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SARA PASCOE: LadsLadsLads (UK TOUR)
Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 November
SARA PASCOE: LadsLadsLads (UK TOUR)
Redgrave Theatre

Following a sell-out run in London’s West End, the multi-award winning comedian, Sara Pascoe, and star of Live at The Apollo, Mock the Week, QI and Taskmaster, takes her new, hugely personal show on tour. “She is a comic in her prime” The Times

GEOFF NORCOTT: TRADITIONALISM (UK Tour)
Friday 23 November
GEOFF NORCOTT: TRADITIONALISM (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

The star of BBC2’s The Mash Report and Live At The Apollo takes to the road with his latest show direct from the Edinburgh Festival. The world is changing at a dizzying rate, and Geoff Norcott is trying to hold modern views, but worries that tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Stand Up For The Weekend with RHYS JAMES & CO
Saturday 24 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with RHYS JAMES & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Rhys James is a sickeningly talented young stand-up. He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12
DANIEL SLOSS: X (UK Tour)
Friday 30 November
DANIEL SLOSS: X (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Don’t miss the stunning new show from Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning comedy star, Daniel Sloss, who is fast becoming one of the world's biggest comedy names! "Simply world class… hilarious" Herald Sun, Australia

Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW LAWRENCE & CO
Saturday 1 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW LAWRENCE & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

As seen on BBC's Live At The Apollo, misanthropic observational comedian Andrew Lawrence returns to headline with his trademark self-deprecating navel gazing and weary view of the world. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (01-12-18)
Saturday 1 December
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (01-12-18)
Hen & Chicken Studio

BOOK HERE FOR CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE

See More Book Tickets £32
THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB CRAWL (UK Tour)
Friday 7 December
THE THINKING DRINKERS: PUB CRAWL (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

The Thinking Drinkers are back on tour with a brand-new, hilarious, intoxicating bar-hop through history. The award-winning experts take you from the symposiums of Ancient Greece to the classic British boozer via Wild West saloons, Victorian gin palaces and the secret Speakeasy.

See More Book Tickets £16
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (07-12-18)
Friday 7 December
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (07-12-18)
Hen & Chicken Studio

BOOK HERE FOR CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE

See More Book Tickets £36
Stand Up For The Weekend with LARRY DEAN & CO
Saturday 8 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with LARRY DEAN & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

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. "Has the easy charm of an arena comic and the high joke rate too" The Guardian
See More Book Tickets £12
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (08-12-18)
Saturday 8 December
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (08-12-18)
Hen & Chicken Studio

BOOK HERE FOR CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE

See More Book Tickets £32
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (15-12-18)
Saturday 15 December
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (15-12-18)
Hen & Chicken Studio

BOOK HERE FOR CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE

See More Book Tickets £32
Stand Up For The Weekend with STEPHEN BAILEY & CO
Saturday 15 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with STEPHEN BAILEY & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Stephen Bailey’s friendly, open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most enjoyable acts on the UK comedy circuit today. He is "annoyingly sharp" (The New Current) and in 2015, his show was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award (Best Show). Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12
The Official Christmas Show with ROBERT WHITE & GUESTS
Saturday 22 December
The Official Christmas Show with ROBERT WHITE & GUESTS
Hen & Chicken Studio

Robert White is the only gay, Aspergic, quarter-Welsh comic on the British comedy circuit. Known for his brilliant timing and performance style, Robert’s chaotic stage presence, improvisational skills and delivery earned him a place in the Final of the 2018 Britain's Got Talent TV show. "You're a beautiful soul. Comedy flows from you like water" David Walliams
See More Book Tickets £15
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (22-12-18)
Saturday 22 December
CHRISTMAS COMEDY & DINING PACKAGE (22-12-18)
Hen & Chicken Studio

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See More Book Tickets £36
THE END OF THE YEAR SHOW with CAREY MARX & GUESTS
Saturday 29 December
THE END OF THE YEAR SHOW with CAREY MARX & GUESTS
Hen & Chicken Studio

Celebrate the last Saturday of the year at The Comedy Box with morally dubious Carey Marx, the elegant rants of Phil Jerrod and the viperish wit of Sally-Anne Hayward. Top comedy all round.
See More Book Tickets £12
AHIR SHAH: DUFFER (UK Tour)
Friday 1 February
AHIR SHAH: DUFFER (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Ahir Shah returns with a brand new stand-up show about life and what comes after, death and what comes before, and Bohemian Rhapsody. "Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny." Daily Telegraph
See More Book Tickets £13
SINDHU VEE: SANDHOG (UK Tour)
Wednesday 6 February
SINDHU VEE: SANDHOG (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee embarks on a UK tour with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.
See More Book Tickets £15
PAUL SINHA: THE TWO AGES OF MAN (UK Tour)
Sunday 17 February
PAUL SINHA: THE TWO AGES OF MAN (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Paul Sinha returns to The Comedy Box with his life, seemingly, still bordering on disarray. Having spent two decades juggling disparate careers, loneliness, heartbreak, a multitude of vices and an overwhelming urge to show off his general knowledge, he finds that just as one problem disappears, another emerges.
See More Book Tickets £15.5
PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS (UK Tour)
Friday 22 February 2019
PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Award-winning "deranged genius" Paul Foot is back with his latest collection of sublime witterings. You may have seen him on Never Mind The Buzzcocks or Would I Lie To You, now you can see him live in all his surrealist glory.

See More Book Tickets £15
ANDREW DOYLE: FRIENDLY FIRE (UK Tour)
Thursday 28 February
ANDREW DOYLE: FRIENDLY FIRE (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio
Andrew Doyle is one of the UK’s foremost political satirists.  Friendly Fire is his seventh solo stand-up show.  It follows the critically acclaimed Thought Crimes, which ran at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year and later transferred to the Soho Theatre in London.
See More Book Tickets £13
DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL (UK Tour)
Friday 1 March
DARREN HARRIOTT: VISCERAL (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee Darren Harriott, returns with a brand new show, following recent appearances on Live at the Apollo (BBC Two), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4), and Fighting Talk (BBC Radio 5 Live).

See More Book Tickets £13
Stand Up For The Weekend with MICK FERRY & CO
Saturday 2 March
Stand Up For The Weekend with MICK FERRY & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Mick Ferry
is renowned as a fine purveyor of lugubrious surrealism and has quickly established himself as one of the most sought after comics on the British and International comedy circuit. “As good as it gets…highly original and hilarious” Big Issue
See More Book Tickets £12
MATT RICHARDSON: SLASH (UK Tour)
Sunday 3 March
MATT RICHARDSON: SLASH (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio
A lot has happened to Matt Richardson since his last tour in 2013. A lot of it is quite strange. Most comedians hope to win accolades and make people laugh, very few end up with Heat Magazine’s Weird Crush trophy. "Explosive show" Voice Magazine
See More Book Tickets £13
SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME (UK Tour)
Friday 8 March
SEANN WALSH: AFTER THIS ONE, I'M GOING HOME (UK Tour)
1532 Performing Arts Centre

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self-dubbed “Lie-In King”, Seann Walsh is “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation (The Guardian). Returning from his run in America, where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan, Seann Walsh is back on tour in the UK.

See More Book Tickets £16
LOST VOICE GUY: TOUR 2019
Sunday 10 March
LOST VOICE GUY: TOUR 2019
Tobacco Factory Theatre
Following the unprecedented success of his appearance on the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series, Ability, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a tour of the UK.
PAUL McCAFFREY UK TOUR
Thursday 21 March
PAUL McCAFFREY UK TOUR
Hen & Chicken Studio

Paul McCaffrey
is an award-winning comedian (Latitude New Act of the Year, London Paper New Act of the Year) and headlines at the biggest comedy clubs in the country. He has performed four critically acclaimed Edinburgh shows as well as major music festivals: Reading, Leeds, V Festival, Bestival and Latitude.
See More Book Tickets £13
STEPHEN BAILEY: OUR KID (UK Tour)
Friday 22 March
STEPHEN BAILEY: OUR KID (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), stand-up comedy star and host of Five's 'Celebs On The Farm',  Stephen Bailey is embarking on a brand new tour in spring 2019 with his incredible show ‘Our Kid’ – a story full of Northern warmth, some working-class guilt and a bit of blue.
See More Book Tickets £15
KEN CHENG: BEST DAD EVER (UK Tour)
Thursday 28 March
KEN CHENG: BEST DAD EVER (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Dave's Joke of the Fringe Winner, Cambridge mathematics dropout and professional poker player Ken Cheng embarks on his UK-wide tour following a sold-out, award nominated run at the Edinburgh Festival.
See More Book Tickets £13
JESS ROBINSON: NO FILTER (UK Tour)
Friday 29 March
JESS ROBINSON: NO FILTER (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Jess Robinson
takes you on a dizzying journey through hilarious improvised musical impressions, serving up a feast of styles and genres from classical to rock to hip hop showcasing the voices of all your favourite celebs. "It's like a mega-concert with all your favourite stars" ITV
See More Book Tickets £13
MATT FORDE: BREXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (UK Tour)
Sunday 31 March
MATT FORDE: BREXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

The whole thing's a mess and only one person can sort it out. Sadly, we have no idea who it is. Join Britain’s leading political comedian, Matt Forde, for the show that was a complete sell-out at this year’s Edinburgh Festival and his last as an EU citizen.
See More Book Tickets £16
SIMON MUNNERY: THE WREATH (UK Tour)
Thursday 4 April
SIMON MUNNERY: THE WREATH (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Serial innovator Simon Munnery presents his brand new show. A British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner. Munnery's stand-up career spanning 32 years has seen him regularly perform all over the world and star in several of his own major television and radio projects.
See More Book Tickets £14
CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE (UK Tour)
Friday 5 April
CARL HUTCHINSON LIVE (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show & following a sold-out 2017 tour, Geordie comedian Carl Hutchinson is back with a brand new show. From buying a house to having kids, Carl takes his unique adolescent approach to grown up issues.
See More Book Tickets £13
CHRIS McCAUSLAND: SPEAKY BLINDER (UK Tour)
Thursday 9 May
CHRIS McCAUSLAND: SPEAKY BLINDER (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

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.
See More Book Tickets £13
SOFIE HAGEN: BUBBLEWRAP, HAPPY FAT (UK Tour)
Thursday 30 May
SOFIE HAGEN: BUBBLEWRAP, HAPPY FAT (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

After a total sell-out of her ‘Dead Baby Frog’ tour in 2018, Sofie Hagen returns with the show that won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award. Plus, a first chance to hear her read from her new book ‘Happy Fat’, and a Q & A.
See More Book Tickets £15
TOM STADE: I SWEAR TO... (UK Tour)
Saturday 1 June
TOM STADE: I SWEAR TO... (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Following 2017’s smash-hit UK tour, Tom Stade, the Canadian comedy legend, is back with a new show.  Welcome back to ‘I SWEAR TO…’ picking up just where he left off as an hour simply wasn’t long enough. “UNMISSABLE” Edinburgh Evening News
See More Book Tickets £18.5

  


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Christmas Comedy Shows & Dining

Enjoy a 2 course Christmas dinner and 2 hour Comedy Show this December for an inclusive ticket price (drinks charged separately)

For Saturday comedy shows in December (except December 29), and for one Friday show on December 7th, the Hen & Chicken will be laying on a sumptious two course Christmas dinner in the downstairs bar/restaurant prior to the show upstairs in the Studio. Dining is early evening prior to the show - Saturday shows start at 8.30pm while the show on Friday 7 December starts at 8pm. For Saturday shows diners must arrive no later than 6.30pm, for the show on Friday 7 December diners must arrive no later than 6pm.

All diners must be ready to take their seats for the show no later than 15 minutes prior to the show starting. Seats for Xmas diners will be pre-allocated. Please bear in mind that these shows are open to the general public so start times are fixed.

Tickets cost £32 and £36 a head (depending on the show - see dates below) for the Comedy Show & Dining Package* and must be purchased in advance from this website - we have limited capacity (approx 50 covers) for dining in the downstairs bar so early booking is recommended and preferably no later than 7 days prior to the date of the show (subject to availability). We also have a private room (Greville Room) with a dining capacity of about 30 which can be arranged separately if the size of your group warrants it. Please call the Hen & Chicken direct on 0117 966 3143 to discuss availability with the management.

Once a booking has been made for one of our Xmas Comedy & Dining Packages, you will be contacted directly to discuss your menu options.

Christmas Comedy & Dining package shows take place on the following dates:

Saturday 1 December

Friday 7 December

Saturday 8 December

Saturday 15 December

Saturday 22 December

Click on a date above to make your selection. 

Group bookings:

It is strongly advised that a group booking is made in one transaction. If this is not workable for your party, then please first check with the Hen & Chicken prior to adding to your existing booking otherwise we may not be able to guarantee all of your party will be sat together when dining. All changes to existing bookings must be made in writing. Send email to: chickenhen@btconnect.com.

NB. Christmas Comedy Packages are non-refundable.

We cannot be held responsible if you don't inform us in advance of changes in numbers to your group size (although group seating for the comedy show will be adjusted accordingly on the night once we know the final size of the party).

* Package Price does not include drinks.