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Good Ship Comedy
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Good Ship Comedy is Camden Town's funniest, friendliest stand-up comedy club, located at The Colonel Fawcett pub. If you want to start the week with cheap, cheerful top quality laughs, we're the place for you! (Now extremely Covid compliant too, so you can relax and laugh safely and hygienically.)
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Charlie Baker’s versatile talent as a stand-up comedian, actor, and highly acclaimed jazz-singer has seen him earn a reputation as ‘a superior take on the modern showman’ (The Guardian). He has starred in Sky One’s Harry Hill’s Teatime, BBC Two’s The Premier League Show, Extra Slice, Channel 4’s The Last Leg, Comedy Gala, The Superhuman Show and Comedy Central At The Comedy Store. His versatile talents as a stand-up comedian, actor, and highly acclaimed jazz-singer has seen him have sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival with his hit shows Baker’s Dozen, Just The One and The Hit Polisher which he then toured around the UK.
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'Incisively witty material which ploughs genuinely original comedic terrain coupled with an assured and perfectly paced delivery mark Mr Duggan out as one to keep a keen eye on in the future' (Spotlight Comedy) '... absorbs you so completely' (Chortle).
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Ben Pope is a stand up and actor. He was a finalist in So You Think You’re Funny in 2015 and was president of The Cambridge Footlights and has toured extensively with them, including in the USA in 2014. “Perfectly silly and intelligent in equal measure.” Broadway Baby ***** “Smart and artfully ramshackle.” The List ****
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Ben Van Der Velde
Ben Van der Velde is a stand-up comedian, actor, improviser and presenter, who, over the past few years, has spread joy and nonsense to all four corners of the British Isles, as well as Greece, Switzerland, Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Norway. He is a regular host and act for respected British comedy clubs such as The Comedy Store, The Stand, Komedia, The Backyard, Covent Garden Comedy Club, Outside the Box, the Frog & Bucket, Comedy Club 4 Kids, Off the Kerb and The Comedy Café, as well as hosting stages for Bestival, Festival No.6 and Sunday Papers Live. He has also founded the Church of the Holy Kazoo with comedy legend Mark Thomas, walked the entire London Underground network to raise money for The Refugee Council and even took part in experiments at The Royal Society that revealed him to have the most infectious laugh of any human, rat or monkey. Ben is a regular performer at the Edinburgh Festival, where he has performed four critically-acclaimed shows: Chain Letter, Strudelhead, Barbarians and Sidekick. In 2016 his most recent show received 5 and 4 star reviews, whilst several of jokes made it into lists of ‘Best Joke at the Fringe’ compiled by The Scotsman, i-News and The Huffington Post. Ben has amassed a few residencies as an MC; most notably at Really Lovely Comedy and the legendary Free Beer Show, where he has featured alongside acts such as Omid Djalili, Reginald D. Hunter, Sarah Millican, Jim Jefferies and Andrew Maxwell . Ben is currently helmsman of the Chortle Award-winning Good Ship Comedy Club in Camden Town, where he can be seen spinning webs of nonsense and good humour every Monday from 8pm. (www.goodshipcomedy.com) “A sharp and crafty gagsmith, with wittily obtuse takes on…an impressively wide range of topics…bringing flair and confidence to them all.” Steve Bennett, Chortle “Highly promising…an accomplished comic.” Time Out “Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue.” Edinburgh Festivals Magazine “The perfect comedy club host – he is a master of audience interaction. The audience weren’t just warmed up, but pretty hysterical even before the first act of the night hit the stage.” Huffington Post “On flights of fancy, he pushes ideas to extremes and displays a crackling, spontaneous energy in which we’re swept up.” Fest
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Eleanor Morton is a Scottish stand-up comedian who began performing in 2010. She has been a writer and performer with The Stockholm Syndrome and The Geek Comedy Night. She has also written sketches broadcast by BBC Two Scotland. In 2013 she was nominated for a Scottish Variety Award, and was a semi-finalist in the Chortle Student Awards. She is a Funny’s Funny Finalist 2011, and also performs with Jo Caulfield’s Comedy Collective. In 2012 she supported Josie Long on the Glasgow leg of her ‘Romance and Adventure’ tour and Mark Thomas for Unison Scotland in 2013. In 2014 she supported Tony Law for ‘Enter The Tone Zone’ at The Stand and Frankie Boyle at The Tron. Recent gigs include Children In Need and Glasgow Banter for BBC Radio Scotland, and a live read through of Frankie Boyle and Steven Dick’s radio 4 sitcom ‘blocked’. She performed a sell-out work in progress show at the 2014 Glasgow Comedy Festival. Eleanor performed her debut hour ‘Lollipop’ at The Stand Comedy Club in the 2014 Fringe. Eleanor is based in London and sometimes in Edinburgh, whenever she needs to leech off her parents
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The Colonel Fawcett
- 1 Randolph Street
- NW1 0SS