Standing up for the Samaritans

The Samaritans of Brighton, Hove and District are the beneficiaries of the latest Charity Chuckle, featuring comedians Phil Jerrod, Stephen Carlin, Phil Lucas, Elliot Steel, Jake Howie and MC Julie Jepson.

Stand Up for the Samaritans is on Tuesday, April 14, at 8pm at Komedia.

Spokeswomen Kerry Herbert said: “It’s another unmissable line-up. Headliner and Brighton local Phil Jerrod has just won Best Festival Debut of 2015 at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival and was in the top five for Chortle’s Best Newcomer.

“Such is the buzz about his highly-original stream-of-consciousness style and his debut show Neanderthal that he’s been snapped up by comedy king-maker Off the Kerb. He is sure to be all over our TV screens very soon. If you haven’t seen him yet, here’s your chance to check him out live.

“In support, also with a longer set, is Scottish comedian Stephen Carlin. One of Charity Chuckle’s favourites he appeared in the Alternative Comedy Experience and Stewart Lee Presents The Ten Best Stand-ups in the World Ever.

“Phil Lucas is best known in Brighton for his fake planning notices, his ‘where to sit on the beach’ map and his recent joke application to go on The Apprentice, that was accepted. Look out for his new batch of postcards in various Brighton newsagents.

“Elliot Steel was in the final of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Award 2014, aged just 17.

“Following impressive performances and wowing audiences at The Latitude, V and Reading festivals, Elliot Steel is the new must-see comic name to watch out for in 2015.

“Jake Howie provides a fun and frisky look at the culture of today’s world. Vibrant and engaging.”

Tickets £10 or £5 concessions from the Komedia box office.