A lovely and lively neighbourhood boozer in the heart of Islington that dates back to the 17th Century. They host a wild weekly pub quiz on Tuesdays and throw massive parties every Friday and Saturday night. In between all of this they have comedy, live music and are home to Angel's most buzzing andbeautiful…
Laugh Out London’s 6th Birthday Special
Laugh Out London returns to the Old Queens Head for a special show to celebrate our 6th Birthday, yup 6 years since our first gig. We are cracking out the party rings as well as a stellar line up of some of our favourites.
Date: Monday 8th May 2017
Venue: The Old Queens Head, 144 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LN
Nearest station: Angel (7 minute walk)
Time: Doors 7.30pm, Start 8pm
Tickets: £6 advance, £8 on the door
Guest MC: JOHN KEARNS
One of our all time favourties. Multi-award winning surrealist who combines absurdism and bare humanity to beautiful effect. John made history as the first person to win the Edinburgh comedy Award best newcomer and best show awards in successive years. He has gone on to star in new BBC sitcom Top Coppers.
Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Show 2014 – WINNER
Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2013 – WINNER
“Now THIS is how you do absurd comedy” ★★★★★ -Chortle
“A true comedy original” ★★★★ -Time Out
“Kearns could be your new king of comedy” ★★★★ – Evening Standard
MYSTERY GUEST HEADLINER
A set from an award winning comedian and one of the brightest comics on the circuit. They are all over British telly, such as QI, Live At The Apollo, Big Fat Quiz Of Everything, 8 Out of 10 Cats (regular and Countdown) and LOADS more. They have also gigged at the O2, scooped a bunch of awards and are generally superb. Not to be missed.
Brilliant character comic, his 2015 Edinburgh show was named Time Out’s number 1 comedy show of the year. He has also won three Chortle awards and appeared in Murder in Sucsessville, Drunk History and a cast member of Austentatious.
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee 2015
“It’s a rich, multilayered comedy experience” -★★★★★ Time Out
“That rare thing, a high-concept, unashamedly arty production that also has entire rooms laughing”- ★★★★★ Evening Standard
★★★★ Sunday Times
Charming Australian Bec Hill has established herself as one of the most fun and inventive acts on the circuit. She’s certainly was one of the first acts we fell in love with when we set up the club.
“A powerfully positive attitude that will cheer even the most jaded” – ★★★★ Chortle
“Bec Hill’s an innovative talent to keep an eye on” – ★★★★ Time Out
“Side-splittingly funny”- ★★★★ Three Weeks
ZACH & VIGGO
Clowning duo whose Edinburgh debut became a cult hit of the festival. Their silly and inventive style is a breath of fresh air. The trained together at the Gaulier clown school (previous attendees include Sacha Baron Cohen and Dr Brown).
Guardian’s top comedy pick for Edinburgh 2016
“Zach & Viggo could just be your new favourite double act” – ★★★★1/2 Chortle
“By the end, everyone is a little bit in love with them” – ★★★★ Scotsman
“Zach & Viggo have minds that don’t work the way your one does. Snap them up while you still can” – ★★★★ The List
|Advance||19:30 - 22:30||£6.00|
44, Essex Road, Angel, N1 8LN
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