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Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase

Royal Court Theatre Roe Street Start Date - 28 Oct 2022 End Date - 28 Oct 2022 19:30pm

About this Event - Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase

The Black is back! The Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase in partnership with Boisterous Theatre Co. bring the biggest names and the freshest acts from around the globe; Liverpool, Los Angeles, Lafta Republic and Oldham. Resident host Che B introduces comedy, music and specialist turns along with Black Bingo and raffle there’s even a token white act for diversity thrown in too!

23 September headliner Babatunde Aléshé

STAR OF CELEBRITY GOGGLEBOX
WINNER: BEST NEWCOMER BLACK ENTERTAINMENT COMEDY AWARDS

Babatunde Aléshé is one of the fastest rising stars in British Comedy.
He regularly performs for audiences of thousands at iconic venues such as the O2 and Hackney Empire. Babatunde’s numerous entertainment TV credits include Romesh Ranganathan’s reboot of The Weakest Link, (BBC), Guessable (Comedy Central), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Jonathan Ross Stand Up Club (ITV1), Don’t Hate the Playaz (ITV2) and Stand Up to Cancer (Channel 4).

28 October headliner Dane Baptiste

Original and provocative, Baptiste is hailed as one of the most exciting acts to break in years. The London born stand up made comedy history in 2014 as the first Black British act to be nominated for a comedy award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his debut stand up show Citizen Dane.

His extensive TV credits include Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Mock the Week (BBC Two), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Black, British and Funny (Channel 4), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC Two), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave), Hypothetical (Dave), Tonight at the London Palladium (ITV1), Live from the BBC (BBC Three). He has also hosted Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Live from the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and created, wrote and starred in his own sitcom Sunny D (BBC Three/One), which was the first black sitcom commissioned by the BBC in 20 years and is now being reformatted for US markets.

If you have any symptoms of Covid then please do not attend – just contact Box Office to arrange a new date or a refund.

Performance Information

Please note – the bar will close 15 minutes before the advertised start time.

Latecomers will not be admitted so please arrive in good time.

Please contact Box Office on0151 709 4321if you require wheelchair access. There are two wheelchair spaces available for each show.

If you want to have dinner before the show, we recommend the Courtyard Bar & Kitchen next door to the theatre.  Book a table on their website by clicking here

There are no booking fees payable (hurrah!)


Venue Location

Royal Court Theatre Roe Street

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