Just The Tonic bring a night of mixed bill comedy to the Melbourne Hall
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit. The award-winning Montana native is renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences. This is a comedian who’s plain spoken growling indignation and acerbic observations have an unerring talent for hitting his targets with precision every time, leaving his audience hanging on every word winning him fans all over the globe. Hall has been described as a transatlantic messenger lampooning each country he visits with his common sense, and he is no less harsh to his homeland.
Larry was crowned Scottish Comedian Of The Year when he was 23, and since then his star has continued to rise. His 2015 debut Edinburgh Fringe show Out Now! received widespread critical acclaim and a nomination for the Foster’s Comedy Award for Best Newcomer. Larry brought the show for a run of packed-out performances at London’s Soho Theatre and on to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where he was one of the standout acts on the Allstars Supershow Opening Night Gala.
“Since starting stand-up in 2014, Simon has gone on to quickly establish himself as one to watch, hotly-tipped by promoters and acts alike. He can be seen performing regularly at some of the biggest and best comedy clubs throughout the UK.”
"One of Britain’s best character actresses." The Independent (Grace Dent)
“Jo Enright is one of the most naturally gifted comic talents I’ve ever seen. I’d put her in the same league as Julie Walters.” Peter Kay
“A great comedienne.” Jack Dee
For more than a decade Jo Enright has worked with many of the UK’s leading comedy writers and directors. Appearing alongside Peter Kay in Phoenix Nights, with Steve Coogan in I’m Alan Partridge and playing the female lead Sue, in Life’s Too Short, directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. She received rave reviews for the part of Angela in three series of ITV’s The Job Lot and has recently appeared in Guz Khan's breakthrough comedy Man like Mobeen.
Alongside acting Jo is also a highly acclaimed stand up comedienne. She has appeared on many TV shows and toured all over the world performing her stand up. Jo has been Comedian of the year at the Leicester Comedy Festival, won the Chortle Award for ‘The Best Female Circuit Comic’ and the 'Best Female on the Jongleurs Comedy Circuit’ award.
Melbourne Hall is a Georgian country house in Melbourne, Derbyshire, England. Once the seat of the Victorian Prime Minister William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, the hall is the origin of the name of the city of Melbourne, Australia.