Cardinal Burns Presents..
Cardinal Burns + Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White + Mike Birbiglia + Ivo Graham + Sarah Keyworth + Fin Taylor
Entry Requirements: 18+
BAFTA-nominated, British Comedy Award-winning Cardinal Burns (Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns) are best known for their highly successful self-titled sketch series on E4 and Channel 4, which featured popular characters Rachel and Yumi from Young Dreams, the Office Flirt and taxi drivers Hashtag and Bukake.
In 2014, they toured the UK, including a two-week run at Soho Theatre. Then Cardinal Burns presents..., a monthly night introducing new characters and new material from the duo, launched at hip Hackney hotspot Moth Club in 2015.
With the runaway success of their new night and some exciting projects under way, Cardinal Burns are very busy, so watch this space for news.
Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White
Cult women Natasia Demetriou and Ellie White. As seen and heard on: Vic and Bob's House of Fools (BBC Two), Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme (BBC Radio 4), Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three), Dr Brown (Channel 4) and Top Coppers (BBC Three).
‘Undisputed stars’ (Fest).
‘Comic genius’ (Skinny).
Mike Birbiglia is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life and The Moth, and has released several comedy albums and television specials. His feature-length directorial debut Sleepwalk with Me (2012), based on his one-man show of the same name and in which he also starred, won awards at the Sundance and Nantucket film festivals. He also wrote, directed, and starred in the comedy-drama Don't Think Twice (2016). His 2010 book Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Birbiglia has appeared in films such as Your Sister's Sister (2011), Cedar Rapids (2011), and Trainwreck (2015), played a recurring role in Orange Is the New Black, and has guest starred in episodes of Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, and Broad City.
So You Think You’re Funny? winner, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee, Chortle Best Newcomer nominee.
‘One of the best young comedians around’ – Time Out
T – @ivograham
"I like that joke about her fanny" - Sarah Millican
"The funniest of bones" - Shappi Khorsandi
"A joy" - Stewart Francis
"Charming" - The Independent
"Pulling in the biggest laughs" - Three Weeks
"Excellently deadpan" - Huffington Post
“GLEEFULLY PROVOCATIVE, OCCASIONALLY INSIGHTFUL, AND PACKED WITH BIG, HARD LAUGHS” - THE GUARDIAN
“TAYLOR DELICIOUSLY SATIRISES, EXPLORES AND EXPLODES WHITE PRIVILEGE” - THE SCOTSMAN
“YOU KNOW HIS DEFIANT RANTS WON’T CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT BY GOD YOU WISH THEY DID…BRUTALLY FUNNY" - CHORTLE
“TAYLOR HAS SHOWN HIMSELF TO BE A SERIOUS TALENT WITH CONVICTION AND BIG JOKES TO SPARE WITH THIS SHOW” - THE INDEPENDENT
“WE TROOP OUT, BLOWN AWAY BY A GAG-PACKED HOUR OF THOUGHT-PROVOKING STAND-UP” - THE LIST
“THE MOST RELEVANT COMEDIAN AT THE FRINGE” - EDINBURGH FESTIVALS MAGAZINE