Laugh Out London returns to The Old Queen’s Head in Islington for 2017 with another excellent bill headlined by the MARCEL LUCONT!
Date: Monday 9th January 2017
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
Alexis Dubus’s Gallic creation is the peak of character comedy.
The irresistible Frenchman has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Electric, Russell Howard’s Good News and had huge success at Fringe festivals across the world. His 2012 Edinburgh show took home The Amused Moose Laughter Award.
Winner best sketch, character or improv 2015 Chortle Awards
“The punchlines shine without any presentational trickery. The writing here is often impeccable” – **** Chortle
“Fresh, accessible and hilarious” – The Guardian
“Wonderful French wit… A pitch-perfect performance… Superb stuff” – Time Out
“a consummate showman and his control of the room is exemplary” – **** The List
Danish comic who since starting stand up in her second language has become one of the most interesting voices on the circuit. Her show wonderfully funny and personal and her Edinburgh debut scooped the best newcomer award in 2015. She has gone on appeared on Comedy Central’s Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, Radio 4’s The Now Show.
Edinburgh Comedy Award- Best Newcomer 2015
Chortle Awards – Best Newcomer 2015
“Compelling, beautifully constructed” – **** The Guardian
“Few comedians … make a room as warm as (she) does” – **** The Times
“Consistently funny, personal, and a slyly powerful show”’ – **** ½ Chortle
Brilliant Australian comic who is able to take on serious subjects such as mental health and inject them with laughs.
Winner: Best international show New Zealand comedy festival 2016
Chortle Awards Best Club Comic nominee 2016
“sharp, upbeat and self-mocking” **** – Guardian
“an engaging storyteller” **** – TimeOut
“a garishly colourful tapestry of pin-sharp comic observations… so beautifully woven together” – ***** The list
“with her command of high-octane performance… her potent mix of the absurd and the profound, and her deft anecdotal wit, Ward delivers” – **** Chortle
One of the hosts of the incredible Football Ramble Podcast (a genuinely rare football podcast hosted by actual nice funny people), former So You Think you’re Funny? finalist and Amused Moose Award nominee in Edinburgh.
“As soon as Jim Campbell walks on to the stage you know you’re in safe hands… Campbell’s audience are hanging on his every well-considered word” – **** The List
“A delightful, intellectual charmer of a stand-up routine” – **** Broadway Baby
“Exquisitely written, punchline-driven material” -Chortle
MC – ANDY BARR