DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE: FRIEND OF A FRIEND OF DOROTHY
Sunday 18th October.
Time: 8:30pm (Doors open 8:15pm)
Tickets: Pay What You Want https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/18-oct-15-deborah-frances-white-friend-of-a-friend-of-dorothy-camden-head/
The star of BBC Radio 4’s Rolls The Dice returns with her unique mix of stand-up, storytelling and improv comedy. ‘Funny, compelling and entertaining’
★★★★★ The Gay UK
★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
‘Gloriously talented’ – Time Out
‘Frances-White is a wonderful storyteller who carries the audience along with her’ – Wow247
‘This is a rare feat: narrative stand-up that is warm and moving and very human’ – The Gay UK
HAL CRUTTENDEN: WORK-IN-PROGRESS
Thursday 10th September. Time: 20:00 (Doors open 19:30). Tickets: £7.00/£6.00
Host of Live at the Apollo and star of Radio 4, Hal Cruttenden is back from Edinburgh and ready to unveil his newest show before he heads off on a UK tour.
As seen on The John Bishop Show, The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You?, The Great British Bake Off; An Extra Slice, Live At The Palladium and Have I Got News For You.
★★★★★ The Public Reviews
★★★★ Evening Standard
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
Thursday 25th June. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: £5.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/25-jun-15-the-jest–guests-camden-head/
Ahead of their return to the Edinburgh Fringe, subversive comedy quintet The Jest are back at Camden Comedy Club… and they’ve brought some guests with them. The stars of BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama and 2015 NATYS finalists host the latest in their monthly nights, featuring the very best sketch and character comedy acts on the live scene. This month’s line-up includes:
Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Nominees 2014
Winners of the Funny Women Awards 2013
“One of the brightest new talents in world comedy who’ll be making us laugh for years to come” The Guardian
“An excellent double act” The Scotsman
Winners of the 2015 London SketchFest Audience Choice Award
Creator of BBC Radio 4’s Expenses Only
And your hosts…
“It’s invigorating to be presented with a troupe that cares more about being comical than seeming cool” Broadway Baby
Well hey, who says we can’t be both… right guys? Guys?
Wednesday 24th June. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: £5.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/24-jun-15-edfringe-preview-nish-kumar–sofie-hagen-camden-head/
Chatback Comedy present a double whammy of fantastic Edinburgh Fringe previews featuring Sofie Hagen (Chortle Best Newcomer 2014) & Nish Kumar (Radio 4’s Newsjack)
SOFIE HAGEN: BUBBLEWRAP
“Extra ordinary debut show from Chortle Best Newcomer 2014. Sofie has won all the awards, been on all the TV shows, got all the best press. Ten stars. “ice-cold heart of a killer… hilarious” ★★★★★ (The Skinny)”
NISH KUMAR: Long Word… Long Word… Blah Blah Blah… I’m so Clever
Stand-up comedy from a clever boy. As heard on The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and host of Newsjack (BBC Radio 4 Extra). Featured on The Alternative Comedy Experience and Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central). Double Chortle Award nominee. Sell-out show 2014.
★★★★ Sunday Times
‘★★★★★ Intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking… A truly impressive stand-up’ – Time Out
‘★★★★ Nish Kumar is the Asian answer to John Oliver’ – Chortle
‘★★★★ A laughter-filled hour… You’ll leave both thinking hard and having had a cracking good time’ – Daily Telegraph
Sat 24th Jan. 5:00 – 6:00pm. Tickets: Free.
Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice
Deborah Frances-White previews her Radio 4 show Rolls the Dice this weekend with two half hour episodes Visa Issues and Cult Following. True stories about leaving cults and crossing borders.
‘Hilarious and heartbreaking’ The Guardian.
Thurs 15th Jan. 8:00pm. Tickets: £4/5. www.camdencomedyclub.com
Radio 4’s Sketchorama stars and 2015 New Acts of the Year finalists The Jest are back at Camden Comedy Club to host their own sketch and character comedy night, featuring the best sketch acts, character comedians…and stand-ups that they’ve let perform anyway.
This month’s line-up includes:
‘Very funny’ The Tab
“An hysterical sketch trio… thigh-slappingly good” Broadway Baby
“Guaranteed belly laughs” ThreeWeeks
“Highly talented… [her] range of characters, facial expressions and even dance moves was extraordinary” Broadway Baby
“A talented character actor” Varsity
“Laugh-out loud” Female Arts
“Unapologetic, bawdy and more importantly very, very funny” Fourthwall Magazine
Sun 23rd Nov. 5:00pm. FREE!
Deborah Frances-White tells two gripping and hilarious half hour stories about finding her birth mother and then biological father. Come and laugh and cry and be her crash test audience before she records next week.
‘Hilarious!’ The Guardian
Earlier this month comedian Deborah Frances-White did her first two works-in-progress for her new BBC Radio 4 series. There were ice dancers. It was amazing. Now she’s back and the show is recording on Monday. This is your last chance to hear it before it becomes an actual radio show! There are true stories about some incredible moments in her life, comedy and more! Come and help shape the inevitable genius.
★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘funny and poignant’ Three Weeks
‘smart, funny and interesting’ Fest
‘engaging, humorous and heartwarming’ WhatsOnStage
‘an engaging mix of comedy and story-telling in the vein of Dave Gorman’