Minted Comedy Festival

Join Phill Jupitus, Gary Meikle, Rachel Jackson, Susan Riddell & Chrissy Ross for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions as they star in the inaugural Minted Comedy Festival on 4th November!

Minted Comedy Festival

About Minted Comedy Festival

Phill Jupitus, Gary Meikle, Rachel Jackson, Susan Riddell & Chrissy Ross star in the inaugural Minted Comedy Festival.

Phill is appearing as part of his UK Juplicty tour and Rachel is appearing hot n the heals of her BAFTA nomination.

Phill Jupitus
Phill became a familiar face when he started as team captain on BBC2’s pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks in 1996, which went on to run for 19 years. Aside from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and live stand up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC2) and Alan Davies As yet Untitled (Dave), and in 2012 returned to television stand-up for the first time since 2000 with an appearance on Live at the Apollo (BBC1).
On BBC Radio 4 Phill is a regular panellist of the award winning I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and The Unbelievable Truth and was resident curator on The Museum of Curiosity. In addition, he has presented numerous radio documentaries including, Phill Jupitus’ Comic Strips, Calvin and Hobbes and The Man Who Bought Hendrix’s Stage.
Phill’s theatre work includes playing Bottom in the Bath Theatre Royal production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream, appearing alongside Jason Manford in the UK touring
production of The Producers as Franz Liebkind, the West End production of Urinetown in the role of Caldwell B. Cladwell at the Apollo Theatre and his West End singing debut in 2009 when he played Edna Turnblad in the hit musical Hairspray at The Shaftesbury Theatre.

Gary Meikle -
Award-winning Scottish comedian Gary Meikle burst onto the comedy scene in 2013. He has just enjoyed a phenomenal run at this years Fringe and has established himself as one of the most promising acts to come out of Scotland.
Gary’s comedy style can vary from goofy to playfully dark, depending on the situation put before him. This award-winning comedian is not only making waves down south, but he has recently become the world’s Official Anti-Eyebrow Ambassador. Gary complained online about his 23-year-old daughter's obsession with having "bangin" brows. More than fifteen million views and thousands of comments and shares later, he had no idea so many people would share his pain…..

Rachel Jackson -
Rising star and ‘ever so slightly unhinged’ comedian Rachel has just been nominated for best feature film at this year’s BAFTA Scotland awards for ‘The Party’s Just Beginning’ A highly absurd and wholly original performer, catch her while you still can…

Susan Riddell - Funny Women runner up 2018 and Best Newcomer nominee at the Scottish Comedy Awards, Susan Riddell is quickly ascending through the comedy ranks. Susan has performed stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe including BBC Radio 4 Best of the Fest. She is currently working on a sitcom pilot with the BBC Writersroom and is a regular on the topical BBC radio panel show Breaking the News.

Chrissy Ross -
Your compere Chrissy is one of Scotland’s most promising new MCs and comedians.
‘Chrissy Ross is your warmest, most amiable mate dipped in madness…’ - Gag Traders

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