Stand Up Comedy in Reading is back. Mates Rates Comedy is proud to present Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Arielle Souma.
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 21 April between 7:30pm-9:30pm (doors open 7:00pm).
Early Bird - £9.99
Advance - £12.50
On Door - £15.00 (subject to availability)
Lineup subject to change
Please be advised that you will need id to get into The Purple Turtle.
French-Ivorian with an authentic voice in comedy and is a force to reckon with. Strong stage presence, punchy delivery; Arielle Souma is hilarious & blunt AS F*** ! You have been warned
"Arielle Souma is just what the comedy industry needs and should be forced upon every audience until they buckle under her spell" Frankie Boyle
“ So much charm & ebullient, always smashes her spot. The audience love her” Leo Kearse
"Her delivery is really strong and lively, she’s brilliant fun and totally commands the stage. She killed it and totally raised the roof. Clearly very accomplished, she just has it." The Stand Comedy Club
"Arielle Souma dominates the stage! Big and bold with bags of sass and nice garnishes" Steve Bennett, Chortle
"super sassy and super funny. Arielle Souma is a breath of fresh air on any comedy ilill" Barry Ferns, Angel comedy club
Katharyn began doing stand up comedy in New York City where she worked her way to regularly hosting and performing nightly throughout the five boroughs.
She has been seen regularly at venues including but not limited to New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, The Stand, and The Comic Strip as well as countless backs of bars, windowless basements, rooftops, and bathroom stalls. Currently based in London, Katharyn MC's and performs regularly at Top Secret Comedy Club, Vauxhall Comedy Club, Up the Creek among other clubs, dives, and holes-in-the-wall throughout the UK.
Hatty is a London-born, Chicago-built comedian.
In London she is a regular at comedy clubs across the city and was the 2018 winner of ‘Breakin Thru’ stand up competition. Whilst in Chicago she was a regular at all major comedy venues: Laugh Factory, Zanies, Comedy Bar and Second City. She has opened for major US comics such as Mike E Winfield (Zanies, Rosemont), Hunter Hill (Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago) and Eddie Ifft (Zanies Chicago). She has featured at venues across the US including: The Virgil, Los Angeles; The Comedy Bar, Nashville and comedy festivals across the US such as Cleveland, Ohio; Iowa City, Iowa; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina.