We are delighted to offer an amazing evening of superb comedians
Set in the delightful venue of the Lymm Hotel, this show will take place in one of the event suites, with professional staging, sound and lighting. There is a separate, very comfortable lounge, bar and dining room; so why not make an evening of it and have a ‘delicious’ experience sampling some of the delightful evening meals or snacks available. Ample free car parking on site.
Alex Boardman is our Compere.
Alex Boardman has been a full-time comedian since 1998 and has played pretty much every comedy club in the UK and performed throughout Europe and the Middle East. He recently spent five nights as the warm-up act for “An Evening with Eric Cantona.” and says it was a pleasure to play to almost ten thousand people that week during sold out shows at The Lowry Theatre Salford and The London Palladium. Later this year he will return to The Lowry and The London Palladium, again acting as warm-up, this time for the brilliant boxer Anthony Joshua.
He runs his own night called New Comedians, every third Sunday of the month at The Comedy Store in Manchester. Acting as MC for every show, five new acts from around the country are featured every week.
Jo Caulfield will delight and enthral us in the first half of the show. She was a sell out, resounding success last time she appeared at the Festival. If you missed her then – do not miss her this year!!
Jo has appeared at major comedy clubs, both in the UK and overseas, and has completed two solo nationwide tours, and a further three as support act of Graham Norton, and Rory Bremner. For the last nine years, Caulfield has taken a new brilliant solo comedy show to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Caulfield was Comedy Writer/Programme Consultant for all five series of the BAFTA Award-winning So Graham Norton. She was also head writer on both Ruby Wax’s Waiting Game and Zoe Ball’s ‘Strictly Dance Fever’ (BBC3). Caulfield has also written for Joan Rivers, Anne Robinson, Denise Van Outen and Ant & Dec among others.
She currently hosts a regular spoken word/comedy evening at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh called The Speakeasy.
“Sharp witted comedy that goes down a treat ” The Times
“One of Britain’s smartest comics” – The Scotsman
Dave is one of the most respected and best loved stand up comics working on the British comedy circuit. A multi-award winning film actor, accomplished stage actor and improviser who has appeared on the West End stage and most recently played the lead role in Ken Loach’s critically acclaimed film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ which won the coveted Palme D’Or Award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Dave has also written for stage and radio.
Dave is also a talented improviser, making regular guest appearances with one of the longest running and highly acclaimed comedy improvisation teams, The Comedy Store Players. He has appeared in their twice weekly shows in London’s West End on many occasions.
“Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye” (The Guardian)
“Highlight of the week, Geordie comic Dave Johns stealing the show on last night’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks.”
Please note this line up can be subject to change and may include further well known comedians.