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Friday Night Line-up - starring Nick Page, Tania Edwards, David Hoare & Adam Beardsmore (MC)

Date: Friday 15th April, 2022
Venue: Widcombe Social Club
Doors: 7.30pm for 8.00pm show
Duration: 2.5hrs with intervals
Price: £14 / £12 concs (see below *)

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A showcase of hand-picked comedians for a fabulous Friday Night line-up in the Festival's favourite Wharfside venue!



A Bath Comedy favourite for many years, Nick was recently awarded the Operational Service Medal after numerous tours in active warzones performing for military.

Over the years he has been a car dealer, bouncer, parliamentary researcher, estate agent, and semi-finalist in Britain's Got Talent, before settling on a life filled with making audiences laugh and then going home to tinker with lawnmowers!

His unique style of writing and friendly delivery enables him to link things as diverse as police detention in Indonesia, a manifesto for a better world, planning permission, pizza ovens, the world's worst dog, and bovine artificial insemination so that they make sense. Highly engaging, without resorting to hackery, old jokes or pointless swearing.

"Rogueish...Bearlike and with a host of barely believable stories about life, love and brushes with the law" - Guardian
"The very best story teller on the comedy circuit" - Rhod Gilbert


Award-winning stand-up comedian and writer, Tania is a member of The Cutting Edge Team at The Comedy Store.

Credits include Stand Up For The Week, Twit of the Year (Channel 4), Mock the Week, Après Ski (BBC2), and The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4)

"Outrageous humour...Tania Edwards has mastered her craft" ***** Ed Fest Mag
"Effortless comic genius" ***** Funny Women
"Artfully sardonic delivery meets dark, penetrating humour...deplorably seductive" **** Fringe Biscuit


Musical stand-up comedian and occasional sidekick on podcast legend Stu Goldsmith's infinite sofa. Popular on Twitch and ambient lego specialist.

"An annoyingly funny young man" - Gary Delaney
"High-energy, beautifully timed comedy expertise that has the crowd roaring throughout" - Bath Echo


Heard on Radio 4Extra as part of BBC New Act 2018 and 2019, as well as being nominated for Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award and reaching the semi finals of British Comedian of the Year 2021, Adam has also performed in some of the best clubs (and grimiest pubs!) in the country.

"Very Good!" - Fern Brady

"One of our favourite new acts of the festival" - JOU, Leicester Comedy Festival

"Genuinely funny, innovative and disarming" - Nick Page, English Comedian of the Year


Booking in advance not essential but highly recommended. Cabaret seating with tables available; please let us know if you want to sit with friends booked under another name. Any queries - please email mail@bathcomedy.com

Bar open to all from 5.00pm. Why not come early for 'Friday Night Social' and enjoy free live music in the Waterside Bar from 6-8pm. This week's guest is Lawrie Duckworth - a fabulously entertaining, original and funny wordsmith and guitarist.

Bar food menu of delicious home made dishes now available from 6pm too!

Booking: Brown Paper Tickets
Tel: 0800 411 8881

Online booking: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5391908

Links: https://www.tamarbroadbent.com/

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* Concessions: Students, unwaged or Friends of the Festival only, ID required on door

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