Jason Cook’s bringing comedy and swing to South Shields

Jason Cook
Jason Cook

Funnyman Jason Cook is aiming to providing a host of entertainment in South Tyneside and beyond.

The comedian and creator of BBC sitcom Hebburn is bringing comedians from around the globe to South Shields and combining comedy and swing with his new band, The Geordie Rat Pack.

The swinging show, which also stars Neil Grainger, Steffen Peddie and Glen Roughead, is on at The Stand, in High Bridge, Newcastle.

The unplugged gig kicks off at 8.30pm on November 1 and costs £10. To book, go to www.thestand.co.uk or call 0191 300 9700.

The Geordie Rat Pack will appear after that at the Customs House in Mill Dam, South Shields, on January 16, next year. Tickets for the 7.45pm gig cost £15.

Jason is launching his own comedy club at the venue on October 24. The 7.45pm show features Dave Hadingham, Adam Row and Tom Stade. Tickets are £9.

A New Year’s Eve special is also being held on December 31. Tickets cost £15. To book, go to www.customshouse.co.uk or call 0191 454 1234.