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Having won the 2011 Chortle Student Comedy Award and received nominations for Leicester Mercury New Act of the Year and Best Newcomer at the Chortle Awards in 2013, ADAM quickly made a name for himself on the comedy circuit. He has 50,000 followers on twitter and his 140 character witticisms have been named 'funniest tweet of 2013' (Telegraph), the 'second funniest of 2014' (The Sun) and been featured in a BBC Online's Feed My Funny.
ADAM'S a funny guy, has good manners and no matter how dark or light it is when he leaves the cinema he's always surprised. In Adam Hess: Feathers, he discusses the masks we wear, being brought up in an extremely Catholic household and the time he got stranded on the Thames in a fishing boat wearing a leotard when he was 17. Come though.
Al Murray is the pub landlord who holds forth on all manner of topics, waxing wide about the state of the world with all the skewed logic of a bar room philosopher. Anyone who has spent even the smallest amount of time in a pub will recognise these immaculate observations of British pub culture.
Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation's critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense crusade to re-Great Britain in his brand new show. We live in troubling times. Europe. The NHS. Whatever the hell is going on in the Middle East. The gathering storm of fortnightly bin collections? Who knows where it will all end? Watch the one man who will answer the call of destiny even though it's an unlisted number. Watch the one man who will call time on tyranny even though he isn't quite sure what it means. Watch the one man who isn't afraid to say no to women ordering anything other than a glass of white wine (or fruit based drink).
Come on a fantastical journey following the surreal life of dying actress Betsy Lynn, who meets a plethora of bizarrely outrageous characters. Vyse performs a tour de force as she brings to life her uniquely disturbing creations. A multimedia delight for fans of the surreal, sublime and completely ridiculous. Think Julie Walters meets The Mighty Boosh. Vyse is one to watch!
Vyse is back and this time it's personal! A bodacious and ballsy look at her battle with breast cancer. Hear the tale of her Stoke-on-Trent family The Waltons on Alcohol, her time with Nelson Mandela, acting and thieving at the Royal Shakespeare Company, settling down with Michael Jackson and finding cancer. Not to mention her producing two football teams from her womb. And all before the age of 30! Boom!
American actor, insult comedian, costume designer, and drag queen.
Outrageous Scottish comedian, writer and broadcaster; The Big Yin.
Billy Connolly is a stand-up comedian, actor, musician, TV presenter and artist. After an apprenticeship as a welder in his hometown of Glasgow, he became a professional performer in 1962, forming "The Humblebums" band with Gerry Rafferty, before pursuing a solo career as a comedian. Aside from starring in numerous films and TV series, Billy has toured worldwide continuously for the last 50 years, performing to an audience of over 10,000,000. Billy was awarded a CBE in 2003, was given the Freedom of the City of Glasgow in 2010, and was named Britain's most influential stand-up comic in 2012.
Basically, a fella with gaffer tape over his mouth doesn't bode well for an evening of comedy. But this exciting one-man show from New Zealand is attracting attention across the globe. Strikingly original and an absolute delight to watch, this is one of the most innovative and downright hilarious shows for years. There's no 'walking into the wind' or 'stuck in a glass box' here, but somehow, Sam Wills manages to get loads of laughs from his comic skill alone. Unique!
Fresh from sell-out shows all over the world, join TAPE FACE as he conjures uproarious & moving tableaux using only the most everyday of objects and the most popular of songs. Visually stunning, heart-stopping, and hilarious - you'll laugh, you'll cry, and when it's all over you'll be completely lost for words.
In never seen before sketches, the tour will unite some of Catherine's best-known characters from her hugely successful BBC series 'The Catherine Tate Show'. The cast will include 'Nan' Taylor; Irish nurse Bernie; Geordie Georgie; Essex girl Sam... and the return of a certain argumentative teenager... Nan said: "She's going on tour, is she? What a load of old s**t."
Radio 4 sitcom artist Count Arthur Strong, a former variety star who suffers malapropisms, memory loss and a variety of befuddlements and confusions.
Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment. Plus something else. Don't miss this amazing event.
2011 Winner Scottish Variety Awards - Best New Comedian.
Leeds lad Danny Brown is one of the most exciting comics to emerge on the comedy scene since he became a full time comic in 1995. With acclaimed solo appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, Danny is equally at home on television as The Fall Guy, in the BBC2 show of the same name and most recently as co-host of Dishes, the Channel 4 show described as a cross between Blind Date and Ready, Steady, Cook.
John & Elis James can be heard every Saturday on XFM.
As seen on The John Bishop Show, Russell Howard's Good News, Live from the BBC, 'Josh' and heard on The Museum of Curiosity. In 2015 Felicity wrote a show about mental illness and her bumhole (IBS). Much to her surprise more people saw it than her immediate family and a guy called Gavin. At the Edinburgh Festival Fringe it was the third-best reviewed comedy show. Always one to flog a dead horse, she is writing another show about mental illness called: 50% More Likely to Die.
Star of We Are Klang (BBC3) and well known as Mr Gilbert, Head of Sixth Form in The Inbetweeners (E4), Greg Davies performs his hotly anticipated stand-up show Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog. If.comedy Award nominated comedian, Greg has performed on numerous TV Shows including: '8 Out Of 10 Cats' (Channel 4), 'Mock the Week' (BBC Two), 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' (BBC Two).
Jack's always wanted to be a real man, like the ones in the audience at Top Gear, but unfortunately he likes Smirnoff Ice and looks wrong with his shirt off. Jack has firmly established himself as one of the country's most exciting and successful comedy talents, a status cemented by his People's Choice Award for the King of Comedy at the 2012, 2013 & 2014 British Comedy Awards. He cut his teeth at the Edinburgh Fringe, taking up four sell out shows over three consecutive years and earning an Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination in the process with his debut show. Jack has since gone on to host Live At The Apollo and the Royal Variety Performance, as well as perform stand-up at the internationally prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Canada.
Brand new show ?At Large' will again see Jack perform in some of the largest venues in the land, bringing his unique brand of high-intensity silliness to thousands of fans.
Perrier Nominee and the hottest comic at the Edinburgh Fringe at 100 per cent sell-out 1998-2003 (and consistently the fastest selling comedian). With no two shows alike, this is unpredictable, unmatchable comedy at its best.
Comedy legends Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan split the bill and your sides with a night of comedy stand up and impressions. Drawing on their wealth of experience they present a show of pure laughter and entertainment in a pairing of two unique comedy talents that is not to be missed. Jasper Carrott has been at the forefront of British Comedy for nearly four decades, his numerous television shows including Carrott's Lib, Canned Carrott, The Detectives and Commercial Breakdown have established him as one of the all time comedy greats. He was awarded the British Comedy Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Alistair McGowan is best known for The Big Impression which was, for four years, one of BBC1's top-rating comedy programmes, winning numerous awards, including a BAFTA.
Perrier nominee 2002.
Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr's new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment. Jimmy Carr has been on the stand-up scene for a decade and a half. In that time he's performed 9 sell-out tours, playing nearly 2,000 shows to over 2 million people across 4 continents. He's won the British Comedy Award for 'Best Live Stand-Up Tour' and been nominated for the Perrier Award. Now all that experience is being put to good use - you can see all the greatest material from his extraordinary career in one show - this is the very best of Jimmy Carr.
Jonathan Pie is a respected News reporter for a respected News broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the f**king News. Join him for this live show where he hilariously reveals the truth behind recent News events both home and abroad. He'll also be discussing his own meteoric rise to mediocrity...and one imagines he'll be venting plenty of spleen in the process.
Josh Widdicombe, that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, is back on the road with a brand new tour. Since he's been away from stand up Josh has been working hard on other things but don't worry in his spare time he has found a lot of minor things to get annoyed about, and now he has a chance to talk about them on stage (in the form of jokes). If you have seen him before live or on TV and enjoyed yourself then this is the show for you. If you didn't like him then it probably isn't.
Star of Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Kerry appeared as Hannah in Ricky Gervais' sitcom Derek and playing Lacey Turners Mum in Our Girl. You might also have caught her in Miranda, Getting On, Extras, Spoons and Home Time among others.
Winner of five major comedy awards. 24-hour-show luminary. Novelist. Watson (host of BBC's We Need Answers, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Mock The Week regular and star of cult Radio 4 series Mark Watson Makes The World Substantially Better).
A seemingly minor problem at an airport forms the starting point of the show, which spirals into an examination of identity in the digital age and a search for meaning in our lives. Luckily with an enormous number of jokes, as well as Watson's customary flailing, chaotic audience interactions and all sorts of other fun.
Stand-up and ventriloquist. Winner of British Comedy Award for Best Female (2013).
Nina will create a new show each night by plucking inspiration from the audience. Strap into the mask as Nina gets in your face. With the help of Monkey and a bag of tricks, truly anything can happen in this unmissable improvised adventure of hilarious witchery.
A comedy show about history, democracy and capitalism.
With a career in comedy spanning three decades, Omid Djalili's legendary performances on stage and screen have won him fans and plaudits the world over. Renowned for his razor sharp wit, boundless energy and expertly crafted cultural observations, Omid's original material continues to explore the diversity of modern Britain and he remains one of the most exciting entertainers on the circuit.
Pam Ann is the creation of cult comedienne Caroline Reid, a 1960's clad air-hostess, a mixture of comedy, camp and glamour.
Paul Foot's recent shows and tours have garnered a string of 5 star reviews and successive Barry Nominations at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Described by Chortle as "Inspired, surreal and incomprehensibly funny", he is a true original, challenging comedic convention at every turn and delighting his connoisseurs. A BBC New Comedy Award and Daily Telegraph Open Mic winner, most recent UK TV credits include "8 Out 10 Cats" Channel 4, "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" BBC2, "The Alternative Comedy Experience" Comedy Central and "Russell Howard's Good News" BBC3.
Reginald D Hunter's work is often brutally honest, frequently controversial but always meticulously measured and thought out. He is one of the few performers to have been nominated for the highly coveted main Perrier Award in three consecutive years and has become a well-known face on primetime television shows such as Live At The Apollo and QI and is a frequent guest on Have I Got News For You.
No introduction needed. Star of Lee and Herring's Fist of Fun and This Morning with Richard Not Judy, writer of Al Murray's Time Gentlemen Please, Richard Herring is simply brilliant - a comedy genius.
Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. From his deconstruction of the genealogy of Christ to him proving that racists are less racist than liberals, via some of the best knob jokes in the business. Will your favourite routine make the cut? A great introduction to this influential cult comedian for the newcomer and a welcome greatest hits for long term fans.
Ross has a reputation for outstanding improvisation ability.
Comedian and presenter. Winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010.
Are you 16-years-old, yet feel 21? Are you 40, but tragically faking 25? Or maybe you're full-on 80 years, with the heart of three oxen and the sex drive of a bonobo chimp. Don't worry: this is normal. No one is ever the 'right' age - it is the beauty and the curse of being a real person. In this brand new show, Russell Kane unleashes another blisteringly-funny, award-winning stand-up performance about growing up, growing down, and why farts will always be funny.
Sam doesn't do things by halves - enter his world and you're in for quite an experience. Pitched somewhere in the no-man's land between psychotic breakdown, ground-breaking genius and outer space, a comedic trip with Sam will explore the furthest reaches of humanity - his and yours
Winner Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award 2015. Winner Barry Award 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. From the brain that brought you millionaire cats eating Viennetta, gypsy cuddles and nanna wanks, comes a brand new hour of mind-blending internal self-hatred, paranoia and comedy ? because you have to put comedy in it.