09/04/2023 @ Aces and Eights Saloon Bar
Doors: 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Price: £5.00

Comedians Josh Pugh & Amy Matthews will be bringing you an hour of big hair and medium-sized ideas. Josh and Amy are writing their brand new shows and will be test driving their latest material in an hour of laughs and flailing about. Sound.

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Amy Matthews

Amy’s intelligent, distinctive and warm stand up has earned her a glittering arrival on the comedy scene. Lily Allen meets Kate McKinnon (Broadway World) in comedic force, as Amy weaves in and out of wry despair and whimsical imagination.


BAFTA award-winning Scot Squad
Comedy Underground
Breaking the News
Susan Calman’s Socially Distant

Channel 4 Sparks sketches


BBC 5Live

BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio Scotland


Winner of Best Newcomer (Scottish Comedy Awards 2019)

The List’s HOT 100 (Top 10 Comedians)

‘So You Think You’re Funny?’ Semi-Finalist


Jessica Fostekew, Wench 2022

Rachel Fairburn, Maniac 2021

Alfie Brown, Lunatic 2019

Josh Pugh

Josh Pugh is a comedian and writer from the Midlands. He was nominated for Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for his show ‘Sausage, Egg, Josh Pugh Chips & Beans’ in 2022. He was winner of English Comedian of the Year and the Birmingham Breaking Talent Award. He is known for his frequent viral hit videos such as ‘Inventing the four cheese pizza’ and ‘Piss up in a brewery’.

His upcoming television appearances include Hypothetical, Question Team, Unforgivable, Live at the Moth Club and Rosie Jones’s Disability Comedy Extravaganza. He appeared in new sitcom Sneakerhead and has written on an upcoming Spencer Jones show Deep Fakes as well as writing for Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Emily Atack Show and The Island.

Josh will tour with his award nominated and critically acclaimed Edinburgh show in 2023.

Josh runs cult account @GrassrootsCoac5 on twitter and recently published a spin off book ‘Grassroots: A Step Dad’s Quest For Silverware’ – available on Amazon.

Impressively, Josh has played for England’s Partially Sighted football team for the past 10 years and played in 3 World Championships. He has 50 caps for England.

“Inarguably five stars… he’s destined for the big leagues”

– British Comedy Guide

“A gentle surrealness and a big dollop of hilarity”

– Sunday Post

“Remarkably solid, dependable comedy… a satisfying hour”

– Daily Telegraph

“A stealthy, clever and heartwarming show”

– Guardian

“Stirringly excellent with his stand up, the comic keeps the laughter flowing freely”

– List