showdates for 2019-20 are: OCT 15 / NOV 19 / DEC 17 / FEB 18 / MAR 17 / APR 21 / MAY 19

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NOV 19: English Comedy  Jimmy McGhie, Jeron Dewulf

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More info soon:

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.com Pre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday November 19- Start 20h

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Oct 15: English Comedy at RITCS Café: Alfie Brown

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We’re back!
The last overly expensive festival beer has been drunk.Short skirts showing cellulite have been washed and dried.
Our faith in an elegant Brexit has sunk.
The beers are cold, may the jokes be bold!

Here is our first line-up for our 5th year Stand-up @ Ritcs Café:

🎤Alfie Brown (UK)
Alfie’s firebrand style of comedy has been forged from years of pushing boundaries and experimentation.
Natural stage presence combined with explosive material makes for a thrilling performance every time he hits the stage.

★★★★★ “It is tricky to write 350 sensible words when you come out a show simply thinking “Wow! F**k! Wow!’ ”
THE SCOTSMAN
★★★★
THE TIMES
★★★★ “A superb return to form from this room splitting comic”
THE LIST
★★★★ “Thrilling … extremely funny … a distinctive dissenting voice”
EVENING STANDARD
★ ★★ ★”All the potential to be one of this country’s best comics: perceptive, provocative, political, and playful. And,
most of all, damn funny”
CHORTLE
★★★★ “One of the most exciting comedians around”

🎤Joe Jacobs (UK)
Joe Jacobs is a London based comedian, rapper and writer. Since 2012, he has performed nationally and internationally, sharing bills with acts including Bill Burr and Stewart Lee.
His live shows effortlessly flit between hip hop and comedy and he’s been seen/heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music, Radio 1XTRA, plus gained millions of viral video views online.

🎤Alina Sharipova (BEL)
Our first newcomer of the new season. She came to our shows, thought ‘I want to do this too’ and had the balls to ask us for a spot. Roman emperors as we are, we gladly present her to you! Give her all your warmth, love and laughter.

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.com Pre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday October 15- Start 20h

 

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We’re on summerbreak, back in October!

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😃English Stand-up @ RITCS café – May 21😃

One more comedy night before the summer break and we are going out with a bang!
We are very proud to host a true comedy genius, Dave Fulton and a brilliant observationalist, Danny Ward.  May 21 is going to be a brilliant show! Get your tickets by mailing standuprits@gmail.com

🎤Dave Fulton (US):
Dave Fulton is opinionated, isn’t afraid to pull punches in his observations, toured with Mitch Hedberg, is a regular at all the big clubs and forced the BBC to issue a formal nationwide apology after appearing on tv. This American comedian has tons of comedy experience, a bunch of tv credits and some great stories about the stuff that matters in life… like guns, drugs, motorcycles and adoption.

🎤Danny Ward (UK):
Danny always brings thoroughly entertaining show packed with lots of laughter, great stories and funny material. he won the prestigious Amused Moose People’s Award at the Edinburgh Festival and is a fan favorite on the UK comedy circuit.

The Scotsman: “Danny Ward’s observational humour is brilliantly delivered”

🎤Taco Eijzenbach (NL):
Our ‘fresh fish’ for this month usually roams the stand-up stages in Holland.

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.comPre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday May 21- Start 20h

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We’ll miss you Ian Cognito

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6916101/British-stand-comedian-Ian-Cognito-sits-chair-lays-dies-late-night-show.html

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April 30 English Comedy at RITCS Café: Hayley Ellis

Dear comedy-lovers,

We have another great line-up with two of London’s best club comics planned for you . So save yourself a trip to the U.K. and come to the RITCS café for a wonderful comedy show. Send us an email or reserve your seat on www.comedybrussels.com if you want to join us on tuesday April 30 for a fun night out and some of the best beers Belgium has to offer.

Line-up:
🎤Hayley Ellis (UK)
🎤Daniel Muggleton (AUS)
🎤Barry Cullen (IRL)


Hayley Ellis (UK)
As featured in the top jokes of all time in The Scotsman,The Independent and The Mirror. Hayley Ellis is fast becoming a big name in comedy. After receiving raving reviews for her solo shows Hayley has been hand picked by Sarah Millican as support act for her UK/World tour.

“Hayley Ellis always makes me laugh off and on stage” – Sarah Millican  
“Hayley Ellis is fast becoming Manchester’s Funniest female” –  Steve Wright, Radio 2

Daniel Muggleton (AUS)
Daniel has sold out shows at festivals around Australia: Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival as well as at The Edinburgh Fringe. Daniel was twice selected as a FRESH Artist to Watch at The Sydney Comedy Festival in 2014 & 2015. Daniel’s debut album ‘Let Me Finish’ was released in 2017 by Grammy Award-Winning US label Comedy Dynamics.

Barry Cullen (IRL)
Barry is our ‘talent spot’ of the night. 10 minutes of trying-out if you’re funny in front of a packed Ritcs Café… imagine the stress, scary! (luckily we’re all lovely people)

 

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MARCH 19 English Comedy at RITCS Café: Alan Francis

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We have another great line-up with two of London’s best club comics planned for you . So save yourself a trip to the U.K. and come to the RITCS café for a wonderful comedy show. Send us an email or reserve your seat on www.comedybrussels.com  if you want to join us on tuesday March 19 for a fun night out and some of the best beers Belgium has to offer.

Line-up:

🎤Alan Francis (SCT)

Award-winning Scottish comedian and writer. He is a co-writer on Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression, and a former winner of Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny competition. A master of acutely observed character monologues, combining the sinister and surreal with brilliant sardonic wit.

***** ‘“Sinister and surreal comic creations this side of The League of Gentlemen’”- The Sunday Herald *****

🎤Radu Isac (ROU)

Romanian comedian who started comedy in 2006 in Bucharest. In 2013 he switched to doing comedy in English to make himself understood by the Los Angeles audiences. In 2015 he moved to London and after some BBC appearances, he became a professional comedian on the UK circuit with shows at the Comedy Store, Top Secret and Hot Water comedy club.

“Simultaneously sweet and dark – cynical and tricksy” – Chortle

🎤Yunes Hama
This months opener is the talented Yunes, a confident new voice in comedy

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.comPre-sale: 12 €, at the door 15€, students 5€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday March 19- Start 20h

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Feb 19 English Comedy: Phil Nichol

Dear comedy-lovers,

We’re back!
We hope you’ve enjoyed the holidays and are ready for top notch comedy! We’ve got a great line-up planned especially for you. Our februari headliner is none other than Phil Nichol. The Canadian comic racked up the most 5 star reviews ever for his Edinburg show “Your Wrong”. Prepare for another wonderful night out!

Line-up:

Phil Nichol:
Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer. An acclaimed actor, award winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician, there is no end to his talent! Phil is an energetic and exciting performer with an unquenchable thirst to break boundaries and innovate with his work. His skill as an improviseris unparalleled. With a surreal edge to his mischievous rantings, Nichol always brings something new to the stage. After starring in the west end musical “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” Phil is embarking on a world tour with his award winning show “Your Wrong” and we are happy to hand over our stage.

“…a show that makes you laugh and think while you are watching, and then wakes you up in the night to laugh and think again.” The Scotsman *****

“… not just comedy but soul-quenching storytelling at its finest.” EdFestMag *****

“Masterful” The Herald ****

Kristel Zweers:
After she moved to Singapore in June 2013 she started to perform in English. Kristel didn’t stay unnoticed. Her straight- forwardness and ‘no nonsense’ comedy style were received with enthusiasm and have taken her to China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Australia, Florida, Czech Republic and New Zealand.

” It’s uncensored, unapologetic and unpredictable.”(West Australian)

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.com Pre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday Februari 19 – Start 20h

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December 18: Imran Yusuf


One last show before we kick off the new year and it’s going to be a great one! 
Our headliner Preformed on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show (BBC1) and the Edinburgh Comedy Gala (BBC3) and before the break we have belgium’s best comedian.
Get your tickets if you want to join us on tuesday December 18 for a fun night out and some of the best beers Belgium has to offer.

Also: RITCS café & EhB are donating part of every ticket sold to Music for life. 🔥🔥🔥

Imran Yusuf:
Imran Yusuf is renowned for his stinging, lyrical street-slang verbiage and super-high energy performance. Fast and furious yet charmingly endearing, his is a unique voice on the comedy circuit. Born in Mombasa, Kenya and raised in the UK for the most part with a brief stint at school in the USA, and having travelled much of the world, Imran is a youthful, energetic and original voice that embodies the cultural wealth that exists in modern Britain.

Jeroen Leenders:
Jeroen is one of our favorite Belgian comedians, winning awards and selling out theaters. Last year he joined our own Nigel Williams for a run at the Edinburgh fringe and succeeded in a near impossible feat, he charmed the Scots!

Raina Rhiddi:
Raina is our talent spot for the evening. And you know we recognize talent when we see it!

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.com Pre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday December 18 – Start 20h

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Dec 18: English Comedy at RITCS Café: Imran Yusuf

Save the date, More info soon!

As usual you can book tickets by mailing us: standuprits@gmail.com or through our website www.comedybrussels.com Pre-sale: 13 €, at the door 16€, students 6€ RITCS café – Dansaertstraat 70 – Tuesday December 18 – Start 20h

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