Laughter Lounge: Andy Askins

Funny Fridays at DAC in association with Get Comedy.

Join us at DAC on the first Friday of the month for Laughter Lounge, our brand-new comedy showcase featuring headline comedians from across the UK, live and direct in Enfield Town.

MC: Paul Thorne
Act 1: Funmbi Omotayo
Act 2: Luke Chilton
HEADLINER: Andy Askins

Join us 5.30-7.30pm for Happy Hour 🍻

Paul Thorne can regularly be seen headlining the UK’s biggest and best comedy clubs. Known for his well crafted material, spontaneous wit, and surreal comedy songs, Paul has earned himself a reputation as a top quality live performer both at home and as far afield as Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, China, and Japan.
This international comedy powerhouse has appeared at Comedy festivals all over the world including Edinburgh, Melbourne, Adelaide, Newcastle, Leicester and Bath as well as two critically acclaimed tours of fringe festivals across the length of Canada including Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Funmbi Omotayo is a force of nature, a natural comedian who oozes charisma that makes the audience instantly fall in love with him. A circuit headliner who boast a host of awards including Best Newcomer At The Black Comedy Awards, Winner of Amused Moose & Leicester Square Comedian Of The Year. His talents have seen him perform across the globe including Canada, Holland & Germany to name a few. Funmbi has provided tour support for John Bishop & Hal Crutteden, has popped up on ITV, BBC, Comedy Central & Channel 4 and to top it off has performed two shows at the Edinburgh Festival.

Luke Chilton is a true gem in the world of comedy — an endearingly unhinged, one-of-a-kind, irresistibly lovable stand-up.
His trademark humour and captivating storytelling style have made Chilton a coveted act on the UK comedy club circuit. Without a doubt, he's poised to shine as one of the brightest stars in 2024. Luke's rise in the comedy scene marks him as not only as a promising newcomer but a formidable force destined for greatness in the comedy landscape
Luke's stand-up prowess has graced the radio waves multiple times, showcasing his knack for tickling funny bones through the airwaves. As tour support for acclaimed comedians Vittorio Angelone and Bobby Mair, Luke has honed his skills alongside seasoned veterans, carving out his own path to comedic greatness.

Since stepping into comedy, Andy Askins has meticulously crafted a reputation as a unique and distinctive talent. He's become a sought-after headliner at the UK's major comedy clubs and corporate events, earning admiration from both audiences and fellow comedians alike.
His expertly crafted routines are masterpieces littered with an eclectic mix of offbeat original comic songs and parodies. If a Panda and Chuck Norris ever had a child, it still wouldn't match Andy Askins' efficiency at disarming people. You never quite know what he is going to say or which way it’s going to go, it could be a story, a one liner, a song or even a poem! His setup lines rival most people's punchlines, and watching him perform is an absolute blast.
Beyond his comedic prowess, Andy is a talented musician with a captivating voice. He brilliantly twists popular songs into hilariously perverse renditions. His darker material, delivered with a wickedly dry sense of humour, gets sweetened by his innocent and mischievous demeanour, effortlessly holding every audience in the palm of his hand. The inventive and quirky songs, complemented by inspired patter, showcase his impeccable timing and inimitable modest, self-deprecating style.

Dates and times

This event finished on 05 April 2024.

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