Jamie Stubbs

Review: The Wild Bunch New Act/Material Night – Walkabout, Middlesbrough

Hidden away in the upstairs function room of Middlesbrough’s Walkabout pub is a lovely little gig supporting new and local talent at low cost and high value for money.

 Jamie Stubbs

Review: Dan Willis (Michael Jackson: World’s Greatest Entertainer) – Espionage, Edinburgh.

Review: Dan Willis (Michael Jackson: World’s Greatest Entertainer) – Espionage, Edinburgh.

Directly following Dan Willis’ ‘Ferris Bueller’s Way Of…’, the Newcastle comic performed a themed show in the same venue as a non-offensive, humorous tribute to Michael Jackson.

 Jamie Stubbs

Review: Adam Hills: Mess Around – [email protected] Hall, Edinburgh.

Review: Adam Hills: Mess Around – Assembly@Assembly Hall, Edinburgh.

This year Adam Hills has thrown out the rule book. He declined to write an Edinburgh show, instead opting to ‘mess around’ with members of the audience as he says they’re ‘instantly more fascinating than any attention seeking comedian on-stage’.

 Jamie Stubbs

Review: Richard Herring: Christ On A Bike – [email protected] Street, Edinburgh.

Review: Richard Herring: Christ On A Bike – Assembly@George Street, Edinburgh.

‘I consider Richard Herring to be one of the must-see performers of any Edinburgh Festival’, writes Jamie Stubbs.

 Jamie Stubbs

Review: Dan Willis: Ferris Bueller’s Way Of… – Espionage, Edinburgh.

As a patron of the Newcastle comedy club Dan Willis has a hand in organising, I’ve been watching his Edinburgh shows for the past couple of years now.

 Jamie Stubbs

Review: David Hadingham, Danny Deegan and Wes Zaharuk – Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington.

In the last gig of the comedy season before traveling up North to perform his debut solo show at the Edinburgh festival, Kai Humphries presented three top acts from the UK and beyond, bringing them to a lively Monday night Cramlington audience. The Punch-Drunk Comedy show started as usual with Kai’s typical audience banter, aided […]

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Review: Kai Humphries and The Noise Next Door – Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington.

In a change to the regular format of the Punch Drunk Comedy night, the room in Concordia Leisure Centre played host to two Edinburgh preview specials, showcasing a double bill of solo shows from local talent and club organiser Kai Humphries, and the improv-comedy group, The Noise Next Door. Humphries, finalist in 2009’s So You […]

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Review: Brendon Burns and George Zach – The Trimmers Arms, South Shields.

Review: Brendon Burns and George Zach – The Trimmers Arms, South Shields.

I was sat on a Wednesday night trawling through my Facebook feed when I stopped scrolling for a moment to see that new comic George Zach was supporting Burns in two days’ time at a comedy club called The Comedy Bunker. Good for him I thought; that’ll be somewhere down south – Burnsey would never […]

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