Thur 21 to Sat 23 October - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £19.50

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.
Sat 23 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)  - Tickets from £14 each

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.
Sun 24 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
6pm & 8.30pm (Two shows) £19.00 (inc fees)

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) £26.00

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) £17.00

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)

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) £16.00

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)  - Tickets from £14 each

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 £19.95 / £15.95 (student conc)

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)  - Tickets from £14 each

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 2021! 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)  - Tickets from £14 each

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.
Fri 19 November - Redgrave Theatre
7.30pm (doors 7pm) £18.50

HARRY HILL

FIGHT!

Book launch - Harry Hill talks about his new autobiography FIGHT! and shares photo’s and clips from his huge home movie collection.
Sat 20 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)  - Tickets from £14 each

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)  - Tickets from £16

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.
Thurs 25 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets from £7 each

SOUTH WEST COMEDY GALA

THE BEST STAND-UPS IN THE WEST

Our new South West showcase evening featuring the best talent the Westcountry has to offer. Headlining the night will be former winner of the prestigious Funny Women Award Suzy Bennett. Suzy is joined in the packed programme by Morgan Rees, Tom Glover, Jessie Nixon and more.
Sat 27 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.15pm (doors 7.30pm)  - Tickets from £14 each

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)  - Tickets from £14 each

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)  - Tickets from £14 each

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)  - Tickets from £14 each

Stand Up For The Weekend 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.
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.
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 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.
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.