Tuesday, 10 December 2019: Barrel of Laughs Presents Matt Rees

Every few months we like to offer something a bit special at The Barrels. While we normally bring you the best bubbling under comedy talent, every so often we like to bring you an established act doing their best stuff just for you.

We’re delighted that MATT REES will be headlining our show.

Matt has been Chortle Best Newcomer nominee, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year, the Loaded Laftas new act of the year, the Leicester Square Theatre comedian of the Year, and the Welsh Unsigned Stand-Up of the year. Matt has generated a huge buzz on the circuit over the past year with his unique brand of well-crafted gags and acerbic delivery earning him high praise from audiences and critics alike.

“a properly original comedy mind” Guardian

“Matt’s writing was a stand out. Apparently casual asides spin out into fresh routines” Steve Bennett chortle.co.uk

“The timed patience of a professional” The Stage

Supporting Matt is ED POWNALL.

Ed has played 100s of gigs all over the UK including at The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh, Backyard Comedy Club, Downstairs at the Kings Head, Angel Comedy, The Vic (Swindon), The Cellars (Portsmouth), The Wild Boar (Warwick), UWE Bristol, Belushi’s Covent Garden, RAF Brize Norton, Jongleurs; Battersea and Covent Garden.

“Amazing and impressive. I loved the material” – Dane Baptiste

We’re joined by the Worcester Wonder KATY TREV – a real find. Pint sized, potty mouthed, clever and original – Oh and very VERY funny.

JOSH KINGSFORD – An adventurous and charming spirit, Josh won Best New Comer in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival 2018, for his first solo stand up show ‘Bear With Me’.

Holding things together is compere DYLAN JONES – A playful, subversive comic writer who’s assured delivery allows him to navigate the most treacherous topics. A strong, audience focused performer who’s daring style ensures that no two live events are the same while making sure that all of them are memorable.

And how much will it set you back to see such a collection of funny? Just five of the Queen’s Pounds. Book here – and book early as this is going to sell! Or get your tickets at the Barrels Bar.

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