Fingers and Fringe

@ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

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03 February 2023


An all-star comedy gala is coming to Tyne Theatre & Opera House this November, bringing together some of the county’s favourite comedians for a night of hysterical stand-up. And they are letting you join in on the fun.

Taking place on Wednesday 23rd November, Fingers & Fringe Presents: A Night At The Theatre will see Reginald D Hunter, Scott Bennett, Daliso Chaponda, Fern Brady, Louise Young and Rachel Fairburn perform alongside host Jarred Christmas for a fantastic night of comedy. The organisers are inviting members of the public to send in videos of them telling their favourite jokes with the best ones being played on the night as part of the show.

Reginald D Hunter has been announced as just one of the heavyweight names confirmed.

Also on the bill is Britain’s Got Talent finalist, Daliso Chaponda, recent Live At The Apollo star Scott Bennett, one half of the All Killa No Filla podcast, Rachel Fairburn, local comedian Louise Young and Scottish comedy star Fern Brady.

Speaking about the show, event organisers, Matty and Luke from Fingers and Fringe, said: “It’s always been a dream of ours to put on a show of this size together and to do it at Tyne Theatre & Opera House is an absolute joy. Strip Fingers and Fringe down and you have two die-hard fans of comedy wanting to put on a great show with an incredible line-up.”

The event will be hosted by Fingers & Fringe favourite Jarred Christmas who has previously been awarded winner of the Chortle Award for Best Compere.

Theatre Director Jo Johnson said: “There’s so many fantastic comedians taking part in this wonderful night at the theatre! We’re so excited to add more names to our exciting comedy programme. Audiences are in for a treat with this spectacular event.”

Tickets are priced at £24 and can be bought at:

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Please note 16+ U18s need an Adult 18+

Tyne Theatre & Opera House
117 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

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