7thth October 2005
STUDENT STAND-UP’S NO JOKE
student Dan Colbourne is making history by becoming
the first ever student from the
promoter Shaun Almey explained how it came about: “Dan
has been a regular visitor to the gig in
“I haven’t seen him perform and as far as I’m aware he has only done one or two gigs before so I’m not expecting him to take the roof off but only time will tell.
“I expect at least 250, maybe more people will turn up so fingers crossed it will be a busy night. The audience this year have been excellent up to now so Dan should get a good reception and I’m sure his mates will be there to support him.”
Other acts appearing are comedy circuit veterans Jon Richardson, MC Mark Olver, and Jarred Christmas.
In May 2003, in his first ever performance Jon Richardson won his heat of that year's BBC New Talent Comedy Search. He also reached the semi-finals of the Laughing Horse New Act competition and performed at the Ashton Court Festival. In 2004 he was one of six acts to reach the final of the J20 Last Laugh Comedy Search in association with Jongleurs.
Meanwhile MC for the night Mark Olver is very
‘You’re ‘avin’ a Giraffe’ is held every Tuesday night at the Delph Bar on the Brayford Pool Campus and is open to students as well as members of the general public.
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