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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!
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Tom Ward is an award winning stand up comedian from London. A club and festival favourite around the UK he has been seen on Comedy Central’s ‘Roast Battle’, ‘Stand up Central’ and ‘Live From The Comedy Store’. He has done three solo comedy shows at The Edinburgh Fringe, receiving 5* reviews for each.
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Scottish actor, voice-over artist and stand-up comedian who was once told off for 'slouching' on the cult Channel 4 TV quiz show Fifteen To One. 'Really rather good' (Robert Dawson Scott, The Times) 'A clear ability to craft a gag' (Chortle) ?'Fantastic punch lines' (Manchester City Life 'Creamed potato' (The Scotsman) '... the cool and confident Neil McFarlane, with his middle-class humorous musings' (Funhouse Comedy).
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One of the new crop of emerging acts, Ian Smith employs a careful, unhurried delivery that conceals a nicely pointed attitude with a sack full of neat gags to match. 'Fantastically funny' (The Times) 'Star of the future' (Time Out). '... delightfully offbeat writing, a mastery of phrasing and summons up some fine comic images. A talent, for sure' (www.chortle.co.uk). Winner of the 'People's Champion Award' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 with his show 'Snowflake'. Winner - Amused Moose Comedy Award People’s Champion Winner - ThreeWeeks Editors’ Award
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Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, nominated for multiple Dublin Fringe Festival awards including Best Performer, Best Production & the First Fortnight Award.
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Neil O’Rourke is the funniest comedian to come out of Cork. Neil has been a finalist in pretty much all the most important comedy competitions: So You Think You’re Funny, Leicester Square etc. He’s brilliant and original.
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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