12 September 2012
Sarah Millican – named the 2011 Queen of Comedy at the British Comedy awards, and star of her eponymous TV show – is the closing act at the inaugural Stonewall Comedy Gala Girls’ Night Out on 24 September. Girls’ Night Out features an all-female line-up including Susan Calman, Shappi Khorsandi and Zoe Lyons. The show, at the Bloomsbury Theatre, also features Jen Brister as MC.
Girls’ Night Out supports Stonewall’s Education for All campaign which helps teachers, schools and local authorities tackle and prevent homophobic bullying. Other acts confirmed for the night – which is supported by g3 magazine – include Kerry Godliman, Francesca Martinez, Leisa Rea, Suzi Ruffell, Rosie Wilby and Maureen Younger.
Stonewall Director of Fundraising Catherine Bosworth said: ‘We’re delighted to announce that Sarah Millican is our closing act at the Stonewall Comedy Gala Girls’ Night Out. She completes a fantastic range of talent all performing for Stonewall, promising a hilarious evening which will help us create a better future for gay young people.’
Tickets for Girls’ Night Out cost just £25, to book call the Bloomsbury Theatre on 020 7388 8822, or visit www.stonewall.org.uk/comedy for further information.
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