The Funny Side’s Saturday night comedy show in South West London features some of the very best UK and international stand-up comedians on the circuit. The Funny Side began in 2006 and has established an excellent reputation as a hilarious boutique comedy night – don’t miss great acts in a great venue. Enjoy great comedy in our intimate theatre space – perfect for comedy!
Headlined by Robert White and featuring sets from Julian Deane, Sachin Kumarendran, Kate-Lois Elliott and compered by Gareth Kane. Read more about the performers below:
Runner-up in Britain’s Got Talent 2018, Robert goes from strength to strength, securing a dedicated following of fans, and his live act simply goes to places TV cannot reach!
“Souped-up risqué keyboard-based songs, waspish asides…from a hyperactive man-child… Superb” Telegraph
“Just one of the funniest performers I’ve ever seen, I’ve never laughed like that!” David Walliams
Julian has been wowing audiences across the country with his genius punch lines and perfected deadpan delivery. His original and hilarious routines have earned him recognition and praise from audiences as well as prominent figures in the comedy industry. Furthermore, he has proved his talent by winning some of the most prestigious comedy competitions in the country.
“Deliciously twisted… a stream of seriously good gags… quick, sharply written and endlessly repeatable lines” The Guardian
“It’s just a matter of time before Julian Deane gets a boost up the comedy rankings… His trick is to make you think you’re watching standard stand-up fare, then twisting expectations with sharp, original punchlines” The Independent
Sachin Kumarendran was a paid comedy writer for one of the main parties during the 2017 General Election campaign. He regularly performs weekends for some of the UK’s biggest comedy clubs and was a Finalist in Manford’s New Act of the Year 2019, and the Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year 2021, and was shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award 2021.
“Sachin Kumarendran is low-status and sarcastic and there’s a lot to enjoy in his downbeat tales”, Steve Bennett, Chortle
Funny Women Content Creator Awards 2021 Nominee, Kate has been rising fast on the comedy scene with her self-deprecating millennial meltdowns. She is an award-winning comedian, actor, writer and singer, who has performed in London’s Westend and regional and appeared in TV shows on the BBC and Netflix.
GARETH KANE (COMPERE)
Gareth is the resident compere The Funny Side and is one of the most experienced hosts on the comedy circuit. He is also an accomplished actor and writer/performer with sketch group Harvey Garvey & the Kane who recently garnered 5-star reviews at the Edinburgh festival. Also a physical trainer and boxer, at 6’4″ Gareth Kane is a man big on physique and big on talent.
Please note that line-ups may occasionally be subject to change.