7 headline acts, 1 Bill, £3 - Tonight/ Monday - The line-up so far, so good...
Posted by: Mr. Tea
17 March, 2009 12:38
Saturday Night Stand-Up Comedy
Firing the starting pistol this Saturday is your compere Marian Pashley whose 'Soft Northern charm belies a certain biting edge' - Chortle.
Kung Fu expert Danny Buckler is first out of the blocks. His unique style combines stand-up, impro, impressions, story-telling, and magic. He's already had his own Channel 4 Special 'Danny Does Tricks' -
'A real find, everyone should look out for him'- BBC Radio London.
Carrying the baton after the first break is Lou Sanders. We unearthed Lou at our last New Act Night. She made us laugh that much we've given her a 10 spot on our sterling Saturday Night Show.
Steve Mould runs the bend leg. He has a Master's Degree in physics from Oxford and has guest presented on Blue Peter, doing the science bits - Fortunately he's managed to overcome those hurdles and has transmogrified into a fine stand-up instead.
'Classy, fresh, funny ideas skilfully executed. Performed with a sly wit' - Chortle.
'Full of witty leftfield ideas' - The Guardian.
'Very funny' - Frank Skinner.
Storming up the finishing straight to gold (medal)lion glory is headliner Simon Brodkin as chav charmer Lee Nelson.
A sharp, credible and fantastically funny character...solid gold material...fresh and exciting' - Chortle.
'The funniest new act I've seen in years' - Harry Hill.
'A prodiguous talent, Brodkin could well become a household name' - The Times.
'Genius' - The Independent On Sunday.
He's a core cast member on Al Murray's new sketch show ' Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder' - ITV 1. And you can catch him here first at The HOB still all box-fresh and buffed.
9pm. £9/£6. Bar till 2am.
Thursday - The Celebrity Pub Quiz
Slog it out over 3 rounds with comedy double-act Chambers and Nettleton - who pop the questions and dish out the prizes this week
The All-New Stand-Up Show...New Material Night...Next Monday 23rd
7 top quality headline acts try out brand new material before your very eyes.[/b]Our regular contributors include Daniel Kitson, Micky Flanagan, Paul Sinha, Charmian Hughes, Alan Francis, Jeff Innocent, Steve Day, Stephen Carling, Inder Manocha and more besides.
Contemporary giants of the Great British comedy circuit.
It's a fantastic night, fascinating, funny and £3. 8pm
If interested do join The HOB facebook group for the most up-to-date line-up info
One Off Comedy Sunday Special... 29th March - 8pm £6/£4
A chance to see headline act Ben Norris do a full hour long show in an intimate setting. After two appearences on Mock The Week last year and the airing of his second Comedy Store appearence on the Paramount Comedy channel Ben has released his first stand up CD on the Comedy Store label. A sought after headline act all over the circuit Ben has a reputation for high quality material and an enviable ability to play with ideas in the room and create the funnies from thin air. Don't miss him....
'Killer gags' - THE SCOTSMAN
'A splendidly funny live stand up' - TIME OUT
'Ben Norris is excellent' - BOB MILLS
'The person who really makes me laugh is a comedian called Ben Norris. I have sat with the finest comics working today and we've all been helpless with laughter while Ben sits talking for up to three hours at a time. Truely a sight to behold' - ED BYRNE in an interview with THE INDEPENENT, Oct 2008
Emma and Ron
Monday The-All New Stand-Up Show, Tuesday Poker, Thursday Pub-Quiz, Friday Live Music, Saturday Stand-Up Comedy - Free Wi-Fi
PS - Vote for us!!!
Someone has been sweet enought to nominate The HOB for Smooth Radio's/The Idependent's /London Tonight's Love London Awards and we've made it to the final 10 in our category of London's hidden gems alongside The O2 Indingo 2 and Wembley Arena!!!??! Naturally enough our Knees have gone all trembly with excitement. If you want to vote for us and you find you have a spare minute please go to www.smoothradiolondon.co.uk/events We are in the last category - Best Music Venue, The HOB SE23
pps Guiness £2.50 a pint for St. Patrick'S Day
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