David Hadingham

David Hadingham


Like a mad Phil Daniels, Dave Hadingham is a bulldog of a comedian, and the animal allegories don't stop there. In an affectionately, snarling, ranting and raving set, Dave is not afraid to make you laugh about anything (remember the dogs).

At his best in the live arena, Dave has been a professional comic since May 1996. Intense and anecdotal, he keeps audiences hooked right up to the last punchline as he presents his unique and often warped view of everyday life.

This gravel-voiced comic combines supremely controlled delivery with inimitable facial contortions as he cracks some of the best handmade gags in the business.

Dave is a highly-regarded regular on the nationwide comedy circuit, headlining at all of the biggest clubs in the UK and also performing at resorts across Europe.


“ranting and raving comic genius” - The Guardian

“Hilariously funny with notable precision and charisma” - The Scotsman

 


Cal Halbert

Cal Halbert


Deemed 'the new generation of comedy' by Michael McIntyre, Cal Halbert has performed from local comedy clubs to the London Palladium, Britain's Got Talent to Good Morning Britain and voiced for YouTube to the BBC.

Well known as an impressionist, Halbert is one half of 'The Mimic Men', the UK's only impressionist double act! The Mimic Men appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2016, gaining four yeses accompanied by a standing ovation by the judges, audience and Ant and Dec.


“Very good” - Simon Cowell

“Uncanny imitations” - The Sun

“Impersonator genius” - Sunderland Echo

 


Katie Mulgrew

MC Katie Mulgrew


Lancashire comedian, Katie Mulgrew really likes making people laugh. It’s kinda her thing. She gigs all over the country in comedy clubs doing just that, to mostly success. She also makes her Mum laugh loads.

She’s done lots of lovely things whilst being a comedian like being tour support for The Boy With Tape On His Face and Vikki Stone. She has written for The News Quiz and you can hear her dulcet Northern tones featured on the BBC Radio 2 documentary series, The History of British Comedy. She got to be very silly indeed on a couple of episodes of the CBBC show, The Dog Ate My Homework. She recently co-hosted a Tv pilot on ITV2 called Lovefix.

Katie has performed three solo stand up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and is currently working on her fourth show when she’s not consumed with trying to keep the human she has made alive.


“Mulgrew is an engaging, likeable presence who doesn’t struggle to hold the audience’s attention. This is a well-structured thoughtful show.. radiating warmth” - Chortle

“charmingly honest... delightfully tender and thoroughly entertaining” - The Skinny

“...honest, un-cynical comedy that’s rough around the ages but tremendously warm” - Three Weeks

 

This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.

 

To buy tickets for this, or any of the shows coming up at Hilarity Bites, click here to visit the Hilarity Bites Box Office.

Tickets can also be bought directly from Planet Leisure in Newton Aycliffe, either in person or by calling 01325 310989.

Tickets for this show are £5 each, with doors opening at 7:30pm and the comedy starting at 8:30pm.

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Upcoming Gigs

  • 30th March
    Danny Posthill, Phil Pagett & MC Aaron Twitchen
    Crook - The Cornerhouse
    Tickets £4 advance / £5 door
  • 1st April
    Michael Fabbri, Archie Maddocks & MC Will Duggan
    Darlington Forum Music Centre
    Tickets £10
  • 2nd April
    Dan Nightingale, Tom Deacon, Archie Maddocks & MC Dave Longley
    Hartlepool - One77
    Tickets £5 advance / £8 door
  • 4th April
    Alfie Moore, Rob Rouse & MC Dave Twentyman
    Ripon Friends of Wine
    Tickets £8 advance / £10 on the day
  • 4th April
    Alfie Moore, Rob Rouse & MC Dave Twentyman
    The Angel at Topcliffe
    Tickets £8 advance / £10 on the day
  • 4th April
    Rob Rouse, Alfie Moore & MC Katie Mulgrew
    Ripon Friends of Wine
    Tickets £10
  • 4th April
    Rob Rouse, Alfie Moore & MC Katie Mulgrew
    The Angel at Topcliffe
    Tickets £10
  • 5th April
    Eddy Brimson, George Rigden & MC Matt Reed
    Newton Aycliffe - The Turbinia
    Tickets £5 advance / £8 door
  • 6th April
    Patrick Monahan, Rahul Kohli & MC Andy Fury
    Northallerton - The Venue
    Tickets £5
  • 10th April
    Allyson June Smith, MC Andy Fury & support
    Darlington Hole in the Wall
    Tickets £3 advance / £5 door
  • 11th April
    Kevin Precious, MC Andy Fury & support
    Roobarb n Custard, Seaham
    Tickets £4 advance / £5 door
  • 11th April
    Steffen Peddie: 99 Problems and The Chips Still Ain't One
    Roobarb n Custard, Seaham
    Tickets £6
  • 19th April
    Lee Kyle: Burning This Place To The Ground
    Darlington Seen
    Tickets £5
  • 20th April
    Seymour Mace & MC Lee Kyle
    Hartlepool - The Pot House
    Tickets £3 advance / £5 door
  • 21st April
    Gavin Webster, Andy Wilky & MC Pete Otway
    Bishop Auckland Town Hall
    Tickets £8 advance / £10 door
  • 22nd April
    Raymond Mearns, Tom Taylor & MC Rob Mulholland
    Newton Aycliffe - Planet Leisure
    Tickets £5
  • 9th May
    Steve Day, MC Rob Mulholland & support
    Guisborough - The Ship Inn
    Tickets £4 advance / £5 door
  • 9th May
    Eddy Brimson & Stave Day
    Guisborough - The Ship Inn
    Tickets £6

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David Hadingham & Cal Halbert

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Planet Leisure in Newton Aycliffe on May 20th 2017:


David Hadingham

David Hadingham


Like a mad Phil Daniels, Dave Hadingham is a bulldog of a comedian, and the animal allegories don't stop there. In an affectionately, snarling, ranting and raving set, Dave is not afraid to make you laugh about anything (remember the dogs).

At his best in the live arena, Dave has been a professional comic since May 1996. Intense and anecdotal, he keeps audiences hooked right up to the last punchline as he presents his unique and often warped view of everyday life.

This gravel-voiced comic combines supremely controlled delivery with inimitable facial contortions as he cracks some of the best handmade gags in the business.

Dave is a highly-regarded regular on the nationwide comedy circuit, headlining at all of the biggest clubs in the UK and also performing at resorts across Europe.


“ranting and raving comic genius” - The Guardian

“Hilariously funny with notable precision and charisma” - The Scotsman

 


Cal Halbert

Cal Halbert


Deemed 'the new generation of comedy' by Michael McIntyre, Cal Halbert has performed from local comedy clubs to the London Palladium, Britain's Got Talent to Good Morning Britain and voiced for YouTube to the BBC.

Well known as an impressionist, Halbert is one half of 'The Mimic Men', the UK's only impressionist double act! The Mimic Men appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2016, gaining four yeses accompanied by a standing ovation by the judges, audience and Ant and Dec.


“Very good” - Simon Cowell

“Uncanny imitations” - The Sun

“Impersonator genius” - Sunderland Echo

 


Katie Mulgrew

MC Katie Mulgrew


Lancashire comedian, Katie Mulgrew really likes making people laugh. It’s kinda her thing. She gigs all over the country in comedy clubs doing just that, to mostly success. She also makes her Mum laugh loads.

She’s done lots of lovely things whilst being a comedian like being tour support for The Boy With Tape On His Face and Vikki Stone. She has written for The News Quiz and you can hear her dulcet Northern tones featured on the BBC Radio 2 documentary series, The History of British Comedy. She got to be very silly indeed on a couple of episodes of the CBBC show, The Dog Ate My Homework. She recently co-hosted a Tv pilot on ITV2 called Lovefix.

Katie has performed three solo stand up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and is currently working on her fourth show when she’s not consumed with trying to keep the human she has made alive.


“Mulgrew is an engaging, likeable presence who doesn’t struggle to hold the audience’s attention. This is a well-structured thoughtful show.. radiating warmth” - Chortle

“charmingly honest... delightfully tender and thoroughly entertaining” - The Skinny

“...honest, un-cynical comedy that’s rough around the ages but tremendously warm” - Three Weeks

 

This show will also feature a newer act in the middle.

 

To buy tickets for this, or any of the shows coming up at Hilarity Bites, click here to visit the Hilarity Bites Box Office.

Tickets can also be bought directly from Planet Leisure in Newton Aycliffe, either in person or by calling 01325 310989.

Tickets for this show are £5 each, with doors opening at 7:30pm and the comedy starting at 8:30pm.

Planet Leisure

Address:

Maple Way,
Newton Aycliffe,
DL5 6BF
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Show Times:

Doors open 7:30pm
Show starts 8:30pm
Show ends 11pm (approximately)


Ticket Details:

Tickets £5


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Telephone: 01325 310989

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