April Comedy Club at the Planetarium
Stand-up comedy nights in the unique setting of the planetarium. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
HAL CRUTTENDEN (Work in Progress)
Hal Cruttenden is one of the top stand-up comedians working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor. He has made several appearances on ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC1 and 2), ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1) and ‘The Royal Variety Performance’ (ITV) as well as his regular appearances on shows such as ‘Mock the Week’ (BBC2), ‘The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice’ (BBC2 and Channel 4) and ‘The Apprentice: You’re Fired’ (BBC2). On the radio, the second series of his sitcom ‘Hal’ (co-written with Dominic Holland) was recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and he has released two comedy DVDs, ‘Tough Luvvie’ (Universal) and ‘Straight Outta Cruttenden’(Amazon Prime and NextUpComedy.com). He has toured the country extensively and, in the last two years, has also taken shows to the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the New Zealand Comedy Festival.
Joe's writing career began when his first book about his experiences of OCD, Touch and Go Joe, was published. Since then, he has made a name for himself as a stand-up comic, writer and speaker. Joe now focuses mainly on his unique brand of political comedy and in 2012, Joe was asked to support Alexei Sayle on his comeback tour. Joe is now frequently performing stand up in comedy clubs around the UK.
- Runner Up Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2012
- Finalist New Act Of The Year (formerly Hackney Empire) 2011
- Shortlisted The Guide Award for Best Comedy 2011
- Winner Comedy Central Funniest Student 2010
- Finalist London New Comedy Awards 2010
- Shortlisted The Guide Award for Best Comedy 2009
Matt has been performing stand-up comedy since 2003, and has appeared at venues all across the UK and the world, including gigs in Australia, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Norway, Romania, Slovenia and Singapore!
"Excellent audience interaction and intelligent observations... An hour of classic stand-up expertly delivered" Broadway Baby
“Brilliantly assured and commanding stage presence…..a super impressive comedy brain” British Comedy Guide
"A set full of poise, wit and expertly placed callbacks... Really funny" The Scotsman
JAMES GILL (MC)
James Gill is a comedian, presenter, warm-up artiste and writer, establishing himself as one of the most popular compères on the circuit.
“I would go to the ends of the earth to share a stage with James Gill. He’s a sharp & energetic hero of club comedy and a face we’ll undoubtedly be seeing all over TV very soon” – Katherine Ryan
"One of the most imaginative MCs on the circuit. The crowd love him” – Rob Beckett
Please note, the line-up may be subject to change. This is an adult event, ages 18 and over.
Booked online and at least one day in advance: £12
Booked online on the day or on the door: £15
Annual pass holders will benefit from a 10% discount when booking this event (annual pass number is required at time of booking).
Doors open at 7pm
Show starts at 7:30pm
Show ends at 10pm
MC - James Gill
Opening - Hal Cruttenden
Middle - Joe Wells
Close - Matt Green
Refreshments available from the Hub café.