More top stand-ups on their way

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Omid Djalili ANL-140331-120236001
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News from the South Holland Centre

The South Holland Centre is fast becoming the place to see some of the country’s top stand-up comedians with Russell Kane, Chris Ramsey, Miles Jupp, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Andrew Lawrence all gracing the Spalding stage within the last year.

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Chris Ramsey ANL-140331-120221001

This trend is set to continue with us chasing some big names for the Autumn season and beyond.

Tickets are already on sale for two familiar faces. First up is British/Iranian stand-up comedian and actor Omid Djalili who is on a whistle stop visit around the UK this Autumn with his new show ‘Iranalamadingdong’.

Recently Omid has been combining occasional stand up appearances with a film career (everything from Pirates of the Caribbean to Sex in the City!), and a US TV sitcom.

Now he has launched himself back into full-time comedy with a high profile national tour stretching from Aberdeen to Exeter, including Spalding on September 21, and the final gig at the Hammersmith Apollo.

A few weeks later, we welcome back “The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television” – well that’s the name of Hebburn star Chris Ramsey’s latest tour.

This cheeky Geordie went down a storm with Spalding audiences last year and his appeal is simply growing and growing. His 2014 national tour has been extended due to the number of sell-outs which has enabled the centre to capture one of the dates.

It is a completely new show which will again be supported by Carl Hutchison. According to Chris’s twitter feed, these two likely lads thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the centre last time, especially when, arriving early in Spalding, the theatre technicians put one of their favourite DVD films on the big cinema screen to help them pass the hours until showtime! Chris’s Spalding date is November 13.

Before all this we have two more Funhouse Comedy Club nights in April and May – both on sale now.

Reports from the first two nights have been really good, with audiences enjoying the laid back Comedy Club atmosphere including special bar offers all night.

These are a great value nights out too at just £10 if you book in advance – for which you get to enjoy three comedians and the Funhouse compere.

We make sure tables are reserved for you too, so if you are coming in a big group as many do, you can be sure of sitting together.

We are itching to tell you about a couple more names in the pipeline, but agreements with promoters are keeping us schtum for the time being. Watch out for more news soon!