The Friday Night Show

Friday 1st July 2022

Shoreditch Town Hall's Assembly Hall

This year for the first time ever, ARG is partnering with Shoreditch Town Hall to also present The Friday Night Show — a one-off spectacular show featuring an all-star line-up.

Tickets available from Shoreditch Town Hall for just £18. Weekend ticket holders get Friday tickets for just £10.

Tickets also available from DICE and Ticket Text.

Phil Wang

One of the UK's most exciting comedians and star of Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You and his very own global Netflix special Philly Philly Wang Wang!

“At the top of his game… Inspired work from a comic who just gets better and better” ★★★★★ Time Out

Photo by Matt Stronge.

Josie Long

The three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and star of two comedy specials, Cara Josephine on Amazon Prime and Something Better on Netflix.

“Riotously hilarious” ★★★★★ Skinny

“Full of love and defiant joy” ★★★★ Guardian

Photo by Matt Crockett.

John Robins

Award winning 5Live Digital DJ and broadcaster, acclaimed author, and one of the most critically acclaimed stand-up comedians of his generation.

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner for his 2017 show The Darkness of Robins.

“Hugely entertaining” Mirror

Photo by Idil Sukan.

Kemah Bob

Tour support for Hannah Gadsby, Nish Kumar, Desiree Burch and Jess Fostekew.

Creator, curator and host of The FOC IT UP Comedy Club, showcasing women and gender non-conforming comedians of colour.

Host of It’s A Sin - After Hours and co-host of The Island with Tom Allen.

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Isy Suttie

As seen as Dobby in Peep Show, Esther in Shameless and much much more.

Nominated for three British Comedy Awards, won a gold Sony Award, and released her second book last year.

“The perfect concoction of warmth and grit” Independent

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Sofie Hagen

Multi-award-winning London-based Danish comedian, author, podcaster, and #influencer. Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer winner 2015 and acclaimed author of Happy Fat.

“Hilarious… clever, touching and funny” ★★★★★ Mirror
“A warm, confident show … Hagen is hilarious” ★★★★★ Skinny
★★★★★ Times
★★★★★ Herald
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★★ ThreeWeeks

Rhys James

As seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Sky One's A League of Their Own, and Comedy Central's Roast Battle and Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central.

“the master of the lightning-paced, gag-dense, precision-delivered set” Guardian

Nabil Abdulrashid

Nabil Abdulrashid is a unique and exciting stand-up comedian, writer, presenter and actor. A finalist in ITV’s 2020 Britain’s Got Talent series, and as seen on Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week, Nabil’s stand-up is lauded as “urgent, uncompromising and refreshingly radical fare, smartly woven into a gag-packed set.” (Sunday Telegraph)

Photo by Aeman Sukkar / Jiksaw.

Helen Bauer

Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee 2019.

As seen on Live at The Apollo.

“A personality that will fill a stadium… This girl will not be performing in small venues for much longer” ★★★★★ Sunday Express

Photo by James Deacon.

MC: Kiri Pritchard-McLean

Host of hit podcast All Killa No Filla and as seen on Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo and Would I Lie to You?

“an increasingly impressive comic, making powerhouse standup from the thorniest of subjects” ★★★★ Guardian
★★★★ List
★★★★ Telegraph

Photo by Drew Forsyth.


Tickets available from Shoreditch Town Hall for just £18. Weekend ticket holders get Friday tickets for just £10.

Tickets also available from DICE and Ticket Text.

Line-up subject to change.