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Join founder Kemah Bob and her incredibly hilarious camarades in comedy for a night the Evening Standard calls 'a riot of positivity and inclusivity'.
The FOC IT UP! Comedy Club is an unapologetic celebration of comedians of colour that are not cis-men
Since 2018 FOC IT UP! has brought its revolutionary energy to sold out shows in London, the Edinburgh Fringe, Latitude and Southbank Festival. ‘a vibrant and inclusive space for femmes (including women, non-binary and trans people) of colour in comedy to thrive… changing the industry, one gig at a time…’ -Pink News
Hot off recording the first season of the FOC IT UP! podcast, featuring stand-up from over 50 comedians, the Femmes of Colour Comedy Club are coming to Soho Theatre and white audience members are encouraged to check their privilege at the door
‘It’s an unapologetic celebration of comedians of colour.’Diva Magazine
About Kemah Bob: Kemah (she/they) is a comedian, presenter, writer, actor, drag artist and producer. She founded the Femmes of Color Comedy Club with one intention: to create a joyful and empowering experience for her acts and her audience. She has supported Hannah Gadsby, Nish Kumar, Desiree Burch, Jess Fostekew and The Guilty Feminist on tour. Her TV work includes It’s A Sin: After Hours, Jonathan Ross’ Comedy Club (ITV), 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4), Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC), Meet the Richardsons (Dave), Guessable (Comedy Central),Question Team (Dave), Stand Up For Live Comedy (BBC), Don’t Hate The Playaz, Karaoke Club: Drag Edition, and Stand-Up Sketch Show (all iTV2).
FOC IT UP! believes that those of us who can’t afford a night out for a laugh often need it the most. If you would like to ‘pay it forward’ and make it possible for people going through a tough time to have a good time, you can donate £16 (per additional ticket you would like to make available) at checkout.
To book a ‘pay it forward’ ticket, please call the box office on 020 7478 0100. These tickets are subject to availability and will be issued the week of the show.
'Kemah Bob and her brilliantly diverse FOC IT UP! podcast are blowing the doors of comedy wide open.'