February Sees Another Exciting Month Of Shows At The Marlowe Studio In CanterburyFebruary Sees Another Exciting Month Of Shows At The Marlowe Studio In Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Comedy fans can enjoy Zoe Lyons with Entry Level Human (Friday 8 February), The Alternative Comedy Show (Wednesday 13 February) and Andrew Maxwell's Showtime (Friday 15 February). Giants Of Science (Sunday 17 February) is a raucous romp through the history of scientific stupidity. (more...)

Underbelly Closes Successful Fringe 2018Underbelly Closes Successful Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Underbelly made its biggest year of investment in its programme with over 500,000 of assistance to shows in 2018 and is delighted with its best year of awards, critical reception and ticket sales to date. (more...)

The Marlowe Shares Updated Schedule for Comedy FestivalThe Marlowe Shares Updated Schedule for Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

As well as individual acts, the Canterbury venue's Marlowe Theatre will host the popular Live At The Marlowe, while The Marlowe Studio has sneak previews of eight Edinburgh Fringe comedy acts. (more...)

Susan Calman to host Underbelly's Big Brain Tumour BenefitSusan Calman to host Underbelly's Big Brain Tumour Benefit
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 28, 2018

On Monday 13 August, the second instalment of Underbelly's Big Brain Tumour Benefit, will take place at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the 950 capacity McEwan Hall. (more...)

The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury Stages First Comedy FestivalThe Marlowe Theatre Canterbury Stages First Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

OMID Djalili, Adam Buxton and Nish Kumar are among the stars of The Marlowe's first Comedy Festival. Tickets for the July event go on sale today (Friday). (more...)

Gilded Balloon unveils first wave of shows for Edinburgh Fringe 2018Gilded Balloon unveils first wave of shows for Edinburgh Fringe 2018
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 22, 2018

Gilded Balloon unveils first wave of shows for Edinburgh Fringe 2018. (more...)

Grand Final Line-Up Announced for the Funny Women AwardsGrand Final Line-Up Announced for the Funny Women Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Now in their fifteenth year, the Funny Women Awards have announced the finalists for the Stage Award, joining those already announced for the Comedy Writing Award and Comedy Shorts Award for which you can view the entries here. (more...)

Funny Women Awards Have a Record Number of ApplicantsFunny Women Awards Have a Record Number of Applicants
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Now in their fifteenth year, the Funny Women Awards have received a record number of applicants - the Stage Award, alone, received over 400 entries. That number has now been pruned down to 70 female comedians who will compete at this month's regional final stage. (more...)

Hoxton Hall Sets 'Female Parts' Spring Season Celebrating Creative WomenHoxton Hall Sets 'Female Parts' Spring Season Celebrating Creative Women
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall today announces its spring 2018 season, Female Parts. (more...)

Leicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and MoreLeicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Leicester Comedy Festival (7th 25th February) today launches its 2018 festival line-up with a bumper 164 page brochure, featuring 836 events across 69 venues, performed by 613 comedians and performers; an increase of 8.5% on last year. (more...)

Hoxton Hall Sets 'Female Parts' Spring Season Celebrating Creative WomenHoxton Hall Sets 'Female Parts' Spring Season Celebrating Creative Women
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall today announces its spring 2018 season, Female Parts. (more...)

Fringe By The Sea Announces 2017 Programme
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 27, 2017

Programme announced for 10th anniversary of North Berwick's Fringe By The Sea. (more...)

Book Now For All-Star Comedy Benefit FUNNY BROKEN BONES At Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

A stellar line-up of comedians will join forces in benefit show FUNNY BROKEN BONES at the Lyric Theatre on 12 June to raise funds for colleague Jim Tavare, who was involved in a serious car crash in Los Angeles. (more...)

Mark Gatiss to Appear in One-Night West End Gala Presentation of OUTINGS
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Switchboard patron Mark Gatiss will appear alongside 20 other performers in a one-night West End gala presentation of the true-life coming-out drama OUTINGS, as part of the Pride in London Festival. All proceeds will go to the LGBT+ helpline charity. (more...)

Applications Now Open for the 30th SO YOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Gilded Balloon's comedy newcomer competition, So You Think You're Funny? is back in 2017. Celebrating the competition's 30th year, it continues its status as the very best comedy newcomer competition with its "strong track record of showcasing the stand-up stars of the future." [British Comedy Guide]. (more...)

The Old Rep Sets Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The Old Rep re-launched in 2015 with a bold new vision as a young people-driven venue in the heart of the city, which has continued to evolve and develop throughout 2016 with a fresh new season of innovative and exciting performances. (more...)

Amused Moose Laugh Off Semi-Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The online rounds of the Amused Moose Laugh Off Competition 2016 are complete and our eminent industry panel have selected the lucky future stars who will compete in the live semi-finals for a place in the prestigious final on 11th May. (more...)

Amused Moose Laugh Off Semifinals to be Held in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The online rounds of the Amused Moose Laugh Off Competition 2016 are complete and our eminent industry panel have selected the lucky future stars who will compete in the live semi-finals for a place in the prestigious final on 11th May. (more...)

Hippos and Comedians Launch That's Fife Comedy Festival Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Sitting astride two painted hippo sculptures, Scottish stand up comedy legend, Fred MacAulay, and Rosyth's finest physicist turned state-of-the-art comedy magician, Kevin McMahon, today (Thursday 18 February), unveiled a stunning programme of comedy talent for That's Fife. Fife's side-splitting comedy festival will be staged at venues across the Kingdom from 1 to 30 April 2016, with Rothes Halls, Glenrothes, the central Hub of the festival. (more...)

Joke Thieves World Tour Coming to Swindon in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Joke Thieves, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe favourite, returns to the stage and embarks on a debut tour. Following a sold out run at the Fringe, Will Mars' chaotic comedy brainchild is going on the road to bring its unique form of hilarious improvised comedy to the nation as well as the far side of the globe. (more...)

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