Friday 1 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £15.00

DANE BAPTISTE:

THE CHOCOLATE CHIP (rescheduled)

Join Dane Baptiste, one of the nation’s most exciting stand up stars as he presents another brilliantly hilarious and boldly provocative show.
Sat 2 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

SAM AVERY

TODDLERGEDDON (rescheduled)

Join award-winning comedian and bestselling author Sam Avery (AKA The Learner Parent) for an evening of hilarious stand up, brand new for 2020. Can you negotiate effectively with a pre-schooler who knows you’re clueless? Find out in Toddlergeddon.
Sat 2 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with GLENN MOORE & JOEY PAGE

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Glenn Moore is a comedian, actor and one of the best and most prolific joke writers in the country. His appearances on Mock The Week and his silly, off-beat one-liners on Twitter, which have earned him a huge following.
Sat 9 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with CARL DONNELLY

and GUESTS

Carl Donnelly takes the mundane stories of everyday life and turns them into stretches of self deprecating silliness. His conversational, silly sense of humour saw him win a host of awards and become a regular at all of the finest comedy clubs in the UK and Ireland.
Friday 15 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £16.00

LOYISO GOLA

POP CULTURE

Fresh off the release of his hour long Netflix Stand-Up Special 'Unlearning', Loyiso Gola takes us on a hilarious journey exploring the differing impact of pop culture moments around the world.
Sat 16 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with JARLATH REGAN

and GUESTS

Award winning comedian, writer and star of the hit Irish panel show, The Panel, Jarlath Regan has gained a reputation with the industry and audiences for his uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up.
Mon 18 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

LUISA OMIELAN

GOD IS A WOMAN

At a time of pandemics and global warming, we all turn to spirituality for hope and purpose, courtesy of BAFTA breakthrough act winning Luisa Omielan. "The biggest stand up hit of the decade" The Guardian
Tue 19 October - Redgrave Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm)

JIMEOIN

TURN IT UP

Jimeoin is an acclaimed, hugely loved and much respected comedian. A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from the Irishman internationally celebrated as one of live stand-up’s true masters.
Sat 23 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with STEPHEN BAILEY

and GUESTS

Meet your new potty-mouthed best friend Stephen Bailey whose friendly, open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most enjoyable acts on the UK comedy circuit today.
Thur 21 to Sat 23 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

AUSTENTATIOUS

AN IMPROVISED JANE AUSTEN NOVEL

Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience.
Sun 24 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
6pm & 8.30pm (Two shows)

TOM STADE

YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET (rescheduled)

Following his last smash-hit UK tour and direct from the Edinburgh festival Tom is back on the road with a brand-new show. The kids have moved out and it’s the dawn of a new era! Tom’s embracing change with his usual spirit and irrepressible sense of mischief.
Tue 26 Oct & Sun 20 March - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

ED BYRNE

IF I'M HONEST

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children. Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy.
Thursday 28 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £17.00

LUCY PORTER

BE PREPARED (rescheduled)

TV favourite Lucy Porter returns with another fantastic stand-up show. Her recent TV includes Would I Lie to You, QI and Impossible, and she’s a regular on Radio 4’s News Quiz and The Now Show
Fri 29 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £21.50

SLIM

THE KING TOUR

As tour support for both Kevin Hart and Dave Chappelle, with seven sell out tours and six smash hit comedy specials: the multi award winning Slim has been called the King of the Black British Comedy Circuit.
Fri 29 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

KERRY GODLIMAN

BOSH

Kerry’s back on tour after what she thought would be a little 'she' time. No chance. Her bosh-like nature will never let her rest. All will be explained.
Sat 30 October - Tobacco Factory Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm) £16.00

ELLIE TAYLOR

DON'T GOT THIS (rescheduled)

Fresh from her debut Netflix stand-up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI, Ellie Taylor is back with a brand new stand-up show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen if one more person tells her “you got this”.
Sat 30 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

TEZ ILYAS

THE VICKED TOUR

The brand-new stand-up show from brand new author and the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).
Sat 30 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with CAREY MARX

and GUESTS

Carey Marx is an unapologetic gagsmith. The jokes are short and sharp, often uncomfortably so, as any morality is sacrificed on the altar of quick laughs. The lines are efficient, original and potent – and rarely fail to blindside the audience.
Sun 31 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
6pm & 8.30pm

MAX FOSH

ZOCIAL BUTTERFLY

Armed with the rosiest of cheeks & the floppiest of hair, You Tuber Max Fosh heads out on his first ever nationwide tour, with his hilarious & unpredictable debut live show: Zocial Butterfly.
Sat 6 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW BIRD

and GUESTS

Highly in demand comic who has performed all over the world, the frequently hilarious Andrew Bird is also number one choice for tour support for many big name acts such as Rhod Gilbert, Jon Richardson and Michael McIntyre.
Fri 12 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £13.00

KAE KURD:

THE SPOKEN KURD TOUR (rescheduled)

The unstoppable Kae Kurd is back with a brand-new show for 2020! Smart, sharp and brilliantly astute, the young British-Kurdish stand-up is making a serious name for himself. Join one of the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars.
Sat 13 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with LARRY DEAN

and GUESTS

Multi award-winning Glaswegian comedian Larry Dean is fast rising up the ranks to inevitably become a truly international arena comic, judging by his increasing reputation and popularity at various comedy festivals around the world.
Sat 20 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with PIERRE NOVELLIE

and GUESTS

An acclaimed live act, Pierre Novellie has supported Hal Cruttenden and Gary Delaney on their national tours and was nominated for Best Club Comic at the Chortle Awards for two years running.
Sun 21 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
6.30pm (doors 5.30pm)

DESI CENTRAL COMEDY TOUR

with NABIL ABDULRASHID & IMRAN YUSUF

The Desi Central Comedy Tour is a long established showcase of Asian stand-up featuring high profile comics who are also known for their work in music, radio and TV.
Sat 27 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with JIMMY McGHIE

and GUESTS

Highly acclaimed stand-up Jimmy McGhie performs all over the world when the world is behaving normally! He is “a brilliant talent” (The Scotsman) and with “an easy charm and appealing relaxed manner” (Chortle).
Sat 4 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with SARA BARRON

and GUESTS

American writer turned stand up living in London, Sara Barron is a relentlessly honest and desperately funny comic, relating brutal and sometimes filthy truths in a warm and welcoming way.
Sat 5 February - Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £21.50

MARK WATSON

THIS CAN'T BE IT

Spiritual enquiry meets high-octane observational comedy as the 'Taskmaster' survivor, multi-award-winner and “No More Jockeys” cult leader attempts to cram a couple of years of pathological overthinking into an evening of stand-up.
Thurs 10 February 2022 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £17.00

KERRY GODLIMAN

BOSH (rescheduled)

Kerry’s back on tour after what she thought would be a little 'she' time. No chance. Her bosh-like nature will never let her rest. All will be explained.
Thurs 17 February - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £13.00

ALFIE BROWN

SENSITIVE MAN

Brand new solo show from the radically different, provocative and hilarious Alfie Brown. One of the most exciting original thinkers in stand up today.
Thurs 10 March 2022 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £13.00

AHIR SHAH

DRESS

Featuring his signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and sweet gags, Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah returns to stand-up with a new show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy.
Thur 14 April - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £21.50

TWO MR P's IN A PODCAST - LIVE

Sharing funny stories from the front line of teaching, this live show will see the Two Mr Ps reminiscing on their own school days and looking at the wonderful and hilarious world of education.
Friday 6 May 2022 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £19.00

JOANNE McNALLY

THE PROSECCO EXPRESS

Described as "a truly gifted stand up" by The Sunday Times, join Joanne McNally as she revisits her irreverent and critically acclaimed show The Prosecco Express.
Friday 13 May 2022 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £13.00

CHRIS McCAUSLAND

SPEAKY BLINDER (rescheduled)

A brand new stand-up show following a stonking set on Live at the Apollo and a sell-out Fringe, one of the UK's top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour. Sunday Times Best of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
Fri 10 June 2022 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £18.00

SAM AVERY

ROLE MODEL

In this side-splitting new stand-up show, Sam Avery explores what it means to be a role model in modern Britain, how the people he looked up to shaped his world, and how the struggle to help his kids find their moral compass often causes him to misplace his own.

Venue Locations

Hen & Chicken

Tobacco Factory Theatre

Redgrave Theatre

Bristol Old Vic Theatre