I am very pleased/nervous to announce that I will be making my stand up comedy debut with a ten minute slot at Stand Up For Mission at Mission in Sunderland on Saturday 4 February (not long then!). I will be appearing alongside some very funny people including Del Strain, Demetrius Deech and Adam Hess (2011 winner of Chrotle Student Award).

You can get more information about this event at

I would like to thank the organisers of this event for giving me this opportunity to see what I can do and I’d like to say thank you to everyone else for your support, retweets, donations and everything else. I have been amazed at the response that I have had (even comedy legend Richard Herring has wished me good luck) and it has just made me want to try it more. I have to give a special mention to Hannah (@hotlipshannah) who has given me so much advice and support since I decided to do this too.

I hope to see some of you in the front row to see how out of my depth I really am (trust me, I’ve made the mistake of checking out the other acts on Youtube!) and don’t forget to tell me if you know of any other open mic opportunities.

You can also show your support by donating to Scope at http://www.justgiving.com/standupforlee or donate £5 by texting ‘SUFL99 £5′ to 70070.

In the meantime, check out these videos of Del Strain…..

And Adam Hess….