Laugh Out London is proud to announce a new gig at The People’s Park Tavern in Hackney! Not only is the Peoples Park Tavern home to one of London’s best beer gardens and its own micro-brewery, but now on the fourth Thursday of the month it will be home to Laugh Out London.
On October 23 we will have a cracker of a line up to start things off in style…
Date: Thursday October 23, 2014
Venue: People’s Park Tavern 360 Victoria Park Road, E9 7BT MAP
Nearest tube: Hackney Wick/Homerton (10 min walk)
Time: Doors 7.30pm, Start 8pm
Tickets: £5 in advance, £7 on the door
This gig has sold out.
Returned tickets may be available on the door from 7.30pm
Ticket holders: please arrive before 7.55pm
Described by the Guardian as one of “comedy’s enduring eccentrics” Simon Munnery has been a pioneer of alternative comedy for over 20 years. His work includes winning the prized Golden Rose of Montreux for his wonderful TV series Attention Scum, appearances on The Alternative Comedy Experience & Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle and pretending to be Banksy’s Lawyer.
“He’s nothing less than a genius” – The Guardian
“There are more brilliant ideas in one of Simon Munnery’s shows than most comics will manage in a lifetime” –The Times
“Genius is a grossly overused and even more grossly misused word – which I am about to use. I think Simon Munnery might just be a comic genius”- The Scotsman *****
Perrier Comedy Award Winner 2004
In 2004 Will went to Edinburgh with his show “Jacksons Way” with an intital 10 day run. He came back with an endorsement from Stewart Lee, an extended run to the end of the festival and the coveted Perrier Comedy Award. Since Will has featured in Chris Morris’ Four Lions, Channel 4’s Campus and this year returned to the Fringe with new show hit “Borders” winning widespread praise.
“Brilliant, baffling in places and incredibly beautiful” ***** – Chortle
“Subtle, self-deprecating and smart….a talent too original to be confined to standup” **** – The Guardian
Daniel’s debut hour “Champions” netted him the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer in 2012. Since he has gone on to star in Vic and Bob’s sitcom House of Fools and his own serise of Channel 4 blaps. Previously since leaving his native Norway to pursue his stand up career include winning So You Think You’re Funny (2008), reaching the finals of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year and supporting Simon Amstell on tour. He also popped up on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three).
“Exquisitely crafted gags and out-and-out surrealism, at its best like a fusion of Emo Philips and Vic & Bob” – the Guardian
“You knew he was funny before he even opened his mouth” -Scotsman.
“No doubt that Simonsen has proven himself a talent to keep an eye on” –Time Out
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