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Carl Denham

Stand-up comedian, compère, host

From parts unknown Carl Denham started performing comedy a few years ago. Venturing anywhere that’ll have him; from the Leicester Comedy Festival to The Edinburgh Fringe. He lives with A Poster of Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit which can also be occasionally seen performing at comedy nights.

He runs Contains Mild Peril, a monthly alternative comedy showcase featuring pros, rising stars and every weird and wonderful thing in-between.  Running the first Wednesday of every month in Ipswich, the event is pay what you want (if you book in advance). Some superb acts that have performed there are: Mark Silcox, Jo Fletcher-Cross, Rob Saunders, Tom Masters, Scott Casey, Chris Coltrane, Olly Watson, James Sarek, Janet Garner, Gráinne Maguire, Rosie Holt, Julia Watson, Si Deaves, Liam Sullivan, Athena Kugblenu, Ian Lane, Thom Barrett, Frankenstein’s Monster, The USOL Hyper Bowl, Haran X, Simone Belshaw, Charmian Hughes, Hannah Rosen, Siân Doughty, The Man With A Bag On His Head, Trev Tokabi, Lee Ashcroft, Lucy Roper, Faye Treacy, The Story Beast (John Henry Falle), Ali Warwood, Rob Saunders, Georgie Morrell, Ed Aczel, Pauline Eyre, David McIver, Sean Sellers, Rosie Wilby, Rosie Holt, Arielle Souma and Will Jones

Carl is (obviously) the host of Carl Denham’s Fabulous Fleapit of Franchises & Friends, a podcast loosely based around the idea of watching a film series with a friend. Each episode features a special guest/s (who is usually up to something interesting) and a franchise of their choosing. Special guests have included sci-fi author Jamie Sawyer, musician Josh Newton, comedian Esther Berntzen, musician/comedian/podcaster Rob Saunders and writer/actor/supervillain Holly Powis. You can find it most places you would a podcast.
In 2016 he joined Liam Sullivan, Thom Barrett, Rob Saunders and the mighty Joe Frost for Salacious B. Crumb’s Luxury Biscuits a multi-hander show as part of PBH’s Free Fringe. This year he’ll be joining them again with a show that will have a marginally more sensible name.

Some competitions he didn’t win:
So You Think You’re Funny Semi Finalist 2016
2nd Place Colchester New Comedian of The Year 2015

Some people saying nice things about him:
“Quirky, intelligent, deceptively laid back and very funny, Carl Denham is a true postmodern comedian” – Hazel Humphreys promoter Wivenhoe Funny Farm

“…his intelligent, on the spot observational humour never fails to put an audience in a feel good mood.” – Cheryl Hemmingway

“I hear the venom of his kind can kill a bear.” – Sarah Gordon