Crack Comedy Club w/ Simon Brodkin, Gordon Southern, Erich McElroy
If you are a real fan of comedy this is the night for you. Great comedy experiences in our cozy and intimate venue. Upcoming shows feature the best comics working in the UK today and our focus is on you having the best night possible.
Simon Brodkin is best know for his comic creation Lee Nelson, as well as his recent set of newsworthy pranks (giving Theresa May a P45 for Boris Johnson, Showery Sepp Blatter in Money).
“This is satire so sharp you could slash a tyre with it” – The Daily Telegraph
“As comic inventions go, Simon Brodkin’s south London council estate geezer Lee Nelson is up with the best.” – The Daily Telegraph
“Comedy legend” –The Sun
“The guy has a gift” – The Washington Post
Stand up since November 1993 – Performing all over the country and at most top gigs (including Comedy Store and Jongleurs)
·Compered the 1996/97 Newcastle Brown Comedy Network, 30+ minute support sets on 1997/98 tour.
·Resident compere at Brixton’s “By George!”, a club set up by members of The Cheese Shop in 1994-1996.
·Regular host at East Dulwich Tavern on their new act nights since May 1996.
·Other residencies at Orange Boom Boom (Autumn 97) and
·Cosmic (April-May 1998)
·TV Warm Up 11 O’Clock Show (C4)
·Armstrong and Miller Dec
·1996 The Jack Docherty Show Four nights a week from Sept 15 1997 to January 1998
·The Cheese Shop Presents…The Butter Factor (BBC R4) Series 1: Jan 1997 and repeated Sept 1997.
·The Brandy Butter Factor Christmas Special: Recorded/ Broadcast Dec 1997.
·The Cheese Shop Presents..Series 2:Recording April May 1998
·Comikaze (Paramount TV) Sketch comedy evenings: broadcast April 1996. Later repackaged and screened within Paramount Presents.
·Stand Up 2 (BBC R2) April 1997
·The Joy Of Sketch (BBC R2)
Originally from Seattle, Erich joined ranks and became a British citizen and is highly regarded for his humorous and insightful take on living in the UK.
Following a hugely successful Edinburgh Fringe as part of the highly regarded AAA Stand-Up Late at The Pleasance in 2010, Erich McElroy is making his mark on the UK comedy circuit.
His 2012 show ‘The Brit Identity’ was a hit with audiences and reviewers alike. ‘It was a joy to be an audience member…masterful hour of piss taking’, Broadway Baby
With 4 star reviews and a Total Fringe Sellout Award for his Edinburgh show Brokeback Britain, Erich is renowned for his ‘great gags’ (The Stage), and is described by The List as ‘hilariously insightful’ and as ‘excellent’ by Time Out.