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Laugh Riot

Laugh Riot

Who: Marty Wilson, Chris Franklin, Glen Majorie
What: Chucklefest
Where: Northern Star Hotel
When: Thursday November 29, 2001

Crack troops armed for laugh riot FORGET Edinburgh, Newcastle has its very own comedy festival.

Chucklefest will continue tomorrow at the Northern Star Hotel. Newcastle-born and London-based Marty Wilson will share the MC duties tomorrow night with local comic Glen Majorie. The highlight will be the appearance of comedian and chart-topper Chris Franklin. Franklin is well known for his work on The Footy Show and his hit single Bloke. On Friday night thecomedychannel's Tim Gleeson will appear with Judas Falling, a Raw Comedy finalist, and The Big Schmooze host Matthew Hardy. Saturday night will feature legendary comedian George Smelovich, local stand-up comic Paul 'Hobo' Hobson, 668 The Neighbours of The Beast and The Smut Brothers. The final night of laughs will give budding stand-up comics the chance to have their shot at stardom during Laughataloser. All are welcome to the open mic session and entry is free. Entry to the Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows is $11.50.

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