Milton Keynes International Festival next month
IF: The Milton Keynes International Festival returns from July 10 to 30, extended to 21 days to give audiences the time and space to come together. The Campbell Park Amphitheater is a new venue this year with a program of music, performances and humor.
On Friday July 23, Off The Curb Productions features three of the UK’s best comedians in Stand Up in the Park with Russell Kane, Rich Hall and Angela Barnes. Audiences can expect quick hyperactive stimulation from Kane, expertly crafted tirades and jokes from Hall, and a gloriously down-to-earth wit from Barnes.
Russell Kane is a multiple award-winning comedian, presenter, actor, writer and screenwriter. Its hit BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius became a flagship show and was the highest performing original podcast on the platform. His other podcast, Boys Don’t Cry is a regular on the iTunes top charts for podcasts listened to and will return with a new series later this year. His recent television appearances include The Apprentice You’re Fired, The One Show, Antiques Roadtrip, Stupid Man, Smart Phone, and the three-series host of Live At The Electric. Other TV appearances include Live At The Apollo, Unzipped, Celebrity Juice, and I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here Now. https://www.russellkane.co.uk/Rich Hall is the award-winning Montana native, renowned for his expertly crafted tirades, public jokes, and delightful musical sequences. Winner of the Perrier Prize and the Barry Prize, Hall has been described as a transatlantic messenger, making fun of every country he visits with his guided laser sightings. He has directed the successful BBC documentaries Four Rich Hall’s Red Menace, Working For The American Dream, Countryrier Than You, Presidential Grudge Match, California Stars, You Can Go To Hell, I’m Going To Texas and Inventing the Indian. In addition, he has appeared on BBC One QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You, he wrote and starred in his own recurring show on BBC Radio 4 Rich Hall’s (US Election) Breakdown. https://offthekerb.com/artist/rich-hall/ After a career in health and social services, Angela Barnes took the plunge and embarked on her lifelong dream of being an actress. In just a few short years, she had won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011 and has now appeared in Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo and Hypothetical. In addition to becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4 after appearing on The Now Show and The News Quiz, Angela took on the role of host on BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack in 2017 and The News Quiz in 2019. https: // www .angelabarnescomedy .co.uk /
Reservation: 01908 280800 / https://ifmiltonkeynes.org/event/stand-up-in-the-park-comedy