Tom Allen joins virtual Leicester Comedy Festival | As other events move later in the year

Tom Allen joins virtual Leicester Comedy Festival

As other events move later in the year

Tom Allen has been added to the line-up of this year’s Leicester Comedy Festival.

He was interviewed by festival founder Geoff Rowe as part of a series of virtual events to take place from February 3 to 21 at comedy-festival.co.uk

Other Q&A guests include Stewart Lee, Al Murray, Zoe Lyons, Angela Barnes and Ed Byrne - with all the conversations available from day one of the festival.

Other comedians appearing over the  as part of the Festival include Lucy Beaumont, Daliso Chaponda, Sophie Duker,  and  Ian Stirling.

Many of the festival’s special events such as the UK Pun Championships and the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Competition have been postponed until later in the year.

The Stand Up Challenge featuring Shadow Health Minister Jon Ashworth MP  will take place in June.

Rowe said: ‘We are frankly delighted to be back in 2021 with our online festival programme. The support we have received from venues, promoters, comedians and the entire festival community has been amazing and it feels so incredible to know we won’t be missing a year.’

Published: 20 Jan 2021

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