The Friday Night Show

Following their sell-out shows in 2022 and 2023, ARG and Shoreditch Town Hall are thrilled to present another spectacular, star-studded showcase of comedians at the top of their game!

This July’s blockbuster bill is hosted by Ania Magliano and features Jen Brister, Phil Wang, Sindhu Vee, Larry Dean, Jamali Maddix, Sikisa, Glenn Moore and a very special surprise guest!

ARG is committed to making live comedy more accessible and The Friday Night Show will be live captioned by Claire Hill. For more information, visit our Access page.

Tickets just £20 / £15 concession from Shoreditch Town Hall. Weekend ticket holders get tickets to The Friday Night Show for just £12 when buying from Shoreditch Town Hall.

Jen Brister

Critically acclaimed stand up comedian and writer who has been seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Hypothetical and Sara Pascoe’s Comedians Giving Lectures on Dave.

She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits and has written and performed on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Now Show and presented for BBC 6 Music.

“No one does furious better than Brister” Guardian
“A phenomenal display of sinewy stand up” Chortle
“Her energy is explosive. Her use of space and delivery, mesmerising” Sunday Times

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Phil Wang

Released his first Netflix special, Philly Philly Wang Wang, in 2021 and has since performed stand-up on Late Night with Seth Meyers, been interviewed by chat show royalty on That’s My Time with David Letterman, and his first book Sidesplitter: How to be from Two Worlds at Once was named a Times and Sunday Times Book of the Year.

“Solid-gold gags … every routine lands with a bang.” ★★★★ Telegraph
“A comedian at the top of his game” ★★★★★ Time Out
“Stand-up dreamland” ★★★★ Guardian
“A unique and properly funny stand-up” ★★★★ Times

Photo by Matt Stronge.

Sindhu Vee

As a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, Sindhu has twice appeared on BBC’s Live At The Apollo, most recently as host, and has appeared on all of the top British comedy panel shows, including: Mock the Week, QI, Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie to You?

Sindhu played Mrs Phelps in the smash hit Netflix feature film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda, and her stand up special Sandhog is available to stream on Amazon Prime.

“She effortlessly manages to be simultaneously waspish yet instantly very likeable” Chortle

“Gleefully wicked” Sunday Times

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Larry Dean

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. As seen and heard on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, World’s Most Dangerous Roads and Shared Baggage.

★★★★★ Telegraph
★★★★★ Independent
★★★★★ Herald

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Jamali Maddix

As seen on Taskmaster, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and his critically acclaimed series Hate Thy Neighbor for Vice.

“It’s a failing of the comedy industry that there aren’t more voices like Jamali Maddix on the circuit” ★★★★ Chortle

★★★★ Sunday Times

Photo by Matt Crockett.

Sikisa

As seen and heard on Live at the Apollo, Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club and Off-Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster. Tour support for Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Catherine Cohen.

“will leave you in stitches and in awe of the incredible woman on stage” ★★★★★ Broadway World

“Uproariously hilarious” ★★★★ Scotsman

Photo by Natasha Pszenicki.

Glenn Moore

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Glenn Moore is a comedian, actor and one of the best and most prolific joke writers in the country.

Glenn is a regular face on TV, having appeared on Mock The Week (BBC2), Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2). He’s also appeared on The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4), House of Games (BBC2) and Pointless Celebrities (BBC1).

“pulls huge big laughs… you’ll still be laughing about it as you walk away” ★★★★★ Scotsman

Photo by Natasha Pszenicki.

Ania Magliano (MC)

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show 2023 nominee. She has opened for Ed Gamble, Marc Maron and Catherine Cohen, and she also writes with comedian, journalist and viral sensation Amelia Dimoldenberg on Chicken Shop Date and Amelia’s Cooking Show. Her choices on Off Menu were widely regarded as one of the worst menus of all time.

“Consistently amusing and deceptively daring” ★★★★ Times

★★★★★ Telegraph

Photo by Rebecca Need-Menear.

Tickets just £20 / £15 concession from Shoreditch Town Hall. Weekend ticket holders get tickets to The Friday Night Show for just £12 when buying from Shoreditch Town Hall.

Line-up subject to change.