Sometimes outrageous with always hilarious, observational and storytelling comedy for all, you will fall in love with our MC Nina Gilligan.
A bolshier Mrs Merton, she’s not one to suffer fools lightly – so watch out for a razor sharp wit used at will. Nina recently won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2021.
“A naturally funny comedian with a charming and genuinely likeable style.” John Thompson
Sally-Anne Hayward is an award-winning comedian (Best UK Compere 2019 and Holsten Pils ‘Fans of Comedy’ award) and a sought-after corporate performer and regular compere at Glastonbury Festival.
She has proven her writing talents with numerous Edinburgh Fringe shows and can display a depth of material that marks out the best comic talent. She has performed all over the world and has provided tour support for Sarah Millican, Russell Howard, Russell Kane, Hal Cruttenden and Suzi Ruffell.
An accomplished breakfast radio presenter (Star 107.2), with TV credits (‘The Blame Game’ BBC) and radio panel show credits (‘Elephant in The Room’ BBC Radio 4), as well as TV warm-up (‘Deal or No Deal’ Channel 4).
She co-hosts a podcast called Spit or Swallow, along with Lou Conran. Together they incorporate their love of wine, celebrity guests and drunk stories.
“Innate effusive likeability with straightforward but effective writing…. a primetime act” Chortle
Carey Marx mixes his own blend of dark humour with his mischievous and gleeful delivery. His wilful disregard for the controversial and delicate is tempered beautifully by his ability to find joy in the most unexpected places.
Carey has taken numerous critically acclaimed shows to Edinburgh Festival Fringe over the years. His 2013 show Intensive Carey was so successful that it was picked up by BBC Radio 4 in 2015 and developed into a R4 Special.
His first solo show to appear at the Leicester Comedy Festival won a nomination for Best Show, and he was nominated for 2017’s Best Club Comic at the Chortle Awards.
He has made many TV appearances such as The Outcast Comic (Sky Arts) Jack Doherty Show (Channel 5) The Stand Up Show (BBC 1) Comedy Cuts (ITV 2) Comedy Blue and World Stands Up (Paramount)
“Highly engaging, devilish, menacing and totally mesmerizing show.” Edinburgh Guide
“A darkly comic Quentin Tarantino.” ★★★★ Chortle
Comedian in the middle is Scottish comedian Iain Hume.
Unreserved seating so please arrive early. Line-ups subject to change. Not for the easily offended.
Address: Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, UK