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Africa Centre Comedy on Sundays: The best in African & Caribbean Comedy from the UK & beyond
Originally from Canada, where she is the hottest new emerging black comedienne standing her ground in a predominantly male industry, Dana Alexander has taken the British comedy circuit by storm. This year, she was a refreshing addition to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has been described as “smart, irreverent and revolutionary”. Dana draws her material from raw life experience with an original and hilarious outlook.
Comments: “In an industry dominated by men, Dana Alexander holds her own as the only black female professionally performing stand-up comedy in Canada” SWAY MAGAZINE (Canada).
Jason Patterson started out in comedy in 2006 and since then he’s performed at comedy clubs all over the UK. With the confidence and stage presence of a seasoned pro this versatile comedian is definitely one to watch out for.
Competitions: Comedy Store Gong Show Winner – Comedy Cafe New Act Competition x 3 Winner – Nominated Best Newcomer @ The Black Entertainment Comedy Awards 2008.
After first making an appearance on he comedy circuit in 2006/06, Dane completed a course in Comedy, and made a dedicated return to stand-up comedy in 2010. Since then he has catapulted to an impressive position on the open mic circuit. “Engaging, smart and with many a sharp line. This chap is going places”, Tyrone Atkins, Promoter, Comedy Heat
Josephine Lacey first came onto the London comedy circuit in October 2008. Drawing on her Jamaican-Irish heritage and life experiences she delivers her material with an honest humour and a natural raw energy. She performed in a shared show at The Edinburgh Fringe 2010 where she made a huge impact on audience and promoters with her very funny self.
Comments: ‘Josephine… leaves the audience loving her and wanting more’ – Nigel Rushby, TNT Comedy.
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