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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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Jonny And The Baptists
Comedy band 'Jonny & The Baptists' make riotous music, biting satire and anthemic hilarity.. Nominated for the 'Amused Moose Laughter Awards', the '2013 New Act of the Year Awards' and the 'Musical Comedy Awards'. Many TV & Radio appearances including 'The Now Show' (BBC Radio 4), 'The Infinite Monkey Cage' (BBC Radio 4), 'The Gadget Show' (Channel 5) and 'Sketchorama' (BBC Radio 4). 'A triumph' (Chortle) 'The enthusiasm, avidity and passion of the band radiate well after the gig has finished' (The List) 'Genius' (Exeunt) '... musical comedy's rising stars' (The Times).
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Aaron has been trying to stand up for 25 years. Luckily, he can do comedy even if he can’t do the standing up. He has a unique perspective on life, usually of people’s belly buttons. He’s greatest influences are: Nelson Mandela, Muhammed Ali and Barry Chuckle.
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Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Nominee & all-purpose idiot, Sam Fletcher "...mixes gags with lo-fi flipchart drawings, inventions and magic tricks...a true indie comic" - Time Out.
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Brilliantly self-deprecating stand-up, Will Mars, is fast making a name for himself as a down-at-heel, yet lovable international star. Top 50 Best One-Liners from the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 - The Scotsman Whilst living in New York for the past few years, the English Comedian of The Year Finalist, has earned notoriety from his peers and audiences alike in both live comedy clubs as well as on air where he made his TV debut on Fox’s Showtime at The Apollo. "Damn that dude is funny!" Steve Harvey, Showtime at the Apollo (U.S.) Will is also the creator and producer of the hit show, Joke Thieves. This is the hilariously funny improv-style show whereby Will challenges top comedians to perform their own jokes and then each other’s! This has been made into a pilot for BBC 2 and has toured across the world from the US to Australia. “See comics deconstructing each other's acts...truly electric" The Scotsman Television & Radio · Showtime At The Apollo, Fox · Trial by Laughter, NBC Comcast · Joke Thieves (Pilot), BBC 2 · The Comedy Club, BBC Radio 4 · Stand Up For Comic Relief, BBC Festivals & Tours · Edinburgh Fringe Festival · Magner’s International Comedy Festival (Asia) · Melbourne Comedy Festival · Adelaide Fringe Festival · Altitude (Austria) · Iceland Comedy Festival · touMAZEing (Norway) "Punctures an expectation and implies a whole bizarre reality in only 12 words" The Guardian
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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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The Colonel Fawcett
- 1 Randolph Street
- NW1 0SS