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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.

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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.

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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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Has Jim changed his tune on Blackpool?

Does reflective Jim Davidson regret bashing Blackpool now times have changed?

When comic Jim Davidson comes to Viva Blackpool on Wednesday, he may have a bit of grovelling to do.

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Peter Kay has announced more dates for his first tour in eight years

Peter Kay announces 23 north west dates due to 'phenomenal demand'

Peter Kay will embark on even more live shows when he returns to stand-up comedy with his first tour in eight years.
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Peter Kay

Peter Kay Tour 2018: How to get tickets and when the comedian's first tour in eight years will hit the north west?

Following this morning's announcement of a Children in Need charity auction for a one-off-gig in Blackpool, Peter Kay has also announced his long-awaited return to stand-up, in the form of a huge tour in 2018 and 2019.
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Jimmy Carr

Funnyman Jimmy Carr revs up for show in county

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr is soon bringing his mammoth UK tour to Blackpool.
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Comedian Ed Byrne

Ed’s got the spoilers for family life and politics in new show

Comedian Ed Byrne comes to the Fylde tomorrow, with tickets still remaining for his Lowther Pavilion show.

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Tim Vine

Don't judge a comedian's tour by its title...

As tour titles go, comedian Tim Vine’s latest has to be one of the strangest.

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Bootleg Social Bar, in Blackpool

Expect a show full of politics and fun at Blackpool's Bootleg Social

Self-described “anti-drag queen” David Hoyle has warned anyone attending his Blackpool show next month to expect “polemic, pathos, provocative politicking and high comedy”.
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Danny Bhoy

Comedy isn’t just for the Bhoys

Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is heading for Lowther Pavilion next week with his new autumn show – Make Something Great Again For Stronger Better Future Tomorrow Together.

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Dara OBriain is a familiar face on TV

Dara O’Briain set to bring new tour to Preston Guild Hall

One of the most recognisable faces on British TV is going back to his “day job” as a stand-up comedian.

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Dara O Briain will be appearing in Preston next year

Dara O Briain heading to Preston

Catch Dara O Briain, one of the most recognisable faces on British TV, as he goes back to his day job as a world class stand-up comedian.

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Jason Byrne is at Southport Comedy Festival

Why funnyman Jason Byrne loves comedy festival

Irish comedian’s Jason Byrne's Man With Three Brains show is set to rock Southport Comedy Festival and he tells MALCOLM WYATT he can’t wait to be back in the north west

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Jim Davidson will look back on his career when he appears at Viva

Looking back on a controversial career

Comic Jim Davidson will look back on four decades as a comedian on his latest tour.

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Ken Dodd

Prepare to be tickled by Ken ... but don’t expect to have an early night

Blackpool is preparing to be tickled again by one of Britain’s favourite mirth masters.

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Griff Rhys Jones is appearing at Lancaster Grand

Funnyman Griff Rhys Jones heading to Lancaster

Television favourite Griff Rhys Jones is going back on the road to explore the subject of travel.

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John Bishop

Reaching big 5-0 is inspiration for John Bishop’s tour

John Bishop’s new live show, which arrives at Blackpool Opera House on October 15, is called “Winging It”.

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Dave Spikey is at the Lowther Pavilion next month

Comedy crossroads kept Dave on track

If Dave Spikey takes to the stage at Lowther Pavilion next week brandishing a Blackpool Gazette, don’t be surprised.

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Tom Stade

Comedy review: Tom Stade at Preston’s Charter Theatre

If you are expecting this review to be a blow by blow account of Tom Stade’s latest show, you’ll be disappointed.

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