LONDON, October 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Jon Richardson Seann Walsh, Aisling Bea, Bec Hill, and Nick Helm are combing their comedy talents for one evening at Laughing Point, a West End-fundraiser in aid of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint.
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The special gig at London's Palace Theatre on Monday 12 October will also include sets from a very special guest, and Welsh funny man Ellis James who will be acting as compere. Tickets are now on sale, with money raised from the event going to support Centrepoint's work in giving homeless 16 to 25 year-olds a future.
Laughing Point made its West End debut in February 2014 and has built up a reputation for providing punters with top quality comic talent with Stewart Lee, Daniel Kitson, Josh Widdicombe, Sara Pascoe and Katherine Ryan all performing at previous events.
Richard Utting, Head of Events at Centrepoint, said: "It's exciting to have so many fantastic comedians come together to support us.
"Events like this are a really important way of helping us to raise the funds we need to provide young people with the support they need to turn their lives around. It's a fantastic line up and we expect tickets to go fast, so grab your friends, family and colleagues and join us."
Centrepoint works with 8,400 homeless 16-25 year-olds each year, providing not only a safe place to stay but also the vital support needed to tackle physical and mental health problems, access education or employment and learn vital life skills.
Tickets are priced from £8.50 - £31.00. Show starts at 7.30 pm. To buy tickets visit: http://nimaxtheatres.com/palace-theatre/centrepoint_laughing_point or call +44(0)844-482-9676
Notes to Editors
Aisling Bea , Nick Helm, Bec Hill, Josh Howie, Elis James, Jon Richardson, Seann Walsh, Mike Wozniak,
- Centrepoint is the leading charity for homeless young people aged 16-25.
- Centrepoint supports more than 8,400 homeless young people a year.
- It provides accommodation-based and floating support services in London and the North of England. These include emergency night shelters and accommodation-based short stay services, as well as specialist services for care leavers, ex-offenders, young single parents, foyers and supported flats.
- Centrepoint's work is about more than just providing a safe bed for the night; Centrepoint helps young people to turn their lives around by gaining essential life skills; tackling their physical and mental health issues and moving into education or employment.
- Through policy work, Centrepoint aims to influence public policy, campaigning on behalf of the young people it supports and homeless young people throughout the UK.
- Founded in 1969, Centrepoint has helped more than 100,000 homeless young people.
- HRH The Duke of Cambridge became Centrepoint's Patron in 2005.
SOURCE Centrepoint, The Youth Homelessness Charity