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12/06 Edinburgh Preview Night : Helen Bauer & Darren Harriot

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12/06 The Barrels - Hereford
Tickets £5 + 50p booking fee.
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Join us for 2 amazing Edinburgh Fringe previews.
These work in progress shows are an opportunity to catch 2 brilliant shows before they head up to Edinburgh for this years festival.
On the evening we will have 2 full shows with a break in the middle.
Please note there is a 7pm prompt start so arrive early.

Helen Bauer:

NOMINATED – LEICESTER MERCURY COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2018

FINALIST - BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD 2018

PART OF THE PLEASANCE COMEDY RESERVE 2018

As seen and heard on BBC Radio 4, BBC Three and Comedy Central Online. In 2018, Helen headed to the Edinburgh Festival as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve. This year, she will bring her highly anticipated debut hour to the Edinburgh Festival. She is also a writer and performer for thehookmag.com.

After leaving college with an E in Economics and an allergy to the education system, Helen Bauer moved to London to share a bed with her cousin and work in Accessorize on Oxford Street. She lived in London until she was 23, making sketches, waitressing and drinking. She then moved to Berlin to do the same there, and discovered stand up.

Helen honed her comedy skills, performing in English, to confused Berlin locals. You can now find Helen’s creative writing, charming attitude on stage and special love of pop music all over London. Helen was runner up in the Max Turner Prize 2017, a Semi Finalist in So You Think You’re Funny 2016 and Regional Finalist in Funny Women 2017.

As featured in Stylist Magazine’s ‘Edinburgh Shows to See’.

“I don’t think I stopped laughing for the entire half hour Helen was on stage. An incredibly likeable comic who takes anecdotal comedy to another level.” Funny Women

Darren Harriot:

**** Evening Standard – “Passionate, articulate, witty.”

**** The Sunday Times – “This sharp debut explores his many contradictions with primetime warmth. Watch him.”

Nominee: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2017

Guardian Recommended Show 2017

Upcoming shows for Darren this year include Stand Up and Sketch on ITV2, the Comedy Bus on Comedy Central and a Comedy Central Special

As well as being a series regular on ITV2's Don't Hate the Playaz, Darren has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Roast Battle, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, BBC Radio 4’s Best of the Fest, The Now Show and 5Live's Fighting Talk. He has also featured in his own episode for both Achievement Unlocked, and BBC Three Life Lessons.

Following his nomination for his 2017 show Defiant, Darren returned to the Edinburgh Festival 2018 with a brand new hour, Visceral. In 2018, following a run at the Soho Theatre, he jetted off to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where he appeared on the televised Gala.

Originally from Birmingham, and now living in London, Darren Harriott is a regular at clubs such as 99 Club, Top Secret, Backyard Comedy Club, The Boat Show, Up the Creek and The Glee.

A confident performer with a captivating charm, Darren’s comedy deals with everything from subverting stereotypes, to everyday observations, to that juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge.

**** The Times – “Properly funny.”
**** Scotsman – “Expect to see much more of him soon.”
**** Short Com
**** Edfest Mag

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