Thursday 07 May
Clapham Comedy Club @ Bread & Roses : James Dowdeswell “Perfect Pub” Edfringe preview, Paul F Taylor, Joey Page, Dan Hoy, Junior Campbell, MC Sion James & Free Lollipops
Thurs 7th May 2015 Clapham Comedy Club @ Bread & Roses : James Dowdeswell “Perfect Pub” Edfringe preview, Paul F Taylor, Joey Page, Dan Hoy, Junior Campbell, MC Sion James & Free Lollipops
James Dowdeswell “Perfect Pub” Edfringe preview Fresh from Perth Fringe
James Dowdeswell, West Country stand-up, beer and wine enthusiast brings his, As seen on Russell Howard’s Good News & Ricky Gervais’ Extras (BBC) jokes about booze. The ultimate happy hour.
Expect deft stand-up and daft stories, laced with quirky facts about booze. Why ales are crafty. How girls taste better than boys. And what makes the perfect pub.
George Orwell wrote an essay on the perfect pub. A fictitious pub called the Moon Under Water. With the help of the audience, James (as seen on Russell Howard’s Good News and Ricky Gervais’ Extras) designs the perfect pub.
“A master of the comedian’s craft. His material is top drawer” **** Chortle
”An excellent line in comedy” The Guardian Pick Of The Week
AKA Count Fuckula from BBC's Extras
James is an imaginative storytelling comedian who combines deft stand-up with daft stories. He is a headline act at most comedy clubs. Dowdeswell was recently the featured stand-up on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC) and Celebrity Deal or No Deal with Jimmy Carr (Channel 4). He has also appeared in Ricky Gervais’ Extras (BBC), The World Stands Up, and Edinburgh and Beyond on the Paramount Comedy Channel. ‘A real master of the comedian’s craft ’ **** (Chortle.co.uk). ‘Beautifully twee comedian James Dowdeswell is a joy to watch’**** (Skinny.) ‘An excellent line in comedy’ (Guardian).
WINNER OF THE NEW ACT OF THE YEAR AWARD 2013
“Beautifully crafted one liners… astute observational comedy” Comedian of the week GQ Magazine ""nicely off-beat lines" Chortle
Star of Never Mind the Buzzcocks & NOEL FIELDINGS LUXURY COMEDY
“Joey Page is brilliantly inventive and imaginative and very funny” – Josie Long
“Joey has a sonic imagination and a twinkle in his eye” – Noel Fielding
“Really Good, Proper Funny”- RONNIE WOOD
Absolutely amazing – XFM
Failed actor Failed MC in the the last chance saloon with comedy. Known as Junior Campbell by the government Jrhymes by the streets.
Thursday 28 May
Fundraiser for Battersea Arts Centre
Fundraiser for Battersea Arts Centre TBC
This is a celebrity comic whose name cannot be publicised. It may be a huge star or, more likely, a familiar TV name who is road-testing new material ahead of a tour.
But be warned, TV commitments may mean they have to pull out at short notice, so treat any mystery guest as a nice surprise, rather than going out of your way in the hope of seeing a megastar.