Laugh Out Proud! May

LAUGH OUT PROUD IS LONDON’S BRAND NEW LGBTQIA+ COMEDY NIGHT featuring the best in established and upcoming acts from the community on the UK comedy circuit.

This is night is all about giving acts and audiences alike a fun and friendly place to express themselves, kick back, have a laugh and good time in an inclusive and welcoming comedy club environment.

Whether it's comedy, cabaret or anything in between - Laugh Out Proud is the queer night out you're looking for.

Laugh Out Proud at The Hat Factory will feature the stand-up-comedy delights of Mark Cram, Aaron Twitchen and Sikisa!  

Do note that lines ups are subject to change

Line Up

Aaron Twitchen

Aaron Twitchen is a stand up, actor, presenter and living stereotype.

"Seriously talented. Hilarious, warm, energetic and capable of busting some awesome moves, Twitchen is a Quadruple Threat, the kind of new act that should have talent scouts excited and other comedians feeling nervous." The Skinny

"Positive, fun, feel-good" SGFringe

"Twitchen wonderful, brilliant fun and you’ll definitely leave with a smile" ThreeWeeks


From South London, Barbadian citizen Sikisa has become one of the most exciting acts in the UK, having delighted crowds with her authentic, fearless and vivacious personality and immediate warmth and likability.

She won the public’s vote in the BBC New Comedy Award competition, for which she was a finalist. She has quickly made a name for herself on the comedy circuit with her unique style and has become a regular performer and MC at some of the UK’s favourite comedy nights.  She is also a two-time Leicester Festival Aware nominee for Best Newcomer and Best appearance with her work in progress shows.

Sikisa’s TV appearances include Sorry I Didn’t Know and Jonathan Ross’ Comedy ClubThe Stand-Up Sketch Show, and a judge on the BBC New Comedy Awards. Her radio and podcast credits include Off Menu, Lemonade and Wheel Of Misfortune and Perfect SoundsShe was also a regular writer on Newsjack on  BBC Radio 4.

Mark Cram

Mark is quite the all-rounder; with both a killer set and strong MCing chops. For the last few years Mark has been plying his comedy trade across the UK. Constantly evolving, usually unpredictable; he is garnering positive reactions everywhere he goes.

Mark thrills crowds with his tales of dead-end jobs, his family and being the less than grateful winner of Bedford Comedian of the Year. 

“A Masterclass in comedy design” Newbury Weekly News 

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