31 Oct, 2015 | comedy course, competition, graduate, news

Seann Walsh Booms while Yuriko Kotani Squawks...

Jill and Seann Walsh backstage at Comic Boom

There was no better way to end a very exciting October than to be working with my fantastic comedy course graduate Seann Walsh again. He returned home to be my secret special guest MC at Comic Boom at Komedia, Brighton. It was a tremendous Boom! And I'm sending out a big Boom thank you to those lovely folk at the Argus for their lovely four star review: 

"Comic Boom has earned a reputation that fills all the seats in Komedia's basement every final Thursday of the month.This month’s edition reaffirmed the event’s commitment to quality comedy...read full review...

Brighton Comedy Festival's "Squawker Award" competition ended with a terrific Final at Komedia. The fast-rising Yuriko Kotani won. Part of her prize was to play "Best of the Fest" in the Dome Concert Hall at the Brighton Dome. Yuriko was a bit rubbish at eating sweets backstage but onstage she stormed in front of an audience of over 900. She is definitely one to watch.

Yuriko Kotani

Yuriko Kotani backstage at the Brighton Dome