Thu 11th Aug 2022 at 7:00pm ends 10:00pm
The Pod, The Pod, Rodney Road, Newport, UK - Map
Simon Emanuel presents:
August 11th brings our popular comedy night back to The Pod Newport! So join us for a full professional line-up of hilarious stand-up comedy!
As always we have TWO headline acts on one night!
Our acts are as follows…Our first headliner is -
* As seen on BBC Wales "Stand up for Sesh"
* Welsh unsigned stand up award winner
Simon Emanuel is a Welsh stand up comic, TV presenter and radio personality who is working live all over the UK and Europe
Starting in 2008 he has had a successful live career working with some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit and appearing at most of the top clubs nationally and internationally.
In 2013 Simon was awarded the Welsh Unsigned Stand Up of the year award, He then went on to appear on Rhodd Gilberts BBC Wales Radio show and was selected to support Alan Davies on the final day of Cardiff Comedy Gala at the prestigious Cardiff Millennium centre.
In 2017 he was selected as support for Tom Green's European tour at the Glee Club Cardiff and in 2020 Simon made his TV stand up debut with the BBC's "Stand up for Sesh"
Our middle act for the night is -
Since debuting in January 2016 Andrew has rapidly developed into one of the most promising comedians in Wales . Co-Winning the Swansea Fringe comedy competition in 2017
Andrew’s Seen as a gifted story teller with a potent armoury of killer lines and comic voices that are underpinned by his warm Welsh delivery .
Weighing in at 19 stone and at the towering height of 5′ 3″ he takes pride in the fact he is the tallest thinnest man to come out of his village in the Rhondda.
In his quirky look on life he covers such topics as his neighbours Tattoo’s and his failed prostate exam. With a down at heel hilarity that wins audiences over from the off .
With sets packed with quality material that genuinely connects with audiences. Andrew is regarded as a highly reliable and relatable comedian who can storm it on any bill in any setting.
Our Second Headliner is -
Plays all the major London and UK clubs, including The Comedy Store, The Glee and The Stand as well as venues all around the world.
Regular on Radio-4. Host on BBC Radio, presenter on BBC and Channel 4.
Edinburgh Festival one man show – full houses, all five years.
Comedy acting roles include one of the main characters in BBC Sitcom, ALONE.
“Brilliant, Funny Comedian. Made our event a huge success. Best we’ve ever had. Even made our MD laugh! Genius!”
AND our Guest MC for the night is -
Cerys is making waves in the tv industry as one of the best female TV warm up artists, working for Gordon Ramsey/Studio Ramsey, BT Sport, ITV and Channel 4.
Cerys has worked very hard to forge a strong career in the comedy industry. She is a leading mc on the comedy circuit, working for major UK clubs and UK charity events. Cerys has a fantastic stage presence and her audience interaction is flawless. TICKETS
£10 Just entry
£15 Entry & Cocktail
Venue opens at:
Lovely little venue, with lovely food and a nice selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails. Comedy was excellent too. :-)
Review left at 3:10pm on Mon 13th Jun 2022
Amazing night can’t wait to go again very friendly atmosphere and great location
Review left at 3:01pm on Mon 13th Jun 2022
Review left at 6:58pm on Mon 25th Apr 2022
Lovely night, with great food and fantastic comedy. Really enjoyed and we will be booking again in April.
Review left at 9:06pm on Mon 14th Mar 2022
Absolutely fabulous event with brilliant line ups. Venue is great, food and drinks both amazing. Prices great too for both comedy and food
Review left at 4:24pm on Mon 17th Jan 2022
We had a lovely night, great food, lovely atmosphere and very entertaining comedian's. We will definitely go again.
Review left at 5:21pm on Mon 13th Dec 2021