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Pear Tree Comedy - Whitley
Pear Tree Comedy - Whitley

Thu, 21 Jul



Pear Tree Comedy - Whitley

The very best acts in stand-up, as seen on TV and on stage at the world's best comedy clubs, live in your village pub, hosted by multi award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas

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Time & Location

21 Jul 2022, 20:00 – 22:30 BST

Whitley, The Pear Tree, Top Ln, Whitley, Melksham SN12 8QX, UK

About The Event

**Please note that this show will be outside under the stretch tent at the Pear Tree Inn**

Multi-award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas hosts the very best from the international stand-up comedy circuit.

Full line-up TBA


Jarred Christmas - Regular Host

"Utterly hilarious" Time Out

"Likeable, intelligent and full of unpredictable energy." The Scotsman

"Dynamite. A master of comedy." Ed Fest Mag

New Zealand Sensation Jarred Christmas is one of the most innovative and exciting stand-ups on the UK circuit. A sought-after headliner famed for his quick-witted spontaneity, masterful skills of improvisation and energetic storytelling; Jarred is a regular at the Edinburgh Festival, and at comedy clubs and International festivals around the globe.

Tom Wrigglesworth

Yorkshire funny man Tom Wrigglesworth became a national have-a-go-hero when he rescued a little old lady from the jaws of Virgin train bureaucracy, only to be arrested for begging. His subsequent sell-out show, 'Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Return Letter to Richard Branson', bagged him the Chortle award for Best Show 2010, and a nomination for the main Edinburgh Festival Comedy gong. He recently clinched a deal for his own Radio 4 series, Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters, tackling consumer affairs in his own hilarious way. Now Tom is taking his latest Edinburgh Festival sell-out show, 'Tom Wrigglesworth's Nightmare Dream Wedding', on a national tour. A twisting, roller coaster of a story that's both hilarious as it is heart warming. 2010 was an amazing year for Tom as he performed 'Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Return Letter to Richard Branson' on Radio 4 and then had a full series commissioned. He sold out more than 30 dates on a UK tour, including a run at the Soho Theatre in London with extra dates added due to overwhelming public demand. He also accepted invitations to perform at the New Zealand Comedy Festival and the prestigious Montreal Festival where he was one of very few comics to perform a full show. Now firmly established as one of the most original and talented comedians on the UK and international circuit, charismatic wordsmith Tom began his ascent up the comedy ladder in 2002. In 2003, he scooped first prize in Channel 4's prestigious So You Think You're Funny? competition and a year later he was nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer. Since then, he has continued to take the UK circuit by storm. An articulate and natural raconteur, he possesses an innate ability to riff with an audience like they're old friends. TELEVISION CREDITS BBC 2 – ELECTRIC DREAMS BBC 3 – RUSSELL HOWARDS GOOD NEWS BBC 3 – EDINBURGH COMEDY SHOW RADIO CREDITS BBC RADIO 4 – TOM WRIGGLESWORTHS OPEN LETTERS BBC RADIO WALES - THE RHOD GILBERT SHOW BBC RADIO 1 – SCOTT MILLS BBC RADIO 2 - OUT TO LUNCH BBC RADIO 2 – CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN BBC RADIO 4 – ACT YOUR AGE BBC RADIO 4 – IT'S YOUR ROUND BBC RADIO 4 – THE UNBELIEVABLE TRUTH

Maureen Younger

Maureen is frank, fast, feisty, sharp and engaging – honest humour with attitude! She works as a stand up comedian and compere all around the UK and abroad and has even gigged in German! As an experienced compere, Maureen is known for her quick wit and sharp audience interaction. In the UK she is one of the few (if only) comedians who performs regularly at mainstream, urban, gay and Asian comedy nights.

Her gigs have ranged from being the support act for the entire West End run of The Naked Magicians at the Trafalgar Studios as well as one of the warm up acts for Puppetry of the Penis to performing at the Barbican alongside Arthur Smith; supporting Shazia Mirza on tour; to being one of the acts at the Jamaica vs The World gigs at the Shepherds Bush Empire. (Maureen was representing the latter category!)





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