Our new monthly Saturday comedy night will be an opportunity to see both some of the most exciting up and coming and established names in a safe and friendly environment. With sometimes one, sometimes two acts on the schedule, and presented in a safe and friendly environment, you’ll have an opportunity to discover new material from our favourite comedians and ones to watch for in the future. This Saturday line-up includes...
Rachel Fairburn is a comedian and writer from Manchester. Now based in London, Rachel featured in Chortle’s One to Watch list in 2020 and picked up the 2019 online content award from Joe.co.uk . She has also been a finalist of several prestigious competitions including Funny Women, City Life Comedian of the Year, the NATYS and English Comedian of the Year.
Rachel is co-host and co-writer of the worldwide smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla. With a huge international following of over a quarter of a million listeners and growing, she has taken the podcast on several sell-out UK tours and a recent tour of the USA. She has also been a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe since 2014, with five critically acclaimed solo shows under her belt and featured in the 40 jokes of the fringe by the Daily Telegraph in 2018. A regular on the UK stand-up circuit, Rachel is also curator and host of the wildly popular Comedian’s Stories night at the 2Northdown comedy club in London.
Having started performing comedy in the summer of 2016, Jamie has quickly established himself as a rising star on the comedy circuit. He has reached the finals of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? and The Musical Comedy Awards, as well as being shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award. Jamie was also the runner up at Hastings Fringe New Comedian Of The Year.
Jamie’s stand up has been described as a mix of short stories and one liners, delivered with an instant likability and an understated confidence. Covering a range of topics including veganism, his mixed race heritage and coming to terms with entering adulthood. Coming from a musical background, he is adept at both straight stand up and musical comedy. Jamie is currently performing at many clubs all across the UK, including The Comedy Store and Up The Creek. He has also performed at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End to a 900 strong audience.
And Maisie Adam
In 2018 Maisie was nominated for the Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, for her debut show ‘Vague’ and she won the Amused Moose National Comic Award. Maisie Adam is a young female comedian from Yorkshire. Having only started on the circuit in 2016, her anecdotal material and self-deprecating charm have quickly won her praise up and down the country.
She's appeared on Mock the Week, Have I Got News for You, 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Stand Up Sketch Show for ITV2. Maisie has also written and starred in a Life Lessons for BBC3
Event: Saturday 24 October, 7.30pm
Buy tickets for Treble bill: Rachel Fairburn, Jamie D'Souza and guest! at Hampshire Cultural Trust’s Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham now!
May contain adult themes and strong language
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