Islington comedy night

Comedy in Angel – October 9

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Laugh Out London presents another night of excellent value alternative comedy headlined by the delightful Spencer Jones

Date: Monday 9th October 2017
Venue: The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LN
Nearest station: Angel (7 minute walk)
Time: Doors 7.30pm, Start 8pm
Tickets: £5 advance, £7 on the door

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The last few years has seen the whole comedy world fall in love with Spencer Jones and his alter-ego The Herbert. Three Edinburgh shows that mixed props, clowning, mime and silliness have received was universal acclaimed, culminating in a Best Show nomination for this years “The Audition”. Appearances on Live at the Apollo, his own BBC pilot “Mr Winner” and starring alongside David Mitchell Upstart Crow. He’s also won two UK Barry Award, Best Show at the Chortle awards. It’s impossible not to love him.

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2017
“Unadulterated, dumb genius” – ★★★★1/2 – Chortle
“Riotously funny… touched with a baffling brilliance” – ★★★★ iNews
“A masterclass in clowning” – ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
“gleefully madcap comedy… The laughs keep coming” – ★★★★ The Guardian

Wonderfully, play full and silly Elf is a graduate of the of L’Ecole Philippe Gaulier school (fellow alumnis include Doctor Brown and Sacha Baron Cohen) and was listed on the BBC New Talent Hot List 2017. Her Edinburgh show Swan landed har a nomination for Best Show that the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2017
“This is comedy as enchantment, a show so beguiling that you don’t just love it, you somehow fall in love with it” – ★★★★★ Scotsman
“Clowning at its most accessible, and just amazing” – ★★★★★ Three Weeks
“A fast-talking, smart-thinking stand-up for whom the adjective “kooky” could have been invented for” – Guardian

We are delighted to have Richard back on the Laugh Out London stage. We were lucky enough to host a preview of his show “Monkey See, Monkey Do” which scooped the top prize in Edinburgh, has been shown on Comedy Central and toured across the world. He’s one of the most distinct and bold comics around.

Winner Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show  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
“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

One of the circuits best up-and-coming stand up talents, Kiri is also fourth of the award nominated sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop. She already has an impressive CV including her own Halloween Comedy short for sky and appearances on Comedy Central’s Stand up Central and ITV’s @elevenish.

“an increasingly impressive comic, making powerhouse standup from the thorniest of subjects” – ★★★★ The Guardian
“a frank, funny – and, yes, feminist – hour that inspired howls of recognition” – ★★★★ The Telegraph
“warm, engaging and revealing, she’s nevertheless uncompromising” – ★★★★ The Scotsman

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