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Monday, 03 October 2011

Four of the UK's top comedian's will be coming to SNO!zone Milton Keynes this week.

The comedy night on Thursday 6th October is a rare opportunity to see some of the hottest stand-up comedians on the UK circuit including Mitch Benn, Meryl O'Rourke, James Mullinger and Tom Craine.

Mitch Benn's unique performance which combines music and comedy has made him one of the most sought after acts in the industry. The award-winning comedian is also a regular performer on BBC Radio 4 and BBC1's 'The One Show'.

Fresh from the Edinburgh comedy festival, Meryl O'Rourke's will be bringing her feisty stand-up performance to SNO!zone which has be described as "fantastic" by the comedian, Jonathan Ross.

Critically acclaimed, James Mullinger is one of the best new comedians on the circuit after reaching the finals of three major national comedy competitions including Jimmy Carr's Comedy Idol. Comedy legend Michael McIntyre even noted James as "the next big thing".

A rising star on the circuit, Tom Craine has won the Best Comedy and Drama category in the BBC National Student Awards in 2006 for his performances with the Guardian saying he was "disgustingly talented".

The SNO!zone Milton Keynes comedy night takes place in the SNO!bar on Thursday 6th October and tickets costs £8 in advance or £12 on the door. Doors will open at 7pm and the show will begin at 8pm.

SNO!zone is situated in Xscape Milton Keynes, MK9 3XS. For more information please visit www.snozoneuk.com or call 0871 222 5672.



Editors notes:


  • SNO!zone is the UK's only chain of indoor real snow slopes
  • SNO!zone took over the operation of the snow slope in Milton Keynes in 2000 and went on to design and build SNO!zone Castleford in 2003 and SNO!zone Scotland in 2006 to keep up with the growing popularity of snowsports in the UK
  • In the last 10 years SNO!zone has taught more than a million people to ski or snowboard and seen more than two and a half million people using its slopes to practice snowsports all year round. A further million have experienced the exhilaration of sledging and ice sliding at the three slopes
  • Each 170m long main slope is covered with more than 1700 tonnes of fresh snow - equivalent to the weight of 10 blue whales or 30,000 wheelbarrows of snow
  • SNO!zone has also featured in some of the UK's most popular TV programmes such as Big Brother, Cash in the Attic, Wife Swap  and welcomed celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Peter Andre, Heston Blumenthal, Girls Aloud and Heather Mills
  • SNO!zone nurtures some of the best young snowsports talent in the UK by sponsoring more than 60 athletes annually including Olympians Zoe Gillings and Sean Rose
  • As well as the main slope, a dedicated lesson slope at each centre allows visitors to learn the basics of skiing and snowboarding with qualified instructors
  • Activities on offer at every centre include skiing, snowboarding, sledging and ice sliding
  • When not on the slope, visitors can enjoy some après ski at the Alpine themed SNO!bars