Comedy at The Civic Presented by Comedy Bay
Comedy comes to The Civic - Holmfirth !
Join TVs Danny Posthill (Britains Got Talent - Finalist) and 3 Top Comedians for an amazing night of Comedy!
Your acts at The Civic for the evening...
“Lol” – Gary Barlow
“What a talented comedian” – Tim Vine
“It was brilliantly funny! It’s always nice to see impressionists do people that other people don’t do” – David Walliams
“What you do is so difficult and you made it look so easy.” – Alesha Dixon
“It was effortless!” – Amanda Holden
“I think you got a great reaction because the act was great, you’re funny. You’re good… I like you” – Simon Cowell
“Loved your performance” – Ainsley Harriott
“Brilliant spot, very pro, great impressions, loved it !Big Fan!” – Bobby Davro
Danny Posthill is a comedy Impressionist, and his versatile act caters for all walks of life with unbeatable stand up and a string of impressions, such as Alan Carr, Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican and President Donald Trump, alongside all the other topical political characters of today.
Danny has performed all over the world, working around the Mediterranean and South America, plus taking his ‘Donald Trump act’ far and wide, performing at events from London to Singapore.
His Tv Credentials include ‘Pointless Celebrities’, where he appeared alongside fellow impressionists Alistair McGowan, Rory Bremner and Jon Culshaw. He also starred as “Donald Trump” in a spoof rap battle against “Hilary Clinton” for sky news.
Finally, not forgetting Danny’s outstanding performance on Britain’s got Talent, during 2015, where he reached the Grand Final. Danny is regular headline act at Comedy clubs across the UK, and has most recently taken his own one man show “That Bloke Who Does Voices” to The Edinburgh Fringe.
‘One of the funniest comedians out there’ – Jason Manford
Phil’s act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places, from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta-cabin on mount Alice in the Falkland Islands, basically he’ll go anywhere for a laugh!
Ever since being voted City Life Comedian of the year at the famous comedy store in Manchester, Phil has been in demand as a headline act at most of the leading comedy clubs throughout the country as well as major cruise lines and hotels internationally.
He made his debut at the Edinburgh festival in 2012 where he received four-star critical acclaim for his one-hour show "Is this it? Phil is proud to have entertained over 4000 troops on two tours of war-torn Afghanistan as part of the CSE shows. His other tours include, The Falkland Islands, Kosovo, Kuwait, Bosnia & Germany, appearing with fellow comics as well as megastars including eighties icons Tony Hadley & Bucks Fizz!
Television credits to date include, Talking telephone numbers - ITV1 (three series), Live at Jongleurs - Paramount, The Big Stage - Ch 5, Today with Des & Mel - ITV1 (three series).
2022 has seen Phil be opening act for legendary music icon Frankie Valli as part of his UK tour and also as support act for comedy superstar Jason Manford on his "Like me" tour.
His great act, along with his warm personality & charm have made Phil one of the most sought-after entertainers around today.
City Life comedian of the year 2002/03
Wilkinson Sword Cutting Edge of comedy regional winner & finalist Edinburgh festival 2002.
"If you look in your local comedy club listings and ever see Phil Walker listed, get a ticket. One of the funniest acts out there." - Jason Manford.
"Phil Walker radiates an infectious, cheeky energy. He is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction, employing Usain-quick wit, He keeps running jokes alive with perfect timing." - Three Weeks Edinburgh ****
"His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!" - Chortle.
Aaron Wood is a comedian from Greater Manchester and has hit the ground running since starting out. Tour support for Tom Stade, Carl Hutchinson, Danny McLoughlin, Eshaan Akbar, Ignacio Lopez, Hayley Ellis and a runner up in the Chester New Comedian Of The Year competition he is progressing at a rapid rate.
Host of the Spread Negativity podcast with over 30 million views online, he’s described as ‘talent way beyond his time on the circuit’ for his ability to combine natural stage presence with original, relatable material.
His laid back, affable nature has helped him become a very exciting act with a bright future.
‘Absolutely brilliant’ - Tim Vine
‘A very big future in this business’ - Tom Stade
Kieran Lawless is an Irish comedian now based in Manchester. He has worked in comedy clubs across Ireland, the UK & Europe including supporting Patrick Kielty in Dublin's Olympia Theatre.
Well respected in his native Ireland, his television credits include; New Comedy Awards (RTE), The Takeover (RTE), and RED TV (RTE).
"Exceedingly entertaining, highly energised and side splittingly funny" - northwestend.co.uk
“Lawless’ ability to move seamlessly from joke to joke, story to story kept the crowd entertained and engaged throughout” - The Comedy Scoop
Suitable for ages 18+. Acts may use strong language and explore mature themes. Line-ups subject to change without notice.
Created, promoted and produced by Comedy Bay.
Acts subject to change. Fully seated. Doors open 7pm, bar and refreshments available.