Date(s) - 30/01/2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Piasau Boat Club
Tuesday January 30 we got a great Comedy night coming up with 2 awesome stand up comedians!
Main act is Gina Yashere.
Gina was born & raised in London UK, of Nigerian parents, and previously worked as an elevator engineer for Otis.
Gina has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for several years now, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week, as well as creating & performing popular comedic characters on The Lenny Henry Show.
She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing (NBC), where she made it to the final 10, and then never went home!
Gina went on to be named one of the top 10 rising talents in the Hollywood Reporter.
She is also known in the US for being the only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic Def Comedy Jam, as well as for her hilarious appearances on The Tonight Show (NBC), Crashing (HBO), @Midnight on Comedy Central, her 1 hour Stand Up Special, Skinny B*tch on Showtime & now as the British Correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Her 3rd Stand Up Special, Gina Yashere: Ticking Boxes, filmed at the iconic 02 Brixton Academy, London, in front of over 2000 of her fans, was sold to NBC owned, Seeso TV in the US, in 2017, and she has just shot a 4th stand up Special for Netflix, which will be released in 2018.
Gina has performed for audiences not just in Europe, the US & Australia, but she is in fact, a highly sought after comedian in Asia, making numerous sold out appearances in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Hong Kong.
It’s a wonder she found the time to pick up her 4th award in a row for “Best Comedian” at the recent Black Entertainment & Comedy Awards (UK).Gina has performed numerous times at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Toronto.
Feature films appearances have included Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Mr. in Between, and She has also appeared on the West-End stage in The Vagina Monologues.
Gina currently resides in New York and tours non-stop around the world.
The second stand up Comedian is Scott Mitchell. He did already a show at the PBC and is now also hosting this show! He is from Scotland
Scott Mitchell brings an acerbic and witty look at life. From the struggles of fatherhood to the wonders of modern science, with a gentle blend of old style jokes, he shares his thoughts openly with his audiences to delight in every performance.
Scott performs regularly at Thirsty Thursday Comedy.
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