The Last Laugh: The best comedy events on Skiddle

We are back once again with the December edition of Last Laugh, where we look at all the best comedy events on Skiddle during the last month of 2023, and into the New Year; check them out below!

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 5th Dec 2023

It's almost Christmas! But, whilst you may be tempted to stay indoors and keep warm, do you know what will warm you up even more? Getting packed into a room and giggling away at some of the UK's finest comedians, and we here at Skiddle want to make such a thing happen!

Throughout December, and into 2024, we've got a huge variety of comedy shows for you to test your funny bone at. From the tour show of Scouse and Hot Water crowd work extraordinaire, Paul Smith; to some of the biggest comics in the country coming to small venues near you; to festive comedic forays where you can get more laughs than just those out the crackers this Christmas. We've got all the gigs to satiate your comedy needs during the colder months

So scroll down, check out this month's Last Laugh, and make sure to secure your tickets in the boxes provided!

 

 

Paul Smith "Pablo"

When: Wednesday 10th, and Thursday 11th July 2024

Where: Rainton Arena in Houghton-le-Spring

Attention all comedy fans, in 2024 the scouse comedian icon himself, Paul Smith, is back and better than ever with his latest tour show, “Pablo”. Get ready to experience the jaw-aching, laugh-out-loud comedy that only Smith can deliver, whether it be from his trademark audience interaction or hilarious true stories from his everyday life.

This is Paul Smith’s biggest and funniest tour show yet, and it promises to have you in hysterics from start to finish; you won’t want to miss a minute, so grab tickets to one of the two dates at Rainton Arena below!

 

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CLOSEUP COMEDY at Herberts Yard with Kane Brown

When: Wednesday 13th December 2023

Where: Herberts Yard in Birmingham

Part of Closeup Comedys run of gigs around Birmingham, every Wednesday in the run-up to Christmas, this night at Herberts Yard, with the incredibly charismatic and funny Kane Brown looks set to be the best of the bunch. Expect uproarious laughter, a crowd like no other, and potentially an audience member getting Kane to recreate his viral clip (cha, upset me, nasty b***h) this show is going to be a belter, and there are few venues in Birmingham better to see comedy in December.

 

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Christmas Comedy at the Market ft Tez Ilyas

When: Thursday 14th December 2023

Where: Red Brick in Wellington

What better festive present than a proper good laugh, eh? This year in Wellington, just outside of Birmingham Tez Ilyas, one of the most celebrated stars in British comedy, is joined by regular MC Rob Mulholland, with Mike Newall & Adam Beardsmore supporting, for a Christmas comedy extravaganza at the Red Brick market that looks set to be one of the best comedy events in the city this festive season. 

Don't miss out on some yuletide giggles, and grab your tickets below! 

 

Tickets for Christmas Comedy at the Market ft Tez Ilyas

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Allyson June Smith

When: Thursday 25th January 2024

Where: The Leadmill in Sheffield

Canada’s Allyson June Smith has been in and around the UK circuit, killing it consistently, for years now, and this year she is bringing her new show, Little Smith Sunshine, and tour around the country; With this date at The Leadmill in Sheffield looking like a right treat!

If you have had the pleasure of seeing her perform in a club then you know the feeling of Allyson’s presence. You leave her shows feeling like you have made a new pal, and you have because Allyson loves being on stage and loves you for being in the audience. Grab your tickets below and make a new pal! 

 

Tickets for Allyson June Smith at The Leadmill

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The CCC with Dan Nightingale 13th Jan '24

When: Saturday 13th January 2024

Where: St Marys Creative Space in Chester

The Comedians Club Chester is one of the best new comedy clubs in the North West. Laughter pours out of the incredible converted church that is St Mary's Creative Space for one Saturday every month and the gigs are hosted by one half of the Have A Word Podcast, Dan Nightingale. With this one being the last of 2023.

This time around, Dan will be joined by the Mancunian rising star Harry Stachini; the one-man-band musical comedy machine, Duncan Oakley; with the effortlessly hilarious Canadian legend that is Glenn Wool headlining. It's going to be a cracker in the New Year in Chester, grab your tickets now! 

 

Tickets for The CCC with Dan Nightingale 13th Jan '24

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Laugh Train Home Ft Sara Pascoe

When: Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Where: The Four Thieves in London

For over a decade, we have been bringing you the best UK and international comedians, Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected, and this time around, the legendary Sara Pascoe is coming to The Four Thieves to bring the laughs.

From Live At The Apollo to QI to Taskmaster, Sara's comedy has made millions crease over in a giggle, and we're sure the same thing will happen for all in attendance here. Plus, it's only £9! Which is excellent value for someone of Sara Pascoes quality and fame, grab them below!

  

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Ed Byrne Tragedy Plus Time

When: Thursday 7th March 2024

Where: Little Theatre in Southport

Attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed Byrne as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs. The renowned comic reflects on his younger brother's recent death, and during the show, you will see Ed at his most compelling and funniest yet. 

It got rave reviews at the Fringe, and hasn't stopped bringing in four or five stars since, make sure to see this one while you can!

 

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CLOSEUP COMEDY at Hockley Social Club with Mark Simmonds

When: Thursday 21st December 2023

Where: Hockley Social Club in Birmingham

Part of Closeup Comedys run of gigs around Birmingham, every Wednesday in the run-up to Christmas, this night at Hockley Social Club, with the hilariously deadpan Mark Simmonds, looks set to be among the best of the bunch. Expect uproarious laughter, a crowd like no other, and some truly brilliant awkwardness on stage, that will get the laughs flowing out the doors of the building; plus, there are few venues in Birmingham better to see comedy in December. Grab tickets below!

 

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Okomedy - Clarkston Comedy: Ray Bradshaw

When: Sunday 21st January 2024

Where: Okome Clarkston in Glasgow

With food and comedy aplenty, the Okomedy nights in Glasgow are absolute belters of a night out, where you can be safe in the knowledge you'll be home well before midnight. Plus, for their first event of the New Year, they have booked an absolute stomper of a headline act in Ray Bradshaw.

With deaf parents, Ray's comedy is always accompanied by a sign interpreter, and frequented by the deaf community too, and the guy is just so funny; he's tour supported for the likes of Frankie Boyle and John Bishop, as well as selling out many a solo show, see what the hype is about and book tickets now!

 

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Laugh Train Home Ft Fern Brady

When: Wednesday 10th January 2024

Where: The Four Thieves in London

For over a decade, we have been bringing you the best UK and international comedians, Laugh Train Home is known for hilarious comedy nights, a fun atmosphere and a bit of the unexpected, and this time around, arguably the funniest woman in the whole of Scotland (no easy feat), Fern Brady is coming to The Four Thieves to bring the laughs.

With her self-deprecating and brutally honest style, Fern leaves it all on the table, and her comedy is riotously funny for it; grab your tickets now, they're only £9! A bargain for the quality of comedy on show!  

 

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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.

 

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