Comedy at the Quarry
The Blakehay Theatre are delighted to bring you ‘Comedy at the Quarry’ at the Old Town Quarry. With special permission from Weston-super-Mare Civic Society and in association with Genius Events and The Stables the Blakehay Theatre is on tour!
We bring you two nights of top quality entertainment of stand-up comedy!
Friday 18th June 2021 – Geoff Norcott
“He’s a class act with a mature, sharp take on modern politics ” – Sunday Times
As a rare right-winger, Geoff Norcott is a unique voice in British comedy. Appearing on Live at the Apollo, Mash Report, Mock the Week and Question Time; Geoff has built up a significant live following. With sell-out Edinburgh runs and two national tours. Operating outside the usual comedic commentary on politics and social issues, Geoff has carved a real niche for himself. With a documentary, bespoke TV formats plus a UK and international tour on the horizon, 2019 is set to be an even bigger year.
“A Right laugh” – Guardian
Supporting Geoff is six foot Aussie comedian Pam Ford, with ‘more lip than a duck billed platypus’. Writer for 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Mash Report. Warm-up for The Graham Norton Show Robin Morgan and all hosted by MC Cerys Nelmes!
Saturday 19th June 2021 – Darren Harriott
“This very funny Brummie makes joke telling look simple” – The Times
Darren Harriott is one of the most exciting comedians on the circuit. Double Edinburgh Award nominee and the First Black British stand-up nominated for the main Edinburgh Comedy Award, Darren Harriott’s TV includes, host of Live at the Apollo and Dog Ate My Homework, team captain on Guessable and series regular on Don’t Hate the Playaz.
“Passionate, articulate, witty and bursting with streetwise confidence” – Evening Standard
Supporting Darren is, the delightfully joyful demeanour of Naomi Cooper that fills the stage with mischievous glee and a comedy badass. Comedy Impressionist and Britain’s Got Talent Finalist, Danny Posthill and all hosted by MC Rich Wilson!