Aug 11th & 12th @ 6.30pm.
Jen Brister’s not THAT ONE, she’s the OTHER ONE, in all things, not least becoming a Mum. Confused? Check out the haircut. So, what does it mean to be gay parent in 2016? And does life really get better in your 40s? Let’s hope so. “Gorgeously talented.” Time Out “Blisteringly funny.” The List “As near perfect stand up as I have seen.” Scotsgay
A work-in-progress show.
Aug 8th-14th @ 5pm.
James Howell performs regularly on the London comedy circuit fondly reminiscing of his childhood in Wales and pondering on the life that has suddenly taken him to (very) late middle age. This is a show that will feature puns, stories and old jokes long past their sell by date, as well as some acute observations on the absurdity of life.
Reflections upon the afternoon of life (at 5pm).
Aug 8th-10th @ 6.30pm.
Single, jobless and living in his parents’ spare room, life isn’t treating Richard Stainbank well. Underemployed and underwhelmed, he finds himself at the home of the Greatest Briton with the National Trust and wonders what Winston would do.
A former Laughing Horse and Chortle Student finalist, Richard brings his debut show to the Camden Fringe. Join him as he strives to beat the black dog and escape from the wilderness. He has nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. And jokes.
“Lovingly crafted and rewarding to listen to…his set is packed with punchlines and evocative turns of phrase” Chortle
“He has taken very easily to stand-up” London Is Funny
“The strongest of the lineup…natural comic timing” Broadway Baby
Aug 13th & 14th @ 6.30pm.
Tracey likes to dream – real life proves more of a struggle. Shy and painfully awkward, this lovable outsider must navigate a world where confidence is key and reality an illusion.
The show combines character comedy and clown to create Tracey’s tragicomic world, guaranteed to make an audience laugh, squirm and cry. Created by Ecole Philippe Gaulier graduates, Nicola Cross and Madeleine Bye.
Aug 8th-13th @ 8pm.
Andrew knew this would happen. That he would end skint married struggling with two kids. He knew this would happen because Andrew is one of life’s pessimists.
But where did this pessimism come from? His Dad? Where he grew up? Or maybe it’s just him!
“Funny as hell” Rhod Gilbert
“A Great Story Teller” Time Out
“Going to be a star” The Scotsman
Aug 14th-18th @ 8pm.
Critically acclaimed character comics and two of life’s fighters perform exciting new material.
GABBY BEST – Funny Women Award Winner. Top Coppers (BBC 3), I Want my Wife Back (BBC), Glitchy (ITV2).
KAT BOND – Best known as one half of musical duo That Pair **** (The Times) – Call the Midwife (BBC 1), Dr Browns Blaps (Ch 4), Sketchorama (R4)
Twitter: @kathrynbond @best_gabby
Aug 12th-14th @ 9.30pm.
An hour of stand up comedy from “One of the UK’s best young observationalists” (The Guardian). Join Chris for a feel good show about waterslides.
As seen on Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Dave’s One Night Stand.
Co-Host of Carl Donnelly & Chris Martin Comedy Podcast (The Guardian’s top 10 comedy podcasts)
“Destined for Greatness” Sunday Times
Aug 4th @ 5pm
What would you like to happen to your Facebook and Twitter accounts when you die? Irish comedian Colin Chadwick (Radio 2, 4extra and RTE) will help you answer that question and maybe even prove the existence of an afterlife as he takes you on a tour of his Digital Legacy.
Aug 7th & 28th @ 5pm.
Award-winning comedian Tom Goodliffe brews up his brand new show – a comedian’s guide to coffee! History, culture and an epic quest to visit all of the cafes on the London Specialty Coffee Map in one day!
“Charming, intelligent wit” (ThreeWeeks).
“Wickedly insightful and instantly likeable” (Fest).
“Hilarious” (The Skinny).
Work in progress.
Aug 6th-9th @ 9.30pm.
Daphna Baram believes she has the privilege of never having to lie. This often lands her in trouble. A personal take on the political.
“Masterful… Her fantastic way with words and bone-dry humour has the room in fits of laughter” ***** Bunbury Magazine.
“Illuminating and poignant… Fresh and enlightening” The List