Double date for local laughter makers at resort’s Vegas venue

Two of the Fylde coast’s most popular funnymen are joining forces for a date at Viva Blackpool.


Kendal Calling announces huge line-up for 2018

The award winning festival Kendal Calling have announced a huge line-up for their 13th year.

Lefty Scum features Grace Petrie, Josie Long and Jonny and The Baptists

Lefty Scum in Lancaster

Comedy, music and revolutionary socialism reunite when three of the UK’s most joyfully rabble-rousing acts appear as Lefty Scum at The Dukes on February 17.

Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe's sell-out show heads to Lancaster

Award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe is bringing her smash hit West End show LadsLadsLads to Lancaster this autumn.

Alun Cochrane is a man being funny about what he thinks about things

Guinness, pot holes and the Titanic with comedian Alun Cochrane

There can't be many comedians about, if any, that can have Alun Cochrane's unusual claim to fame: "About 10 years ago in Norwich, I was so funny I made a man vomit Guinness all down his T-shirt!"
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Comedian Johnnie Casson headlines the One Night Only Variety Extravaganza

Stars line up for a night of variety for Equity and Lowther

Resort stars will join forces for a special charity night supporting other performers and the revamp of Lowther Pavilion.

Comic Jamie MacDonald

Comedian Jamie MacDonald's new show in Lancaster

Named as one to watch on the BBC Hot Talent List for 2017, blind Glaswegian comedian Jamie MacDonald is powering his way through the obstacle strewn world of stand-up comedy to perform at Lancaster Arts on Friday, February 2 at 8pm in the Nuffield Theatre.

Justin Moorhouse is playing in Lancaster

Month of comedy in Lancaster

The Borough’s weekly Lancaster Comedy Club has unveiled its list of acts for February.

Jason Manford

Comic Jason Manford returns to Blackpool's Grand Theatre

He picked the beautiful interior of Blackpool’s historic Grand Theatre as the backdrop to his debut album cover photo last year.

Laid back dogs sought to take part in a new production of Legally Blonde

Chilled-out pet pooches called on for stage run out in musical

Laid back dogs are being sought to take part in a new production of Legally Blonde touring to Blackpool.

Jason Manford, comedian turned stage star turned comedian, returns to the Grand Theatre - where his debut album cover photo was taken

Comedy comeback is a classy occasion

Jason Manford is a multi-talented man; equally gifted as a TV and radio presenter, singer, actor, and musicals star.

A still from Martin Clunes new show Warren, set in Preston. Photo: BBC.

Sitcom star Martin Clunes' newest show will see him move to...Preston!

Sitcom star Martin Clunes is on his way to Preston as part of a new BBC original comedy series.
Ken Dodd was knighted in 2017

King of the Diddymen Ken Dodd getting the 'best care' from NHS staff

Veteran comic Sir Ken Dodd is ‘full of praise’ for the NHS care he’s receiving after being admitted to hospital with a chest infection.

Patrick Monahan

Funnyman Patrick Monahan’s ‘outsider’ comedy going down a storm

Comedian Patrick Monahan has an unusual, some might say unique, cultural take on life.

Comedian Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey adds extra dates to special UK tour

Award-winning Lancashire comedian Dave Spikey is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his comedy career.

Milton Jones heads to the Grand Theatre in March

Stand-up stands out from the comedy crowd

People have said to me, ‘On one level it’s quite clever, and on another level it’s not clever at all,’” says Milton Jones, analysing his own comedy.

Catch Paul Chowdhry when he comes to Preston

Paul Chowdhry on his life in two different worlds

Social media has a lot to answer for in this internet age... Not least the metaphoric rise of comedian Paul Chowdhry.

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Dave Gorman

Dave to make a powerful point

Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road later next year with a  new and hilarious live show, With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint.

The Discount Comedy Checkout are coming back to the Winter Gardens

Improv comedy comes back

A comedy quartet are set to bring their improvisation show back to Blackpool.

Milton Jones

Milton puts ‘nonsense’ centre stage once more

Surreal funnyman Milton Jones says nonsense is a the centre of his new show which comes to Blackpool in the spring, writes Ben Williams.

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