Thurs 1 September - Redgrave Theatre
8pm (doors 7.30pm) £21.25

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.
Sat 10 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with PAUL SINHA

and GUESTS

A former British quiz champion and best known as one of ITV’s resident boffins on The Chase, Paul Sinha, the “Sinnerman”, has performed stand-up comedy across the globe. Winner of the Best Club Comic Award at the Chortle Awards.
Thur 15 September - 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.
Sat 17 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with ALFIE BROWN

and GUESTS

Alfie Brown's firebrand style of comedy has been forged from years of pushing boundaries and experimentation. A natural stage presence combined with explosive material makes for a thrilling performance every time he hits the stage.
Monday 19 September - Chicken Shed
8pm (doors 7.30pm)  - Tickets only £6 each

CIRCUIT BREAKERS with JAMIE D'SOUZA & GUESTS

THE BEST UP-AND-COMING COMEDY TALENT

Join us for a fantastic night of comedy in the Chicken Shed at The Hen and Chicken! Circuit Breakers is a monthly night which showcases the best up-and-coming talent on the UK comedy circuit. This month's Special Guest is the fantastic Jamie D'Souza!
Thur 22 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £15.00

JORDAN BROOKES

THIS IS JUST WHAT HAPPENS

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.
Sat 24 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with NEIL DELAMERE

and GUESTS

Neil Delamere is one of the most in demand comedians on Irish television and well on track to repeat his success here in the UK. His regular TV appearances in his homeland of Ireland include RTE’s The Panel and BBC’s The Blame Game.
Friday 30 September - Hen & Chicken Studio
7pm (doors 6pm)  - Tickets £31.50 inc fees

STEVE HOFSTETTER

UK TOUR

Hugely popular US comedian Steve Hofstetter is over in the UK for a short series of tour dates.
Sat 1 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with PIERRE NOVELLIE

and GUESTS

Pierre Novellie is one of the best up-and-coming comedians in the United Kingdom. Recently, he has been seen and heard on The Mash Report (BBC2), Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), The Now Show (Radio 4) and co-hosts the hit podcast BudPod with Phil Wang.
Wednesday 5 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - £18.50/ £11 conc

MARK THOMAS

BLACK AND WHITE

Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics. Taking down politicians. Mucking about. New ideas and finding HOPE. After lockdowns and isolation this show is about the simple act of being in a room together and toppling international capitalism.
Thursday 6 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £15.00

MARK SIMMONS

QUIP OFF THE MARK

As Seen on Mock The Week, BT Sport and ITV, "Master of one-liners" Mark Simmons brings his brand-new show on the road.
Saturday 8 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with JOSH JONES

and GUESTS

Born and bred in Manchester, Josh Jones is one of the most refreshing and original voices to emerge from the North-West in recent years. In just five years Josh has gone from open spot to a TV regular.
Thursday 13 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £18.50 inc fees

ROB NEWMAN

LIVE ON STAGE

Fresh from his BBC Radio 4 series Rob Newman On Air, the award-winning comedian’s new show is a stand-up epic that goes from cave paintings to car-free cities.
Friday 14 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7pm)  - Tickets from £18 each

AURIE STYLA & FRIENDS

One of the UK's most charismatic comedians, Aurie Styla invites another posse of comedy mates to join him on a fantastic voyage of Comedy Mania. Some of the acts will be announced, and others will be special guest & surprise performances.
Saturday 15 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with JARRED CHRISTMAS

and GUESTS

New Zealander Jarred Christmas has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling. He has a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that's thrown his way, making his comedy sizzle with originality.
Sunday 16 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

FRANCIS FOSTER

ONLINE PROVOCATEUR

Comedian Francis Foster from TRIGGERnometry, the hit political and cultural YouTube show with over 3 million downloads a month is performing his first solo stand-up show.
Fri 21 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

SCOTT BENNETT

GREAT SCOTT

Recently described by the Evening Standard as “Live Comedy’s best kept secret” Scott Bennett has been blazing a trail through the stand-up circuit for the best part of a decade, and recently recorded his debut on BBC One’s Live at the Apollo.
Saturday 22 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

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. Carl started performing stand-up in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting comedians.
Friday 28 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

ALUN COCHRANE

STUFF AND NONSENSE

Comedian Alun Cochrane has been seen on various TV comedy shows over the years, including Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Sat 29 October - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with PAUL McCAFFREY

and GUESTS

Paul McCaffrey is an award-winning comedian and headlines at the biggest comedy clubs in the country, shining with his totally natural, utterly unique storytelling which is never anything less than gut-bustlingly hilarious.
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).
Saturday 5 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW RYAN

and GUESTS

Irishman Andrew Ryan made his comedy circuit debut in 2008 when he spontaneously entered an open mike contest. Fast-forward to 2022 and he is now one of the most sought-after comics in recent years, in demand at the biggest comedy clubs and festivals across Ireland and the UK.
Thur 10 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £16.00

SEAN McLOUGHLIN

SO BE IT

International microstar Sean McLoughlin is back on the road with a scintillating new stand-up show. Widely acclaimed for his hilarious and incisive stand-up, Sean has recently supported Ricky Gervais in arenas across the globe.
Saturday 12 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with SARA BARRON

and GUESTS

Sara Barron, an American writer turned stand up living in London, is a relentlessly honest and desperately funny comic, relating brutal and sometimes filthy truths in a warm and welcoming way.
Friday 18 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £17 inc fees

THE THINKING DRINKERS PUB QUIZ

Two of the world’s leading alcohol experts return with a hilarious quiz show that gets the rounds in – in more ways than one.
Saturday 19 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8.30pm (doors 7.45pm)  - Tickets from £15 each

Stand Up For The Weekend with STEVE BUGEJA

and GUESTS

Steve Bugeja is one of the circuit’s most exciting comedians. He hosted the BBC Radio 4 series Economics with Subtitles and has made numerous appearances on TV shows including The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One), Love Island: Aftersun (ITV2).
Thursday 24 November - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

DRUNK WOMEN SOLVING CRIME

On the back of their Edinburgh Festival run and double British Podcast Award nominations, the true crime podcast with a twist of lime takes to the road for its first full tour.
Thurs 2 February 2023 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £19.00

LUCY PORTER

WAKE-UP CALL

A brand new stand-up show from the TV and radio favourite. As heard on Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show and seen on Would I Lie to You, QI and Live at the Apollo.
Thursday 16 February - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

RAY BRADSHAW

DEAF COM 1

Following his groundbreaking 2018 show, Deaf Comedy Fam, Ray Bradshaw’s new stand-up show, Deaf Com 1, covers his recent fatherhood, teaching his young son sign language and a disastrous trip to Bahrain!
Fri 17 February 2023 - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm) £14.50

BABATUNDE ALESHE

BABAHOOD (rescheduled show)

This show has been rescheduled from November 11 2022. Join the multi award winning star of Celebrity Gogglebox as he talks family and fatherhood in this highly anticipated debut tour. As seen on Mo Gilligan’s Black British & Funny (Channel 4).
Thursday 23 February - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

ESHAAN AKBAR

THE PRETENDER

As seen on Mock The Week (BBC), QI (BBC), heard on award-winning podcasts Have A Word, Ninetwentynine, and Spitting Image, as well as LBC, Times Radio, and Radio 4. Eshaan Akbar brings us his debut tour, The Pretender.
Friday 3 March - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £13 inc fees

JACOB HAWLEY

BUMP

Award-winning wide boy Jacob Hawley considers whether ample mental health is an exclusively middle-class pursuit, if he’s finally graduated from drugs to antipasti and, all considered, if he’s ready to be a father.
Thursday 16 March - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £14 inc fees

MICHELLE DE SWARTE

MOVED

Star of the highly acclaimed Sky/HBO’s The Baby, Michelle is an actress, comedian and writer and can also currently be seen in Prime Video’s Backstage with Katherine Ryan. She also starred as a series regular in Katherine Ryan’s Netflix series The Duchess.
Thursday 30 March - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

TOM HOUGHTON

ABSOLUTE SHAMBLES

Catch Tom Houghton as he departs on a triumphant tour across our nation armed with outrageous takes, unbelievable tales and biblical chat to leave you bowled over with laughter.
Friday 28 April - Hen & Chicken Studio
8pm (doors 7.15pm)  - Tickets £16 inc fees

ALASDAIR BECKETT-KING

THE INTERDIMENSIONAL ABK

Join the award-winning comedian Alasdair Beckett-King on a ramshackle jaunt through a multiverse of wonders. Learn to make the best of a bad timeline with ABK’s dimension hopping stand-up, multimedia wizardry & normal wizardry.