Catastrophe Cabaret

  • 19 reviews
  • The Junction


  • Cabaret/Burlesque, Comedy and Live Music
  • Tickets from free
  • Jazz
  • Over 18
  • Sunday 11th December 2022
  • 18:00 - 20:20

A monthly residency for quibbling siblings Luke & Olivia Nixon hosting their favourite comedians joined by live jazz at the cosy Junction pub.

Hosted by:

Luke Nixon (BBC Radio 4) is an observational comic who loves doing characters. He has appeared on the same bills as Nick Helm & Ben Norris. Luke recently competed in the NATYS (New Act of the Year | Soho Theatre) before finishing a run at the Brighton Fringe as a co-MC with Double Bubble comedy.  “Luke has obviously funny bones” Jenny Eclair “Book him, very funny.” Mike Gunn “Fat b*stard”  Steve Coogan.

Olivia Nixon

is a writer, actress, podcast host (BBCR4, Writers Guild Awards, BBC Audio Drama Awards, Global Script 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.


Rob Copland is a high energy, clowning based stand up comedian, actor and writer. His physical and playful approach to observational comedy has given him a reputation as one of the more exciting and original new acts on the circuit. In 2020 He was a Finalist in two major comedy competitions, NATYS, 2Northdown's New Act Of The Year and Winner of Brian Gittins' Honk Show.

Brownyn Sweeney has been working in advertising for over 10 years and draws on her experiences of making ads that no one wants to watch to inspire her comedy. She was the Funny Women Runner-Up in 2021 and hopes one day her side hustle can become her full-time hustle.

Mandeep Adult baby from Canada, Zero coping skills... he's also performed at comedy clubs such as Headliners & Up The Creek. 

Stephen Catling  is a "rising star" noted for his inventive high energy surrealist clowning. Quarter finalist Leicester Square New Comedian (2019 & 2021) and Sketch Off (2020 & 2022). Chortle student comedian of the Year semi-finalist (2022) Max Turner semi-finalist (2020). Jason Manford new act nominee (2020).




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Donation Ticket (free)

Listen ya' cheapskate... fairplay for finding the free ticket (we'd do the same thing.) This donation ticket means it's free to book but we will ask for a donation at the end of the night. By making a donations on the night, you're helping us pay all artists involved in Catastrophe Cabaret. Plus, you're quite literally keeping the show alive.

18:00 - 20:20 Free admission



The Junction, 171, 171 Coldharbour Ln, London, London, SE5 9PA

Nearest Station

Loughborough Junction (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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