Andrew Bird + Mark Palmer
The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth.
Support: Mark Smith
Compère: James Cook
Andrew Bird hails from Northamptonshire and moved to London to pursue a career in stand-up. He worked in a bar where he practised making the regulars laugh before his career in live comedy took off.
Since then, Andrew has become a top headline act up and down the UK as well as performing around the world from Dublin to Doha. He has also supported Rhod Gilbert and Lee Hurst on tour, and been the warm-up artist for TV shows including Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Room 101 and Pointless. Andrew is also a writer in demand having written for series such as 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Mock The Week.
Andrew’s 2011 and 2012 Edinburgh were sold out and received glowing reviews across the board.
“Comedy gold...going to be a star”
“A great storyteller. Funny, likeable and effortless”
“Funny as hell”
Mark Palmer has been performing and honing his skills for over 16 years and he is currently one of today’s most sought after comedians. Great comedy with no harmful side-effects. What? No Vulgarity, No Cringing, No Embarrassing Situations? Oh yes ... once you see Mark live you will never forget him!
Mark combines clean, hilarious humour with inspiration like no other comedian working today. He is grateful to everyone who supports comedy that doesn’t make you feel like you stepped in something. With a legal qualification and many years working in the legal and finance world, Mark traded the business world stage for the comedy stage and never looked back.
'“A genuinely likeable guy”
“Full-bloodied, fully-charged entertainment”
“Comedy times two”