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Suspiciously Cheap Comedy
January 28, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm£3 – £5
The biggest and best new-material night in London returns. Previous line ups have included Daniel Kitson, The Boy With Tape On His Face, Tim Key, Bridget Christie, Pajama Men, James Acaster, John Kearns, Sara Pascoe and more. All for the suspiciously cheap price of £5/3.
The biggest and best new-material night in London returns, with the biggest and best acts..
You won’t want to miss this.
Olympic-level voice-thrower Nina Conti has won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film. ‘Devastatingly witty’ **** (Times). ‘Gut-bustingly funny’ **** (Daily Telegraph). ‘Nothing like it onstage’ (Evening Standard).
Laser-sharp taboo removal. As seen and heard on BBC3, BBC1, Radio 4, Comedy Central and Channel 4. Winner Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer 2015. Winner 2014 Chortle Awards Best Newcomer. ***** “Hilarious… clever, touching and funny” The Mirror. ****1/2 “Hagen’s debut hour is fantastic… consistently funny, personal, and a slyly powerful show…this certainly is the show of a winner” Chortle. **** “Compelling, beautifully constructed… Hagen is a lovable guide through a tale that digs deep, but with a very light touch” The Guardian. **** “A charming show, if littered with unexpected filth” Sunday Times. **** “There are few comedians who make a room as warm as Sofie Hagen does… the Danish comic has impeccable control of her craft“ The Times.
Megastar in waiting. Sorry – megastar in comedy. Awful at waiting – look how much he’s already done: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Nominee 2017. **** Evening Standard – “Passionate, articulate, witty.” **** The Sunday Times – “This sharp debut explores his many contradictions with primetime warmth. Watch him.” Guardian Recommended Show 2017
TASH DEMETRIOU + ELLIE WHITE
Anarchic double act. As seen/heard on: Vic and Bob’s House of Fools (BBC Two), Tim Key’s Late Night Poetry Programme (BBC Radio 4), Stath (E4), Inside No. 9 (BBC Two), The Other One (BBC Two), Top Coppers (BBC Three). ‘Undisputed stars’ (Fest). ‘Comic genius’ (Skinny).
HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY: GOOSE
Sweaty one-man cartoons. ‘A fabulous, breakneck performer who morphs feverishly between characters and ideas’. The Independent. **** ‘Sparkles with wit…you just have to submit to this force of nature, until it deposits you, dizzy but exhilirated’ (Chortle), **** ‘A work of theatrical mastery and comic innovation…deconstructive, satirical and stunningly structured’ (Fest).
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP
Your new favourite sketch group, you just don’t know it yet. Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2014. Winners: Best New Sketch Act and Audience Choice Award at London Sketchfest 2014. ***** (The Sunday Times, The Skinny, Arts Award Voice, Broadway Baby, Short Com), **** (Mail on Sunday, Time Out, Metro, Fest, Gigglebeats).
AND RESIDENT OUT-OF-OUR-LEAGUE MC…
Leicester Mercury Finalist, Amused Moose finalist and one fourth of the Multi award winning Gein’s Family Giftshop. “She balances affection with an acute eye for the ridiculous to bring you a stand up set of well delivered, increasingly funny anecdotes..definitely one to watch” – Three Weeks.