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Hyena Comedy Club
New Season of Headliners Announced

 
Over its seven years at Harrogate Theatre the Hyena Comedy Club has played host to many of today’s top comedy performers with performances from such acts as: Jason Manford, Alan Carr, Mark Watson, Sarah Millican, Russell Howard, Rhod Gilbert, Richard Herring and Chris Addison amongst many others.
 
The Hyena Comedy Club's brand new season from April - July looks to carry on this great comedy tradition...

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APRIL HYENA
Tuesday 26 April 8pm
 

Mike Gunn & Sean Collins
 
Having made dynamic appearances on the Michael McIntyre Comedy Roadshow Mike Gunn and Sean Collins have teamed up to present a unique double bill show that not only offers solo sets from each but which also culminates with both comic heart throbs on stage together.
 
Too handsome for some? Perhaps, but this is the opportunity to witness two of the finest stand-up comedians performing in the UK today. With super slick delivery and killer punchlines, Mike and Sean are at the top of their game and prove that good comedy is not just a young man’s game. Having funny bones is something you’re born with and these two don’t need calcium supplements.
 
Mike Gunn has been one of the comedy circuit’s best headline acts for the last 10 years and is a regular at the world famous Comedy Store in London.
 
“One of the 10 leading stand-ups in Britain” Independent on Sunday
 
Sean Collins honed his unique storytelling style comedy in his native Canada and his talents were rewarded with two nominations for the Canadian Comedy Award and an invitation to perform at the prestigious Montreal ‘Just For Laughs’ Comedy Festival.
 
“Expert comedy done effortlessly" The Scotsman

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MAY HYENA
Monday 23 May

 
Hal Cruttenden

 
A former Perrier Award winner, Hal Cruttenden, is one of the top comedians working in the UK today. He has enjoyed a whirlwind 18 months appearing on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, The Rob Brydon Show and The Royal Variety Performance.
 
Hal Cruttenden takes the personal, the surreal, the ridiculous and the political, and mixes them into one rich comic cocktail.Hal has also travelled to Bermuda for Just For Laughs Comedy; performed to British troops in Cyprus; toured throughout the UK with Rob Brydon, including a three-week run at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue in London’s West End.
 
“Hugely talented” The Times


JUNE HYENA
Monday 27 June
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Edinburgh Preview
Pete Firman

+ 1 More Act TBC

(Derren Brown’s 3D Magic Spectacular, Comedy Rocks, Monkey Magic, Dirty Tricks) 

Expect an evening of jaw dropping tricks and side-splitting comedy from this popular comedic conjuror ahead of his new show at the Edinburgh Festival.

Pete is the UK's leading Comedian/Magician. A familiar face on British television, Pete has appeared as presenter, pundit and panel guest on all sorts of programmes, as well as being nominated for a Golden Rose at the Rose d'Or Festival in Montreux. His skill for fusing comedy and magic together has taken him around the world from international comedy festivals, guest television appearances and high profile private events.

“Funnier than most comedians and more magical than Dumbledore on a good day. This guy is a complete star” Time Out

 
JULY HYENA
Monday 25 July
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Edinburgh Preview
Justin Moorhouse
+ 1 More Act TBC


(Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Phoenix Nights, Max & Paddy, 8 Out of 10 Cats) 

Best known for his class turn as tiger-striped Young Kenny in Channel 4’s Phoenix Nights and Max & Paddy, Justin Moorhouse has come a long way since winning the ‘City Life Comedian of the Year’ Award in 2000, and has firmly established himself as one of the most sought-after comedy acts on the British and International comedy circuit.  

He has just finished a very successful run at the Edinburgh Festival and has also been seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats and more recently the hit film Looking for Eric

“Quirky and imaginative… A brilliant entertainer”
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