He’s joined by the superb Nish Kumar, amazing character comic Joseph Morpurgo and the sharp stand-up Angela Barnes.
Date: Tuesday April 14, 2015
Venue: The Old Queens Head, 144 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LN
Nearest station: Angel (7 minute walk)
Time: Doors 7.30, Start 8pm
Tickets: £5 advance, £7 door
Alexis Dubus’s Gallic creation is the peak of character comedy.
The irresistible Frenchman has appeared on John Bishop’s Christmas Show, BBC’s Live at the Electric and had huge success at Fringe festivals across the world.
“Fresh, accessible and hilarious” – The Guardian
“Wonderful French wit… A pitch-perfect performance… Superb stuff” – Time Out
Super Smart and slick Nish has featured in the second series of Stewart Lee-curated The Alternative Comedy Experience on Comedy Central. He’s just finished another successful run at the Soho Theatre with his third Edinburgh Show, the catchily named Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity.
“If you like your comedy to be intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking and delivered with a passion, urgency and enthusiasm then you’re going to love Nish Kumar’s show” ***** – TimeOut
“a tight, smart set from a comic who confesses self-absorption while engaging expansively with the way we live now” **** – The Guardian
“Nish Kumar is the Asian answer to John Oliver” **** – Chortle
Incredibly talented comedian, actor and improviser who is part of the acclaimed improv group Austentatious. His most recent Edinburgh show Odessa gained huge acclaim and multiple five star reviews.
“a silly, sinister, screwball tale that will have you crying with laughter and talking about it for hours afterwards” ***** – ThreeWeeks
“frantic, creative and atmospheric comedy nightmare” ***** – Broadway Baby
“beautifully absurd” **** – TimeOut
WINNER – BBC New Comedy Award
Radio 4 regular
Appearances on Mock the Week, Stand Up for the Week and more
“brilliantly funny” – Sarah Millican
“She’s just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic” – The Guardian
A long-standing favourite in the alternative comedy world and indeed a favourite of ours, funny, imaginative and silly all at once.
“Once you’ve had a few bites from her bowl of mixed nuts you’ll acquire a taste for her deliciously silly stand-up” **** – TimeOut
“An hour of non-stop entertainment with seriously big laughs, wild and free and very, very funny” **** – Chortle
“Crazy off-beat surrealism, it seems something new is happening in comedy”- The Independent