Following the sell out performance of Milton Jones at MECA Swindon; the laughs will continue into the New Year with the booking of Glenn Wool.
Canadian born Glenn will be appearing at MECA on Wednesday 1st February 2012 as part of his “No Lands Man” world tour with support performers that are still to be confirmed.
Glenn began his comedy career in his hometown of Vancouver in 1995. He moved to London in 1998 and quickly became one of the rising stars of the London and international comedy circuit having performed in Australia, New Zealand, USA, South Africa, Switzerland, France, Croatia and Arabia. Glenn was nominated for Best International Stand Up at The New Zealand Comedy Awards and Best Headliner at the Chortle Awards
In recent years Glenn has hit the International circuit in a big way, performing to huge crowds in Singapore, Holland, Dubai, New York and Los Angeles where he is currently living. He’s also a popular addition to many of the great Summer music Festivals in the UK, including Reading & Leeds, Latitude, Bestival, Download and of course Glastonbury.
Glenn is a regular TV face having made appearances on The World Stands Up, Comedy Blue and Edinburgh and Beyond for Comedy Central, Never Mind The Buzzcocks,The BBC Stand Up Show, The Live Floor Show, 28 Acts in 28 Minutes and The Comic side of Seven Days for the BBC. He continues to be a regular in Comedy Cuts, the comedy show from ITV2. Glenn also wrote and starred in What’s The Story?’ broadcast on Channel 4 as part of the Comedy Lab season.
Radio is familiar to Glenn too having recently been in Political Animal and 28 Acts in 28 Minutes for BBC Radio 4 as well as headlining 4 at the Store (R4) and The Late Night Comedy Show for Radio 1.
MECA’s Steve Causer said “It’s great to have such an internationally acclaimed comedian coming to MECA as comedy nights is now a regular part of our programming”
“Effortlessly funny with an affability that other comics can only dream of – you have to go and see Glenn Wool. ” The Guardian said.
"Edgy, imaginative, funny and original, Canadian born Wool sets the standards at the fringe” Daily Telegraph commented
“If like me, you believe that nobody could be much funnier than a cross between Jack Black and Meat Loaf, then you’ll be pleased to learn that such a man exists” The Independent on Sunday exclaimed
“Absolutely hilarious” stated The Independent
Tickets costing £10 plus booking fee are available from www.swindontickets.co.uk; Swindon Tourist Information Centre or call Swindon MECA on 01793 495527.