Cardinal Burns Presents...
Cardinal Burns + Jamie Demetriou + Tom Basden + Jordan Brookes + Olga Koch + Rose Matafeo
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Jamie is one of the UK’s leading young character comedians and comedy actors.
In 2017, Jamie filmed the lead role in his six-part series STATH for E4, which he co-wrote with Robert Popper. It will air in 2018.
The Independent ***** - “A Steve Coogan in the making.”
Fest ***** - “A spectacular comedic work”
Former Coward and one part of double act FREEZE alongside Tim Key, Tom is a writer, actor and comedian.
He is co-writer and the co-creator of the ancient roman sitcom PLEBS and the showrunner and co-creator of E4 comedy drama series GAP YEAR. He has written episodes for some of Britain's best comedies, including PEEP SHOW, FRESH MEAT and THE WRONG MANS. Tom is an extremely talented and versatile writer. He has written plays for the National Theatre, the Arts Theatre and the Gate. He has been nominated for a BAFTA twice, and has won a Fringe First and an Edinburgh Comedy Award.
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).
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
Rose is a New Zealand comedian, writer and actor.
In 2016, Rose was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and also made her Edinburgh debut with her show Finally Dead, which enjoyed success from both audiences and critics. It was described by The Guardian as “an emphatic start to Matafeo’s fringe career”. This was followed up next fringe with her show ‘Sassy Best Friend’, which garnered glowing reviews from critics and audiences alike, and was one of the most talk about shows that year.
Rose started stand-up at the age of 15 and has since staged five solo shows as part of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. In 2010 she won Best Newcomer at the NZICF, going on to win the prestigious Billy T Award in 2013. Her sold out show Finally Dead saw her add extra shows and a return season in NZ.
“…a blizzard of youthful energy in one of the Fringe’s most memorable comedy debuts” The Guardian
‘Effervescently entertaining’ The Guardian ★★★★
‘A deeply funny, enchanting and exuberant comic, Matafeo is in a class of her own’ Three weeks ★★★★★
★★★★ The Times ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals ★★★★ The Skinny