Sutton United Comedy Night

Sutton United Comedy Night

Join us for a night of absolute hilarity as 4 stand up comedians, with multiple TV credits to their name, appear at Sutton United for one night only !

Let’s meet the acts:

Jonny Awsum (Headliner)

Jonny Awsum is an award-winning comedian who has charmed audiences all around the world with his high-energy performance style and unique brand of musical comedy.

After building his reputation on the UK comedy circuit, where he is a regular headliner and closing act, Jonny shot to national fame on Britain’s Got Talent. His TV performances won standing ovations and unanimous praise from the judges and went viral on the internet, racking up over 50 million views on YouTube.

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Following BGT, Jonny enjoyed a whirlwind 18 months including a sell-out five-star reviewed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, a starring role in his first pantomime, and tour support to both Lost Voice Guy and Tape Face on their hit UK theatre tours.

After being inundated with requests to perform his own tour, Jonny created the show ‘Jonny Awsum is Coming to Town’ and played to full houses in many of the UK’s towns before COVID-19 put a temporary halt on live performances.

Undeterred, Jonny set about writing a virtual show specifically for youngsters. The show proved a hit, winning Best Kids’ Show at the 2021 Leicester Comedy Festival and is now being booked for live performances by family-friendly festivals and events all across the country.

In 2022, Jonny performed at the Glastonbury Festival, supported Jason Manford in arenas around the country and recorded his 2000th show for a new live album.

Jonny regularly pops up on TV and radio. He has featured on BBC Breakfast, GMTV, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 Live and Absolute Radio and has appeared in TV commercials for brands including Cravendale, EDF, The Post Office, VW and Samsung.

What they’re saying about Jonny Awsum:

“Guaranteed to lift your spirits”
***** Daily Mirror

“Brilliantly inventive…you went to town…we couldn’t want for anything more!”
– David Walliams

“He’ll get you laughing from deep within your belly. This is a fun-filled sixty minutes that will have you grinning from ear to ear.”
***** ThreeWeeks

“It was so smart, I think this whole kind of musical thing, singing, it really works for you because it makes you stand out, I like you a lot”
– Simon Cowell

“Jonny Awsum positively smashed this musical comedy show, taking the audience all the way with him…That’s entertainment”
**** Chortle

“It was absolutely brilliant…it was the best ending to a show ever!”
– Amanda Holden

“60 minutes of pure unadulterated fun”
**** What’s on Stage

“Numerous belly-aching, laugh-out-loud cheers”
**** Big Issue

“A crowd-pleasing endlessly entertaining hour”
**** Broadway Baby

Stevie Gray (MC)

A cheeky and very likeable comedian, Stevie Gray’s stage act fuses jokes, music, news stories and audience participation to create an up-tempo energy in any room. The recent addition of a guitar on stage has added an extra-dimension to Stevie’s act and made him one of the hottest new acts on the UK comedy circuit.
Oldham born Stevie is gaining popularity as an opening act, with promoters believing his energy can be used as a catalyst to warm the crowd for the rest of the evening. However, the versatility of Stevie’s act means he never looks out of place anywhere on the bill, resulting in him both compering and headlining numerous gigs, as well as performing a number of warm-up gigs for TV and radio.

Stevie has headlined a show at the Woking Comedy Festival, beat the gong at the Comedy Store, appeared several times at Jongleurs, played numerous gigs at the Edinburgh festival and has performed on numerous stages at Glastonbury.
Stevie has started playing bigger venues and has performed on shows with Lee Mack, Milton Jones, Trevor Lock and Paul Sinha.

A keen traveller and driver, Stevie is very committed to fulfilling his dream of performing in every County in the UK and Ireland. Stevie is on the books of many UK promoters and with help from Mirth Control has currently played in 22 Counties of the UK.

Awards
Comedy Store (London) – King Gong : Runner-Up
Newbury Comedian of the Year : Finalist
FHM Stand Up Hero @ Jongleurs : Regional Finalist (South)
Comedian of the Year @Bradleys, Petts Wood : 2nd Place
Cavendish Arms Comedian of the Year :3rd Place
Amused Moose Laugh Off : Semi Finalist
Laughing Horse New Act of the Year : Semi-Finalist
Stand-Up Proud Double Act Competition – Winner (With Ant Dewson)

Sean Percival (Opener)

Black Country comic Sean Percival is an ex-welder from Dudley (“It’s a lovely place to come from but bloody horrible to go back to”) whose act is steeped in the traditions of the working mens clubs circuit, but bang up to date with its upfront attitude.

Sean’s brand of comedy steers clear of the surreal and confronts realism in an explosively funny way.

A festival favourite, he has performed at the Edinburgh, Glastonbury and Reading Festivals, and as a well established headliner he performs at all major comedy clubs around the UK as well as being a regular host for the Jongleurs comedy clubs. radio credits – comedy In demand as a script writer, Sean works regularly with likes of Johnny Vaughan for the Capital Radio group.

He spent two years writing and performing on Capital fm’s drive time radio show in Birmingham and for Heart fm in Birmingham, and provided the voice for “Black Country Bob” on both those shows fronted by Talk Radio’s host and impressionist Ian Danter.

Michael McKenzie (Middle)

Michael is a stand-up comedian and model. who wears a prosthetic leg (extension prosthesis on right leg). His comedy is about his disability, but also his years living in a hospital and his struggles to comprehend “the real world” when he left.

Finalist of BBC’s New Comedian Of The Year Awards 2022.

Nominated for Musical Comedian Awards 2023 and Student Comedian Of The Year 2023

Appeared on BBC 3, BBC 2 and ITV.

Put simply, Michael is a top class act and you’ll absolutely love him.

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Date

Sep 07 2024

Time

20:00 - 22:30

Location

Sutton United Football Club
Sutton United Football Club, Coleshill Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7BA
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Ian Whitcombe Comedy
Ian Whitcombe Comedy
Phone
07900086089
Email
info@ianwhitcomedy.com
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