Chatback’s Friday Night!

Friday 10th July. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm)

Tickets: £8.00/£7.00

This regular Evening Standard 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!)

BEC HILL
(One of TimeOut’s Top 10 Funniest Comedians on Twitter)
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
★★★★ Beyond the Joke
★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ The List
‘An act to watch out for’ – Chortle
‘side splittingly funny’ – Three Weeks
‘multi talented Hill certainly has a glorious future ahead of her’ – The Stage

JOHN HASTINGS
As heard on BBC Radio 4.
Comedy Network’s ‘One to Watch’
Winner: COCA Comedian of the Year
Winner: Montreal Comedy Homegrown Comedy
★★★★ Fest
★★★★★ Broadway Baby,
‘We’re in the hands of an appealing consummate pro’ – Chortle
‘will leave you laughing from start to finish’ – Broadway Baby

ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING
WINNER: New Act of the Year Award 2014
‘One to Watch’ Time Out 2014
‘Clever and quirky’ – Bruce Dessau
‘a bold and fresh comedy voice’ – The Stage
‘A suave stand up with some killer lines’ – Arthur Smith
‘simply the best joke about his appearance on the circuit’ – Chortle

EDFRINGE PREVIEWS!

Monday 29th June. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: £5.00 https://www.musicglue.com/camden-head/events/29-jun-15-edfringe-previews-john-hastings–chris-betts-camden-head/

A double bill of Edinburgh Fringe Previews from the talented mouths of John Hastings & Chris Betts.

CHRIS BETTS: Social Animal
Edinburgh Debut; Chris Betts loves to watch people, and his favourite view is from behind the bar. Betts has studied mankind at our watering holes and come back hopeful. Think Jane Goodall polishing glasses! Comedy Reserve 2014, NATYs finalist 2015, Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year finalist 2014.
‘Canadian Chris Betts has a confident style and a solid set… a glint of steelier edge’ Chortle
‘an enticing prospect, a Canadian who deals in off-kilter thoughts sharpened by the occasional prod at taboo topics’ The Independent

JOHN HASTINGS: Marked From The Start
John is a premature born, sorta dyspraxic, agnostic 30 year old who recently became a godparent. How could this event help his relationship with his father? From BBC3’s Seann Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular. Runner up – Martin Sims Award for Best Comedy Show 2015
★★★★★ The Mirror
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Fest

 

CHATBACK COMEDY!

Fri 26th June. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: £8.00/£7.00 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/314398

This regular Evening Standard & Time Out recommended company presents another tip top night of stand up comedy at Camden Comedy Club!

Headliner
SEAN McLOUGHLIN
★★★★ Chortle
‘Hilarious’ – Latest 7
‘perfect’ – The Skinny
‘brilliant and unexpected turns of phrase’ – Chortle
‘a strong comic voice very competently delivered’ – The List
‘He has developed a beautiful way with words…wonderful’ – Scotsman

Plus
SUZY BENNETT
As seen on BBC 1’s ‘The One Show’
Support Act: Jimmy Carr’s ‘Gag Reflex’ tour
(WINNER: Funny Women Award 2006, FINALIST: Jimmy Carr’s Comedy Idol)
★★★★ Three Weeks
‘A naturally funny person’ – Jimmy Carr
‘Vibrant, gorgeous and extremely funny’ – BBC
‘One of my favourite circuit comedians’ – Stylist
‘remarkable confidence on stage’ – Time Out
‘The incomparable Suzy Bennett, audience-friendly and risqué’ – Inside Comedy
‘Bennett has the physical presence and panache of a young Dawn French’ – Chortle
‘a refreshingly self-deprecating, shameless character’ – Three Weeks
‘Undeniable confidence and verve; she went down superbly well’ – Chortle

DR GEORGE RYEGOLD
Winner: Best Show Leicester Comedy Festival
Amused Moose Laughter Top 10 Comedy Shows 2013
★★★★★Three Weeks
★★★★ Fest
★★★★ British Comedy Guide
‘Painfully funny’ – Scotsman
‘Hugely impressive’ – Guardian
‘constant amusement’ – Hairline
‘comedy with is brutal, different and entertaining…not for the faint-hearted!’ – Fest

& more!

EDFRINGE PREVIEWS!

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.
★★★★ Guardian
★★★★ Sunday Times
★★★★ Scotsman
‘★★★★★ 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

JIMMY McGHIE & PIERRE NOVELLIE

Wednesday 3rd June. Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: £5.00 http://bit.ly/mcghienovellie

A Double bill of Edinburgh Fringe Previews from the brilliant Jimmy McGhie (‘see him now before you have to queue around the O2’ The Scotsman) & Pierre Novellie (Winner: Amused Moose Laugh Off 2013). 

SATURDAY NIGHT COMEDY!

Sat 4th April. Time: 8:30pm (Doors open 8:00pm) Tickets: £10/£8.50

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/314014

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:
Julian Deane – Chris Coltrane – Spencer Jones – Marlon Davis with Ivor Dembina as compere

CHATBACK COMEDY!

Chatback Comedy’s Friday Night! Fri 11th April. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm). Tickets: £8/£7 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/314388

This regular Evening Standard 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!).

Headliner
IAN SMITH
*(As seen on BBC shows ‘The Ark’, ‘Sweat the Small Stuff’ and ‘Popatron’)
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ Metro
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ The Skinny
‘Hilarious’– Metro
‘deft, well-executed comedy’– One4Review
‘consistently intelligent and laugh out loud funny’ – The Skinny
‘If he follows this path, the next step could be huge’ – The Sunday Times
‘Quite possibly the funniest thing I have seen at the Fringe so far this year’ – Broadway World
‘The amazement here is that Ian is not a bigger name in comedy filling up larger venues, though this only seems a matter of time’ – Informed Edinburgh *

Plus
ABIGOLIAH SCHAUMAN
★★★★.5 Talk Fringe
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Three Weeks
‘A foul mouthed sweetheart’ – The Skinny
‘Brash and to be remembered’ – The Adelaid
‘Schamaun is not just funny, she’s hilarious’ – Three Weeks
‘A smartly crass New Yorker, not for the squeamish or easily offended’ – The AU Review
‘Her cheeky honesty is completely disarming and delightful’ – Chortle

PAT CAHILL
(As seen on BBC3’s ‘Seann Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular’ & ‘Chris Moyle’s Comedy Empire’)
WINNER: Chortle Best Newcomer 2012
NOMINEE: Chortle Breakthrough Act 2013
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Metro

‘highly inventive rising star’ – Time Out
‘A comedic force to be reckoned with’ – Chortle
‘true star quality and bags of originality’ – Evening Standard
‘Stand up with a difference…reminiscent of the old great comics’ – Broadway Baby

JONATHAN HEARN
‘Very clever wordplay’ – The LP Project
‘plenty of charisma and a glint of silliness’ – Chortle
‘Hearn has an unconventional but intelligent style.” – Three Weeks

CHATBACK COMEDY!

Chatback Comedy’s Friday Night! Fri 24th April. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £8/£7

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/314390

This regular Evening Standard 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!)

Headliner
SOFIE HAGEN
(As seen on BBC2’s ‘Alan Davies: Apres Ski’)
Winner: Chortle Best Newcomer 2014
Winner: Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2013
★★★★★ – The Skinny
‘One to Watch’ – Time Out
‘instantly likeable demeanor’ – Chortle
‘All in all she was a breath of fresh air, not only as a female stand up comedian, but as the night’s funniest act in general’ – The Breaker
‘Hagen is hilarious but if she looks like butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth it’s only because she has the ice-cold heart of a killer.’ – The Skinny

Plus
SEAN McLOUGHLIN
★★★★ Chortle
‘Hilarious’ – Latest 7
‘perfect’ – The Skinny
‘brilliant and unexpected turns of phrase’ – Chortle
‘a strong comic voice very competently delivered’ – The List
‘He has developed a beautiful way with words…wonderful’ – Scotsman

*MAT EWINS *
‘a comedic force to be reckoned with’ – Fringe Review
‘a fluid gag driven set, delivered with astute timing’ – Chortle
‘moments of hilarity spurred on by Ewins infuriated, impatient wit’ – Broadway Baby
‘Silly, original and completely incomprehensible Mat Ewins’ is a comic tour de force’ – Piccadilly Camden Comedy Club

YVES BLAKE
(Yves runs hit website whowewere.com)
★★★★★ Theatre Views
★★★★ Everything Theatre
★★★★ The New Current
‘as lively as a BuzzFeed list of cat GIFs’ – Evening Standard

& MC
MAE MARTIN
(BBC3’s ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ & ‘Comedy at the Fringe’)
Nominee: Amused Moose Comedy Award 2012
★★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ Giggle Beats
★★★★ Fringe Biscuit
‘Enchanting’ – Broadway Baby
‘‘An absolute joy to listen to.’ – Giggle Beats
‘A dizzying hour.’ – Fringe Biscuit
‘Natural comic talent’ – The Skinny
‘She had the audience in the palm of her hand’ – Three Weeks

CHATBACK’S FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY!

Fri 13th March. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm). Tickets: £5.00 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/303904

Another night from the Evening Standard Recommended Chatback Comedy! This show’s line up is a corker and includes:

JOEL DOMMETT
Channel 4 Reality Bites, BBC3’s Impractical Jokers & Russell Howards’s Good News
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ Fest Mag
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Public Reviews
★★★★ London is Funny
‘confidence and charm’ The List
‘Manically funny act’ Three Weeks
‘Hilarious.. delightful tales’ Scotsman
‘an outstanding storytelling comic’ London is Funny
‘sharp intelligence and natural charm’ The Public Reviews

MASUD MILAS
Presenter: The Late Breakfast on Soho Radio
Winner: Comedy Store Gong Show 2013
Time Out ‘One to Watch’
Tour Support Stephen K Amos 2013 & 2014
‘super chilled out’ Time Out

and your compere
JESS FOSTEKEW
★★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ Fest
★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ One4Revew
‘intensely funny’ Time Out
‘great fun’ The Guardian
‘vivacious and funny’ Three Weeks
‘Tremendous fun’ The Scotsman
‘She informed, educated and entertained, a one-woman BBC’ Chortle
‘A charming and witty stage presence, and her mining of language for its true meanings is both fascinating and funny’ The List

PLUS MORE!

CHATBACK’S FRIDAY NIGHT!

Fri 27th March. 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £8/£7 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/303907

This regular Evening Standard recommended show presents another tip top night of stand up comedy at Camden Comedy Club.

Headline Act.
DAN SCHREIBER
(BBC Radio 4 ‘Museum of Curiosity’, iTunes podcast of the Year 2014 ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ & QI Elf!)
★★★★ Public Reviews
★★★★ The Scotsman
‘lively and engaging’ The List
‘Candid and consistently funny’ The Scotsman
‘fascinating and amusingly silly’ Time Out
‘An entertaining mine of fascinating facts and painfully funny tales… quality comedy’ Scotsman
‘Schreiber has funny bones and an engagingly upbeat delivery’ Chortle

plus:
PIPPA EVANS
(BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Now Show’, BBC2’s ‘Fast and Loose’ & BBC3’s ‘Live at the Electric’)
‘Evans has talent in abundance’ Fest
‘flawless, perfectly timed performance’ Chortle
‘Searing talent as a comic writer, actor and versatile singer’ Scotsman
‘Probably one of the most talented performers at Edinburgh this year’ The Independent

ANTHONY DEWSON
★★★★ The Skinny
‘Pure unadulterated hilarity’ Newbury Weekly News
‘The final line of his song about necrophilia will secure him fans for life’ Canterbury Times
‘Ant offers a musical comedy feast. He is witty, eloquent and a rhyming riot.’ The Skinny
‘Catchy tunes with innocent melodies lead to filthy final punchlines, which land perfectly almost every time’ Three Weeks

with your compere:
SUZY BENNETT
As seen on BBC 1’s ‘The One Show’
Support Act: Jimmy Carr’s ‘Gag Reflex’ tour
(WINNER: Funny Women Award 2006, FINALIST: Jimmy Carr’s Comedy Idol)
★★★★ Three Weeks
‘A naturally funny person’ Jimmy Carr
‘Vibrant, gorgeous and extremely funny’ BBC
‘One of my favourite circuit comedians’ Stylist
‘remarkable confidence on stage’ Time Out
‘The incomparable Suzy Bennett, audience-friendly and risqué’ Inside Comedy
‘Bennett has the physical presence and panache of a young Dawn French’ Chortle
‘a refreshingly self-deprecating, shameless character’ Three Weeks
‘Undeniable confidence and verve – she went down superbly well’ Chortle