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Event Archive - The Olio Sketch Show hosted by Pump Trolley: Pump Trolley Comedy, Lauren & the Barbarian, Bronx Cheer , Knights of the Night, The Furious Anger Fun Hour, Peter n Chris, Weekend Leisure, Pant Suits

Fri. September 23rd 2011 The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
Weekend Pass: $50; Day Pass: $25; Show: $8 at the door
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Red Cat Records
Presented by: Olio Festival

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Pump Trolley Comedy

Pump Trolley Comedy is a close-knit group of improvisers-turned-sketch comedians. The eight-member collective hails from comedy institutions like Instant Theatre, Rapid Fire Theatre (Edmonton), Vancouver Theatresports League and UBCimprov. Last year they were featured in the Olio Festival, the Vancouver International Improv Festival, and Music Wast... more info

Lauren & the Barbarian

Lauren McGibbon and Andrew Barber met in an improv class 3 years ago. Andrew doesn't remember this and Lauren pretends that it doesn't hurt her feelings. Since then, they have performed in Vancouver's stand up and character comedy scene, including Talent Time, Yuk Yuk's and many others. They have been writing and performing together since 2010 and... more info

Bronx Cheer

Bronx Cheer is cross-country comedy duo Craig Anderson and Conor Holler. In Vancouver, Craig performs at The Sunday Service, Ghost Jail Theatre, Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy, and The Hero Show. In Toronto, Conor performs at Catch23, The Jekyll & Hyde Show, and The Parkdale Comedy Experiment. They have been performing sketch together since 2007, but th... more info

Knights of the Night

Emmett Hall, Ken Lawson and Toby Berner (three Vancouver based comedians and performers) combined their senses of humour and musical prowess to form the Epic comedic/heavy-metal trio, The Knights of the Night. Under the chivalrous guise of Sir Emmeth, Sir Kenneth and Squire Toby, mythic tales are told through virtuosic song and ridiculous prose whi... more info

The Furious Anger Fun Hour

The Furious Anger Fun Hour is a Vancouver-based sketch comedy troupe featuring: Peter Carlone, Bryan Nothling, Duncan Paterson, Chris Wilson and Sam Mullins. Each month, they write and perform a brand-new 60+minutes at The Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive. For jokes and details about upcoming shows, follow them on twitter @FuriousFunHour. more info

Peter n Chris

Peter n Chris are a Vancouver comedy duo that create unpredictable and highly physical comedy that “pushes comic theatre to its limits”. They earned a Just For Laughs - Best Comedy nomination in the 2011 Montreal Fringe Festival, won Best Duo Performance in the Ottawa Fringe 2010, and were named Eye Weekly's “top five troupes to see” in 201... more info

Weekend Leisure

Weekend Leisure hosts a popular karaoke night at the Astoria on Mondays, used to have their own cable access TV show, includes both a vegan and a red-headed female as members and is a close friend of Kyles McKay. They're also jointly behind the forthcoming action movie Steel Viper Force and subsequently invite you to hold on to your asses, and your... more info

Pant Suits

They're not men, but they get things done! Local career women-about-town Amber Daniels (The Shots) and Christy Nyiri (Weekend Leisure) are the duo behind Pantsuits!, a video series that's not only breaking the glass ceiling, but doing it in time for 5pm cocktails (Moxie's sized). Gunts have never looked so professional. more info