Good Ship Comedy

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Good Ship Comedy is your friendly neighbourhood comedy club, located at The Colonel Fawcett pub, featuring some of the finest comics on the planet, with TV and festival headliners, plus the best up and coming acts every Monday for just £5!

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Featuring

Alfie Brown

Alfie Brown appearing at this event

Alfie’s firebrand style of comedy has been forged from years of pushing boundaries and experimentation. Natural stage presence combined with explosive material makes for a thrilling performance every time he hits the stage. Constantly evolving and striving for ways to innovate, Alfie can move from hour-long idea driven shows to tight sets in various clubs effortlessly. His material touches on introspective thoughts and considerations of the human condition as well as broader observations on social-political issues. All done in an accessible and hilarious way. An assertive, acerbic and compelling voice, Alfie has garnered critical acclaim throughout his career and continues to grow a fan base here and throughout Europe. With the benefit of being a young act with years of experience the future is bright for this phenomenal talent.

See 3 tour dates featuring Alfie Brown

Kelly Convey

Kelly Convey appearing at this event

Kelly Convey is an “in-your-face and reassuringly confident” (Marissa Burgess – Chortle) comedian who is not one to mince her words when giving audiences an insight into what modern women really think. While her outspoken and forward-thinking musings may go against the grain, “there’s a winning authenticity to her material” (Steve Bennett – Chortle) that is refreshing and relatable. This authenticity has led to a whole host of accolades and acknowledgments in her whirlwind rise through the comedy scene. Voted by The Metro as “1 of 9 Hilarious Women to Look Out for in 2017”, Kelly Convey is, no doubt, one to watch.

See 3 tour dates featuring Kelly Convey

Alison Spittle

Alison Spittle appearing at this event

Alison has appeared on television a few times, enough times for her mam to tell strangers that she works for RTE (she doesn’t), not enough times for her to get a free drink. She has appeared on Republic of Telly and RTE’s New Comedy Awards. She was a team captain on a panel show for RTE 2 called Choose or Lose. A TV presenter for RTE’s coverage of Electric Picnic in 2015. A talking head on the year that’s in it. She has a new chat show called the Alison Spittle show with guests such as Tara Flynn, Aidan Power and Kevin McGahern. She performed at the Vodafone Comedy Festival in the Iveagh Gardens and performed her show Alison Spittle Needs an Agent to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Dublin Fringe.

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Alex Kealy

Alex Kealy appearing at this event

Alex Kealy is a stand-up comedian who mixes political material with self-deprecation and relatable observations. He reached the final of the prestigious So You Think You're Funny competition in his first year of performing and is now a "rising star of the British stand-up scene" (The List). He has taken three hours of stand-up to the Edinburgh Fringe, the latest being 2018's A Kealy's Heel - "a storming show" (The Sunday Times) which was met with full rooms and critical acclaim. “This is clever comedy...you’ve done yourself some internal damage from laughing so much” - Shortcom "Well thought out and insightful...extremely funny...a very enjoyable hour of comedy" - Theatre Weekly “Fresh, insightful, and original...a great hour of cerebral stand-up & Alex Kealy is a name to watch” - FringeGuru “A fascinating hour...marvellous stand-up” - The Skinny

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Ben Van Der Velde

Ben Van Der Velde appearing at this event

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

See 13 tour dates featuring Ben Van Der Velde

The Colonel Fawcett

  • 1 Randolph Street
  • London
  • NW1 0SS

Website:
thecolonelfawcett.co.uk