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Preview: Sarah Kendall and Tim Key host a night of Comedy At The Bush

If social media is anything to go by, the January Blues have well and truly crept their way into the second month of 2016. But huzzah! The Bush Theatre has just the medicine: laughter!

This week, the cute and humble theatre situated in Shepherd’s Bush, West London is playing host to the likes of Adam Buxton and Noel Fielding for a week of one-nighters, referred to as Comedy At The BushAnd as incredible as these two comedians are, we’re here to recommend some of the other award-winning comics who feature during the week.

Thursday 18 February: Sarah Kendall, Sofie Hagen, Jen Brister, Mae Martin

Sarah Kendall

Sarah Kendall: Best Show Nominee for Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015

“Kendall is a dextrous storyteller, dancing around dark moments, then skipping straight back to punchlines.”
★★★★ Times, ★★★★★ Herald

sofie hagen

Sofie Hagen: Best Newcomer Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015

“Warm, confident…Hagen is hilarious.”
★★★★★ Skinny

jen brister

Jen Brister: “Blisteringly funny…Brister is a truly natural and gifted performer.” List

“Outrageously funny.” Metro

mae martin

Mae Martin: “She had the audience in the palm of her hand” Three Weeks

“Full of the confidence of a veteran comedian… An hour of rapier wit and cute charisma.” Scotsgay 

Saturday 20 February: Tim Key, John Kearns, Suzi Ruffell, Lolly Adefope

Tim Key

Tim Key: Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Winner 2009. The swarthy bard from Charlie Brooker’sNewswipe (BBC4) and the pretty question master from We Need Answers (BBC4).

“The writing is terribly acute…the delivery beyond funny.” The Guardian
“As daring and innovative as it is ridiculously funny… He’s a genius, plain and simple.” Time Out

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John Kearns: Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show Winner 2015, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Winner 2014, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Barry Award Nominee 2014, 2015

“Manages to make you laugh in entirely new ways.” The Guardian
“Sidesplittingly funny.” 
★★★★ Chortle

suzi ruffell

Suzi Ruffell: Official tour support for Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges.

‘Impressively accomplished, innate stage presence, quality material, a classy set.’ Chortle
‘A real stand-up gem.’ The Guardian

Lolly

Lolly Adefope: The Independent One To Watch, Evening Standard Fresh Faces of 2016

‘Tipped by everyone in the comedy industry…’ Laugh Out London
★★★★★ Mirror
★★★★ Time Out

There’s no time to lose – book your tickets now at Ticketmaster.co.uk now.

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