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Best of Leicester Comedy Festival – On Tour


Saturday 31 May, 8pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Theatre & Dance
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£15 (£12 CONCESSION)

THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN 2008 This year, the Leicester Comedy Festival has turned 15 and like most teenagers we’re breaking loose and ready to throw a party with the best and funniest acts, fresh from this year’s festival. Jon Richardson, perhaps best known as co-host of BBC6 Music’s The Russell Howard Show… Nominated for the 2007 If.Comedy Newcomer Award, Jon is the fast rising star of British comedy. His stand up deals with life’s irritations from the correct way of eating a sandwich to the pain of queuing incorrectly… Pete Firman, a uniquely gifted magic entertainer, gleefully injecting the genre with his anarchic, off-beat humor and dazzling array of skills. The star of Channel 4's critically acclaimed late-night magic show Dirty Tricks and Five’s anarchic, hip Monkey Magic… Forget everything you think you know about magic… Pappy's Fun Club featured on Radio 4's 28 Acts in 28 Minutes; nominated as Chortle's Best Newcomer; began work on their own self titled pilot for Radio 4; and, at the Edinburgh Festival, received a string of fantastic reviews leading to a nomination for the If.Comedy Award (formerly the Perrier) for Best Show, all in 2007! Dan Atkinson will act as host…