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*Advanced Tickets Now Closed. Limited Tickets Available on Door for £17.50*
Stand Up Comedy in Reading is back. Mates Rates Comedy is proud to present Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Roger Monkhouse.
Mates Rates Comedy has teamed up with The Purple Turtle to bring you the best acts from the UK comedy scene.
We will have TV names, up and coming circuit comics and as always, you will be guided along by our trusty MC Carl Richard.
The show takes place at The Purple Turtle on Friday 19 November between 7:30pm-9:30pm (doors open 7:00pm).
Early Bird - £10.50
Super Advanced - £12.50
Advanced - £15.00
On Door - £17.50 (subject to availability)
Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience. A highly original and quirky performer, Roger’s trademark stage-prowling style and curious, inimitable manner have established him as one of the hottest names on the comedy circuit.
“unfailingly entertaining and skilfully able to pull punchlines, seemingly, out of thin air” – Chortle
“his laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind” – The Guardian
Daman began performing improv while at university and went onto train with the prestigious ‘Second City’ before applying his skills to stand up. Since then he has built up his accolades racing to the semi-finals of So You Think You’re Funny?, and being a finalist for the Max Turner Award, Monty’s Stand Up Nights, Comedy Virgins Summer Competition and winning Up the Creek’s notorious new show The Blackout.
Southport New Comedian of The Year Finalist 2021-
-2Northdown New Comedian of The Year Semi-Finalist 2021-
-Chester New Comedian of The Year Winner 2021-
-King Gong Finalist April 2021
Luke Chilton regularly performs at top comedy venues across London including Up the Creek, Downstairs at the Kingshead, Angel Comedy and Vauxhall Comedy Club. He has provided support for Jack Whitehall, reached the final 10 of BBC New Comedy Award 2019 and was nominated for Up the Creek: One to Watch 2019.
“Inventive, lively and very funny” Luke Toulson
Lineup subject to change.