THE JEST & GUESTS

Wednesday 28th October

Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm)

Tickets: £5.00/£4.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/28-oct-15-the-jest–guests-camden-head/

Stars of Radio 4’s Sketchorama and 2015 NATYS Finalists The Jest are back from the Edinburgh Fringe – and they’ve brought guests with them. Come sample some of the best sketch and character comedy acts on the circuit at this monthly night.

The Twins Macabre (Stars of BBC3’s Live at the Electric)
Charles Booth (one of Time Out’s Character Comedians to Watch)
Revan and Fennell (Funny Women and SYYF Best New Sketch Act Finalists)

CHARACTER COMEDY WORKSHOP

Sunday 14th June. Time: 3:00pm. Tickets: £25.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/14-jun-15-character-comedy-course-camden-head/

An afternoon course which covers the basics of creating a comedy character from scratch using discussion, theory, gamesand personal development through performance. This course is focused on script writing and performing your own comic characters. The course is taught in a supportive, relaxed manner which encourages students to gently take the leap into performing and developing their own comic creations, and identifying their own personal comic voice. We’ll cover areas such as physicality, clowning, the voice, improvisation and play, scripting, monologue structure and audience interaction. Plus tips on handling nerves, learning lines and avoiding common mistakes!

Taught by: Anna Morris (Anna Morris is a multi-talented actress, comedian and writer. She has written for the Paul O’Grady Show, appeared in Outnumbered (BBC1) and Bad Bridesmaids (ITV3) and created and starred in the viral hit Georgina’s Wedding Blogs www.annamorris.co.uk)

WORKSHOP: ONLINE CHARACTER COMEDY!

Sunday 24th May – https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/24-may-15-workshop-online-character-comedy-camden-head/

An afternoon course for all levels, from the creator of *Georgina’s Wedding Blogs* (which went viral and then got her one of the UK’s top comedy agents) which covers the basic aspects of creating comic videos online and marketing them for maximum impact. Showing you that sometimes videos can make a far bigger impact/reach a larger audience than exhausting gigs and shows! There will be a mixture of practical advice, impro exercises, watching other successful online videos and working on specific character ideas that the students can bring with them.

**She’ll cover:**
– Creating comic characters which will work online and have longevity
– Writing and structure, duration and building a series
– Filming, budgets, locations. Using ipads/professional crew and other means!
– Uploads, titles, blurbs
– Marketing: press, social media, targeted marketing, building a fan base & subscribers
– Long term intentions: sending to agents/producers/casting agents. Marketing yourself as brand.

Taught by: Anna Morris (Anna Morris is a multi-talented actress, comedian and writer. She has written for the Paul O’Grady Show, appeared in Outnumbered (BBC1) and Bad Bridesmaids (ITV3) and created and starred in the viral hit Georgina’s Wedding Blogs www.annamorris.co.uk)

El Jaguar

Early Show. 6pm. Fri 21st Nov. Tickets: Pay What You Want!

El Jaguar is a luchador* from Guadalajara, Mexico! El Jaguar has wrestled in the WWE! El Jaguar has come to London to bring you his own brand of comedy and entertainment! El Jaguar hopes you join him for a night full of comedy, music, and interesting occurrences!

Fresh from an Australian comedy festival tour former WWF wrestling superstar El Jaguar comes to London with his high energy, highly interactive comedy onslaught.
witness the dizzying heights of mediocrity! Be spell bound by desperate attempts at humour!

*a luchador is a masked Mexican wrestler

★★★★★ Melbourne International Comedy Fest
‘A rip roaring show of immense proportions’ -theatreview
‘an hour of light-hearted tomfoolery’ Chortle
‘El Jaguar absolutely dominated the stage’ – The Au Review
‘El Jaguar drew laughter from everybody in the room.’ – heckler
‘Derek Flores has created a wonderfully appealing alter-ego’ – Chortle