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WELCOME TO LONDON’S MOST INTERACTIVE COMEDY NIGHT

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15 Comedians.

5 Minutes on the clock.

Who will beat The Blackout?

YOU DECIDE.

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– ABOUT –

[/cs_text][cs_text]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![/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 3px;width: 100%;”][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_element_section _id=”15″ ][cs_element_row _id=”16″ ][cs_element_column _id=”17″ ][cs_element_content_area _id=”18″ ][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_section id=”upcoming” bg_color=”hsl(54, 100%, 50%)” parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”curve-out” separator_bottom_height=”30px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ _label=”LISTINGS” class=”cs-ta-center” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 25px 70px 65px;”][cs_row inner_container=”false” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 1″ style=”margin: 0px auto 30px;padding: 0px 5%;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/1″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”man”]- UPCOMING -[/x_custom_headline][x_gap size=”4px”][cs_text]

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              – TESTIMONIALS –

              [/cs_text][x_blockquote cite=”Johnny Cochrane” type=”center”]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.[/x_blockquote][x_blockquote cite=”Ian Smith” type=”left”]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)![/x_blockquote][x_blockquote cite=”John Hastings” type=”center”]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. [/x_blockquote][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section id=”contact” bg_color=”hsl(204, 100%, 50%)” parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”angle-in” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ _label=”Get in Touch” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 65px 0px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 1″ class=”cs-ta-center” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px 5%;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/1″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h2″ accent=”false” class=”man”]Get in Touch[/x_custom_headline][x_gap size=”20px”][cs_text]If you would like to either perform at The Blackout or enquire about tickets, please email us at Thursdays@up-the-creek.com.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 2″ style=”margin: 45px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/2″ type=”1/2″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h3″ looks_like=”h4″ accent=”false” class=”man”]Hours[/x_custom_headline][x_gap size=”10px”][cs_text]

              Thursday 7.30pm – 10.30pm

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              Address 302 Creek Road, SE10 9SW

              Phone 0208 8584581

              Email thursdays@up-the-creek.com

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