Widely regarded as being the most quotable one-liner comic in the country, Gary Delaney is a regular guest on Mock The Week (BBC Two) with other TV and Radio credits including 7 Day Saturday (Radio 5 Live), Robert’s Web (Channel 4), Loose Ends (BBC Radio 4) and Russell Kane’s Whistle-Stop Tour (BBC Radio 2). Gary appears on the new series of Live at The Apollo (BBC 2) and Celebrity Pointless (BBC 1) this month.
As well as performing live shows around the world, his TV credits include John Oliver’s ‘New York Stand-Up Show‘ as well as appearances on The Green Room with Paul Provenza, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News and numerous other UK stand-up shows.
Last year’s Edinburgh Comedy Award’s Best Newcomer nominee Darren Harriott returns with his brand-new show Visceral. Darren no longer throws people out for a living, he now entertains them, but how does he still try to stay true to who he is. Appeared on Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Achievement Unlocked and Comedy Central at the Comedy Store.
Along with being a staff writer for Saturday Night Live, Julio has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and recorded his first half hour comedy special for Comedy Central last April.
Griff Rhys Jones
Griff joined the BBC as a trainee radio producer working with Frankie Howerd and David Jason. Having played many roles in the first series of Not The Nine O’Clock News, he was brought in as a regular member of the cast. Griff went on to found Talkback Productions alongside Mel Smith, producing their own shows (include Alas Smith And Jones) and those of other performers.
The Thinking Drinkers
Authorities on all aspects of alcohol, The Thinking Drinkers have appeared on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and regularly appear on radio and television espousing their “Drink Less. Drink Better” mantra.
Ben McFarland is the author of World’s Best Beers: 1000 Unmissable Brews from Portland to Prague and Boutique Beer: 500 of the World’s Finest Craft Brews. He is the triple-crowned winner of British Beer Writer of the Year – the first time as the youngest ever recipient.
Tom Sandham is former editor of leading industry spirits and cocktail magazine CLASS and lectures on spirits for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. He launched the Top 50 Bars of the World and House Tonic magazine for the Soho House Group, and is also the author of the award-winning World’s Best Cocktails.
Daniel’s TV appearances include 2015’s John Bishop Show, Sunday Night at the Palladium, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Russell Howard’s Good News, Conan (4 guests appearances in one year- the first stand-up ever to achieve this), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Paul O’Grady Show (Daniel’s TV debut aged 18), as well as many more. In addition he has had his own BBC3 show The Adventures Of Daniel, has given a Ted Talk and released his debut stand-up DVD Daniel Sloss: Live! on 2Entertain.
Stand-up comedian, viral blogger and bestselling author Sam Avery (aka The Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a head-full of hair loss later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood.
Having launched his comedy career in 2008, Bradshaw has quickly established himself as one of the brightest and most exciting acts on the UK comedy circuit. A two-time Scottish Comedian of the Year finalist, Bradshaw had a total sell-out, smash-hit run with I Dare Ray To… in 2015, as well as two sell-out seasons at Adelaide Fringe in 2015 and 2016.
His debut BBC Radio 4 show, Joseph Morpurgo’s Walking Tour, aired in November and his other broadcast credits include Harry & Paul’s Story of the 2s (BBC Two), Murder in Successville (BBC3), The World of Simon Rich (BBC Radio 4) and Drunk History (Comedy Central). He has also written and performed in shorts for BBC Three and Sky Arts.
Trailer Park Boys
Originally, the concept of Trailer Park Boys began as a short film starring John Paul Tremblay and Robb Wells, which debuted to rave reviews at the 1999 Atlantic Film Festival. Robb Wells (Ricky), John Paul Tremblay (Julian) and Mike Smith (Bubbles) have created loyal and loveable characters for their television series and their message has spread globally. For nearly two decades “The Boys” have garnered plenty of positive press and gained a hardcore following of fans.
Edinburgh Festival Award Winner, Mark Watson is one of the most talked-about British comedians to emerge in recent years. Not only a regular on television shows such as Mock The Week and Mind The Buzzcocks, Mark has been the face of shows such as BBC Four’s We Need Answers.