Tickets for Laughterholics Anonymous at The Office in South Shields are priced at £4 on the door, or £2 in advance by calling 07889545267.
Blinking into the world on a balmy evening in West Yorkshire for the first time, The Halifax Comedy Club debuted, offering five comedians, including two advertised headliners in the shape of Mark Rough and Joe Bromehead.
Susan Brown reviews a line-up full of North East comedians. Crikey.
Having never previously been to a Grinning Idiot comedy night I didn’t really know what to expect, but I not disappointed. The event was held upstairs in The Barnes in Sunderland, and proved to be a nice little venue that really added to the feel of the evening.
With six local comedians sandwiched between a selection of top Northern musicians, you could be forgiven for suggesting the comedy on show at Split Festival this year was merely a token gesture by festival organisers. Thankfully, though, the performing comics didn’t feel like an irrelevance whilst on stage, with a few thousand people crowding around Stage Two on Saturday to see MC Tony Jameson, Sunderland’s own Nick Cranston, Tom Tolson and headliner Steffen Peddie.
Presented by The Laughing Penguin comedy club in Newcastle, Late Night Laughs is a lively show from North East based comics Tony Jameson, Andy Wolton and Nick Cranston.