This week, at Jaggers Comedy Club in Bournemouth, the stand up comedians performing are: Gabby Killick, Darius Davies, Russell Arathoon & Martin Westgate. Come and join us for a top night of Stand Up in the oldest club in town. 2022 is shaping up to be a great year for live entertainment…
No tickets on the door so please remember to pre-book for your night out and come and join us!
Headline act Gabby Killick
Before Lockdown Gabby’s hit comedy show, “Girlfriend From Hell,’’ was taking the world by storm. It was listed by the Funny Women organisation, as one of their top three shows and rated a top ten show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The show played to venues across the UK, Europe and the USA to wide acclaim.
During the pandemic, Gabby has become a viral sensation with the trend setting “imjustbait” page repeatedly posting her for making a series of short hilarious videos, the most notable being her hit rap song, “Masturbation in Isolation”.
Gabby is a versatile actress and has taken on a number of leads in independent films and plays. The most recent being the British Indie film, “No Fruit At The Bottom” it has won awards and multiple festivals, including Prague International Monthly Film Festival, The Lift Off Session and the World Film Carnival in Singapore.
Gabby won Birmingham’s Best Newcomer at the Birmingham Fringe for her comedic performance in, ‘’The Morning After,’’ at the Famous Blue & Orange Theatre, also receiving rave reviews in Stratford Upon Avon at The Attack Theatre for her performances.
Gabby’s show, ‘’Girlfriend From Hell – The Bitch Is Back,’’ has already been listed by the Funny Women organisation as a top three show, and was named a top ten show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Gabby was voted “Best Newcomer” after leaving Drama School and she is currently taking lead roles in two new British feature films.
Show MC Darius Davies
The 2017 English Comedian of the Year finalist, Darius is a regular performer at all of the major UK comedy clubs and has also toured internationally. With a particular style akin to a performance poet or faith healer, Darius commands his audience with wonderful charisma – an American style comedian with British soul.
A distinct voice in a sea of ubiquity – Darius is fearless in his belief in what is funny and forging his own path. This is high energy, captivating stand up comedy fuelled with passion, soul and wit.
Darius is also the host and co-creator of the hit sell-out Edinburgh show, Hate ‘n’ Live along with fellow comedians Justin Panks and Leo Kearse.
English Comedian of the Year Finalist 2017
Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist
Hackney Empire New Act of the Year Finalist
Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year Runner Up
Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Finalist
★★★★★ ‘Brilliant, hilarious, outstanding’ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ ‘Davies manages to wring all the emotions you want from a great show’ The Inno View ★★★★ ‘A knockout sensation!’ Broadway World ★★★★ ‘Bewitches the audience’ The Wee Review ★★★★ ‘A near faultless and original set’ ScotsGay
Show Opener Russell Arathoon
Russel’s first gig was at the notorious King Gong at the Manchester Comedy Store. He went on to win it and then followed it up later that year with a semi final appearance in the Manchester Comedian Of The Year Competition.
Now residing in London, Russell is regularly popping up at prestigious clubs such as Top Secret & Up The Creek, as well as sharing the stage with acts such as Joe Lycett, Sean Walsh and even the chatty man himself Alan Carr.
In 2018 Russell made his Edinburgh Fringe debut with his critically acclaimed show ‘The Curious Incidents Of The Gay In The Night Time’. Since then Russell has gone on to perform at festivals all over the country including Leicester, Nottingham, Manchester & Brighton. He even appeared on the Glee Cardiff Pride Stage alongside Robert White in 2019.
Russell is a likeable act who the audience instantly warm to. With his sharp and cheeky material Russell is a perfect act for any live audience. “Instantly connects with the audience” CHORTLE “His style is throughly engaging” CHORTLE “Guilty Pleasure” CHORTLE “A brilliant wordsmith” TOBY HADOKE
Middle Act Martin Westgate
Martin is fast becoming a staple of the East Anglian comedy scene and beyond. An accomplished MC and performer Martin is making waves in the comedy scene gigging for some of the most recognised promoters in the country. In 2018 he appeared on well known talent show Britain’s Got Talent, and although wasn’t very successful (understatement) learnt loads and has developed his act massively with much better success.
Martin is one of the ‘go to’ acts in Norfolk, supporting Gary Meikle and Carl Hutchinson on their Norwich legs of their tours.
“Reliable and definitely worth booking – I’m happy to see him on a bill.” John Mann
“Witty, Wonderful and Wacky.” Tanyalee Davis
“Martin asked me for a quote and I said yes… Saw him, liked him, hope he gives up soon before he starts costing me work.” Gary Delaney
“Can handle a crowd and has funny bones.” Janey Godley
“Brilliant writing, fantastic jokes and a captivating story teller.” Carl Hutchinson
Bournemouth Comedy Club
This week, the stand up comedians performing are: Gabby Killick, Darius Davies, Russell Arathoon & Martin Westgate.