Come and join the party and support Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign to become Leader of the Labour Party.
Taking place in the heart of the West End (two minutes walk from Covent Garden station and five minutes from Leicester Square), the night features some of the best political comedians on the circuit, as well as poetry and guest speakers.
Food is provided from 6pm until 7:30pm and there will also be plenty of opportunity to catch up with friends and meet Jeremy himself during intervals.
The venue has disabled access and is disabled friendly.
All money raised goes to Jeremy’s campaign.
Steve Gribbin was part of Red Wedge in the 1980s and also appeared on Saturday Night Live as part of the double act Skint Video. Steve’s guitar playing and political songs are regularly heard at the Comedy Store’s weekly topical comedy night, Cutting Edge. Steve has appeared at dozens of Stand up for Labour gigs, where he has received encores for his songs about PFI and Iain Duncan Smith.
Gráinne Maguire has appeared on Comedy Central’s ‘Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience”, RTE’s “The Year That’s In It”, BBC 3′s Free Speech, Radio 5 Live’s “Seven Day Sunday” & “Hit List”, Radio 4’s “The Now Show” “Stephen K Amos’ An Idiots Guide” “Front Row” and “Women’s Hour”. Gráinne is a Labour member and has performed at Stand up for Labour gigs in England, Scotland and Wales.
Steve Parry is a stand-up comedian, political columnist and one of the most prolific gag writers for TV (he has supplied jokes for Graham Norton, Stephen Fry and Keith Lemon). He recently joined the Labour Party in order to vote for Jeremy Corbyn.
Joe Wells is one of the most exciting young comedians on the circuit. His first Edinburgh Festival received rave reviews, he supported Alexei Sayle on tour and appeared at the first ever Stand up for Labour gig.
Alistair Cartright is the editor of different skies magazine and is the author of many political articles and poems. He works for the Media Reform Coalition and is a national officer of the Stop the War Coalition.
Daniel Jakopovich is a writer, researcher and campaigner for peace, social justice, human and animal rights. He was a guest lecturer at the University of Cambridge and at several other universities. He is a national organiser of the Stop the War Coalition and a Council member of the International Peace Bureau.
Celia Mitchell is an actress and political activist, who also runs the Ripping Yarns bookshop in Highgate.
The Artist Taxi Driver is one of the most watched youtube bloggers on the planet. His political rants to camera have captured the imagination of millions of people and he has a massive following on twitter. He has also interviewed many politicians and thinkers in the back of his car and is in the process of completing a feature film about austerity.
John McDonnell has been MP for Hayes and Harlington since 1997 and was formerly a GLC councillor. John has consistently argued against austerity – supporting controls on bankers’ bonuses, the renationalisation of the railways, a fair tax system, free higher education, the scrapping of Trident and the control of the media by rich individuals and corporations.
42 Earlham St
London WC2H 9LA
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