Posted by: the3rdi | November 30, 2010

Time For A Christmas Chuckle

Join Funny Women for a Christmas Special at the
New Players Theatre,
Charing Cross, London,
Monday 20th December 2010, 7.30pm

A Christmas cornucopia of award winning female comedy – stand up,music, magic, character and sketch

With the top-class, Kerry Godliman– “A great comic who oozes personality,” Evening Standard. As seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo.

Thankless Child,winners of 2010 Funny Women Awards, Liz Blackand Freya Slipperpresent an array of sketch comedic duelling that will have you laughing from places you didn’t know you could and get you singing like sailors in a shanty!

Mandy Muden “Imagine a sexy Tommy Cooper minus the fez,” Evening Standard. Award winning magician with a wit that will slice you in half.

Rachel Parris “An elegant performer with rich, witty numbers…clearly in command of her style,” Chortle. 2010 Funny Women Awards runner up Rachel combines her beautiful voice with her pithy take on love and ‘the musical’.

Sara Pascoe, runner up in the 2008 Funny Women Awards, Time Out’s Rising Star for 2009 and many TV credits to her name. “Very talented…bringing new life to the humour of misunderstandings.” Three Weeks, “A cocky-cum-quizzical delivery that resembles Russell Brand minus the libido,” Evening Standard

Gemma Whelan, what wonderful character will this great actress have in store for you this Christmas. Winner of Funny Women’s first ever Variety Award 2010. “She’s combines the daft puns of a female Tim Vine with the persona of an emotionally frigid posh-boy comic like Will Smith, and the effect is most impressive.” Chortle.

Mae Martin, this wonderful young scamp was named by NOW Magazine as one of the “funniest people in Toronto,” 2008. Splitting her time between the UK and her home Canada don’t miss your chance to have some Christmas fun with her.

Katerina Vrana, big hair, bigger personality, clever observations of life, politics and the weather from the eyes of a Greek girl in London. “Katerina Vrana sparkles,” Time Out. “Fizzles with verve and confident likeability,” Chortle

Kate O’Sullivan, seen on such shows as 2DTV, Dead Ringers and more, Impressionist Kate O’Sullivan takes us on a speedy tour through Celebville. Quickfire impressions include Lady GaGa in her new role as a supply teacher. Meet Detective Inspector Cheryl Cole and newly qualified drugs counsellor Lorraine Kelly and other celebrities as they struggle to make their next million in the recession.

Hosting this sensational evening of festive entertainment is Kate Smurthwaite.”A powerhouse of observational wit,” The Spectator,”Comedy that cuts through the crap,” Three Weeks, “Reminiscent of an irresponsible head girl, luring impressionable fourth formers into some illicit fun,” National Student.

Funds raised on the night will support International Women’s Day on 8th March 2011 and a coalition of leading aid charities and organisations.

The New Players Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NL.

Tickets £12.50, concs £10. BOOK NOW
Doors 7.00 p.m. for show 7.30 p.m. Christmas treats for all!

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