Knock2bag at MOTH Club
Jordan Brookes + The Pin + Kieran Hodgson + Rob Oldham + Olga Koch + Jayde Adams
Entry Requirements: 18+
Absurdist stand-up from a physical comedy don.
'Wildly entertaining stand-up that demolishes the conventions of comedy.' The Guardian 'A breathtaking, hugely original hour' ***** (Fest). 'Funny and surprising... see Brookes fast before word of mouth fills every seat' **** (Scotsman). ***** (Metro). 'Compelling, mercurial, unconventional and smart.' **** (Chortle.co.uk).
The Pin is a comedy double act comprised of Ben Ashenden and Alexander Owen. They write and star in their BBC Radio 4 show of the same name.
'The real hook is the comic intricacy... you'll be delighted' **** The Guardian
'The cleverest sketch show you'll ever see' **** The Times
'Consistently funny... absurd and smart' **** Chortle
'An ingenious interweaving of smartness and silliness' **** The Telegraph
'Always marvellous, always surprising' **** The Skinny
Rob is a comedy writer and performer. He formed one fifth of The Cambridge Footlights in 2016, writing and performing in their critically praised sketch show 'Lagoon' at the Edinburgh Fringe and across an American tour. He has already written for Radio 4's Newsjack, and having started doing stand-up at university, Rob wrote and performed his debut solo show 'Brink' at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Whilst up in Edinburgh, Rob was selected to compete in the final of the 'Amused Moose New Comedy Awards', where he picked up the prize for 'Breakthrough Comic'.
'Quirky, offbeat sensibilities that distil into smart jokes that rarely sound like anyone else’s... quite a rare achievement in such a newcomer' Chortle
Olga Koch does stand-up comedy onstage and creates cathartic performance art in the privacy of her own home. She has trained at the UCB Theatre in New York, as well as the Soho Theatre and the Free Association in London.
"I would expect to see her make inroads into the comedy scene fairly quickly" Chortle
"A naturally comic mind" Bruce Dessau
"Hugely charismatic" Broadway Baby
Jayde Adams is a British comedian from Bristol, winner of the 2014 Funny Women award and 2016 nominee for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.