Barr comes to London

West End debut in October

Roseanne Barr is to make her London stand-up debut in October.

The comic will be part of a comedy line-up launching the West End’s Leicester Square Theatre which also includes Joan Rivers, Russell Howard, Reginald D Hunter and Doug Stanhope.

The opening events, marketed as the Big Joke Comedy Festival, will run from August 29 to November 2.

The theatre, previously known as The Venue, has a refurbished 400-seat main room and a 90-seat studio space.

Barr, who previously performed at the 2006 Leicester Comedy Festival, plays on October 21 and 22. Click here to buy tickets.

Others acts playing there include Roy Walker, Bo Burnham and Hans Teeuwen.

Published: 18 Aug 2008

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