The Last Laugh: The best comedy events on Skiddle

Feeling a bit down and in need of some medicinal laughter? Look no further than this list of all the best comedy events, on sale now on Skiddle!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 16th Mar 2023

Are you feeling down in the dumps and in need of a good laugh? Well, hold on to your hats because Skiddle has got you covered with a whole host of side-splitting comedy events that are guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles!

We've scoured the country (or at least the list of events on sale on Skiddle) to find the best comedy events on sale right now, so grab a drink, settle in, and get ready to chuckle, snort, and maybe even do a spit-take (but please, not on your computer screen). Whether you're a fan of witty one-liners, line-treading humour, or observational comedy that makes you nod your head and say, "Yeah, that's so true," we've got something for everyone. And let's face it, with the state of the world right now, we all need a good chuckle.

So, why not treat yourself to a night of belly laughs? Buy a ticket, grab a drink and settle in for a night of hilarity that will leave you grinning from ear to ear. Trust us, it beats scrolling through TikTok for the hundredth time.

Don't miss out on the chance to laugh your socks off. Trust us, your feet will thank you for the break. Get your tickets now before they sell out, and we'll see you in the front row (unless you're a heckler, then we'll see you in the back).




Gary Delaney

When: Wednesday 8th November 2023

Where: Old Fire Station in Carlisle

Gary Delaney is an experienced British comedian widely lauded for his clever one-liners and puns. His comedic style is fast-paced and full of wordplay, often involving clever and unexpected twists on common phrases and pop culture references. Delaney's jokes are notoriously sharp and witty, and he has been called the "undisputed master of the one-liner" by The Times.

His latest show, "Gary in Punderland", promises to be a hilarious and pun-filled adventure through the world of wordplay. With his quick wit and sharp delivery, Delaney will take audiences on a journey through his unique perspective on the world, one pun at a time.

If you're looking for a night of clever and hilarious comedy, don't miss your chance to see Gary Delaney in action at the Old Fire Station in Carlisle. Grab your tickets now before they sell out!


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Jason Byrne

When: Saturday 7th October 2023

Where: Southport Comedy Festival Under Canvas At Victoria Park in Southport

Jason Byrne is a renowned Irish comedian known for his high-energy, physical style of comedy that has won him fans all over the world. His performances are often characterized by his ability to take everyday situations and turn them into hilarious anecdotes through his exaggerated physicality, quick wit, and use of audience interaction. He has a talent for improvisation and often incorporates improvisation into his performances, which makes each show unique and unpredictable.

His latest show, "Ironic Bionic Man," promises to be a hilarious journey through Byrne's life as he recounts his experiences with modern technology and the absurdities of the digital age. He will use his trademark comedic style to explore the ironic ways in which technology has both improved and hindered our lives.

If you're a fan of fast-paced, physical comedy, then Jason Byrne's "Ironic Bionic Man" is the show for you. Don't miss your chance to see this comedy legend in action at the Southport Comedy Festival. Grab your tickets now and get ready for a night of side-splitting laughter!


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Adam Rowe

When: Thursday 5th October 2023

Where: Old Fire Station in Carlisle

Adam Rowe is a legend in the course comedy scene, half of the enviably brilliant Have A Word Podcast, and a comic who is ready and primed to take over the country. Known for his unique mix of observational humour, self-deprecating jokes, and riotously funny storytelling, Adam is on a trailblazing run at the minute, with two hit comedy specials out already this year (both outrageously good whilst being impressively diverse comedically) and this third show on the way, there seems to be no stopping the scouser. 

In his latest show, "What's Wrong With Me?", Adam Rowe delves into his personal experiences with mental health issues, offering a hilarious yet insightful take on the topic. Drawing on his own struggles and those of his friends and family, he brings a refreshing and honest perspective to the stage, inviting audiences to join him on a journey of self-discovery and self-deprecation.

With his razor-sharp wit and candid storytelling, he is sure to leave you in stitches and wondering if maybe, just maybe, there's something wrong with us all. You simply can't miss Adam Rowe's "What's Wrong With Me?" at The Old Firestation in Carlisle; Get your tickets now before they sell out!


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Vittorio Angelone

When: Thursday 25th May 2023

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

Vittorio Angelone is a rising star in the world of comedy, known for his unique and hilarious brand of humour that blends sharp wit with physical comedy and a few notes that can border on the cancellable; don't worry he handles it like a pro and always finishes the riskier bits with the room in stitches.

At the heart of Vittorio's comedic style is his ability to connect with audiences on a personal level, using his own life experiences to create relatable and laugh-out-loud moments. Whether he's discussing the challenges of navigating cultural differences or the absurdities of modern life, Vittorio has a talent for finding humour in the most unexpected places.

Now, Vittorio is gearing up to bring his highly-regarded special, "Translations," to the lucky punters at The Leadmill in Sheffield. Ready to share his infectious laughter, clever observations, and hilarious anecdote with everyone who attends you simply have to be in attendance; be sure to get your tickets to Vittorio Angelone's show at The Leadmill today!


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Hayley Ellis

When: Sunday 21st May 2023

Where: ROFL Comedy Club in Newcastle

Manchester-based comedian and former XFM radio host, Haley Ellis, is making serious moves on the comedy circuit at the minute. Known for her ability to find the absurdity in everyday situations and spin them into hilarious tales that leave audiences in stitches. Her keen eye for detail and impeccable timing make her a master of the punchline, and her infectious personality and relatable material have earned her fans at every show she does. 

Whether she's riffing on relationships, navigating the complexities of modern life, or (as is the case in this work-in-progress show for her new special 'Things that make you go, mm yeah that needs work') working out if the thoughts in her head are funny when said out loud or whether she needs to seek professional help; Haley's material is always fresh, funny, and fiercely intelligent.

Don't miss your chance to see Haley Ellis live at ROFL Comedy Club in Newcastle. With her infectious energy, hilarious material, and impeccable comedic timing, she's guaranteed to leave you rolling in the aisles. Book your tickets now and get ready to ROFL!


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The Muslims Are Coming

When: Saturday 20th May 2023

Where: Beck Theatre in Hayes

Featuring some of the funniest and most talented comedians from the Muslim community, The Muslims Are Coming is coming to the Beck Theatre in Hayes, promising to provide a comedy night with a whole heap of halal-hilarity to celebrate Ramadan & Eid, that will give you belly laughs big enough to burn off an entire Biryani!

With the likes of Farhan Solo (So You Think You're Funny), Aatif Nawaz (BBC 3, Radio 4), Tez Ilyas (Mock The Week BBC, Comedy Central), Nabil Abdulrashid (BBC Live At The Apollo, ITV Stand Up Sketch Show) on the bill there's little doubt you'll leave without releasing at least a few tears of laughter.

So why not join us for a night of fun, laughter, and cultural enlightenment? Book your tickets to The Muslims are Coming today and get ready for a comedy experience like no other!


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Iain Sterling

When: Thursday 21st March 2024

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

Iain Stirling is one seriously funny Scot, known by most as the voice of Love Island, which has brought him a huge fan following in the UK and beyond, but known by his fans as a sarcastic and witty comic with a sharp observational eye and an ability to find humour in the mundane aspects of everyday life. 

Stirling's latest show, Failing Upwards, is a hilarious exploration of his personal and professional failures. In the show, he talks candidly about his experiences in love, work, and life, sharing stories of his missteps and mistakes. With his trademark wit and charm, Stirling turns his failures into comedy gold, proving that even the biggest disappointments can be a source of laughter.

If you're looking for a night of laughs, don't miss Iain Stirling's tour show 'Failing Upwards' at The Leadmill in Sheffield, which is sure to leave you in stitches and feeling uplifted, no matter how many times you relate to his failures. So grab your tickets now and get ready to fail upwards with Iain Stirling!


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'In the Mood for a Laugh' Comedy Night

When: Sunday 26th March 2023

Where: The Duck And Swagger Pub in Liverpool

Get ready to laugh until your sides hurt at the upcoming "In the Mood for a Laugh" comedy night at The Duck And Swagger Pub in Liverpool! The night will be hosted by the hilarious up-and-comic queen of scouse comedy Kay Nicholson, who will be introducing a lineup of some of the best comedians in the North West, including the likes of Callum Oakley, Joanne Sarginson, Aaron Wood, and Danny Davies.

With a range of comedic styles on display, from observational humour to surreal silliness, there's something for everyone at this comedy night. You'll be laughing out loud as you enjoy the rib-tickling sets and riotously funny crowd work that you'll just have to hope you aren't on the receiving end of.

Whether you're looking for a fun night out with friends, or just need a good laugh to brighten up your week, "In the Mood for a Laugh" is the perfect event for you. So grab your tickets now and get ready to enjoy an unforgettable night of comedy in Liverpool!


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Dan Nightingale

When: Thursday 31st August 2023

Where: St Marys Creative Space in Chester

Dan Nightingale is a vastly experienced comic, and host of the award-nominated Have A Word podcast, whose sharp wit, ability to find humour in everyday situations, and penchant for hilarious storytelling make him one of the best, and to be honest most underappreciated, comic in the game right now.

His performances are high-energy and engaging, with Dan able to connect with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. He has a natural charm and charisma that makes him a joy to watch on stage, and his infectious laughter is sure to have you laughing along with him.

If you're looking for a night of laughter and fun, then don't miss Dan Nightingale's Special tour show at St Marys Creative Space in Chester. With his unique brand of humour and infectious energy, he's sure to leave you in stitches and wanting more. Get your tickets now for a night of unforgettable comedy!


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Cathedral of Comedy

When: Saturday 20th May 2023

Where: Newcastle Cathedral in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Get ready to laugh your socks off at the Newcastle Cathedral of Comedy night this May, as their star-studded line-up of comedians will be taking the stage to deliver a night of side-splitting entertainment.

Headlining the show is the multi-talented Lloyd Griffith, whose infectious energy and quick wit are sure to have the audience in stitches. Joining him on the bill is the irreverent and unpredictable Lou Sanders, whose off-the-wall comedic style has made her a favourite among audiences and critics alike.

Also taking the stage is the brilliantly inventive Paul Currie, whose unique brand of physical comedy is guaranteed to leave the crowd in awe. Plus, local hero Gavin Webster brings his trademark Geordie charm and razor-sharp wit to the stage, while rising star Lauren Pattinson rounds out the lineup with her hilarious observations on life, love, and everything in between.

Don't miss this chance to see some of the UK's top comedic talents in one unforgettable night of entertainment. With each performer bringing their own distinct style to the stage, the Newcastle Cathedral of Comedy promises a night of laughs you won't soon forget. Get your tickets now!


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.