Kettering Arts Centre apologises for a last minute change to this coming Saturday’s event ROLLING IN THE AISLES COMEDY CLUB
Saturday 16th November 8pm (doors 7.30pm)
(£10 on the door)
RIA LINA will now be our opening act!
Comic Sensation” – Erotic Review
“Lina is a musical comic with a brilliant line in bawdy songs… storming set!” Evening Standard
“I have no doubt she will hold her own so easily that she’ll have a hand free to hold someone else’s too.” The Guardian
“slickly done – there’s no denying that the girl’s got talent” Chortle, the UK Comedy Guide
Winner of the EMMA Award for Best Comedienne 2003, Ria Lina makes an impact with her dry wit and bawdy ukulele songs. Having been a regular in stand-up comedy for the past 10 years both in the UK and abroad, she returns to the circuit after a short family break.
Recent projects include writing for the Ladyboys of Bangkok 2010 “Fantasy & Feathers” tour, and writing/acting for a comedy sketch show for ITV2 (Meet the Blogs).
In the past, Ria has written and presented her own documentary for Channel 4 revealing the truth behind the myths that surround oriental women in Britain; other projects include the comedy series, Malai Monologues, for BBC 3; The World Stands Up, for Comedy Central (USA), the Paramount Comedy Channel (UK), and the Comedy Network Channel (AUS); and Sweet n’ Sour Comedy Sketch Show for BBC3.
Ria Lina trained as an actress, singer and dancer before deciding to try her hand at stand-up comedy. “You’ll never forget his name.” The Independent
LORNA SHAW will also perform!
Lorna Shaw is a comedian, writer, actor and improviser.
As a solo performer, her TV and Radio credits include ‘Plebs’ ITV2, ‘The
Midnight Beast’, E4, BBC Comedy Feeds ‘Life Guru’ and ‘Newsjack’ on BBC
Radio 4 amongst others.
Lorna was a finalist in the Funny Women Awards 2012 and has performed
sell-out shows to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh fringe with duo That
Pair who’s 2013 show transferred to the Soho Theatre in 2014.
As a solo act Lorna made her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and was
featured in Best Jokes of the Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival (Evening
She can be seen performing stand-up and musical comedy all over London and
beyond, as well as appearing as her alter-ego Ava Rage at comedy and cabaret
nights. She is part of the leading improv school, The Free Association
<https://thefreeassociation.co.uk/> , performing regularly on their in-house
teams, My Brother Jose and the Ladies of FA County.
”Some of the sharpest, most imaginative new writing you’ll find anywhere on
the sketch scene”
“Lorna is an exceptional talent who is going places.”
Lorna was shortlisted for the Funny Women writing award 2017 and is
continuing to develop this script and others as well writing sketch comedy
with comedy collective The Greater Good who are launching a YouTube Channel
later in 2018.
Lorna is currently working on a brand new stand-up show for Edinburgh 2019.
Check out when Lorna is performing here
“Strong simple melodies and Shaw’s guitar playing and vocal ability makes
for an album of pop hits”