Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Quiz Nights Are Set to Be a Great Giggle; A New Comedy Night Kicks off in Newcastle in the New Year, as Entertainment Editor GORDON BARR Reports

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Quiz Nights Are Set to Be a Great Giggle; A New Comedy Night Kicks off in Newcastle in the New Year, as Entertainment Editor GORDON BARR Reports

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Byline: GORDONBARR

THE production arm of award-winning sitcom Hebburn are hoping for another Geordie hit when they sponsor a new comedy night on Tyneside.

Baby Cow Productions and Channel X will sponsor the Giggle Beats Comedy Quiz when it launches at The Stand Comedy Club, Newcastle, on Sunday, January 5. The industry giants, who co-produced Jason Cook's BBC2 sitcom, are providing prizes for the quiz, which will run on the first Sunday of every month.

Gill Isles, of Baby Cow Productions, said: "We had such a great time filming in Hebburn, so we're really happy to be supporting this great comedy event in the North East."

The quiz is programmed by the comedy website Giggle Beats and combines stand-up with the traditional pub quiz format.

Comedy aficionados will be tested on their comedy knowledge by comedian Seymour Mace (Ideal, Dave's One Night Stand), before a stand-up spot to round off the night.

Jo Caulfield, Lost Voice Guy and Andy Fury are lined up to play in the coming months. …

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