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Events Diary 2014


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

Printed programmes are 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

Thursday 27th March, 2014 - Pre-Festival Fun!

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

The Royal Oak - Comedy NightThe Royal Oak (Widcombe) / 8.00pm£5

Playgroup - Funny Song SpecialThe Bell / 8.30pmFree

Friday 28th March, 2014

Festival Opening Night Gala - starring Nick Harper, James Alderson, Tina Turner Tea Lady, Arthur Smith (MC)Bath Cricket Club7.30pm / 8pm£15 / £12

Hank Wangford & Brad BreathChapel Arts Centre7.30pm / 8pm£16 adv, £17 on the door

Dave Chawner & Robyn Perkins - Over It - Death, Anorexia & Other Funny ThingsThe Assembly Inn (Festival Bar) / 8.30pmFree entry (£3-£5 suggested donation on exit)

Jody Kamali - One Man Variety ShowGPT Smokehouse / 9pm£5

Saturday 29th March, 2014

Arthur Smith - The Evil Ghost of Alexandra ParkAlexandra Park / 6.15pm£5

Hardeep Singh Kohli - Hardeep Is Your Love?Bath Cricket Club6pm / 6.30pm£12 / £10

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

Dave Chawner & Robyn Perkins - Over It - Death, Anorexia & Other Funny ThingsThe Assembly Inn (Festival Bar) / 8.30pmFree entry (£3-£5 suggested donation on exit)

Barry Cryer & Ronnie GoldenBath Cricket Club8pm / 8.30pm£14 / £12

Sunday 30th March, 2014

Martin Mor - Funny Stuff For Happy PeopleBath Cricket Club1pm / 1.30pm£5

The Unrelated Family - Unrehearsed BlackadderThe Bell / 2.30pmDonations

Larry Dean - Scottish Comedian of the Year (+ support)Natural Theatre Studio4.30pm / 5pm£5

Sal Monello - Comedy Gladiators FinalZero Zero / 7pm£10

Matt Price - Turkeygate, Tinky Winky & The Turkish MafiaNatural Theatre Studio6.30pm / 7pm£8 / £7

Knock Knock with Joe RobinsonRevolution / 8pmFree entry

Comedy CavernVictoria Pub & Kitchen7.00pm / 8.00pm£5 adv, £6 on door

Gary Colman - ChUNT* (The verb to grumble)The Assembly Inn (Festival Bar) / 9pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Martin Mor -
How Do You Like Your Blue-eyed Boy Mister Death?
Natural Theatre Studio8.30pm / 9pm£8 / £7

Monday 31st March, 2014

Carey Marx - Intensive CareyNatural Theatre Studio6.30pm / 7pm£8 / £7

New Act Competition - Heat 1Victoria Pub & Kitchen7.30pm / 8.30pm£5

The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre -
...And So Am I
Natural Theatre Studio8.30pm / 9pm£8 / £7

Tuesday 1st April, 2014

Phil Nichol - Weary LandNatural Theatre Studio6.30pm / 7pm£8 / £7

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

Boothby GraffoeRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£14 / £12

New Act Competition - Heat 2Victoria Pub & Kitchen7.30pm / 8.30pm£5

John MoloneyNatural Theatre Studio8.30pm / 9pm£8 / £7

Wednesday 2nd April, 2014

Jennifer Belander - MommAutism - A Love StoryThe Bell6pm / 6.30pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Harriet KemsleyNatural Theatre Studio6.30pm / 7pm£5

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

Matt Richardson - Hometown HeroRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£10

New Act Competition - Heat 3Victoria Pub & Kitchen7.30pm / 8.30pm£5

Mike Wozniak - Take The HitNatural Theatre Studio8.30pm / 9pm£8 / £7

Thursday 3rd April, 2014

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

Kerry GodlimanKomedia6.30pm / 8pm£12 or £22.50 meal deal

Joel Dommett - Practical JokerRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£10

Playgroup - Comedy SpecialThe Bell / 8.30pmFree

New Act Competition - Heat 4Victoria Pub & Kitchen7.30pm / 8.30pm£5

Neil McFarlane Tells It Like It Isn'tThe Assembly Inn (Festival Bar)8.30pm / 9pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Friday 4th April, 2014

The Real MacGuffinsNatural Theatre Studio5.30pm / 6pm£8 / £7

Manos Kanellos - Greekonomics 2The Assembly Inn (Festival Bar)6.30pm / 7pmFree entry (donation on exit)

What The Frock! ComedyThe Bell / 8pm£6 adv, £8 on the door

Arnold a.k.b. - HumourmanateaThe Rising Sun / 8pm£3 on the door

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

Festival of OdditySt James Wine Vaults / 8pm£5

Stars on Stella StreetKomedia6.30pm / 8pm£15 or £25.50 meal deal / £13

Timandra Harkness - BrainsexRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£12 / £10

SilkyNatural Theatre Studio7.30pm / 8pm£8 / £7

An Evening With Mervyn StutterBath Cricket Club7pm / 8pm£10 / £9

New Act Competition - Heat 5Victoria Pub & Kitchen7.30pm / 8.30pm£5

Emily Rose - Synagogue SlutThe Assembly Inn (Festival Bar)8.30pm / 9pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Saturday 5th April, 2014

Silky Explains Parents to ChildrenBath Cricket Club1pm / 1.30pm£5

Henry Blofeld - TMS and All ThatBath Cricket Club3.30pm / 4pm£14

Jem Roberts - Songs That Do Eventually StopSt James Wine Vaults / 7pm£3 on the door

Fin Taylor - Real TalkThe Assembly Inn6.30pm / 7pm£4 / £3

Devvo & Bob Slayer Double BillThe Bell / 7.30pm£7

New Act Competition - Grand FinalBath Cricket Club6.30pm / 7.30pm£8.50

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

S-Unite - The Best of Student ComedyBath Rugby Club7.30pm / 8pm£3 each night or £5 for Sat + Sun

Andrew O'Neill - Heavy Metal, A History*Rondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£12 / £10

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

Gary Colman - ChUNT* (The verb to grumble)The Assembly Inn (Festival Bar) / 9pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Sunday 6th April, 2014

Bath Comedy Festival and Ralph Oswick present -
The Red Wine Arts Trail
To be revealed12.30pm / 1pm£25

Bath Comedy Festival and Ralph Oswick present -
The Red Wine Arts Trail
To be revealed3pm / 3.30pm£25

Sal Monello - Hit ListZero Zero / 7pm£10

Devvo & Bob Slayer Double BillThe Bell / 7.30pm£7

Krater Sunday ClubKomedia Arts Café7pm / 7.30pm£10 adv, £12 door / £8 students

Bizarre BathMeet outside The Huntsman / 8pm£8

Adi KnightVictoria Pub & Kitchen / 8pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Festival Closing Night Gala - starring John Moloney, The BelleFleurs, Stephanie Laing, Nick Hall, Nick Page (MC)Bath Cricket Club7.30pm / 8pm£15 / £12

S-Unite - The Best of Student ComedyBath Rugby Club7.30pm / 8pm£3 each night or £5 for Sat + Sun

Gary Colman - ChUNT* (The verb to grumble)The Assembly Inn (Festival Bar) / 9pmFree entry (donation on exit)

Monday 7th April, 2014 - Post-Festival Fun!

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

Wednesday 9th April, 2014 - Post-Festival Fun!

Gary Delaney - PuristRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£14 / £12

Thursday 10th April, 2014 - Post-Festival Fun!

Politically Incorrect - Songs of Tom LehrerRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£14 / £12

Friday 11th April, 2014 - Post-Festival Fun!

The Noise Next Door - Comedy Lock InKomedia6.30pm / 8pm£12 or £22.50 meal deal / £10

Laurence Clark - InspiredRondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£12 / £10

Saturday 12th April, 2014 - Post-Festival Fun!

Kissing Sid James - Rondo Theatre7.30pm / 8pm£14 / £12

Sunday 25th May, 2014 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Jeremy HardySpiegeltent, Bath Recreation Ground7.00pm / 8.00pm£14 / £7

Monday 2nd June, 2014 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Barbara & JeffreyNatural Theatre Studio7.00pm / 8.00pm£6.50 / £5

Tuesday 3rd June, 2014 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Barbara & JeffreyNatural Theatre Studio7.00pm / 8.00pm£6.50 / £5

Thursday 5th June, 2014 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Guy Pratt Is The SidemanNatural Theatre Studio7.00pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Friday 6th June, 2014 - Bath Comedy Festival @ Bath Fringe!

Lady Margaret's SurgeryNatural Theatre Studio7.00pm / 8.00pm£12 / £10

Friday 11th July, 2014

The Idle Playthings' Ctrl-Alt-Sketch
& Tom Craine's Thoughts on Love
Ring O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Wednesday 23rd July, 2014

Carter & Ollerton - Won’t Go QuietlyRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pmFree entry (voluntary donation on exit)

Wednesday 26th November, 2014

Widcombe Nights - Comedy SpecialRing O Bells7.30pm / 8.00pm£10

Friday 5th December, 2014

Jeremy HardySt Margaret's Hall, Bradford-on-Avon7.00pm / 8.00pm£14 (£5 unwaged with proof)

Sunday 7th December, 2014

Nina ContiChristmas Spiegeltent, Bristol7.00pm / 8.00pm£20

Thursday 11th December, 2014

Swear along with Withnail & ISt Margaret's Hall, Bradford-on-Avon7.30pm / 8.00pm£5

Printed Programme

Bath Comedy Festival printed programme

Pick up a copy of our glossy printed programme around town , 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).