01 May The Comedy Club – Thursday 28th May
Whoop, cheer and put your hands together for another hilarious night of comedy with The Comedy Club at Villa Marina & Gaiety Theatre on Thursday 28th May. So sit back and enjoy 3 top comedians as seen on TV and get stuck in with the unique Comedy Club Joke Competition on the night. With FREE membership at www.hahaheehee.com, there has never been a better time to enjoy the comedy club: receive club discounts, win free tickets and get all the comedy gossip free each month.
MC – Danny Buckler
A truly “magic” comedian, Danny Buckler is fast establishing himself as one of the most popular performers on the circuit, be it as a stand-up, improvisational actor, magician or all-round performer. Having worked both nationally and in an acclaimed sell-out show in the West End with Victoria Wood and Imelda Staunton, on television, he has appeared alongside the Dead Ringers, on Dinner Ladies and as a frontline presenter of The Secret of Magic.
In 2003 Danny made his Edinburgh Festival debut at the prestigious Edinburgh Assembly Rooms in an extremely successful double-hander with fellow magician, Mandy Muden. 2004 and 2005 have seen Danny fronting the BBC 1 prime-time Saturday night specials, ‘Secrets of Magic’, alongside John Lenehan, and Etienne Pradier.
Act 1 – Victor Daniels
Victor started his stand-up career in 1999 and hasn’t looked back since, becoming a regular in the circuit’s top venues such as The Comedy Store, Jongleurs, Comedy Café, Comedy Club,Up The Creek and the Hackney Empire.
His comedy has seen him perform in New York and reach the finals of some of the UK’s best known comedy competitions. He has also featured as a writer on the BBC’s Gina Yashere Show and the Angie Le Mars sketch show ‘Big Sister’.
He is the creator, writer and director of the highly successful Hackney Empire The United Colours of Comedy, which is now being developed by the BBC New Comedy Unit.
He is also a regular at the live ‘BBC Comedy Presents’ shows in the Soho Revue Bar.
Headline – Mark Maier
Mark Maier has been in the comedy game so long and is so good at it he’s even been running courses in the art since 1994. Having taught improvisational comedy in London and founded the group MadLib, he is a regular of the world renowned Comedy Store Players, alongside the likes of Josie Lawrence, Jim Sweeney and Paul Merton. A multi-talented, mercurial comedian, he retains an edge that still makes him one of the most must-see acts on the circuit. A familiar face on TV and radio, he has written and appeared for such diverse shows as Dating The Enemy, Edinburgh Nights, Rory Bremner, Quando Quando Quando and The Sunday Service.