Catastrophe Cabaret

  • 23 reviews
  • The Half Moon


  • Cabaret/Burlesque, Comedy and Live Music
  • Tickets from £5.00 - £7.50
  • Jazz
  • Over 18
  • Thursday 29th June 2023
  • 19:00 - 21:30

A monthly residency at the Half Moon Pub for quibbling siblings Luke & Olivia Nixon co-hosting their favourite comedians joined by exceptional live jazz from Robbie Ellison and the trio.

Hosted by:

Luke Nixon is an observational comic who loves doing characters. Recently a Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Finalist / West End New Act of the Year Finalist. "Nixon has a barnstorming energy” - CHORTLE 

Olivia Nixon is a writer, actress, podcast host BBCR4, Writers Guild Awards, BBC Audio Drama Awards, Global House Finalist, The Mother/Daughter Manual she is currently the voice of your fave low calorie crisp - the PopChip, and is just casually biding her time waiting for Gary Lineker to retire.

The evening’s jazz is curated by Robbie Ellison, one of the country’s most in demand young straight-ahead drummers. Since graduating from the Guildhall, he is a regular performer at the UKs top jazz venues such as Ronnie Scotts, 606, Barbican, Pizza Express Soho & many more.


Fin Taylor

Fin Taylor has made a name for himself as one of the most talked about comedians working in the UK. A favourite of Edinburgh Festival audiences, his regular 5-star sell out shows have propelled him on to appearances on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo, The Mash Report, and 8 out of 10 Cats E4, as well as Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and Live From The Comedy Store. In Australia he has appeared on The Project as well as The Allstars Melbourne Gala ABC and at Just For Laughs in Montreal he recorded a spot on The Michael Che Gala CBC. In the US, Fin has written for Comedy Central’s Alec Baldwin Roast.

“Phenomenal…Taylor is on top of both his game and the zeitgeist” ★★★★ CHORTLE

“The most discussed, and critically lauded comedian of recent Edinburgh Fringes” ★★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN

“Gleefuly provocative and packed with big, hard laughs” ★★★★ THE GUARDIAN

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Ticket Event time Cost
Regular ol' Joe seat

A seat for the regulars, you'll have a cracking view but don't have access to a cabaret table. 

19:00 - 21:30 £5.00
Cool Cabaret seat

Ohhhh you lucky little person. You've just gone and wangled yourself a cabaret seat with a TABLE. You can order food, there's somewhere to put your drinks. Life is looking good right now. 

19:00 - 21:30 £7.50
Honking high table seat

Only 4 of these bad boys are available per event. The high table sits 4 at the back of the room. YOUR LIKE AN X-FACTOR JUDGE. If you're going for this option it's better to buy all 4 tix me thinks. 

19:00 - 21:30 £5.50



The Half Moon, 10 Half Moon Ln, London SE24 9HU, London, SE24 9HU

Nearest Station

Herne Hill (Rail)


Catastrophe Cabaret
The Catastrophe Cabaret consists of Luke & Olivia Nixon who organise the Comedy and Robbie Ellison our jazz maestro.


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