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Stand up for Labour - Filton and Bradley Stoke


Filton and Bradley StokeStand up for Labour holds a show for key marginal Filton and Bradley Stoke Labour Party.

Taking place at The Rate Payers Arms (Filton Sport & Leisure Centre, Elm Park, Filton, South Gloucestershire BS34 7PS), the night features four fantastic, eclectic acts:

Don Biswas had a fantastic Edinburgh Festival following a number of years on the comedy circuit. His show, 'Left wing conspiracy theorist with dyspraxia' was not only hilarious but very well received by critics. Don is also an active member of the Labour Party in Wimbledon and has performed at Stand up for Labour shows in Basildon, Maidstone and at the Labour Party Conference.

Sarah Bridgeman is a regular performer at all the main comedy clubs across the country. She was a stand-out act at Stand up for Labour's show in Cardiff and her performance in Bristol a few years ago saw her outshine her countryman Neil Kinnock.

Pete the Temp is a loop station artist, comedian and spoken word poet whose work has featured on BBC Radio 4, and Newsnight. He is a former UK National Slam Poetry Champion and has delivered a TED talk about his work as a spoken word educator. His YouTube video, 'Take Back Control', which lampoons Boris Johnson is going viral. He is making his Stand up for Labour debut.

Ignacio Lopez has been wowing audiences internationally with his individual style and high gag-rate since 2010. A frequent headliner and MC in top comedy clubs all over Europe, his jokes jokes have featured in TIME Magazine, The Poke, The Last Leg (Channel 4), Buzzfeed, Metro and more. His song about why Spain hates the UK has gone viral.

The night also features liquid prizes, a quiz, raffle prizes and plenty of time to catch up with comrades.

Your host is Crispin Flintoff, who set up Stand up for Labour in 2012 and has organised over 250 shows all over the country. He also set up Jeremy Corbyn's first fundraiser, was central to the #JC4PM tour, the Corbyn Christmas single and Curry for Corbyn!

Tickets cost £10 if bought before the 17th November/£12 in advance/£15 on the door.