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Friday 18 January 2013

February Is Funny Month Down @ Komedia

Brighten up your February with comedy. It doesn't matter if sketch comedy's your thing, solo stand up, new material from top comics or an alternative night out for you and your Valentine, you"re bound to find something that tickles your fancy at Komedia.



Plus the award winning Krater Comedy Club continues every weekend, hosted by the speed talking Stephen Grant and featuring the likes of Ninia Benjamin, Josh Howie and Simon Evans. 

What better way to see off winter!   


WitTank 

This comedy sketch trio is made up of up and coming comics Naz Osmanoglu, Kieran Boyd and Mark Cooper-Jones who are making their mark on the national circuit as stand-ups. 

Together they smashed it at Edinburgh 2012 with rave reviews for the show they"re bringing to Komedia in February "A dazzling display of sketch genius. 

There isn"t a single down moment in WitTank"s exhilaratingly perfect set" ***** The List.

Sun 10 Feb 8pm £12




Noise Next Door Alternative Valentines Comedy Lock In 

The Noise Next Door will be providing the entertainment for all Brighton"s loved up couples with their valentine"s special, and they"ve enlisted some help from the brilliant Zoe Lyons, Daniel Sloss and live band Rayguns Look Real Enough. So why not ditch the candle lit dinner and get some laughs in instead. 

Thurs 14 Feb £27(inc main meal and desert) £15/£12  




Shazia Mirza: Cockoo Land 

The award winning and internationally acclaimed British stand-up comedian Shazia Mirza brings her new show Cockoo Land to town. "Anyone can be anything, do anything and say anything. Who cares what anyone thinks you're going to say it anyway! You have to be a bit deluded but some people are just living in Cuckooland!".   

Sun 17 Feb 8pm £12




Robert Newman"s Theory of Evolution (work in progress) 

If you like your comedy steeped Darwinian theory then you shouldn"t miss this opportunity to see Rob Newman test material for his newest show. 

Known for his TV shows Robert Newman"s History Of Oil, History of the World Backwards and Newman & Baddiel In Pieces, this show is bound to get you thinking about how the world got to be what it is now. Interesting and funny stuff guaranteed! 

Sun 24 Feb 8pm £10 

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All tickets are available online at www.komedia.co.uk/brighton or from the Box Office on 0845 293 8480.


by: Mike Cobley

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