Downstairs at the King's Head
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Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Founded in 1981, this venue is still run with huge enthusiasm by the immensely knowledgeable promoter, Pete Grahame. It's an easy-going place with a popular pub over the basement venue where photographs of previous acts line the walls like a comedy hall of fame. Below stairs, comedians tend to experiment and play around with complete freedom, and acts range from variety and cabaret to quality names such as Simon Munnery and Dave Gorman.
Downstairs at the King's Head Crouch End Hill
What's on at Downstairs at the King's Head
One of the oldest clubs in the country (it's been running for more than 30 years), Peter Grahame's basement gig in Crouch End is still one of the best comedy venues in the capital. Saturdays feature top notch circuit talent, and the staff are tremendously...
Weekly comedy and variety night with a good mix of acts. To check who's on the bill, check the dates below.
The legendary King's Head try-out night with up to 16 new or newish comics and more established ones trying out material. See the dates below for the latest line-ups. Interested acts: 01920 823265.
Nope, not 'adult' comedy, but stand-up aimed and proper grown-ups. You know, those with proper jobs and mortgages. The line-up on September 16 includes MC Simon Lipson, Bennett Aaron, Jojo Smith and Steve Best. On October 14 you can catch MC Simon Lipson,...