Derives humor from a persona invented by the performer(s); often from stereotypes
The Grandees are a sketch-comedy troupe from London, comprising Marny Godden, Tom Turner and Andrew Mudie.
Pippa first made a splash on the comedy scene with an incredibly successful Edinburgh Fringe Festival where her debut solo show, Pippa Evans and Other Lonely People, was nominated for the if.comedy Best Newcomer Award 2008. The show, in which Pippa played a number of different characters, was a hit with audiences and critics alike, with The Scotsman praising her “searing talent as a comic writer, actor and versatile singer” and The Independent citing Pippa as “probably one of the most talented performers at Edinburgh this year.”
The Real MacGuffins are a London based sketch comedy group. Formed in 2008 they are: Dan March, Jim Millard and Matt Sheahan. The Real MacGuffins have established themselves as one of the top sketch groups on the circuit and have performed their unique brand of sketch comedy across the UK as well as supporting comedians including Stewart Lee, Dave Gorman and Perrier Award Winners Tim Vine, Phil Nichol, Adam Riches (2011) and Doctor Brown (2012).
“Brilliantly well-crafted” **** CHORTLE