September 03, 2017 at Glee Club Birmingham in Birmingham.
Chuckle Singhs, Bob & Danny provide banter and audience interaction to entertain and keep any event moving.
** Sunil Patel **
Sunil Patel is is a calm, ultra-downbeat stand-up with an aloof, outsider perspective who describes himself as a real misery guts, but can find laughs in the bleakest of topics.
Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee 2013
BBC New Comedy Award Finalist 2012
Time Out’s “One to Watch” 2013
Piccadilly Comedy Club New Act of the Year Winner 2012
Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist 2013
“Beautifully funny” – Evening Standard
“One to watch” – Time Out
“Sunil Patel oozes funny like a jammy doughnut running down a diner’s chin. Sometimes looking at his expressionless facade, I wonder whether he even realises how funny he is” – Broadway Baby
“…he might be a psychopath” – The Scotsman
** Jay Sodagar **
Jay terms his comedy as Social Conscience Comedy, this genre underlines observational, political and straight stand-up, and he likes to make people think about his material after they’ve laughed.
He was heavily involved with Comedy Improvisation, as part of the first all Asian Impro Team, which now tours Canada and the US.
Writing is a passion of Jay’s and he has written a material including sketch shows for TV and a feature length film script.
He also made a short film and entered it into a major short film competition, and made it through to the final.
In the little spare time he has, Jay teaches stand-up comedy.
He has appeared everywhere from tiny comedy clubs to large theatres to Television and even around the world (France, Croatia, New York, LA).
‘What night would not be complete without the razor sharp acerbic wit of Jay Sodagar’ – BBC
‘Very Very Funny a film-maker in the making’ – Jean Lynch (Director of 2 Days Laughter Film Festival)
‘Amusing and Funny’ – Time Out Magazine
‘Side-splittingly funny’ – Eastern Eye
** Mickey Sharma **
Mickey Sharma’s mix of comedy and another form of artistry (you will see what I mean) make him as unique as he is funny. His high and contagious energy helps him tame any crowd no matter their age, gender, ethnicity or amount of alcohol consumed.
Mickey is extremely comfortable anywhere on the bill; be it MC, opening or closing. A highly regarded act that will have you trying to copy his catchy material (unsuccessfully) for a long time after seeing him.
Mickey is an Indian that was born in Pakistan (its true!) in ’82 while his father was working for the Indian Embassy. After living in Pakistan, the family moved to Beijing, then Hong Kong, before finally moving back to India in ’90, where he lived till 9th September ’02, when he moved to Birmingham!
Having endured various jobs like a waiter, shelf stacker, camera assistant and Bouncer, Mickey started comedy in July ’09 and now works as a full time comic and travels all over the UK and sometimes abroad (Spain, Romania, India, Czech Republic). Amongst other competitions, he was Winner Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition 2010.
‘Mickey Sharma has an act that brings that little twist of brilliance, biting comedy with a backbeat and soul’ – The Eastern Eye
‘A very enjoyable, laugh a minute rollercoaster ride’ – The list
** Sukh Kaur Ojla **
Sukh Kaur Ojla is a UK based actress, writer, comedian and professional daydreamer.
Sukh has appeared in a number of theatre productions as well as TV appearances such as Victoria and Abdul, Black Mirror & EastEnders.
Sukh is one of the names to watch out for on the comedy circuit. Having played from small rooms she was recently selected for the BBC Asian Network Live event – her observation about the disadvantages of having to move back in with her parents, including not being allowed to ever turn over from the Sikh channel featured as one of the funniest moments of the night!