Comic Mondays featuring Nick Wilty

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:26pm Monday 18th August 2014

A free evening of comedy featuring stand-up from Meryl O’Rourke, Nick Wilty, and compère Simon Clayton

Barry Cryer to perform at Stow Festival

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The first batch of performers and venues have been announced for Stow Festival 2014, and it promises to be the most varied programme yet.

Plenty of laughs to be had courtesy of YeOldE17 Comedy Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:20am Sunday 13th July 2014

Some of the brightest new acts on the stand-up circuit are set to perform at this regular, monthly comedy night: YeOldE17 Comedy Club.

Alex Horne Breaks the News: Live Recording

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Alex Horne is back recording another Breaking News podcast.

Stuart Bowden: She Was Probably Not A Robot

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:13pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Multi-award-winning theatre maker (The Beast and The World Holds Everyone Apart, Apart From Us) returns with his prototype invention, a lo-fi, DIY, off-beat, sci-fi, storytelling experience.

Phil Jupitus and Andrew Lawrence come to Walthamstow for Edinburgh Previews

9:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Star of Never Mind the Buzzcocks Phil Jupitus is back in Walthamstow for the second timing for a stand-up comedy set in preparation for the Edinburgh Festival.

France's answer to Ben Stiller, Gad Elmaleh to perform at Soho Theatre

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:30pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Touted as both the Ben Stiller of France and the Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy, Gad Elmaleh is arguably the biggest and most loved comedic star in France.

Simon Munnery discusses hecklers, the worst gig of his life and his comedy heroes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Simon Munnery is appearing at Red Imp Comedy Club, Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub

1:54pm Friday 20th June 2014

Before Simon Munnery heads off to the Edinburgh Fringe he stops of at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub, Hoe Street, Walthamstow with his show Simon Munnery Sings Soren Kierkegaard on June 23 (yeolderoseandcrowntheatrepub.co.uk). He talks to Amie Mulderrig about being naked on stage – accidentally, what makes him laugh and being compere to an empty tent. Joining him on the night is Lucy Porter.

Comedian Doctor Brown heads to Soho with Bexperiment

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4:32pm Monday 16th June 2014

Comedian Doctor Brown comes to Soho for a two hour, fully-improvised show as a ‘Bexperiment’ for material for future shows.

Russell Kane, Sean Hughes and Jeremy Hardy among comedians to perform at Red Imp Comedy Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

2:34pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Red Imp Comedy Club never fails to attract big names and this season is no different.

Friday Night Dinner's Tom Rosenthal to perform comedy set

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:54pm Monday 9th June 2014

Tom Rosenthal ( from C4’s Friday Night Dinner, ITV2’s Plebs, his mirror) was nominated for best newcomer at the British Comedy Awards.

Michael Palin is ready for the Spanish Inquisition - again

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photo by John Swannell

3:15pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Monty Python Live (mostly) will include all the classic sketches a well as clips of film and photographs, a band and dancers and some surprises

Josh Widdicombe to perform at Walthamstow pub

9:50am Sunday 1st June 2014

Star of Channel 4’s The Last Leg BBC1’s Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week, Josh Widdicombe comes to Walthamstow with work in progress.

Lucy Porter and Simon Munnery to perform in Walthamstow

9:50am Friday 30th May 2014

Chatty and charming comedienne Lucy Porter is coming to Walthamstow for the popular Red Imp Comedy Club, as part of its preview season.

Simon Munnery and David Elms to perform at Wanstead Comedy Night

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:57am Thursday 29th May 2014

Funnyman Simon Munnery is set to perform at this month’s Wanstead Comedy Night.

New star of The Daily Show Michael Che brings Cartoon Violence to Soho

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

5:23pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Comedian Michael Che is coming to Soho...

Stephen K Amos and Juliane Deane come to Walthamstow

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Sunday 18th May 2014

Telly favourite Stephen K Amos brings his brand of feel-good comedy to Red Imp Comedy Club.

Sean Hughes and Dominic Holland to perform at Live at the Playhouse

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sean Hughes is among the acts billed to perform at Live at the Playhouse, Harlow Playhouse

9:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

Live at the Playhouse returns with another phenomenal line-up of cutting edge comedy.

French stand-up Eric Lampeart to headline Twice As Nice Comedy

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

3:50pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

If you search Sam Deards on Google images, a picture of Billy Ray Cyrus comes up.

Obviously Adopted

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

10:50am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Canadian Bobby Mair may not appreciate being called up-and-coming, what with a comedic career spanning almost ten years, but as a relative newcomer to the UK scene, that’s the moniker he’s earned.

Comedian Matthew Perret gives his thoughts on the EU

9:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

Interpreter, writer and comedian Matthew Perret attempts to bridge the gap between school and rap with this new show.

Star Wars Night Episode One – Revenge of the Pith

5:13pm Thursday 1st May 2014

If you know your Star Wars from your Star Trek, then this is for you.

Plenty of laughs at The Big Wednesday Comedy Club

2:50pm Sunday 27th April 2014

The hilarity at this comedy club continues as Ben Target, Joey Page, Jollyboat, Rik Moore, Patrick Morris, Richard Stainbank perform.

Plenty of laughs at Wanstead Comedy Night

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Wanstead Comedy Night only comes around once a month, but it’s worth the wait.

Four days of sketch comedy at Sketchfest

4:10pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Only in its second year, Sketchfest is returning promising to be bigger and better.

Arthur Smith and Bec Hill to perform at Oh So Funny

11:08am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A relative newcomer to organising comedy nights, they already have a reputation for putting on professional and entertaining shows.

Udderbelly Festival Opening Gala returns to the South Bank

11:54am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A giant upturned purple cow, circus, theatre, music, comedy and circus shows? It can only be Udderbelly Festival in the South Bank.

Q&A: Matthew Osborn

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Support campaign to update law

12:20pm Monday 3rd February 2014

East London-based comedian Matthew Osborn, 33, is coming to the Harlow Playhouse for Live At The Playhouse 2014. The former winner of English Comedian of the year talks psychosis, cleaning cars and near misses with bottles.

Man of Steel

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1:55pm Friday 24th January 2014

Comedian Mark Steel at Leicester Square Theatre

Nish Kumar is a Comedian

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Nish Kumar is a comedian

8:45am Thursday 19th December 2013

Nish Kumar is a Comedian

Frank Skinner in West End run

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Frank Skinner

8:54am Friday 13th December 2013

Frank Skinner in West End run

Ed Byrne re-evaluates life after 40th birthday

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Ed Byrne

9:59am Friday 6th December 2013

For some life begins at 40, but for Ed Byrne it’s a stage show, writes Veronica Lee

Reginald D Hunter - In the Midst of Crackers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Reginald D Hunter

2:08pm Thursday 28th November 2013

Reginald D Hunter - In the Midst of Crackers

Andrew Maxwell – Banana Kingdom

1:09pm Thursday 7th November 2013

Andrew Maxwell – Banana Kingdom

Rob Auton

1:09pm Thursday 7th November 2013

Rob Auton

Nick Helm – One Man Mega Myth

1:08pm Thursday 7th November 2013

Nick Helm – One Man Mega Myth

Benjamin Clementine at Brixton Academy

11:55am Thursday 7th November 2013

Benjamin Clementine performs at Brixton Academy

Junior Simpson and Michael Fabbri at Ye Olde Rose and Crown

11:53am Thursday 7th November 2013

Plenty to laugh about this week as funny men Junior Simpson and Michael Fabbri, are joined by funny women Beth Black and Susan Murray for a stand-up gig at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre pub.

John Lloyd – Liff of QI

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9:56am Tuesday 5th November 2013

John Lloyd – Liff of QI

Andrew Maxwell – Banana Kingdom

9:56am Tuesday 5th November 2013

Andrew Maxwell – Banana Kingdom

Walthamstow comic wins funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Rob with his award

9:28am Wednesday 21st August 2013

Comedian and poet Rob Auton from Walthamstow wins Funniest Joke of Edinburgh Fringe 2013

Enfield scriptwriter off to New York

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tony already has a number of scriptwriting credits to his name

12:53pm Thursday 25th July 2013

Enfield scriptwriter Tony Cooke’s comedy has been shortlisted at the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum



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