The Colonel Fawcett is a traditional British pub situated on Randolph Street in Camden. The venue boasts two large outdoor areas, a function room and a lounge bar / dining area, all of which are available for hire on request. The venue can cater for anything from couples to small groups, and anything…
Good Ship Comedy presents Laura Lexx
Let us introduce your new favourite comedian and our tip for the Next Big Thing in comedy: it's Laura Lexx. There are few acts in the world more honest, charming, hilarious and heart-breaking. She's a grandmaster of crowd work, whilst also having a sharp eye for detail and big, open heart that has endeared her to audiences from the moment she hits the stage.
Laura is an award-winning performer and writer who recently hit the big time when she appeared on Live At The Apollo. She has also popped up on TV screens and radios on BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals and The Jason Manford Show on Absolute Radio.
Following a critically-acclaimed run of her show Trying, Laura won Best Performer in the Comedian’s Choice Awards and was in the top 10 of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe. She also won Best MC in the 2017 Comic’s Comic Awards and was nominated as Best Compere in the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Chortle Comedy Awards. She also reached the finals of the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2016 & 2018. Laura has gigged at comedy clubs and festivals all over the UK and in Europe as well as providing tour support for Jason Manford, Tim Vine and Russell Kane.
"A bouncy, bubbly stand-up star." Daily Telegraph
"One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see." GQ
"A joy... roars of laughter." The Independent
"Real comedic steel." The Guardian
Twayna Mayne’s distinctive downbeat style paired with her deliciously honest material has taken her to the finals of numerous competitions including the prestigious New Act of the Year & Up the Creek’s One to Watch. In 2016, she became a Leicester Mercury Nominee and starred in the prestigious AAA show at the Edinburgh Fringe. Her highly anticipated debut show Black Girl achieved excellent critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Her extraordinary back story paired with her unique pop culture filtered execution singled her out as a newcomer to watch.
Twayna has also recently appeared on Radio 4 Extra Best of the Edinburgh Fringe, BBC Scotland at the Fringe and BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends.
"This is a cool, polished performance from a woman of our time. I look forward to seeing Twayna on Live at the Apollo and taking on the panel show ‘boys club’ very soon." Funny Women
"Honest and bold, Mayne looks set for big things.” ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
ENGLISH COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR WINNER 2016
When he's not being one of the finest new joke writers in the country Josh is an international Fusball player and his nifty footwork on the pitch must surely influence his bamboozling punchlines. He has a unique and askew view of the world which makes him unbelievable fun to watch. Daft, punchy and a one in a million act that you'll bloody love.
“A peculiar offbeat mind.” Chortle
Hailing from the small Western Australian town of Busselton, Brodi Snook made her mark on the international stage reaching the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Going from strength to strength she has been a two time RAW Comedy state finalist (WA), and Fosters Golden Jesters finalist.
Brodi was also a writer on the sixth and final series of Aussie late night talk show Live on Bowen. In 2017, Brodi has had successful runs of her solo show, Babe, in both hemispheres, performing at Perth Fringeworld and Brighton Fringe. She also completed a tour of Switzerland performing in Geneva, Basel and Zurich. Now based in the UK, Brodi has appeared on Talk Radio and BBC4 Extra and is quickly becoming a favourite on the UK comedy circuit, having already played the 99 Club, Top Secret, and Glee, to name a few.
Peter is one of a seemingly endless line of natural Irish talent that has taken up home in London. A grand, straight ahead gag teller in the classic mould, he's lighting up every big room he plays.
“Been rocking Dublin audiences for the past few years. If you like one-liners, this guy is for you.” Aidan Bishop, the International Comedy Club Dublin
AND YOUR RESIDENT HOST:
BEN VAN DER VELDE
Standing a statuesque five foot five inches high (not in heels) and weighing in at eleven stone (on a good day) Ben is the current light-middleweight contender for compering champion of North London.
"Sharp and crafty gagsmith, a life-giving compere." Chortle
"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
|Advanced Ticket||20:00 - 22:45||£5.00|
1, Randolph Street, NW1 0SS
Camden Town (Tube)