Carlin has earned critical acclaim, accolades and a growing fanbase with his original and insightful writing style and accomplished delivery. He is very enigmatic act, using a unique pattern of delivery to amuse the audience with very unexpected and off the wall references. From his sartorial elegance to his in-depth and hilarious knowledge of International snooker, Carlin’s performance takes the audience into the mind of a passionate obsessive. This man is well on his way to become Scotland's newest addition to its history of brilliant comedians. Named by Stewart Lee as one of the ‘Ten Best Comedians in the World Ever’.
"If this man isn't a household name in five years time, the world is even more lacking in justice than we could have feared."
Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and do jokes, of course. Along with being one of the most in-demand headliners on the UK circuit, he’s toured nationally and performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe many times since starting out in comedy in the year 2000. His late-night, live-music comedy pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution, on London’s South Bank, at Wales’ Green Man and many more besides Edinburgh. Rob has performed throughout the world, in shows from the Middle East to Melbourne, Shanghai to the South of France, and he has appeared on any number of Radio and TV shows, often using his extensive knowledge of film, popular music and… well, ‘general’; he has won Celebrity Mastermind and a comedians’ special of the Weakest Link on BBC One, for example. He also recently ran all over Britain for BBC 6 Music. Yes, Rob runs, presenting the podcast Running Commentary with fellow running comic Paul Tonkinson, and fundraising for his favoured charity Parkinson’s UK; he has run seven marathons. He produces and hosts Parkinson’s UK’s annual gig Shake With Laughter at London’s Comedy Store, where he is also a regular member of the Cutting Edge topical comedy team. He’s married with two children and lives in North London.
As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army Knife
Truly wonderful stand-up
Laura Davis is a multi-award-winning Australian stand-up comedian and writer, based in London. Since making her name in 2008 as a national finalist in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival RAW competition, Laura has returned to MICF ten times with eight different solo shows, garnering a reputation as one of the most talented and distinctive acts performing at the festival. Her sixth offering, Ghost Machine, won her both the Golden Gibbo and the Melbourne Fringe Best Comedy Award in 2015. Marco Polo, her 2016 show for MICF and the Adelaide Fringe Festival, won her the prestigious Comedy Channel Moosehead Award. Laura made her Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2017 with Cake in the Rain and returned 2018 with a reprise of Ghost Machine. Both shows received widespread critical acclaim and secured subsequent runs at London’s Soho Theatre. This summer will see Laura return to the Fringe with her latest show, Better Dead than a Coward. Laura was a writer on the seventh and eighth seasons of ABC TV’s Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell, Australia’s long-running satirical news and current affairs program, and she has also performed stand-up on ABC TV’s Comedy Up Late, MICF Upfront Gala and ABC Comedy Next Gen Special. Laura has also been a guest on several of the UK’s leading podcasts, including The Adam Buxton Podcast, The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast and The Guilty Feminist.
A different kind of provocative…
Smart, challenging, ambitious, playful and funny.
Genuinely brilliant stand-up.
An hour with Laura Davis leaves you feeling uplifted, somewhat bewildered and utterly amazed by such blistering talent.
A lot of laughs from this rising stand-up star.
Guest Appearance on NBC’s “Before The Morning After” One of the ‘Top Six Comics to Watch’ by LA’s Stand Up Talk Magazine Appeared on LA based panel show Direct TV’s ‘What’s News?’ A regular guest on hit podcasts such as Talkin’ Sh*t with Eddie Ifft. Regularly tours his solo comedy shows round the biggest US universities. Prolific and consistently delivering quality new work, audience members return for two nights in a row. No two shows are ever the same
“A sharp wit. The pessimism of Jack Dee mixed with the deadpan aggression of Denis Leary. A riproaring night of tough love from a witty comedian"