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Start your Christmas with a cheesy grin at a very special comedy special of the ‘Cheesy Grin Comedy Club’, at the Grain Bar on Tuesday 22nd December.
The evening will feature seven acts plus much more, in a night of mirth and all for only £7. Doors open from 7.30 and starts sharp at 8.00pm.
Ava Vidal is a cool and composed performer with an intriguing past. She was a teenage mum, she earned a living as a prison officer before turning to stand-up.
Ava became a mother at 18, and spent five years as a prison guard at Pentonville. A chance viewing of a Chris Rock routine inspired her to pursue a career in comedy, and she quickly became a fixture of the stand-up circuit.
Ava Vidal has become a regular presence on television since she turned heads as the BBC New Comedy Awards’ only female finalist in the very first year of her career. She has appeared on Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, Edinburgh and Beyond and C4 reality show Kings of Comedy. Ava was the subject of the documentary From the Top, detailing her background and development as a comedian.
As a commentator, Ava has contributed to The Wright Stuff, Daybreak, ITN News and BBC World Have Your Say. She has written for The Independent and The Guardian, and has used racist abuse directed at her as fuel for her acclaimed solo stand-up show.
Frome’s own best John Lennon impressionist brings his guitar and a suitcase full of funny songs to tonight’s bill. A renowned performer who we’re very pleased to pin down finally to an appearance at the Cheesy Grin.
(Deadpan from Dudley)
We’re delighted to have Wayne Beese on tonight’s bill. Winner of numerous awards in the Black Country. A fantastic new talent on the comedy scene.
MC Tom Glover
It’s great to welcome back Tom Glover, tonight in the MC hotseat. One of the best acts in the South West, confident, engaging and very very funny.
Jonny is a comedian and actor, famously sharing the screen with Nicholas Cage for 17 seconds, this is before his bubble burst (Jonny’s not Nic’s). With previous careers as a soldier, a bodyguard, social worker and actor, Jonny first ‘stood up’ in 2011 and is quickly and quietly establishing himself on the circuit. He has performed at venues all over the country
Dimitri is another fast rising act who in the short space of time has reached the final of the prestigious Leicester Square New Act of the Year in 2014.
‘Craig is, quite literally, one of Australia’s comedians. Due to overwhelming demand by Australian audiences, he now resides in the United Kingdom.
A lovely act and great impressionist.
Come on down and enjoy a fantastic night of fun filled comedy to give your Christmas a cracking time.