Two Edinburgh Fringe previews for the price of one (well it’s Pay What You Want so kinda!):
ESHAAN AKBAR Following his sell-out run in 2017, Akbar returns armed with a copy of the Quran in hand. It’s a much funnier book than people give it credit for. And Akbar’s own journey tells him that faith still has a place in modern society. ‘Genius stand-up comedy’ (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine)
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
Character comedian Bryony Twydle star of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, 2016 Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off Winner and one of Funny Women’s ‘One to Watch 2017′, hosts her monthly night at Camden Comedy Club accompanied by a selection of her funniest comedy pals. Come check out some of the best sketch and character acts on the circuit (with the occasional stand-up thrown in) for only a fiver. New line up every month.
‘Sharp comic timing’ ViewfromtheGods ★★★★★ ‘One to watch for the future’ ReviewsHub ★★★★
Join Jake Howie and Ryan Dalton on the last Tuesday of the month for Jake & Ryan’s Tuesday Takeover, a comedy show that brings a wide, diverse variety of the creme de la creme of UK-based comedians to the audience of the Camden Comedy Club.
JESSICA FOSTEKEW (The Guilty Feminist, Motherland BBC2 and The Comedy Club BBC 4 Extra) presents three of her favourite acts doing extended sets of new material. Some of them will be doing 20 mins, some might be doing their whole new show!
LAURA LEXX s heard on Absolute Radio, BBC 4 Extra
“Real comedic steel” The Guardian
SARA BARRON host of ‘The Moth’ and “This American Life” and at the HBO Comedy Festival
SARA BARRON: FOR WORSE (work in progress) ‘Queen of New York’s live storytelling scene” (Jon Ronson) and host of U.S. storytelling show, The Moth, Sara Barron’s debut standup hour skewers her husband, her child, Whats App, herself, and, notably, a tweenage sex script she wrote way back in 1992.
“Darkly humorous; smart; acerbic” – Bust Magazine
LOU SANDERS: SHAME PIG Yes big topics are discussed (her labia for one), but also shame, sobriety and unrequested sex. Sanders has been a mucky little pig and now she’s rolling around in her own filth for your delight.
QUOTES ★★★★ TimeOut ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ Fest ★★★★ British Comedy Guide ★★★★ Chortle