Interview with Daniel Barker (Damien Slash)

Daniel Barker is a character comedian and voice artist also known as Damien Slash. A Royal Court Young Writers Festival Winner and a Comedy Winner at the National Student Film Festival 2008, Daniel has been rapidly accruing a devoted fanbase online on his Youtube channel for Damien Slash, which has had over 200,000 hits! The…

Laugh Out London – Old Queen’s Head

Tuesday 12th February Old Queen’s Head, 44 Essex Road  London N1 8LN (Nearest Tube: Angel) Start Time: 8pm (doors 7.30) – Price: £5 advance, £7 on the door BRIAN GITTINS Now star of his own Channel 4 show Gittins, David Earl’s creation is one of the most praised character acts around. Fans of this small town cab driver…

Interview with Nish Kumar

Nish Kumar is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian and one half of sketch duo The Gentlemen of Leisure, who have delighted audiences all over the UK since 2010, including two hugely successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe. In April 2012 they masterminded a site-specific comedy tour of the British Museum in association with Monster Comedy…

The Looking Screen

Anne Chmelewsky The Looking Screen Starring Clare Presland Elizabeth Challenger (piano) The Looking Screen is a one-woman operetta about a girl’s desperate pursuit for love on the internet. The operetta is written and composed by Anne Chmelewsky (The Office, The Opera, Comic Relief 2009), stars Clare Presland and is accompanied on piano by Elizabeth Challenger. ‘Stunning Show … Pitch-perfect…

Specialist Subject: Where No Joke Is Too Niche

Wednesday 23rd January 2013  The Black Heart, 3 Greenland Place, Camden London NW1 0AP Doors: 7:30pm – Show: 8pm An all-new comedy night where comedians finally get to try out all the material that they always thought was too niche, too nerdy, too specialist to ever do in public will take place on Wednesday 23rd January 2013…

Interview with Ivo Graham

Ivo Graham is an award winning comedian, described by Time Out as “one of the best young comedians around”. After only 8 months of gigging, Ivo won the prestigious ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition in 2009. Whilst at university, Ivo performed at the Edinburgh Festival, the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and the…

Tom Craine: Work in Progress

Saturday January 12th 2013

Work in progress stand-up show from critically acclaimed comedian Tom Craine as seen on Live At The Electric and Russell Howard’s Good News.

“Wise, funny, lyrical” – Observer

“Wonderful” – Time Out

“Intelligent and effortlessly funny” –  Three Weeks

Tickets: http://www.pleasance.co.uk/islington/events/tom-craine-work-in-progress

 

Interview with Robert Ross

Robert Ross is “the top chronicler of British comedy” (Howard Maxford, Film Review). Robert has written best-selling books such as the Monty Python Encyclopedia, Last of the Summer Wine the Finest Vintage and The Complete Goodies. As a consultant, researcher, writer and audio commentary moderator, Robert has worked on many dvd releases, recording with the…

Jim Campbell – 9-Year-Old-Man

Can you become a fully functioning adult without growing up? Returning from a sell out debut Edinburgh Fringe, Jim illustrates his attempts to become a real person in a scary world where 30 is the new 20, money is broken and supposedly normal grown-ups are all confusingly weird. Top 10 Edfringe Show in the Amused…

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Amused Moose Comedy Lab

Sunday 06 January 2013 7pm for 7.30 £5 on the door (or reservations on 0207 287 3727) Ian Smith   (BBC2 Popatron)  Romesh Ranganathan  Brenda Gilhooly (aka Gayle Tuesday)  Pat Cahill  Sanderson Jones  Sara Pascoe  (Live at the Apollo) Ian Smith (BBC2 Popatron) introduces Brenda Gilhooly (aka Gayle Tuesday),  Sara Pascoe (Live at the Apollo), Romesh…