring on their debut release “Comedy Records Presents”. Last but not least, John was also a finalist for the 2009 and 2010 XM Canada’s “Next Top Comedian in Canada Competition”.


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