Laugh Out London comedy club brings you a great night in Angel, Islington, headlined by RICHARD HERRING.
Venue is The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LN. MAP
Doors are 7.30pm for an 8pm start.
Tickets are £5 in advance, or £7 on the door.
One half of Lee & Herring who created ‘Fist of Fun’ and ‘This Morning With Richard Not Judy’. Richard has won praise for his stand-up shows exploring everything from the Hitler moustache to death itself. He recently hosted Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast which scooped a Sony Radio Award and is embarking on a new project ‘Richard Herring’s Meaning of Life’, a filmed monthly stand up series for the internet.
“The best comic of his generation” – GQ
‘Stimulating, exhilarating… Utterly Hilarious’ ***** – Chortle
“Clearly the work of a performer at the top of his game” – Fest
“Richard Herring’s show is a never-ending cause for delight” – The List
“As long as there are people of as high a standard as Richard Herring to make us laugh, it’ll make living that much more enjoyable” ***** – Broadway Baby
After two highly acclaimed runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, we welcome back Nish to the stage. Nish’s sharp writing will feature in the second series of Stewart Lee-curated ‘The Alternative Comedy Experience’ on Comedy Central. He’s also one half of sketch duo Gentlemen of Leisure whose most recent exploit has been giving comedy tours of the British museum.
“Slick, sharp and with oodles of charm, Nish Kumar is a comedian, and a bloody good one at that” – **** Time Out
“Impressive and accomplished….full of confidently delivered, wryly witty tales that delight in the quirks and possibilities of language.’ **** The Scotsman
“A comedian on the up” – The Times
“highly polished, subtly innovative stand-up…. He nails the punchlines over and over again…. His is a talent worth catching up with” –The Guardian
David Trent combines video and audio technology to bring a bold, aggressive and imaginative take on stand-up. His first show ‘Spontaneous Comedian’ won him a best Newcomer Nomination at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Last year’s show built on this as Trent proved to be one of the most interesting and unique comics on the circuit.
“Trent is hilarious. In a just world, splenetic anger should pay his mortgage” **** – Chortle
“Really clever, really well put together and most of all, really funny”’ **** – Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke
“TV Burp meets Brass Eye, with added self-loathing” – The Guardian
“A searing blend of live rage and mashed-up video content” – Scotsman
Charming Australian Bec Hill has established herself as one of the most fun and inventive acts on the circuit. She runs the amazingly fun Pun Run gigs and has been named one of TimeOut’s funniest comedians on Twitter.
“A powerfully positive attitude that will cheer even the most jaded” **** Chortle
“Bec Hill’s an innovative talent to keep an eye on” – **** Time Out
“Side-splittingly funny” ***** -Three Weeks
Up-and-comer Joz Norris is a key member of the heralded Weirdos group who made a live stage production of Disney’s Hook last December and will be in this year’s productionThe Colonel. He has also appears regularly at the Alternative Comedy Memorial Society and has brought several character-filled shows to the Edinburgh Fringe.
“Norris is one to watch and a real talent for the future” **** – The Skinny
“Norris is uber-confident, but he has the material to back up his tenacity” – Time Out
“Quality moments of silliness” – London is Funny