Laugh Out London returns to the Old Queen’s Head to cheer up your Monday with another set of amazing comics, including Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner RICHARD GADD!
Date: Monday 26th September 2016
Venue: The Old Queens Head, 144 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LN
Nearest station: Angel (7 minute walk)
Time: Doors 7.30pm, Start 8pm
Tickets: £5 advance, £7 on the door
Brave, bold and adventurous Richard Gadd is one of the most exciting comics around. We were blown away by his edinburgh preview with us in july and his show “Monkey See, Monkey Do” went on to win the Edinburgh Comedy Award For best show.
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show WINNER 2016
“taking the audience to a place that most comics would be afraid to go… in a unique, brilliant and hysterically funny way” – ****** The Skinny
“The wildest ride I have been on at the Fringe” – ***** The Telegraph
“A brave, funny and frankly magnificent piece of work” ***** Fest
“It’s strong stuff, and courageous: a lurid, unsparing portrait of a consciousness in meltdown” – **** The Guardian
“Gadd’s exceptional performance mean this is a show that will stay with you” – **** Chortle
Long time favorite of our ours the ever sharp Nish Kumar produced another super slick hour for this years festival which brought him a second consecutive Edinburgh Comedy Award Nomination. Add to this his face popping up all over the telly box (like Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News for You) and it’s we will be seeing even more of him in the future.
“one of the most engaging, and politically engaged, comics around” – **** The Telegraph
“Kumar keeps the laughs coming as he teases the zeitgeist” – **** The Times
“One wonders how many more years Nish Kumar can keep up the seemingly impossible trend of continually upping his game” – ***** Broadway Baby
Terrifyingly talented musical comic who’s also a member of the incredible Austentatious improvisation group.
“Rachel Parris has created a perfect hour of comedy and I couldn’t recommend it enough” – ****** Braodway baby
“beautifully crafted and performed” – **** The Guardian
“frank and honest performance that separates her from other musical comedy acts” – **** The Skinny
“effortlessly moving between poignancy and gags, making for an uplifting, life-affirming hour” -**** The List
Multi-award winning surrealist who combines absurdism and bare humanity to beautiful effect. John made history as the first person to win the Edinburgh comedy Award best newcomer and best show awards in successive years. He has gone on to star in new BBC sitcom Top Coppers.
Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show 2014 – WINNER
Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2013 – WINNER
“Now THIS is how you do absurd comedy” ***** -Chortle
“A true comedy original” **** -Time Out
“Kearns could be your new king of comedy” **** – Evening Standard
MC: Matthew Highton
“Highton has the storyteller’s gift of being able to make much out of very little, being able to vividly conjure up emotions he felt at the time and get the audience to share them here and now.” **** – Chortle