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Fishery Wharf Cafe Boxmoor
Fishery Wharf, Fishery Lock, Fishery Road, HP1 1NA Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Headliner CHRIS KENT Plus 4 other comedy acts
The Comedy Box returns to the cafe on the 20th March, now into it's second year the comedy box brings some class professional and semi pro comedians to Boxmoor. Tickets are available from the cafe counter or online via the paypal links on cafe website, these intimate close up shows are normally a sell out so it's strongly advised to pre-book to avoid disappointment.
Steve has been performing comedy since 2013, since then he's produced and starred in seven Edinburgh fringe shows including the acclaimed consumer based comedy show 'Are You Really Being Served'
His TV credits include 'Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe (BBC1), Very British Problems (C5), The Big Breakfast (C4) and Soccer AM (Sky)
'Delivers comedy big and animated… A must see' — The List
«Chris Harris doesn't really know what he's doing on stage, but has been told to be funny, so will try his best. This Chortle People's Choice Award-winning comedian has been gigging on-and-off for three years and has gotten ever-so slightly better in that time.»
Saskia has made a name for herself as an act who delivers up offbeat one liners and observations in a unique and playful style. A finalist in the Max Turner Comedy Award 2013, Funny Women Award 2013 and Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of 2013 competition, Saskia was also shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award 2013 broadcast on BBC Radio 4 extra and more recently (2015) she was in the Laughing Horse New Comedian of the Year Final.
Saskia has performed at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and will return this year with two shows, This Is Our Summer Holiday(sharing an hour with Sophie Henderson) and Sarah and Saskia with Comedy Chums (a mixed compilation show with Sarah Iles).
Born in the UK, Saskia spent her childhood in Hong Kong and Portugal before returning to Britain to study English at the University of St Andrews. Previous to starting comedy Saskia had a career in advertising and journalism and has written for, among others, The Guardian and The Financial Times.
Saskia brought her characteristic quick wit and hilarious delivery to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in bucketloads for her show Prestonian, and is currently disarming audiences up and down the country with her brilliantly unique act.
«Superb gag-writer...one to watch”
London Is Funny
»Interesting, quirky act, alien weirdo with odd observations…very good”
Steve Bennet, Chortle
Headling Chris Kent
‘'With his distinctive dry, laconic style of storytelling, Chris is one of the most exciting and original talents to emerge on the Irish comedy scene in recent years.'Voted within the Top Five Irish Comedians (Hot Press Magazine 2013), having shared the stage with Bill Burr, Dylan Moran and David O’ Doherty, along with storming the Irish festival scene; Kent is effortlessly original-a truly natural born comedian. As seen on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central.
***** 'Original, hilarious material, among the best acts I've seen' (The Mirror)
'Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy' (The List)
‘Carefree, comedic bulls-eye’ (The Dubliner Magazine)
'Truly gifted story teller' (Chortle)