red herring comedy club 06. DecemberDec. 2023 07:00pm

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Red Herring Comedy Club

Wednesday 6th December 2023
Doors 7pm | Start Time 8pm
Tickets | £15.50 + Fees or £17 on the door
This event is for 18s and over.

The audience for this show will be seated

All ticket sales handled by See Tickets.

Dave Longley is a difficult comedian to define; on the one hand, abrasive, crude and insulting and on the other, articulate, intelligent and disarmingly funny.

Longley’s towering stage presence and intensity, combined with his cutting wit have made him one of the most popular and controversial circuit comics in the UK, whether it’s doling out thought-provoking insights or revelling in toilet humour, Longley is a gifted wordsmith with great audience interaction skills.

David has a humble silliness which ingratiates him to audiences, he delivers deadpan accounts of his everyday life which are shockingly honest, well considered and divinely funny, maintaining a rapport with the audience that is at once edgy and accessible, engaging the whole room.

"Acid-tongued and as sharp as a barrel full of tacks… As intense and intelligent a performer as you’re likely to see - The List

Cheeky, quick off the mark and side achingly funny. Lou Conran trained as an actress at The Oxford School of Drama in the 90’s, she’s gone on to craft her career as a comedian - A high energy storyteller with an instinctive wit that has been wowing audiences and industry alike over the last 15 years.

Lou is renowned on the international comedy circuits for her compere' and hosting skills as well as being a favourite tour support for the likes of Sarah Millican (Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow, Sarah Millican TV Show, The Royal Variety Performance), Joe Lycett Joe Lycetts Got Your Back (Channel 4) Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats), Suzi Ruffell (Comedy Central, Live At The Apollo) and Puppetry of the Penis! (Sellout World Wide Tours & as seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno)

★★★★ "Laugh out loud hilarious!" - The Scotsman

"Naturally funny!" - Sarah Millican

Andrew White

Very exciting & very funny… definitely one to watch” (JOE LYCETT)

“Absolutely brilliant… took the stage by storm” (WILTSHIRE LIVE)

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Rampantly engaging” (THE LIST)

Writer for Mock the Week, Comedy Central, BBC 5 Live, Newsrevue, and many more.

As heard on BBC Radio & hit podcast, Trusty Hogs.

Over 8million views & 1million like online (TikTok & Instagram)

December's MC Nina Gilligan Gilligan sometimes outrageous, always hilarious with a charming, loveable persona which belies an acerbic wit.

2021 saw her crowned as the WINNER of the prestigious Leicester Mercury Award and being a finalist in English Comedian of The Year in previous years.

Recent work includes a sell-out show ‘Late Developer’ at Leicester Comedy Festival which also had a packed run The Edinburgh Fringe 2022. Recent Tour Support includes Jason Manford, Clinton Baptiste and Rachel Fairburn.

Described as ‘A Gem of the Circuit’ and with an ability to ‘Transcend age barriers effortlessly’ she continues to rise through the comedy ranks.

“A bolshier Mrs Merton she's not one to suffer fools lightly so watch out for a razor-sharp wit used at will.” The Skinny

*Please note, the line-up is subject to change.

Tickets on sale priced at £15.50, plus fees. The age requirement for this event is 18 plus.

All of our ticket sales are handled by Seetickets’ policy is that all tickets are non-refundable unless, during the checkout process, you pay extra to protect your tickets. In this event, you will be able to claim a refund from Seetickets so long as the reason for your cancellation is covered by the policy (please check the small print). Docks Academy is unable to process refunds in all circumstances. Please note, that these events are for people aged 18 and over. Anyone aged under 18 will be refused admission and no refunds will be issued for tickets purchased for under 18s, whether or not ticket protection has been paid for. Note that the lineup is subject to change.


Docks Academy has a wheelchair-accessible lift which provides access to the first floor. We are committed to making the venue accessible to everyone and we endeavour to accommodate all access requirements within the constraints of our historic building, and health and safety regulations. Please do contact us prior to your visit so we are aware of your access needs. Email or phone 07733244110.

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