Now in in it’s 6th year The Schadenfreude Cabaret’s Edinburgh Preview Season brings a selection of the finest acts to The Harrison throughout June and July.
The beautiful surroundings of The Basement Bar make the perfect environment to see this summers most innovative, creative and funny shows before they head up to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Season has consistently featured in the capital’s ‘must see gigs’. Our regular comedy club is listed by Time Out as one of the Top Ten Free Clubs in London. As always the line up is an eclectic mix with something for everyone. From established TV regulars and award winners to this years hotly tipped rising stars.
The venue regularly packs out so this year you can guarantee a seat to any of our double bills for just £5 or alternatively, just show up on the night and pay what you want at the end of the show.
Suzi Ruffell: Keeping It Classy
Suzi Ruffell returns with a new hour of thought provoking and hilarious stand-up. ‘Ruffell has nabbed the working-class comedy crown of her generation… Sparking, energising, fun, an accomplished act who knows how to engage an audience’ (Chortle.co.uk). As seen on Channel 4, E4, BBC Three, Comedy Central and Radio 4. ‘Ruffell is hilarious’ (Skinny). ‘A stand-up gem’ (Guardian). ‘Great talent for hitting you with punchlines you didn’t see coming’ (ThreeWeeks). Official tour support for Alan Carr and Josh Widdicombe. Nominated Best Breakthrough Act at the Chortle Awards 2017.
Annie Sertich: How to Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days… and the Next 330
Annie – Silicon Valley (HBO), Shameless (Showtime), Groundlings Main Company – performed this heartbreakingly hilarious, sold-out show to rave reviews in NYC and LA. Directed by SNL’s Michaela Watkins. ‘Annie Sertich is a revelation. This show had me on the edge of my seat; you absolutely cannot guess where the story goes! It’s ultimately about hanging on to your sanity, taking out the trash, and rebuilding your life. Inspirational!’ (Wendi McClendon-Cavey, Bridesmaids). ‘Hilarious and touchingly honest. And well-crafted at that’ (Jim Rash, Community).