ANGELOS EPITHEMIOU - Skinner appeared as Angelos Epithemiou on series 6 of Shooting Stars[1] as a permanent member of Team B, replacing Johnny Vegas. In series 7 and 8, he replaced George Dawes as the score keeper. The character's signature tune is "Drop the Pressure (Jack Beats 'Rinsed Out Rave' Remix)" by Project Bassline. He is (apparently) of Greek origin and resides in Neasden.
He is on the dole. He was originally introduced by Bob Mortimer as a competition winner, as well as a burger van owner from 'somewhere in the North East', although this aspect of his character was gradually sidelined. As the character developed, Epithemiou showed an ongoing obsession with Ulrika Jonsson, and revealed that his burger van had been destroyed by his brother Agathius. He also appeared in a series of YouTube clips alongside David Earl whose character Brian Gittins employed him at his cafe, and who was increasingly envious of the fame Epithemiou was gaining on Shooting Stars. Skinner appeared on BBC Three show World Cup 2010's Most Shocking Moments with other celebrities, reviewing and making jokes about incidents in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. This was one of the first appearances on TV since performing as the character Epithemiou on Shooting Stars.

In 2010 Skinner took the Epithemiou character on a UK tour titled Angelos Epithemiou & Friends Christmas Show; due to popular demand, venues introduced additional dates throughout December 2010.
He appeared four times on Soccer AM during 2011 and 2012, and was a guest panellist on the BBC music quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks in December 2011. In August 2011, Renton appeared as Epithemiou in BBC Radio 1's Fun & Filth Cabaret, part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He ended each of the shows with a HARDtalk-style interview.
In December 2011 Skinner won the Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist at The British Comedy Awards for his work as Epithemiou over the previous year. In the same month, he appeared as Epithemiou on the Christmas special of The Rob Brydon Show.
In 2012, he starred in his own show, The Angelos Epithemiou Show, on Channel 4. He also appeared as John Meringue in the Reeves and Mortimer quiz show Vic & Bob's Lucky Sexy Winners.

Epithemiou took part in Channel 4's Come Dine with Me on 4 January 2013. He served tinned mushroom soup with white sliced bread for the starter and employing a burger van to cook his main dish. The only dish he cooked was a swiss roll for dessert: however his guests were told to go home halfway through their desserts and had to finish their food in their taxis on the way home. Epithemiou appeared alongside Debbie McGee on Pointless Celebrities in December 2018, raising money for motor neurone disease.

DANNY BUCKLER - One of that rare breed – a magician meets comedian and all things in between - Danny Buckler first started performing his mirth-filled magic on the shop floor of Harrods of all places. Spotted on the floor at Mr Al Fayed’s famous shop by the rich and famous, Danny was soon invited to entertain at exclusive events for the likes of Oasis, Bruce Willis, Kevin Kline and the Sultan of Brunei, before finding his way on to UK comedy circuit. By now a fully fledged stand-up comedian, Danny Buckler was asked to support Victoria Wood on a nationwide tour and later joined the show Victoria Wood and Friends at London’s famous Adelphi Theatre alongside Ms Wood and Imelda Staunton among others. Watch Danny Buckler and you’ll see a true showman.Danny Buckler conjures up the laughs with a unique mix of traditional stand-up, improv, audience participation and a smattering of magic, all combined with an easy-going storytelling style. Danny has already appeared in his own show for Channel 4 – Danny Does Tricks and in 2004 he fronted the BBC 1 prime-time Saturday night special Secrets of Magic.

ERYN TETT - Word play, short jokes, odd observations and surreal storytelling set to a charmingly uncomfortable rhythm. “Fast-moving and absurd…beside ourselves with laughter”- Diva Magazine. "Her writing – weird but with at least one toe still in observational reality – is intriguing"- Steve Bennett. Awards Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Finalist ‘18 Funny Women Semi Finalist 19’

COMEDY AT THE CON! 6th Feb 2020 Doors 7.30 Show 8pm
Price(s) of entry:Early bird online from £9.00 @
only plus booking fee. Union Music:£11/9 (concessions) plus booking fee. Door £12/10
Reservations on 07582408418

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Function Room

Club Members can hire the function room for parties, meetings and other events, especially on Saturday evenings. Rates are very reasonable and we can provide all sorts of additional resources to make your evening go with a swing!

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Opening HoursOpening Hours - Temporary restricted times due to COVID-19

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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm*

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* if no customers may close 1 hour earlier


The current membership year started on 30th June 2019. Due to COVID-19 memberships are extended and will not expire until further notice

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Q - Where are you?
A - We're located at 139 High Street in Lewes town centre. If you're coming by road from the Brighton direction we're on the left, just after Shelleys Hotel before the bottleneck and next door to Lewes Old Grammar School (see the map below).

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