Laugh Out London comedy club returns to the Old Queen’s Head in Angel after a summer break with a very special Pick of the Fringe show.
We spent much of August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe sourcing the best comedy talent this year and have come up with an incredible line-up of acts.
Date: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Venue: The Old Queens Head, 144 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LN
Nearest station: Angel (7 minute walk)
Time: Doors 7.30, Start 8.00pm
Tickets: £5 advance, £7 door
Described by the Guardian as one of “comedy’s enduring eccentrics” Simon Munnery has been a pioneer of alternative comedy for over 20 years. His work includes winning the prized Golden Rose of Montreux for his wonderful TV series Attention Scum, appearances on The Alternative Comedy Experience & Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle and pretending to be Banksy’s Lawyer.
“He’s nothing less than a genius” – The Guardian
“There are more brilliant ideas in one of Simon Munnery’s shows than most comics will manage in a lifetime” –The Times
“Genius is a grossly overused and even more grossly misused word – which I am about to use. I think Simon Munnery might just be a comic genius”- ***** The Scotsman
The comic had one of the most innovative and original shows at the Fringe with his character The Herbert who mixed props, clowning, mime and silliness to create an hour that was universally acclaimed.
“no explanation can do justice to the experience of watching this ebullient lunacy” ****1/2 – Chortle
“Finding the words to describe it is a struggle; finding it amusing was definitely not” **** – The List
A one-man sketch powerhouse.
“you just have to submit to this force of nature, until it deposits you, dizzy but exhilarated, close to where you started” **** – Chortle
One of the most exciting, daring and imaginative acts on the circuit.
“This is a manic, playful, intelligent and unpredictable hour from an experienced stand-up comedian happy to take risks” ***** – Broadway Baby
A young, fresh voice in the world of character comedy.
“impish and charismatic” – Chortle
**** – The Skinny
MC: Nish Kumar
Another fringe, another super sharp, slick and thoughtful hour of stand-up by this soon to be superstar. Nish also happens to be one of the MC’s in game!
Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show nominee 2015
“Sometimes you leave a show feeling that you’ve seen someone surfing towards the shores of success on a huge wave of their own talent” -***** The Mirror
“A relevant, well-informed and hilarious commentator on Britain’s social state” – **** Chortle
“Kumar has a smart, fast delivery and intelligent material” – The Guardian
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