COMEDY SEASON

23 Jul - 29 Jul 2024

Kiln Theatre presents

COMEDY SEASON

Featuring Bella Hull, Micky Overman, Chloe Petts, Michael Odewale, Chris Hall, Grace Campbell, Erika Ehler, Tom Ballard, Lou Wall & Josh Glanc

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Introducing our Kiln comedy season!

Featuring the best up and coming comedians working on brand new material ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe.

Important Information

9 July: Bella Hull & Micky Overman
10 July: Chloe Petts & Michael Odewale
11 July: Christopher Hall & Grace Campbell
23 July: Erika Ehler & Tom Ballard
29 July: Lou Wall & Josh Glanc

ACCESS INFORMATION

We have two wheelchair seats/spaces per Comedy show. If you want to book one, have any questions about any of our services or need assistance in arranging your visit please get in touch: 020 7328 1000 or access@kilntheatre.com.

Access to the James Baldwin Studio’s two wheelchair seats/spaces is by lift from the main foyer.

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Ticket Prices

£13.50
Concessions available

Dates

23 Jul - 29 Jul 2024

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  • July

    • Tuesday 23rd July
      7:30PM
      erika ehler and tom ballard
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    • Monday 29th July
      7:30PM
      lou wall and josh glanc
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Comedians

Bella Hull

9 July, 7.30pm

Bella Hull is a London-based stand-up comedian and writer and one of the UK’s most exciting young comedians.

In 2022, Bella brought her debut hour, Babycakes, to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and subsequently to London’s Soho Theatre to wide acclaim. She regularly plays to sell-out crowds across the UK and her TV appearances include BBC’s Stand Up for Live Comedy, ITV’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Comedy Central Live. She also co-hosts the Last Night Ever podcast with Jacob Hawley.

As a writer, Bella is working on a script commission with the BBC and her writing has been featured on BBC Radio 4’s Newsjack, Flux Magazine and she is the advice columnist for Quadra magazine.

Micky Overman

9 July, 9pm

Micky Overman: Hold On (WIP)

This year Micky finds her life at the point of no return. It’s too late to change things, no matter how much she wants to, plus she’s too old for the coping mechanisms she had in her 20s (buying a plane ticket and flying away from her problems).

Micky Overman is an award-nominated comedian whose previous Edinburgh shows received critical acclaim. Her last hour, The Precipice, was one of the best reviewed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Chloe Petts

10 July, 7.30pm

Chloe Petts’ is ‘one of the most compelling young comics‘ (Brian Logan, The Guardian) and ‘clearly a rising star whose name will soon be in lights‘ (Bruce Dessau, The Evening Standard). This has established her as one of the most exciting up & coming acts on the circuit. She’s currently on screens every Saturday morning as a guest on Sky Sports News.

Chloe returned to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer with her new show If You Can’t Say Anything Nice which sold-out in the first week of the festival which led to adding 6 extra shows. Last year she performed her debut show Transience to sold-out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and for two 5-night runs at Soho Theatre, which led to a tour around the rest of the UK which ended with extra date added at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Receiving rave reviews from publications including The Guardian,  The Telegraph, The Evening Standard. With 5 stars from Gwendolyn Smith (The i) describing the show as a ‘barnstormer of a Fringe debut.

An alumna of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve, shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Award, finalist of Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Awards 2017 and runner-up in the Funny Women Awards 2017. As well as supporting Ed Gamble on his Electric 2022 UK tour and Frank Skinner during his West End run. Chloe was selected performed at Melbourne International Comedy Festival in April.

On television and radio, Chloe has been a regular on The Frank Skinner Show (Absolute Radio), World Cup Breakfast (Sky Sports) for the Men’s Football World Cup 2022 and previously for Good Morning Euros (Sky Sports) for the UEFA Women’s Euros, and has also appeared on MOTDx (BBC), Jonathan Ross’s Comedy Club (ITV), The Stand-Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC Two), Random Acts (Channel 4), Hypothetical (Dave), Fighting Talk (BBC Radio 5 Live), BBC Three Quickies (BBC Three), as well as recently winning Pointless Celebrities (BBC One). In terms of podcasts, Chloe has appeared on Off Menu, Films to Buried With and co-hosted The Guilty Feminist.

Michael Odewale

10 July, 9pm

★★★★ ONE4REVIEW ★★★★ VOICE MAG

WINNER: LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL BEST SHOW 

Fresh off the back of his Live at The Apollo debut and Dave Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination, Michael Odewale returns with the new follow-up work in progress show to his smash hit show #BlackBearsMatter.

Smooth, assured, more-ish‘ (The Scotsman).

As seen on: Live at the Apollo (BBC Two); Mock The Week (BBC Two); Jonathan Ross Comedy Club (ITV); Ben Elton’s Friday Night Live (C4); The Chris Ramsey Show (Comedy Central); Stand up Sketch Show (ITV); Rob Becketts Undeniable (Comedy Central); BBC Presents: Stand up for Live Comedy (BBC One/Three) and Comedians Solve World Problems (Comedy Central).

Savvy punchlines and witty asides.. Delivery so relaxed and natural, it barely feels written at all‘ – Chortle

Grace Campbell

11 July, 7.30pm

Grace Campbell is a very gorgeous, very successful (critically and commercially acclaimed) stand up comedian, author, and actor.

Grace loves to undermine everything she hates about the world. her comedy has no bounds. From sex to why she hates politicians to the time she took acid. Grace has performed two sell out Edinburgh fringe’s, she is the host of the Disgraceful Club, a comedy club where grace showcases all female and LGBTQ& comics, and she famously invented the phrase ‘J’adore.’

Christopher Hall

11 July, 9pm

Christopher Hall: WIP

Social media sensation Christopher tells of his life, as a ‘boy who’s a bit girly really’. From obsessions with pop princesses, falling in line behind the school classroom queen bees, and gaining life lessons from the cast of Bad Girls: why wouldn’t everyone strive to be girlier? Men are from Mars, but girls are from Venus, and, according to Christopher, life’s way more fun over there. Christopher’s sketches featuring Background Singers, Your Cat and The Millennial have over 12 million likes, 50 million views and spawned collaborations with Kylie, Shania Twain and JoJo.

Erika Ehler

23 July, 7.30pm

Erika Ehler: Work in Progress

Join Erika Ehler work out material for her new show. Erika’s razor-sharp, dark and visceral writing paired with precise delivery makes her one of the most exciting young comedians on the circuit.

Tom Ballard

23 July, 9pm

Lou Wall

29 July, 7.30pm

Lou Wall: The Bisexual’s Lament (WIP)

In 2023, Lou Wall was the first ever lesbian* to go through a breakup.
In 2024 Lou Wall will be the first EVER** comedian to write a show about heartbreak.
Fuelled entirely by delusion, tequila and the girls’ group chat, this is a journey from the pits of personal hell to comic stardom***.
Featuring Lou’s signature musical comedy, deranged Powerpoints and mentally ill hot takes, this show will make you 100% gayer (derogatory) and cure your depression or your money back.
*Eat my ass.
**No srlsly … eat it.
***The open-mic circuit.

MICF Most Outstanding Show nominee 2024.

 

Josh Glanc

29 July, 9pm

Josh Glanc: Family Man

Hi it’s me, Aussie oddball Josh Glanc. I’m fresh off the plane from Australia and sold out runs at the Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe, Just For Laughs London, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and now I’m doing a brand-new show. Glanc, aka Spanish Fuk-boi, the co-host of the cult Edinburgh hit Stamptown Comedy night, has been labelled one of Australia’s ‘most exciting‘ comedians (★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald). His shows fuse together character, stand-up and song in a unique an ‘antic brand of tomfoolery‘ (★★★★ Guardian). Listed by the British Comedy Guide as a 2023 recommended show, Glanc’s shtick is ‘inventive daft bits that will leave you beaming‘ (Chortle).

An ‘extraordinary talent‘ (★★★★ Scotsman)

You’ll wish you could live inside his head‘ (★★★★★ The Advertiser)

Bonkers brilliance‘ (★★★★ The Sydney Morning Herald)

A master of craze‘ (★★★★ The Guardian)

WINNER: FRINGE WORLD Weekly Critics Choice 2023 and 2024.

WINNER: FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Award Mostly improvised.

Like nothing he has done before.