Comedy

Comedy

Frank’s festival tribute’s a cracker

A one-man show is set to celebrate the comic legend that is Frank Carson at Edinburgh Festival this summer.

Comedy
Norman Pace

Comedy star added to Hairspray cast

Ex-TV comedian Norman Pace will play Wilbur Turnblad in the major UK tour of the smash hit musical Hairspray at the Opera House.

Music
Peter Kay

Kay steps up for cancer

Funny man Peter Kay returns to Blackpool Opera House on Sunday night, to raise money for the Polly Haydock Appeal.

Theatre
Milton Jones, comedian

Milton set for Grand return

Mock The Week regular Milton Jones has announced a date at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre.

Comedy
First Hippo On The Moon is being presented at Preston's Charter Theatre on Tuesday

Glasto regular... a bonkers Bingo and treats for children

Friday night’s monthly comedy event at Preston Guild Hall's Lancaster Suite is hosted by MC Sally Anne Hayward.

Theatre
Katy Brand.

Comedian Katy Brand brings “I Was a Teenage Christian” to Lancaster

A Brand new take on evangelical Christianity is the finale of The Dukes spring comedy season.

Theatre
Comedian John Bishop

John Bishop in Lancaster for four nights

Liverpool comedian John Bishop will be in the city for four nights next week as he brings his sell-out show ‘Winging It’ to the Lancaster Grand Theatre.

News
Comedian Rob Brydon is going it alone on a tour which sees him take to the stage at Preston's Guild Hall

Would he lie to you? Rob set to play Guild Hall

Comedy favourite Rob Brydon has announced a national tour – with a date in Preston.

Whats on
Jimmy Carr comes to Blackpool and Preston

Comic Carr's tour starts soon

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon to hit the road with a mammoth UK tour – taking in Blackpool – like no other.

Whats on
Peter Kay will return to Blackpool Opera House for a special fundraising Q&A show

Comic Peter Kay to host third cancer appeal show at Opera House

Comedian Peter Kay will be back in Blackpool yet again for a special live Q&A next month.

Comedy
Comedian Bill Bailey is heading to Preston next year

What larks are in store when comedy ‘treasure’ Bill flies in

Pronounced by The Guardian Guide as “approaching the status of national treasure” and hailed by The Times as being, “at the top of his game”, comedian musician Bill Bailey has announced details of his brand new live show, Larks in Transit – and he’ll be heading north west – including Preston, Blackburn and Southport.

Whats on
Comedian Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne tickets now on sale at Lancaster Grand

Tickets are now on sale to see stand up comedian Ed Byrne at Lancaster Grand.

Lifestyle
Joe Longthorne

Joe Longthorne’s variety night at Blackpool’s Viva cabaret venue

There’s a jam-packed programme of shows at Blackpool’s Viva cabaret venue this weekend.

Theatre
Buzz Hawkins, creator of the Bradshaws

Bradshaws creator is Buzz-ing about show

It’s hard to believe that one man, with three different voices, could inspire a generation of comedians. But that’s exactly what Buzz Hawkins has done.

Theatre
Blackpool Grand theatre

Laugh Out Loud with musical comedian

Guitar wielding comic Pierre Hollins will headline the next Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at the Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Milton Jones

Milton brings his comic flair and garish shirts

Master of the one-liners’ Milton Jones will perform at Preston Guild Hall as part of his upcoming UK tour.

Theatre
Blackpool Grand theatre

Funnyman Mike heads comedy club at Grand

Mop-haired Mancunian Mike Newall will headline the next ‘Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club’.

Theatre
Menopause the Musical

Extra show added for Menopause the Musical

Due to incredible demand, an extra matinee performance of Menopause the Musical has been scheduled at the Grand Theatre.

Theatre
Steve Royle

Comedian returns for a right Royle laugh

Blackpool pantomime favourite Steve Royle is headlining the next Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club.

Theatre
Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

Rory Bremner to perform in Preston with MP Harriet Harman

The UK’s most famous impressionist is to come to Preston on Monday making sense, “and nonsense”, of the current political landscape.

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