If you’re fortunate enough to be in the UK this weekend and hanker for comedy, then hie thee hence to Brighton! Here’s the lowdown:
Event: (Dave’s) Brighton Comedy Festival
Dates: Saturday, Oct. 6 – Saturday, Oct. 20
Acts: Over 70 performances (To see list of performers, click HERE)
Venues: Three venues, six spaces: Brighton Dome (Concert Hall, Corn Exchange, Studio), The Old Market, and Komedia (Studio Bar, Main Space)
To purchase tickets, click HERE
The festival presents some of the biggest names in British stand-up comedy—and plenty of promising newcomers strut their stuff too. (The festival is inaugurating the Squawker Award for the best up-and-coming comic.)
Headliners: Jack Dee, Dara O Briain, Greg Davies, Ross Noble, Kevin Bridges, Russell Kane, Jon Richardson, Jason Byrne, Mark Watson, Stephen K Amos, Marcus Brigstocke, Jenny Eclair, Richard Herring and Alexei Sayle. We also have the best of Brighton with the return of local heroes Zoe Lyons, Stephen Grant, Seann Walsh, Angela Barnes and Simon Evans.
Now, dear Anglophiles, sit back and enjoy....