Stand up for Labour - Colchester
Stand up for Labour returns to Colchester with a brilliant line up at the Greenstead Social Club (Blackthorn Ave, Colchester CO4 3QD).
Featuring on the night will be:
Maria Ferguson: a writer and performer from Essex who has been a resident artist at London’s Roundhouse and has been commissioned by Royal Academy of Art and Radio One. Her debut one woman show, ‘Fat Girls Don’t Dance’, met with critical acclaim and was subsequently published. Now touring her show ‘Essex Girl’.
Steve Gribbin: Liverpool’s finest musical comedy performer. Started as part of the double act, Skint Video, appearing on TV shows including Saturday Live. Has become a very successful solo performer, regularly appearing at the Comedy Store’s topical comedy night, Cutting Edge.
Norman Lovett: one of the most influential comedians in the country, who has developed his own style of comedy since the 1970s. He once warmed up for Punk band ‘The Clash’ and is well known for appearing as ‘Holly’ in cult TV sitcom ‘Red Dwarf’. He has gone down a storm with Labour Party audiences and is the Stand up for Labour Act of the Year.
The night is hosted by Crispin Flintoff, former runner up in the Hackney Empire New Acts competition, who set up Stand up for Labour in 2012 to raise morale for the Labour Party, he has now organised over 250 shows in England, Scotland and Wales. Third cousin of the cricketer Andrew Flintoff.
The night also includes liquid prizes and a raffle.
Tickets cost £10 (if bought before 1 October)/£12 in advance/£15 on the door.
You can buy tickets here.