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Billy Kirkwood burst into stand up in 2005. Casting himself on the new act scene in Scotland forming the “Don Quixote Comedy Troupe” with some fellow new acts for stage time after some seasoning Billy broke away and quickly establishing himself as one of the United Kingdom’s most watchable and versatile acts with a loveable on-stage presence that see’s an expanding ever cult following thanks to his hysterical inventive energetic stand up performances, unique ability to make anything funny, mixed with an unbridled mischievous streak that’s charms audiences.
Since Rob Kane started comedy he has been a finalist of the ‘Scottish comedian of the year’ and the highly coveted ‘Amused Moose’. He has also appeared on BBC Scotland’s flagship comedy ‘Scot Squad’ and has been a featured guest on STV’S ‘The Late Show’ and ‘Live at 5’. Rob is a sought after act in the comedy circuit and can be found gigging most weekends all over the UK.
Jamie MacDonald is Britain’s hottest blind comedian. He’s a 6, 4 story teller from Glasgow. He’s appeared in BBC’s Scot Squad; Radio Scotland’s ‘Breaking the news’ and featured on radio 4’s Fred at the Stand. “Consistently hilarious” *****, Ed Fest magazine; “Not afraid to milk his disability” *****, Broadway baby; “Pure wit and confidence” ****, The Skinny.
Karen Bayley is a midlands based act hailing from Birmingham. Karen has been on the circuit for over a decade. She mad e a name for herself early on in her career reaching the semi-final of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Awards and was later crowned the winner of the 2001 Komedia New Act prize, Karen Bayley followed by becoming the first ever female winner of the prestigious Comedy Store King Gong award as well as reaching the finals of both the BBC New Comedy Awards Showcase and Babycham Funny Women.Delightfully saucy, her friendly and confident stage presence, combined with a killer wit, an infectious giggle and some devastating one-liners make her a comedic force to be reckoned with a warm and welcoming with a delightfully saucy and spiky edge, her bold, no nonsense attitude strikes a perfect pitch with men and women alike.