The event attracted headline names and touring acts, completely selling out the 800-seater arena at Blyth Sports Centre – surely making it one of the biggest ever independent comedy events in the North East.
Closing the final Friday night of Jesterval 2015 in style, Another Fucking Variety Show promises a “glittering cavalcade of world-class guests”.
As he bounds onstage waving nonchalantly to the audience, his effortless style belies years of hard work in clubs, festivals and theatres around the country.
“For two nights of free entertainment, Jesting About offers an unassailable treasure trove of unique comedic talent.”
The gloriously anarchic Silly Billies Comedy is the monthly alternative night that has been taking The Cumberland Arms by storm over the last 18 months, and now it has graduated to a new home at the Live Theatre on Newcastle’s Quayside.
Sunderland’s Port Of Call is the latest location for Hilarity Bites Comedy Club, adding to an already impressive list of venues.
Punch-Drunk Comedy is the new monthly night that aims to put Blyth on the comedy map. Some may say that’s a tall order, but hometown lad Kai Humphries (now based in Edinburgh) is determined to make it happen.
Russell Howard is still a child, he’s a 5’10, 34 year-old, famous blonde child. But is he funny?