Ha hA Hassocks – 10 June 2016

Season Finale

� HA HA Hassocks @ The Hassocks… In Hassocks
� Top UK headline comedians
� Hassocks Hotel Basket meals available
� Fully licensed bar

The stand-up extravaganza continues in the Hassocks Hotel Functions Rooms  –

This month we welcome back ……….Local comedy genius Stephen Grant



MC Stephen Grant – fresh from his all conquering Nordic tour(ette) Stephen fjords his way back to what will be a sunny Hassocks and a fitting season finale.

sparkling and shimmering darling, just sparkling and shimmering

Stephen will have a lot of fun introducing us to….


Chris MartinMartin began his comedy career in 2005. After reaching the finals of both Chortle StudeChris Martinnt Comedian of the Year and Amused Moose Laugh off competitions Martin went on to appear in a series of pedigree multi-bill Edinburgh shows, including AAA at The Pleasance Courtyard. In 2011, Martin debuted his solo show “Chris Martin. No. Not That One” [1] which sold out its entire run and received a string of 4* reviews. TV credits include – Alan Davies ‘as yet untitled’ and ITV’s horrible science, and National tours with Milton Jones, Zoe Lyons and Al Pitcher

George Lewis…Described as ‘An expert craftsman’- (Steve Bennett, Chortle) Lewis followed in the footsteps of of Jack Whitehall and Sarah Millican to win the Amused Moose Laugh Off at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. With his ‘intuitive subversive humour… geeky self-assurance’ (Arts Award Voice) and ‘the sheer inventive strength of his writing'(Chortle) George has also won the Nando’s New Comedian of the Year Award, The Brighton Festival New Act of the Year Award, the Comedy Cafe New Act night and the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of the Year.and has appeared on BBC Radio 4, supported Romesh Ranganathan on tour, and is now a regular at comedy clubs up and down the country.

Image result for pics clarence frankClarence Frank…A rising star of droll self deprecation, his shelf staking skills underutilised and und never fully appreciated (never making ASDA employee of the month), Frank is becoming defined by his comedic accomplishments. Winner x2 Comedy Store King Kong – Winner x5 Frog & Bucket Gong Winner TenFeetTall Gong Show – Finalist Manchester World Series.Performed at Edinburgh ’13 – Gilded Balloon / SoYouThinkYou’reFunny? Fires off killer lines and put downs (mainly about himself) throughout his act to leave you feeling almost concerned, but just for a moment.


Paul McCaffreyPaul McCafferyStar of BBC 3’s Impractical Jokers, Paul McCaffrey is an exciting, established comedian who regularly performs at top level circuit gigs both in the UK and abroad. With various TV and Radio credits under his belt, including That Sunday Night Show (ITV) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC 3). Paul loves a good moan, but his charm and charisma matched with his natural born ability to be funny secure his place as one of the top circuit comedians in the World. “A brilliantly entertaining hour full of laughs, beautifully delivered by an act who should be destined to headline the main stage” Chortle. “He has charm, charisma and success written all over him” Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard. “Likeable, animated and fluid with a first rate sense of timing.

Material may not be suitable for younger audiences (Under 18’s with parental approval only).

ROAR – right of admission refusal.

Acts can be subject to change.

Tickets ordered online are subject to a booking fee.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?email: chris@thepurplecarrot.org,

or come into the purple carrot, 4 Stanford Terrace, Hassocks