Matthew Reed and Faron Smith are a musical force to be reckoned with.
On the surface they appear shabby and smelly. Which they are, but with
a considerable amount of talent to boot. They burst on stage, guitars
hand, breaking boundaries with a flick of the plectrum and wooing audiences
with their cheeky charm.
Sunderland-born and bred, the pair are guaranteed crowd-pleasers with
oodles of original material. You'd be a fool not to come across them.
FHM Holsten Pils Stand-up tour finalists 2004
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the year finalists 2004
BBC Comedy award semi-finalists 2004
Finalists in the 2003 Laughing Horse New Act of the Year competition
Finalists in the 2003 Leicester Comedy Festival New Act of the Year
Finalists in the 2002 Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award
Semi-finalist (Matthew) in the 2002 BBC New Comedy Award
Semi-finalist (Matthew) in the 2001 So You Think You're Funny award
'Mental as anything and funny as f**k.' -Shaun Ryder, Daily Sport
'Each of the duo provide an individual contribution that have the crowd
in hysterics.This is what comedy club is all about' - Matt Cross, BBC
'Great physical comedy' - ITV Stand Up Britain
'A laugh-out-loud double act that doesn't just push the envelope but
gleefully bursts it open' Comedy Kav, Birmingham
'Reason alone to attend the Laughing Gas Comedy Night at the Royalty
(Sunderland) is resident compere Matthew Reed who each week reduces
the audience to a mass fit of hilarity' Sunderland Echo