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Joyous weekly new material night brought to you by Phil Nichol, Russell Hicks and Sarah Callaghan. Watch as great comedians give life to new jokes. This weeks headliner is the brilliant Jamali Maddix.
Also featuring: Darius Davis, Rich Wilson, Eleanor Conway, Michelle De Swart, Caroline Mabey plus more TBA.
Plus you never know who might turn up on the night! So book up early to see top comedians delivering their newest material in an intimate 50 seater venue.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
With an assured stage presence and considered material that comes from a fresh perspective, he already has the aura of a successful comic well beyond his years. He is known for his 'Hate Thy Neighbour' documentary series about the rise of the far right on Viceland TV. His natural confidence and charm allow him to tread gracefully across more sensitive topics leaving many of his contemporaries behind. He has won the Comedy Café New act of the Year Competition and the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year award in 2014. Big things await this natural talent.
See 23 tour dates featuring Jamali Maddix
Tom Basden has redefined musical comedy. There are no parodies, no changed lyrics here. Basden writes proper, fully-formed jokes which happen to be set to music. Entrancing and laugh-out-loud brilliant, you simply cannot miss your chance to see him.
See 3 tour dates featuring Tom Basden
Rich Wilson has loved comedy ever since his older next door neighbour gave him a cassette of Eddie Murphy - Delirious.'It was the most mindblowing thing I'd ever heard. My young ears had never heard language like it.' His comedy aspirations lay dormant until he got a job as a barman at a comedy club in Greenwich, South London. Then in 2004 following some back slapping by those around him, Rich Wilson hit the stage and even amazing himself, hasn't looked back since. 'Highly entertaining' (Time Out) 'Effortlessly funny, smart and filthy. Recommended' (Leicester Mercury) 'He's a very, very funny man' (Frank Skinner).
See 14 tour dates featuring Rich Wilson
Eleanor Conway is a a Comedy Store King Gong finalist and has been performing standup (this time round) since 2014. An experienced music presenter she’s interviewed everyone from 50 Cent to Justin Bieber and spent her 20’s cavorting round the world for Ministry of Sound and Virgin Music. In 2016 she took her debut solo show ‘Walk of Shame’ up to Edinburgh Fringe and receiving critical acclaim and attracting audiences of up to 180 some nights. She is embarking on her first national tour in Spring/Summer 2017. "Conway is chaotic and electric" (The Skinny). "A charm and energy you can't learn" (Broadway Baby). "Reminiscent of early Graham Norton (albeit sexier)" (The List).
See 5 tour dates featuring Eleanor Conway
Michelle De Swarte
'Michelle was born in Lewisham to a white Jewish mum and a black Jamaican dad. After leaving school Michelle was instantly signed up to a top London model agency and soon relocated to New York. Now she is back home in London and ready to take on the stand-up world. 'Michelle has... appeared on the BBC's The Noughties... What Was That?, ITV2's I’m A Celebrity spin-off show with Caroline Flack and Joe Swash and Channel 4's The Fashion Show with George Lamb and Abby Clancy' (Monkey Business Comedy).
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Comedic star of the stage and screen, Caroline Mabey has been compared to the likes of Alan Partrige and John Cleese for her brand of dark and humorous comedy and character play. Sometimes peforming as fictional character Helen Heels 'Landlady to the stars'. ‘Imaginative, askew and always surprising…’ (Comedy CV) 'Brilliantly funny... Wonderfully silly... Genuinely inspired' (Fringe Guru) 'Hints of Will Adamsdale, reminiscent of Greg Davies... entertaining and unique' (Chortle) 'Kooky, quirky and delicious' (Time Out).
See 7 tour dates featuring Caroline Mabey
Sarah began performing comedy in 2010, quickly making her mark by becoming a Funny Women finalist the following year. In 2013 she won the Up The Creek ‘One To Watch’ award and was also a finalist in the Leicester Square Theatre New Act Competition. Sarah has since performed at some of the most prestigious comedy venues and festivals in the UK. 'Smart, ballsy and funny – Sarah Callaghan really stands out from other new comics’ (London is Funny) 'Sarah Callaghan ROCKS my comedy world' (Rebecca Papworth Executive Producer and former BBC Comedy Commissioner) 'Sharp and intelligent' (Edinburgh Report) 'Will keep you laughing and begging for more in one of the best free comedy shows I've seen at the Fringe' (Three Weeks 2012).
See 4 tour dates featuring Sarah Callaghan
Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer. An acclaimed actor, award winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician, there is no end to his talent! His skill as an improviser whether it be musical, comedy or straight is unparalleled. WINNER - Scotsman Fringe First Award 2011 WINNER - IF.COM Eddie Award 2006 (previously The Perrier, now known as the Edinburgh Comedy Award) WINNER - Time Out Best Comedy Performer 1998 Chortle Best Headliner - Nominee - 2002, 2006 & 2010 As seen on The Graham Norton Show, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Altitude Festival , Annually Retentive, The World Stands Up, Comedy Shuffle, and many more. 'Nichol is absolutely born to perform, and the show is brilliant' (The Skinny) 'Attacks his material with all the restraint of a Tasmanian Devil in a foghorn factory' (The Times) 'Phil Nichol is an extraordinary performer – entrancing and alarming in equal measure' (The Stage) 'Very polished, witty and insightful. It is also extremely funny' (List) 'Seismically powerful award-winning comic force' (The Scotsman).
See 18 tour dates featuring Phil Nichol
'Anyone who has seen Russell Hicks knows that it is never the same show twice. Taking a different approach than most comedians, Russell Hicks weaves improvisation with stream of conscious delivery that has moved many audience members to return for two nights in a row. Nothing in this biography can do his act justice other than to say, you just have to see him live'. 'Russell Hicks is amazing' (Comedy Palace)
See 6 tour dates featuring Russell Hicks
Calm, laid back demeanour, combined with a hilarious and erudite turn of phrase. Chris Stokes has supported Milton Jones on tour. He quit stand-up for a while and worked as an RSPCA van driver, but returned with a discernible confidence to tell some amusingly interesting accounts and theories. 'A comedic star' - Huddersfield Examiner.
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- 163 Upper Street
- N1 1US