Two great religions. Two great comedians.
The descendants of Abraham may have gone their separate ways but now stand-up comedian friends Ashley Blaker and Imran Yusuf – both stars of their own BBC shows – are joining forces in the most-unlikely double-act since Kermit and Miss Piggy (who neither Ashley and Imran can eat!) Originally brought together by a passion for the same football team, the pair are travelling the UK uniting people of every faith and none for an evening of laughter.
WHY? 'A slickly funny stand-up show' New York Times on Ashley Blaker
‘Imagine John Oliver in a yarmulke' New York Post on Ashley Blaker
‘A special vein of comic material' ★★★★ Financial Times on Ashley Blaker
‘Intelligent, thought-provoking and laugh out loud funny’ Time Out on Imran Yusuf
‘An hour of cheek and charm' ★★★★ The Independent on Imran Yusuf
‘Sharp, passionate and uplifting’ Daily Telegraph on Imran Yusuf
£16 (£14 conc)
Presented by So Comedy & Broken Robot Productions
Ahir Shah returns with a brand new stand up show about life and what comes after, death and what comes before, and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Duffer comes to Maidenhead fresh from a critically acclaimed sell-out runs at London's Soho Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It earned Shah his second nomination in a row for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
WHY? ‘Intricately crafted, profoundly moving, howlingly funny’ ★★★★★ The Telegraph
‘Magnificent’ ★★★★★ The List
★★★★★ EdFest Magazine | ★★★★ ½ Chortle | ★★★★ Sunday Times |
★★★★★ The Wee Review | ★★★★★ The Skinny
A feisty new hour about facing the future, named after his fourth favourite Hot Chip song (and a beaut by Phoebe Bridgers).
As seen/heard on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Live From The BBC, Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier, Fighting Talk, The Now Show, It’s Not What You Know, and eating Subway sandwiches in petrol stations.
WHY? 'Endlessly amusing hour from the politest man in comedy' ★★★★ The I
Best Newcomer nominee 2016 and Hackney Empire (NATYS) winner is back with a brand-new show!
Social media has been taken over by bots spreading hate, fear and influencing how we vote. In Lovebots, Bilal has made his own bots to fight back, except these bots only want to spread love and compassion.
As seen and heard on BBC Three, Channel 4, MTV, BBC iPlayer, and BBC Radio 4.
WHY? 'Witty and absorbing... highly entertaining' Times
'Delivers big laughs' Guardian
‘Fascinating and hilarious in equal measure' i-D
'A natural storyteller with a very likeable stage presence' ★★★★★ Shortcom.co.uk
You may know him as ‘comedy legend’ Lee Nelson or as the ‘unfunny pillock’ who gave Theresa May a P45, but you won’t know him as ‘tiny Jew’ Simon Brodkin.
After three hugely successful series of Lee Nelson on the BBC, multiple TV appearances (Live at the Apollo, Sunday Night at The Palladium, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala) and several world-famous stunts on the likes of Donald Trump, Kanye West and Sepp Blatter, Simon unveils his funniest persona yet; himself.
In this highly anticipated ‘debut’ show, the award winning, critically acclaimed comedian takes us from his childhood growing up on the mean streets of Hampstead Village, to his adulthood as a failed doctor, inept parent and fairly rubbish Jew.
WHY? ‘Prodigious talent’ The Times
‘Satire so sharp you could slash a tyre with it’ Daily Telegraph
‘Get him out’ Donald Trump
They say all political careers end in tears.
In Brandreth's case it's tears of laughter as the actor, author, ex-MP, One Show reporter and QI, Have I Got News For You and Countdown star is back on tour with his new show celebrating all things theatrical.
Without hesitation or repetition (and just a touch of deviation), the BBC Radio 4 Just a Minute regular delivers dazzling wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy and hilarious name-dropping.
WHY? ‘A master raconteur’ ★★★★★ The Telegraph
‘Total joy’ ★★★★★ Scotsman
Suitable for ages 11+ years.
Time travelling magicians Morgan & West present a jaw dropping, heart stopping, brain busting, opinion adjusting, death defying, mind frying, spirit lifting, paradigm shifting, outlook changing, furniture rearranging magic extravaganza!
Witness a mountain of mysterious magic, a hatful of hyper-reality, and of course a truck full of tricks and tea. Mixing brain boggling illusion and good old fashioned tom-foolery, Morgan & West present a show for all the family, where magic and silliness abound! Fun for ages five to 105!
WHY? 'Hilarious and good for all ages' Primary Times
'Hugely talented' ★★★★ Daily Mirror
'Superbly crafted' ★★★★ The Stage
£11 (£9 under 16s)
Family and Friends (4 people) £36
Stu's back with a comic odyssey on how it works out in the end, and whether anyone cares.
Intelligent stand-up comedy for everybody, but of particular interest to people over thirty who've lost touch with all their old friends and can't eat just one pain au chocolat.
Featuring ultimates, absolutes and surprisingly few conclusions.
Host of The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast (10 million downloads) and as seen on Dave's As Yet Untitled and Comedy Central's Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central.
WHY? 'Truly a comedy masterclass... endlessly inventive' The List
'Expert, charming stand-up' The Sunday Times
'A master of the form' The Independent
A memorable cocktail of personal stories, astute political observations and the odd surprise foray into character cameos.
Andrew is known for his eagle-eyed, passionate current-affairs comedy showcased in his many appearances on BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz, Welcome To Wherever You Are, Public Enemies).
He's been seen on BBC1’s Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News for You, ITV2’s Celebrity Juice and BBC2’s Mock the Week. To a whole new generation he is the devilish voice of MTV's Ex On The Beach.
Suitable for ages 14+ years.
WHY? ‘One of the most significant comedians working in the country today’ ★★★★★ The Independent
‘Showtime is a masterclass in mirth, sublime timing, and killer punchlines’ ★★★★★ The Herald