San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
the free - FRINTON are once again hosting Carols & Comedians.
Come along and hear four of the UK's top comedians tell their version of the Christmas story, and sing your heart out to some of your favourite carols.
Back for the third year running, Carols & Comedians is in the heart of Frinton just in time to get you in the mood for Christmas.
Writer for BBC1’s Miranda and Not Going Out, among countless others, Paul Kerensa’s the in-demand comic who plays comedy clubs and cathedrals. He’s one of the few to have appeared both at London’s Comedy Store and on Radio 2’s Pause For Thought. Most recently, he was part of the writing team for TFI Friday and Top Gear.
‘If I was a joke thief, I would be shinning up Paul Kerensa’s drainpipe.’ Milton Jones
‘Paul Kerensa's writing never fails to be uniquely funny and interesting. TV comedy is richer for Paul being a part of it.’ Miranda Hart
Howard Read is a comic, writer, animator and actor, in that order. He is best known for being one half (and the other half), of The Big Howard, Little Howard Show (the world's first human cartoon double-act) which was nominated for a Perrier Award at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
"It’s Impossible not to be won over by this extraordinarily inventive, spectacularly silly show” Mark Wareham, The Mail On Sunday
Joy Carter is an established full time comedian who started off life with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. She recently appeared in ‘The Job Lot’ (ITV) and is often used by Channel 4, Sky and BBC on issues of adoption.. Joy is a musical comic.
She says: ‘I cover topical events such as the Oscars to Osama Bin Laden, I tinkle the piano to add some glittering songs and my flute to my shows.’ Last year, she took her debut show 'Aspects of Joy' to the Edinburgh Festival.
"So brilliant" Jo Brand
"Stories of ballet and adoption warmed and wowed me" Arthur Smith, The Stage
Lloyd Griffith is a comedian, a professional choirboy and a good looking guy. He took his debut solo show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 to rave reviews. In 2014 he also appeared on BBC3’s Sweat The Small Stuff, BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge Comedy Club and supported Rob Beckett on his 2013-2014 sold out UK tour. In 2015 Lloyd took his second show ‘Great Grimsby’s Big Turn On’ to Edinburgh, again, to rave reviews.