The Evening Party

We will have a fabulous evening party lined up for you.

Last Year's Show

Suzy Bennett, Compère

  • 'A Top 10 Act to Watch' Time Out
  • 'Funny Women Awards' Winner
  • Jimmy Carr’s 'Comedy Idol' Finalist

Suzy Bennett is our compère for the night. A former Butlin’s Redcoat, Suzy’s bubbly yet saucy style has seen her support the biggest names in comedy, from Jo Brand to Jack Whitehall.  Jimmy Carr was so impressed with her that, after becoming a ‘Comedy Idol’ finalist, she supported him on tour and appeared in his 'Stand Up' DVD.

Bronwen Stephens

For a real treat, international mezzo-soprano, Bronwen Stephens, will serenade you to some of Opera’s classics … but with a feminist twist.

Kate Smurthwaite

Kate performs at the major comedy clubs across the country alongside writing for some of the top comedy shows like 'Have I got News for You'. Alongside this, Kate campaigns tirelessly for women’s rights and is a regular political commentator appearing on BBC News 24, Woman’s Hour, The Jeremy Vine Show, Question Time and many more.

  • Winner ‘Editor’s Choice Award’ Edinburgh Festival

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Mercedes Benson

Mercedes (actually a character developed by actress Gemma Layton) is a regular on the comedy circuit. Her YouTube video "Shopping in Lidl" has become an internet hit with over 1 million views.

  • Finalist in the Gilded Balloon New Sketch Act competition
  • Funny Women and Laughing Horse semi-finalist.

'Comic Genius ... wonderful'

Claire Mooney

Described as a 'radical chanteuse', Claire's music has been defined by her passion and her politics. She writes of protest, peace, justice, love and life. Her performances contain an enthralling blend of passionate, playful and political songs.

She is a regular guest and presenter on the BBC and other radio stations with a loyal fan base.

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"A supremely gifted songwriter and performer ... Mooney kept the crowd enthralled"
Leicester Mercury

Sajeela Kershi

Sajeela is a prolific comedy writer who performs her award-winning comedy across the UK and hosts her own Chortle-Award winning comedy club. You may well recognise her from ’Shallow Halal’, her award-wining ‘Immigrant Diaries’ or from Brendon Burns’ Perrier award-winning ‘So I Suppose This Is Offensive Now’.

  • Winner ‘Asian Women of Achievement'
  • Winner ‘Angel Award for Artistic Excellence’
  • Star of Edinburgh Award Winning Show
  • Finalist Hackney Empire

‘.. a treasure’ The Spectator
‘Rising Star’ BBC Radio
‘Hugely talented, extremely funny, divine diva’ Time Out

Nula Hula

Nula is a dynamic hula hoop artist and teacher and has just become part of the Roundhouse Circus Collective (congrats Nula!). She performs and leads workshops at family events and festivals nation-wide, bringing hula hoopery magic to people of all ages.

She could just be the star of the show!


Ada Campe

A comedic magician extraordinaire, Ada has appeared alongside Jack Whitehall, regularly appears at the Edinburgh Fringe and on the cabaret circuit (not the burlesque variety!).

"Ada Campe, clad in fishnets and leotard took to the stage resembling an unhinged super-villain" Diva Magazine

Carmina Masoliver

Carmina writes and performs her poetry at festivals across the UK and is a resident artist at the Roundhouse. She founded 'She Grrrowls’ to showcase talented female artists, is editor of Poetry&Paint, runs a Spoken Word club and somehow also finds time to act as an Academic Mentor! Her poetry often deals with serious issues (like her award-winning anti-Page 3 work, 'Paradise' or her ‘Apology for Yarl’s Wood’) but she’ll be in more light hearted mood this evening.

  • Winner Poetry Rivals Competition
  • Long-listed for Young Poet Laureate for London Award


Round off a fabulous evening by dancing to hits from the big female acts from the ‘60s to now. With DJs Amy and Jo expect Bonnie Tyler, Bananarama, the Go Gos and more!

With LED hula hoops and pass the parcel, this will be dance as never before.