Laugh Out London is back at The Old Queens Head following a run of string of sell-out nights with another top quality bill headlined by the superb NISH KUMAR!
Date: Monday 24th April 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
Long time favorite of our ours, the ever sharp Nish Kumar produced another super slick hour for last years festival which brought him a second consecutive Edinburgh Comedy Award Nomination. His face has been popping up all over the telly box of late, on shows like Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News for You. He is also the host of Radio 4’s brand news topical satire show “Spotlight Tonight with Nish Kumar” and has taken over from John Oliver as co-host of The Bugle podcast.
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2015 & 2016
“Utterly brilliant” – ★★★★★ Time Out
“A masterclass by a no-frills standup at the height of his powers” – ★★★★ The Guardian
“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
Fern’s Edinburgh show “Male Commedine” was a massive success, bringing a huge wave of critical praise her way. TV appearances include the Stewart Lee curated Alternative Comedy Experience and 8 out of 10 Cats.
“Brady’s honesty is brutal…an astounding work.” – ★★★★★ The List
“quick-witted, acerbic stand-up from someone who could soon to be a household name.” – ★★★★ The Skinny
“Great comic sensibility with moments of sparkling verve” -The Guardian
One of the funniest men on Twitter and in real life too. Rhys has appeared on Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and @elevenish. He’s had his jokes featured in the Guardian’s and Telegraph’s Funniest Jokes Of The Fringe.
“Destined for great things… Charismatic, clever and self-aware” – The Guardian
“Rhys James is a cut above his humdrum peers” – ★★★★The Independent
“Politics’ loss is comedy’s gain. The lad will go far” – ★★★★Chortle
“Sickeningly talented young stand up” -★★★★ Time Out
Rising character comedian Gabby has been gaining attention since winning the Funny Women competition in 2012. Since then she has gone on to appear on Live at the Electric (BBC3) as her alter ego Marijana, health and happiness guru to the stars.
“Best’s character comedy is sweet and sharply improvised” – The List
“Inspired performance” -The Telegraph
Guest MC – JOHN ROBINS
Yes Please! Co-host of the superb Elis James & John Robins show on Radio X, John is an excellent stand up with seven Edinburgh hours under his belt. Delightfully self assured yet self deprecating. John has appeared on Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled.
“He’s a cocky bugger onstage, is John Robins, but he can’t half back it up” – ★★★★1/2 Chortle
“Humane, interesting and consistently funny” – ★★★★ The Independent
“One of the most naturally gifted comedians I’ve seen” – Telegraph
Plus we are having one of our regular pals drop by to do some new material. They one of those types that are all over the telly box, not to be missed.