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The Rubberbandits

The Rubberbandits are the award-winning comedy hip-hop duo of Blindboy Boat Club and Mr. Chrome from Limerick, Ireland. Primarily a satirical stage and television act, they have performed throughout Ireland, the UK and USA with shows at events such as Electric Picnic, Oxegen and the Bulmers International Comedy Festival. The Rubberbandits have won awards for both their music and Comedy. In 2011 the Duo were declared "Best Irish Act" at the entertainment.ie awards, beating competition from such acts as Villagers, Fionn Regan and The Script, and also won an IFTA award for their television work.

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Tripod

There are at least four artists with the name Tripod: 1) Tripod are an Australian comedy band from Melbourne, who are slowly making themselves known elsewhere. They have a small following in the UK and a trickle of fans in the USA. Tripod consists of Scod, Gatesy and Yon. They're well known for their 'Song In An Hour' challenges on Australian radio station Triple J. Once a week they appeared on the morning show with Wil Anderson and Adam Spencer and were given a list of 'ingredients' from the listeners. They would then have only an hour to write a song containing all those ingredients.

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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners is a BAFTA award-winning British sitcom which has aired since 2008 and running three series for the television channel E4 so far. Written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the show follows the life of suburban teenager Will (Simon Bird), and three of his friends at the fictional Rudge Park Comprehensive.
The show has been nominated for 'Best Situation Comedy' at BAFTA twice, in 2009 and 2010.

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Tim & Eric

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim met in 1994 as roommates and film students at Temple University. They were instant friends and remained as such after graduation. They produced a number of short, low-budget films and cartoons for their site, timanderic.com. Their short entitled “Tom Goes to the Mayor” was selected by the Philadelphia Institute of World Cinema as a short film and was included in Penn University’s Institute of Contemporary Art. In 2001, the two compiled a tape of many of their shorts and submitted it to various comedic heros of theirs’, including Mr.

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Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin (born 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, composer, songwriter, pianist, musical director and a self proclaimed rock 'n' roll megastar. He was born in Northampton, England, and grew up in Perth, Western Australia. He attended UWA (University of Western Australia) before launching onto the world stage at the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festival by winning the Best Newcomer Perrier Comedy Award.

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Billy Connolly

William "Billy" Connolly, CBE, (born 24 November 1942) is a comedian, musician, presenter, and actor. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname "The Big Yin" (The Big One), a reference to his height. Any male visitor to Glasgow above average height may be addressed as "Big Yin" by the locals; Billy, however, is The Big Yin. An early irreverent sketch, The Crucifixion, is an example of his often controversial humour, and his style, in story and song, is known for being somewhat vulgar, and for being very critical towards respected institutions.

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Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is an Australian musician and stand-up comedian. Originally becoming famous as the drummer for Australian thrash metal band Slaughter Lord, Hughes moved to the UK in 2002 to begin his work in stand-up. Following successful Edinburgh festival appearances, Hughes has firmly established himself as a raconteur, basing much of his act around his heavy metal past.

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Folk Uke

Folk Uke is Cathy Guthrie, daughter of Arlo Guthrie, and Amy Nelson, daughter of Willie Nelson. The duo has a unique folk-pop sound and catchy lyrics, creative lyrics, notably on their original song, "Shit Makes the Flowers Grow."

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Noel Fielding

Noel Fielding (born 21 May 1973 in London, England) is an English artist, comedian and actor. He is known for his role as Vince Noir in The Mighty Boosh, which he also co-writes with fellow actor Julian Barratt. He is the co-originator of crimping. Noel Fielding performed regularly as a stand-up comedian during the late 1990s, and appeared repeatedly on the BBC television stand-up showcase Gas. His highly animated stand-up routine included surreal stories, characters, and songs, much like his later work in The Mighty Boosh.