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…
Rhys James is a hugely accomplished comedian, writer and actor, having appeared on shows such as Mock The Week, Roast Battle, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and many more. He has performed four solo shows at the Edinburgh fringe to complete sell-out audiences and critical acclaim, earning his 2017 show ‘Forgives’ a spot in the British Comedy Guide’s ‘Best Reviewed Shows of the Fringe’ list. He is also known for his prolific Twitter feed which has been recommended in The Telegraph, The Sun, Huffington Post, The Poke and The Gentleman’s Journal among others.
Rhys hosted a weekly show on The Football Republic for 2 years called ‘Top 10 Football F**k Ups’ which garnered a weekly audience of well over 150,000 viewers, as well as a weekly segment on BBC2's 'The Premier League Show' called 'Rhys's Pieces'. He has appeared on Sky’s Soccer AM, Football’s Funniest Moments, BBC1’s Football Focus, BT Sport’s Football Tonight, Absolute Radio’s Rock n Roll Football and TalkSport among others.
“Charismatic, clever and self aware… Destined for great things.” The Guardian
“Very much a thinking stand up… On the cusp of greatness.” Evening Standard
“Rhys James is a sickeningly talented young stand-up. He’s a super-sharp writer with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline.” Time Out
EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD NOMINEE: BEST NEWCOMER
Janine is quickly making a name for herself as one of the fastest rising newcomers on the UK circuit. Star of Comedy Central’s sketch series 'Modern Horror Stories', she’s also been featured on BBC Three, BBC Four, Comic Relief, and BBC Radio Four as well as winning the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year competition and being nominated at Best Newcomer at the Fringe this year, with her debut show ‘Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)’. She sold out its entire run in just 10 days and received 5 and 4 star reviews across the board. She’s just returned from a Stateside run of the show and is one of the easiest hot tips out there for mega-stardom.
“Mixes laugh-out-loud lines, smart structure and tender personal revelation.” The Times
“Layered, purposeful and funny.” Chortle
Ben Pope is a stand up and actor. He was a finalist in So You Think You’re Funny in 2015 and was president of The Cambridge Footlights and has toured extensively with them, including in the USA in 2014. He is the perfect example of the very posh boy being very silly indeed. Expect gentle cynicism, marvellous leftfield references and big laughs.
“Perfectly silly and intelligent in equal measure.” Broadway Baby
“Smart and artfully ramshackle.” The List
Aideen McQueen is one of the brightest sparks in the new generation of Irish comics. She’s sassy, sexy, saucy and side-splittingly funny.
Aideen appears regularly on RTE, TG4, BBC Northern Ireland and BBC Radio 4. She is one of the resident comperes at the world famous International Comedy Club in Dublin and has appeared alongside Reginald D Hunter, Ardal O’ Hanon, Dylan Moran and Frankie Boyle.
She has performed at many festivals including The Vodafone Comedy Festival,The Electric Picnic Festival and Prague Comedy Festival. In 2019 she had two sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.
"Just so funny." The Irish Times
AND YOUR RESIDENT HOST:
BEN VAN DER VELDE
One of the quickest wits around and a much-loved compere, he always brings a jam-packed back of nonsense, silliness and wisecracks to every gig he hosts.
"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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