The FA's Comedy Room
CAMDEN, NW1
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SHOWS

London's best improv school The Free Association have spread their wings to Camden. One of the best London comedy clubs offering up sketch, improv and character comedy every week! We also run improv courses - begginers welcome. 

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY
Jun
25
7:30 pm19:30

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY

  • COMEDY ROOM

Improv squad Lester City host this hotly tipped London fixture at their infamous Lord Stanley stadium. Joining them on the lineup will be a selection of London's finest and fittest improvisational talent. 

*this is a long form improvisational comedy show. Not a football match. 

7:30 START £5!

LUKE KEMPNER AND MATT WINNING PREVIEWS
Jun
30
7:30 pm19:30

LUKE KEMPNER AND MATT WINNING PREVIEWS

Comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner spends his life pretending to be other people, but who is the real Luke? Join Luke on his journey to find out who is the real him. Will it be Andy Murray? Will it be Donald Trump? Will it be his own father?!

AND MATT WINNING!

7:30PM START £5

GIANTS & FREDDIE & LILY (PREVIEWS)
Jul
1
7:30 pm19:30

GIANTS & FREDDIE & LILY (PREVIEWS)

Fringe Previews of Bashful debutantes, GIANTS, are slinking up to Edinburgh to dump their hotly-anticipated sketch show on to the Festival. And FREDDIE & LILY!

Doors 7.30PM
ickets £5 (+0.50P Booking Fee)

GRAHAM DICKSON & JOHNNY WHITE (PREVIEWS)
Jul
2
7:30 pm19:30

GRAHAM DICKSON & JOHNNY WHITE (PREVIEWS)

Graham Dickson is Grigoriy Alexeivich Dhukov - one of the world's greatest unsung literary talents. The tragic and inspiring story of the great Russian absurdist is brought to thrilling life in this bold theatrical adaptation of his masterpiece, The Narcissist. Or is it? And Johnny White,

UNCLE GLEN'S MENAGERIE
Jul
9
8:00 pm20:00

UNCLE GLEN'S MENAGERIE

  • Comedy Room

What happens when you put together some of London's top improvisers and actors - from the West End, National Theatre and beyond - in scenes from theatre and film?

Tickets £5 (+0.50P Booking Fee)  Doors 7:55pm

JEN WAKEFIELD AND VICKI SARGENT: PREVIEWS
Jul
14
7:30 pm19:30

JEN WAKEFIELD AND VICKI SARGENT: PREVIEWS

If there was ever a show that ticks all the diversity boxes, then Jen's got it all. Not only has she got the unique ability of having mixed heritage, she's got mixed Indian heritage and she's a woman! Although she feels like a 20-year-old sprite from London, she's closer to 30 and has realised she's got some stuff she wants to get off her chest.

Doors 7.30PM
Tickets £5 (+0.50p Booking Fee)

BRIONY REDMAN & CHARLOTTE GITTINS (PREVIEWS)
Jul
15
7:30 pm19:30

BRIONY REDMAN & CHARLOTTE GITTINS (PREVIEWS)

  • The comedy room

New material from The Sweet FA’s - Briony Redman and Charlotte Gittins! Come have a drink, a laugh and let us entertain you with brand new funny things!

Doors :7:30PM
Tickets; £5 (+0.50P Booking Fee)

GRAHAM DICKSON & ROB CAWSEY (PREVIEWS)
Jul
20
7:30 pm19:30

GRAHAM DICKSON & ROB CAWSEY (PREVIEWS)

Graham Dickson is Grigoriy Alexeivich Dhukov - one of the world's greatest unsung literary talents. The tragic and inspiring story of the great Russian absurdist is brought to thrilling life in this bold theatrical adaptation of his masterpiece, The Narcissist. Or is it? And Rob Cawsey's debut solo show ‘Simon Slack: The Fantasist" remiered at Ed Fringe last summer as part of Soho Theatre’s programme to full houses and critical acclaim.

Tickets £5 (+0.50p Booking Fee)

Doors 7.30PM

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY
Jul
23
7:30 pm19:30

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY

  • COMEDY ROOM

Improv squad Lester City host this hotly tipped London fixture at their infamous Lord Stanley stadium. Joining them on the lineup will be a selection of London's finest and fittest improvisational talent. 

*this is a long form improvisational comedy show. Not a football match. 

Doors :7:30PM
Tickets; £5 (+0.50P Booking Fee)

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Lorna Shaw and Richard Todd!
Jul
28
7:30 pm19:30

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Lorna Shaw and Richard Todd!

  • Camden Comedy Room

Lorna Shaw & Richard Todd Preview!

Lorna Shaw (E4, BBC3, BBC Radio 4), and one half of the critically acclaimed duo, That Pair (Sketchorama BBC Radio 4, Soho Theatre, Funny Women Finalists) brings her character to the stage.
Like a piece of forgotten sellotape stuck on a wall, neurotic flibbertigibbet Richard Todd clings to naught but his place on the earth; may his grip hold for an hour of art therapy, inner demons and salad.

SEE BOTH OF THEM FROM 7.30pm!


Candy Gigi and Andy Storey Previews
Jun
24
7:30 pm19:30

Candy Gigi and Andy Storey Previews

Candy Gigi presents: Becky Rimmer's Bat Mitzvah!

Have you been to a Bat Mitzvah before? Have you met a girl who's been Bat Mitzva'd? Do you know what a Jew is?

EccentriK - WIP

Good Eventide! BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist 2015 and human person Andy Storey has always found himself on the outside looking in. He doesn't want to come in. He's just looking.

 

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Lorna Shaw & Marny Godden
Jun
23
7:30 pm19:30

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Lorna Shaw & Marny Godden

  • Camden Comedy Room

Lorna Shaw & Marny Godden Preview!

Lorna Shaw (E4, BBC3, BBC Radio 4), and one half of the critically acclaimed duo, That Pair (Sketchorama BBC Radio 4, Soho Theatre, Funny Women Finalists) brings her character to the stage.
Marny Godden is one of the most joyful and original voices in British comedy. In this her latest creation, a toothless punk beguiles the audience with tales from the tooth. 

SEE BOTH OF THEM FROM 7.30pm!

UNCLE GLEN'S MENAGERIE
Jun
18
8:00 pm20:00

UNCLE GLEN'S MENAGERIE

  • Comedy Room

What happens when you put together some of London's top improvisers and actors - from the West End, National Theatre and beyond - in scenes from theatre and film?

Tickets £5. Doors 7:55pm

BRIONY REDMAN / RICHARD SOAMES / JENNY BEDE
Jun
17
7:30 pm19:30

BRIONY REDMAN / RICHARD SOAMES / JENNY BEDE

A one off night of half-previews on SATURDAY the 17th JUNE! Yes, 30 minutes of BRAND NEW COMEDY from three funny people in what promises to be one of the LOVELIEST COMEDY NIGHTS in town. New material from everyone’s favourite Beta Male - Richard Soames, Sweet FA’s - Briony Redman and award-winning musical comedian Jenny Bede! Come have a drink, a laugh and let us entertain you with brand new funny things!

PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE

RACHEL PARRIS & GRAHAM DICKSON (PREVIEWS)
Jun
16
7:30 pm19:30

RACHEL PARRIS & GRAHAM DICKSON (PREVIEWS)

Rachel Parris (Austentatious, The IT Crowd, Murder in Successville) presents a preview of her new show Keynote!, and Graham Dickson is Grigoriy Alexeivich Dhukov - one of the world's greatest unsung literary talents. The tragic and inspiring story of the great Russian absurdist is brought to thrilling life in this bold theatrical adaptation of his masterpiece, The Narcissist. Or is it?

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Phoebe Walsh & Jon Pointing
Jun
15
7:30 pm19:30

ED FRINGE PREVIEWS : Phoebe Walsh & Jon Pointing

  • Camden Comedy Room

Phoebe Walsh & Jon Pointing Preview! 
Phoebe does some lovely jokes about the struggles of living, working and finding true love in this post-truth world. You'll either relate to what she's saying or feel glad that you don't. 
Jon Pointing presents Cayden Hunter, an actor who will demonstrate the importance of selflessness and sharing through this (non-participatory) workshop.

SEE BOTH OF THEM FROM 7.30pm!

JEN WAKEFIELD AND VICKI SARGENT: PREVIEWS
Jun
11
7:30 pm19:30

JEN WAKEFIELD AND VICKI SARGENT: PREVIEWS

If there was ever a show that ticks all the diversity boxes, then Jen's got it all. Not only has she got the unique ability of having mixed heritage, she's got mixed Indian heritage and she's a woman! Although she feels like a 20-year-old sprite from London, she's closer to 30 and has realised she's got some stuff she wants to get off her chest.

 Cloak & Dagger Club /  Heidi Regan / Sunil Patel Previews
Jun
10
7:30 pm19:30

Cloak & Dagger Club / Heidi Regan / Sunil Patel Previews

Cloak & Dagger Club in Great British Mysteries
Do you like mysteries? Are you the sort of person who says: ‘I wonder what that was?’. Then this is the show for you. Join Olive Bacon (Supernaturalist) and Dr. Teddy Tyrell (Scorpio)

Heidi Regan: Work in Progress

So You Think You’re Funny: Winner 2016

Funny Women Awards: Regional Finalist 2016

7:30pm £5

 

FREDDIE SANDILANDS & SIMON LUCAKS
Jun
4
8:00 pm20:00

FREDDIE SANDILANDS & SIMON LUCAKS

Freddie Sandilands and Simon Lukacs Preview!

Self Help is a 50 minute one man character show, featuring Freddie Sandilands. 

Simon Lukacs is not prepared. Thank a deity that he is a damn good improviser.

SEE BOTH OF THEM FROM 8pm!

MAX & IVAN: RADIO FREEVIEW
Jun
2
7:30 pm19:30

MAX & IVAN: RADIO FREEVIEW

MAX & IVAN: RADIO FREEVIEW

Edinburgh Comedy Award-winners and all-round nice lads Max & Ivan invite you to listen to almost all of their second Radio 4 series in one glorious night!

Entitled ‘The Casebook of Max and Ivan’, the series explores the boys’ previous careers as low-rent private detectives, as they attempt to solve a different case each week.

£3 Pre-Book / Free on the door.

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY
May
28
7:30 pm19:30

LESTER CITY'S SUPER SUNDAY

  • COMEDY ROOM

Improv squad Lester City host this hotly tipped London fixture at their infamous Lord Stanley stadium. Joining them on the lineup will be a selection of London's finest and fittest improvisational talent. 

*this is a long form improvisational comedy show. Not a football match. 

7:30 START £5!

ROB CAWSEY & MAWAAN RIZWAN (WORK IN PROGRESS!)
May
26
7:30 pm19:30

ROB CAWSEY & MAWAAN RIZWAN (WORK IN PROGRESS!)

Unhinged physical comedy from Rob Cawsey on dating, sex and trying to find love!

PLUS Comedy's most irreverent idiot is back, Mawaan is performing a new concoction of stand-up, absurd songs and trippy poems. A joyous and surreal celebration of the profound meaninglessness of life. 

LARRY DEAN (WIP)
May
21
7:00 pm19:00

LARRY DEAN (WIP)

Glaswegian comedian Larry Dean works his new show. He's won awards for other shows. Let’s see how this one is.

 £5. 7PM START

LUKE MCQUEEN / JACK BARRY / ANNIE MCGRATH
May
19
7:30 pm19:30

LUKE MCQUEEN / JACK BARRY / ANNIE MCGRATH

Jack Barry (“An inventive flourish behind his likeable banter… a distinctive wit that should make him one to watch” Chortle) Annie McGrath "(A unique and exciting prospect...genuinely brilliant" Whats on London) and Luke McQueen ("His performance is as electrifying as it is disconcerting...raw potency and inspired ideas."Chortle) perform their Edinburgh previews. 

Tickets £6 /  7:30PM START

JOHNNY WHITE REALLY-REALLY & DANIEL BARKER
May
18
7:30 pm19:30

JOHNNY WHITE REALLY-REALLY & DANIEL BARKER

JOHNNY WHITE - PIGEONS

Pigeons' takes the audience, not on a journey, as the performance is seated and in a fixed location, but on an adventure of sorts through time.

DANIEL BARKER: DAMIEN SLASH

Data-obsessed, social media guru Eric Swindeblade has a new toy and it's unofficial human trial is glitching the matrix. 

DOORS 7:25 £5

THE ECHO CHAMBER
May
14
7:30 pm19:30

THE ECHO CHAMBER

The Echo Chamber takes the hottest news stories of the week and turns them into improvised comedy.  Expect all the drama but none of the fact checking of a televised leaders debate

7:30PM £5

RACHEL PARRIS & JENNY BEDE
May
12
7:30 pm19:30

RACHEL PARRIS & JENNY BEDE

Come one, come all. Round up, round up. A comedy double bill of work in progress shows from the brilliant Rachel Parris and Jenny Bede!

7:30PM | £5

EVELYN MOK & JONNY PELHAM
May
11
8:00 pm20:00

EVELYN MOK & JONNY PELHAM

Featured on BBC 3, Channel 4 and dubbed "The Swedish Amy Schumer" by Comedy Central, the award winning Swedish comedian explores first-generation guilt, intersectionality and adult virginity, in this confident, smart and highly anticipated debut show.

"Brutal but funny" - Chortle

7:30pm FREE! (Bucket Collection)

LAZY SUSAN & MAX AND IVAN: RADIO WARM-UPS
Apr
23
7:30 pm19:30

LAZY SUSAN & MAX AND IVAN: RADIO WARM-UPS

Lazy Susan ('tender and ridiculous' - Guardian) and Max and Ivan ('immaculate' - The Sunday Times) are doubling up ('finally!' - Everyone) to test out some sweet radio material for their upcoming Radio 4 shows.

7:30pm - £5

Joe Lycett: Work in Progress
Apr
22
7:30 pm19:30

Joe Lycett: Work in Progress

Hello there little guinea piggy, why don’t you come along and watch Joe Lycett scuttle about in an attempt to amuse you with NEW JOKES and POORLY-THOUGHT-OUT-IDEAS? Expect stuff to be sketchy and experimental and not as good as the stuff you’ve seen on ‘Live at the Apollo’ or ‘8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown’. But it’ll be RAW and REAL and NOT THAT MUCH OF YOUR LIFE. Come with an open mind and closed legs.

7:30pm | £5 Tickets

LAZY SUSAN & MAX & IVAN: RADIO WARM-UPS
Apr
20
8:00 pm20:00

LAZY SUSAN & MAX & IVAN: RADIO WARM-UPS

Lazy Susan ('tender and ridiculous' - Guardian) and Max and Ivan ('immaculate' - The Sunday Times) are doubling up ('finally!' - Everyone) to test out some sweet radio material for their upcoming Radio 4 shows.

8PM - £5

PIPPA EVANS: JOY PROVISION! (WIP)
Apr
14
8:00 pm20:00

PIPPA EVANS: JOY PROVISION! (WIP)

Olivier Award winner (as part of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical) and Chortle Award winner Pippa Evans comes to The Free Association to try out some new jokes and songs. Come have your fun levels optimised by “a comic genius” (The Telegraph) and Radio 4 regular. As seen on As Yet Untitled and Drunk History.

8pm | Tickets £5!

FIN TAYLOR: LEFTY TIGHTY RIGHTY LOOSEY (work-in-progress)
Apr
8
8:00 pm20:00

FIN TAYLOR: LEFTY TIGHTY RIGHTY LOOSEY (work-in-progress)

Come join current hot shot as he desperately tries to sustain momentum from last year’s 5 star sell-out Fringe smash ‘Whitey McWhiteface’. 
He’s still white, he’s still loud, and you’re still hippies. Something’s got to give. And i’m not blacking up or quietening down. 
 
 ***** The Scotsman ***** Chortle **** The Independent

8PM | £5 Reserve or Bucket Collection on the Night

Sketch Showcase LIVE!
Apr
7
8:30 pm20:30

Sketch Showcase LIVE!

For the last 8 weeks some of the FA's hottest talent have been working with sketch writing hero Steve Dawson (Dawson Bros) to create new and exciting work. 

NOW YOU CAN HEAR THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOUR! LIVE!!

8pm start - Free

PREVIEW NIGHT!
Mar
23
7:30 pm19:30

PREVIEW NIGHT!

TESSA COATES (MASSIVE DAD) | GRAHAM DICKSON (THE FREE ASSOCIATION, AUSTENTATIOUS) | LUCY PEARMAN | TOM NEENAN (RADIO 4)

8PM

Play What You Want
Jan
20
7:30 pm19:30

Play What You Want

  • Comedy Room

Tamar Broadbent and Emma Pritchard are delighted to present the second night of Play What You Want at The FA's Comedy Room

Lester City Present Super Sunday Santa Improv!
Dec
4
7:30 pm19:30

Lester City Present Super Sunday Santa Improv!

  • Camden Comedy Room, Above The Lord Stanley

Lester City, the legendary improv posse, present Super Sunday Santa Improv! So throw on your Christmas jumper, grab a glass of mulled wine and come see some of The FA's improvisers in action! 

Doors 7:30PM

Tickets £5