Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
After a Howlin’ sensation on the launch of our brand new comedy club at New Wimbledon Studio, Howlin’ Comedy Club are pleased to announce the line up for the next show at the studio on Monday 30 April at 7.30pm.
Comedians this evening include Kevin McCarthy who is considered the godfather of modern British stand-up, Eric Potts who has played parts in Coronation Street and Brookside, and recently starred, wrote and directed Dick Whittington here at New Wimbledon Theatre, Kerry Godliman, who was a finalist of the 2003 Babycham Funny Women competition and was one of the stars of the 2005 Channel 4 sketch show Spoons and Andrew Bird, who has appeared in TV shows The Sack Race and Have I got News For You. After receiving rave reviews on the launch of the new comedy club, Howlin’ Comedy will be at New Wimbledon Studio on the last Monday of every month, showcasing some of the finest comedians in the UK.
On Kerry Godliman:
'A great comic who oozes personality'
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard
On Andrew Bird:
'Superb… the exciting rising star'
Kevin McCarthy has entertained audiences all over the world and along with performing Kevin is also a comedy writer. Recently he has been involved in writing the BAFTA award winning ITV comedy The Sketch Show and has appeared in many television productions as a comedian, a comic actor, and indeed as a straight actor.
Eric Potts is a wonderful experienced actor and is known for his portrayal of Diggory Compton in Coronation Street. Eric recently starred, wrote and directed the hugely successful pantomime Dick Whittington here at New Wimbledon Theatre. Eric also has a huge talent in stand up comedy and has been part of the circuit for a long time.
Kerry Godliman, trained at the Rose Bruford College and has since combined careers as an actress and a stand-up, after making the final of the 2003 in Babycham Funny Women competition. Kerry is a regular on the circuit and has gigged all over the UK. As well as her solo work, she is half of the sketch duo Godliman and Lane, and was one of the stars of the 2005 Channel 4 sketch show, Spoons.
Andrew Bird is an experienced and hilarious comedian who has entertained audiences all over the world. He has appeared in TV show The Sack Race and Have I Got News For You and is a regular on the Edinburgh Festival circuit.
'Howlin’ Comedy Club is not just about comedy, it’s about full on entertainment - a variety show that is fun for all ages with line ups not to be missed! On its opening night at New Wimbledon Studio Howlin’ Comedy Club made an impact those privileged enough to grab a ticket won't forget. With every last Monday hosting a Howlin’ Comedy night, I can promise you New Wimbledon Studio will be the talk of the town'
Kev Orkian, founder of Howlin’ Comedy Club
Howlin’ Comedy Club will run on the last Monday of every month at New Wimbledon Studio. The next Howlin’ event will be on Monday 30 April at 7.30pm.