Knock2bag SATURDAY @ Moth Club
Guz Kahn + Mae Martin + Sam Campbell + Jayde Adams + Helen Bauer + Joe Jacobs + John Robertson
Guz Khan is an Actor, Writer and Stand-up Comedian from the notoriously gangster city that is Coventry. Originally a secondary school teacher, Guz has become an unstoppable comedy talent who has taken the industry by storm with his sitcom Man Like Mobeen
As seen on Netflix's Comedians of the World comedian Mae Martin has appeared on TV and radio across North America and has received rave reviews in the UK.
'She had the audience in the palm of her hand' (Three Weeks)
'Full of the confidence of a veteran comedian... An hour of rapier wit and cute charisma' (Scotsgay)
'Brilliant... something very special... Natural comic talent!' (The Skinny)
Oddball comedian Sam Campbell has won the prestigious Barry Award for the best show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The Sydney-based absurdist was a best newcomer nominee three years ago and won the directors’ choice award for his show Zanzoop in 2016.
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.
NOMINATED – LEICESTER MERCURY COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2018
PART OF THE PLEASANCE COMEDY RESERVE 2018
After leaving college with an E in Economics and an allergy to the education system, Helen Bauer moved to London to share a bed with her cousin and work in Accessorize on Oxford Street. She lived in London until she was 23, making sketches, waitressing and drinking. She then moved to Berlin to do the same there, and discovered stand up.
Helen honed her comedy skills, performing in English, to confused Berlin locals. You can now find Helen’s creative writing, charming attitude on stage and special love of pop music all over London. Helen was runner up in the Max Turner Prize 2017, a Semi Finalist in So You Think You’re Funny 2016 and Regional Finalist in Funny Women 2017.
In 2018, Helen is heading to the Edinburgh Festival as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve.
As heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra. Helen is a writer and performer for thehookmag.com, and has featured in BBC Three’s Things Not to Say and on Comedy Central Online.
As featured in Stylist Magazine’s ‘Edinburgh Shows to See’.
“I don’t think I stopped laughing for the entire half hour Helen was on stage. An incredibly likeable comic who takes anecdotal comedy to another level.” Funny Women
As seen and heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 1Xtra. ‘Dynamic stage presence and an ironic, arch delivery’ (Chortle.co.uk). ‘Jew’ (Jewish Chronicle). ‘Jacobs is young, attractive’ (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Always funny and entertaining' (Bruce Dessau).
John Robertson is a comedian, TV presenter, columnist, multimedia artist and games designer. He’s also an anarchic improviser and an insult comic. (It’s the same as being a sadist except his slaves are the whole audience).
★★★★★ “Will send you out into the night wondering what you’ve been a part of, but aching with laughter.” Broadway World
★★★★★ “He strides on stage giving precisely zero f*cks” The Skinny
★★★★★ “Mr Robertson is a master of this style of tightly controlled anarchy” One4Review