Stand up for Labour puts on a fundraising comedy night for the newly formed Labour Campaign for Mental Health taking place in the heart of the West End at Seven Dials Club (42 Earlham Street, London WC2H 9LA).
Comedian, actor and writer Alistair Barrie is one of the most sought after performers on the international comedy circuit. Alistair is a core member of The Cutting Edge team at London's Comedy Store and has made numerous radio and television appearances around the world. He created and compered 'Bye George,' the comedians' farewell to George W. Bush, at the Southbank's Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2009.
Sara Pascoe is an accomplished actress as well as comedian, having appeared in ‘The Thick of It’, ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘QI’ and ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’. She has starred at Stand up for Labour in Stratford East Theatre Royal, Warrington, Carlisle, Northampton, Enfield, Kilburn, Greenwich and Tooting.
John Ryan combines comedy with a campaigning zeal for mental health issues. ‘If you can make them laugh, you can make them listen. John Ryan gets his message across because he can do both.’ Councillor Pete Lowe (Labour Party PPC, Stourbridge). John appeared at Stand up for Labour's event in Greenwich before the General Election.
The night is hosted by Crispin Flintoff, who has organised over 150 Stand up for Labour events in England, Scotland and Wales and has appeared on Paramount Comedy's The World Stands Up before he turned his focus to campaigning for the Labour Party.
There will be a special guest speaker on the night as well as the obligatory raffle.
Tickets cost £15 on the door. Buy tickets here
42 Earlham St
London WC2H 9LA
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