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Minted Comedy Festival Matinee - Gary Meikle, Rachel Johnson, Susan Riddell. Hosted by Chrissy Ross

Minted Comedy Festival Matinee - Gary Meikle, Rachel Johnson, Susan Riddell. Hosted by Chrissy Ross

Sun 04 November 2018 16:00-22:00

Pleasance Cabaret Bar, The Pleasance


Gary Meikle - Award-winning Scottish comedian Gary Meikle burst onto the comedy scene in 2013. He has just enjoyed a phenomenal run at this years Fringe and has established himself as one of the most promising acts to come out of Scotland. Gary’s comedy style can vary from goofy to playfully dark, depending on the situation put before him. This award-winning comedian is not only making waves down south, but he has recently become the world’s Official Anti-Eyebrow Ambassador.

Gary complained online about his 23-year-old daughter's obsession with having "bangin" brows. More than fifteen million views and thousands of comments and shares later, he had no idea so many people would share his pain…..


Rachel Jackson - Rising star and ‘ever so slightly unhinged’ comedian Rachel has just been nominated for best feature film at this year’s BAFTA Scotland awards for ‘The Party’s Just Beginning’ A highly absurd and wholly original performer, catch her while you still can…

A glorious performer -Shappi Khorsandi 'Light years beyond other comedians' Sunday Mail **** 'Jackson is a genius behind the mic' Ed Fest Mag **** 'Unstoppable tour de force' Daily Record 'It is rare for an actor turned comedian to be any good. Luckily Rachel Jackson is very rare indeed' Skinny Magazine ****


Susan Riddell - Funny Women runner up 2018 and Best Newcomer nominee at the Scottish Comedy Awards, Susan Riddell is quickly ascending through the comedy ranks. Susan has performed stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe including BBC Radio 4 Best of the Fest. She is currently working on a sitcom pilot with the BBC Writersroom and is a regular on the topical BBC radio panel show Breaking the News.

‘She’s a brilliant comedian … a star on the rise’. BBC Comedy Present ‘Emerging talent with an original comic voice.’ Funny Women ‘Formidable... fearless, quick with the audience work and ready with self put downs ... delivered as if she’s making it up on the spot. She’s sharp make no mistake!’ The Wee Review


Chrissy Ross - Your compere Chrissy is one of Scotland’s most promising new MCs and comedians. ‘Chrissy Ross is your warmest, most amiable mate dipped in madness…’ - Gag Traders