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POSTPONED - Gavin Webster’s District Zone Comedy Club @ Arts Centre Washington


20 March 2020 - 10 July 2020

7.30pm

£10

Join Geordie comedy legend and host Gavin Webster at our comedy club!


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CANCELLED - STEWART LEE: SNOWFLAKE/TORNADO @ Darlington Hippodrome


14 July 2020

7.30pm

Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back nightly from "the world's greatest living stand-up" (Times).


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Carl Hutchinson @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


05 September 2020

After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show, expect stories, observations and audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic and versatile performer for a truly unmissable evening of comedy.


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Jen Brister @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


05 September 2020

Brister has it all: a wife, kids, a house and a job she loves (sometimes) so what the hell is she moaning about? Join Jen as she takes an irreverent look at the often controversial subject of ‘privilege’. Who has it? Who doesn’t? And why does no one like to admit they have any?


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Pete Firman & The Amazing TBC @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


07 September 2020

Come and witness the first and possibly final performance of The World’s Greatest Magical Double Act!


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Gyles Brandreth @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


08 September 2020

They say all political careers end in tears..


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Funny Way To Be – Jason Manford: Like Me – Work in Progress (14+) @ The Witham


16 September 2020

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian) mixed with ‘comic gold’ (Mail on Sunday).


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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


19 September 2020

Due to phenomenal demand, comedian Jimmy Carr has added an additional date to his Terribly Funny tour, where he’ll tell jokes about all kinds of terrible things.


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Mark Thomas @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


20 September 2020

8.00pm

In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.


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CHRIS RAMSEY @ Darlington Hippodrome


07 October 2020

7.30pm

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020.


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Mo Gilligan: There's Mo to Life @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


15 October 2020

Fresh from his smash hit Netflix release, BAFTA nomination and number one trending entertainment show, Mo Gilligan is back with a brand-new tour!


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Paul Smith: Changed @ Sunderland Empire


16 October 2020

A lot has changed for Paul in recent years. Join him for his 3rd and largest ever tour of the UK and Ireland as he once again mixes sharp, hilarious stories from his life with his trademark off the cuff wit.


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Jessica Fostekew @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


16 October 2020

Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength. Have you ever watched a feminist try and take ‘hench’ as a compliment? It’s like watching a snake eat but funny.


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Robert Temple the Hypnotist @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


17 October 2020

Robert Temple is bringing his brand new show The Hypnotist: Red Raw to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Saturday 17th October 2020.


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Jon Richardson: The Knitwit @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


22 October 2020

Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs?


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ALAN CARR @ Sunderland Empire


23 October 2020 - 24 October 2020

Join Alan on tour as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful.


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Little Wander Proudly Presents: Kiri Pritchard-McLean @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


25 October 2020

Multi award winning comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order) is back with her fourth full length show.


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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


29 October 2020

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things.


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FUNNY WORDS COMEDY GALA @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


31 October 2020

A line-up of top comedians showcasing the best of UK comedy,  all of whom are headliners in their own right.


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Bridget Christie @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


11 November 2020

Join Bridget as she tries to work out who she is and see her tell one of the most expensive and dangerous jokes in the history of stand-up.


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Jason Byrne @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


12 November 2020

8pm

He’s back for more comedy chaos! Jason has learnt over the past few years that we all need to ‘play’ a bit more in our lives.


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John Bishop @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


13 November 2020

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Friday 13th November 2020.


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Alice Fraser @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


13 November 2020

8.00pm

Everything’s a matter of time, one way or another. Come see Australian comedian Alice Fraser (The Bugle) turn time inside out and back to front. It’ll be fun! It’s a comedy show! No-one’s going to die, except you know… we’re all going to die.


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BRIDGET CHRISTIE @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


13 November 2020

The Edinburgh Comedy Award, Rose d’Or and South Bank Sky Arts Award winner presents her highly anticipated brand new show.


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MARK WATSON @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


20 November 2020

In 2017, Mark Watson - a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem - was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.


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CARL HUTCHINSON @ The Hullabaloo


26 November 2020

After two consecutive sell-out tours, Carl returns to Darlington with a brand new show!


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Laffs 4 Kids @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


13 December 2020

After a standout few years, Laffs4Kids returns for another feast of well-known comedy faces, musicians and plenty of other surprises, all to make sure no child in Newcastle goes without a Christmas present this year.


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Roy 'Chubby' Brown @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


27 December 2020

Having recently celebrated 50 years of being one of the naughtiest comics in show business, Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown is back with brand-new material to keep people laughing across the country.


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Ross Noble - Humournoid @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


14 January 2021 - 16 January 2021

What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see. This is it.


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Joel Dommett @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


28 January 2021

Join Joel as he brings you bang up to date on his life since his last live show!


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Milton Jones @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


04 February 2021

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really.


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Jason Manford: Like Me


19 February 2021

It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash hit stand-up tour, Muddle Class, but now he’s back for more fun with his brand-new show, Like Me. So, come along and enjoy a night of laughter with one of the nation’s favourite comics.


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Andy Parsons @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


20 February 2021

Tour extended due to popular demand!


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Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest... @ The Maltings, Berwick


05 March 2021

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.


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Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


09 April 2021

Iain Stirling (Love Island and Taskmaster) is taking his ‘extremely funny’ (Telegraph) comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour, following his 2018 sell-out smash U OK HUN? x.  


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Brendan Schaub: 50 Shades of Brown @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


20 April 2021

Brendan Schaub is an American stand-up comic, TV personality and host of iTunes chart topping podcasts The Fighter and The Kid and King & The Sting.


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Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor) @ O2 City Hall Newcastle


30 June 2021

The award-winning comedian and author shares entries from This Is Going To Hurt, in an evening of stand-up and music based on his time as a junior doctor.


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JASON MANFORD: LIKE ME @ Darlington Hippodrome


31 July 2021

It's been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn't changed a bit...


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