Comic Boom – September
September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm£5 – £10
It’s Komedia’s sell-out monthly night of exciting new comedy without the gamble. One of our fantastic MCs hosts a friendly fast paced quality night featuring a top headline comic and “catch ’em while you can” rising stars of the comedy circuit.
Booming this month
Laura Lexx is an award-winning comedian and writer. Her credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra) and The Jason Manford Show (Absolute Radio) .
Following a critically-acclaimed run of her show Trying, Laura won Best Performer in the Comedian’s Choice Awards and was in the top 10 of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe.
As well as writing her own popular blog, Laura has had articles published by the likes of Glamour and Standard Issue. She has also written her first novel and has had a comedy drama series optioned for television.
Catherine Bohart is an award-winning comedian, writer and actor. She started performing stand-up in 2015 and has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks of UK and Irish comedy. In 2016, she was a finalist in both the BBC New Comedy Awards and Funny Women. At the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, Catherine joined the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve and, in 2018, she took her debut solo show, Immaculate, for a full, month-long run.
Catherine’s burgeoning broadcasting career has seen her appear on E4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats, Comedy Central UK’s Roast Battle, BBC2’s The Mash Report, Dave’s Ultimate Worrier, ITV2’s Stand Up Sketch Show and BBC NI’s The Blame Game. She has written material for BBC shows The Now Show, The News Quiz, Newsjack and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, co-hosted The Guilty Feminist with Deborah Frances-White and BBC Radio 4 Extra Comedy Club with Arthur Smith and appeared on Reasons To Be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd.
In 2017, Catherine was named on the BBC New Talent Hotlist, dedicated to listing the most exciting new broadcasting talent in the UK.
Full line-up to be confirmed shortly