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Comedy Gala

Spring Comedy Gala 2019

Winchester Comedy Festival

Fri 8 March 8pm
Theatre Royal Winchester
Tickets £19
no hidden fees*

Winchester Comedy Festival present
Spring Comedy Gala 2019

Simon Evans
Simon is well known to the British comedy-going public from TV shows such as Live at the Apollo and Stand Up for the Week, and as a regular on BBC Radio 4, where his own hugely successful, acclaimed radio show Simon Evans Goes To Market returns for a fourth series in Spring 2018.

Hugely popular at the Edinburgh Festival, Simon has recently returned from the Fringe after a sell-out run of his new show, Genius. He received a coveted five star review from The Scotsman where his show was described as a “masterclass in socio-political comedy” and an “extraordinarily accomplished hour”.

“Sizzingly entertaining… devastatingly funny gags”
The Guardian

Jayde Adams
After appearances in 8 out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, BBC2′s Gert Lush Christmas with Russell Howard, Sky1′s Sick Note with Nick Frost and Rupert Grint, and Netflix & Channel 5′s Borderline, it’s safe to say that when Dawn French says “Jayde Adams is the 3rd funniest woman in the world. Fact,” she might just be onto something.

“A fearless force of nature”
The Independent

Sean McLoughlin
Sean is a stand-up comedian and writer. He was handpicked to provide tour support on Ricky Gervais’ most recent tour and to open for Bill Burr at the Royal Albert Hall, having also opened for Katherine Ryan, Doug Stanhope and the David Brent live shows.

Sean is a favourite on the UK and international circuit and at the Edinburgh Fringe, where his shows have all received rave reviews. He has also appeared at Cat Laughs Festival in Kilkenny and the prestigious Just For Laughs in
Montreal, where he recorded a set for Kevin Hart’s LOL Network.

“The best comedian you haven’t heard of yet”
Time Out

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

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

Running Time: 1hr 40mins (plus interval)

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