Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury, £10 – Doors 7.30pm, Comedy starts at 8pm.
From his humble beginnings as a promoter and compere in Aldershot in 1993, Ben has become a popular headliner on the UK comedy circuit and regularly performs all around the world. On the TV he’s been a guest on Jonathan Ross’ and Graham Norton’s shows, Mock the Week, Buzzcocks, They Think It’s All Over and 8 out of 10 Cats, and he has written jokes for Paul Kaye and Jimmy Carr.
“The term circuit legend is overused, but Norris is one of a handful that have been headlining for more than two decades and rarely departs a stage without leaving it torn to shreds in his wake. A master of the craft, this will be some of the most polished stand-up you are likely to see.” - GQ Magazine
Comedian, writer, filmmaker and voice-over artist Tom Ward has made a name for himself in comedy as a finalist in the BBC Radio New Comedy Award 2014, Leicester Square New Comedian Final 2013 and NATY Final 2014. In 2016 he was featured on Comedy Central’s Live at the Comedy Store, and last year was the winner of the prestigious Chortle Best Newcomer award. Tom has forged a successful and unique path in the industry, with his inventive style incorporating his voice-over talents and improvisation, in addition to his innovative writing.
“Brings fine jokes and star presence to his smart routines. He’s a star in the making” – Time Out
Harry started performing comedy after attending a Hot Water Comedy course at the age of 18 in 2013 and went on to make the top three of the Southport New Comedian of the year competition the following year. He has quickly begun to establish himself as a strong new act on the comedy circuit with his easy-going style and likeable demeanour. Crowds can’t help but enjoy themselves, as he welcomes them into his own world of brilliant stories and unexpected one-liners that leaves them in stitches.
“A talented new comedian with some first-rate material” - Smacked A$$$ Comedy
Semi-regular, ever-popular MC Troy Hawke should need no introduction, but here you go. Milo McCabe’s latest comic incarnation is quite superb. Troy is an RP speaking, cravat wearing 1940s dandy who is on an admirable mission to change the world. He is a lovable fool with a dash of sophistication. Also he’s blisteringly funny. When a comic says he has ‘audience badinage’ you know you are in for a treat.
“Consummately entertaining and enviably talented.” – Broadway Baby