All star lineup for show at Labour Party Conference in September
8 years ago
Following a successful tour, #JC4PM is arriving at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool for two dates (25 and 26 September) at St George’s Hall Concert Room with some of the most talented comedians, musicians and poets in the country.
The #JC4PM tour evolved from a successful ‘Jeremy Corbyn Night’ in London that saw over 1,000 people turn out to see a mix of performers and speakers showing support for Labour’s leader. The subsequent tour has seen thousands more people turn out in Bristol, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Croydon, Bournemouth, Sheffield, Cambridge and Manchester.
The two dates in Liverpool feature:
- Jeremy Hardy, comedian (former ‘Perrier Award’ winner), TV panellist (‘QI’, ‘Mock the Week’)
- Francesca Martinez, comedian (‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’), actress (‘Extras’), author (‘What the **** is Normal?’), radio panelist (‘The News Quiz’)
- Grace Petrie, singer/songwriter (described by the Guardian as “a powerful new songwriting voice”).
- Sara Pascoe, comedian (‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Stand up for the Week’), actress (‘The Thick of It’, ‘Twenty Twelve’), TV panellist (‘QI’, ‘Have I Got News for You’, ‘Mock the Week’, ‘Alan Davies: as yet Untitled’, ‘Room 101’)
- Rufus Hound, comedian (‘Argumental’), actor (‘One Man, Two Guvnors’, ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’), TV and radio panellist (‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’, ‘Celebrity Juice’, ‘Countdown’, ‘Loose Women’, ‘Just a Minute’)
- Attila the Stockbroker, punk poet who was launched into public consciousness by legendary Radio One DJ John Peel in 1982/83, and he has spent 35 years touring the world, performing well over 3,000 gigs in 24 countries and releasing 40 LPs/EPs/CDs and seven books of poetry.Patrick Monahan, comedian (winner of ITV’s ‘Show me the Funny’, winner of ‘Stand up for Labour’ Act of the Year
- Steve Gribbin, comedian, veteran of Red Wedge, ‘Saturday Night Live’.
- Matt Abbott, poet, singer (Skint and Demoralised)
- The Farm, Liverpool band (‘All Together Now’, ‘Groovy Train’, ‘Don’t You Want Me’)
- She Drew The Gun, Liverpool band fronted by Louise Roach (highly acclaimed debut album ‘Memories of the Future’)
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP, who will be speaking at the 25 September event said: ‘#JC4PM is a fantastic way to put the social in Socialism. I thoroughly enjoyed the show in Bournemouth where nearly 3,000 people were entertained and inspired by great music, poetry, comedy and speeches.’
The first 25 tickets for each of the #JC4PM dates will be available for only £5 (plus booking fee). After that, tickets cost £20/£10 (concessions).
Tickets are available at: https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk/online/jc4pm