JOKES NOT GAGS, the comedy fundraiser hosted by SOAS Detainee Support (SDS) and North London Food Not Bombs IS BACK!
As ever we have a blistering line-up:
🌟 Josie Long
Described as the «David Bowie of standup», Josie Long started performing as a stand-up at the age of 14 and won the BBC New Comedy Awards at 17. In 2006, she won the If.comeddies Best Newcomer award at the Fringe. Josie has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show three times. In 2012, Long and director Doug King produced two short BAFTA-nominated comedy films in Glasgow called Let’s Go Swimming and Romance and Adventure.
🌟 Sophie Duker is a fearless new stand-up who tackles topics like
race, politics and pop culture with unapologetic sass. Co-host of the cult comedy show MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRLS and regular writer for both BBC Comedy and Cartoon Network, she was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve.
“A sparky proposition… intelligent jokes” The Independent
🌟 Cheryl Dole
«Working-class Geordie word-smith» Cheryl Dole is Newcastle's hottest new talent! She's a propa class rap artist — and she'll glass anyone who says otherwise. Here are the receipts: youtube.com/watch?v=lFkmMuydBvE
🌟 There will also be a raffle with thrilling prizes!
Tickets: £5 unwaged/£7.50 waged/£9.50 raffle ticket deal
Free for asylum seekers & people who have been in detention
Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds
ACCESS: Venue is wheelchair accessible + has wheelchair accessible toilet. Mobility scooters may not fit, so anyone with access needs who is attending should email [email protected]
to check the dimensions of their mobility aids/wheelchairs.