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A laugh explosion from Geoff Schumann (The Real McCoy), Lateef Lovejoy (Meet The Adebanjos) and The 'Essex Bwoy' on the rise Darran Griffiths, hosted by comedian turned Teletubbie John Simmit.


Line Up


Geoff Schumann

Geoff Schumann is known by many as one of the leading African Caribbean comedians in Britain. The former comprehensive school teacher and qualified youth worker has smoothly moved from one public arena to another. Geoff was rewarded with the Outstanding Contribution to Comedy Award in 2001 at the Black Comedy Awards. Geoff was also voted Youth Personality of the Year at the prestigious Voice Newspaper Awards in 1999. In October 2016 he was rewarded with an outstanding contribution award by Luton’s cultural heritage society


Lateef Lovejoy

Lateef is multi-talented Actor, Stand Up Comedian, and Creator. He is also one of the most distinctive acts on both the black, mainstream and International Comedy circuits and has been an International headliner in countries such as the US, Belgium, Nigeria, Jersey, Sweden, Norway, and South Africa.


Darran Griffiths

A comedian, host and podcaster born and raised in Harlow, to Jamaican parents, he has a blend of Caribbean confidence and Essex irreverence. Flagrant, thought-provoking and funny.

To date, he has already appeared on television and radio, including Yanga TV, Pulse88 FM and BBC Radio. Also he has performed at some of the top comedy clubs including Downstairs at the King's Head and the Comedy Store as well as the Hackney Empire and the Indigo at the O2.

Dates

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020

Luton Library Theatre

Luton Library Theatre opened in 1962 as a lecture theatre before gradually changing to a traditional entertainment venue with 256 seats and two side aisles.

The Theatre began to build up a programme of amateur and professional drama, film, music of all types and children's events. In fact a pretty long list of events that covers almost every taste!

All of this continued through the sixties, seventies and eighties. During the nineties the seating was changed to a more modern style and colour with a centre isle with a slight rake. This meant the amount of seating had to be reduced to the current capacity of 238.

In the late nineties and early noughties, there were more changes both fabric and technical makeup of the Theatre. This brings us up to 2009, when the Library itself closed for a major refurbishment. Some improvements were made to the front of house and bar areas of the theatre, plus the introduction of a new cafe.

Venue Hire

Luton Library Theatre with it's 238 seated capacity auditorium and Bar Area. See Venue Hire for more information. 

Programming

To become part of Luton Library Theatre's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com

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