THIS IS NOT A CULT

Tuesday 17th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £4.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/17-nov-15-this-is-not-a-cult–camden-head/

The Edinburgh festival is over. Comedians must begin again from scratch. Watch us scratch. Alternative new material night.

Hosted by your beloved ALEXANDER BENNETT:
‘Very funny’ – BBC
‘Warm, insane and very funny – The Guardian

‘a performer and a producer of some refreshingly different material’ – Chortle
‘‘Witty, weird and dark, the one to watch out for: at the spearhead of a wave of great new comics. All hail Alexander Bennett!’ – Harry Hill

FERN BRADY

FERN BRADY: PEOPLE ARE IDIOTS

Monday 16th November. Time: 9:30 pm Tickets: Pay What You Want (Donations after the show) https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/16-nov-15-fern-brady-people-are-idiots-camden-head/

Lots of people are surprised when other people turn out to be idiots. Fern isn’t and will teach you to lower your expectations for true happiness. Join award-nominated Fern (8 out of 10 Cats, Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy ExperienceSeann Walsh’s Late Night Spectacular, writer of new BBC3 show Radges) in her barely anticipated debut hour.

★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ One4Review
★★★★ EdFest Mag
★★★★ The List
★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ TV Bomb

‘brilliantly on point’ The List
‘dry charisma’ The Guardian
‘crude, rude and utterly brilliant’ Ed Fest Mag
‘natural, forthright comic ability’ TV Bomb
‘an erudite performer and compelling to watch’ One4Review
‘The stand-up stage is her natural habitat and the laughs flow from beginning to end’ The Herald

 

PETE JOHANSSON: DVD WARM UP

Monday 16th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £6.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/16-nov-15-pete-johansson-dvd-warm-up-camden-head/

Pete Johansson doing a test show comprising of the best most provocative thought worthy pieces from the last three years in preparation for his DVD taping the following week. A rare opportunity to see him do long form comedy in London before he moves back to Canada.

TRIPLE BILL!

TRIPLE BILL: TAMAR BROADBENT & TEZ ILYAS/HARRIETT KEMSLEY

Sunday 15th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: FREE (Donation after the show) https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/15-nov-15-double-bill-tamar-broadbent–tez-ilyasharriett-kemsley-camden-head/

Three superb comedians present their new works-in-progress. In the first section we have the wonderful musical comedy talents of Tamar Broadbent (★★★★★ Broadway Baby) followed in the second half by Tez Ilyas and Harriet Kemsley.

TAMAR BROADBENT
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Rip It Up Australia
★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
★★★★ A Younger Theater
★★★★ Female Arts
‘something really special’ – Female Arts
‘I predict a great future’ – Michael Palin
‘Effervescent energy and easy charm’ – Rip It Up Oz
‘If we are all superheroes, then she is the leader of the pack’ – A Younger Theatre
‘Lightning-fast comedic strokes, side-splitting timing, and an impressive set of pipes’ – Broadway Baby

TEZ ILYAS
As seen and heard on BBC’s The Now Show, Asian Network’s Big Comedy Night, Comedy Shorts and London Live’s Not the One Show)
FINALIST: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2013
TOP JOKES: Edinburgh Festival 2015 – The Mirror
★★★★ Fringe Guru
★★★★ One4Review
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘Sartorially stylish and winningly cheeky’ – Chortle
‘original, witty and incredibly clever’ – Arts Award Voice
‘A comic voice to listen out for in future’ – The Independent

HARRIET KEMSLEY
(As seen and heard on BBC3’s Comedy Marathon, London Live’s Funny Rotten Scoundrels and Radio 1’s Comedy Lounge)
NOMINEE: Leicester Mercury Award 2014
‘Top Five Up and Coming Funny Females’ – The Sun

‘Excellent writing’ – Chortle
‘Funny bones’ – Bruce Dessau
‘A hilarious combination of bashful and weird’ – Three Weeks
‘A quirky, very funny new stand up..her style is refreshingly original and she’s a seriously good writer’ – Time Out

SATURDAY NIGHT COMEDY!

Saturday 14th November. Time: 8:30pm (Doors open 8:00pm. Tickets: £10/£8.50 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/335439

This Time Out Recommended, sell out Saturday night show has been going for 20 years (formerly known as Hampstead Comedy Club and now resident at Camden Comedy Club!). It is hosted by the incomparable Ivor Dembina and accompanied by the live orchestra of Andy Zapp.

IVOR DEMBINA
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ The Mirror
★★★★ Guardian
★★★★ Wow247
★★★★ Three Weeks
‘genuine comic genius’ The Skinny
‘funny and thought provoking’ Three Weeks
‘terrific gags…delivered perfectly’ Broadway Baby

Line Up:
Funmbi Omatayo, Craig Murray, Damian Kingsley, Steve Best with Ivor Dembina as compere.

CHATBACK COMEDY!

CHATBACK COMEDY’S FRIDAY NIGHT!

Friday 13th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm. Tickets: £8.00/£7.00

https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/13-nov-15-chatback-comedys-friday-night–camden-head/

This regular Evening Standard and Time Out recommended show presents another tip top night of stand up comedy at Camden Comedy Club (Voted number 16 best comedy club in London by Time Out London!)

LINE UP:

DAMIAN CLARK
(As seen on Australia Rove Live, RTE’s ‘I Dare Ya’ & ‘Republic of Telly’ and Comedy Channel’s ‘Damo does Edinburgh’)
★★★★ One4Review
‘distinctive and possessing a comic talent beyond his years.’ – Chortle
‘A relentless onslaught of crippling laughs.’ – The Skinny
‘Hilariously surreal…well-wrought set delivered with brio and huge charm…Amazing.’ – The Scotsman
‘Scorchingly funny and charmingly engaging.’ – Three Weeks

*MORGAN BERRY *
★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The Mirror
★★★★ EdFest Mag
★★★★ Informed Edinburgh
★★★★ Mumble
★★★★ Fest
‘rising star’ Chortle
‘a rare bit of talent’ Mirror
‘captivatingly funny’ Chortle
‘nonstop infectious laughter’ Fest

*ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING *
WINNER: New Act of the Year 2014
FINALIST: Laughing Horse New Act 2013
‘One to Watch’
– Time Out
‘a bold and fresh comic voice’
– The Stage
‘Clever and quirky without ever being inaccessible’
– Bruce Dessau
‘there’s no denying Beckett-King is dependable and distinctive act en route to a successful comedy career’
– Chortle

DAPNA BARAM
★★★★★ Bunbury Magazine
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘a natural story-teller’ – Broadway Baby
‘fresh and enlightening’ – The List
‘a wonderful and hilarious performance’ – Broadway Baby
‘Her fantastic way with words and bone dry humour has the room in fits of laughter’ – Bunbury Magazine
‘savvy, ballsy, wonderfully witty’ – The Girl with the Edinburgh Tattoo

& MORE TBC!

VYSE SQUAD

Thursday 12th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: FREE! https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/12-nov-15-vyse-squad-camden-head/

Not, A vice squad: a police division whose focus is stopping moral crimes like gambling, narcotics and prostitution or The Vice Squad: A Punk band who’s catch phrase is Stand Proud Stand Strong.

No!!

Beth Vyse is running a new comedy night in Camden in town where a squad of Comedian’s have free reign to make stuff up, try new things and hope for the best. A different line up each month…

TOM WARD & RICHARD TODD

CKP & PBJ Present: 

An evening of stand up comedy with Tom Ward and Richard Todd…

Wednesday 11th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: Pay What You Want (Donations after the show) https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/11-nov-15-tom-ward–richard-todd—work-in-progress-camden-head/

‘Bridge Over Toddled Warder 2015’

Join us at Camden Comedy Club for a multi-coloured, off-beat evening of
stand up comedy as two men combine the carefully crafted with the here
and now. The show introduces us to the benefit of loving a woman who
values kettles over romance, hard working monsters in the local cafe,
the housing crisis facing slugs, why wig wearers don’t doff…and
more!

Richard Todd:

Amused Moose Laugh-off Winner 2012

“A smart surrealist” (The Independent)
“An inventive comic thinker” (Chortle)

Tom Ward:

Tom Ward – BBC Radio New Comedy Award Finalist 2014
“Equal parts hilarious and bizarre” (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard)

“Very funny” (The Stage)

A SKETCHY NIGHT

A SKETCHY NIGHT WITH MID-BROW AND FRIENDS

Date: Tuesday 10th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £5.00

https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/10-nov-15-a-sketchy-night-with-midbrow–friends-camden-head/

After a superb run at the Edinburgh Fringe Mid-Brow and a sell out October show at Camden Comedy Club, Mid-Brow are back with another show chock full of their favourite guest acts. This smart and insightful pair are the ones to watch.

WINNERS: Best New Sketch Act 2015
★★★★ The List
★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals
‘wondrous skits’ Edinburgh Festivals
‘A gleefully mischievous hour’ The Skinny
‘Talented duo…the pair steers a clear course through the waters of sketch comedy, lampooning their targets but staying one step ahead of expectations’ The List

PAUL DUNCAN McGARRITY

PAUL DUNCAN McGARRITY: TODAY IS THE GOOD OLD TIMES OF YESTERDAY 

Date: Sunday 8th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: Pay What You Can (Donation after the show)https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/8-nov-15-paul-duncan-mcgarrity-today-is-the-good-old-times-of-tomorrow-camden-head/ 

Archaeologist and stand up comedian Paul Duncan McGarrity brings his Edinburgh solo show back to Camden for a second showing! This show looks at why we revere the past and why we are absolute fools to do so. (★★★★ The Public Reviews)