Upfront Comedy (March 2020)

A laugh explosion from Geoff Schumann (The Real McCoy), Lateef Lovejoy (Meet The Adebanjos) and The 'Essex Bwoy' on the rise Darran Griffiths, hosted by comedian turned Teletubbie John Simmit

Line Up

Geoff Schumann

Geoff Schumann is known by many as one of the leading African Caribbean comedians in Britain. The former comprehensive school teacher and qualified youth worker has smoothly moved from one public arena to another. Geoff was rewarded with the Outstanding Contribution to Comedy Award in 2001 at the Black Comedy Awards. Geoff was also voted Youth Personality of the Year at the prestigious Voice Newspaper Awards in 1999. In October 2016 he was rewarded with an outstanding contribution award by Luton’s cultural heritage society

Lateef Lovejoy

Lateef is multi-talented Actor, Stand Up Comedian, and Creator. He is also one of the most distinctive acts on both the black, mainstream and  International Comedy circuits and has been an International headliner in countries such as the US, Belgium,  Nigeria, Jersey,  Sweden, Norway, and South Africa.

Darran Griffiths

A comedian, host and podcaster born and raised in Harlow, to Jamaican parents, he has a blend of Caribbean confidence and Essex irreverence. Flagrant, thought-provoking and funny.

To date, he has already appeared on television and radio, including Yanga TV, Pulse88 FM and BBC Radio. Also he has performed at some of the top comedy clubs including Downstairs at the King's Head and the Comedy Store as well as the Hackney Empire and the Indigo at the O2.

Running Time: 3hrs

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