ABOUT
US

WE'VE GOT OUR OWN COMEDY CLUB!

Breakneck Comedy is Aberdeen’s first ever dedicated comedy club.

We are open weekly from Thursday to Sunday offering a variety of comedians to suit everyone’s humour.

Based in Aberdeen City Centre our new comedy club is the BIGGEST in Scotland and hosts the best in local, national and international comedians.

Our Comedy nights are not simply restricted to the Aberdeen club, as we operate comedy nights in local village halls across the country - so look out for a us coming to a town near you.

Breakneck Comedy can also arrange comedy shows for anyone anywhere; be it a corporate event, another venue or a comedian for your special event so please get in touch if you are looking for that extra fun factor!

We are the official programmer for the annual Aberdeen Comedy Festival and have vast experience of the comedy circuit that can’t be rivaled by any other booking agency.

SOME OF THE COMPANIES WE HAVE MADE LAUGH

OUR STORY

Breakneck Comedy was founded in 2010 by Naz Hussain.

2010

We launched an open mic night every second Sunday at The Blue Lamp in Aberdeen.  


2011

We ditched the Sunday nights and launched a weekly Saturday night show and it turned out to be popular.  We then launched Breakneck Christmas Parties and Sponsorship opportunities for local businesses.


2012

We took over rival comedy club called Snafu Comedy Club which was a weekly Tuesday show in Aberdeen.


2013

We started organising comedy nights in Aberdeenshire.


2014

We launched the Comedy Ball.  


2015

We started organising comedy shows for companies, supplying comedians for events.


2016

We helped mastermind the Aberdeen Comedy Festival.


2017

We left the Blue Lamp and launched our own purpose built comedy club.  


2018

We take over the world...

WHAT FOLK HAVE SAID

'Ingenious story telling'

Chortle

'Following in the footsteps of Bridges'

STV

" A Must See "

Naz Hassain - Breakneck Comedy

“An amenable and engaging performer.”

The Stage

‘Keeps on getting better…‘

The Metro

“Had everyone on their feet - Sublimely ridiculous.”

Northern Echo

“Quirky and original - the highlight of the night”

Giggle Beats

"his humour always packs a punch."

Festival Times

"An amazing comedian"

The Times

"innate effusive likeability with straightforward but effective writing.... a primetime act"

Chortle

"It's easy to imagine Hayward at the 02 or guesting on QI. She is a crowd-pleaser and a straightforward observational comic, but so are most of Britain's favourite comedians today. Hayward is easily the equal of any of them"

The Skinny

“Proper stand up, honest straightforward and balls-out funny”

Chortle

“A must see!”

The Sunday Times

"Smallman already has the presence of a 20 year comedy veteran. Her delightful appearance and cheery persona juxtaposed with wonderfully filthy songs make her the most exciting female act in the country right now."

GQ Magazine

"Abuzz with nervy energy, he has an easy, identifiable charm combined with the rhythms of a seasoned pro, which does great justice to his material. An irresistible, infectious style that had the audience rapt from the get-go.”

Chortle

"Fantastic. I was laughing every 15 seconds"

Naz Hussain - Breakneck Comedy

"Gareth Berliner saved the night."

Bruce Dessau - Evening Standard

"A joke every 40 seconds "

The Irish Times

"Amusing and charming man"

3 Weeks

"Maff is one of those comics that doesn’t need to try. Jokes fall out of him like gold coins coming out of a pirate’s chest”

Frank Skinner

“Want an all out laugh-fest with gags-a-plenty? Maff is your man. A few months back I saw him tear the roof off, generating more joy, more laughter than any arena-selling comedian”

GQ Magazine

‘Bursts on to the stage like a breath of fresh air, with impish grin, boyish enthusiasm and an effortlessly open, confident style’

Chortle

“He’s going to be a star, has all charm and passion of Chris Rock”

Chortle

“He’s going to be a star, has all charm and passion of Chris Rock”

Chortle

‘Bursts on to the stage like a breath of fresh air, with impish grin, boyish enthusiasm and an effortlessly open, confident style’

Chortle

"Magnetic Stage Presence"

Time Out

"A charismatic comedy meastro"

Metro

“A personality so huge it fills the room”

The List

“Exceptionally Funny and Cathartic”

The Scotsman

"A rising star in Scottish Comedy"

Naz Hussain - Breakneck Comedy

"A comedian worth catching before he becomes mega!”

The Sunday Mail

"A comedian worth catching before he becomes mega!”

The Sunday Mail

"A rising star in Scottish Comedy"

Naz Hussain - Breakneck Comedy

“She blew my socks off”

BBC Tees

“She has me in stitches”

Alan Carr

"I didn’t have a clue about writing comedy or doing anything funny. I knew I was funny and could tell a story, though."

Cerys Nelmes

"A joke every 40 seconds "

The Irish Times

"Amusing and charming man"

3 Weeks

"A remarkably accomplished stage presence… blistering material which pushes dangerously near the boundaries of good taste"

The Sunday Times

"A viciously sharp sense of timing"

The Metro

"A remarkably accomplished stage presence… blistering material which pushes dangerously near the boundaries of good taste"

The Sunday Times

"A viciously sharp sense of timing"

The Metro

“A personality so huge it fills the room”

The List

“Exceptionally Funny and Cathartic”

The Scotsman

“You cannot help but watch in awe...”

Comedy Central

“Like spending an hour with your mate down the pub...”

The Skinny

"He is nothing short of superb"

The Scotsman

‘Gleefully indulgent’

The Guardian

“The most fearless and technically perfect stand up on the circuit.”

The Guardian

“breath taking… incandescently witty”

The Scotsman

‘Breathes new life into anecdotal comedy’

The List

'Compelling storyteller, truly surprising, beautifully delivered’

The Scotsman

“An evening in his company is nothing less than a joy”

The Independent on Sunday

'Bruisingly hilarious... brilliant musical comedian'

Chortle

"A Master of physical punctuation"

Las Vegas Sun

“It leaves you feeling breathless and wanting more”

Time Out

"A comedian worth catching before he becomes mega!”

Sunday Mail

"A rising star in Scottish Comedy"

Naz Hussain - Breakneck Comedy

“Clever craftsman with a big future”

The Evening Standard

“An effortlessly assured act… exceptionally inspired and truly memorable.”

Chortle

"Wonderfully witty comic observations”

BBC

'Biting, sometimes cynical and almost always angry, he's mimicked but rarely mastered'

The Sun

'As hard-boiled and urban as any native New Yorker'

The Scotsman

"Your New Favourite Comedian is fast-paced, feel-good comedy at its best"

The Scotsman

"Comedy that hits you right between the eyes… It’s no surprise he has accolades piling up like some comedy war hero. He’s a great act.”

Chortle

“David Tsonos was outstanding, he dealt so well with the audience and really engaged them.”

Barrel Of Laughs Comedy Club

"Very confident, knows his material totally and had the crowd roaring. Good face and voice for comedy, great timing".

The Stand

“A brilliant stand up. He’s either going to be a huge international star or the funniest homeless man ever"

Jimmy Carr - Comedian

‘…left the audience wiping away tears of laughter’

The Scotsman

“A brilliant stand up. He’s either going to be a huge international star or the funniest homeless man ever"

Jimmy Carr - Comedian

"Outrageously hilarious"

Adelaide Advertiser

"Fantastic"

The Scotsman

“Laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media”

The Guardian

‘A charming and convincing operator’

The List

“Laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media”

The Guardian

“Exceptionally Funny and Cathartic”

The Scotsman

“A personality so huge it fills the room”

The List

“Very funny, very quick… On the spot humour.”

BBC

“The best act of the night, his quick wit silencing hecklers and getting plenty of laughs.”

Manchester Evening News

"utterly brilliant, going to be a huge star"

Timeout

'Hard not to enjoy’

Daily Record

"One of the best Scottish comedians of all time"

The Scotsman

"Fred is a national treasure in Scotland"

Naz Hussian - Breakneck Comedy

"Ultra likeable and versatile"

NOW MAGAZINE (CANADA)

“Yet another hilarious Canadian with great hair”

STEWART FRANCIS

'Hugely entertaining.. raw comedy with no reservations'

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

'Consistently funny with his stage craft & original material, always a joy to watch as well as a difficult act to follow'

Dane Baptiste (Live at the Apollo)

“Obvious talent...a keen eye for untapped sources of funny”

Chortle

"Sharp, quick, well delivered...unique ...something rather special"

The Scotsman

"Faultlessly carries the audience with his mixture of intelligent, very funny and occasionally extremely odd material"

Chortle

"Mr Clayton's like a bottle of HP sauce, fat, brown and fruity"

Loaded

"Likeable fast thinking Londoner"

London Evening Standard

"Well worth it, even if you’re not in the least bit political."

Edinburgh Evening News

"Comedian Phil Walker continues to evolve in leaps and bounds & his material is as up to date as tonight’s news."

The Stage

"His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!"

Chortle

'Brilliantly observed...laugh out loud stuff…A natural comedian.'

The Herald

'He’s brilliant company – honest, insightful, very funny.'

The Scotsman

'Exceptionally funny...extremely sharp...hugely enjoyable"

The Scotsman

"Fabbri's distinctively off-kilter views and easy shifting of gears between bewilderment and acute perception is effective. An entertaining hour"

Chortle

"An impressive, power packed set"

Chortle

"Carries the comedy off with a natural flair, in a manner so effortless one might think it was ingrained in his DNA"

The Guardian

“An impeccable set… a great storyteller with immense potential”

The Guardian

“The hilarious Freddy Quinne managed to quieten the two worst hecklers with one perfectly judged line”

E-Festivals

'Breathtaking... a surreal performance, he had the audience in the palm of his hand from start to finish'

Evening Chronicle

'Leaves his crowd uplifted, entertained and laden with charity shop-bought gifts...Warm, original and weird'

Edinburgh Festival Guide

"Leo is seriously good. Quick, funny, smart and to the point...hilarious"

The Scotsman

"Very funny, very dirty, occasionally shocking, but edgily likeable and happily endearing, eliciting the guilty pleasure of laughter from a wide-eyed audience"

The List

'Joe Bor is a must see!’

Allan Carr

'...very funny and memorably charismatic'

The Scotsman

" A wonderful comedian "

Matt Lucas

"Candid & inspiring...consistently hilarious "

The Scotsman

“Outclassed her colleagues.”

Evening News

“Deliciously cruel…The best antidote to mewling rugrats”

The Herald

'Brilliantly observed...laugh out loud stuff…A natural comedian.'

Herald

'He’s brilliant company – honest, insightful, very funny.'

The Scotsman

“Artful, satirical…with a lightness of touch and a hefty helping of roguish Celtic charm”

The Sunday Times

“If Eddie Izzard had been Irish, he’d surely have turned out a lot like Keith Farnan”

The Scotsman

"Mr Clayton's like a bottle of HP sauce, fat, brown and fruity"

Loaded

"Likeable fast thinking Londoner"

London Evening Standard

"Original, different and highly entertaining"

The Scotsman

"A Comedy Genius"

The Evening News

“Fantastic and talented up and comer a future in comedy assured”

The Independent

"Timeless waffle from this gin-soaked little scruff. Come along and I'll try and make you do all laughing till gin comes out your nose"

Matt Reid - Comedian

"The big man from Perth is absolutely hilarious"

The Courier

"One of the most under rated comedians on the circuit"

Naz Hussain - Breakneck Comedy

“He storms the venue like a force of nature…effortless charm and bonhomie…the mother of all feel good finales”

Mail on Sunday

‘The same mix of control and on-stage charisma as a young Alan Davies’

The Herald

"Billy Kirkwood is a comic to keep you eye on"

Naz Hussain Breakneck Comedy

"Michael Redmond is hilarious ... a great comedian"

The Scotsman

"Funny from start to finish"

Naz Hussian - Breakneck Comedy

“Looking as though he should be in an art school indie band yet talking as if he is a senior citizen ..”

The Scotsman

“a complete antithesis to flashy arena stand-ups.”

The Skinny

"Norcott is an absolute tonic"

The Telegraph

‘A Comedian with a big future"

The Mirror

"Raucous and incredibly funny"

Daily Telegraph

“A top class comic with a great mix of material… his gags are imaginative, polished and proper proper funny.”

Chorley

'There are moments here that can go toe to toe with some of the funniest stand up skits I've seen'

EdFringeReview.com

“Dean has the easy charm of an arena comic, and the high joke rate too”

The Guardian

"A award winning combination of being daft and being a smart aleck"

Chortle

He possesses the energy of Lee Evans with the improvisational Skills of Paul Merton and is one of the best comedians in the business."

The Times

"A remarkably accomplished stage presence… blistering material which pushes dangerously near the boundaries of good taste"

The Sunday Times

"A viciously sharp sense of timing"

The Metro

“A high energy, no-holds-barred hour from the consistently funny Naz”

The Telegraph

“Spirited, witty and individual… more energy than a dozen Duracell bunnies”

Chortle

"Has a self-effacing charm which endears him to audiences"

Chortle

"Warm, funny, frank and thought-provoking"

The Scotsman

"A great night out"

Naz Hussain

"A great night out"

Evening Express

"A great night out in Torphins"

Naz Hussain

"A great night out"

Evening Express

"Such a great night out"

Naz Hussain

"We loved the night"

Haar Rock Cafe

"We laughed, we cried, we loved it"

Evening Express

"one of the funniest nights ever"

Inverurie Herald

"A top night out"

Evening Express

"One of the best nights in Scotland"

Naz Hussain

"Utterly fantastic, a must see"

Mearns Leader

"The Ellon Comedy Night is SO FUNNY"

Naz Hussain

"One of the best events Ellon's had"

Ellon Times

"The comedy night at Cults is such an amazing night, GO!"

Naz Hussain

"The Banchory Comedy Night is one to watch"

Naz Hussain

"The Rothienorman Comedy Night is amazing, Tania Duguid runs a great hall!"

Naz Hussain

"Portlethen Comedy Night Rocks"

Naz Hussain

"Newtonhill is one of the best nights in Scotland"

Naz Hussain

"The Alford Comedy Night is superb, don't miss it"

Naz Hussain

"Udny Green Comedy Night is such a great night"

Naz Hussain