WELCOME TO LONDON’S MOST INTERACTIVE COMEDY NIGHT


15 Comedians.

5 Minutes on the clock.

Who will beat The Blackout?

YOU DECIDE.


– ABOUT –

Having run a traditional open mic for many years, our waiting lists to perform were becoming longer… and longer. With The Blackout format we can get to acts quicker, speeding up the process of being seen and hopefully being developed at Up the Creek.
The idea is for performers to have at least five minutes of comedy material…if not the stage is plunged into darkness as you hit The Blackout.

Each event features 15-17 acts who are given 2 minutes of free stage time.
At the start of each night our MC hands out Blackout cards to three members of the audience. They are the crowds representatives for the evening. After the set 2 minutes, they can choose to hold up their Blackout card if they are not rating your performance. When all three cards are held up you get a BLACKOUT. All lights on the stage shut down, leaving it in total darkness.
But if you last the whole five minutes, the music blares triumphantly, lights flash because CONGRATULATIONS, YOU BEAT THE BLACKOUT!


Stand Up Comedian - Ginnia Cheng. 'Submissive or just tired?' 👀 The Blackout
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The Blackout - Dan Pitts - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Daman Bamrah - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Chris Riley - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Amy Xander - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Molested By A Ghost - Ellen O'Reilly - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - PETTY GANG - Ibrahim Sessay - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - I HAVE IBS - Katie Green - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - HAD ENOUGH FINGERING - Richard Spalding - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - HAD ENOUGH FINGERING - Richard Spalding - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - CORONA VIRUS - Harjeet Cheema Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - FLOSS WITH ROPE, MIND THE GAP - Gbemi Oladipo Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - BLACK GUY SMALL...? - Andrew Mensah Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - CASUAL RACISM I'M BANNED - Sam Picone Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - CASUAL RACISM I'M BANNED - Sam Picone Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - I WOULD EAT A DOG - James Selvey Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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I F**K GUYS JUST NOT IN A GAY WAY | Michael May | The Blackout
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The Blackout - Miss Muriel M Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Miss Muriel M Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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The Blackout - Philipp Kostelecky.Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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Stand Up Comedian - Ginnia Cheng. 'Submissive or just tired?' 👀 The Blackout
The Blackout -  Dan Pitts - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout -  Daman Bamrah - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - Chris Riley - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - Amy Xander - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - Molested By A Ghost - Ellen O'Reilly -  Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - PETTY GANG - Ibrahim Sessay - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - I HAVE IBS - Katie Green - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - HAD ENOUGH FINGERING - Richard Spalding - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - HAD ENOUGH FINGERING - Richard Spalding - Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout -  CORONA VIRUS  -  Harjeet Cheema Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - FLOSS WITH ROPE, MIND THE GAP - Gbemi Oladipo Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - BLACK GUY SMALL...? - Andrew Mensah Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - CASUAL RACISM I'M BANNED - Sam Picone Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - CASUAL RACISM I'M BANNED - Sam Picone Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout - I WOULD EAT A DOG - James Selvey Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
I F**K GUYS JUST NOT IN A GAY WAY | Michael May | The Blackout
The Blackout -  Miss Muriel M Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout -  Miss Muriel M Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
The Blackout -  Philipp Kostelecky.Comedian - Stand Up Comedy - Funny
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– UPCOMING –



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                                                            PERFORM

                                                            Do you have what it takes?

                                                            Perform at The Blackout

                                                            Please get in touch with us if you'd like to perform at The Blackout.

                                                            PERFORM

                                                            – TESTIMONIALS –

                                                            The Blackout is a top night for audiences and comedians alike. The audiences are in control and so if getting to shatter an aspiring comedians dreams in front of your very eyes is your thing, then this is the night for you.Johnny Cochrane
                                                            You can see anything from the stars of the future to people who probably shouldn’t be allowed on stage – and sometimes they can be equally funny. You get to choose who keeps talking, and who gets walking (I’ve just come up with that now and think it’s a cracking catchphrase)!Ian Smith
                                                            The Black out is the best way for me as a comedian to see the acts that will replace me one day as well as the acts that I will always be better than. I. Love. It. John Hastings

                                                            Get in Touch


                                                            If you would like to either perform at The Blackout or enquire about tickets, please email us at Thursdays@up-the-creek.com.

                                                            Hours


                                                            Thursday 7.30pm – 10.30pm


                                                            Contact


                                                            Address 302 Creek Road, SE10 9SW

                                                            Phone 0208 8584581

                                                            Email thursdays@up-the-creek.com

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