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Nice N’ Spiky Comedy presents: Desiree Burch & Mark Dolan – A Work In Progress

Nice n' Spiky Comedy, Mark Dolan, Desiree Burch, comedy, Edinburgh fringe preview 2018, east London, poplar, limehouse, Mile End, things to do, whats on, standup comedy
Nice n' Spiky Comedy, Mark Dolan, Desiree Burch, comedy, Edinburgh fringe preview 2018, east London, poplar, limehouse, Mile End, things to do, whats on, standup comedy

Join us for an evening of top laughs watching comedians warming up for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Desiree Burch

Desiree Burch is a comedian, writer, solo performer, actor and NY-to-London transplant. She has been seen on ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC), ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC), ‘Frankie Boyle’s American Autopsy’ (BBC), ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ (Channel 4) and ‘Before the Morning After’ (NBC/SeeSo). She’s been heard on ‘The News Quiz’ (BBCR4) and as the voice of Pamela Winchell on #1 international hit podcast ‘Welcome to Night Vale’, as well as other podcasts such as ‘The Guilty Feminist’, ‘Made of Human’, ‘Dumb White Guy’, ‘Friends Like Us’ and ‘Writing Excuses’. Her past two solo Edinburgh Shows ‘This is Evolution’ and ‘Unf*ckable’ have been sell out hits at the Fringe, with extra shows by popular demand and both transferred to London’s Soho Theatre.

Mark Dolan

Mark Dolan is a comedian, broadcaster and writer. He appeared in The Jump on Channel 4 last year, and is best known as host of Channel 4’s iconic comedy series ‘Balls of Steel.’ He was also a winner of ‘Celebrity Come Dine With Me’ and hosted ‘If Katie Hopkins Ruled The World’. Mark began his career as a stand-up in 2000, reaching the final of the stand-up competition ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ and winning Favourite Joke at the 2018 Leicester Comedy Festival. Since then he has performed stand up all over the world in clubs and theatres, and appeared for ten years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Presented by Nice N’ Spiky Comedy

The team at Nice N’ Spiky Comedy have been promoting and producing bespoke comedy shows for over 15 years – ranging from New Act Nights in small rooms below London pubs where Rhod Gilbert, Jack Whitehall, James Acaster, Sara Pascoe and Jason Manford all started out their careers, to larger scale university gigs featuring acts such as Russell Kane and Abandoman. Nice N’ Spiky now work at a wide range of venues, hand-picking all the comedians and personally producing the shows.

Nice n' Spiky Comedy, Mark Dolan, Desiree Burch, comedy, Edinburgh fringe preview 2018, east London, poplar, limehouse, Mile End, things to do, whats on, standup comedy

Acts are correct at time of going to press, in the unlikely event that a performer needs to cancel, management reserve the right to book a replacement act at short notice.

Thu 26 July 7.30pm-10pm

£9 / £7 conc.
Age range: 16+

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