Aaaaaand we’re back!
Did you miss us? Did you? Oh stop it, flattery will get you everywhere.
Our aim is to provide a comedy space that is safe for all, and as such we have a strict content policy on: No Racism, Sexism, Homophobia, Transphobia, Classism, Ablism, Fatphobia etc. And we make every effort to content warn any potentially triggering material that may take place.
Afraid of audience interaction? At Blizzard there is no unsolicited or forced audience participation – if you agree to take part in audience participation, you may get a sticker at the door, otherwise, you can rest assured knowing that no one is going to pressure you into getting directly involved.
To make up for being away for 2 months, we have 2 December shows for you! And they are going to be spectacular.
Our Headliner for our first December Show is AARON SIMMONDS
Aaron Simmonds was a BBC New Comedy Award finalist in 2017. He also won Jewish Comedian Of The Year in the same year. His credits include BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two), The Edinburgh Show (BBC Scotland), BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Unexpected Fluids podcast and Laura Whitmore’s Sunday Session (BBC Radio 5 Live). He’s also been seen and heard on BBC Three and BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has appeared in a BBC Quickie with Brennan Reece and Rosie Jones.
Aaron has cerebral palsy and is a professionally-trained personal trainer, as well as a former international basketball player and world champion powerlifter.
“An assured debut from a lover and a fighter ” ★★★★ Metro
“Amiable, likeable, and a commanding presence on stage, Aaron Simmonds is an exciting talent. ” ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Supporting Aaron we have:
“Welsh starlet, Anna is the breakthrough act of the moment and highly touted for a successful career in comedy. Comparisons with fellow welsh comic, Rhod Gilbert don’t end with their accents; Anna’s delightfully grumpy and gruff delivery leave audiences belly laughing.” – Punch Drunk Comedy
“Super refreshing and original in an often comedy sea of beige … one of them with funny bones she is.” – Barking Tales
“Welsh whimsy… one of the UK’s hottest new acts.” – Dead Cat Comedy
“Anna Thomas brings her own daft humour to the stage.” – HubbleHub
“A very funny and lively performer from Wales. Definitely one to watch out for in the future.” – Shoecake Comedy
FROG & BUCKET WORLD SERIES 2014 FINALIST
HARROGATE COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2014 FINALIST
AAA STAND UP SHOWCASE 2017
Tony started his stand up career whilst studying at Leeds Met University back in 2008. Originally from Hartlepool and now residing in Manchester Tony has taken the circuit by storm. Described as an upbeat and playful comic, Tony has been seen across the country at top comedy clubs as well as performing at some of the UK’s major music festivals. With a mischievous and positive style that will get any crowd to warm to his charm.
Not content with just performing Tony started running award nominated comedy nights under the name Trapdoor Comedy Clubs. This allowed him to work with some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit including the likes of Chris Ramsey, Glenn Wool & Jon Richardson to name a few. His comedy clubs also allowed him to establish himself as a very strong an competent MC.
“Undoubtedly funny with a healthy dose of confidence” – Gigglebeats
Laughing Horse Finalist 2018
Leicester Square Sketch Off Finalist 2019
As a comedian, Roo’s oeuvre is having absolutely no self esteem, which allows her to mine any embarrassing or traumatic event in her life for laughs. It must be kind of working, because she’s in the Beat The Frog World Series
Hosted by JONNY COLLINS
Manchester based non-binary comedian gigging for 7 and a half years, founder and host of Blizzard Comedy.
Jonny performs quite aggressive yet whimsical socio-political commentary with high energy and big queer flair.
“It was like when you see a car crash on the side of the road – you try as hard as you can to look anywhere else but you just can’t seem to tear your eyes away from the horror in front of you. However, as his set went on, I truly warmed to him…By the end of his set, I hated myself for my original judgement” – Kirstie O’Mahony (The Mancunion) http://mancunion.com/2018/01/25/review-group-thereapy-comedy-showcase
“The new monster-god of comedy.” – Tim Ferguson (Doug Anthony All Stars)
“So Funny” – Sofie Hagen