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    June Comedy

    Comedy Night

    16-06-2014

    The George in Rye

    The second of our regular comedy events for 2014, brought to you by the well-established Lonestar Comedy Club.
    Date: Friday 20th June
    Doors open: 19:30hrs
    Show starts: 20:00hrs
    Pre book: £10.00 Show ticket / £15.00 Show and Curry
    Dragons ticket price: £5.00

    Please call 01797 222114 to book your tickets or email events@thegeorgeinrye.com

    Paul Pirie - Headliner
    Paul Pirie began his stand-up career after giving up acting to pursue the funny man that lies within, quickly establishing himself on the Scottish comedy circuit before lauching onto the UK comedy scene. It should be pointed out that when Paul started stand-up in 2004 he was living with his Gran, having given away the keys to his flat in a pub quiz. Since this time Paul's career has encompassed TV, Film and Radio alongside his burgeoning skill as a stand-up with Paul emerging as one of the biggest Scottish acts on the UK comedy circuit.
    "Fizzing with energy and spewing out one-liners like he had just scoffed a dodgy prawn, Pirie is a man we will be seeing more of" - Daily Record  "His delivery is superb" - Chortle

    Paul Savage - Support
    Paul Savage started performing comedy in 2007. In the 6 years he's been going, he has performed over 1000 gigs, including three runs at the Edinburgh Festival with the the Free Tea and Biscuits Show, which set a record for having the most genuinely homeless people in one audience front row (7). He also performed his debut hour "Cheerful Shambles" in 2013 which was well received by audiences and critics and had no homeless people in (as far as he's aware). Savage was also nominated for best full length debut show at the 2009 Leicester festival when he was in Unidentified Flying Improv, and was Juice Comedy club's Performer of the Year 2009. He has also won West Midlands Comedy Awards- Most improved act 2009 and West Midlands Comedy Awards Best Joke 2009. He was robbed every other year. He is resident MC at gigs for 5 different promoters.

    "Frighteningly well written jokes. I'm kicking myself that I didn't write his Gravy joke" Gary Delaney

    Erich McElroy - Compere
    Originally from Seattle, Erich joined ranks and became a British citizen and is highly regarded for his humorous and insightful take on living in the UK. His 2012 show The Brit Identity received numerous Four Star reviews. 'It was a joy to be an audience member…masterful hour of piss taking.' (Broadway Baby) The Brit Identity followed his appearance in the hugely successful Edinburgh Fringe as part of the highly regarded AAA Stand-Up Late at The Pleasance in 2010. In 2006 he received a Total Fringe Sellout Award for his Edinburgh show Brokeback Britain, Erich is renowned for his 'great gags' (The Stage), and is described by The List as' hilariously insightful' and as 'excellent' by Time Out.
    "Great gags" The Stage