Last Laugh star Bobby has a Ball in aid of children's charity

Comedian Bobby Ball has received a lifetime achievement honour from Variety, the Children’s Charity for his support of their causes.

Steve Royle as Dan Leno

Comedian Steve steps into panto hero’s clogs for premiere

A world premiere of a new play - starring comedian Steve Royle - will take place as part of this year’s Lytham Festival.

Damion Larkin from Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Fiendish fun comes to monthly comedy club

Look out for ‘fiendishly accurate observations with energetic characterisations and killer punch lines’ as Dan Nightingale headlines this month’s Laugh Out Loud night at the Grand.

Bobby Ball and Tommy Cannon head for Viva Blackpool

Last Laugh In Vegas stars Cannon and Ball come back to Vegas of the North

Fans of comedy legends Cannon and Ball will be able to rock on with their latest date in the resort this weekend.

Lancashire's Phoenix Nights funnymen  Ted Robbins, Dave Spikey and Steve Royle

Phoenix Nights star to perform in Kirkland and Catterall

Phoenix Nights star Steve Royle will be appearing at Kirkland and Catterall Memorial Hall for a night of comedy.

Comedian Tim Vine has a double date with Blackpool's Grand Theatre

Resort two-nighter for master of the one-liner

Master of the one-liner, Tim Vine is back on tour, telling lots of silly new jokes, showing off new homemade props, singing some new daft ditties.

Phill Jupitus

Phill your boots for a night full of laughs

Following his hugely successful tour of the UK in 2017, stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus comes to Lytham on Wednesday.

Phill Jupitus.

Stand-up comedian Phill Jupitus appears at Lancaster Grand

Following his hugely successful tour of the UK in 2017, stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus continues on the road with his acclaimed stand-up show Juplicity.

Funnyman Billy Pearce

Billy Pearce date to boost Lytham Hall’s big revamp

Tickets are still available for a fund-raising evening at Lytham Hall this Friday headlined by funnyman Billy Pearce.


Lancashire broadcaster and Bullseye host Jim Bowen dies aged 80

Lancashire broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known as the host of the 80s TV game show Bullseye has died at the age of 80.

Phill Jupitus

Never mind the television, Phill’s back on stand-up stage

Comedian and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus comes to Lowther Pavilion next month with his latest stand-up tour Juplicity.


Comedy Legend Sir Ken Dodd has died just days after getting married

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died aged 90, just two days after getting married, his publicist has announced.

Tributes paid to comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd

Actor John Challis, who played Boycie in comedy television series Only Fools and Horses, was one of the first to pay tribute following the news of Sir Ken Dodd's death.
David Baddiel.

REVIEW: David Baddiel, My Family: Not The Sitcom

“It’s nice to be in Lancaster...the acceptable face of Preston” is David Baddiel’s opening line to his Grand Theatre audience.

David Baddiel on stage with his show The Trouble With Dad, which is coming to the Lancaster Grand

David Baddiel on comedy, books and the trouble with dad

Comedian, novelist and TV presenter David Baddiel is back on tour, in a show balancing humour with more serious topics, not least his father’s dementia. MALCOLM WYATT found out more

Phil Walker

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.

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