The awards gives young student comedians a chance to get exposure for their stand-up comedy routines. Comedians such as the Inbetweeners’ Simon Bird, Chris Ramsey, Joe Lycett, Tom Rosenthal, Ian Stirling and Tom Deacon have all launched their careers at the acclaimed awards.
If you’re interested in comedy or you fancy a night off the library to have a good laugh with friends, why not join us?! You can get tickets for just £4 from our Box Office at www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice or £6 including nachos.
Our fortnightly Laughter Lounge show welcomes Tom Deacon, Elliot Steel and Gareth Richards to tonight’s line-up.
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.
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
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