[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
March 2013 - Today GamesAid announces further
details of its forthcoming comedy night, Stand Up for GamesAid. The
charity’s inaugural comedy fundraising event will take place
at The Comedy Store, London on 15
April 2013 at 8pm. Sponsored
by Indigo Pearl PR the event promises to be a barrel of laughs with
a number of familiar faces from the world of comedy waiting to
tickle your funny bits. Tickets costs £10 or £8
for students and nurses (plus booking fee) and are available now
Comedy Store website
Stand Up for GamesAid will be hosted and MC-ed by Imran Yusuf
(Best Newcomer nominee at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010) who
began his career in the games industry working for the likes of
Midway Games, Eidos and SEGA Europe before departing for the bright
lights of showbiz with appearances on The Now Show, The News Quiz
and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow.
The evening’s line-up will feature Paul McCaffrey (Russell
Howard’s Good News), Prince Abdi (The Wall, Laughter Shock),
The Noise Next Door the UK’s premier improv troop, Comedy
Store regular Paul Thorne, comedian and musician Kev Orkian and
Fosters Edinburgh award winner The Boy With Tape On His Face.
Sponsors Trion Worlds will also be celebrating the Launch of
TM, their huge multi-format open world online
shooter by buying the first 200 drinks from 6.30pm. All the more
reason to come along for an evening of fun.
Another guest will be announced on 24
th March and, due to expected demand, anyone wanting to
purchase tickets should do so now.
All money raised will go direct to GamesAid, a UK computer games
industry charity that collects and distributes funds to small UK
based charities with a focus on children & young people.
All the charities are nominated by & voted for by GamesAid
GamesAid’s Comedy Night, 15
th April 2013, doors 6.30pm at The Comedy Store,