The Comedy Store is renowned as a breeding ground for new talent for over 37 years. Some of the artists they represent include Andy Askins, Mick Ferry, Mike Gunn, Steve Hughes, and John Lynn.
Here’s the lineup for the last 3 shows as of press time:
- 1st July, Saturday: Stephen Grant as MC, Sean Collins, Paul McCaffrey, and Charlie Baker
- 8th July, Saturday: Alun Cochrane as MC, Mike Gunn, Jason Cook, and Steve Williams
- 15th July, Saturday: Paul Thorne as MC, Pete Johansson, Steve Gribbin, and Allyson June Smith
See fine comedy talents on 1st July
The third last show in the Underbelly Festival will be graced by Stephen Grant, Sean Collins, Paul McCaffrey, and Charlie Baker.
Aside from being a comedian, Stephen Grant is also a comedy writer and radio presenter. He hosts the Krater Comedy Club at Komedia in Brighton, which won the Chortle Award for Best Comedy Club in the South for several years. In 2008 and 2011, Stephen also won the Chortle Award for Best Compere.
Canadian Sean Collins has been doing stand-up comedy for over 25 years. Some of the highlights of his career in Canada include receiving a nomination for Best Male Stand Up at the Canadian Comedy Awards, performing at the Just For Laughs Gala, and doing his own hour-long comedy special on Canadian TV. Now residing in the UK, Sean is getting more opportunities to showcase his talents.
Meanwhile, Paul McCaffrey is a stand-up comedian who frequently does gigs around the UK and makes regular TV appearances in various comedy shows. His most well-known TV work is in BBC3’s comedy show Impractical Jokers. He started getting known for his acts when he won both the London Paper and the Latitude Festival new act competitions back in 2009.
Lastly, Charlie Baker is not just a stand-up comedian; he is also an actor, singer, voice-over actor, and presenter. Dubbed by Herald Scotland as ‘the UK’s answer to Jack Black’, he appeared in hit TV series IT Crowds, Miranda, and Doctor Who.