JAMES DOWDESWELL’S PERFECT PUB
Time: 20:00 (doors open 19:30). Price: FREE (donations bucket at the end).
George Orwell wrote an essay on the perfect pub. A fictitious pub called the Moon Under Water. With the help of the audience, James, as seen on *Russell Howard’s Good News* and Ricky Gervais’ *Extras* (BBC) designs the perfect pub. *’An excellent line in comedy’ (Guardian). ‘A real master of the comedian’s craft’ ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ‘I was drunk with laughter after James had been pouring me pints of jokes’ ★★★★★ (RemoteGoat.com).*
Two super dudes bring their Edinburgh Fringe solo shows here.
ANIL DESAI: IMPRESSIONS OF A HINDUDE
The stand-up chameleon and international movie star impressionist brings his new, funny-loaded, fast-faced, friendly and philosophising comedy show to Edinburgh – for free! ‘Incredible… Extraordinary… Stunning’ ★★★★ (Pun). ‘A possessed schizophrenic tour de force … more than an impressionist’ ★★★★ (Hairline.org.uk).
ARCHIE MADDOCKS: AIN’T GOT NO BEHAVIOUR
Ain’t got no behaviour! That’s the accusation Archie has had shouted at him his whole life. Join this exciting and award-winning comedian for 45 minutes of astute observations and stories of his own ineptitude, where he attempts to figure out where he stands in the world. And why he still Ain’t Got No Behaviour. Amused Moose Laugh Off runner-up 2014. ‘Surely destined to rise through the ranks in the next few years … If he can keep coming up with gems like that, the sky is the limit’ (Bruce Dessau, BeyondTheJoke.co.uk and Evening Standard).
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
Wed 31st Dec. 8:00pm. Tickets: £15 (include entry to after show party at Camden Head!) http://www.wegottickets.com/event/300840
Chatback Comedy present a New Year’s Eve spectacular at Camden Comedy Club. Featuring a stellar line up of top notch comedians, join us to see the year out with a hilarious bang!
Regular at The Comedy Store, The Comedy Cafe & lots more!
(As seen on ITV’s ‘Show Me The Funny’, BBC3’s ‘Laughter Shock’, Paramount Comedy’s ‘The World Stands Up)
NOMINEE: Best Newcomer – Black Entertainment Awards
Support Act for Dave Chapelle, Steven K Amos & Jack Whitehall
‘pacy, upbeat and infectious’ Chortle
★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ The List
★★★★ Broadway Baby
(As seen & heard on Sky1, BBC1, ITV2 & Radio 4)
‘Really funny’ – The Scotsman
‘witty, intelligent and soundly relevant’ – LaughSpin
‘Fast, fluent and very funny stand up’ Venue
‘Not only charming and affable but also disarmingly intelligent’ The List
‘Brilliantly assured and commanding stage presence…..a super impressive comedy brain’ – British Comedy Guide
‘Seeing Matt Green was an unexpected dream tonight’ – Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
‘Comic gold…Green cannot fail to impress anyone who appreciates a good stand-up routine.’ – Three Weeks
WINNER: Squeakies Clean Comedy Competition 2012
FINALIST: Leicester Sq New Comedian of the Year 2012
‘Rising star.’ ABC
‘A blend of self deprecation & razor sharp quips – all wrapped up in good old fashioned comic charm’ Up The Creek
‘A bellyful of laughs…someone who connects with the audience and keeps them entertained’ Bedfordshire News
Finalist: NATYs 2014
Finalist: Amused Moose Laugh Off
‘An impressive set’ – Bruce Dessau
‘fresh and original…terrifically clever’ Broadway Baby
‘He sells his material with a charismatic and enthusiastic style that stands him in good stead’ Chortle
“Showed remarkably good stage presence and audience control… Brilliant” John Fleming
with MC **CONOR DRUM**
(As seen on RTE Comedy Awards & heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra)
‘high quality material.’ The Skinny
‘shrewd observational humour’ Broadway Baby