Described by Jay Leno as “the best joke writer in America,” by British comedian Gary Delaney as the best joke writer in the world, and by “Weird Al” Yankovic as one of the funniest people on the planet, Emo Philips has performed over 6000 times throughout the English-speaking world, including a multi-week run at the Playhouse Theater in London’s West End. Since starting out in Chicago in 1976 at the age of twenty, Emo has had award-winning comedy albums, several cable specials (including an hour-long one on HBO), and many appearances on network television, both in America and in the UK. He has appeared in films (most notably, as the table-saw demonstrator in UHF) and has lent his distinctive voice to animated TV shows (such as Slacker Cats, Doctor Katz, Adventure Time, and Home Movies), but his first love, stand-up, remains his true one.
“… admittedly a bit cuckoo, but he’s the king of that stand-up staple,
Paco Erhard is a German stand-up comedian, writer, and radio commentator who is known for his “side-splittingly funny, violently politically incorrect humour” (The Argus). He has lived, worked and performed in 5 countries, in English, German, and Spanish.
Pulling no punches about issues in Germany, Britain, Australia, or the rest of the world, Paco’s shows have been a sell-out success in Brighton, Edinburgh, London, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney.
“a German combination of Jim Jefferies and Bill Hicks… observational comedy and satire at its finest.”
Gina has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for several years. She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing (NBC), where she made it to the final 10.
She is also known in the US for her regular, hilarious appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), as Madame Yashere, The Surly Psychic. With her bombastic delivery, infectious personality and cheeky observations, wowed audiences includes not just in the UK and the US but also in Japan, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, South Africa, and all over Europe.
“Talented – and refreshingly modest – that’s how we like them in the UK. Hustling indeed!”