Sat 4 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)

Christmas Dining & Comedy Show

with SARA BARRON, TOM LUCY & ROBIN MORGAN

Enjoy a 2 course Christmas dinner and 2-hour live Comedy Show featuring three comics from the UK comedy circuit this December for an inclusive ticket price.
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 11 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)

Christmas Dining & Comedy Show

with ROGER MONKHOUSE, JENNY COLLIER & TOM TOAL

Enjoy a 2 course Christmas dinner and 2-hour live Comedy Show featuring three comics from the UK comedy circuit this December for an inclusive ticket price.
Sat 11 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)

Stand Up For The Weekend with ROGER MONKHOUSE

and GUESTS

Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience.
Fri 17 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

JESS ROBINSON

THE TWELVE DAYS OF JESSMAS

Join multi award-winning star of Spitting Image, Jess Robinson, for an evening of musical comedy and festive fun! Expect magical mashups, fabulous original songs and a belly full of laughs.
Sat 18 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)

Christmas Dining & Comedy Show

with MARKUS BIRDMAN, ERICH McELROY & ROBIN MORGAN

Enjoy a 2 course Christmas dinner and 2-hour live Comedy Show featuring three comics from the UK comedy circuit this December for an inclusive ticket price.
Sat 18 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)

The Official Christmas Show with MARKUS BIRDMAN

and GUESTS

Laugh, marvel and cry at the best comedian you've probably never heard of. The completely spell-binding Markus Birdman is a master of comic timing and isn't afraid to push what society deems appropriate.
Mon 27 December - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)

MARK THOMAS

AN EXTRA PLATE

Mark Thomas is just about the last person you’d associate with “ho ho ho let’s throw a log on the fire and gather round for Christmas” but… MARK LOVES CHRISTMAS! Christmas singles, films, carols, decorations, presents, food and, most of all, Christmas stories!
Sat 5 February - Tobacco Factory Theatre
4pm & 8pm £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.
Sunday 6 March - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7pm) £17.00

AURIE STYLA

GREEN

One of the UK’s most charismatic comedians, Aurie Styla, is touring nationwide to 13 cities with his fourth solo show, GREEN. Question is, what in the hell does being Green actually mean? Get your belly laughs finding out.
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.
Fri 1 April - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £13.00

NATHAN CATON

LET'S TALK ABOUT VEX

A lot has happened since Nathan Caton last hit the road with his sensational The Pursuit Of Happiness tour. As ever, he's got it all tackled in this hilarious show, covering topics such as race, politics, his passion for scented candles and being in lockdown with his girlfriend.
Thur 7 April - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £24.00

MATT CHORLEY

WHO IS IN CHARGE HERE?

Matt Chorley has spent the past 15 years in Westminster seeing up close how politics works, or doesn’t. the award-winning Times columnist and Times Radio presenter is back with an hilarious new show exploring who really calls the shots.
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.
Thur 21 April - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

LUKE KEMPNER

MACHO MACHO MAN

Star of Spitting Image, Steph’s Packed Lunch and with over 10 million views of his online videos, Luke Kempner is one of the UK’s hottest mimics and stand-up comics.
Sunday 24 April - Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £16.00

MATT FORDE

CLOWNS TO THE LEFT OF ME, JOKERS TO THE RIGHT

There are wallies everywhere and half of them are running the country. The other half are trying to. Matt Forde (Spitting Image, Have I Got News For You, The Last Leg, The Royal Variety Performance) lashes out right, left and centre. And chucks in some funny voices.
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.
Thur 22 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £15.00

JORDAN BROOKES

FIX

Jordan Brookes, the longest reining Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner is back with a new show! As seen on Late Night Mash (Dave), Jonathon Ross’s Comedy Club (ITV), and his own stand up special coming soon to Amazon Prime.
Fri 4 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £13.00

GLENN MOORE - WILL YOU STILL NEED ME, WILL YOU STILL FEED ME, GLENN I'M SIXTY MOORE

Edinburgh Comedy Award "Best Show" nominee Glenn Moore is one of the best joke writers of his generation and is back on tour in Autumn 2022. As seen on Mock The Week (BBC2).

Pre-Comedy Dining 

Applicable to shows at the Hen & Chicken only

Click here for the full Hen & Chicken menu.

To book a table downstairs in the Hen & Chicken bar area please call 0117 966 3143. The Comedy Box is located upstairs. Doors open 7.45pm unless otherwise specified on the web ticket. NB. No dining takes place in the same room as the show.

Please note:  If you are arriving to eat before the show you should have ordered your food by 7.15pm* to be sure that you have time to eat before coming upstairs to be seated for the comedy. Doors for The Comedy Box generally open at 7.45pm*, shows on Fridays and Saturdays usually start at 8.45pm (or 8.30pm for midweek shows). Latecomers may not be permitted to enter due to disruption to the show and to other customers.

*Sunday shows may start at 8pm so in this instance you will need to book a table for around 6.30pm. Doors open at 7.15pm for an 8pm start. Please double check the start time of a show in the listings if you are planning to eat beforehand.