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Stand up for Labour - Plymouth

Plymouth facebook eventStand up for Labour holds its first event in Plymouth in the Drake Room at the Guildhall (Guildhall Square, Plymouth PL1 2BJ).

The night features three fantastic acts.

Suzy Bennett is a Plymouth-based former Butlin's Red Coat who hit the headlines in 2006 when she won the 'Funny Women' award. She subsequently went on to appear on several TV shows and is now a regular headliner at the UK's leading comedy clubs.

Patrick Shevlin was the main singer/songwriter in Phat Bollard, the busking band from the south west that performed political songs across the country. A mobile phone recording of their song “Millionaires”, which criticises big business and peoples’ attitudes towards the homeless, has been viewed nearly three million times on Facebook.

Norman Lovett is 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 can be bought online here.

Tickets cost £10 if bought before 15 November/£12 in advance/£15 on the door.