The date is set, our annual comedy night will take place on Friday 9th November 2018!
Tickets are just £10 and are now available from your hockey captains and at Urmston Sports Club. Get them early to avoid missing out!
Our fantastic line-up…
MC — Sian Davies
Winner of Hilarity Bites New Act competition in 2018, finalist in Nando’s New Comedian and Harrogate Theatre Comedian of the Year 2017. Northern finalist of the Funny Women stage award 2018 and selected to take part in the prestigious Circuit Breakers showcase at the Leicester Comedy Festival.
“Clearly the stand out stand up of the night. I laughed so hard I nearly spat out my fruit and nut bar. I left wanting more.”
Emma Goswell, Gaydio.
“The audience relax as soon as she takes the stage. Her affable manner and sharp wit make Sian Davies an excellent MC.”
Kerry Leigh, Laughing Cows.
Opener — Evan Desmarais
Stand up Comedian. Touring internationally this Canuck has spread his unique comedy across the globe from Edinburgh to Sydney. In Canada he has performed in festivals including Just For Laughs 42, Dark Comedy Festival, Sketchfest and more. Evan has done stand up with some of the biggest names in comedy including Jim Jeffries, Kyle Kinane, and Chris Hardwick.
Middle — Lindsey Davies
Gin drinker, dark observational humour centred around being a single mother.
‘Took to the stage like a veteran performer. Definitely one to watch’ Smacked Arse Comedy
‘Brilliant anecdotes and one liners’ Laff Attack Comedy Clubs
Regional Finalist of The Funny Women Awards 2018.
Middle — Howard Walker
Howard burst onto the comedy scene in 2014, but despite the mess he won the Yorkshire Comedy Cellar New Act 2015, and hasn't looked back since, travelling the country and in the first half of 2018 alone entertained just over 39 people.
An imaginative storyteller, with a good sense of humour, he likes romantic walks on the beach, dining out, and likes to take any opportunity to pretend he's filling out an online dating profile.
Headliner — Hayley Ellis
Hayley Ellis is currently on tour with Sarah Millican as one of her tour supports for 2018
“Hayley Ellis always makes me laugh both off and on stage” — Sarah Millican
Hayley is a former regular sight gag contributor for the Russell Howard's Good News television programme. (Avalon Television) and has appeared on MTV’s “Why aye love Geordie Shore” and “Comedy Set Lists” for Virgin television. She can also sometimes be heard on your wireless. (Absolute Radio) and her sketches and jokes have appeared on Newsjack (Radio 4)
«Sharp, clever, and very funny» — The Sunday Post
«An original and very funny lady» — Funny Women
“Ellis is a talent” — Fest Mag