Tickets Now Available for Save Leyton Marsh Comedy Benefit

Tues July 31st Bob Mills heads a local bill of comedy for a Save Leyton Marsh Benefit:

Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub with

Shazia Mirza – a very funny award winning British Asian stand up Comedian from Birmingham England. Before becoming an internationally successful comedian, she taught chemistry in East London for ten years. She has appeared on CBS 60 Minutes, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and Have I got News for You (BBC)

“Her laconic one-liners represent something quite unique in modern comedy” William Cook, The Guardian.

Ninia Benjamin – a local resident and is one of the UK’s hottest female comedians with a wealth of television, stage and live stand-up experience. Ninia was catapulted to stardom as one third of BBC3′s 3 Non-Blondes, which later transferred to BBC2 and BBC America before going to a second series, shown internationally. From this, her talents have been showcased across all the major UK channels in a variety of roles, as a presenter, studio guest, actress and reality TV star.

and  local resident Susan Murray  will be MC. She runs Walthamstow’s only professional comedy club at the Rose and Crown on Hoe St. As well as writing for Radio 4’s The Now Show, she was winner of the first ever Jongleurs Competition and a seasoned regular on the circuit, Susan has emerged as one of the best female stand-ups in the UK and has just become the first ever woman to MC Decompression gigs for the British Army / CSE.

“Susan Murray’s baffled everywoman persona cloaks a dry, intelligent wit” Stewart Lee.

“A feisty comedy fireball of fun” Time Out

Doors 8pm, show 8.30pm.

There will also be films and speakers from the SLM campaign.

Tickets are £10

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