Penny Brohn UK and Pieminister team up with comedian Mark Olver for special charity comedy night on Sunday 20th May 2018Posted on: 15 May 2018
Beloved Bristol funnyman Mark Olver has partnered with locally-based cancer charity Penny Brohn and Bristol-based pie aficionados Pieminister to bring you a marquee performance at Penny Brohn's national centre on Sunday 20th May. Tickets for the event are still available at just £12 - head to Penny Brohn's website to book yours now.
The full lineup of performers at this year's event is yet to be announced, but rest assured that Mark Olver has got more than enough established contacts to be able to pull together a lineup worthy of any comedy stage.
Having previously starred in hit shows Have I Got News For You and 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Mark Olver is a Bristol favourite and is quickly winning fans up and down the country. Having started out in standup back in 1998, he has since performed alongside the likes of Russell Howard, Jon Richardson, Jimmy Carr and more.
The comedy event will run from 7.15pm -10.30pm and includes a cash bar, an array of delicious Pieminister pies and a raffle. Tickets are strictly for over-16's on the night.
Emma Gilmore, Head of Community Events at Penny Brohn, said "we're grateful to Mark for rallying some of his best in the business and thank Pieminister for pledging plenty of pies! Every penny raised will help Penny Brohn raise the £2.5 million needed annually to continue to help people live as well as possible for as long as possible, before, during and after treatment".
Penny Brohn's previous comedy nights have been sell-out events, so act now and book your tickets to avoid missing out on one of the most anticipated comedy gigs in the Bristol calendar!
Having moved to Bristol from Cornwall in 2015, Matt recently completed his Bachelor's degree in Journalism at UWE. He is keen on a wide variety of musical genres, as well as taking an interest in art and illustration, producing his own work in his spare time. Matt makes the most of Bristol's diverse nightlife and attends live music and club nights regularly.