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SAMM's Comedy with headliner President Obonjo

  • SAMM's 29 Bridge Street Peterborough, England, PE1 1HJ United Kingdom (map)

SAMM’s Comedy presents a night of live comedy with headliner PRESIDENT OBONJO

With support from STEVE MCLEAN and JANET GARNER

Your guest MC for the evening is the very funny AARON SPALDING


President Obonjo, is an upcoming and increasingly successful stand-up comedian. As the larger-than-life, uber-confident, self-appointed, side-splitting dictator of 'Lafta Republic', President Obonjo has quietly been leading a comedy revolution to become the first President to take over the comedy industry by storm. He has been creating rumblings by storming New Act competitions including winning Luton Comedian of the Year, Runner-Up at Great Yorkshire Fringe and was a finalist in the Naty New Act of the Year competition 2016. His previous solo show President Obonjo Stole My Identity was performed in 2015 at Bath Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals in 2015 and 2017 to packed crowds and critical acclaim. His latest show the Rise of the Comedy Dictator was performed at Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival in 2017 and at Leicester Comedy Festival in 2018.

What the press have said:

“It’s a great comic construct, with lots of seized opportunities for playing with the clichés” – Steve Bennett, Chortle

“There was the potential of that high-status, comedy bomb-proof kind of character that Alexis Dubus has created so successfully with Marcel Lucont.” - Ben Veneables, Londonist

“This hour-long show was a revelation... Not at all what I was expecting.” - John Fleming

“On the face of it, it works as a well-crafted political comedy, exposing how the world has treated Africa and left much of it to suffer corrupt governments led by the likes of Obonjo. But it's the layers of context that really make this a fascinating, bewildering and painfully funny experience.” - ☆☆☆☆☆ Fringe Guru



Steve McLean is comedian who's obsessed with toys and geek culture. His 2018 Edinburgh Fringe show was called Action Figure Archive and was a hit with both critics and audience. Despite the show being a work-in-progress, it managed to make three fringe 'top ten' lists. It also had a near capacity run and gained excellent reviews (''A hilarious walk down memory lane'' - The Herald, ''A fun examination of nostalgia and nerdiness'' Wired Magazine.) Steve had been performing for over five years and has appeared on TV shows like Charlie Brooker's Election Wipe (BBC1), Very British Problems (C5) and Soccer Am (Sky TV).


With her no-nonsense, down to earth style, Janet turns preconceptions about the 'older lady ' on their head.
If you've already seen her, you'll know what the buzz is all about. If you haven't, do it. You'll find out.
Quotes: "Janet is the bollocks. " Russell Kane
"If Eastenders was like this we'd all be watching It." Mick Ferry

AARON SPALDING (Insta @ajspalding26 Twitter @AJ_Spalding)

Fresh from being voted Butlins Cutest Toddler in 1997; Aaron Spalding is a purveyor of angsty stories and witty one liners. Aaron Spalding has an endearing charm that grabs audiences from the get go.

“A great spot” - Laughing Horse Comedy Club, Promoter
“Hilariously inventive” Three Weeks Guide

This a monthly night showcasing some of the best Stand up comedians all for just £5.

Unfortunately there is no disabled access due to the stairs