Catford Mews Comedy Club
Come down to the mews to watch 6 up and coming comedians for great night of jokes and laughter on Thursday 6 February 2020. The night will be raising money for FoodCycle Lewisham which is a project run by Rushey Green Time Bank. Tickets £5 available from the Catford Mews box office
The comedians performing on the night are:
Nathan Cassidy: ‘Well-crafted and delivered at good pace with everyone leaving the venue with a warm feeling and a smile on their face’ Buxton Fringe Review for his show, Observational, July 2019. ‘There’s a smart mischief to the material, while his piercingly sarcastic jibes at better-paid entertainers have a touch of the Stewart Lee to them’, Steve Bennett, Chortle Oct 2017. ‘A great comedian. His rapport with the audience is instant and constant. Nathan Cassidy seems like becoming a firm favourite’ ★★★★ Broadway Baby. @nathancassidy
Akin Omobitan: Akin is a Nigeria born, London raised stand-up comedian. His comedy is dark and playful. Wrong-footing audiences for sport, Akin blends shadowy storytelling with murky punchlines to walk you through his life’s grey areas. Max Turner Prize Winner 2017, Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year Finalist 2017, Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist 2018. “An expert example of compelling storytelling.” – Chortle. @AkinOmobitan
Romina Puma: Romina is a German-born Italian comedian, actor, writer, presenter and disability campaigner who moved to London in 2010. In 2015 she did her first solo show in Brighton and Edinburgh. In 2016 she performed her “Not disabled… Enough!” show at the Leicester Fringe Festival. Romina is an Up the Creek Blackout winner. She joined the Funny Women “one to watch” list in 2016. ‘Vivacious, cheeky and gregarious, an Italian Jenny Éclair’ – Views from the Gods.
Louise Reay: The first comedian to perform in Chinese for people who don’t speak any Chinese. The first comedian to feature a cast of masked police monitoring their audience. The first comedian to have a whole trilogy of shows banned. Best Show Brighton Fringe 2017 (noinee), Best Emerging Artist Adelaide Fringe 2017 (winner), Edinburgh Fringe Groundbreaker Award 2016 (nominee), Brighton Fringe Award 2016 (nominee), “Louise Reay can legitimately claim to be unique.” – The Independent, “Truly fantastic, utterly out there.” – Al Murray, ★★★★ TheSkinny, ★★★★ FringeReview, ★★★★ Mumble.
Cressida Wetton: Cressida made her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016. Cressida’s observations and jokes are quirky, dry, and will certainly get you laughing. “Captivating presence, great response” – The Stand. Funny Women New Act Competition 2018 Regional Finalist, BBC New Comedy Award 2017 Heat, So You Think You’re Funny semi-finalist 2015, Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year semi-finalist 2014. @CressudaWetton.
Mat Wills: All round good guy, Mat describes himself as ‘everybody’s favourite short’. He is a likable Londoner whose takes have to be heard to be believed. Mat is a regular at the Edinburgh Festival and has recently completed a run of his latest Edinburgh show, ‘Skydive to Stand up”. Finalists of Made in Kent Comedy, and Finalist BBC Radio Kent New Voices.
Our MC for the night will be Nicole Harris. “Engaging, captivating and charming; a whole load of fun” Nicole was the first woman to win the New Jewish Comedian of the Year award. New Act of the Year finalist 2019. @NicoleHComedy
Doors open 7.30pm. The show will start at 8pm and run until 10.15pm. Please note limited seats are available but standing tickets will be available on the night.
FoodCycle Lewisham offers a weekly community meal at the Lewisham Irish Community Centre. The meal is all run by volunteers and uses surplus food, reducing loneliness and food waste. FoodCycle Lewisham opened in 2016. FoodCycle Lewisham is run in partnership with Rushey Green Time Bank, a local charity which encourages people to share their time and skills to improve and develop our local community. Rushey Green Time bank is a registered charity: Registered Charity No 1101616.