Tuesday, November 23rd, G&B’s New Act Competition

Last night saw the return of G&B's New Act Competition. Now it took us years to do a competition night because by and large I don’t like the atmosphere they engender as they feel contrary to that which we go out of our way to encourage at G&B. When an audience takes part in the judging process, the comedy often doesn’t get appreciated for what it is as it is being judged set by set. Really? said the G&B crowd. Hold our drinks. Well, at the end of the evening the acts gave a round of applause to the audience,

November 7th, Sunday at The Star of Kings

So I’ve no write-up for yesterday’s show at The Star of Kings as I was technically audience yesterday because I’d handed the show in its entirety over to Ryan Cross to do his first full show MC job. Also popping his cherry was Jimmy Grimble who was doing his first G&B headline spot and I think it’s fair to say they both utterly smashed it. As far as first MC spots go, I’m sure today Ryan is thanking the comedy gods for giving him an absolute gift of a line-up for his first MC job. You’ll be seeing more of