All posts tagged: comedy

Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Shappi Khorsandi and Harry Hill

Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London. Shappi Khorsandi – star of ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘I’m a Celeb’ and ‘QI’ – headlines April’s show. Plus big-collared comedy loon and former ‘TV Burp’ host Harry Hill, ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Live at the Apollo’ star Dane Baptiste and ‘8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’s Jayde Adams. Age restriction: 18+ Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Shappi Khorsandi and Harry Hill Friday 5 April 2019 8pm (doors 7.15pm) The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, Dulwich, SE22 8SU Price: £17 (plus booking fee) Age restriction: 18+ Tickets available online

Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Tim Key

Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London. TIM KEY – star of ‘Alan Partridge’, ‘Taskmaster’ and ‘Inside No 9’ – headlines February’s show. Plus Radio X DJ and vibe-magnet JOHN ROBINS as MC, double Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner JOHN KEARNS and ‘Roast Battle’ and ‘The Mash Report’ star CATHERINE BOHART. Plosive Comedy in Dulwich with Tim Key Saturday 16 February at 8pm (doors 7.15pm) Line-up: Tim Key, John Robins, John Kearns, Catherine Bohart The MCT at Alleyn’s, Alleyn’s School, Townley Road, Dulwich, SE22 8SU £17 (plus booking fee) available online here Age restriction: 18+

New Comedy Night launches in Dulwich

South East London is getting a brand new regular comedy night, featuring big-name headliners and hand-picked favourites from the alternative circuit. Plosive Comedy in Dulwich launches on Friday October 6 in a lovely 300-seat theatre – the MCT at Alleyn’s – and headlining the inaugural show is lager-guzzling poet, Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner and ‘Alan Partridge’ star Tim Key. Joining Tim for October’s show are multimedia mischief-maker and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Mat Ewins, Bathgate-born stand-up and star of Viceland’s ‘Brexit Stage Left’ Fern Brady, and MC Lloyd Griffith, the new co-host of ‘Soccer AM’. Then, on Saturday November 4, Sara Pascoe – Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, acclaimed author and star of ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Taskmaster’, ‘QI’ and ‘Mock the Week’ – takes the headline spot. Sara’s supported by talented stand-up Tez Ilyas – who’s appeared on ‘The Last Leg’, ‘Mock the Week’ and ‘Live from The BBC’ as well as starring in his own Radio 4 show – shape-shifting absurdist and 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee star Jordan Brookes, and podcasting champ (‘All Killa …

Scummy Mummies Book Signing

Join local comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn at The Ivy House on Tuesday 11th July as they introduce their new book ‘Scummy Mummies’. This free event is hosted by Rye Books and will be a celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine. ‘Honest, gutsy and laugh out loud…. Do your pelvic floor exercises before reading as you may pee your pants’ Kathy Lette 7pm, The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, London SE15 3BE.

Local Comic Brings Internationally Renowned Acts to New Weekly Comedy Night

Once a comedy hub, Forest Hill will rise again in the stand-up world if Robyn Perkins, a local resident, has anything to say about it. Perkins, who has been rated 5-stars by Voice Mag, brings with her three years of successful comedy nights around London, to launch a weekly comedy night on Tuesday nights at The Honor Oak Pub, SE23, called Laugh Train Home. Starting on June 13th, the Laugh Train Home host will welcome Edinburgh preview shows from TV credited acts including John Robins (Mock the Week, Radio X), Ivo Graham (Live at the Apollo), Dane Baptiste (Hither Green superstar, writer of BBC sitcom Sunny D, Live at the Apollo & more), Sarah Kendall (two time Edinburgh Award nominee), Tom Deacon (Capital FM Breakfast Show host), and Ellie Taylor (Live at the Apollo). Previews will be running until the Fringe starts from 8-10pm at the pub; tickets are £5 in advance / £7 at the door. Starting September 5th, Laugh Train Home’s pro comedy nights will commence and will run weekly; tickets will be …