EVENTS

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SEPTEMBER

1 (thursday) 

COMEDY THINGY 

WHAT:

Comedy Thingy is a new monthly pro stand up night at

Hackney Wick's Thingy Cafe. This second edition

features a killer mixtape of diversely hilarious acts from

the UK, Romania, South Africa, and Canada.

MCed by Canadian comic Mike Sheer ("sparkling payoffs"

★★★★ Scotsgay) and headlined by Romanian stand-up

veteran Radu Isac ("intelligently subversive'' - The Scotsman),

it also features: 

    •    Award-winning South African comedian hailed

          as the First Lady of African comedy Thenjiwe
   •    Canadian world-traveling comic Dion Owen 
   •    English character act Sally Firth

          (One To Watch - Funny Women)
   •    Angel Comedy Roast Battle favourite Jonathan Kogan

Comedy Thingy is committed to bringing top quality diverse

comic talent from around the world to the fine dwellers of

Hackney Wick. Thingy Cafe is a hub of Hackney Wick's

creative community and offers open, leafy, airy space - making it the perfect venue for a climate crisis/plague!

WHERE & WHEN:

Thingy Cafe near Hackney Wick Overground (East London)

1 Trowbridge Rd, Hackney Wick, London E9 5LD, UK

Doors from 18:00

Show starts 19:30

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2 (friday) 

FUNNY ON FILM 

WHAT:

Live stand-up comedy meets cinema with the launch

of this brand-new format. UK's hottest comics select

and perform before their favourite comedy classics!

 

Following up on the night's successful debut (Young

Frankenstein presented by Tim Renkow), Sept 2nd

features a screening of Stanley Kubrick's classic

collaboration with comedy titan Peter Sellers:

Dr. Strangelove. Compered by comedian Mike Sheer

and with an introductory stand up performance from

the hilarious Jordan Gray!

 

Jordan Gray is a British comedian and screenwriter, and the

creator and co-star of the record-breaking Transaction.

Beyond comedy, she is perhaps best known for being the

first ever transgender contestant on The Voice

(2016 semi-finalist). The comedian/singer/songwriter from Southend can be seen on BBC, ITV, Sky and Comedy Central.

 

★★★★★ Guardian

★★★★★ Mervyn Stutter's Pick Of The Fringe

★★★★ Chortle

Dr. Strangelove is often considered one of the best comedies ever made, as well as one of the greatest films of all time. Don't miss this chance to see it on the big screen, accompanied by some of the UK's finest stand up talent.

WHERE & WHEN:

39-41 Parker Street, Covent Garden London WC2B 5PQ

8 pm

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19-23 (monday to friday)

EFN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 

(full program coming soon)

WHAT:

A week of short film screenings (including an Awards Night)

and workshops.   

WHERE:

The Garden Cinema (Central London) and online.

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