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The Old Queen's Head

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Thursday 4 May 2017
19:00 - 22:30 (doors at 19:30)
Tickets from £8
Comedy, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up
Over 18


Come join us for an evening of clowning, comedy, storytelling, mischief and  party games! Laugh away those midweek blues in what is set to be one hilarious evening with plenty of ridiculous antics in the shape of absurd character comedy acts, cabaret performances and DJ’s. Think TGI Fridays meets Live At The Apollo via Little Britain and you'll have some idea what to expect.

"This unique house party is unlike anything you've seen before" - The Handbook

"You feel like you're sharing a unique experience" - Empty Pocket Guide

"Very surreal. Thom Foole's knows how to throw a party!" - Ginglelists

"They had the crowd in stitches - this is one party you want an invite to"

May's line up includes: 

Guest Host Quint Fontana
"expertly dysfunctional, dangerously dumb and very funny" - Threeweeks

Jacob Edwards
"skilled as he is playful; a real master of his craft" - The Skinny

Joey Page

"Witty, Original and Clever" - The Scotsman

Poet in residence Oh Standfast
"The next generation of offbeat comedy gold" - To Do List

As well as Roland Saunders, Rasputins Lunchbox plus...

Headliner Rachel Parris
"endearingly frank and funny - tears of laughter" - Guardian
"a gifted performer" - Times
"brings to mind a young Victoria Wood" - WhatsOn London

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The Old Queen's Head
44 Essex Road, Angel, London, N1 8LN

North London

Nearest station:
Angel (Tube)


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Lovely pub. Great cause. One funny act. The Establishment was a funny act. Sara visited The Old Queen's Head on 28 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016 by

It was a great evening...hilarious, irreverent, uniformly entertaining. Loose Brie in particularly had me in absolute tears, and A Ship of Fools was the perfect antidote to saccharine holiday bullshit. The Old Queen's Head is an awesome venue, and it was all in support of the fantastic work of Clowns Without Borders UK. Great stuff. Greg visited The Old Queen's Head on 25 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016 by

A very average comedy show. Good price but a real mix of acts ranging from terrible to reasonably funny. Free fringe quality in the main but for a good cause and nice venue. SimonVarley visited The Old Queen's Head on 11 Dec 2016
14 Dec 2016 by

An absolutely hilarious night, the acts were all out standing. It had the perfect balance of character and musical comedy with lots of surreal and hilarious monents. The host made you feel at home from the start with me and my friends being pulled onto stage for a game of musical statues and tequila shots. Honestly such a fun night, I highly recommend it if you're looking for comedy with a difference.
22 Aug 2016 by

It's OK- humor was a bit retrograde, and some of the acts went on WAY too long. We left before the headliner. Certainly wouldn't call this "cabaret" or "burlesque", it's more of very long comedy night. Denise visited The Old Queen's Head on 04 May 2016
06 Aug 2016 by

Went with a group of work mates and friends last night, and had an absolute belter! The host was hilarious, and the acts were all great. I laughed to tears on several occasions. Would highly recommend! Really nice pub too, we got there early and had a couple before, thoroughly enjoyed the evening kisrty visited The Old Queen's Head on 29 Jul 2016
05 Aug 2016 by

This night is great fun! I've been two months in a row, looking forward to this month already! Brilliant comedians, fantastic party atmosphere inc. some mad games & prizes. Highly recommended!
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