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Read all about it!

Norhtern News and the rest of the week's best live comedy

The best of the week's live comedy, picked from the thousands of events Chortle currently has listed. Use our search panel to check our full listings by date and region.

Sunday June 23

SHEFFIELD Ian Smith and Amy Gledhill start a short tour of their podcast Northern News, also taking in Hull, Leeds and Manchester. In the show, the two comics from East Yorkshire, who now live in London, scour local newspapers from the North to find the stories you didn't know you needed to know. Northern News tour dates

Tuesday June 25

LONDON: Live Next To The Apollo is a new up-and-coming comedy night at the Riverside Studios, just a stone's throw from the Apollo in Hammersmith, home of the BBC's long-running stand-up showcase. It's there most Tuesdays, some Fridays and even the occasional Wednesday, and tonight's features anecdotal powerhouse Desiree Burch and the personable Matt Stellingwerf alongside more emerging acts. Listings

Wednesday June 26

LONDON: Simon David's Dead Dad show, a joyful, camp but poignant mash-up of comedy genres and cliches runs at the Soho Theatre until Sunday. Read our four-star review from last year's Edinburgh Fringe here.

Thursday June 27

FOLKESTONE: The town's Quarterhouse venue kicks off a new regular comedy night in style with brilliantly inspired double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns, droll Lebanese-American comic Janine Harouni, charming Alison Spittle and cheeky Jack Barry.

BLISWORTH: A fine double bill in this Northamptonshire village with the dense wordplay of Glenn Moore and defiant self-deprecation of Jonny Pelham at the Walnut Tree Inn.

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Published: 23 Jun 2024

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