CHATBACK COMEDY!

CHATBACK COMEDY’S FRIDAY NIGHT!

Friday 20th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: £8.00/£7.00

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!)

FELICITY WARD
As seen on BBC3’s ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’ and at Soho Theatre (UK) and on ‘Spicks and Speck’s, ‘Thank God You’re Here’, ‘Good News Week’ & many more (AUS).
AWARDS:
Nominee: Best UK Club Act – Chortle 2014
Nominee: Barry Award – 2012
Nominee: Best Show – MICF 2013
Winner: Time Out Best Local Act – 2011/2
Nominee: Best Comedy – Adelaide Fringe 2012
★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★★ Big Issue
★★★★ Time Out
★★★★ Scotsman
★★★★ Fest
★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The List
‘Comedy at its’ finest’ – Three Weeks
‘explosively funny routines’ Chortle
‘Extremely animated and compelling’ – The Skinny
‘A filthy high speed hour of breathless laughs’ – The List

TOM ALLEN
(As seen and heard on BBC Radio 4’s Just a Minute & Great Expectations, C4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats, BBC2’s The Review Show, E4’s The World’s Great Bodyshockers & more!)
WINNER: So You Think You’re Funny 2005
TOUR SUPPORT: Sarah Millican & Josie Long
‘One of the funniest acts on the circuit…he has continued to storm every gig he does’ – GQ Magazine
‘Tom Allen is a natural for the form – witty, engaging and a great storyteller. Expect to see him on your television screens soon’ – The Arts Desk
‘Catch him now and you’ll be able to tell people how you saw him before he was famous’ – The Telegraph
‘Gives the tradition of camp comedy a firmly 21st century twist.’ – The Guardian
‘It’s great to see his light-entertainment prowess being recognised’ – The Independent
‘Tom Allen, a great storyteller whose ability to provide riotous entertainment deserves to net him a wider audience’ – The Guardian

TIM RENKOW
WINNER: Leicester Square Comedian of the Year 2014
WINNER: Amused Moose Laugh Off 2014
NOMINEE: Chortle Best Newcomer 2014
FINALIST: Chortle Student Comedy Award 2013
★★★★ Chortle
★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘hilarious’ The Scotsman
‘confirms Renkow as one of the UK’s most promising new stand-ups’ Chortle
‘Genuinely funny and edgy insights into some of the bigger issues of the day’ Broadway Baby
‘Hard-hitting stuff from the boy from Memphis… anecdotes from his life that are at once appalling and hilarious…’ The Scotsman

TREVOR LOCK
(As seen on C4’s Star Stories, BBC Radio 6’s Russell Brand’s Radio Show)
‘Hilarious.’ – TimeOut
‘Truly sublime stand up.’ – London Lite
‘Superbly comic writing.’ – The Sunday Times
‘Funny, moving and clever.’ – The Scotsman
‘Strangely charming and absolutely entertaining.’ – The Independent
‘He has a totally unique wellspring of gags. In a different league really.’ – London Is Funny

& more TBC!

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

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

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!

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)

DOUBLE BILL!

DOUBLE BILL: EXPECT THE UNEXPORCUPINE & FOXDOG STUDIOS!

Thursday 5th November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: Pay What You Want! (Donations after the show)

Two superb shows, two glorious double acts that we saw lots up at the Edinburgh Fringe. Comedians from both also performed at Camden Comedy Club’s *Lunchtime Laughs* so they’ve got our stamp of approval!

FOXDOG STUDIOS LTD
One of our favourite shows from the Edinburgh Fringe – we saw it five times! Digital, geeky, funny – basically a bit of everything! They had an outstanding Edinburgh Fringe this year and now they’re in Camden!

Seven facts that’ll change how you think about IT rock’n’roll… It is music and computer programming. It is by a real IT consultancy, who recently had a large corporation tax bill. They are recouping losses with this lecture series on PAT testing. Audiences connect their phones via our on stage wifi. Play our games, music, animatronic dogs. Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 compliant.

★★★★★ Broadway Baby
★★★★ Time Out
‘If Flight of the Conchords met Moss from the IT Crowd, and they had two illegitimate love children that they then left them in a room unsupervised – this would be the result’ – Broadway Baby
‘Ridiculously good fun and mightily impressive. It’s funny, too…if you don’t enjoy their brand of techy musical comedy, there must be something wrong with your hardware’ – Time Out

EXPECT THE UNEXPORCUPINE
2015 New Act of the Year Michael Stranney and Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Runner Up Olaf Falafel bring you an hour of fun-filled silly comedy. With a mixture of off-beat characters, one-liners, outlandish tales and an irrelevant spinning wheel, they invite you into their wholly unique worlds.
★★★★ Three Weeks
★★★★ EdFest Mag
‘A delight’ – Chortle
‘both ambitious and very smart’ – EdFest Mag
‘Original & entertaining’ – The Girl with the Edinburgh Tattoo
‘This is a satisfying, slick and silly way to spend an hour. – ThreeWeeks

BEN VAN DER VELDE’S BLUE PLAQUE LAUGHS

Tuesday 3rd November. Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm) Tickets: Free (Donation after the show)

The history of London is built on the brave, fantastical and often very funny endeavour of it’s unique citizens. Boxers, boozers, poets and campaigners are all commemorated with blue plaques around the capital. Join Ben Van der Velde and friends as they tell tales of London’s finest residents and suggest a few more who should get their own memorial.

 

GENRE CLAUDE VAN DAMME

DINNER & A MOVIE WITH GENRE CLAD VAN DAMME

Thursday 29th October. 

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

Tickets: Free!

Share some of your best worst dating stories to inspire something even more embarrassing – long form improv. And after that – The Movie! Never-before-seen movies created from audience suggestions that span every era, every style, and every genre, but never with 3D glasses.

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)

COMEDY DROP-IN

Monday 26th October. 

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: £10.00 http://thinkbeforeyoulaugh.com/index.php/drop-ins-3/

Bi-monthly pay as you go comedy drop in taught by Ivor Dembina. Whether you’re a comedian looking to create some new material or sharpen up the old stuff, pop by for a rigorous comedy workout! Each session has a theme which is announced in advance.