2nd April 2020
Doors 7pm, Show start 8pm
Headline - Ed Gamble
Stand-up comedian Ed Gamble is a regular on Mock the Week (BBC2) and is becoming an increasingly familiar face on television in shows including Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), 8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4) and Roast Battle (Comedy Central). He is also the co-presenter or Radio X’s Sunday morning show with Matt Crosby, and co-hosts the smash-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster. He will also be on the new series of Task Master.
Opening - Lou Sanders
Lou Sanders is one of the most original comedians in Britain. She is the current reigning champion of the last series of Taskmaster (DAVE) and other recent television appearances include QI (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Hypothetical (DAVE), Aisling Bea’s sitcom This Way Up (C4), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky 1), Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier (DAVE)and Karl Pilkington’s sitcom Sick of It (Sky One). Make sure oyu keep your eyes open for her on TV's The Travel Man.
Besides being nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2016 Edinburgh Comedy Festival, making the BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017 Jayde has appeared on our screens as a guest on Roast Battle,Live At The Comedy Store, The Chris Ramsey Show(Comedy Central), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown(Channel 4),8 Out of 10 Cats (E4), Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit (Dave) and Russell Brand’s Stand Off for Comic Relief (BBC).
Her acting credits include Russell Howard’s A Gert Lush Christmas (BBC2), A Spencer Jones Christmas (Sky Arts), and Borderline (Channel 5) alongside Kerry Howard. Jayde had a guest role in Sky One’s series Sick Note, starring Nick Frost and Rupert Grint, and she has a guest role in BBC One / Amazon’s hugely anticipated new seriesGood Omens alongside David Tennant and Michael Sheen – which will air in 2019. Jayde appeared in David Earl’s Sky Comedy Summer Short Giddy Up Gunty alongside David and Joe Wilkinson.
Middle - Glenn Moore
Glenn Moore (List) follows up last year's Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination with a new hour of 'brilliantly original' (Chortle.co.uk), 'blissfully silly' (Guardian) jokes. He used to have a very different job to this, and now he's finally brave enough to spill the beans about it. **** (Guardian, Chortle.co.uk, Evening Standard, List). As seen on Mock The Week, Stand Up Central, The Stand Up Sketch Show and as heard on Absolute Radio.
£16.50 + £1.50 Transaction Fee
Presented by MKAOS
3 June - 6 June 2020
"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek..." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wise-cracking Donkey and a a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a biscuit with an attitude over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and a over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got an irresistable mix of adventure, laughter and romance, guarunteed to delight audiences of all ages!
Shrek The Musical brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage. And We're proud to present it's regional premiere right here at the home of our famous Dreams'n'Wishes pantomimes, The Venue MK.
Based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire - Music by Jeanine Tesori
Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe