Hackney Empire Festival

February 12, 2007
9:15 pm
London Borough of Hackney
Hackney Empire Comedy Store Festival
Hackney Empire Festival

Hackney Empire was a leading centre in the alternative comedy boom of the 1980s – Frankie Boyle, Jack Whitehall, Jo Brand, Russell Brand, John Cleese, Jackie Clune, Greg Davies, Felix Dexter, Ben Elton, Harry Enfield, Craig Ferguson, Dawn French, Jeremy Hardy, Lenny Henry, Bill Hicks, Harry Hill, Mark Linn-Baker, Martha Lewis and Eve Polycarpo, Paul Merton, Jennifer Saunders, Arthur Smith, Mark Steel and Tim Vine are just some of the comedians who have performed there.