What's On - Comedy


Adam Rowe
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Adam Rowe sold out 24 consecutive nights at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was recently crowned English Comedian of the Year, which means his show certainly isn’t short on laughs.

Carl Hutchinson
Friday, January 19, 2018

Carl Hutchinson brings his award-winning brand of comedy to Bishop Auckland. After Carl’s plain-talking hilarity, The Kagools bring their wordless buffoonery to the stage followed by Tony Jameson’s whimsical rambling.

Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Chris Washington and Heidi Regan
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Edinburgh Fringe’s Best Newcomer nominee Chris Washington brings joke-telling back to simplicity with his relatable and heart-warming style to Barnard Castle, and is joined by latest holder of the BBC New Comedy Award, Heidi Regan, who will try to convince you why Shark Attack III is the Godfather III of shark films.

The Witham, Barnard Castle
Dave Spikey
Thursday, January 25, 2018

After leaving his 19 years in the NHS behind for 30 years in the comedy industry, Dave Spikey is celebrating his journey from working class lad, through a stint as Chief Biomedical Scientist, to much-loved comedy performer and writer.

Joel Dommett
Friday, January 26, 2018

Be prepared for boundless energy from comedian Joel Dommett – that’s after he’s back from a return trip to the jungle. After 10 years on the comedy scene, Joel has perfected the art of telling stories that will split your sides.

Jason Cook
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Jason Cook’s Comedy Club is making its debut at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House. For those that have never been, comedian and star of TV series Hebburn Jason handpicks comedians, including Chris Ramsey, Tom Stade and Scott Bennett to perform.


Griff Rhys Jones
Friday, February 2, 2018

Join the star of Not the Nine O’Clock News and Three Men in a Boat for a rollercoaster of anecdotes, reminiscences and outright lies. After 40 years of travelling, he certainly has plenty of tall tales to tell.

The Maltings Berwick


Tim Vine
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tim Vine isn’t your average comedian: he’s a multi-award-winning one. Best known for his rapid-fire one-liners, Tim’s a one-man encyclopaedia of gags on any subject. His verbal dexterity is award-winning, having scooped the prize for best joke at the 2010 and 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festivals (and being runner-up in the intervening years).

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle

More What's On

Great Expectations
Rory Bremner
Events & Sport
Martha Wainwright
Music & Dance
Josh Bowe - Abscission
Art & Exhibitions
Mamma Mia!
What's On This Week

Follow us on Instagram

Never miss an issue... Subscribe
Sign up to our free weekly newsletters to receive exclusive offers, competitions and updates.

Social Channels

Follow us on Instagram