Stand-up fun in town

COMEDY lovers are in for a treat once more on Friday > with the arrival of three more top stand-up stars in Ipswich.Taking up the microphone at The Stage Café will be Tony Hendriks, Colin Cole and Harry Denford.

COMEDY lovers are in for a treat once more on Friday > with the arrival of three more top stand-up stars in Ipswich.

Taking up the microphone at The Stage Café will be Tony Hendriks, Colin Cole and Harry Denford.

Tony has gained a huge following with his brand of humour. Raw Comedy magazine said he gets people "convulsing with laughter" and added: "His in-your-face, Jamaican-style humour has made him a tremendous hit."

Meanwhile Colin is one of the biggest names in comedy in Australia. His is 6ft 7ins and is known for his fast and furious delivery, using material from the topical to the observational.

He has toured extensively in the US and Canada and is now focused on conquering Europe with his comedy.

Harry, who completes Friday night's line-up, is considered one of the hottest new acts on the British comedy circuit and is a regular closing headline act in the Jongleurs chain of comedy clubs.

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This week's three comedians join a host of big names who have already graced the stage at the Major's Corner venue.

Trevor Hollinsworth, a director of Ipswich-based Hollywood Leisure, which launched The Stage, said: "Our comedy nights are getting increasingly popular, so we are delighted to be putting on three more quality comics. As the region's only live entertainment restaurant and bar we are proving to be a welcome alternative for a great night out."

Booking for the comedy nights at The Stage Café is advisable. For just £16.95 a head, customers get entrance, a two-course meal, their own table for the night and the three comedy acts.

Entrance to watch the action from the bar area is free before 7.30pm, but £4 after that.

To book a table and be part of the Friday comedy night scene call The Stage Café on 01473 406110.

Weblink: www.thestage.biz

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