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What's on at Bath Comedy Festival

Events Diary 2015

Browse Bath Comedy Festival events - click on the title of an event below for full details and booking information, including online booking links.

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This symbol denotes events in the core programme, i.e. curated by the Festival. Click here to see all.

This symbol denotes Kids' Comedy Fest events. Click here to see all.

There is also an A-Z list of performers, plus PDF and online brochure.

Printed programmes will be available in many pubs, cafés and restaurants around Bath and surrounding areas, or from the Tourist Information Centre in Abbey Churchyard.

Event (click for details) Venue Doors / show Price / concs

Tuesday 24th March, 2015 - Pre-Festival Fun!

CWIPS (University of Bath Comedy Society) - Bible according to CWIPSBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£2

Wednesday 25th March, 2015 - Pre-Festival Fun!

Rondo Theatre Company - Love, Love, LoveRondo Theatre / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Thursday 26th March, 2015 - Pre-Festival Fun!

The Porter - Comedy ClubThe Porter Basement / 8pm£5 on the door

The VA present - Improv MarmaladeSt James Wine Vaults / 7.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Rondo Theatre Company - Love, Love, LoveRondo Theatre / 7.30pm£10 / £8

CWIPS (University of Bath Comedy Society) - Bible according to CWIPSBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£2

The Unrelated Family - Comic NoisesThe Bell / 8.30pmFree

Friday 27th March, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Will FrankenBath Brew House5.30pm / 6.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Rondo Theatre Company - Love, Love, LoveRondo Theatre / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Paul Kerensa - Back To The Futon, pt 2Bath Brew House7.00pm / 7.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Opening Night Gala Cabaret - starring Jarred Christmas, Svetlana, Ismo Leikola, Billy Kidd, Mik Artistik's Ego Trip & Geoff Whiting (MC)Core Festival showBath Cricket Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£16 / £12
SOLD OUT

Danny Buckler - PUNCH!Bath Brew House8.30pm / 9.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

James Alderson - The Hunger JamesBath Brew House10.00pm / 10.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Saturday 28th March, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Jon Pearson - Tall OrderBath Brew House3.00pm / 3.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Viv Groskop - Say Sorry To The LadyCore Festival showBath Cricket Club4.30pm / 5.00pm£8 / £5

Freddie Farrell - Today was a total waste of makeupBath Brew House4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Sal Monello - Mafia SalonBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Rondo Theatre Company - Love, Love, LoveRondo Theatre / 7.30pm£10 / £8

Rob Coleman - Ocean Going Idiot (work in progress)Assembly Inn (cellar bar) / 8.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Danny Buckler - Magic SalonCore Festival showBath Cricket Club7.30pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Gladiators Grand FinalBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Krater Comedy ClubKomedia6.30pm / 8.30pm£10 - £45

Sunday 29th March, 2015

The 8th Wine Arts TrailCore Festival showTo be revealed...10.40am / 11.00am£25
SOLD OUT

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Bath Spa University - Stand Up - Judge and JuryBath Brew House1.30pm / 2.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

The 8th Wine Arts TrailCore Festival showTo be revealed...2.10pm / 2.30pm£25
SOLD OUT

Phil Cooper & Stephan Allen - Anecdotes in the U.KBath Brew House4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Luke Sargeant, Joshua Sadler & Martin Pilgrim - Circuit BreakersBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Fred MacAulayCore Festival showBath Cricket Club7.00pm / 8.00pm£15 / £13

Steve N Allen - The SomeNews Live ShowBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

President Obonjo - tha Man Who Stole My IdentityBath Brew House9.00pm / 9.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Monday 30th March, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Kids' Comedy Fest - Clown BertKids Fest showBath Cricket Club12.10pm / 12.30pm£4

Kids' Comedy Fest - Miss PopularityKids Fest showBath Cricket Club1.40pm / 2.00pm£4

Harriet Kemsley - Puppy FatCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5 / £3

New Act Competition - Heat 1Bath Brew House7.15pm / 7.45pm£5

Mick FerryCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Stephanie Laing - NincompoopCore Festival showRing O Bells9.00pm / 9.30pm£3

Tuesday 31st March, 2015

Kids' Comedy Fest - Krazy Kev & Dinky DinoKids Fest showBath Cricket Club12.10pm / 12.30pm£4

Kids' Comedy Fest - Nutty NoahKids Fest showBath Cricket Club1.40pm / 2.00pm£4

Archie Maddocks - No Behaviour (Work in progress)Core Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£3

New Act Competition - Heat 2Bath Brew House7.15pm / 7.45pm£5

Diane Spencer - Power ToolCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Pierre Hollins Is Surprisingly OptimisticCore Festival showRing O Bells9.00pm / 9.30pm£5

Wednesday 1st April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Kids' Comedy Fest - Kooky The ClownKids Fest showBath Cricket Club12.10pm / 12.30pm£4

Kids' Comedy Fest - The Funky Puppet ShowKids Fest showBath Cricket Club1.40pm / 2.00pm£4

Amy Howerska - SasspotCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5 / £4

Mixed DoublesMission Theatre7.00pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Monkey Poet - 300 to 1 Double BillRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

New Act Competition - Heat 3Bath Brew House7.15pm / 7.45pm£5

Matt Green - Groom For ImprovementCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Arnold A.K.B. - Faux Pas PaSt James Wine Vaults7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Gary Colman - Tickling MiceCore Festival showRing O Bells9.00pm / 9.30pm£5

Thursday 2nd April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Kids' Comedy Fest - Loz BecauseKids Fest showBath Cricket Club12.10pm / 12.30pm£4

Kids' Comedy Fest - Marky JayKids Fest showBath Cricket Club1.40pm / 2.00pm£4

Paul Ricketts - West End StoryBath Brewhouse5.45pm / 6.15pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Sam Carrington - The Labour of LaughCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5

Mixed DoublesMission Theatre7.00pm / 7.30pm£12 / £10

Richard Herring - Lord of the Dance SetteeKomedia / 8.00pm£15 or £25.50 (meal deal)

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Maxine Jones - Invisible WomanRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

New Act Competition - Heat 4Bath Brew House7.15pm / 7.45pm£5

Bec Hill - Bec To The Drawing BoardCore Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£8 / £5

The Smoking Duck Comedy PlaygroupThe Bell / 8.30pmFree

Neil McFarlane Tells It Like It Isn'tCore Festival showRing O Bells9.00pm / 9.30pm£6 / £4

Friday 3rd April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

The Real MacGuffins & Fol Espoir - Instructions for American Servicemen in BritainCore Festival showBath Cricket Club5.45pm / 6.30pm£8 / £5

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Johnny & The Baptists - Rock The VoteRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

New Act Competition - Heat 5Bath Brew House7.15pm / 7.45pm£5

Ronnie Golden - New Age PensionerCore Festival showBath Cricket Club7.45pm / 8.30pm£8 / £6

Joe Rooney - Your Man Joe RooneySt James Wine Vaults8.00pm / 8.30pm£5

Saturday 4th April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Daniel Fitzhenry - Fitz of Giggles gets Chopping!Bath Brew House1.30pm / 2.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Unrehearsed Theatre Company - Life Of Brian: Uncut!The Bell1.30pm / 2.00pmFree (donations)

Sal Monello - Combe Down with meBath Brew House3.00pm / 3.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Helen Lederer - Losing ItCore Festival showBath Cricket Club4.00pm / 5.00pm£8 / £6

Andy White - Daddy FoolBath Brew House4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Sally Anne Hayward - Nobody's PrincessBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

New Act Competition - Grand FinalCore Festival showBath Cricket Club6.45pm / 7.30pm£8.50

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet TheatreRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Mark Hurman - Some scenes are unsuitable for anyoneBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Krater Comedy ClubKomedia6.30pm / 8.30pm£10 - £45

Joe Rooney - Your Man Joe RooneySt James Wine Vaults8.00pm / 8.30pm£5

Damian Kingsley - FrankBath Brew House9.00pm / 9.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

WRONG Comedy with Bob 'Walshy' Walsh n The WRONG Cast. Bath Brew House10.30pm / 11.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Sunday 5th April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Sunday Lunch with Lady Margaret & Friends - Marcel Lucont, Billy Kidd & Arthur SmithCore Festival showWoods Restaurant12.00pm / 12.45pm Lunch, 2.30pm£30

Lydia & Dan - Yours Desperately, Dan & LydiaBath Brew House3.00pm / 3.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

The Bath Plug Award - Terry Jones
Wind In The Willows & Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Core Festival show
Little Theatre Cinema4.30pm / 5.00pm£8.50 - £15.50

The Tim & Joey Show & GuestsBath Brew House4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Paul T Eyres - T Eyres Before BedtimeBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Nick DoodyCore Festival showBath Cricket Club6.30pm / 7.00pm£8 / £5

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

Damian Kingsley - FrankBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Jess Robinson - The Mighty VoiceCore Festival showBath Cricket Club8.30pm / 9.00pm£10 / £7

Ian Cognito - Comedian Seeks AudienceBath Brew House9.00pm / 9.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

WRONG Comedy with Bob 'Walshy' Walsh n The WRONG Cast. Bath Brew House10.30pm / 11.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Monday 6th April, 2015

Laugh At BathStarts at Bath Abbey / 11.15am and 2.15pm£8 / £6/£5

Craig Leggo, Kevin Ross & Special Guest - Lying With MenBath Brew House3.00pm / 3.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Jack Brown & Joshua SadlerBath Brew House4.30pm / 5.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Carey Marx - AbominableCore Festival showBath Cricket Club6.00pm / 6.30pm£8 / £5

Pete Beckley and Olaf Falafel - Last Minute ComediansBath Brew House6.00pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8.00pm£8 / £5

New Act Comedy NightKomedia Arts Café7.30pm / 8pm£2 on the door

Roger Swift - Prop MeisterBath Brew House7.30pm / 8.00pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Arthur Smith (& The Smithereens) - sings Leonard Cohen - The Extended MixCore Festival showBath Cricket Club8.00pm / 8.30pm£15 / £12

Daniel DaggerBath Brew House9.00pm / 9.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Tuesday 7th April, 2015 - Post-Festival Fun!

Final Fling Festival PartyCore Festival showHall And Woodhouse7.30pmFree

Wednesday 8th April, 2015 - Post-Festival Fun!

The FrogsRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Thursday 9th April, 2015 - Post-Festival Fun!

The FrogsRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Friday 10th April, 2015 - Post-Festival Fun!

Alexis Dubus - Girls & CarsRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Saturday 11th April, 2015 - Post-Festival Fun!

Mitch Benn - Don't Believe A WordRondo Theatre / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Wednesday 3rd June, 2015 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Bill Smarme & The Bizness - A Night At The Smarme's ArmsCore Festival showClub XL (upstairs)7.15pm / 8.00pm£10

Thursday 4th June, 2015 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Dave Williams - Prufrock & MeCore Festival showRing O Bells6.00pm / 6.30pm£5

Widcombe Nights - Comedy Special with Nick Page, Harriet Kemsley & Dave Williams (MC)Core Festival showRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Printed Programme

Bath Comedy Festival printed programme

Pick up a copy of our glossy printed programme around town from the end of February, or if you would like a copy posted to you, please send an A5 sized s.a.e. with two first class stamps affixed, to Bath Comedy Festival, Programme Request, 4a Sussex Place, Bath BA2 4LA (programmes will be posted by return).

You can also read the programme online - click here for details.