Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Stockton's Spot on; Comedy: Jason Cook

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Stockton's Spot on; Comedy: Jason Cook

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Byline: Karen McLauchlan

ONE of the biggest hits of last year's Edinburgh Festival is coming to Stockton, for his "favourite gig in the world".

Already a hugely popular compere at the Arc's Catch 22 Comedy Club, JASON COOK (pictured below) is bringing his smash Edinburgh show Joy to the venue on Saturday, June 13.

He arrives in Stockton fresh from a sell-out run at The New Zealand Comedy Festival, where he played a record breaking 50 shows in just 25 days to meet public demand..

"Arc is my favourite gig in the world," says Jason. "And this is the biggest version of the show we've ever played anywhere in the world.

"We've even brought a special guest over from New Zealand - The Boy With Tape on His Face - who is a huge cult figure over there and one of the funniest acts I've ever seen." As with My Confessions, Jason again puts his own life under the microscope.

"I learned that with My Confessions, as long as you stick to the truth then what you're saying has more weight. …

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