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Chelsea Birkby and Jamie D'Souza: Good Girls


Chelsea Birkby and Jamie D'Souza: Good Girls

The City Cafe

19 Blair Street
Nineties: AUG 3-13 at 21:55 (60 min) - Pay What You Can Tickets - from £5

Chelsea Birkby and Jamie D'Souza: Good Girls

Jamie (“constantly amusing” ✭✭✭✭ One4Review) and Chelsea (“a real star” ✭✭✭✭.5 The Sunday Post) follow up on Bad Boys with their new split-bill of stand-up: Good Girls.( BBC, Comedy Central, writers Mock the Week, Times best jokes of the fringe x2)

Jamie’s stand up has been described as a mix of short stories and one liners, delivered with an instant likability and an understated confidence. Covering a range of topics including veganism, his mixed race heritage and coming to terms with entering adulthood.

He has reached the finals of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? and The Musical Comedy Awards, as well as being shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award. Jamie was also the runner up at Hastings Fringe New Comedian Of The Year.

Chelsea has established herself as a unique voice in comedy, serious and silly, covering heavier topics with a lightness of touch. She has performed internationally. Last year she brought her highly-acclaimed award-winning and award-nominated show to the Edinburgh fringe.Tour support for Helen Bauer and Fern Brady.

“A highly effective way of delivering gag after wry gag, producing a tight and funny set. One of my favourites on the night” - Steve Bennett, Chortle

“Considerable promise... Very original material” - Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

“I guarantee anybody at the Fringe will enjoy ****” - Mumble Comedy

“The show was stolen by Jamie, who was effortlessly funny and sailed through his set” - London Theatre Direct

“Jamie is quick-witted and can easily think on his feet. His deadpan and nostalgic humour is incredibly intelligent and something his audience will always relate too” - Medium.com

“Calm confidence belies his years. His unruffled delivery is appealing, and his set amusing ****” - Broadway Baby

“You cannot help but really like her” 4.5 stars The Phoenix Remix

“Packed with gags at a great hit rate, even in the more serious moments, this is an assured debut from a performer who is surely destined for the top…A real star in the making” 4.5 stars Sunday Post

“There’s a sharp mind behind the sweet exterior. As her writing credits on Mock the Week suggest, she knows how to craft a well-made one-liner”, “Birkby wins the audience’s affection so thoroughly” 4 stars Telegraph

“A hugely promising and already accomplished stand-up, surely destined for greater things” 4 stars The Scotsman

“Sharply serious – but still somehow silly” 4 stars Fest

“Chelsea’s a natural and delivered a show that you’d expect for someone who has been playing Edinburgh for years.” 4 stars RGM

“Both naughty and nice” “Has the feel of a conversation with friends” 4 stars Ed Fringe Review

“Her new comedic style has been established as a sort of polite rock star. It’s certainly unusual, but it’s hilarious.” 4 stars Entertainment Now

“Peppered with good gags and a wide spectrum of pop-culture references, Birkby is a winsome and funny stage presence.” 4 stars Three Weeks

“One to watch” Funny Women

“Chelsea Birkby is funny, so funny, without hiding her intelligence” Laura Lexx

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