Tor Leisure Centre, Glastonbury
£10 – Doors 7.30pm, Comedy starts at 8pm.
Tony is a rapidfire gag merchant with an arsenal full of one-liners. For laughs-per-minute he’s a tough act to beat! His quick wit has made him a sought-after act and compere by comedy clubs and promoters across the UK and even for gigs worldwide. Something of a Twitter sensation, Tony’s jokes turn up in all sorts of places, from greetings cards to newspapers, even if you’ve never heard of him there’s a good chance that you’ll have laughed at one of his gags. As well as performing, Tony is also a prolific writer. His credits include The News Quiz and The Now Show, and he is regularly contributing to Viz, and being featured in The Times.
“The best joke writer around” – GQ Magazine
Simon Lomas is one of the most intriguing stand-ups on the circuit. Already making waves, this slightly ungainly and socially awkward geek will doubtless go onto big things as his distinctive style is matched by superb jokes and a unique delivery. Simon started out in comedy in 2015 and within three years was a finalist in English Comedian of the Year (2017) and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (2018) before going on to win the biggest prize in UK comedy, Petfringe Comedian of the Year, last year scooping the £10,001 prize.
“Sharp and solid joke writing” – The Skinny
Manchester based Pete has been building a name for himself on the circuit as a fantastically funny act over the last few years, mixing fast paced observations and routines with wonderful characterisations. Pete is able to command an audience as well as he commands a variety of accents, wearing his comedy heart on his sleeve and leaving the audience in hysterics at his misfortunes and frustrations with the minutiae of everyday life. Pete performs at some of the biggest comedy clubs in the country including Glee, Jongleurs and The Comedy Store.
“Great act with a big future” Laughing Stock Comedy
Now pretty much a staple at Travestees is MC Troy Hawke. Homeschooled by an overly nostalgic mother, Troy confronts the 21st century as if waking from a 1930′s time capsule with insightful and hilarious consequences. Alongside TV appearances on Blue Go Mad in Ibiza (ITV2), Live at the Electric (BBC Three) and Benidorm (ITV1), Milo McCabe (Troy’s creator) is an established character comedian with several successful Edinburgh runs under his belt, twice nominated for Best Show at The Amused Moose Laughter awards and listed as one of GQ magazine’s Top 10 shows of the Fringe.
“Consummately entertaining and enviably talented.” – Broadway Baby