The Comedy Grotto with Joseph Morpurgo

Sep 24 2019 20:00 - 22:15

The Star of Kings, 126 York Way, N1 0AX London

The Comedy Grotto is a charity fundraising night of laughs in aid of the UNHCR's Syria appeal, & tipped by The Independent and The Sunday Times.

Time Out praises its "consistently excellent line-ups" that have "comedy connoisseurs drooling".

This month's amazing acts are:

Joseph Morpurgo - Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee
"Uproariously funny – you could watch it twice and not stop laughing"’ ★★★★ - Guardian
"A monster hit – it crackles with energy" ★★★★ - Telegraph
"Multi-media extravaganza of high concept and even higher laugh count" ★★★★½ - Chortle

Janine Harouni - Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2019
'Mixes laugh-out-loud lines, smart structure and tender personal revelation" ★★★★★ - The Times
"Remarkable" ★★★★ - The Telegraph
"Layered, purposeful and funny, this is an impressive Fringe debut" ★★★★ - Chortle

Sean McLoughlin - Chortle Award Nominee and tour support for Ricky Gervais & Bill Burr
"Fizzing with ideas, intensity and bloody great jokes. It’s certainly his tightest hour yet...his intellectual and comic brilliance means he has everyone rapt" ★★★★1/2 - Chortle
"One brilliant punchline after another in this worrying yet supreme hour...a stand-up who is in complete control of his material" ★★★★ - List

Ben Van Der Velde - Best Comedy Show Nominee Buxton Comedy Festival
'An accomplished comic" - Time Out

Mary O'Connell - NATYs Finalist 2018
"A nicely superior attitude" - Chortle

Josh Weller - stand-up comedian, musician and comic book writer
"My favourite new stand up on the circuit" - Alfie Brown

Alex Kealy (MC) - The Guardian's Best Jokes of Edinburgh 2019
"A storming show from the whimsical funnyman" - The Sunday Times
“This is clever’ve done yourself some internal damage from laughing so much” ★★★★ - Shortcom