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Comedy Gala

Comedy Gala

Winchester Comedy Festival

Sat 17 March 8pm
Theatre Royal Winchester
Tickets £18
no hidden fees*

Winchester Comedy Festival presents
Comedy Gala
Spring 2018

James Acaster
James Acaster is one of the most brilliant and distinctive young comedians of his generation. He has received acclaim from around the world, including a record breaking 5 consecutive nominations for Best Comedy Show at the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.

As well as his glowing stand-up career, James is a regular across our TV screens, having graced the likes of, amongst others; Mock The Week (BBC Two) for which he is a regular panellist, Would I Lie To You (BBC One), 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4) and may more.

“This is stand-up of the highest, most playful order”
The Guardian

“One of comedy’s most original voices”
Evening Standard

Charlie Baker
Charlie Baker’s instant likeability and charming delivery style has earned him a reputation as “a superior take on the modern showman” (The Guardian).

He is a popular face on TV panels shows having appeared as team captain on A Short History Of Everything Else (Channel 4), two series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2), Rob Brydon’s Christmas Special (BBC1), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live 2012 & 2013 (BBC3) and The Comedy Store (Comedy Central).

George Lewis
Stockport born and bred, Comedian/Writer/Actor George Lewis is one of the most exciting acts to
burst on to the scene in recent years.

George is a multi-award winner, having won the Amused Moose Laugh Off and reached the final of the BBC New Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Spring 2017 saw George join the Top Gear team as the new host of Top Gear: Extra Gear alongside Rory Reid and Chris Harris

James Gill (MC)
Our resident MC returns! James Gill is a comedian, presenter, warm-up artiste and writer, establishing himself as one of the most popular compères on the circuit.

“I would go to the ends of the earth to share a stage with James Gill. He’s a sharp & energetic hero of club comedy and a face we’ll undoubtedly be seeing all over TV very soon”
Katherine Ryan

“One of the most imaginative MCs on the circuit. The crowd love him”
Rob Beckett

Visit sponsored by Paris Smith

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