Stand up for Labour - Shrewsbury
Stand up for Labour holds its first ever show in Shrewsbury for Shrewsbury & Atcham Labour Party.
Taking place at the Salop Unison Club (Shirehall, Abby Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6LY), the night features an incredible line up of three acts.
Steve Day is the country’s only deaf comedian and has been performing at the UK’s top comedy clubs for over 15 years. His mix of anecdotes and gags has made him a favourite of Stand up for Labour audiences in London, Tamworth, Wolverhampton, Leek, Stafford, Stoke, Birmingham, Burton, Mablethorpe, Corby, St Albans, Upton-upon-Severn, Swadlincote, Grimsby, Sheffield, Nottingham, Northampton, Bolton, Broxtowe and Crewe.
Stockport housewife Barbara Nice has an infectious joie de vivre that has lightened up audiences all over the country and she now has her own sitcom on BBC radio. She is well known for appearing on TV shows 'Phoenix Nights', 'Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere' and 'Coronation Street'. Barbara has brought joy to Stand up for Labour events in Manchester, Birmingham, Southport, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Northampton and Blackpool, where she also conducted the best Labour Party raffle ever! She is soon to appear on 'Britain's Got Talent'.
Smug Roberts is not only an accomplished comedian but has also acted in a number of roles for top TV shows (including ‘Coronation Street’ and films (‘Phoenix Nights’, ‘Cold Feet’, ‘Looking for Eric’, ‘24 Hour Party People’). He has been a hit with Stand up for Labour audiences in Keele, Blackpool, Bolton, Southport and Manchester.
Hosting this incredible line up is Crispin Flintoff, who set up Stand up for Labour and has now organised over 250 shows in six years. Crispin was once a runner-up at the prestigious Hackney Empire New Acts competition and went on to appear on Paramount Comedy Channel’s ‘The World Stands Up’. He has also appeared on ‘Daily Politics’ and ran the ‘#JC4PM’ variety tour.
The night also features liquid prizes and a raffle.
Tickets cost £10 if bought before 1st May/£12 in advance/£15 on the door.