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10
Apr

Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody through to Chortle Student Comedy Awards Semi-Finals

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Southampton students, Joseph Lim and Sean Gilbody have been voted through to the semi-finals of the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2017.

The students performed at the Southampton heat of the acclaimed awards in held at The Bridge on the 02 March.

President of our Comedy Society and Politics and Economics student, Sean Gilbody, won the heat, with Joseph Lim achieving the People’s Choice Award, securing them both places in the Awards semi-finals, held in London in May. The semi-finalists will battle it out at the finals at Pleasance One at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August in a bid to … Read the rest

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24
Nov

Laughter Lounge TONIGHT – Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards

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Our fortnightly Laughter Lounge show welcomes Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards to tonight’s line-up.

Tom Deacon

You may recognise Tom from Tuesday’s Christmas Light Switch-On, where he was joined by his Capital FM co-presenter Emma Real-Davies to turn on the lights across the Union and Highfield campus. The former BBC Radio 1 presenter and Southampton-born comedian started touring as a comedian in 2009 after winning the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year in 2008.

Elliot Steel

Best Debut Show Award nominee at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival and finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition in … Read the rest

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21
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Matt Ewins

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Discover new talent and experience some of the funniest people on the planet at our Laughter Lounge shows.

We are delighted to confirm that Suzi Ruffell, Jake Lambert and Matt Ewins are on the bill for our next show on Thursday 27 October from 19:00 (Doors) at The Bridge.

If lectures are getting the better of you, take a night off to watch top professional comedy  with performances from:

★Suzi Ruffell (Headliner)

Having previously supported Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges on tour, Suzi has been dubbed a ‘real stand up gem’ by The Guardian.

★Jake Lambert Read the rest

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11
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Rhys James, George Lewis and Robin Morgan

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If you enjoyed our Freshers’ Laughter Lounge events, you’re in for a treat.

Laughter Lounge is back on Thursday (13 October) from 19:00 at The Bridge (Doors) with performances from:

★Rhys James (Headliner)

Comedy-scene favourite, Rhys James, has made a name for himself at Comedy Central’s Funniest Student in 2010, Chortle’s Student Comedy Award and as a material writer for Russell Howard’s Good News. Now prepped to hit The Bridge stage, we can expect great things from this young talent. Here is is performing live material from the Soho Theatre…

★George Lewis (Open)

Multiple award winner. George Lewis, has taken … Read the rest

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18
Sep

Birthday Girls and Andy Askins to headline Laughter Lounge shows

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We’ve had everyone from Michael McIntyre to Josh Widdicombe grace our Laughter Lounge stage and this year’s Freshers’ line-ups are shaping up to be some of our best yet.

Our sell-out comedy evening brought to you by Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK is back with another jaw-dropping line up of the finest professional comedians that the circuit has to offer.

Tuesday 27 September – Andy Askins, Paul McCaffrey and Laura Lexx

Show I – Doors open 19:00 / Show starts 19:30
Archers Rd / Chamberlain / Private Rented

Show II – Doors 20:30 / Show starts 21:00… Read the rest

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06
May

Laughter Lounge – Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker

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We hope you enjoyed the first Laughter Lounge of the summer season with headline act Pierre Novellie putting on a cracking show! If you enjoyed it, you will be pleased to find out that our next show is on Thursday 12 May in The Bridge at the usual time of 19:00 with Adam Hess, Luke Benson and Charlie Baker confirmed as the acts.

Stay tuned on the Facebook event for the Big Red membership deal announcement coming soon!

At our last event, our Big Red members got to bring THREE friends for FREE!

You can get your memberships for just … Read the rest

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27
Apr

Laughter Lounge: Pierre Novellie, Benji Waterstones, Edd Hedges

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Laughter Lounge is back for summer 2016 with some great line-ups from the best comedians on the circuit.

Kicking off tomorrow (28th April) at 19:00 in The Bridge with Edd Hedges, Benji Waterstones and Pierre Novellie, the night is set to have you rolling in the aisles!

Where else can you see top quality professional comedy for under £5?

Plus, our Big Red members get to bring THREE friends for FREE this week as part of their three-year Laughter Lounge membership, available from our Box Office for just £4!

If the show is getting your tickling your comedy fancy, then … Read the rest

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15
Oct

Back by popular demand: Laughter Lounge throughout the term!

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After the huge success of the Laughter Lounge events that took place throughout Freshers’, we have organised to bring the show back for a number of evenings throughout the term!

In the past we have had top comedians such as Tom Deacon and Paul Chowdhry come to The Bridge for a night of laughs, as well as a whole host of names who have been on TV shows such as BBC’s Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo. The event always has a great atmosphere and is always packed with students who are ready for an evening of … Read the rest

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07
Oct

Laughter Lounge is back!

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If you enjoyed the Laughter Lounge events during Freshers’, we have some good news for you!

Our sell-out comedy evening brought to you by Off The Kerb Productions & Comedy Central UK is back with another jaw-dropping line up of the finest professional comedians the circuit has to offer tomorrow night from 7pm at The Bridge.

For the bargain price of £4-£6 (depending on whether you want some nachos to nibble on during the show), you can watch some of the best professional comedians on the circuit, including:

MC: Mark Simmons
Open: David Trent
Close: Gavin Webster

Doors open at … Read the rest

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