Good Ship Comedy presents Josh Howie

Good Ship Comedy presents Josh Howie

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Monday 1 April 2019
Tickets from £5

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Monday 1 April 2019
20:00 - 22:45
Tickets from £5
Comedy, Date Night
Camden
Over 18

JOSH HOWIE

Writer and star of BBC Radio 4’s sitcom Josh Howie’s Losing It, nominated for a BBC Radio Award, Josh is presently on his UK tour, Josh Howie’s Messed Up. Already a much in-demand stand-up comic, performing regularly at all the major comedy clubs around the UK, over the previous few years Josh has also taken his distinctive brand of humor to India, Ireland, UAE, France, China, Thailand, Switzerland, Finland, Estonia and America. In 2012, he was invited to perform at the prestigious Just for Laugh’s comedy festival in Montreal, where he filmed the internationally distributed Just For Laugh’s All Access TV show.

In addition, Josh has written and performed four solo shows for the Edinburgh Festival, before sell-out runs at the Soho Theatre, and most recently appeared on Dave’s As Yet Untitled with Eddie Izzard, previously recording for two series of the Comedy Central show Comedy Store, and featuring on World Stands Up and Comedy Blue for the same channel. He spent four years as the writer/presenter of The Movie Geek on Sky Movies. Often praised for his writing talent, Josh has contributed features to The Guardian, The Times, and The Daily Mail.

"Howie is brilliantly clever, honest, utterly engaging and absolutely fearless." ★★★★★ The Scotsman

"A fabulous storyteller who can make you concentrate in silence then erupt into a fit of giggles. He’s slick, he’s quick and he’s incredibly playful with words." ★★★★★ Metro

"Josh Howie walks the potentially trip-wired ground of race and religious identity with diamond-sharp wit and no small degree of daring. It’s fiercely intelligent, delivered with verve and you can expect to see a lot more of Howie in the future." The Observer

"Howie is an intelligent comedian who knows how to amuse, shock and move an audience in equal measures." Time Out

"Howie is mining half-remembered fears and turning them into the building blocks of an excellent show." The Guardian

ALISTAIR WILLIAMS

Having exploded on to the stand up circuit last year, Alistair Williams is quickly making a name for himself with razor sharp content and high-watt charm. He’s already become a regular at the UK’s most famous venues including The Comedy Store and Up the Creek and is constantly building an ever-growing international presence.

Unafraid of tackling rough subject matter, Williams is also a passionate health campaigner. Combining raw personal anecdotes with a jam packed gag count and slick extroverted style, he creates bespoke comedy content to challenge the food and health industries, regularly grabbing the attention of leading megabrands. He believes real food can change your life, a narrative which is also the through line of his 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Show.

Smart, passionate, impressively quick witted and bursting with infectious confidence, this is stand up that grabs your attention and Alistair Williams is quickly solidifying his place as one of stand up’s most exciting rising stars.

“Possesses a rough diamond charm.” Chortle

ZOE TOMALIN

Zoë Tomalin is a neon pink nihilist who grew up on a small island, and it totally shows. Her comedy combines relatable stories with cosmic dread.

"A great piece of alternative comedy." The Skinny

"Unalloyed joy, full of impish verve." Chortle

TOUSSAINT DOUGLAS

Lewisham’s finest. Toussaint is a young comedian with a wonderfully weird take on life. His absurdist tales mix the personal with the political, ensuring it’s never a dull moment as he unravels on stage.

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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Location

The Colonel Fawcett
1 Randolph Street, London, NW1 0SS

Area:
North London

Nearest station:
Camden Town (Tube)

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The Colonel Fawcett The Colonel Fawcett

The Colonel Fawcett is a traditional British pub situated on Randolph Street in Camden. The venue boasts two large...

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This venue serves British, Brunch, Pub Food and Vegetarian Friendly food.

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Good Ship Comedy

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   

http://www.goodshipcomedy.com



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