Rick Kieswetter is a UK based Asian-American comic who talks about everything from being adopted and experiences of living in Britain to starting comedy late and learning about racism. “Kiesewetter has plenty of national stereotypes to play on, but he soon steers clear of nationality clichés to deliver punchy observational gags about the little things that annoy everyone.” -The Evening Standard
Mike Capozzola is a New York raised / London-based stand up comic.
“A brilliant comedian with a dry sense of humor. We always enjoy having him at the festival” -San Francisco SketchFest
Upcoming TV & Film appearances include: “The Batman” “The Phantom of the Open” “Violence of Action” and Amazon Prime’s “Citadel.“
Kathryn Mather was described as “dark, sharp and largely unprintable” by The Oxford Times, “a revelation” in a 5 star review from the Wee Review, and “very funny with a distinctive comic voice” by Nish Kumar. She won Amused Moose Breakthrough Act 2020, came 3rd place at the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2019, won South East New Comedian 2018 and the Frog and Bucket World Series 2017. She has been tour support for Kiri Pritchard-McLean for the past 2 years, and hosts Zero Hours podcast.
“Slick, surprising, and acutely aware” – Objectively Funny
“Very funny geezer. Guaranteed laughs!” – Lenny Sherman
“Energetic and lovable” – Joey Page
Jonathan Hearn has been performing stand-up since 2009. He’s performed solo shows at The Edinburgh Fringe, sets in New York, Chicago and Paris – which was a busy evening – and regularly runs and hosts a new material show called Jester Jesters and an old material show called The Antique Jokes Show. He’s also made many online short sketch videos, and was part of a team that put out 51 episodes of Jester Jesters Goes Viral during the lockdowns – a weekly compilation video of new material from multiple comedians.