Looking for something to do in London this Friday or Saturday night? Come on over to Yuk Yuk’s London for an evening of hilarious comedy featuring Laurie Elliott and Ben Bankas, hosted by Manolis Zontanos.
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8PM
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club at the Western Fair District
This Week’s Comedians
Laurie Elliott is a stand-up comic, actor and television writer. She is a winner of the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award and is a four-time winner of Best Female Stand Up at The Canadian Comedy Awards.
Her stand-up credits include the Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival (where she was chosen by the late, great Joan Rivers to perform on her final Gala show), the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Comedy Factory in Rotterdam, Raw Comedy Club in Stockholm, the SheDot Comedy Festival in Toronto, and a gala run at the Cape Town International Comedy Festival in South Africa.
She has had recurring roles/appearances on MuchMusic’s Video on Trial, CBC’s The Red Green Show (she married Harold!), The Jon Dore Television Show, Match Game and The Debaters. Laurie’s voice can be heard on many animated series such as Total Drama Island, Scaredy Squirrel, and Camp Lakebottom. Laurie was also a regular on WWF star Chris Jericho’s award winning web series, But I’m Chris Jericho.
Writing credits include five seasons of the Total Drama Series, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Rocket Monkeys, Camp Lakebottom, Fugget About It, Showcase’s Almost Heroes, Disney’s My Babysitter’s a Vampire, Hulu’s original series Mother Up starring Eva Longoria. Laurie is currently co-show running a series for YTV called, The Three Amigonauts.
Ben Bankas is from downtown Toronto, born to a violinist father and visual artist mother. 27-year-old Ben has been performing stand up comedy since age 19. Ben’s edgy observational humour and commentary is to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages. Ben has performed at the Jewish Comedy Festival, the Cannabis Comedy Festival, 420Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square, NXNE, Comedy Bar, Thunder Bay Comedy Festival, Second City and was previously a regular comic at The Corner Comedy Club and Absolute Comedy before joining Yuk Yuk’s in 2019. Ben’s ability to connect with a crowd makes him an excellent addition to any show, whether as a host/MC, guest appearance, or feature act.
Manolis Zontanos is a Canadian standup comedian from Hamilton, Ontario who has appeared on The Comedy Network, Just For Laughs, MTV Canada & more. Touring the world as a comedian, Manolis has worked with the likes of Russell Peters, Ari Shaffir and Rick Shapiro to name a few. His unique brand of humour allows audiences into the mind of a simple, yet at the same time very complex man that leaves people feeling as though they made a new best friend. He is not one to miss!
- Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Shows are UNCENSORED & UNCUT and therefore you must be 19 + to attend.
- Yuk Yuk’s comedy may contain adult language and subject matter as a means of entertainment, is not intended to offend or demean our guests.
- We ask customers to please consider this in advance before purchasing a ticket and attending a comedy show.
- The opinions and mature subject matter expressed by some comedians DOES NOT express the views of Western Fair District management and staff.
- NO ADMITTANCE once show is underway for 15 minutes or more.