The third ever Stand Up Against Racism is to take place at South Shields’ iconic Customs House venue later this month.
Blinking into the world on a balmy evening in West Yorkshire for the first time, The Halifax Comedy Club debuted, offering five comedians, including two advertised headliners in the shape of Mark Rough and Joe Bromehead.
Review: Mark Rough, Phil Swales, Carl Gillespie, Lee Kyle, Harry Bentley and Richard Batt – The Georgian Theatre, Stockton
All Jokes Aside is a new club ran by up and coming comics Richard Batt and Carl Gillespie, with venues in Stockton and Redcar. The nights feature raw and newer acts, and are a welcome addition for any Teesside-based comedians looking to gain some experience and sharpen up their set in an area devoid of […]
Having started doing stand-up over twelve years ago, Mark Rough has played over three and a half thousand gigs (and counting). But the self-proclaimed Mackem Motormouth came to notoriety on the circuit after Rough was charged with fraud back in 2000 for an incident involving his Fnrr Fnrr comedy club in Sunderland. Andrew Dipper and […]