Comedy In The 'Den


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It's back to school for some, and back to some Harpenden comedy for the lucky few!

They have a fantastic line up including Adam Hess, Tom Houghton, Kieran Boyd and Edd Hedges as MC, who will all be returning fresh from a month at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.


Adam Hess

Adam Hess appearing at this event

He has been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award (2015) Chortle Best Circuit Comedian and Chortle Best Newcomer and was a staff-writer on Russell Howard’s Good News. He has appeared on ITV's Tonight at the London Palladium, Live From The BBC, The Chris Ramsey Show, Elevenish, Count Arthur Strong, Australia’s ‘Comedy Up Late’. ‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’ **** The Independent ‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’ **** Time Out ‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’ **** 1/2 Chortle ‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’ **** The Times

See 9 tour dates featuring Adam Hess

Tom Houghton

Tom Houghton appearing at this event

Tom Houghton is one very funny quarter of The UK’s premier improved comedy troupe The Noise Next Door. They have taken the comedy world by storm and leave audiences everywhere in awe of their lightning-quick wit and totally original comedic talents. Appearances have followed on BBC One, BBC Three, ITV1, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 4, they were nominated for a Chortle Award in 2014, and have performed alongside the likes of Michael McIntyre, Al Murray, and Harry Hill. Tom is now a hilarious stand up in his own right and combines a quick with with an easy charisma and talent for the funnies. “Comedy Gold” (The Guardian)

See 19 tour dates featuring Tom Houghton

Kieran Boyd

Kieran Boyd appearing at this event

Semi-finalist in So You Think You’re Funny? (2009), Amused Moose Laugh-Off (2010), and part of Fringe favourites WitTank, Kieran has been performing his inventive, high-energy stand up across the country for five years. He gigs for Avalon, CKP, The Stand, Komedia, and Highlight amongst others as well as numerous shows at the Edinburgh Festival.

See Kieran Boyd tour dates

Edd Hedges

Edd Hedges appearing at this event

So You Think You're Funny? winner from 'the nice part' of Essex (his words!). ‘Edd Hedges is a joy to watch.’ The Scotsman ‘Supremely affable style.’ Chortle

See Edd Hedges tour dates

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