Another Sitting Room triple-headline special as Dave Johns and Gordon Southern are joined by one of the country's very best comedians:
* * SPECIAL GUEST * *
One of the country's finest comedians who cannot be named due to touring commitments.
Effortlessly funny and with a razor sharp wit, our Special Guest has taken part in the iconic Secret Policeman's Ball as well as several series of Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
They have also appeared on countless television and radio shows including Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News for You, QI, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Just a Minute, The Now Show, The News Quiz and other flagship Radio 4 programmes.
Making their screenwriting debut in the form of one of Sky's Little Crackers, our Special Guest has recently been commissioned to write a television drama for the BBC.
* * DAVE JOHNS * *
Dave has gained a reputation as an inventive, exciting and extremely funny comedian winning applause from his audiences, respect from his fellow comics and rave reviews from the critics.
A stand-up comic since 1989, a frequent guest improviser with the Comedy Store Players and a sought after headliner across the UK and comedy festivals worldwide, Dave is also a regular guest on comedy panel shows Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats and starred in the BBC3 late night sitcom Dogtown.
Dave has acted on the West End stage with Christian Slater in the stage play One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and The Odd Couple with Bill Bailey and Alan Davies at the Assembly Theatre, Edinburgh.
Dave is also a scriptwriter whose credits include the stage adaptation of the Stephen King novel The Shawshank Redemption. Following an outstanding season at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin the production transferred to London's West End.
"He shifts from the sublime, to genius, to uproar in the blink of an eye - an extremely entertaining hour." - The Guardian
* * GORDON SOUTHERN * *
With 16 years of comedy experience on his belt Gordon is one of the most sought after headline acts on the UK and international circuits. He regularly plays to sell out audiences at the most prestigious clubs in the country including The Comedy Store and spends at least two months every year performing in Australia.
Gordon's upbeat and energetic delivery - combined with his fantastically funny observational comedy and quick witted improvisation - has secured his place as an audience favourite and earned him nominations for Best Comedy Show at both the Perth and New Zealand Comedy Festivals.
An award winning writer, gaining critical acclaim for numerous projects he has worked on, Gordon has written for some of the most memorable comedy shows of the last decade including The One Ronnie (nominated for a British Comedy Award), Cheese Shop (Time Out Comedy Award) and Dead Ringers.
Gordon has also provided warm-up for Have I Got News for You, QI, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and I'm Alan Partridge. Additionally, for better or for worse, Gordon was the very memorable voice of the Admiral Insurance Parrot.
"Hugely talented .... very funny" - Time Out
* * DAN NIGHTINGALE * *
One of British stand-ups hidden gems, Dan Nightingale is one of the best performers found on the comedy circuit today.
He's a natural with the crowd, bouncing off any audience interaction wonderfully making him a much sought after host and MC and gaining him a Best Compère nomination at the Chortle Awards.
"Dan Nightingale is one of the best in comperes in the business, a brilliantly quick-thinking spontaneous wit" - Chortle
Tickets are just £10 in advance or £12 on the door
available from www.sittingroomcomedy.com, St George reception (01423 561431) or Harrogate Tourist Information Centre (01423 537300)
- Please be aware that line-ups can be subject to change -