Jokes & Laffs
- 02 Mar 2024
- 02 Mar, 19:00
Rising star of the comedy circuit, Wilson Milton charms and delights with clever observation, curve ball one-liners, and funny anecdotes. Wilson is picking up an impressive record around the UK and is amongst the leading up and coming comedians. Comedy finalist of 2018 and a rising star of the comedy club scene. Stand Up Comedian Wilson Milton charms and delights with clever observation, curve ball one-liners, and funny anecdotes. Wilson is making a name for himself and is collecting a very impressive gig list across the UK.
President Obonjo of Lafta Republic has been performing stand-up comedy since 2010. The President is a comedy character, whose set combines political and personal story lines (drawing on his alter ego’s experiences and influences as a British Nigerian), the impact of Social media on his life, and the nonsense of modern life. He is a bit of a charmer in his Field Marshal’s uniform!
Luton Comedian of the Year 2013 Beat the Gong at the Comedy Store October 2013
Beat the Frog in Manchester 2013 Bath Comedy Gladiators 2013
Hastings Comedian of the Month 2013
“The President is a spectacle and should not be missed, you will be blown away by his energy of this well-established comedian, and he became my President that night.”
Geoff Schumann is an award-winning comedian and radio presenter, described as one of the early pioneers of the Black stand-up comedy circuit. He appeared in the BBC 2 hit show the ‘Real Mccoy’ and was the co-host of the game show ‘Get It On’ also on BBC 2. He has been the host of several high-profile RnB concerts. For several years, he ran his own comedy stable, which spawned the likes of current comedy circuit favourites Richard Blackwood and Toju. For further information, checkout www.geoffschumann.com
Ava Vidal is a cool and composed performer with an intriguing past. Ava became a mother at 18 and spent five years as a prison guard at Pentonville. A chance viewing of a Chris Rock routine inspired her to pursue a career in comedy, and she quickly became a fixture of the stand-up circuit.
Ava juggles motherhood with a hectic schedule of club dates and TV appearances, both as a comedian and a commentator. Critically judged as ‘a face of the future’, Ava performs in the UK, America, Canada and Australia, and is an occasional journalist.
Ava has become a regular presence on television since she turned heads as the BBC New Comedy Awards’ only female finalist in the very first year of her career. She has appeared on Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, Edinburgh and Beyond and C4 reality show Kings of Comedy.
Ava was the subject of the documentary From the Top, detailing her background and development as a comedian.
As a commentator, Ava has contributed to The Wright Stuff, Daybreak, ITN News and BBC World Have Your Say. She has written for The Independent and The Guardian and has used racist abuse directed at her as fuel for her acclaimed solo stand-up show.