Funny Looking Fringe Week 1 Done!

A cut and paste from our Mailing List.

Forgive the scrappiness. We’ve got  big job on!

One week into the Funny Looking Fringe at the Liverpool Comedy Festival!
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Wow! What a week it has been!

The  Funny Looking Fringe at the Liverpool Comedy Festival has gone off like a lovely rocket!

Whizz! Boom!You have missed!

Thursday:
The Bido Lito Launch night! – Pictures Here
Doug Segal
Liam Pickford – Interview Here

Saturday:
The Funny Looking Kids: Comedy Club – Liam Hale – Che Burnley
Top Joe’s Word Launch – Pictures Here

Sunday:
James Meehan – Kiri Pritchard Mclean
Gein’s Family GiftShop – Pictures Here

Monday:
Stephanie Laing – Video Here
AJ Hill – Video Here

Tuesday:
Adele & Tom
Shaved Dog – Video Here

Wednesday:
Thaddeus Bent

But we don’t want you to miss any more of this.

See below for some excellent 2 – 4 – 1 bargains and FREE treats!

Funny Looking Fringe is a grass roots endevour entirely funded by ticket sale. Come down and support live comedy!

Gav

info@funnylooking.co.uk

And a little chat with me

(Thank you Rob, Ged & Michael for your superb skills!)

 

Juliette Burton – Decision Time

Ed Aczel – Sat 9pm

Juliette sold out EVERY SINGLE gig at the Edinburgh Festival!
And we have the privilege of hosting her show here in Liverpool!The Liverpool Echo ran a brilliant article recommending hers and many of the shows that made a splash at the Edinburgh Festival 

Another one of those is the equally brilliant Ed Aczel – Saturday at 9pm.

As a little thank you if you are quick there are a couple of free tickets on their ticket links.

Find them HERE

Golden Ticket


After two long days at the LJMU welcome event!
A Golden Ticket winner was drawn on Periscope and has been contacted.
They must be shy as we haven’t heard back yet – We will draw another if we don’t hear back!

Kriss Foster – And The Very Small Museum – Sunday 9pm – FREE!

How lucky are we to have the very brilliant Kriss Foster here for Free this Sunday?Yes – Free!

9pm

Coming Up!

Friday:

Juliette Burton – Decision Time – 7pm

Odd>Bods – Hot Mess!

Saturday:

Jim Alsbalstian’s Human Zoo – 5pm (See Below for offers!)

Rasputin’s Lunchbox – Towers of Rasp – 7pm

Ed Aczel – Foreign Policy – 9pm

Sunday:

ComedySportz – 3pm Fun for ALL the family all ages welcome!

Bang Bang! – 5pm – Comedy Improv for Grown Ups!

Joz Norris  – Hello, Goodbye – 7pm (See below for offers!)

2-4-1 Ticket Offers!

Limited 2-4-1 Tickets for Mailing Listers

Go to:

Funny Looking Presents…


For limited number 2-4-1 tickets for gigs that include:Odd>Bods
ComedySportz
Bang Bang
Joz Norris
Alastair Clarke
The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium Extravaganza.org
Freddy Quinne

And more!
Search for the 2-4-1’s but when they are gone they are gone!

Staying in touch

Find us at @funnylookingpod and HERE on Facebook


Finally we heard that Shaved Dog pair, Yolav and Graham plus fantastic comic Shall Byron were just brilliant at the Liverpool Echo Stand-up of the year final.
But Top Joe won it.
That’s gonna cause cramptamonium in the Liverpool Comedy Scene…

Youtube – A Playlist of Champions

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Mailing List – Fringe Weekend 01

 

 

Did you win the Golden Ticket? Probably not… But there are free tickets for you still!
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This week. It all begins…

The Liverpool Comedy Festival starts this week and after months of planning, so lumbers the Funny Looking Fringe. Dedicated to bringing the best in Long For Comedy. One hour shows to delight, enthral, enchant, challenge, engage and mostly make you laugh.

This update will tell you:

  • Who won the Golden Ticket
    How you can get your hands on more Freebies!

  • Who is coming up
  • How you can get your hands on EXCLUSIVE Mailing List only limited bargains

Line Up & Tickets
 
With first time hours, master works in development and acres of finely honed comedy that is fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; we are a broad church of choice.
 
Comedy for kids, music, podcasts, impro, stories, sketch, magic, mayhem, chaos, jokes, japes, jumbles and a joint we will get jumping with laughter. There is something here for you and all your pals. Bring them.
 
Look out for special announcements on Facebook & Twitter. Lots of freebie tickets this week for shares are coming…

You can now buy your tickets from 81 Renshaw St itself – pop in take some flyers, buy a ticket and have some lovely treats…

Come along, take a punt, stay for a coffee, cake and a beer. Be entertained. Be enthralled. Be challenged. Be part of the Liverpool Comedy Fringe that is Funny Looking.

http://funnylooking.co.uk

We drew the winner for this years Golden Ticket at the Launch of the Festival.
As you can see we are above reproach – we asked a politician to make the draw!
Gemma supported the Liverpool Comedy Festival last year and is over the moon!
See below for details of how you can still get free tickets & keep an eye out this week for news of a new Student Only Golden Ticket Competition…
Launch Gala with Bido Lito!
In partnership with Bido Lito we are launching this Fringe in style this week.

With music and comedy combined, come get a taster of the acts to come for Free!

CLICK HERE

To book your free ticket.

Acts include:

A Lovely War
Top Joe
Alastair Clark
Hannah Jones
Kate McCabe
Thaddeus Bent and more!

Snippits and Tasters
Short Cuts and bite size joy injections.

Did you see the article they did on the Fringe? What corkers! – It’s onlineHERE.

This is a grassroots Fringe, unfunded & dependent on your help sharing the list, telling people about it retweets, shares and likes really do help. Get excited with me will you?

FRIDAY 16th Sept
Our true opening night couldn’t be better.

7pm – Doug Segal – I Can Make You Feel Good  £7/£6 (Further offers available)
Click the link for a taster of the show & a chance to read the superb reviews Doug snatched in Edinburgh this year.

9pm – Liam Pickford – “Your Love Is A Knackered Bus Stop I can No Longer Be Arsed To Vandalise.” £6/£5 (Further offers and combo tickets apply)

We are big fans of this up and coming comic with a assured sense and voice that only Ashton’s finest can produce.

EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Tickets link to access very limited £4 tickets – once they are gone they are gone!

Saturday 17th Sept
Super Saturday – with four shows and something for the whole family!

3pm – Funny Looking Kids: Comedy Club
Family Friendly Chaos.
No swears.
No peanuts.
No Dairy.
Much Laughs

5pm – Liam Hale: Live in Limbo 
£6/£5 (Further offers and combo tickets apply)

Fresh from Ed Fringe – EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Tickets link to access very limited£3 tickets – once they are gone they are gone!

7pm – Che Burnley: The Big C (Work in Progress)

A new show from this funny and thoughtful comic. EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Tickets link to access very limited£3 tickets – once they are gone they are gone!

9pm – Top Joe’s Oxford English Dictionary 2017 Bid Launch

A whole hour with the new Liverpool Echo and Laughterhouse Stand-up of the year Finalist! EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Tickets link to access very limited£3 tickets – once they are gone they are gone!

Sunday 18th Sept
Super Saturday – Three gigs to rule them all. If you miss these dreamboats you will have missed one of my personal favourite days on the Fringe.

EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Tickets link to access very limited £10 tickets for all 3 gigs! – once they are gone they are gone!

5pm – James Meehan: Class Act
A debut hour from this Gein’s & Funz & Games award winner!

7pm – Kiri Pritchard McLean: Hysterical Woman
Kiri’s posters at Ed Fringe were covered in 4 star reviews – click the link to read them and see why this was a Guardian recommended must see!

9pm – Gein’s Family Giftshop: Work in Progress

What? you want a brand new show from this troupe of BBC Radio Waleslegends? Ok. EXCLUSIVE: Type the code MAILING into the Get Ticketslink to access very limited £10 tickets – once they are gone they are gone!

Student Golden Ticket Competition

Would you like to see almost every single funny looking fringe at the Liverpool comedy festival gig for free? Of course you would! Who wouldn’t?

Funny looking is going to give away a Student only Golden Ticket. Allowing you the ability to just swan into every gig and not have to hand over any of your sweet folding.

Click here and add your email address and enter the draw.

Drawn mid Sept 20th.
Not transferrable to anybody other then the winner.

(If you have already bought tickets for any of the gigs, and you really should do, I will ensure you are refunded and not out of pocket – Gav)

Merchandise
A Funny Looking badge for a minimum donation of £2 will get you a pound off every single Funny Looking gig for life (terms and conditions apply)

Just £8 will get you a Funny Looking mug and as you sip your cup of joe you will know that you have supported our endeavours to give new and alternative comedy a gloriously different at home in Liverpool.

Finally if you just have to have one of our logos printed on a T-shirt, pair of leggings, or even a cushion, you can go to our red bubble store and support as that way. (Though it’s a bit expensive and then they sting you for postage so look out for the days when there are discounts)
(Basically, by a mug)

Season 2 & Podcasts
PODCAST!

Funny Looking enters its 3rd year as the official podcast of the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Search iTunes or your pod catcher for Funny Looking.
(During the festival look out on Twitter for our guerilla Funny Looking Live podcasts and mayhem…)

Funny Looking Live has returned to Spreaker on a Sunday night.
Chat calls and topics. It’s either the best or the very worst way to start or finish your week.

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FLP 27 Daniel Nicholas & Che Burnley

Daniel Nicholas & Che Burnley are both bringing shows to the Funny Looking Fringe at the Liverpool Comedy Festival in September. But that isn’t the Fringe on their mind at the moment…

Funny Looking Fringe at 81 Renshaw Street bringing you an exciting mix of comedies to delight and surprise

Daniel Nicholas Scripted 1

Daniel Nicholas  – Scripted
In Liverpool – Tuesday 27th September at 7pm

Seems right up our street of subversive and funny and exciting!

At Edinburgh – Just The Tonic at 3.40pm

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Che Burnley – The Big C
September 17th at 7pm

The best and worst year of his life

Also at Edinburgh doing Elvis Is A Racist? Cowgatehead at 8.15pm
PJ picks – funnylooking.co.uk

Friday Sept 16th – 9:00pm
Liam Pickford: Your Love Is A Knackered Bus Stop I can No Longer Be Arsed To Vandalise.

Sunday 18th September
James Meehan, Kiri Pritchard Mclean and Gein’s Family Giftshop triple header

Saturday 24th September
Edward Aczel’s – Foreign Policy…..from the edge of hell

Saturday 1st October
Holly Burn – I Am Special

Go to funnylooking.co.uk

For the Full Fringe List

To join the Mailing List

To add your email to the Golden Ticket Competition!

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FLP 24 Mel Moon Special & the Liverpool Comedy Festival launch 2015

It’s nearly here! Oh me… Oh my…

mel-moonThis is a Mel Moon special – because she has a story to tell and we want you to hear it. This is going to be one of those shows that transcends comedy. Funny, yes but more then that too. I will see you there!

http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/mel-moon-sick-girl/

What a lovely launch party it was too. As well as Top Boss Sam Avery you heard:

John Wilson: Love That Gag

http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/john-wilson-love-that-gag/

Che Burnley: Elvis was Racist?

http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/che-burnley-elvis-was-racist/

Rob Thomas

Working Class Zero (hours contract) http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/rob-thomas-working-class-zero/

With pal of the podcast Kate Tracey:

We used to be fit! http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/kate-tracey-rob-thomas-we-used-to-be-fit/

Your subscriptions and reviews help us more then you imagine.

There are 4 ways to get a badge. Find Funny Looking Podcast on Facebook to get the details. (Or even a mug…)

And of course you have already booked your tickets for Funny Looking Live – Live…
Links to pals:

Liverpool Comedy Festival:
http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival

Funny Looking LIve:
19th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live/
26th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live-269/funny

Don’t forget to check us out on the Website:
http://funnylooking.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes:
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FLP 23 Liam Pickford & Rosie Wilby @ The Liverpool Comedy Festival 2015

 

rosie-wilbySo many shows. So many comedians at the Liverpool Comedy Festival. Wha o do? What to do?

Easy – Book for Liam Pickford, Rosie Wilby, & us. (And all the other comedians we talk to too…)

Liam Pickford:

https://twitter.com/topladpickford Liam Pic

http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/liam-pickford-seaside-cock-novelties/

Rosie Wilby:

http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/rosie-wilby-nineties-woman/

http://www.rosiewilby.com/

Your subscriptions and reviews help us more then you imagine.

Your subscriptions and reviews help us more then you imagine.

There are 4 ways to get a badge. Find Funny Looking Podcast on Facebook to get the details. (Or even a mug…)

And of course you have already booked your tickets for Funny Looking Live – Live…
Links to pals:

Liverpool Comedy Festival:
http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival

Funny Looking LIve:
19th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live/
26th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live-269/funny

Don’t forget to check us out on the Website:
http://funnylooking.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes:
http://bit.ly/FLPitun

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/funnylookingpod

Funny Looking Live on Spreaker – Sundays at 9pm:
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FLP 22 Kate Smurthwaite & Sam Avery at the Liverpool Comedy Festival 2015

It is Funny Looking Podcast 22. Oh my, what a treat.

Edinburgh Festival is still here, just but that’s not the Festival for us!

Sam AverySam Avery, Liverpool Comedy Festival Director guides us towards the start date of a festival opened by past chat guest Andy Zaltzman on the 17th of September. So many gigs for just a fiver. You will find plenty you should see.

Kate Smurthwaite by Bronac McNeillA show in the diary should be Kate Smurthwaite: The Wrong Sort of Feminist, a fresh show from left-wing, feminist, atheist comedian and activist Kate Smurthwaite. See you there? Sunday the 20th of September, 7pm at 81 Renshaw Street.

Your subscriptions and reviews help us more then you imagine.

There are 4 ways to get a badge. Find Funny Looking Podcast on Facebook to get the details. (Or even a mug…)

And of course you have already booked your tickets for Funny Looking Live – Live…
Links to pals:

Liverpool Comedy Festival:
http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival

Kate Smurthwaite:
http://www.katesmurthwaite.co.uk/
In Edinburgh –
https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/kate-smurthwaite-the-wrong-sort-of-feminist

Sam Avery:
https://twitter.com/samaverycomedy

Funny Looking LIve:
19th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live/
26th – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live-269/funny

Don’t forget to check us out on the Website:
http://funnylooking.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes:
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Funny Looking Live on Spreaker – Sundays at 9pm:
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FLP 21 – Liverpool Goes to Ed Fringe 2015 & Liverpool Comedy Festival Special 2015 01

It is Funny Looking Podcast 21 and due to total collapse of organisational skill on Gav’s behalf – Pete isn’t here again…

But we do have some old and new friends.

Once again we are excited to announce that we are the ‘Official’ Podcast of the Liverpool Comedy Festival 2015, beating off the dozens of other Liverpool based podcasts we know.

We will be bringing you previews and chats with artists, legends and heroes from across the whole festival.

But that is not yet…

There is a smal matter of the Edinburgh Comedy Festival to go.

Oh and the fact that Funny Looking Live – GOES LIVE!!

Two gigs at an amazing venue in Liverpool, 81 Renshaw St.

And that is the theme of this podcast, the growing hub of alternative, comedy, arts and performance out of this city centre venue.

Chris Jenkins - Top JoeAlastair Clark & the Legion of Doom Alastair Clarke & Becky Webbgentlemen have both been featured in this podcast before and they are joined by Becky Web & Chris Jenkins as they prepare for Ed Fest, Liverpool Comedy Festival and more.

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Links to pals:

Liverpool Comedy Festival

The Legion of Doom:

Legion of Doom: Curiouser & Spuriouser

Cabaret At the End of the Universe
Alastair Clarke:

Getting Better

Chris Jenkins:

LEAVING THE HOUSE, WITH TOP JOE

Alastair & Chris

The Best Top Quality 5-Star International Gold Standard 100% Extraordinary Cabaret at the Fringe Ever: Top Acts GuaranteedThe Liverpool Comedy Festival:

Funny Looking LIve:
19th September – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live/
26th September – http://www.thecomedytrust.com/comedy-festival/whats-on/funny-looking-live-269/funny

Don’t forget to check us out on the Website:
http://funnylooking.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes:

Twitter:

Funny Looking Live on Spreaker – Sundays at 9pm:

Brad Macleans 30 Mins in the Back Room:

FLP 20 Arthur Smith & The Legion of Doom March 2015

Hello!

Here it is. The podcast you have been awaiting. Oh you patient types. We love you.

Subscribe on iTunes – never miss an episode!

Two chats this time.

Firstly, pal of the pod Arthur Smith talks from Bath Comedy Festival about his upcoming Soho Theatre Run for:
Arthur Smith* Sings Leonard Cohen
(The Extended Remix) *and the Smithereens…
Sun 19 – Thu 30 Apr

http://bit.ly/ASLC2SH

Gav has seen this at last years Mach Fest. What a treat.

Then we talk to the Trio that is The Legion of Doom. Stalwarts of the Alternative Comedy scene. Ed Fringe Veterans and hosts of their own, first Monday of the month night at 81 Renshaw Street.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Legion-of-Doom-Comedy
https://twitter.com/legionofdoom11

You can also catch them quick at Matchbox comedy this week, another monthly comedy night in Liverpool, wholeheartedly recommended by us.

https://twitter.com/matchboxcomedy
http://matchboxcomedy.com/

Before you go, why not have a look at some of the other lovely people we have chatted to: Munnery, Burn, Pappys, Ellis, Kearns, Dolan, Douieb, Evans, (Not that one), Acaster, Geins, Ince and more!

Don’t forget the weekly nonsense that is Funny Looking Live on a Sunday night. 9pm on Spreaker:

http://bit.ly/FLLonSp

Tell a friend, subscribe, review, RT, likes & Shares all help us.

Cheers

Gav & Pete

(No Pete due to admin error on Gav’s behalf)

 

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arthur smith and the smithereens photo by steve ullathorne

 

Funny Looking Podcast 18 Phil Ellis & Alastair Clark

Previously on Serial….

It’s nice that a murder mystery has reminded everyone how great podcasts are. If you like Serial you are GUARANTEED to like Funny Looking and you are very welcome.

This episode straddles the two homes of Funny Looking.

Liverpool, the New York of Europe which gave us the greatest band in the world (Space) and also is home to a growing alt comedy scene. Alastair Clark is at the heart of this new generation of funny people and you will learn lots from his interview.

Whilst in Manchester when we’re not listening to The Smiths at the Hacienda drinking Boddingtons, we’re huge fans of Phil Ellis. Someone we loved at 2013’s Edinburgh and who came back in 2014 with a Kids Show that wowed audiences and critics alike. He warms up for his Soho Theatre run with a chat to Funny Looking.

Now you’re done, check out all the links below and spread the word about our humble pod. We really need it. Cheers.
Alastair Clark Links

https://alastairclarkcomedian.wordpress.com/

Liverpool Comedy Links
http://thatcomedyblog.com/

Phil Ellis Links

Funz and Gamez at Soho Theatre – http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/funz-andamp-gamez/

Cheers!

Gav and Pete
@funnylookingpod

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Angelos Epithemiou and Barry from Watford podcast – what a treat it is too!

http://playbackmedia.co.uk/podcasts/the-angelos-and-barry-show/