Oxford Festival of the Arts
“Join award-winning stars of stand up, Lost Voice Guy, Desiree Burch and Larry Dean for a night of outstanding comedy
Lee Ridley AKA Lost Voice Guy may not be able to talk, but he definitely has something to say, and his comedy will leave you speechless. A performer since 2012 he came to prominence as the 2018 winner of Britain’s Got Talent.
The Newcastle funny man, whose cerebral palsy affects his ability to speak, uses a voice synthesiser for his act making him the first stand-up comedian to use a communication aid.
"Funny, personal, occasionally shocking and frequently mischievous" - The Independent
Desiree Burch is a comedian, writer, solo performer, actor and NY-to-London transplant. She has delighted audiences on the BBC's Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report and Channel 4's 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Her past two solo Edinburgh Shows - This is Evolution and Unf*ckable have been sell out hits and both transferred to London's Soho Theatre.
"A comedian deservedly on the rise" - The Guardian
Larry Dean, crowned Scottish Comedian of the Year aged only 23, is a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, earning a nomination for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show, and has also been seen on the BBC's Michael McIntyre's Big Show, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, as well as Comedy Central's Roast Battle.
"Extremely funny .... if he continues to evolve at this pace he seems destined to become a household name" - The Telegraph”