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Comedy Night 24 November 2017 Headlined by Darren Walsh - Tickets Available Here

 

Join Darren Walsh (UK's first Pun Champion, BBC's iWonder, Dave's Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe) for an onslaught of video sketches, sound effects, 1-liners, jingles and general nonsense.

"Punbelievable!" ★★★★★ The Mirror.

"Unstoppable tsunami of stupid puns" Chortle.

"Top 40 funniest blokes of the year" Zoo Magazine.

"A tall guy with a big talent for short jokes" The Stage.

"Walsh is all set to become the new ruler of the comedy kingdom" ★★★★ Broadway Baby.

★★★★ Sunday Express. ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine. Top 10 Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe in The Guardian, The Mirror & The Scotsman.

Awards 

Dave's Joke of the Fringe 2015

UK's First Pun Champion in 2014

Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian 2013

Luton Comedian of the year 2012

Bronze Medal Laughing Horse New Act 2011

Bronze Medal New Act of the Year Final 2013

 

Blurb

 Having authored his own book 'Cheep Laughs' which encompasses four misspent years of scribbling and doodling and including over 1000 jokes, Darren's stand up career has gone from strength to strength. The UK's first Pun Champion debuted his hour at the Edinburgh Festival 2015 which saw him win Dave's Joke of the Fringe as well as listed in the top joke round ups of The Guardian, The Mirror, The Telegraph and The Independent . Darren also appeared on BBC Presents: Best Of The Edinburgh Festival, BBC iWonder and recent tour support for Angelos Epithemiou & Barry from Watford. Competed in World pun Championships in Texas 2015

Reviews/Quotes

 "The most pun you can have with your clothes on. Punbelievable!" ★★★★★ The Mirror

 "A tall guy with a big talent for short jokes" - The Stage

 "Walsh is all set to become the new ruler of the comedy kingdom" ★★★★ - Broadway Baby

 "He is a genial presence, not manic like Tim Vine, not wonderfully nerdy like Gary Delaney and deadpan like Jimmy Carr, but very much his own mirthmaker" -  The Scotsman

 "Top 40 funniest blokes of the year" - Zoo Magazine

 "Undoubtedly a Milton Jones in the making" - ThreeWeeks

 The Guardian - Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe 2015

The Mirror - Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe 2015

The Telegraph - Top 20 Jokes of the Fringe 2015

The Independent - Top 50 Jokes of the Fringe 2015

 

Join the Parent Fundraising Group

If you would like more information on how to be involved in the Parent Fundraising Group please email communications@dorothy-stringer.co.uk.

 

We also have the Stringer Diamond Anniversary Fund to assist students with exceptional circumstances and where no other funding sources are available. Please see the link on the left hand for more information.

 

Gift Aid

 

 

Comedy Night - 25 November 2016

 

 It was fantastic to see so many parents, friends and staff of Stringer supporting the school by coming to Comedy Night on the 25th of November; the event raised over £1,100 for the Stringer Diamond Anniversary Fund .

Special thanks to Tania Banks who coordinated a fantastic line up of comedians. Thanks also to the staff for all their hard work on the night.

We are grateful to the amazing Parent Fundraising Team led by Katherine Butcher for making this event possible:

Kendra Stonehouse

Liz McQueen

Emma Daniels

Tabitha Morrison

Zoe Rothery

Marein Schmitthenner

Dave Butcher

Lou Bowles

Posy Greany

Sharon Tomlinson

Debbie and Clive May

 

The Communications Team

 

 

 



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