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Catch 22: Darren Harriott, Andy Askins with MC Dan Nightingale
One of the most recognisable faces on the North West Comedy circuit Dan Nightingale heads over to the North East to host May’s edition of Catch 22. Dan, who has performed as a regular TV warm up for the likes of Jonathan Ross and John Bishop, combines raucous banter with hints of the surreal and sometimes ridiculous.
“His comedy is genuine, creative, honest, unpredictable, original and above all… funny as hell.” - Just The Tonic
Andy Askins heads to the stage armed with a guitar and a cheeky grin. An overwhelmingly misleading demeanour heightens the impact of his killer lines. Expect a routine littered with an eclectic mix of offbeat original comic songs and parodies, popular songs re-written and given a perverse twist all with a wickedly dry sense of humour. Andy’s darker material is softened by his innocent and impish demeanour. Andy has worked with a number of household comedy names: Michael McIntyre, Lee Evans, Jason Manford, Micky Flanagan, Rhod Gilbert, Bill Bailey, Jack Dee…the list goes on!
“One of my all-time favourites.” - Jason Manford
Former bouncer Darren Harriott is known for having a lot of opinions, on a lot of things. But it’s also common knowledge that he wouldn’t dream of touching on a topic unless he had a crisp line on it. Slick and extroverted - Darren masks much of his lesser mainstream, dark material with a highly likeable, charming demeanour. His comedy deals with everything from his drug dealing Rastafarian father to subverting stereotypes, to the juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge and a sharp punch-line.
“Properly funny.” – The Times
Line-ups are subject to change. Not for the easily offended.