standup comedian

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a comedian who uses gags


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"I'm very proud that I'm doing a stand-up comedy show in Korean," said Yoo in a recent press conference prior to his standup comedy show "B's Joke," which took place for three days from Friday.
Now the Geordie is capitalising on his success by pursuing his original dream of stand-up comedy - a dream he says he must be close to London's West End Theatreland to realise.
A graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama and Royal National Theatre, Catherine spent a year with the Royal Shakespeare Company before turning her hand to stand-up comedy.
That nightmarish sweaty-palmed humiliation is nothing compared with trying stand-up comedy for the first time.
Recently, Ajaye, who divides his time between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, published Comic Insights: The Art of Stand-Up Comedy (Silman-James Press, September 2002).
JONGLEURS is a new phenomenon in the world of stand-up comedy - a chain of corporately managed venues run along the lines of TGI Fridays.
The recently-opened Glasgow branch has been doing well and attracting big names, but nonetheless stand-up comedy and corporate values make strange bedfellows.
| CARDIFF BAY: The Glee Club (0871 472 0400), The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy. Carl Donnelly, plus Charlie Baker, Jimmy McGhie and Tanyalee Davis.
The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges form the Daily Post and St David's Hospice He said: "Stand-up comedy is one of the hardest - but most sought after - roles in the entertainment business and opportunities like this don't come along every day.
Having set its foot in Mumbai in 2010, the club has played a crucial part in promoting stand-up comedy across the Indian sub-continent.
"I have been watching stand-up comedy since college.
Although he adds that he will be presenting, "an evening of moderately amusing stand-up comedy in order to gain some meaningful television exposure."
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Adam Sandler has pledged that he would never perform stand-up comedy again, after he played a comic in new movie 'Funny People'.he actor began his career at comedy clubs while studying at New York University and was eventually spotted by a talent scout, before being hired as a writer on hit U.S.
This Christmas he notched up the second highest sales for a live stand-up comedy DVD and his family-friendly style - along with his northern accent - have led to the comparisons with Kay.