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Christian Reilly and Mike Newall at The Old Post Office Comedy Club

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Christian Reilly and Mike Newall star at the Old Post Office Comedy club on Sunday 23rd February 2020. Starts at 8PM. £7.

Christian’s first comedy gig was in the Perrier Award-winning show, ‘Rich Hall is Otis Lee Crenshaw’. He is a global comedy circuit headliner and has appeared at numerous international comedy festivals, on BBC radio and TV, and in four series of the Chortle Award-winning stand-up and sketch show ‘Richard Herring: As It Occurs To Me’. In 2015, BBC Radio 4 followed Christian on the road to the Edinburgh Fringe for ‘Lives In a Landscape’. 2016 saw Christian taking his comedy to Australia as part of Perth’s Fringeworld festival. 2018 will see Christian return to the Edinburgh Festival for the seventh consecutive year with a new show.

“An amazingly high-quality show” ★★★★ BROADWAYBABY.COM

“Seriously catchy tunes…hysterical material” ★★★★ THREE WEEKS

“Like watching Jack Dee and Bill Bailey simultaneously… I don’t think I’ve ever come so close to hyperventilating with laughter” ★★★★★ THE STUDENT

Here are links to some nice reviews of Christian’s previous shows:

Bunbury Magazine: “A talent without compare” ★★★★★

Broadway Baby: “An amazingly high quality show” 

Broadway Baby: “Extremely funny”

The Scotsman: “The funniest songs I’ve heard in a long time”

Mike Newall

Forget Russell Brand, Mancunian Mike Newall is regarded by many as having the best hair in the UK comedy scene with a throwback to Oasis in 1990 he’s one for the ladies and the gents too. As a result many are now calling him ‘The Real Magic Mike’. Fortunately he’s also one of the country’s most consistently reliable comedy storytellers and proud possessor of a breezy, casual style that’s the envy of many of his contemporaries. Frankly we’ve never seen a comedian so laid back and yet packing so much comedic power. Swiss clock timing and that certain knack for a sharp turn of phrase means he is living proof that you can’t learn to be funny, it’s a gift and he has it by the bucket load. Manchester has had more than its fair share of comedy heritage over the years, he is without doubt the latest smooth talking, globetrotting Manc export and could even go on to become the greatest. Mike has that rare knack of being like the boy the next door but with huge star quality. He’s like your best, most humorous friend – only funnier!

Is a master of the art of comedy and effortlessly likeable” The List

“Perfectly crafted … Pin sharp, his control is deft and his hair is immaculate.” The Scotsman

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