Printer Friendly

RIB TICKLERS COMEDY CLUB, H'POOL.

HARTLEPOOL berthed HMS Trincomalee, the UK's oldest warship afloat, is to launch its own comedy club.

And to celebrate, the ship has been renamed - using a little computer trickery of course.

The Rib Ticklers Comedy Club at HMS Trincomalee will kick off on Saturday, June 6 with comedian Silky, a former BBC New Comedy Awards finalist, supported by Boro comedian Fran Garrity. Stand-up Matthew Fong will be the opening act and the very first performer on stage at the new club.

David McKnight, general manager of HMS Trincomalee, said: "Our new comedy club offers something completely different. We're delighted that the venue is to host some fantastic comedians and the first evening promises to be enormous fun in an authentically historic setting.

"We're looking forward to welcoming people from the local area and from further afield to what promises to be a regular fixture in the comedy club circuit in our region."

Tickets are PS10, www.hms-trincomalee.co.uk for more information. All proceeds from the event will support the conservation and maintenance of the ship which is berthed at Jackson Dock, Hartlepool's Maritime Experience.

COPYRIGHT 2015 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Geographic Code:9SRIL
Date:May 15, 2015
Words:185
Previous Article:Time to lose the stews; RECIPE OF THE MONTH SMOKED HADDOCK .FISHCAKES WITH SMOKED HADDOCK PARFAIT, BUTTERNUT SQUASH PUREE AND ASPARAGUS.
Next Article:A night with Nathan; comedy.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters