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!

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

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

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

Stephanie Laing – Video Here
AJ Hill – Video Here

Adele & Tom
Shaved Dog – Video Here

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!


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!


Coming Up!


Juliette Burton – Decision Time – 7pm

Odd>Bods – Hot Mess!


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

Rasputin’s Lunchbox – Towers of Rasp – 7pm

Ed Aczel – Foreign Policy – 9pm


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
Bang Bang
Joz Norris
Alastair Clarke
The Ahhgee Crow-Barred in Material Emporium
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

Thaddeus Bent's Featre of Fear teaser
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Funny Looking Presents… Update #06 Fringe 02!

Long Form Comedy for the discerning, that’s you!
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Summer is upon us. But Fringe Autumn is Coming…

It has been a while hasn’t it? I did say I wouldn’t bombard you.
But I have been thinking of you. Often.

There’s just too much to tell you and I am brimming with excitement.
Listen. Let’s grab that coffee sometime? And even if we don’t because of the pace of life that we lead, let’s just think fondly of each other now and again.
Maybe we will meet in the dark in the back room at the fringe event. Perhaps you will sidle up to me look at me and tell me and I am Funny Looking.

But in truth you are Funny Looking.


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. Pop up Gigs. Late night surprises.

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.

Our website is in development!

Oh My G…
It’s actually happening sooner than you imagine. The Funny Looking Fringe at the Liverpool Comedy Festival.
Over 40 gigs all at the mighty 81 Renshaw Street.
The old hands, newcomers, experimental, podcasts,  award-winning and nominated, sketch, character, top nonsense & bargains aplenty.

This is the Fringe. The Funny Looking Fringe.

Bringing you so much good comedy that you so bloody deserve.

Have a skip down the ticket listing here and tell me there is something for you?

Line Up & Tickets

It’s impossible that there isn’t. I did this for you. And your friends. And all their friends too.

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?

Sean Morley – Scriptless Standup
A Comedy Workshop

This is an exclusive. BBC New Comedian of the year semi finalist Sean Morley is bringing his workshop to Liverpool for us. Your chance to jump on board the Morley Train.

Tickets for this workshop will be £20 and limited in numbers but there are a few early bird tickets for £15 on the link right now. We do expect this to sell out quickly.

Golden Ticket Competition

Would you like to see 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 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.
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)

Arthur Smith at the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival
Gig Report
Funny Looking Presents stretched its wings and promoted Arthur Smith at the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival. You can have a read of the gig report here:

Beware its features Americans, Lance +1 and a bottom.

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)

Shiny New Festival
@ The Lantern Theatre – Comedy
Pulse of the podcast and the Presents… Alastair Clark and Francis Greenfield has curated a beautiful set of preview gigs at the Lantern Theatre.
Have a butchers here but do it quick.
Volunteers & Help Needed
Funny Looking Fringe needs your help.
Want to be part of the first fringe of the Liverpool Comedy Festival?

We need people who will donate a few hours knowing that a lifetime of regard will be passed their way from myself.

We need-

  • Front of house and ticket support on the nights of the fringe gigs
  • Volunteer technicians to make sure the legends and champions of the fringe can be seen and heard
  • Marketing specialists with the uncanny ability of being able to hand a piece of paper to people on the street. (This is a really key one and just an hour or two of your time will really make a difference to all the acts)
  • Event & Admin support – do you want to be in at the sharp end of making a fringe happen? Are you interested in making events fly? Then we need your help. A few hours of your time getting the message out and helping with promotion online and beyond could be an excellent opportunity if this is something you’ve wanted to do for yourself.
  • Sponsorship – do you know a company, organisation or Internet millionaire who would like to help with this Fringe? As I say we are grassroots but with small amounts we can do a lot – we can get logos onto thousands of flyers and we can get sponsors names in front of readers of finest marketing outlets. This is a genuine request.
Season 2 & Podcasts

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 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.



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:


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 –
26th September –

Don’t forget to check us out on the Website:

Subscribe on Itunes:


Funny Looking Live on Spreaker – Sundays at 9pm:

Brad Macleans 30 Mins in the Back Room:

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

Liverpool Comedy Links

Phil Ellis Links

Funz and Gamez at Soho Theatre –


Gav and Pete

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