Bath Comedy Festival 1st – 10th April
If you are in Bath at the beginning of April then why not head on down to the Comedy Festival. It’s the 8th annual Festival and has a wide array of performers at the event, over 120 to be precise! Some familiar faces, some new and some famous. Back in 2015, they became the first ‘F’ rated comedy festival in the United Kingdom and are one of the leaders in the support for female comedy. Also, the ticket prices are lower then last year! So with that in mind you would be stupid not to make an appearance!
Here is our top choices from the event that you must check out.
Something a Little Bit Special
The Bath Plug Award – The Comic Strip Presents: Peter Richardson
When: Sunday 3rd April
Where: Little Theatre Cinema
Time: 4:30pm for 5pm show
Price: £10.50 / £12.50
About: One of the greatest masterminds of British Comedy History is in Bath to discuss all things past, present and future of the hit television show, The Comic Strip Presents. Peter Richardson appears with local comedy historian Jem Roberts to receive this year’s Bath Plug Award for over 30 years of fooling around with an array of comic legends. The three and a half hour show consists of a variety of things such as a Cinema debut of the latest Comic Strip presents called Redtop about the tabloid hacking starring Maxine Peake, Harry Enfield and Stephen Mangan. Followed by a Interview and Q&A session and a celebration of 30 years of the Comic Strip Presents.
Stand Up Comedy
Laugh at Bath : Comedy Walking Tour
When: Daily Thursday to Sunday
Where: Starts at Bath Abbey
Time: 11:15am and 2:15pm
Price: £8 Adult, £6 Student, £5 Kids
About: Want to go on a walking tour of Bath with a twist? Then why not go on one of the Laugh At Bath Walking Tours. They introduce you to some of the history in the area whilst also bringing a comedy twist to it.
Sam Carrington : Awkwardly Mobile
When: Saturday 2nd April
Where: Bath Brew House
Time: 4pm fpr a 4:30pm show
Price: £5 or pay what you feel
About: Want to watch a comedian that talks about all lifes most uncomfortable and awkward moments? Then Sam Carrington is the comedian for you. Last year he made his debut at Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a whopping 4 star review with positive reviews from media such as The Mirror. The show will be an hour of brand new content.
Comic Sans Script – Improvised Comedy
When: Friday 1st April
Where: St James Wine Vaults
About: If you are looking for a show that is a Whose Line Is It Anyway Style show then this is for you. Starring the co-creator of the TV show Room 101, the founder of the Cambridge Impronauts, a nuclear physicist and a bunch of comedy talent from Cheltenham. The audience make the suggestions and they will entertain you with the outcome.
Stephan Frost Improv Allstars – Featuring Stephen Frost, Niall Ashdown, Andy Smart and Steve Steen.
When: Saturday 2nd April
Where: Widcombe Social Club
Time: 8:30pm for a 9pm show
Price: £15 / £12.50 concessions
About: Regulars from the hit television show Whose Line Is it Anyway are part of this show and ready to approach the stage taking on any suggestion that is thrown at them. This troupe have toured the world with their improv and are also regulars at the London Comedy Store. If you are looking for a show that will make you laugh out loud then this is the show for you!