A new series of stand-up shows from the people behind critically acclaimed The Rat Pack stand-up comedy. We present the best comedians in distinct and inspiring shows at one of London’s best comedy venues, the Camden Comedy Club. A new line up every Friday night.
Time Out Critics Choice‘Classy stand-up show. Laid-back, cheesy, joyful fun and a wonderfully friendly vibe’ Time Out
A new hour of hard truths and hilarious rants from the hardest working Type-A personality in show business. Come along or Trump wins. ‘Darkly funny, bristling with star-tongued satire and incisive wit’ FEST MAG
Six phenomenal acts go head to head for your approval as poetry and comedy collide with unexpected and hilarious results! Our resident team captains are joined by the most exciting comedy and poetry acts from around the UK. We’re mashing up the two art forms in an epic battle of spoken word. Who wins? You decide…
Press: ★★★★★ The Latest ★★★★★ The Argus ★★★★★ The Public Reviews ★★★★ Three Weeks Magazine ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag Fringe Review – Highly Recommended Show‘witty, fast paced, and most importantly funny.’ – Fringe Review‘This is a great show, showcasing some real talent.’ – Three Weeks‘edgy, energetic comedy at its best. Far funnier than your average prime-time fare’ Sunday Express‘The crowd were in stitches, their roars delivered a 1-0 victory for poetry over stand-up and my preconceptions were suitably challenged.’ – Mashable UK‘The result – well, it was decided by audience participation. But it didn’t really matter – the audience were the winners.’ – The Reviews Hub
Our shows are friendly. open, intimate and honest and the stories moving, life-affirming, shocking, captivating or just plain hilarious. It’s different to a comedy show where the expectation is laughter… here laughter comes, but it’s a part of a whole breadth of other emotions and reactions to the stories and it makes for a rich, fulfilling evening’s entertainment.
Come on down and experience one of the friendliest and most memorable nights London has to offer. We’d love you to get involved, whether it’s telling a story, suggesting a new theme or just coming down to watch the night, there is something for everyone at Natural Born Storytellers.
“You are definitely onto something here. This was one hell of an evening. Like really properly captivating stories that enthralled, moved, tickled, challenged and above all entertained. Such a brilliant event”
Top oddball comics trying new stuff for the price of a pint. This Is Not A Cult was recommended by TimeOut and included in their list of the top 10 Cheap/Free comedy nights in London.
“We think deliberately named to put people off” – The Londonist.
As seen on Mock The Week. ‘Relentlessly silly and gag-laden’ (List). **** (Herald, List, Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, ThreeWeeks, One4Review.co.uk). As heard on BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama and Radio X
‘Drolly original reasoning’ and ‘zinging turn of phrase’ (Scotsman) is a must-see. Betts’s rigorous curiosity and lively imagination make him one of the most exciting acts around. (Daily Telegraph) Top 20 Jokes of the Fringe 2015
‘Confidence in her writing, that was not misplaced’ Chortle
‘A twinkle-eyed comedy natural’ ***** (ShortCom.co.uk). ‘A side-splittingly comical entity’ ***** (TheUpcoming.co.uk). ‘Joyously bonkers…the perfect level of exaggerated oddness’ **** (Chortle.co.uk)
As seen on Comedy Central’s the Alternative Comedy Experience and Irish Pictorial Weekly on RTÉ. ‘A distinctive inspired comic mind’ (Scotsman). ‘Tiernan boasts a magnificent curl in her lip and snarl in her voice’ (Sunday Times)
PAUL DUNCAN MCGARRITY
“Practically bursting with energy… a hard act to follow” — ThreeWeeks
ELLIS AND ROSE
“High-energy, innovative stuff from two engaging, entertaining guys” – The Scotsman
Malcolm Hardee Award Winners
★★★★ The Stage ★★★★★ one4review
‘Anarchic… touched with madness. A producer and performer of some refreshingly different material’ Chortle
‘Inspired: a comedian with plenty of potential’ Skinny
Join Old Sara P *(Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You?, Mock the Week)* as she tackles new topics and ideas. She will be joined by some comedy friends also working out their new bits. Come and join in the fun! 👵🏽👻
Our annual sell-out New Year’s Eve show is back with another excellent line-up of top notch comedians! Come and say goodbye to 2017 in style! Log onto our website to book and to see what we have planned!
Ticket also gets you you entrance to Camden Head’s NYE party.
Early booking highly recommended.
LINE UP: MC: ESHAAN AKBAR Winner: Piccadilly Comedy Club’s Comedian of the Year 2016 ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★ Fest ‘Laugh out loud’ One4Review‘an accomplished debut from a classy comic’ The Scotsman‘an informed comic perspective and a near-universal appeal’ Fest“So slick, I could have been watching a Live at the Apollo set’ Bruce Dessau‘There is no doubt that Akbar will soon go places: his comedy is reflective, relevant, political, observational, relatable and, above all, it is laugh out loud hilarious’ EdFest Magazine‘GREAT back story, check. Surprisingly nifty Bollywood dance moves, check. Engaging personality, check’ The Herald
TEZ ILYAS(Star of BBC Radio 4’s TEZ Talks and BBC Two’s Live from the BBC.) ★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Daily Record ★★★★★ Arts Award Voice ★★★★★ Ed Fest Magazine ★★★★ The Times ★★★★ The Telegraph ★★★★ Evening Standard ★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ Sunday Times ★★★★ One4Review ★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ The List ★★★★ Herald ★★★★ Fringe Guru ‘His zingy upbeat style…enlivens every story’ Chortle‘Warmth, wit and plenty of laughs’ The Guardian‘never less than good fun…keeps us ticklishly on our toes’ The Guardian‘articulate, passionate, thoughtful and also crowdpleasingly teasing’ Evening Standard
JAMES LOVERIDGE ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ The Reviews Hub ★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★ Arts Award Voice ★★★★ EdFringe Review ★★★★ Fringe Biscuit ‘self-deprecating and sharp’ EdFringe Review‘Loveridge’s timing is exceptional; he knows exactly where in a joke to place the punchline’ Broadway Baby‘He had the rest of us in stitches throughout a polished yet ever-evolving act, with asides and quips just as strong his actual jokes’ The Skinny‘Loveridge brought out some of the shock and awe – all with a smile on his face, too’ The Reviews Hub
ANDREA HUBERT(WINNER OF THE BEST DEBUT SHOW AT WHAT’S ON LONDON COMEDY AWARDS 2016) ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★ Whats On London ‘lacerating wit’ The Scotsman‘gifted storyteller’ Fringe Guru‘Smart, engaging and charismatic, Hubert is a hit’ LondonisFunny‘Deeply cynical, sarcastic and wonderfully honest’ Broadway Baby‘her slick, fluid set is rich with inventive, sarcastic gags all hung around an intriguing personality’ Chortle
GARRETT MILLERICK ★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★.8 Bouquets and Brickbats
★★★★ TV Bomb
‘Angry intelligent stand up’ Time Out
‘Wants to entertain you and does it superbly’ Mirror
‘We laugh. A lot. He’s really very good. This is definitely one of the best stand-up acts we’ve seen this year’ Bouquets and Brickbats*’booming voice and bullet proof confidence…a pretty constant supply of laughs, driven home hard in this cracking yarn’ Chortle
A new series of stand-up shows from the people behind critically acclaimed The Rat Pack stand-up comedy. We present the best comedians in distinct and inspiring shows at one of London’s best comedy venues, the Camden Comedy Club.
Time Out Critics Choice | ‘Classy stand-up show. Laid-back, cheesy, joyful fun and a wonderfully friendly vibe’ Time Out