Good Ship Comedy presents Adam Hess

Good Ship Comedy presents Adam Hess

Dates and Tickets

Monday 16 April 2018
Tickets from £5


Monday 16 April 2018
20:00 - 22:45
Tickets from £5
Comedy, Date Night, Theatre/Arts, Something A Little Different
Over 18



Starting his stand-up career in 2011, Adam showed himself to be one of the most exciting new acts in the country, winning the Chortle Student Comedy Award and taking a runner-up place in Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year award that same year. He originally became known for his surreal one-liners however later went on to prove himself as an accomplished story-teller and sketch-writer. He was later nominated for Chortle Best Newcomer and Leicester Mercury New Act Of The Year.

A prolific writer; Adam has also become widely known for his unique brand of comedy on Twitter and in the last two years has accrued tens of thousands of followers from the jokes he posts there alone. The BBC even filmed a selection of his tweets as sketches starring him as one of their ‘Feed My Funny’ videos. He has also written for such TV regulars as Seann Walsh and Chris Ramsey.

In 2013 a tweet by Adam was voted funniest of the year by The Telegraph.

"For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian." ★★★★The Independent

"Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery." ★★★★Time Out

“Bangs out lines quicker than Scarface.” Evening Standard


Jim is a stand up, writer and actor. His 2 solo hours at Edinburgh played to sold out houses and critical acclaim and his debut was named one of the Top 10 EdFringe shows in the Amused Moose/2Entertain Laughter Awards. Jim has written for ESPN and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3) and his podcast, The Football Ramble has won 7 awards, has over 80,000 listeners and recently packed fans into venues up and down the country on their inaugural tour.

★★★★ The List ★★★★ Fest

“Exquisitely written, punchline-driven material without cliché. It’s hard to imagine a subject he couldn’t come up with an original and literate joke about.” Chortle


Daisy Earl is one of the fastest rising stars in Scottish comedy today and is attracting plaudits and accolades at an alarming rate. Having won Best New Comedian' at the Scottish Variety Awards 2015, she was then crowned Scottish Comedian of The Year' in the same year, making her the first ever female winner. She then followed this up with a sell-out show at the Adelaide Fringe and returned to the UK to scoop the Best Newcomer' prize at the Chortle Awards 2016.

“Impressive…an appealing vulnerability but awakening steeliness.” The Scotsman

"A rare cunning, equal parts deprecation and defiant attitude. Hilarious” Chortle


Alison Thea-Skot is a critically acclaimed actress, comedian, writer and improviser. Nominated for Best Actress at The 2014 British Independent Film Festival for her role in the short film ‘Desire’, Alison has worked extensively from Shakespeare’s Globe to Basil Brush for the BBC. She recently starred in So On & So Forth’s four part sketch show series for BBC Radio 4 & The Comedy Unit.  As an improviser she currently guests with Chortle award winners Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel. She is also a member of 5 star improv super group The Free Association.

As a solo character comedian she launched on to the circuit and within a year was a Finalist in both The Funny’s Funny and Funny Women Competitions. She has since taken two solo character comedy shows to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where she received raved reviews, was selected as part of The Telegraph’s Best of the Fringe, Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe and featured on The BBC Culture Show.

“A satisfyingly dark writer and wildly versatile performer…a terrific new comic creation.” The Telegraph

“A delightfully batty character affair.” The List

“Mayhem and mischief in this hour of colourful alter egos.” Metro


Paul Sweeney is a comedian with a sharp, self-deprecating style, when combined with his own eclectic taste and unique sensibility, is in turn both entertaining and beguiling, infinitely charming.

“Intriguing and memorable.” Chortle



Standing a statutesque 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 Kilburn.  He has his sights set on becoming the challenger for the Camden title in 2018.

“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

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The Colonel Fawcett
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Good Ship Comedy is Camden Town's newest, friendliest stand-up comedy club, located at The Colonel Fawcett pub.  If you want to start the week with cheap, cheerful top quality laughs, we're the place for you! "A JOY TO GIG IN AND A JOY TO WATCH PERFORMERS GIG IN.” Aisling Bea (8 Out of 10 Cats, Live at the Apollo) Every Monday night we put on ace shows featuring top headliners from the UK and international circuit plus some of the best award-winning new talent, all compered by our resident host Ben Van der Velde.   Tickets are £5 in advance and £7 on the door. Acts to have played the Good Ship include Romesh Ranganathan, Sara Pascoe, Jack Whitehall, Nish Kumar, Pippa Evans, Ed Gamble, Joel Dommett, Ellie Taylor, Shapphi Khorsandi, Bec Hill, Abandoman, Dane Baptiste, Mae Martin, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean and Richard Herring


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