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Nottingham Comedy Festival 2016 Line-Up Announced

Doug Segal close up balloons (c) Piers Allardyce 2016

The Nottingham Comedy Festival is back for the eighth time between the 4th and 12th November 2016. Featuring over 100 shows in 23 venues across the city the festival is as strong as ever and features more variety than before.

This year there is more focus on other forms of comedy, aside from just stand-up. Venues such as The Loft House, Ned Ludd and Malt Cross are all solely for alternative forms of comedy, such as improv, sketch, character acts. The ever expanding Nottingham Comedy Scene also has a much larger presence, with performances by local acts such as MissImp, Liam Webber, Paria Theatre, Andy Fowler, Jeanette Bird-Bradley to name a few.

Festival regulars such as Patrick Monahan, Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, Alfie
Moore are all back with their brand new shows and we are also proud to have more female
comedians than ever before too. Comedians such as Kate Smurthwaite, Laura Lexx, Anna
Morris, Katie Mulgrew, Tiff Stevenson, Juliette Burton will be bringing their solo shows to
the festival.

But that’s not all, the likes of Billy Connolly (one of the biggest comedians of all time!), Jerry Sadowitz, Paul Tonkinson, Tom Wrigglesworth, Lost Voice Guy, Andy Askins, Ed Gamble and for Polish speaking people, Kabaret Ani Mru-Mru are all taking to the stage this November.

With 100 shows, there is a lot taking place. Go and see your favourites and try something
new, you never know what gems are out there but most importantly, come and have a

The Nottingham Comedy Festival is very proud to be once again supporting the National
Autistic Society.

The full information and how to get tickets please see the festival website:

Posted on 04 August 2016

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