MC Phil Dinsdale
Jeff Innocent is a popular and experienced stand up comedian and actor of near legendary status. His unique appeal lies in the contrast between his East End ‘Geezer’ appearance and demeanour, and his educated, philosophical delivery and subject matter. Inspiring the guardian to describe him as a comedian with, ‘The body of a nightclub bouncer and the brains of a university boffin’.
As a writer he has contributed to a number of publications and websites such The Independent, The Ecologist and London Is Funny, on a wide range of topics including environmental issues, history and music. He also lectures on stand up comedy at The London Comedy School.
Born in East London during the mid 1950’s, Jeff Innocent grew up in a family whose entrepreneurial activities were not always considered acceptable by the police. He avoided going into the family business by taking a keen interest in youth theatre and Jamaican music.
We are also featuring top stand up from Nico Yearwood. Originally from the tropical island of Barbados, Nico has been setting the London comedy circuit alight with his unique blend of Caribbean flavoured comedy. Whether he is delivering hilarious stories about growing up in Barbados or his new life in London, his laid back style and charm immediately win audiences over and leave them wanting more. He is always a crowd favourite.
PRE COMEDY NOSH AND DRINKS
From 6.00pm until 7.15 the Apollo Hotel are offering HAPPY HOUR AND A QUARTER! That’s 50% off all drinks – Hoorah!
and… *fanfare* There’s even a £10 Curry Club. What do you get for that?
A choice of 3 curries – served with Pilau Rice, Naan Bread and a small beer or glass of wine. The Apollo are getting into the spirit of comedy with the following curries –
The mild one (Kenny Everett) ‘It’s all in the best possible taste.’
The hot one (Del Boy) ‘Lovely jubbly’
The hotter one (Catherine Tate) ‘How very dare you!’
There will always be a vegetarian option too. If you’re a Curry Dodger (hard to resist a poppadom though, isn’t it?) just choose something from the main menu at usual prices.
April’s Curry Club was fuller than a plumber’s tool bag, so it’s best to book. Contact The Apollo on 01256 796700.