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T0212340825 (KILN02JUN19)

Performer Kat B. Performer Toju. Performer Les Blair. Performer Glenda Jaxon.
2 Jun 19The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L1941056510

T1983022416 (KILN05MAY19)

Performer John Simmit. Performer Aurie Styla. Performer Ms Moreal. Performer Prince Abdi.
5 May 19The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L01026923797

T1759965621 (KILN07APR19)

Performer Eddie Nestor. Performer Rudi Lickwood. Performer Maureen Younger. Performer Lateef Lovejoy.
7 Apr 19The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L01317446396

T816406351 (MACBIRM19)

Fresh from his signing to BBC Radio London, Aurie Styla (ITV's Don't Hate The Playaz), introduces crowd favourite Curtis Walker, promoting his much-anticipated autobiography. These two heavyweights are joined by Birmingham's newest comedy hope Jay Droch and the spicy humour of Miss Mo'Real.Performer Aurie Styla. Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Jay Droch. Performer Miss Mo'Real.
2 Feb 19mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L632326982

T335856879 (KILN18)

Upfront Comedy return to Kilburn, marking their 26th year with a special line up featuring belly laughs from big sister DONNA SPENCE, Tottenham wit KEVIN J, host JOHN SIMMIT & a headline set from comedy's don CURTIS WALKER, who will be launching his brand new autobiography with a Q&A.Performer Curtis Walker. Performer John Simmit. Performer Donna Spence. Performer Kevin J.
2 Dec 18The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L447589222

T01650410368 (02DEC16)

Upfront are bringing gifts for this one. John Simmit attempts to keep order as in-demand Rudi Lickwood (ITV's Show Me The Funny) fires up the stage alongside local livewire Annette Fagon and Mancunian rogue Roger D.Performer John Simmit. Performer rudi Lickwood. Performer Annette Fagon. Performer Roger D.
2 Dec 16mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L1470342363

T1656243880 (06NOV16)

Fireworks are promised from the Duchess Glenda Jaxson (MTV's Comedy Funhouse), award winning smartie pants Ola (Comedy Central's The Comedy Store) and Tottenham's rising star Kevin J (Council Estate of Mind). Hosted by John Simmit.Performer Glenda Jaxson. Performer Ola. Performer Kevin J. Performer John Simmit (host).
6 Nov 16mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L0158885725

T959523022 (08OCT16)

Performer John Simmit. Performer Special P. Performer Muriel Oduro. Performer Mr Blair.
8 Oct 16Hoxton Hall, Inner London :: V204
listing details L499421473

T0797872950 (08MAY16)

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Sinck. Performer Melanie Gayle. Performer John Simmit (host).
8 May 16mac birmingham - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham :: V146
listing details L01009058163

T01418035727 (02APR16)

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Shazia Mirza. Performer Athena Kugblenu. Performer Teddy Bear.
2 Apr 16Hoxton Hall, Inner London :: V204
listing details L02015650896

T1257202226 (05MAR16)

Performer Mr Cee. Performer Wil-E. Performer Glenda Jaxson. Performer Kevin J.
5 Mar 16Hoxton Hall, Inner London :: V204
listing details L0225750379

Comedy Winterfest - T1266310903

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Ninia Benjamin. Performer Marcus Hercules. Performer John Simmit (host).
7 Nov 15Contact Theatre, Manchester :: V483
listing details L0738805106

T0458440876 (01NOV15)

Sardonic comedian turned Teletubbie JOHN SIMMIT (aka Dipsy) introduces comedy's don CURTIS WALKER, award winning new girl THANYIA MOORE and Tottenham geezer KEVIN J.Performer John Simmit. Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Thanyla More. Performer Kevin J.
1 Nov 15The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L01481299073

T1622878335 (17OCT15)

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Shazia Mirza. Performer Trevor Dwyer-Lynch. Performer John Simmit (host).
17 Oct 15Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L96003894

T0956596951 (04OCT15)

Hosted by BBC Radio London's EDDIE NESTOR (The Real McCoy, Paddington The Movie), introducing former Brixton bus driver turned ?people's comedy champion SLIM, the multilingual & twisted Scottish Londoner MAUREEN YOUNGER and newcomer going places SHABBA.Performer Eddie Nestor. Performer Slim. Performer Maureen Younger.
4 Oct 15The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L01337290040

Mother & Son Standing Up - T805258083

Multi-award winning comedienne, Angie Le Mar debuts her brand new unique show Mother & Son Standing Up, alongside her first born son, Travis Jay, a rising star on the comedy circuit. The evening will be hosted by Teletubbie comic, John Simmit.Performer Angie Le Mar. Performer Travis Jay. Performer John Simmit (host).
4 Sep 15The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L170885162

Outrageous Uncut - T01313858442

Performer Nina Benjamin. Performer Aurie Styla. Performer John Simmit (host).
6 Mar 15The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L01090714519

T0140553464 (08FEB15)

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Shazia Mirza. Performer John (Dipsy Simmit).
8 Feb 15Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
listing details L01174408573

Leo Muhammad & Friends - T0105575738

Performer Leo Muhammad. Performer Melanie Gayle. Performer Mr Blair.
6 Feb 15The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L060527111

Christmas Special - T01534642606

Slick and smooth double act Jefferson and Whitfield, veterans of The Real McCoy bring their smooth routines to a line up including veteran Wolves-born comedienne Susan Murray and rising star female star Thanyia Moore.Performer Jefferson and Whitfield. Performer Susan Murray. Performer Thanyia Moore.
5 Dec 14The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L31861557

The Uptown Flingdown - T0472253585

The Uptown Fling Down comes along to The Drum, for one night only! It's a night not to be missed, with an old school video dance party, that will have you on your feet! We have 3 guest DJ's Eddie Nestor, John Simmit and Robbie Gee, so make sure you have your tickets.Performer Eddie Nestor. Performer John Simmit. Performer Robbie Gee.
22 Nov 14The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L02113123354

Winter Warmer - T1037387959

Performer kat. Performer Tony Hendriks. Performer Maureen Younger. Performer Smash.
7 Nov 14The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L1103201697

Back in the Day - T983316824

Upfront Comedy marks 20 years since their first sell out visit to Nottingham Playhouse appropriately with Back In The Day, a comic and musical showcase taking a witty look back at how things used to be with jokes and hit songs.Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Glenda Jaxson. Performer Winston 'Dim the Lights' Reedy. Performer Paulette Tajah. Performer Teddy Bear (host).
15 Jun 14Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
listing details L026069997

December Special - T2086376349

Performer Ava Vidal. Performer Jamie Howard. Performer Teddy Bear.
6 Dec 13The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L01608556660

A Few Good Comics - T01463195218

Performer Geoff Schumman. Performer Tony 'Paleface' Hendriks. Performer Jean Paul.
1 Nov 13The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L0944488063

Comedy Winterfest - T0663147546

Performer Gina Yashere. Performer Richard Blackwood. Performer Ola. Performer John Simmit (host).
6 Nov 10Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L772925337

SWG: Sisters Wid Gags - T305167401

Sisters are doing for themselves as Upfront Comedy present four of the UK comedy circuit's foremost comedians rocking up for an international night of no holds barred humour from a female perspective at Rich Mix.Performer Donna Spence (host). Performer Ms London. Performer Kerry Leigh. Performer Tamika Campbell.
12 Feb 10Rich Mix, Outer London :: V0478944234
listing details L404352456

Comedy Winterfest - T02061593235

Hosted by MTV Base's man about town KAT B. Pioneering comedy star Felix Dexter (The Real McCoy, Absolutely Fabulous) headlines a bill featuring in-demand Brixton bus driver turned award-winning comic Slim (MTV's Kojo's Comedy Funhouse), character comedian Mrs Barbara Nice (just your average loopy Stockport housewife), played by Janice Connolly (Phoenix Nights) and local girl making good Michelle Vacciana (Nottingham Playhouse's Pieces: Unity Through Comedy), "keeping it real" (she thinks) with more character comedy.Performer Felix Dexter.
8 Nov 09Playhouse, Nottingham :: V457
listing details L1171315356

T1458486003 (07NOV09)

Featuring Rich Mix debuts of ‘comedy’s don’ Curtis Walker and New Yorker Lewis Schaffer - loud, Jewish and lost in London. There’s Ahmed B, possibly the circuit’s only dreadlocked Swedish comedian, and South London hotshot Ola. Hosted by John Simmit.Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Lewis Schaffer. Performer Amed B. Performer Ola. Performer John Simmit (host).
7 Nov 09Rich Mix, Outer London :: V0478944234
listing details L1274585082

T0272611348 (03OCT09)

Kicking off with Brixton bus driver turned award-winning comedian Slim, plus one of New York’s major players Kyle Grooms, and Maureen Younger, stroppy, white and charming. Host is comedian turned Teletubbie John Simmit.Performer Slim. Performer Kyle Grooms. Performer Maureen Younger. Performer John Simmit (host).
3 Oct 09Rich Mix, Outer London :: V0478944234
listing details L681119095

Upfront Christmas Comedy Jam - T1848498391

UK comedy pioneer and star of The Real McCoy and Absolutely Fabulous, Felix Dexter digs into his crate of colourful characters to deliver his famous edgy stand up. Felix is joined by silky smooth veteran double act Jefferson & Whitfield and cocky new boy on the block, London-centric Kevin Jay.
20 Dec 08The Albany, Outer London :: V294
listing details L1933780974

T01580277775 (04OCT08)

Performer Kat (presenter). Performer Slim. Performer Gayla Johnson. Performer Ryan Gough.
4 Oct 08The Albany, Outer London :: V294
listing details L0565131856

Comedy Springfest - T1683021184

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Drew Fraser. Performer Kojo. Performer Annette Fagon. Performer John Simmit (host).
6 May 07Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L0526259749

T01509774485 (12NOV06)

Performer Donna Spence. Performer Jo Jo Smith. Performer Ava Vidal. Performer Annette Fagon.
12 Nov 06The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L0981707438

T0209013884 (01OCT06)

Performer Curtis Walker. Performer Dante Carter. Performer Charles Walden.
1 Oct 06The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L1179139695

T416269587 (01SEP06)

This special edition of the Upfront Comedy Club returns to The Drum with an all American line up. Three of Black America's sharpest comedians kicking it live, in the form of Courtney Gee, a very funny veteran of Def Comedy Jam, the outrageous and loud 'big sister' comedienne Nikki Carr and Brooklyn Mike.Performer Courtney Gee. Performer Nikki Carr. Performer Brooklyn Mike.
1 Sep 06The Drum, Birmingham :: V397448197
listing details L01706473830

Comedy Winterfest - T0926956755

Performer Richard Blackwood. Performer Mugga. Performer John Simmit (host).
13 Nov 05Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L706418524

T1177248883 (BREW01)

Performer Helen da-Silva. Performer Marcus Powell. Performer Kojo.
13 Oct 01Brewhouse, Burton-on-Trent :: V126
listing details L02113970310

T1239773 (21SOUTH01)

Performer Jocelyn Jee. Performer Charles Tomlin.
21 Apr 01South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
listing details L1948244940

T1031697240 (CLCOK01)

Performer Geoff Aymer (Sexy Rex).
5 Apr 01Croydon Clocktower: David Lean Cinema, Outer London :: V01465162029
listing details L208377363

T0198780419 (UPF00)

Performer Gina Yashere.
25 Sep 00 to 6 Nov 00Everyman & Playhouse, Liverpool :: V535
listing details L02066015380
15 Sep 00Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L1480880631

T1251991171 (UPF200)

Performer Marcus Powell (as Roy Diamond).
23 Jun 00Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L02090755126

T1167268759 (UPF00)

Performer Felix Dexter.
26 May 00Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L373026222

T01560824613 (UPF599)

Performer J B Smoove. Performer Helen da Silva.
12 Nov 99Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L01798088062

T1602073769 (UPF699)

The Wardrobe
7 Nov 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L310630472

T1043510912 (UPF499)

Performer Roy Diamond.
4 Jun 99South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
listing details L02111514126

T1349628983 (UPF299)

The diva wid jokes Helen da Silva plus the dignified comedy of Chief Ffi and, from New York Ian Edwards.Performer Roy Diamond.
9 May 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L2032180823

T1299811519 (UPF399)

Performer John Simmit.
17 Apr 99Phoenix Arts, Leicester :: V432
listing details L01035579156

T01858018015 (UPF199)

Felicity Ethnic and friends, featuring Big Titty Pearl, Vilma Simmit, Bigga and guests.Performer Felicity Ethnic.
7 Mar 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L01934921249
7 Mar 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L0617547840

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8 Nov 02Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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30 Nov 01Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
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26 Oct 01Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
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14 Sep 01Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
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21 Apr 01South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
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3 Nov 00Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L347087110
13 Oct 00Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L1870579665
9 Oct 99South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
listing details L1900191709
8 Oct 99Assembly Rooms, Derby :: V427
listing details L01104292275
5 Sep 99 to 5 Dec 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L2058529629
7 Mar 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L134159015
7 Mar 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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7 Feb 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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7 Feb 99Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
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20 Nov 98South Street Arts Centre, Reading :: V736
listing details L01834146564
1 Mar 98Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L01434536656

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