Book your Christmas party now with The Laughter Factory
Why not celebrate the holiday season with some sensational stand-up?
It’s nearly that time of year again – but before you strike another year off the calendar there’s one last chance for a good chuckle at The Laughter Factory. To make sure the holiday season goes off with a bang, we’ve put together a special package for group bookings in December. Combining food, drink and laughs, our festive evening brunch packages are ideal for groups of old friends and office parties alike. See below for full details of the deal.
Meanwhile, the bill we’ve put together for December is something else – starring an Englishman, an Irishman, and a Canadian woman.
Headlining our biggest line-up this year, will be Canadian powerhouse, Dana Alexander. Refreshing and fearless, Dana Alexander will debut The Laughter Factory and close the 2017 comedy scene, in the best possible way.
Coming up next and after having shared the stage with Bill Burr, Dylan Moran and David O’ Doherty, along with storming the Irish festival scene; Chris Kent is effortlessly original and a truly natural born comedian.
Finally, with a list of TV credits, including: Live at Apollo (BBC1), Channel 4’s Alternative Election (C4), 8 out of 10 Cats (C4), The Sarah Millican Television Programme (BBC2), A League of their Own (Sky1), Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2), Xmas Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Geoff Norcott is described by “SUNDAY TIMES’ as a ‘Leading light…. that challenges every preconception’
Steering an original path through the predictable left wing world of stand up comedy. Whatever your politics, Norcott is a much needed breathe of fresh air.
Where and when.
December 6th Wednesday – Park Rotana Abu Dhabi 8PM
December 7th Thursday – Grand Millennium TECOM 9PM
December 8th Friday – Courtyard Marriott 7PM (early show)
December 8th Friday – Moevenpick JBR 9PM (late show)
Christmas party details
Bookings are now open for our special festive party packages, which take place at a choice of two venues depending on your culinary preferences:
Belgian Beer Café, 3 course meal and 2 drinks AED 165 Thursday December 7th.
Toshi, the excellent Asian restaurant at Grand Millennium TECOM (Barsha Heights), on Thursday December 7.
The Talk, the signature international eatery at Movenpick JBR, on Friday December 8.
At both venues you and your guests can sit down to a five-star buffet, with all the trimmings and free-flowing beverages, from 7pm, before the show starts at 9pm.
Packages including show ticket start from Dh280 with soft drinks (or Dh320 with house beverages, including hops, grape and short drinks) – tickets to the show (normally Dh140).
Inclusive drinks packages are also available during the show – call 050 8786728 for details.
Meet the comics.
After rave reviews and several nominations including “Best Comic” and “Best International Act” from Chortle and Black Comedy Awards.
It was not long before she began working in television on BBC programs like Russell Howard’s Good News and Edinburgh Comedy Fest in 2012 and featured on The Culture Show in 2013 for BBC 2.
Her comedic style has been described as ‘smart, irreverent and revolutionary’. Currently one of Britain and Canada’s hottest emerging young comedians, Dana quickly became a regular fixture on the Canadian Comedy circuit, resulting recently in her own half hour comedy special on the country’s number one Stand-up show Comedy Now and Top 10 Comedians 3 years running by NOW MAGAZINE. Dana draws her material from raw life experience with an original and hilarious outlook.
Voted within the Top Five Irish Comedians (Hot Press Magazine 2013), having shared the stage with Bill Burr, Dylan Moran and David O’ Doherty, along with storming the Irish festival scene; Kent is effortlessly original-a truly natural born comedian.
As seen on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central.
***** ‘Original, hilarious material, among the best acts I’ve seen’ (The Mirror)
‘Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy’ (The List)
‘Carefree, comedic bulls-eye’ (The Dubliner Magazine)
‘Truly gifted story teller‘ (Chortle)
A comedy natural’ – Beyond The Joke
‘Massive potential and already frighteningly accomplished’ – The British Comedy Guide
Biog: ‘With his distinctive dry, laconic style of storytelling, Chris is one of the most exciting and original talents to emerge on the Irish comedy scene in recent years.’
Making his return to the Middle East, Chris Kent is quickly garnering a name for himself on the UK circuit. Voted within the Top Five Irish Comedians (Hot Press, 2013), along with storming the Irish and UK festival scenes; Kent is effortlessly original – a truly natural born comedian. As seen on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central.
‘Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy’ List
‘Carefree, comedic bulls-eye’ Dubliner Magazine
‘Among the best acts I’ve seen’ ***** The Mirror
Let me know if you need anything else,
Geoff Norcott’s career has been snowballing since a successful Edinburgh in 2016 with ‘Conswervative’.
The show has since gone on a national tour and Geoff has had a flurry of TV appearances, including Question Time (BBC1), The Mash Report (BBC2), Edinburgh Nights (BBC2), Comedy Bigmouths (C5), The Now Show (Radio 4) and a correspondents role in the pilot for The Mash Report which has since been commissioned by the BBC.
Being a rare stand-up who leans to the right, Geoff has also found himself in demand as a social commentator on shows like Daily Politics (BBC1), All Out Politics (Sky News) and Victoria Derbyshire (BBC2).
In this capacity he’s also been popping up on radio, discussing comedy and politics on Loose Ends (R4), Today (R4) and Good Week, Bad Week (5Live).
His satirical comment has also found it’s way into national publications with articles appearing in The Sunday Telegraph, Independent and The New Statesman.
Geoff remains in high demand as a writer with an impressive Fake News (C4) Katherine Ryan in Ireland (Sky Arts), 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4).
Geoff has also been amongst the awards with a nomination for Best New Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival and an Operational Services Medal for five front-line tours entertaining the troops in Afghanistan.
‘An Absolute tonic’ TELEGRAPH
‘A Right Laugh’ GUARDIAN
Find out more
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thelaughterfactory
And Twitter: @LaughterFactory
Gail Clough (co-founder)
+97150 100 3074