KEV ORKIAN to headline the new HOWLIN COMEDY CLUB at New Wimbledon Studio - 26th March 2012

HOWLIN Comedy Club 
At New Wimbledon Studio

New Wimbledon Studio will be hosting a new comedy club which will have you HOWLIN with laughter on the last Monday of each month.

HOWLIN Comedy Club will launch on Monday 26th March at 8pm. This new and exciting project is a regular night where some of the finest comedians will take part in entertaining a variety of audiences. Comedians at the launch include; Miles Crawford (MC), ( presenter for BBC 1’s Inside Out and Radio Presenter for The Big L) , Phil Butler ( star of the major BBC documentary A Funny Business), Kev Orkian, a regular at HOWLIN Comedy Club, and played the hugely popular Idle Jack in 2011’s Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre and John Moloney (winner of the Best Live Performer award for two years running at the London Comedy Festival).

On John Moloney:
"An excellently-paced hour of stand-up and musical whimsy - go and see this hilarious and quite unique exponent of comedy."
The Scotsman

On Kev Orkian in Dick Whittington:
“There’s strength and depth in the comedy department, with Kev Orkian bringing energy and a touch of anarchy to the part of Idle Jack” Metro

Kev Orkian
Kev Orkian, is one of the world’s finest stand-up comic musicians who has toured with a variety of orchestras and appeared at the Sydney Opera House. He has had many roles in leading West End shows including, Fame at the Victoria Palace, Me and My Girl, Grease concert tour, Buddy Holly tour, Happy Days and Boogie Nights. Kev has also supported many household names on tour including Jim Davidson and Ronnie Corbett just to name a few. Kev now travels the world with his one man tour which has sparked rave reviews and appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe festival in 2010. Kev recently finished his role as Idle Jack in the New Wimbledon Theatre’s production of Dick Wittington where he was hugely popular with audiences and received critical acclaim.

Phil Butler joined the UK comedy circuit in 2001, where he is now found closing the show at all the major comedy clubs such as Jongleurs, Highlight and The Comedy Club. Phil also had the great honour of performing for our British troops in Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, Croatia and several times in Afghanistan. Phil has also appeared in many TV shows including, BBC documentary A Funny Business, Hotel Babylon (BBC1) and The Des O'Connor Show (ITV).

Miles Crawford is a regular act on the comedy circuit and has appeared on P&O Cruises and acted as a support Act for Luther Vandross. Miles has performed at many comedy clubs including, Jongleurs, Fosters, The Comedy Store and Hard Rock Café, as well as presenting popular TV shows including Inside Out (BBC1), The National Lottery, Stand Up Live (Sky) and Night Fever (five).

John Moloney has been a professional comedian for over 20 years, and has become one of Britain's most in-demand comedy acts. He has entertained audiences across the globe with his crafted, intelligent and original stand-up routines. He has won numerous awards and was winner of the Best Live Performer award for two years running at the London Comedy Festival and was nominated for ‘Best Live Stand-Up’ at the British Comedy Awards.

The HOWLIN Comedy Club is brand new to New Wimbledon Studio and will be a regular event on the last Monday of each month, showcasing some of the best shows from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the finest comedians on the circuit.

“We are very excited to be bringing a regular comedy club to our Studio and also to be continuing our relationship with the fabulous Kev Orkian who was such at hit at this year’s Panto. The Studio is well known for its Edinburgh comedy previews each Summer, and long may they continue, but with Howlin’ Comedy Club we will bring the cream of the comedy crop to Wimbledon all year round”. - Sam Bain, General Manager, NWT

HOWLIN Comedy Club will be opening on Monday 26th March at 8pm at New Wimbledon Studio.

Listings Information:

Date: Monday 26th March (and then the last Monday of every month)
Time: Monday evening – 8.00pm
Ticket Price: £12.50 (concessions) - £15.00
Book online:
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7646
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7696
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677

New Wimbledon Studio
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