Russell Howard Confirmed for Mencap Big Comedy Special

Good News Star Will Be Joined By Tim Downie & Cardinal Burns

Additions to an already heavyweight comedy line up 

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Russell Howard will be grabbing a piece of the action and joining the comedy line up, whilst Tim Downie & Cardinal Burns have announced they will be taking part in a series of exclusive comedy sketches as part of the Mencap Big Comedy Special at the Eventim Apollo on 02 October 2013.

Comedy star Russell Howard, best known for his TV show Russell Howard’s Good News is joining the marvellous line up currently on the comedy bill with more names to be announced in the coming weeks…

Leading the comedy sketch chuckles will be Tim Downie, who appeared in  the Academy award-winning film The King’s Speech and international blockbuster Les Miserables; who will next be seen in Father Figure for the BBC and Toast of London for Channel 4.

Alongside him will be witty favourites on the UK live comedy circuit and recent BAFTA-nominees, Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns of Cardinal Burns who have also announced that they will be taking part.

A few specially commissioned sketches have been written exclusively for the new names announced, by a group of select comedy writers to add to already strong line up of comedians taking part, details of the sketches are still to be announced.

Comedians already confirmed include: Omid Djalili, Jo Brand, Richard Herring, Jessica Hynes, Andrew Maxwell and Jon Richardson, who have all signed up to do their bit for the Mencap comedy evening, with more names to be announced.

The Mencap Big Comedy Special brings together some of the UK’s best-loved comedians for a fundraising night of side-splitting entertainment. All proceeds from the event will support Mencap’s continued work supporting people with a learning disability, their families and carers. Mencap campaign for equal rights, challenge attitudes and prejudices, and support people with a learning disability to live their lives the way they want to.

Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability since establishing in 1946; their vital work is only possible with the funding from their extensive fundraising programs such as The Big Comedy Special.

Mencap Big Comedy Special at the Eventim Apollo on 02 October 2013.

Tickets from only £20.00 – Buy Big Comedy Special tickets on Eventim.

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