BEST OF ‘ULL @BONUS ARENA

A LITTLE WHILE BACK I WAS INVITED TO PHOTOGRAPH BEST OF ‘ULL AT THE NEW BONUS ARENA IN HULL.BEST OF ‘UL IS PART OF THE HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL THAT COMES AROUND NOVEMBER TIME EACH YEAR. I HAVE BEEN A FRIEND AND PHOTOGRAPHER TO THE FESTIVAL FOR FEW YEARS NOW.

 

I THOUGHT I WILL SHARE THE FUNNY BITS AND THE EXTREMELY TALENTED LOCAL COMEDIANS ALONGSIDE FAMOUS ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU.

NEVER NOT FUNNY JED SALISBURY

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EVER SO RUDE GARY JENNISON

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PRIMARK FAVORITE TOO FUNNY JACK GLEADOW

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ADELE’S VOICE KIND OF GIRL  LOUIS MILLS

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ALWAYS MENTIONS BOMB DISPOSAL STEVE RIMMER

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WIFE JOKES SUPERSTAR DAVID SMITH

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NEW TO MY COMEDY CATALOGUE&FAMOUS ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU

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P.S. ALL THE TITLES ARE SUBJECT MY OPINION

 

 

HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2017

2017 AND WHAT A YEAR FOR HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL.

THIRD YEAR RUNNING I HAD THE HONOURS TO BE THE OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND I HAD THE GREAT PLEASURE TO BE PART OF THE FUNNIEST, LOVELIEST AND BEST FESTIVAL EVER!

THIS YEAR THE FESTIVAL CELEBRATED COMEDIANS FROM FAR, LOCAL, FAMOUS, NEW ACTS AND SPREAD LAUGHTER ACROSS THE CITY IN VARIOUS VENUES.

BIG SHOUT OUT TO CREATIVE DIRECTORS – JED SALISBURY AND GARY JENNISON FOR BEING THE NICEST BOSSES, HUGS BEFORE EVERY SHOW AND NEVER THE LESS – GREAT COMEDIANS THEMSELVES. THEY WORKED SUPER HARD TO PULL THE FESTIVAL OFF AND THEY NAILED IT.

I WAS FOLLOWING THE FESTIVAL THROUGHOUT FROM THE 2 – 22 NOV AND HERE IS THE FESTIVAL IN SHORT:

THURSDAY 2nd NOVEMEBER@KARDOMAH 94

ANNA MORRIS BITCHELORS

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THE NOT SO LATE SHOW WITH ROSS AND JOSH

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE @JUBILEE CHURCH 4th NOVEMBER

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THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE COLD HARD CACHE + JIM BAYES LIGHT METAL @KARDOMAH 94 7th NOVEMBER

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THE BIG CITY OF CULTURE QUIZ OF THE YEAR @KARDOMAH 94 9th NOVEMBER

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THE KAGOOLS + JACK GLEADOW + RICH JACKSON @KARDOMAH 94 11th NOVEMBER

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POTTERVISION + RICH JACKSON IMPROVISION @JAZZ BAR 12th NOVEMBER

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BEST OF ‘ULL @HULL CITY HALL 15th NOVEMBER

JED SALISBURY
JACK GLEADOW
STEVE RIMMER
NICKY WILKINSON
LIVE NAKED IDIOTS
GARY JENNISON
THE KAGOOLS

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JAKE DONALDSON + DANIEL TRISCOTT @KARDOMAH 94 16th NOVEMBER

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FRIZ FRIZZLE + STEFF TODD @CHANCE 17th NOVEMBER

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THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE + JAMES MEEHAN   @CHANCE 18th NOVEMBER

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JEDDYBEAR’S&GARY’S PICNIC KIDS SHOW @KARDOMAH 94 19th NOVEMBER

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TENFOOTCITY MAGAZINE’S NEW COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2017 CEREMONY @THE SAILMAKERS ARMS 25th NOVEMBER

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CONGRATS TO THE WINNER – FRIZ FRIZZLE

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WHAT WAS YOUR HIGHLIGHT FROM THE HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2017?

 

 

MY CITY OF CULTURE – MY HULL – WEEK 44

HELLO.

INTERESTING, TOUGH AND FULL OF THINGS THIS WEEK.

FIRST OF ALL – BIG SHOUT OUT TO HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2017 AS THIS WEEK IT KICKED OFF WITH A BANG – ANNA MORRIS: THE BITCHELORS AND THE NOT SO LATE NIGHT SHOW WITH ROSS AND JOSH. 

+ A LITTLE PEAK IN TO A SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE @JUBILEE CHURCH

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I HAVE THE HONOURS TO BE PART OF THE FESTIVAL AND CALL MYSELF THE OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER.

SECOND – I HAD A BIT OF CULTURE AS WELL AS COMEDY:

TURNER & THE WHALE

Turner & The Whale was no photographs kind of an exhibition, but I thought I’ll let you know that I was there and one of the frames including a famous painting is stunning to look at. Cheers!

ELEPHANTS IN THE ROOM

These sculptures are there to remind of and tackle the social inequality of homelessness with The Neil Hudgell Trust and artist Laurence Vallieres.

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HULL, PORTRAIT OF A CITY: OLIVIA ARTHUR AND MARTIN PARR – HUMBER STREET GALLERY

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My third time seeing Martin Parr’s exhibition and I brought this beauty with me. I think we together played a little game of trying to recognise locations of the places, whereas on my own I only appreciate the beauty of photographs. Nice change not to be overly obsessed with Martin Parr.

Speaking of which – Martin Parr’s Colouring Book is out and there are a fantastic opportunity to send in the coloured pages and win one of his prints – signed. WOW.

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THE SIXTEEN THOUSAND – C4DI

Came back for one last shot of the whole thing and two kiddies pointing at me, because I thought they were really cute trying to find their brick in those sixteen thousand others. _Z1A1020WEEK44 b

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+ stroll round Humber Street and a little unsolved KINGSTON ART GROUP GALLERY AND BOBBY BEASLEY’S PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION WAS NOT OPEN AND NOT THERE :(

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I AM STARTING TO REALISE THAT THERE IS LESS THAN TWO MONTHS LEFT OF THIS CULTURE, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO NEXT YEAR?

PLENTY TO SEE AND DO THIS WEEK, SO SEE HOW I CAN FIT CULTURE IN THE COMEDY AND OTHER WAY ROUND.

GIGGLES LIVE PRESENTS: THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE: COLD HARD CACHE

I LIKE TO CONSIDER MYSELF AS A PROFESSIONAL COMEDY PHOTOGRAPHER – I HAVE DONE IT A LOT AND I LOVE DOING IT. IN THE HONOURS OF 10TH ANNIVERSARY HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL STARTING TOMORROW I AM GOING TO CELEBRATE HULL COMEDY SCENE THAT I CAPTURED IN JULY.

THE HEADLINERS – THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE FEATURING AMAZING AMY GLEDHILL AND THE ONE AND ONLY CHRIS CANTRILL

OTHER AMAZING ACTS OF THE NIGHT:

Dave Walker
David Bugden
Becky Hannant
Nathan Cruz
David Smith

 

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I AM SUPER EXCITED FOR THIS YEARS HULL COMEDY FESTIVAL BECAUSE THE LINE UP IS ACE. FROM THE KAGOOLS, JACK GLEADOW TO LOCAL STARS LIKE JED SALISBURY, GARY JENNISON [THEM TWO ARE THE BEST FESTIVAL ORGANISERS AND ALL THE HARD WORK IS THEIRS] AND FAMOUSE’S LIKE ANNA MORRIS BITCHELORS, THE NOT SO LATE NIGHT SHOW WITH ROSS AND JOSH, GREG DAVIES AND SO ON….