Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits! A decade later, the company has expanded from one London residency to being countrywide, running shows and workshops all over the UK from Peebles to Portsmouth, even producing a book on how to write and perform stand-up. The show is family friendly, but without any patronising idiocy. In fact, it's just like a normal comedy club, but it's on in the day, kids are allowed in, and thus there is a higher than usual chance of heckles like "why is that your face!?"
"A highlight for children in recent years, giving them a taste of some of the biggest names in comedy... with the fun, rowdy feel of a real comedy club" - The Guardian
"The ethos is just right" - The Daily Telegraph
"The perfect way to entertain the whole family." - Three Weeks
"All in all this show was great." - The Scotsman
"Comedy Club 4 Kids has stand-up sets from grown-up, high-quality acts who perform their usual sets, just without the swearing or rude bits." - The Independent
More hilarity, mirth and merriment than you can shake a (rather large) funny stick at!!!
Join us in the Big-Top for an evening of the finest stand-up comedy delivered by some of the finest stand-up comedians on the UK circuit today!
Featuring Patrick Monahan, Abigoliah Schamaun and compered by the bearded beauty that is Martin Mor!!!!
Do note that line ups are subject to change.
Abigoliah Schamaun is a product of her New York stand up roots; frank, funny, and unapologetic. She first showed her face in the UK comedy scene when she became a finalist in the Funny Women Comedy Awards 2010 and has grown an Edinburgh Fringe following coming back yearly ever since. She moved to London in 2014 and has become a regular on the circuit. She was named “One to Watch” at Leicester Comedy festival 2017 and The List named her "Top 5 Up and Coming Female Comedians"
Audience favourite Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection!
Winner of the 2011 ITV1 series ‘Show Me The Funny’ which led to the release of his debut DVD ‘Patrick Monahan Live’ (2 Entertain).
Patrick is also a regular MC and headlining act at the top London and UK comedy clubs and in addition to this he is in huge demand on the corporate circuit as an after dinner speaker and awards host.
Expect plenty of playful audience fun from this loveable Irish/Iranian Teessider!
Martin Mor comes from Northern Ireland, and after a successful career as a circus performer, he turned his attention on the unsuspecting comedy circuit.
With over 30 years’ experience as a professional performer, Martin has established himself as one of the UK’s most popular and in-demand comedians.
Martin has performed successfully at events of all description; from the Hammersmith Apollo to a show for the inmates of an Italian prison, from comedy clubs to performing in some of the most unique, and unusual locations.
In April 2016 Martin was part of a team that set the world record for the highest altitude comedy show by performing at 5,300m/17,600ft at Mount Everest basecamp.
Very much the comedian’s comedian, Martin has been the support act of choice for; Frankie Boyle, Jack Dee, Lee Evans, Jasper Carrot, Patrick Kielty, Johnny Vegas, Steve Coogan, and once Tina Turner.
The comedy circus is in town and we’ve got some of the very best comedians in the UK under the big top to get you rolling in the aisles!
Proudly presenting Lou Conran, Chris Washington and Tom Binns as Hospital Radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury.
Ringmaster and MC for proceedings LOU CONRAN is cheeky, quick off the mark and side achingly funny. A high energy storyteller with an instinctive wit that has been wowing audiences and industry alike over the last 15 years.
Lou is renowned on the international comedy circuits for her compere and hosting skills as well as being a favourite tour support for the likes of Sarah Millican, Joe Lycett, Suzi Ruffell, and Puppetry of The Penis.
"As filthy as she is fabulous, keeping the audience in fits.. GO SEE HER!" Edinburgh Guide
“An innately strong storyteller.. absolutely hilarious!" Chortle
CHRIS WASHINGTON is a former Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer Nominee and one of the hottest rising stars on the circuit today.
You might recognise him from Mock The Week or Live at the BBC, where his laid back and down to earth approach to storytelling has seen him gather fans from across the globe.
On the brink of becoming a household name we urge you to snap up this opportunity to see him!
“Gaining big laughs from the really small stuff” The List
“A mainstream comedy star in the making” Chortle
TOM BINNS chaotic yet loveable character, the hospital radio DJ IVAN BRACKENBURY
has been wowing audiences and reviewers alike worldwide for years!
As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown in dictionary corner, He's been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Trident Comedy Award and Perth International Fringe Comedy Award (twice). He's was voted a ‘Fosters Comedy God’, he's won Best International Act at the New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe (twice), Nottingham International Comedy Festival and 3 Sony Gold Awards.
He's been in BBC Shows Alan Partridge, Lee and Herring, Friday/Saturday Night Armistice and Channel 4 shows IT Crowd, The Big Breakfast, Ri:se, Under the Moon, Drifters and 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and the feature films Going to Mecca and Eaten by Lions.
“Binns has his character nailed and he mines the comic seam, ruthlessly to create top-quality entertainment with practically universal appeal” The Guardian
Finalist of Britain’s Got Talent and star of BBC Radio 4’s Citizen of Nowhere Daliso Chaponda is finally back out of the house and on a stage with a new show of the slickest, sharpest look at life. It’s fair to say that neither 2020 nor 2021 have been going to plan for Daliso… but he’s been performing online daily to millions of viewers, and this is your first chance to see what this master of satire has been cooking up!
★★★★ 'Full of sharp one-liners and wellcrafted gags...a real talent to look out for' Metro
'He is hot property' Evening Standard
'An expert entertainer. Getslaughs from topics other comedians shun' The Guardian
'An intelligent, skilfully whittled show' The List
Chambers Touring Ltd Presents
SINDHU VEE: ALPHABET
A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.
Expect "outspoken, frank and funny stand-up" (Evening Standard) from this Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee.
As seen on Live At The Apollo, QI, Have I Got News For You and Sex Education and heard on Radio 4's Things My Mother Never Told Me (...About Lockdown) and The Guilty Feminist podcast.
“Acerbic perspective and unapologetic delivery” The List
Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents
STEVE HUGHES: Are you Serious?
Returning to the UK for his first full length tour in six years, Australian (and adopted Brit) comedy legend Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up.
Internationally renowned as a comedy powerhouse, Steve has spent the past 5 years confronting his demons, recovering from a crippling breakdown and severe depression. He’s lucky to be alive, let alone funny. But when your life turns to hell there has to be a few laughs in there somewhere…
Having been to the abyss, Steve now returns to the UK better – and more lucid than ever before. He’s recently played to sell-out crowds and great critical acclaim around Australia, now catch his highly-anticipated return to the UK. Join him as he offers a hilarious ride through the dark night of the soul and presents his inciteful interpretation of an insane world.
Free-thinking, intelligent, opinionated; this is Steve doing what he’s always done best; making the uncomfortable acceptable and the horrifying hilarious.
As seen on BBC One’s Live At The Apollo and The Michael McIntyre Show
“Outstanding. Hughes is gold” Metro 5 Stars
“His insights are spot on, his opinions are intelligent, and his jokes are top class” Guardian
“Intelligent, provocative, profound, and topped off with good, solid gags. See him while it’s still legal” Chortle
“Hughes makes Armageddon seem like a proper laugh riot”
Phil McIntyre Live Ltd presents
The Socially Distant Sports Bar: Live!
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the very first time. Be in the away end/audience as the team discuss big sporting stories such as wooing an optician with a camping stove in Bath; having lunch with Joe Frazier and Nigel Havers in a hotel near Maesteg; the social history of Carmarthernshire 1895-1915; and X-Rated trips to Wimbledon in the 1980s (to not watch the tennis). They may even get around to talking about some actual sport.
‘Unreasonably hilarious’ The Telegraph
‘Like being in the pub with your mates again’ The Sportsman
‘It’s ideal if you miss the sound of friends mocking each other in the pub
[…] Like Athletico Mince, you don’t have to like sport to enjoy it’ The Guardian
‘It works brilliantly because all three regularly unleash the hilarity, breaking out into schoolyard giggles’ Metro
"How different would the world be if women’s stories had been included more in the Bible? Did you know that Adam had a first wife before Eve? Her name was Lilith and she left Adam because she wanted to do reverse cow girl and he would only do missionary - they didn’t mention THAT in the creation myth."
At a time of pandemics and global warming, we all turn to spirituality for hope and purpose, so let's hear about the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus and cunnilingus, courtesy of BAFTA breakthrough act winning Luisa Omielan - now that’s a Sunday school we all would have stayed awake in!
‘The biggest stand up hit of the decade’
Semi-finalist on Britain’s Got Talent and support act for Tim Vine on 7 UK tours, John Archer finally takes to the stage on his own one man show.
A rare chance to see baffling magic with a dash of comedy thrown in by the man who many consider to be the best Comedy Magician in the UK today.
The first man to fool Penn and Teller on ITV’s ‘Fool Us’ with Jonathan Ross and a former winner of the prestigious Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year.
Little Wander in association with PBJ Management presents...
Bridget Christie: Who Am I?
Brand new show from the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Rose D’or and South Bank Sky Arts Award
winner, star of her own Netflix special and BBC Radio 4 series, Bridget Christie Minds the Gap.
“she is among the last decade’s most blissfully funny, ridiculous and radical standups…” – Brian Logan
"A masterclass" (Guardian) "Superb" (Telegraph)
"10th-best living comedian" (Times)
“I absolutely could not have done Nanette without the work that [Bridget] did” – Hannah Gadsby
Age Guidance: 16+
Photo: Natasha Pszenicki D
Please be aware that the Quays Theatre is at the far side of The Lowry’s building. After entering the main doors to the foyer, you should allow time to walk to the Quays Theatre before the show begins, especially if you have mobility difficulties. There are no stairs to negotiate, but there is a long sloping ramp, and wheelchairs are available to borrow if needed.
You can familiarise yourself with the building in advance using our virtual tour https://thelowry.com/visit-us/access/
Fin Taylor: So My Wife...
We want stand-ups to speak truth to power. But lately no one agrees on what’s true or who’s in power.
What are comedians to do in the age of post-truth and identity politics? Is it possible to make everyone laugh when half the crowd thinks comedy’s too PC and the other half thinks the opposite? What do we talk about after this year when nothing happened and the only thing that did, everyone’s sick to death of?
I’ll tell you what we do.
We go back to the old ways.
We put on a suit,
And we talk about our wife.
As seen on Live At The Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Mash Report and Roast Battle, Fin has also written for The Roast of Alec Baldwin on Comedy Central US.
“An invigoratingly good comic…a live thrill to watch” **** The I
“Gleefully provocative and packed with big hard laughs” **** Guardian
“The most discussed and critically praised comedian of recent Edinburgh Fringes” ***** Scotsman
CLINTON BAPTISTE is… STRATOSPHERIC!
FromBolton via Vegas…..to the stars!
Followingthe massive success of his last UK tour, clairvoyant medium and psychic ClintonBaptiste has gone exploring, stateside.
Notquite Caesar’s Palace but a series of shows in Vegas have lifted his celebritystatus up a notch. Let him take you on ajourney from his humble roots via the dazzling heights of Sin City…..
…..andon to an amazing finale that will heal the world.
Viva Las Vegas…Viva Clinton!
Clinton Baptiste isthe hapless, unsubtle psychic from Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights.
Following his sell outtour of 2019-20 “The Paranormalist Returns”, Clinton has taken a whirlwind tourof the US.
Hear his tales of rubbingshoulders with the hippy dippy new-agers from La La Land and how he hits thebig time in Vegas with his lavish psychic show.
For a while thingscouldn’t be better. A new lease of life,new teeth, new hair and a buttock lift. (Both of them.)
But a humbly spiritualman at heart, Clinton realises that sometimes all that glitters ain’t gold and now returns to you, his beloved British audienceto once again conjure up those pure selfless gifts he was born with.
For tonight, ladiesand gentlemen, Clinton will all cast fame and fortune aside……and heal theworld!
“Fromthe moment Lowe dances onto the stage the audience absolutely loves his show.”
“old-fashionedcomedy at its best.”
British Theatre Guide
“I wouldhighly recommend grabbing a ticket. Seats are selling fast and you certainlywon’t be disappointed with this great evening of comedy.”
“nothing short of genius.”
On Yorkshire Magazine
Loyiso Gola: Pop Culture
Presented by Mick Perrin Worldwide
Fresh off the release of his hour long Netflix Stand-Up Special 'Unlearning', Loyiso Gola takes us on a hilarious journey exploring the differing impact of pop culture moments around the world. As seen on: Netflix, Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, QI & Late Night News with Loyiso Gola. “Behind his playful bewildered style is a brilliant comic brain” The Scotsman ★★★★ "An engaging hour of silly and serious material." THE LIST
CLINTON BAPTISTE is… STRATOSPHERIC!
From Bolton via Vegas…..to the stars!
Following the massive success of his last UK tour, clairvoyant medium and psychic Clinton Baptiste has gone exploring, stateside.
Not quite Caesar’s Palace but a series of shows in Vegas have lifted his celebrity status up a notch. Let him take you on a journey from his humble roots via the dazzling heights of Sin City…..
…..and on to an amazing finale that will heal the world.
Viva Las Vegas…Viva Clinton!
Clinton Baptiste is the hapless, unsubtle psychic from Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights.
Following his sell out tour of 2019-20 “The Paranormalist Returns”, Clinton has taken a whirlwind tour of the US.
Hear his tales of rubbing shoulders with the hippy dippy new-agers from La La Land and how he hits the big time in Vegas with his lavish psychic show.
For a while things couldn’t be better. A new lease of life, new teeth, new hair and a buttock lift. (Both of them.)
But a humbly spiritual man at heart, Clinton realises that sometimes all that glitters ain’t gold and now returns to you, his beloved British audience to once again conjure up those pure selfless gifts he was born with.
For tonight, ladies and gentlemen, Clinton will all cast fame and fortune aside……and heal the world!
“From the moment Lowe dances onto the stage the audience absolutely loves his show.”
BEYOND THE JOKE
“old-fashioned comedy at its best.”
British Theatre Guide
“I would highly recommend grabbing a ticket. Seats are selling fast and you certainly won’t be disappointed with this great evening of comedy.”
British Theatre Guide
“nothing short of genius.”
On Yorkshire Magazine
Château Ghoul is East Yorkshire's go-to boutique hotel offering themed weekends.
Our hosts Brian and Brenda Binns or B&B as they are known introduce a cornucopia of events: their supernatural sensation - Psychic Attraction, (like Fatal Attraction but without the rabbit), their Upcycling weekend, (not to be confused with the Tour de Yorkshire Lycra Festival), and the ever popular 1970’s Shanga Langa Waddy Ding Dong experience.
Guaranteed fun for all the family, the only trouble is – the guests keep dying...
This latest comedy from award winning LipService combines live on stage hilarity with stunning digital projections to create a multimedia haunted house thriller.