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Louie Christie is an Underground Comedian

– Louie Christie on Brexit at Funny Feckers Comedy Club 2019

‘Underground Comedian’ is a phrase Louie Christie coined to describe being a new comedian who is indie, alternative, and not successful.

Louie Christie does not perform live regularly. He prefers to do comedy on this new thing called…

‘The Internet’.

Louie Christie occasionally can be found performing questionable quality stand-up comedy.

In small dark basements.

Below and above pubs.

In London, United Kingdom, and other places.

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“Always ready to ask questions about why/how we do things.”

– Pete Camp

Stand-up Comedy

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It’s a novelty torch from bonfire night.


Louie Christie does stand-up comedy only very occasionally.

Usually leaving just enough time between gigs to forget any jokes and/or stage craft.

His stand-up comedy style is alternative, observational, irreverent, a bit dry, and multi-layered.
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Alternative: Following in the footsteps of the British 1980's comedy movement that offered an alternative to the racist and mother-in-law jokes that were popular at the time. The term ‘alternative’ has somewhat lost it’s meaning ever since punk rocker Johnny Rotten started doing butter adverts. And since shop owner Malcolm McLaren manufactured the Sex Pistols boy band. This story has been corroborated by a woman in a pub, and she should know, she was a groupie at the time, and “alternative”.
Observational: Not one-liners
Irreverent: Not reverent
Dry: Not sure (computer thinks dry is a bit like Bill Murray)

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Louie Christie basically stands on stage and tells people how he sees the world.

A world which is equal parts funny, exciting, mundane[VIP], and surreal.

Funny-odd, and, funny “ha ha”.

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Louie Christie has never appeared on ITV, or Channel 4 Television, but he was a big fan of Oracle Teletext in the 1980’s. He also got a letter published once in a BBC Acorn computer magazine.

Video

– Full live show video (Safe For Work Edit)

Awards

Louie Christie has never won a comedy competition, let alone entered one.

Except once by accident in Margate.

He didn’t win.

It was won by his arch nemesis, and ex-comedy-partner, ‘musical’ comedian Boris Witzenfeld.

Boris Witzenfeld wins comedy trophy and looks a bit scarily happy about it.
Boris Witzenfeld wins comedy trophy and looks like he’s going to bottle someone with it.

Live UK Tour Dates

No upcoming events

  • Note: Get there early, doors normally open 1 hour earlier.
  • Note: If you are one of Louie’s always-late brothers, show starts 4 hours earlier.

Louie Christie is an elusive beast, and catching one of his stand-up comedy gigs is a rare prize.

He is actually founding member #16 of the Bill Murray Angel Comedy Club, and even there he’s only played twice.

Especially after they stopped returning his calls.

Louie’s Christie’s stand-up comedy gigs are normally:

  • underground,
  • exclusive,
  • questionable quality,
  • free to get in.

Louie Christie also entertains worldwide at European music festivals (mostly behind the bar pulling pints,) and is big in certain parts of the quilted multiverse.[1][2]