Sun, 12 Dec|
The George IV
WLQP Presents a Comedy Night with Mark Bittlestone & Friends
Internet Sensation, Mark Bittlestone AKA: @Poofsrus will be hosting an evening of comedy along with some of his friends...and YOU! Yes, that's right! We are opening up the WLQP Sunday Stage to new acts who want to perform.
Time & Location
12 Dec 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
The George IV, 185 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 2DR, UK
About the event
With his candid approach to discussing being gay in 2021, Mark is rapidly making a name for himself both online and on the UK standup circuit. He has 100k followers on TikTok and 30k on Instagram, while in the real world (!) has twice won Up the Creek’s prestigious Blackout competition, was runner-up from 300 entrants in the Max Turner Prize 2018, reached the final of the Leicester Square Theatre SketchOff Competition 2019 & ’20, and was most recently a finalist in Southport New Comedian of the Year Competition 2021. Follow him on social media @poofsrus or find him selling his underwear for money on Grindr.
Kate Martin is a stand-up comedian who was made in the South but born in the North. Currently storming the clubs in London and beyond. Her experience in mental health gives fuel to her confident, high energy storytelling combined with razor sharp observations of life's quirks through queer eyes.... Max Turner Finalist 2021 | Comedy Store King Gong Winner 2021
Blackout Winner 2021 | West Didsbury Festival - New Stand Up Comedian of the Year (2nd place) 2021 | ”effortlessly funny - easily one of the best new acts on the circuit - book her, she's damn funny!"........Mark Palmer
Guaranteed to lift the mood in any room, Gbemi is an exciting new comedian who tantalises his audiences with his charismatic approach to contentious topics. His engaging and unpredictable writing style combined with his high energy performances have seen Gbemi nominated for the BBC’s New Comedian of the Year, and win the Max Turner Prize for Comedy and The Comedy Stores King Gong. Gbemi also wrote and starred in the award-winning “F*ck My Life – Most Racist Uber Ride Ever”, a story based on one of his real-life experiences. The short film produced by Pulped Productions won the prestigious Broadcast Digital Awards in 2020 for Best Short-Form Format. It was also nominated for a Webby Award for Comedy (2021) alongside videos from James Corden (winner), Trevor Noah’s the Daily Show, and The Simpsons.
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