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Brook Comedy Club


Comedy returns to The Brook. Our door staff would say it's never been away!

The Brook Comedy Club returns with a vengeance.  3 Cutting edge acts brought to you in our cabaret style room on the THIRD SUNDAY every month.  Early start and early finish – perfect for a school night Sunday!! 

In the past we have had the likes of… Michael McIntyre, Rich Hall, Simon Pegg, Jeff Green, John Bishop, Ed Byrne, Mark Steel, Brendan Burns, Reg D Hunter, Andy Parsons, Mitch Benn, Milton Jones, Craig Charles, Tom Wrigglesworth, Simon Bligh, Matt Welcome, Richard Morton, Adam Bloom, Junior Simpson, Ronny Ancona, Andy Robinson, Steve Cribbin, Ross Noble, Noel Britten, Ian Cognito, Donna McPhail, Richard Morton, Mike Wilmot, Dave Fulton, Hal Cruttenden, Kevin Bridges, Josh Widdcombe, Roger Monkhouse, Imran Yusuf… & Loads more

Catch your new stars here!

Carl Donnelly

CarlDonnelly Carl started performing stand-up in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting comedians. His conversational, silly sense of humour saw him win a host of awards (Chortle Best Newcomer 2007, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2007 among others) and become a regular at all of the finest comedy clubs in the UK and Ireland.

In 2009, Carl performed his debut solo show Relax Everyone, it’s Carl Donnelly! at the Edinburgh Fringe for which he was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. Since then, Carl has returned to Edinburgh with three further solo shows and will return with another in 2015, after his nomination in 2013 for the Fosters Comedy Award.

Carl has also appeared on various TV shows including Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Dave’s One Night Stand, Stand Up for the Week, Russell Howard’s Good News,

“Excellent, fast-rising comic with pacy anecdotal routines”
Sunday Times

Adam Hess

1477757147614Adam is a stand-up comedian, actor, TV writer and general cheeky-guy from London.

He can’t imagine the queen with wet hair and he finds it hard to get his head around the fact that his cat has a grandad but he is keeping an open mind. A woman in a car park in Gibraltar once granted him a wish when he was 6 and he wished that he could fly. Nothing yet but he won’t give up dreaming. That’s kind of what Adam is all about xox

*This is a really big deal and he didn’t win but he got a trophy anyway and there was free food at the ceremony.

  • Fosters Best Newcomer 2015 Nominee*
  • Live From The BBC (BBC2)
  • Drunk History (Comedy Central)
  • @Elevenish (ITV2)
  • Count Arthur Strong (BBC1)
  • Staff-writer for Russell Howard’s Good News
  • The Telegraph’s Funniest Tweet of 2013
  • 8A*s 3As at GCSE
  • Silver Duke of Edinburgh
  • First Aid Trained
  • Can moonwalk

‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’

★★★★The Independent

‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’

★★★★Time Out

‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’

★★★★1/2 Chortle

‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’

★★★★ The Times

Bilal Zafar

b-1026x508Bilal Zafar was nominated for the Last minute.com Best Newcomer Award for his debut show at the Edinburgh fringe 2016.

Earlier the same year Bilal won the New Act of the Year award  joining the company of previous winners such as Stewart Lee, Ardal O’Hanlon, Joe Wilkinson and Linda Smith.

In 2015 he was the runner up at the Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year competition. He has appeared on BBC3, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Asian Network, and has written for The Independent.

“Catch him before he hits the mainstream.’”  The Guardian

Witty and absorbing…highly entertaining. 
The Times

Fascinating and hilarious in equal measure

Endearing, relaxed and naturally funny…hilarious
EdFest Mag

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