Thursday 17th May

Bear Jokes presents the sixth event in its preview season with acclaimed musical comedian Rob Broderick plus a special selection of London's funniest new acts in the first half.

Abandoman perform extensively in both the UK and abroad. They have sold out runs at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and this year will perform in Hong Kong, America, and numerous destinations in Europe. Their 2014 show, “Hot Desk” sold out two years in a row to a capacity audience at one of the Edinburgh Festival’s largest venues, and has since toured all over the world. Their 2016 show “Life + Rhymes” sold a landmark 10,000 tickets at the Edinburgh Festival and received numerous 5* reviews.

They have appeared as the house band on Alan Carr’s Happy Hour (C4), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4), The Al Porter Show (RTE), The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTE), BBC3′s Live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, BBC2′s The Stephen K Amos Show, on Sky Arts as part of their Latitude coverage and many radio shows, including BBC Radio 1′s Fun And Filth Cabaret, alongside Paloma Faith and Nick Grimshaw.

Rob Broderick's 2017 solo show, "The Musical In My Mind", continued the trend of great reviews and sold out venues.

Support comes from Ali Woods, Daniel Muggleton, Lorna Shaw and Peter Merrett. Andy Quirk MCs.

Buy a ticket in advance to reserve a seat at this popular showcase for £5. >>>