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Live Comedy from New Theatre

Live Comedy from New Theatre

Sun 29 Aug 2021

Join us for a hilarious bank holiday weekend as we bring the very best talent in the comedy circuit to the New Theatre for our Comedy Festival.

The evening’s MCs will guide you through these nights of fun and laughter, keeping you entertained before each of the evening’s three headline acts perform.
Daliso Chaponda (MC)

As seen and heard on The Royal Variety Performance, Britain’s Got Talent 2017, Britain’s Got Talent Champions 2019, QI, The Apprentice: You’re Fired, The News Quiz and The Now Show. Daliso is also the writer, creator, and host of his Rose d’Or nominated BBC Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere.

Darren Harriott

Double Edinburgh Award nominee.Darren’s TV includes; host of Live At The Apollo and Dog Ate My Homework, team captain on Guessable and series regular on Don’t Hate the Playaz.

Barbara Nice

Stockport housewife, cleaner to the stars, Take A Break reader and Britain’s Got Talent star. Barbara Nice is the creation of award-winning comedian and theatre director Janice Connolly (Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights).

Mark Watson

Edinburgh Festival award winner and Time Out critic’s choice, Mark’s recent TV credits include QI, Taskmaster, and Bear Grylls’ Celebrity Island. He has also appeared on Mock The Week, Celebrity Pointless, Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You?, Live At The Apollo and Channel 4’s Comedy Gala.

Grab a drink at the bar

Grab a drink at the bar

Join us for a drink before the show and get ready for a great night out.

Our bars open an hour and a half before the show. We've got a great range of drink options for everyone.

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