It’s time for the 3rd annual Camden Comedy Club Birthday show! We’re printing a line-up of our favourite comedians, special guests and treats from local companies.
Plus birthday cake. Obviously.
MC: MAE MARTIN (As seen on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, ITV2’s Fake Reaction and Channel 4’s 50 Funniest Moments of 2013, heard on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 4 Extra and as tour support for Nina Conti.) ★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ The Skinny ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★ Evening Standard ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ The Times ★★★★ Broadway Baby ‘a comic with a lot to offer’ Fest * *‘The material is beautifully structured’ Now Toronto ‘Martin’s gentle charm makes it all highly watchable’ The Times ‘behind her sweetness, Martin’s quickly developing into a gutsy stand-up.’ Time Out ‘she has mass appeal, is interesting, hugely likeable, and is above all else is very funny.’ Chortle ‘It’s hard not to fall for her dorky attitude towards liberality and identity.’ Broadway Baby * *‘An intelligent bag of cartoonish energy, Mae Martin might just change the way you think’ The Mirror ‘comedy gold…seriously funny tales’ Standard
MARCEL LUCONT (Nominee: Fringe World Award 2016 – Best Comedy) ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Cream of the Fringe ★★★★★ Fringe Biscuit ★★★★★ Fringe Review ★★★★★ The Advertiser, Adelaide ★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News ★★★★ Fest ★★★★ Voice Mag ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ Gigglebeats ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ EdFringe Review ★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★ The List ‘Excellently dry’ The Times ‘Wickedly funny’ The Telegraph ‘Perfectly crafted… A quality act’ The Spectator ‘Fresh, accessible, hilarious’ The Guardian ‘As effortless and smooth as a fine silky brie…Witty, intelligent and pitch-perfec’ The List ‘A marvellous malevolent monster… Mordantly brilliant stuff’ The Scotsman ‘Wonderful French wit… Superb stuff… His elegant, sardonic turns of phrase are an utter joy’ Time Out‘ Has firmly established himself as one to watch with shows that delight and surprise in different ways’ James Kettle, The Guardian ‘Nothing could prepare us for the superb Marcel Lucont. He is devastating in his smooth, laconic French dismissal of Australian lack of sexual sophistication.’ Rip It Up Magazine, Adelaide
GARRETT MILLERICK ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★.8 Bouquets and Brickbats ★★★★ TV Bomb ★★★★ Mirror ★★★★ One4Review ‘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
CHRISTOPHER BLISS ★★★★★ Fringe Guru ★★★★ Fest ★★★★ Fringe Biscuit ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ The Skinny HIGH RECOMMENDED SHOW – British Comedy Guide ‘Simply hilarious and utterly captivating.’ Fringe Biscuit ‘One of the best character shows we’ve seen for a long time’ British Comedy Guide ‘One of this year’s hidden treasures … consistently, pant-wettingly funny.’ Fest ‘I wouldn’t be surprised at all if this act broke into the mainstream’ Chortle ‘Rob Carter is Christopher Bliss is a fabulous piece of character storytelling. This is a fresh, original show, and one of the gems of this year’s Fringe.’ Fringe Guru
JESS FOSTEKEW (As seen and heard on the BBC Radio 4 Extra’s The Comedy Club, BBC3’s The Javone Prince Show, BBC’s Pyschoville.) ★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★ One4Review ★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★ Dark Chat ‘utterly engaging’ Broadway Baby ‘packed full of humour’ One4Review ‘a masterclass in comedic storytelling’ Dark Chat ‘bang on observational comedy’ The F-Word ‘pulls her audience in quickly, putting them at ease that they are in safe hands.’ Independent