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Comedy Show at the Old Court Room
Comedy Show at the Old Court Room

Comedy Show at the Old Court Room

Join us at the Old Court Room above the Flying Horse Hotel for a night of great comedy brought to you by Ace Lips Events! Guests also get 10% of their food bill in the pub before the show. Doors open at 7.30pm and the show starts at 8.15pm.

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30 Jun 2023, 20:15

Rochdale, 37 Packer St, Rochdale OL16 1NJ, UK

About the Event

MC is Graeme Rayner

Graeme started performing live comedy in November 2018. He sent a video of his first performance to David Baddiel, who said "If that's your first ever gig, you've got a future Graeme. I was going to say great future, but let's not be premature. Made me laugh out loud."

Since then Graeme has been performing at various venues around the country, and is steadily building a reputation, his progress slowed down only by a global pandemic. 

He has shared a stage with well know comedians like Tez Ilyas, Alun Cochrane, Archie Kelly, Meryl O'Rourke, Scott Bennett and more. 

"Graeme's talent as a raconteur instils the audience with confidence. The laughs come thick and fast" - Lancashire Post

"Graeme has the stage craft and poise of a true pro. Excellent comic timing and quick on his feet. How he isn't a regular at every big club in the country is unfathomable" - Barnsley Comedy Shop

"One of the best MCs around, second only to Jonathan Mayor" - Leeds Laughter Lounge

“Made me laugh out loud." - David Baddiel

"Very good at smut. Very relatable" - Meryl O'Rourke 

"Bloody hilarious" - Simon Brodkin

 "Lovely job. So hot the fire alarms went off" - Jon Richardson

“Got the audience primed for a great night, facilitated a wonderful evening for both acts and punters" - Jack Carroll

Rayner's closing routine was rock solid and hit a high

Notts Comedy Review

Russell Arathoon

Russel’s first gig was at the notorious King Gong at the Manchester Comedy Store. He went on to win it and then followed it up later that year with a semi final appearance in the Manchester Comedian Of The Year Competition.

Now residing in London, Russell is regularly popping up at prestigious clubs such as Top Secret & Up The Creek, as well as sharing the stage with acts such as Joe Lycett, Sean Walsh and even the chatty man himself Alan Carr.

In 2018 Russell made his Edinburgh Fringe debut with his critically acclaimed show ‘The Curious Incidents Of The Gay In The Night Time’. Since then Russell has gone on to perform at festivals all over the country including Leicester, Nottingham, Manchester & Brighton. He even appeared on the Glee Cardiff Pride Stage alongside Robert White in 2019.

Russell is a likeable act who the audience instantly warm to. With his sharp and cheeky material Russell is a perfect act for any live audience.

Melina Fiol - “Melina is one of the fastest rising new acts emerging from the North West comedy scene today. This is no surprise as her sharp wit, confident delivery and relatable self awareness has been disarming audiences across the country.” 

“Beyond hilarious” - Funny How? Comedy

Jonny Brook the award winning Sit down, Stand Up !

Jonny, The happy face of dark humour who started bring laughter to Yorkshire before sharing his talent further afield

Brook is dry. Incredibly dry. You listen intently, and you’re never ready for the punchline. You can’t tell when it’s coming because of his delivery, but when it arrives it’s consistently a killer line. Every single time.

Crucial topics that he covers include love and poetry, a comparison to him and Lady Gaga, his parents’ divorce and sharing stories about living with legs that hate him.

Yorkshire comedy Awards - Breakthrough Act winner 2022

The style of Jonny Brook absolutely makes his act


Jules O’Brian

Jules performs around the country, telling anyone who will listen about ageing disgracefully, body hang-ups, parenting, and dating. This former teacher’s relaxed, chatty style, crowd interaction and warmth, all served with a sardonic wit, make her a natural crowd pleaser.

“Funny as f***” - MamaLife Magazine

Ignacio Lopez returns to Rochdale

Ignacio Lopez is an international Comedian who has been wowing audiences with his individual style and high gag-rate since 2010.

A crazy mixture of Welsh & Spanish Ignacio has become one of the most unique voices on the UK circuit. A frequent headliner and MC in top comedy clubs all over the UK.

During the pandemic Ignacio focused on putting more comedy content online, streaming live comedy events, running a weekly quiz, teaching people how to make Sangría, sitting on his sofa for 18 hours a day and occasionally crying in the bath.

At last count (probably this morning) Ignacio's videos have received over 20 Million views in total across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. TikTok will not remove videos of Ignacio that other people have stolen and posted themselves

Ignacio has provided tour support for Tom Stade and performed all over the globe including Spain, Germany, Norway, Greece, Turkey & Malta and has also racked up an impressive six solo hour shows

“HILARIOUS” - The Scotsman





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