Streatham Space Project presents:
South London Comedy Festival 09-21 July
Join us for a fortnight of brand-new comedy in your brand-new arts venue.
09-21 JULY: AN EPIC COMEDY FESTIVAL OF PREVIEW SHOWS AND MIXED-BILL NIGHTS
Elliot Steel: Work In Progress
Elliot Steel (Comedy Central: Live From The Comedy Store) is the new must-see comic name to watch out for. Join the rising star as he previews new material about growing up as a millennial.
Marcus Brigstocke: Devil May Care (Preview)
Multi-award winning stand-up Marcus Brigstocke (Argumental, Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week) presents a work in progress show of his brand-new Edinburgh hour 'Devil May Care'.
Jen Brister (Preview)
'Blisteringly funny' **** (List). 'This is as near perfect stand up as I have seen' ***** (ScotsGay.co.uk). 'A confident and charismatic performer' **** (Edinburgh Evening News).
Seann Walsh: After This One I’m Going Home (Preview)
The Lie-In King returns with a work in progress of his brand-new hilarious hour. As seen on ITV's 'Bad Move' and 'Play To The Whistle', E4's 'Virtually Famous' and 'Conan' on TBS.
Stevie Martin: Vol. 1 (Preview)
Stevie Martin, Massive Dad (**** Guardian), Nobody Panic Podcast (No.2 iTunes), presents her debut solo show. Expect comedy. Expect laughing. Expect a stage. Do not expect a live horse because there won't be one.
Tessa Coates: Witchhunt (Preview)
After a sell out debut Tessa Coates, Massive Dad (‘Hilarious’ Guardian), Nobody Panic Podcast (No. 2 iTunes), returns with another show about how we got here and where we're supposed to go next. 'Real star quality' **** Chortle
Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted (Preview)
BBC New Comedy Award winner, Angela Barnes, Live At The Apollo, Mock the Week, R4’s Newsjack, returns with a work in progress of her brand-new hour of jokes.
Alex Edelman: Just For Us (Preview)
Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Alex Edelman returns with his third solo show. It’s about jigsaw-loving Nazis and tribalism. Come.
Imran Yusuf: Saint, Sinner, Sufi (Preview)
Everyone is offended, everyone is a victim, no one is happy. A show for bleeding heart liberals and angry disenfranchised victims. A show for good guys, bad guys and those who know better.
Andy Zaltzman: Right Questions, Wrong Answers (Preview)
Zaltzman, host of long-running global hit podcast, The Bugle, returns to (a) ask, (b) confront, (c) evade and (d) incorrectly respond to, the biggest questions facing our rightly renowned planet.
Paul Sinha: The Two Ages of Man (Preview)
Undoubtedly, Shakespeare was a genius. However, Paul has news. There are only two ages of man. And sadly, Paul is living in his second one. Fringe sell-out show 2017 ***** Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
Nish Kumar: Work In Progress
As seen on The Mash Report, Joel and Nish vs The World, Q.I., Mock The Week and Live at the Apollo. Nish has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with five rave reviewed stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. See his next one here.
Emma Sidi: Faces of Grace (Preview)
Critically acclaimed character comedian and contemporary somatic movement enthusiast Emma Sidi (W1A, Pls Like, Climaxed, The Now Show) brings her third hour of comedy gymnastics to London. An original and hilarious show of graceful heroes who are having a bit of a tough time. Includes dancing.
Tony Law: Work In Progress
A journey through the side and under-mind. Cold fresh pillow. Come! Under radar fresh for you. Tony doesn’t have the vocabulary or word-learning to express the powerful towering healing depths of the ancient soul unity snap. Watch him and through laugh – rise, happier.
Matt Forde: Brexit Through The Gift Shop (Preview)
The whole thing's a mess and only one person can sort it out. Sadly, we have no idea who. Join Britain's leading political comedian, Matt Forde, for his last show as an EU citizen. 'A hugely impressive hour of political comedy... it keeps hitting the spot' **** Chortle
Evelyn Mok: Work In Progress
After an eventful year, Evelyn is feeling the paradigm shift and trying to figure out her place in this brave new world. In this much-anticipated second hour, the sharp-witted comedian explores her own agency, the third-culture-kid-experience, weight loss and what this shift may mean for her as a woman of colour.
About an Hour with Adam Riches
The Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner presents snippets from his three, yes THREE, forthcoming Edinburgh shows. Expect laughs, unbroken eye contact and a fair amount of what previous legal counsels for previous audience members have referred to as 'physical business'.
Gráinne Maguire: I Forgive You, Please Like Me. (Preview)
Seen on Dave's UnSpun with Matt Forde and heard on BBC Radio 4's The Now Show. Writer for 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Last Leg.