Ref NoBSUCA/ID/1/21/2
CollectionIvor Dembina Collection
TitleStand-Up: undated (scrapbook)
Name of creatorDembina, Ivor, 1951-
Extent1 scrapbook, 1 folder
DescriptionMaterial relating to Ivor Dembina's stand-up comedy career, this material is undated or spans multiple dates.
Scrapbook (BSUCA/ID/1/21/2/1) includes:
* Flyers and posters for Comic Abuse, a comedy show featuring four solo acts from the London comedy circuit; it included a variety of stand-up styles, including satire, impressionism and audience participation. The 1989 Comic Abuse line-up was Ivor Dembina, Jack Dee, Jim Tavare, and Patrick Marber. Another year [1990?] included Phil Cornwell, Dave Cohen, Ivor Dembina, Felix.
* Poster for Ivor Dembina and Draylon Underground, at the Corner Theatre, Highbury Corner
* Poster for Ivor Dembina and Simon Bligh (Greyfriars Kirkhouse, Edinburgh)
* A biography for promotional purposes, dated, 1991, for Ivor Dembina
* Article from the Islington Gazette, 29 August 1991 about Ivor becoming a careers advisor to Islington sixth formers.
* Article from City Limits, about cabaret
* Review by Malcolm Hay in Tim Out about the Red Rose Comedy Club
* Flyer for the Red Rose Comedy Club, with listings for December [1991]
* Cuttings from the press about Ivor giving up the Red Rose compere gig to focus on performing [1991]
* Article about jewish comedy
* Articles about a series of comedy workshops at the Holborn Centre, run by Ivor in 1992.

Loose material in the scrapbook has been removed and filed in folder BSUCA/ID/1/21/2/2. Includes:
* Flyers for: London Jewish Comedy (Ivor Dembina, Dave Scheider, Leelo Ross), 'Sunday Night Comedy Club' at the Fox, Nigel Klarfeld presents Jewish Comedy, (The Old Bull Arts Centre), Crisp Entertainment Presents Ivor's Comedy Engine (Cochrane Theatre)
* A biography for promotional purposes, dated, 1993, for Ivor Dembina
* Newspaper articles and cuttings about Ivor Dembina

Admin historyIvor Dembina, transferred to the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive, University of Kent, October 2015. Some material was loaned (posters) and returned.
CategoryPress coverage
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU only (unless otherwise agreed with the depositor) for study/research purposes
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