10 Must-See Comedy Shows in Hull in 2016




UPDATED: 2 brilliant comedians have just been announced.

If you love a good laugh, there’s nothing like a live show on a night out with a friend. There are some fantastic comedians and comedy shows coming to Hull and East Yorkshire before the end of the year, so take note and put them in your diary…


Mark Watson_BandWMark Watson: I’m Not Here (June)

The multi-award-winning star of numerous TV shows including Dave’s Road to Rio, Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, comes to Hull with the follow-up show to his highly celebrated and successful Flaws.

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Patrick Monaghan 80s Show Hull 2016Patrick Monahan “That 80s Show” (July)

Pat always brings a great show to Hull and 2016 is no exception! Pat will be supported by two great acts who have always been a Hull Comedy favourites: Carl Gillespie and Fran Garrity.

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Justin Moorhouse polaroid pictureJustin Moorhouse (September)

The Phoenix Nights star is back on the road with his brand new stand-up show Destiny Calling, doing what he does best – making people laugh up and down the country.

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PrintJimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour (September)

Star of the Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

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01_JOSH_WIDDECOMBE_1086525kJosh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now (October)

In our opinion, one of the best young comedians in the UK at the moment – Josh Widdicombe is that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair.

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fawlty towers webBasil & Co: A Comedy Dinner Show (October)

The Laughlines cast perform the ‘Sitcom Experience’, a live situation comedy dining experience which unfolds in real present time. A hilarious evening of pure theatrical improvisational comedy and caricature.

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Adam HillsAdam Hills: Clown Heart (October)

Adam Hills has become one of the most popular comedians in the UK. His combination of positive, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity has seen him receive awards, glowing reviews and fans around the world.

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Romesh_Irrational_Tour Image+txt-square@72dpiRomesh Ranganathan: Irrational (October)

Quickly becoming a household name with his appearances on ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘Have I Got News For You’ and ‘Mock The Week’, Romesh is back with a brand new show exploring the rationality of his worldview.

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Pete Firman smallerPete Firman: Trix (November)

Star of BBC1’s The Magicians, ‘the UK’s leading comedy magician’, Pete Firman hits the road in 2016 with his astonishing new show, fresh from his 10th year at the Edinburgh Festival.

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Seann Walsh at Pleasance CourtyardSeann Walsh: One For The Road (November)

He’s been described by The Guardian as “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation”. With his energetic performance and brilliant observational humour, he’s one not to miss.

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