Saturday 18 January
Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses Presents Abandoman, Julian Deane, Jenny Bede, Clara Electra with Resident Host Sion James plus Free Lollipops!!
Bonus Saturday show with THREE Award winning acts -the amazing & much loved Irish Impro HipHop Abandoman!!! don’t miss!!
“Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile. Nothing short of genius.” - Chortle.co.uk
Ireland’s finest hip hop musical comedian, Rob Broderick, a.k.a. Abandoman.
“Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile. Nothing short of genius” Chortle.co.uk
.Using his trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Abandoman will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales.
Abandoman has previously won Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, Best Comedy Newcomer at the Adelaide Fringe, headlined comedy stages at Glastonbury, Latitude, Reading and Leeds, performed in the house band for Alan Carr’s Happy Hour on Channel 4 alongside Craig David, played the part of Dictionary Corner in 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, as well as supported and toured with pop behemoth Ed Sheeran.
“An unstoppable force of nature” ★★★★The List
“Broderick has us in the palm of his hand from the minute he starts until the very last mic drop” ★★★★★ Broadway Baby“Broderick clearly has a lightening wit” The Herald
”Wildly funny and technically incredible” ★★★★★ The Age (AU)
LAUGHING HORSE NEW ACT 2010 WINNER ( Previous Winners/Finalists Greg Davies, Russell Kane, Jack Whitehall, Rhod Gilbert )
“A particularly nice line in understated pay-offs.” Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard "Well written gags, well executed one liners. " Chortle
" able to generate a stream of seriously good gags, the kind of quick, sharply written and endlessly repeatable lines that’ll always keep a comic in work and an audience richly entertained" The Guardian
Join the Observer’s 2015 rising star ,Star of ‘Jenny Bede: AAA’ BBC3 and winner of the 2013 Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer for an hour of the finest pop culture inspired songs and stand-up.
PS you can totally look at her. In fact she’d really rather you did.
‘Inspired’ (Telegraph). ‘If there was one act on the bill I would confidently tip for stardom, it’d be Bede’ (Bruce Dessau).
‘Her name is Jenny Bede and she is very funny’ (Heat). ‘Hilarious’ (Metro). ‘You’re not a soprano, stop trying’ (her singing teacher).
“Very mature for her age” Mark Lamarr
STARS OF THE SHOW * 10 STARS *
“Utterly charming "… "
Lovable giant’ Time Out
“Sion James bases his set around interaction with the audience and reminds us what stand-up should be as he riffs expertly "
3 weeks EdFringe