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Top comedians perform live to support autism charity

Words by Blyth Brentnall

A charity comedy show is returning this year, featuring award-winning comedians fundraising for an autism charity.

What can I expect from the show?

A selection of comedy stars will perform live on stage for the Matt and Co. Comedy Show, at the Clapham Grand on 14th November 2023, fundraising for the National Autistic Society.

The show’s lineup includes: host Matt Richardson, Rhod Gilbert, Rosie Jones, Jen Brister, Cally Beaton, Milton Jones, Paul Sinha, Josh Jones and Joe Wells. 

All the money raised will support the charity’s work and ensure autistic people get the support they need to live happy and fulfilled lives. 

The charity aims to change attitudes towards autism, improve autistic people’s lives and create a society that works better for autistic people.  

That’s great! Tell me more.

The show is hosted by award-winning comedian Matt Richardson. Matt and his younger brother, Alex, are ambassadors for the charity whose cause is close to their hearts.

Matt and his brother are autistic and have become closer as a result of working with the charity. 

“There was so much about the way he saw the world that I didn't know, until we started working together. It's been really eye opening and I feel much closer to him because of it,” Matt said.

To support the National Autism Society, buy tickets for the comedy show.

Charity check-in 

At Smiley Movement, we like to elevate the work of charities across the world. Here are three charities whose causes align with the themes in this article.

National Autistic Society. An organisation aiming to transform autistic people’s lives with advice, guidance and changing attitudes. Support them here.

Disability Rights UK. A charity led by disabled people pushing for better rights, accessibility and opportunities. Find out more here.

Sense. They work to support people with complex dissabilities. Learn more here.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Reduced Inequalities.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs