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…
After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes decided to realise a long held ambition and give comedy a go. Within a couple of years she had won the 2011 BBC New Comedy Award and became a finalist at the 2011 Latitude Festival New Act of the Year competition. Since 2011, Angela and her witty world view have been catapulted onto numerous radio and television shows including appearances on Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week and BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz.
"Like all the best comics, she manages to articulate a singular perspective while making it seem like a universal truth. And then she put jokes in it. Harder than it looks." The Guardian
"Brilliantly funny." Sarah Millican
"A beautifully paced performance that was aided by the consistent quality of her jokes, many of which showed a great skill with self-deprecation." Chortle
Huge by name, huge and funny by nature, this innovative newcomer brings his own unique take on the DIY musical comedy pioneered by the likes of David O'Doherty. Combining his confident on stage presence, dark humour, surreal material and one-of-a-kind customised keyboard, Huge has quickly risen to become one the most promising unique new acts in the UK. After co-writing and co-performing his musical Bendiana Jones and The Temple of Huge at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Huge is now currently working towards his debut solo hour.
"Jet black, funny and unsettling." Chortle
Nigel is a Malaysian comic who moved to the UK in 2015. Since then his brand of laser-sharp one liners have won him plaudits all across the circuit. He was crowned winner of the prestigious Amused Moose Laugh Off Award in the year he arrived and also runner up in the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year competition.
“Natural funny bones.” Chortle
Ian Smith is an award-winning comedian.
Ian has performed many critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows, as well as appearing in the award-winning “underground comedy hit of the fringe” (Guardian), ‘Waiting for Gaddot’. His 2015 show, ‘Whereabouts’ was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award and received rave reviews (★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Three Weeks).
Ian is also one third of iTunes top-10-charting podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett and Jimmy Bullard.
“Fantastically funny.” The Times
“Proper star quality.” The Guardian
“You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time.” The Telegraph
Sian Davies is a stand up comedian, MC, presenter and comedy writer based in the north west of England.
She won Hilarity Bites New Act competition in 2018 and was a finalist in Nando’s New Comedian and Harrogate Theatre Comedian of the Year 2017. She was a northern finalist of the Funny Women stage award 2018 and selected to take part in the prestigious Circuit Breakers showcase at the Leicester Comedy Festival.
Sian took two compilation shows to the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe which were both well recieved and an unprecedented success. Comedy Queers, a late night LGBTQIA+ showcase which sold out almost every night of the festival and Best in Class, a crowd funded profit sharing show featuring working class comedians which attracted huge media attention and earned several 4 star reviews.
"Excellent." The Scotsman
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
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1, Randolph Street, NW1 0SS
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