‘Comedy At The Poets’ in Hove on Friday 31st May is a Fringe Special!! Michael Mooney hosts FIVE of the best stand-up acts from the Brighton Fringe and beyond doing their best sets. These include the superb headliner Joe Foster, star-in-the-making Brodi Snook, multimedia extraordinaire Phil Lucas, distinctively Swiss Fran Kissling and the delightfully absurd Julie Oliver. Get your tickets for £8 below. Doors 7.30pm, showtime ~8pm. Its going to be a great last day in May, hearty laughter awaits. HEADLINER – JOE FOSTERJoe Foster has been on the UK circuit for 7 years. His dry wit and likeable persona have established him as a firm favourite with audience and promoters alike. In 2015 Joe won the Fosters South Coast Comedian Of The Year Competition which cemented his reputation as one of the fresh new voices on UK comedy circuit. "He tells them well, with an off-hand wit" (Chortle)"Tightly written and very funny material" (Latest 7)"Reassuringly Confident" The ListBRODI SNOOKTour support for Ardal O’Hanlon. ‘Lovely, smart, understated stuff from a future star’ - Ardal O’Hanlon‘Absolutely totally smashed it’ – The Stand Comedy Club, Edinburgh‘Sharp, dark, engaging’ – Brighton SourcePHIL LUCAS "He’s like Harry Hill with PowerPoint, a stream of silly non-sequiturs coming from his mouth while extra gags pop up on screen, giving twice the jokes for your money. A daft favourite for me." Steve Bennett – Chortle"Explosive and very sharp-tongued stand up with great use of AV equipment." Broadway Baby "Phil will have any audience screaming with laughter...Brilliant and original." Martin Mullaney - Cheeky Monkey Comedy Club/Comedy CVFRAN KISSLING “Very Clever and Very Funny” – The Bath Echo “Genius delivery and great material. Keeps a strong style very fresh.” – Steve VertigoJULIE OLIVER"Innately likeable… original ideas and witty lines from an unpretentious, but slightly odd, vantage point, mixing observational comedy with the absurd'." Steve Bennett, Chortle COMEDY AT THE POETS - AUDIENCE REVIEWS"Had a great time!!! A great mix of funny acts, such a welcoming atmosphere and it made me feel human again. Hope to go again very soon.""Great evening Michael Mooney brilliant and engaging compere"“Great atmosphere lovely local pub with great food and nice staff”COMEDY AT THE POETS - THE EIGHTH NIGHT!This is the eighth comedy night in the intimate performing space ‘Upstairs’ at The Poets Ale and Smoke House in Hove. The last seven have been great!! As always, we’d really like to hear local laughs and support, so please come down and see for yourselves at what is sure to be another cracking local comedy night!