LAUGHING COYOTE PRESENTS... DAVID TRENT,JESS FOSTEKEW,BOBBY MAIR and LUKE BENSON
Laughing Coyote favouriteS fill a laugh-packed line-up for Sutton's Christmas comedy extravaganza!
JESS FOSTEKEW regularly hosts the BBC Radio 4 Extra hit show 'The Comedy Club'.
She's also currently writing on the ITV Jason Manford flagship show 'It's a Funny Old Week', as well as for specific comedians for Channel 4's '8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown'
Jess does stand up almost every night of the week from Streatham to Switzerland. Her fourth show, 'IMAGINARY COLIN' for Edinburgh 2015, where Jess will also be a regular in the late night shows Joke Thieves and This Is Your Trial. These are both being developed for tours and television.
"Intensely funny" and "Very talented" - Timeout
"Intelligent humour and sharp, insightful stand up" - Evening Standard
"There are plenty of comedians willing to dumb themselves down in order to
win audience approval, but that's not a game Jessica Fostekew is prepared to
play...great fun, if not the sort of thing that's likely to win over fans of
Paddy McGuinness" - The Guardian
DAVID TRENT closes the season finale at The Secombe on 19th December
David has a unique show involving film, animation and live interaction. Honing his explosive performance for several years, David burst on to the comedy map with his 2012 debut show – selling out an entire run at the Edinburgh festival.
Since then he has created two more full-length shows collecting acclaim and kudos across the board. His latest show DAVID TRENT: Live at the Pleasance Courtyard is currently touring the UK after receiving 5 star reviews during this year’s comedy festival.
'David Trent bursts on to the Fringe with ballsy, bold and intense hour of inventive, tech-heavy comedy that's smart and dumb in equal measure.' Chortle
'A creator of bold, category-defying comedy.' The Stage
'A first rate comic mind' The Guardian
'His performances are intense, fearless and original.' LondonIsFunny
'One of the most talked-about people in comedy right now.' The Guardian
'A comic with a natural flair for the absurd.' The Observer
'One of the must see comics on the circuit!' Latest
*****ThreeWeeks ****The Guardian ****Chortle ****The Mirror ****The List
"surprised with throwaway lines of impressive verbal dexterity that was thoughtful, clever and very funny."
“a quirky observational set that earns him lots of applause…He looks the part, he’s got the talent, and it’s easy to imagine him on the telly..”
“quick as a whippet with razor-sharp intelligence, delivering punch lines with fantastic physicality.”
Geordie Giant LUKE BENSON is a stand-up/writer/actor/podcaster/bloke.
In addition to this he is a radio presenter with a show for 3 years on Shoreditch Radio & curator of an NUFC Podcast called
“The Newcastle Natter” through Playback Media.
He has appeared on Channel 4, Channel 5, GinxTV, Radio 1, 6 Music,
Radio 4, Capital, Virgin and Absolute Radio
& written for BBC Radio 4 & Sky.
Rounding off an impressive bill is BOBBY MAIR - a disturbingly exciting new comedian, having graced our screens on Channel 4’s 8 out of 10 Cats, BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News and Seann Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular.
He has also appeared on post Edinburgh Fringe best-of highlights show, and his most recent assault on our TV screens shows him kissing audience members on Nick Grimshaw’s BBC3 series, Sweat the Small Stuff.
Bobby’s debut Edinburgh show; Obviously Adopted garnered rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe.
"a bona fide tour de force" The Guardian
"A brilliant stand up. He’s either going to be a huge international comedy star or the funniest homeless man ever." Jimmy Carr
"Will stamp pictures in your brain that may never go away." ★★★★ The Scotsman
"A brilliant comic mind." ★★★★ London Is Funny