Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury, £10 – Doors 7.30pm, Comedy starts at 8pm.
Glenn began his comedy career in his hometown of Vancouver in 1995. He moved to London in 1998 and quickly became one of the rising stars of the international comedy circuit having performed in Australia, New Zealand, The USA, South Africa, Switzerland, France, Croatia and Saudi Arabia. Glenn was nominated for Best International Stand Up at The New Zealand Comedy Awards and Best Headliner at the Chortle Awards, and is a popular addition to many UK festivals, including Reading & Leeds, Latitude, Bestival, Download and of course Glastonbury. Glenn is also a regular on TV having made appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News and Never Mind The Buzzcocks among many other shows.
“Effortlessly funny with an affability that other comics can only dream of. You have to go and see Glenn Wool.” - The Guardian
Comedian, actor and regular Huffington Post blogger Naomi Cooper has spent the last ten years performing throughout the UK and Europe. She was the first female finalist of C Venue’s Improvaganza at the Edinburgh Festival in 2009 and is a founding company member of improvisational troupe ImproBabble who had a residency with the Leicester Square Theatre from 2010 through to the end of 2012. Naomi is a regular on the London stand-up circuit and presented her debut solo show That’s Probably Enough at the Leicester Square Theatre in July 2014. Her second solo show KERFUFFLE appeared at the Leicester Square Theatre in February 2016 and at the Leicester Comedy Festival in February 2017.
“A comedy badass… Naomi Cooper is funny. Know that.” - Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
Since starting comedy in March 2014, Eshaan Akbar has established himself as an act with exciting potential. A winner of the Piccadilly Comedy Club New Comedian of the Year 2016, Eshaan has been in the finals of other prestigious competitions, including ‘So You Think You’re Funny?’ and ‘Laughing Horse’ in 2014. He has performed across the UK and in Germany and Bangladesh and in 2016 he supported Dane Baptiste on his UK tour. His professional career has taken him from private banking through to corporate communications via a career in local government public policy and Eshaan has written for The Guardian, The Times, The Observer and The Huffington Post.
“So slick, I could have been watching a Live at the Apollo set” – Bruce Dessau
He’s back! Once regular MC Mark Olver has been so sought after as a TV warm-up that we haven’t been able to have him at Travestees for a while. Mark’s warm-up credits include 8 Out of 10 Cats, Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News For You and Deal or No Deal. He also regularly comperes and headlines for comedy clubs and promoters all over the UK and has supported such acts as Russell Howard and Lee Mack on national tours.
“Cheerful and funny” – The Guardian