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Howl at the Pier: BETHANY BLACK / SIMON EMANUEL

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Start the Bank Holiday weekend well with a night of laughter among friends, comedians and cocktails!

Headlining this month - BETHANY BLACK

Bethany Black is the very best at what she does. she has been a firm favourite on the UK stand-up comedy circuit for over a decade having won Best Newcomer nominations at a number of comedy festivals for her show Beth Becomes Her in 2008. She regularly headlines all the biggest clubs in the UK. She is a storyteller and has lived quite a life, never flinching from exploring her most personal moments and mining them for comedy gold. You might also know her from her acting work. She's one of the stars of Channel 4's Cucumber, Banana, Tofu trilogy or her guest roles in Doctor Who and No Offence.

"Bethany Black should prepare for world domination" -Bruce Dessau

"Bethany Black is one of the best comics on the UK circuit" -Birmingham Mail

"Genius" Matt Lucas

"Absolutely hilarious, Bethany Black should be on every TV comedy show!" -Russell T Davies

"One of the most interesting acts on the circuit" -Fest Magazine

SIMON EMANUEL

Simon Emanuel is a Welsh stand up comic, TV presenter and radio personality who is working live all over the UK and Europe. He is also one of BBC Sesh's bst-loved stars. Starting in 2008 he has had a hugely successful live career working with some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit and appearing at most of the top clubs nationally and internationally. His manic energy, quick wit, far flung observations and abstract delivery of ridiculous punch lines make him a firm favourite wherever he goes.

In 2012 after a successful fringe festival he moved his comedy stylings to Norway to be part of the English speaking comedy scene where he was the house MC for The Oslo Comedy Clubs for a ten month period. During this time he moved regularly around the Scandinavian scene doing live work in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Upon his return to the UK in 2013 Simon was awarded the Welsh Unsigned Stand Up of the year award. He has supported the likes of Alan Davies on tour and is a sought after name at most of the top clubs nationally and internationally.

ELERI MORGAN

Eleri Morgan is comedian, writer and actor from west Wales. Funny, charming and a little bit manic Eleri, is a regular writer/contributor for BBC SESH and S4C and has performed at gigs throughout the UK, including the Edinburgh Fringe and Mach Comedy Festival.

“A force of nature and a full throttled idiot” - Logan Murray

PATRICK HEALY

A young Australian comic making waves on the London scene, Patrick was the finalist in Hackney Empire's New Act of the Year 2019, So You Think You're Funny 2018 and won Young Comedian of the Year 2018. He smashed Howl in Cardiff in November and we can't wait to debut his jokewriting genius in Penarth.

Hosted by LORNA PRICHARD

BBC Sesh star Lorna was a TV reporter and news presenter before turning to stand up. Since swapping headlines for punchlines, she has performed at Edinburgh and Leicester Comedy Festivals, won a comedy award in San Francisco, and MC'd many events big and small - from comedy nights, festivals and car rallies to a cat carnival!

"A warm and natural MC who puts the audience at ease." – Nick Page

"A really good comedian." – Lloyd Langford

Age Restrictions:
18+

Other Information:
Unreserved seating. Doors open at 7.30 and the comedy starts promptly at 8pm

Tickets £10 - available from bit.ly/HowlPierMay 

Earlier Event: May 24
YOGA
Later Event: May 24
Calamity Jane (U)