Ha HA Hassocks – Friday 17 May 2019
In association with
Top class stand-up comedy hosted by Jarred Christmas
LIVE FROM ADASTRA HALL
Jarred has the pleasure of introducing;
Laura Lexx, Ola the Comedian, Adele Cliff and Aaron Simmonds
Comics' Comic Best MC Winner 2017 Comedians Choice Award Winner 2018 (Best Performer) Chortle Best Compere Nominee 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019 Amused Moose Comedy Award Nominee (Best Comedy Show) 2016 & 2018
"a joy... roars of laughter" The Independent "real comedic steel" The Guardian “superb material, brilliant delivery and irresistible personality” TV Bomb
"a bouncy, bubbly stand-up star" - The Telegraph
"One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see" GQ
Ola the Comedian
Ola has appeared on E4’s 8 out of 10 Cats, ITV2’s Plebs, Comedy Central, London Live, ITV4and MTV Base and written for BBCR4’s The Now Show, The News Quiz and Nathan Caton’s Can’t Tell Me Nothing. He performs all over the UK and as far afield as the European Continent and Dubai. Young, driven and hugely talented, Ola is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor with natural originality and enviable stage presence.
“a confident, laid-back performer with a refreshing honesty and an interesting story to tell. He has some really smart jokes”, The Scotsman
“Full of laughs, heart-warming, hilarious …A brilliant, truly enjoyable show ★★★★★”, Three Weeks
“a vibrant, likeable performer who refreshingly encapsulates a young, urban spirit”, Chortle
PLUS Two quality new talents
Adele Cliff & Aaron Simmonds
Adele - Dave's Funniest Jokes of the Fringe 2018, 2017 & 2016. UK Pun Championship Finalist 2019 & 2018. The Evening Standard Top Jokes of the Fringe 2018. The Telegraph Top Jokes of the Fringe 2018. The I Newspaper Top Jokes of the Fringe 2018. Nominated for Leicestershire's Favourite Joke 2019. Aaron was a BBC New Comedy Award finalist in 2017. He also won Jewish Comedian Of The Year in the same year. credits include - BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two) and the BBC New Comedy Award (BBC Radio 4), plus loads more
Aaron has been trying to stand up for 25 years. Luckily, he can do comedy even if he can’t do the standing up. He has a unique perspective on life, usually of people’s belly buttons. He’s greatest influences are: Nelson Mandela, Muhammed Ali and Barry Chuckle. all this talent hosted by a larger than life compare Jarred Christmas
Jarred has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling. He has a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that’s thrown his way, making his comedy sizzle with originality.
Full of passion and charisma he takes the audience on a hilarious thrill ride of laughs and gasps with an edge of anger that manifests itself in his incredible rants against the small things in our lives. His confidence leaves the audience secure in the knowledge that they are in very capable hands. His material is strong and distinctive, drawn from life experience and random happenings.
“Best of the crop… A fabulously boisterous kiwi with a definite future” – Evening Standard
Could it get any better?
Well yes actually it can with food supplied by the new improved Adastra Deli and featuring Matteo's Marvelous Mouthwatering Mezze
it'll be a good un, no actually it will be awesome
* Fri 17 May 2019, doors open 7.00pm, first act 8.00pm
* Fully licensed bar
* Bar and food from 7.00pm
* Tickets available at local outlets and online – £13.00 - £20 (with food)
(Purple Carrot@No.6, Keymer & Hassocks Sports & Social Club & Adastra Deli & Marchants estate agents)
Material may not be suitable for younger audiences (Under 18's with parental approval only).
ROAR – right of admission refusal.
Acts can be subject to change.
Tickets ordered online are subject to a small transaction administration fee.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions? email: No6@thepurplecarrot.xyz, or come into
The Purple Carrot @ No. 6, 6 Station Approach East (it's got a Big Purple door), Hassocks
Adastra Hall, Adastra Park, BN6 8QH