Start: Sat 9th September 2017 at 20:30
End: Sat 9th September 2017 at 23:00
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upstairs bar @

 Hampstead CAFE ROUGE  

  38-39 Hampstead High St, London NW3 1QE

Monkey Business

Comedy Club

Proudly Presents

 highly intelligent very funny
Multi Award -Winning


“Some of the best political material I have heard in a while…comic genius” - KATE COPSTICK, THE SCOTSMAN ★★★★★“very impressive … unfailingly good punchlines … intelligent and funny … comes with the chortle seal of approval” - CHORTLE ★★★★★
WHAT THE PRESS SAY ABOUT NICK DOODY“A refreshing change…Sharp witted, but never sharp-tongued” THREE WEEKS ★★★★★“Probably the most interesting of this year’s slew of comedians whose acts deal with religious faith. Dull subject? Hilarious show” - THE LIST’S TOP 20 UNMISSABLE SHOWS“You will see many shows before you see another comic hit so hard with such grace…quite brilliant. “ - THE SCOTSMAN ★★★★★“A fully considered, from the heart, yet darkly hilarious hour examining blind belief…He explains himself in such a way, and with such spell-binding warmth that it’s difficult to feel offended.” - THE LIST MAGAZINE ★★★★★“Excellent hour of stand-up, handled with intelligence, originality and some cracking gags to boot” - THE METRO ★★★★★“The Festival Top 10: Comedy” - THE SUNDAY TIMES ★★★★★“I love Nick Doody. Doody is like a drunken, gagged-up Richard Dawkins, brilliantly shooting down superstitions with songs and sucker-punchlines” - THE INDEPENDENT ★★★★★“This is Nick Doody’s first show. I already want to buy tickets for his second” - THE SCOTSMAN ★★★★★“This is simply the best unadulterated, gimmick-free hour of pure stand-up I’ve seen so far this Fringe.” - CHORTLE ★★★★★“All hail Nick Doody…true comedy gold: polished, rich in material and a find among all the fools.” - METRO ★★★★★“A no-nonsense stand up comic who is genuinely funny” - THREE WEEKS ★★★★★


entertaining / Camp /funny 

Multi Award-winning 


"Even in these open-minded days this hugely experienced provocateur would not get a whiff of the mainstream with his set that took in crucifixion, the holocaust and baby murder. The clapping was accompanied by the whirr of Mary Whitehouse spinning in her grave.
"Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard
Scott Capurro is crude, rude and out of line. He’s also hilarious.”Prague Post,"
He had me sweating and he only grew funnier throughout his segment, especially because of his devil-may-care nonchalance."Cape Town Times,
"Capurro still rushes in where most straight comedians would be terrified to tread"The Scotsman, "He is sleeker and wittier than ever before and there can be few comics who make an art of insulting their audience while simultaneously seducing them.
The Stage,"The most fearless and technically perfect stand up on the circuit."The Guardian
exciting/funny /New York comedian
Watching Chris Murphy live is an indispensable  part of any trip to New York, if you miss him you will miss a hilarious master of the stage." TMZ
Chris Murphy a few lines about me for you website:Appearances on TV stations:  Comedy Central, Arts and Entertainment, CBS, NBC
Finalist in Comedy competition," Funny over 40"
comedy writer, stand-up comic and singer-songwriter
entertaining nusical comedian
Ariane Sherine is a comedy writer, stand-up comic and singer-songwriter. She has written for several television programmes, including BBC1’s My Family, BBC2 and BBC3’s Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Children’s BBC’s The Story of Tracy Beaker, CBeebies’ Space Pirates, Children’s ITV’s The New Worst Witch and Channel 4’s Countdown. She has also written for the Radio 4 show Dilemma and for Radio 3's Night Waves. Ariane writes regularly for The Spectator, and wrote the cover feature for the magazine's historic all-female cover, the first in the magazine's 188-year history, published in August 2016. She has written over 70 comment and analysis columns for The Guardian, as well as travel features for The Sunday Times, features for The Independent and Independent on Sunday, book reviews for The Observer, music reviews for NME, interviews for New Humanist, and features for magazines including Esquire and New Humanist. She has participated in several television debates, including an appearance on ITV1's The Alan Titchmarsh Show and a number of appearances on BBC1's BBC Breakfast. She has also taken part in many radio debates, including on Radio 2, Radio 4, Radio 5, talkSPORT and LBC


exciting/ very funny

Al Lubel

the 5 times star of the Late Show with David Letterman and former support for Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Hicks AL LUBEL
Al Lubel has one of the best jokes I ever heard.” Jerry Seinfeld Al Lubel, the 5 times star of the Late Show with David Letterman and former support for Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Hicks,Al started off as a Lawyer, to please him mum, and became a comedian to please himself (which did not please his mum). After graduating from law school in Florida, Al moved to Los Angeles, passed the California Bar Exam on his first try and of course, immediately began the practice of stand-up comedy.“Al is a terrifically funny comedian.”  David Letterman“Al Lubel can use the simplest of observations and turn it into the funniest thing you’ve ever heard.” ★★★★★ One4Review “

Al Lubel’s Edinburgh debut has to be one of the funniest shows of the Fringe.” ★★★★★ London Is Funny“

 Lubel is one of the most innovative stand-ups around.” ★★★★ The Stage “You’ll never forget his name.” ★★★★ The Independent                                                   



MC Martin Besserman

(here photographed with John Cleese) 

Doors 7.45 pm  Showtime  8.30 pm

 SPECIAL OFFER  advance reserved or booked tickets for show


For info  Tel 07932 338203


Voted one of London`s best comedy clubs by The Evening Standard January 2017

Please note that line ups are subject to late change but are correct at time of going to press.     
Monkey Business comedy is comedy from the heart