Comedy Gala

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Saturday, January 18th

Event Summary

Oxfordshire Mind are taking over Oxford Playhouse for an afternoon of comic brilliance.

Raising money for the vital support Oxfordshire Mind offers those with mental health problems, don’t miss this hilarious event of belly laughing comedy!

2:30 PM performers: Hal Cruttenden, Ahir Shah, Nigel Ng, Chelsea Birkby, Alex Farrow and Harry Househam!
7:30 PM performers: A special guest, Chelsea Birkby, Alex Farrow and Harry Househam!


Hal Cruttenden
As seen on Have I Got News For You, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Bake Off: Extra Slice, and Live at the Apollo.
“One of the funniest comedians on the circuit" ★★★★★ (Time Out). “Can’t fail to delight” ★★★★★ (Metro). “He’ll make you laugh… a lot” ★★★★★ (Daily Mirror)

Ahir Shah
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award ‘Best Show’ nominee Ahir Shah has performed stand-up on Live At The Apollo, The Now Show and Stand Up Central.
‘Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny … a blazing talent firing on all cylinders.’
★★★★★ (Telegraph)

Nigel Ng
Nigel Ng made his TV debut on Comedy Central, shortly followed by Roast Battle. As heard on Mock the Week and Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his sell out show Culture Shocked.
"He almost had audience members rolling on the floor laughing, with several at least half out of their seats. This is observational humour at its best" (Voice)

Chelsea Birkby
Chelsea Birkby is a rising star, who after having been noticed at a past Oxfordshire Mind gala has since been made an Oxfordshire Mind trustee.
"Cheeky adult humour" ★★★★ (Oxford Mail). "Talked frankly about mental illness" ★★★★★ (Oxford Times).

Alex Farrow
Alex is the host and co-creator of Jericho Comedy and can be regularly seen hosting Stand-up Philosophy as well as the regular compere of Union Jack radio’s ‘One night stand’
“An engaging and entertaining pairing of learning and good humour!” ★★★★ (The Latest). “Jaw achingly funny” ★★★★★ (The Oxford Times)

Harry Househam
Harry is a co-founder of Jericho Comedy as well as creator of Harry Potter parody show ’The Show that must not be named’ and high speed coach based murder mystery ‘Murder on the National Express’
“Extra-ordinarily talented” (Cherwell). “Kept me going for weeks. Genius Idea” ★★★★ (Stage Talk Magazine). “A roaring success at creating vibrant comedy in Oxfordshire” ★★★★ (The Oxford Mail)

Oxfordshire Mind, the mental health charity, are there to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support. Whether you're stressed, depressed, anxious or experiencing another mental health problem - or care for someone who does – Oxfordshire Mind can help.

Hosted by Jericho Comedy

Price: £22

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Venue

Oxford Playhouse
Beaumont Street
Oxford

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