ARE YOU HAVING A LAUGH? Accessible Live Comedy at North St Standard, Bedminster

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Text: 'ARE YOU HAVING A LAUGH? NORTH ST STANDARD. SUNDAY 8TH MAY. DANI JOHNS. FIONA RIDGEWELL, PRIYA HALL, BECKY WALKER, OLLIE HORN. TICKETS £7 AVAILABLE FROM HEADFIRST.

ARE YOU HAVING A LAUGH?” is a fully wheelchair accessible comedy gig taking place Sunday 12th June from 7.30pm at North St Standard, Bedminster,  The gig will feature comedy from Dani JohnsFiona Ridgewell, Priya Hall, Becky Walker and Ollie Horn.

Here is some information on each of the acts:

Dani Johns

Our resident MC is born and bred Bristolian Dani Johns.  Described as a “smart, clever pocket rocket of a comedian” whose “sassy delivery captivates every audience member”. Dani is an instantly likeable act with an impressive and increasing list of accolades (BBC New Comedy Award, Funny Women Stage Award, Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition, Komedia Bath New Act of the Year Award).

Fiona Ridgewell

Fiona Ridgewell is an upbeat conversational comedian. In February 2020 her show “Contender” was nominated for best debut show at Leicester Comedy Festival, in the same year she she was a Funny Women Finalist. Fiona is known for her “direct, cheeky sense of humour” and “easy warm on stage.”

Priya Hall

Priya Hall is a Welsh-Indian stand-up comedian and comedy writer who is quickly ascending the UK comedy scene. She’s featured on a number of TV and radio shows, as well as having written and starred in a “Beena & Amrit” a new comedy pilot for BBC2 Wales.

Her comedy has been described as “hilariously oversharing” which is all fun and games but frequently gets her into trouble with her mum.

Becky Walker

Described as “hilairously dark” and “totally unpredictable”, Becky is a queer & disabled performer does not shy away from tough subject matter. She finds the funnies in the darkest of places and wins over the audience with ease.

Ollie Horn

From theatres in San Francisco, to military bases in South Korea, hostels in Barcelona, and even former colonial post offices in Myanmar, Ollie’s effortless stage presence and wide-eyed curiosity resonates with stand-up audiences the world over.

Having performed stand-up comedy in over 20 countries and counting, Ollie is not short of stories to tell and unique perspectives to share from his travels—not least the four years he spent living in Japan working as a minor television and radio personality.

Ollie is at his best when in conversation with his audience, blending his considered, intelligent and personal stand up with responsive, curious and charming crowd interactions.

Tickets are £7 and doors open at 6pm on the night.  You can book your ticket from the Headfirst website here: https://www.headfirstbristol.co.uk/#date=2022-06-12&event_id=74972

North St Standard is an inclusive venue and have excellent wheelchair access.  The main entrance, bar area, performance area (for both acts and audience) and toilets are all wheelchair accessible.

If you have any specific accessibility requirements or questions, please feel free to contact them by telephone: 01179 639223 or email: info@northststandard.co.uk.

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