Sat 24 July - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.45pm (doors 8pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with DALISO CHAPONDA

and GUESTS

Daliso Chaponda is a hugely engaging and highly intelligent stand-up comedian. He explores all sorts of challenging subjects including race, politics, religion, pandemics etc but always endeavours to find the humour in these seemingly homourless topics.
Tue 27 July - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

JOHN BISHOP

WORK-IN-PROGRESS

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to Bristol's Hen & Chicken Studio with his highly anticipated "work-in-progress" stand up show. It's a real privilege to have someone of John Bishop's status come and try out some new stuff in front of an intimate crowd.
Wed 1 September - Redgrave Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm)

CLINTON BAPTISTE... GOES STRATOSPHERIC!

From Bolton via Vegas…..to the stars!

Following the massive success of his last UK tour, clairvoyant medium and psychic Clinton Baptiste has gone exploring, stateside. Let him take you on a journey from his humble roots via the dazzling heights of Sin City…
Sun 5 September - Redgrave Theatre
4pm & 8pm

GARY DELANEY

GARY IN PUNDERLAND

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world - star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back!
Tue 7 September - Redgrave Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm)

ROB NEWMAN'S PHILOSOPHY SHOW

In this all-new show, multi-award winning stand-up comic Rob Newman weaves together Nietzsche’s sunglasses, James Bond in Toxteth, electric spiders and singing Neanderthals into a hilarious tour-de-force that offers new hopes for a changing world.
Thursday 9 September - Tobacco Factory Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm) £16.00

GEOFF NORCOTT

I BLAME THE PARENTS (UK Tour)

Fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott. This brand-new show will mostly explore personal responsibility, parenting and who should take the blame when things go wrong.
Thurs 9 September - Redgrave Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm)

JENNY ECLAIR

SIXTY FFS!

Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude.
Fri 10 September - Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £18.50

MARK THOMAS

50 THINGS ABOUT US (rescheduled)

In his new show 50 Things About Us, Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.
Sat 11 September - Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £21.50

SIMON BRODKIN

TROUBLEMAKER

World-famous prankster and creator of the hugely popular Lee Nelson, Simon Brodkin is back on stage with TROUBLEMAKER, his sensational new stand-up show.
Sun 12 September - Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £19.00

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 14 to Thur 16 Sept - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm)

IAIN STIRLING

FAILING UPWARDS

Iain Stirling (Love Island and Taskmaster) is taking his "extremely funny" (Daily Telegraph) comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour, following his 2018 sell-out smash U OK HUN? x.
Wed 22 September - Redgrave Theatre
8pm £19.00

STEPHEN K AMOS

BEFORE AND LAUGHTER

As seen on QI (BBC2), Pilgrimage (BBC2), The Project (ABC TV), Live at the Apollo (BBC1). "Truly top class comedian" EdFest
Thursday 23 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £17.50

STEVE HUGHES

ARE YOU SERIOUS? (rescheduled)

Returning to the UK for his first full length tour in six years, Australian (and adopted Brit) comedy legend Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up.
Fri 24 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

THE THINKING DRINKERS

PUB QUIZ

Returning with a BRAND NEW SHOW. The hilarious, award-winning drinks experts host history’s greatest ever pub quiz packed with loads of funny, fascinating facts and FIVE free discerning drinks for every audience member.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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”.
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.
Thurs 11 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £13.00

AHIR SHAH: LIVE

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.
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 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.
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.

Venue Locations

Hen & Chicken

Tobacco Factory Theatre

Redgrave Theatre

Bristol Old Vic Theatre