Leicester Comedy Festival

Information

The Leicester Comedy Festival started in 1994 with 40 events programmed into 23 venues over 7 days throughout Leicestershire. In 1994 it attracted an audience of 5,000 and enjoyed a modest amount of media attention and a high profile within the community.

Since then we have featured top stand-up names such as Roseanne Barr, Jo Brand, Paul Merton, Jack Dee, Dave Gorman, Tony Slattery, Rory Bremner, Barry Cryer, Alan Davies, Jeremy Hardy, Bill Bailey, Garth Marenghi, Rhona Cameron, Ross Noble, Lee Hurst, Johnny Vegas, Simon Day, John Shuttleworth, Daniel Kitson, Rich Hall, Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle, Russell Brand, The Mighty Boosh, Dara O' Briain, Simon Pegg, Lee Mack, Dave Spikey and Harry Hill.

The festival also incorporates comedy film, poetry & spoken word, comic theatre, photographic and art exhibitions and children's shows.

Website:
http://www.comedy-festival.co.uk

Contact

Address:
LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE
Contact Email:
info@comedy-festival.co.uk
Telephone:
0116 261 6812
Website:
http://www.comedy-festival.co.uk

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