We're thrilled to announce this top-class line-up of some of the best stand-ups around, coming together for a special night at Brighton Dome.
Star of the hit Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe Rob Delaney is widely regarded as one of America’s most gifted stand-ups. Delaney has appeared on Have I Got News For You, 8 out of 10 Cats, The Graham Norton Show, Alan Carr: Chatty Man, Bad Robots and Would I Lie to You? as well as Jimmy Kimmel Live! and CONAN in the US.
His stand-up special Live at the Bowery Ballroom is currently available on Netflix and his book Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage is available from Little Brown UK.
‘A genius appraiser of modern sexual politics Delaney is a new male icon. Worship his mighty frame.' Shortlist
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar has earned a place in the last few years as one of the UK's top political comedy talents. He is the star of BBC2’s The Mash Report and BBC Radio 4’s NewsJack and Spotlight Tonight with Nish Kumar, and is a regular co-host of satirical comedy podcast The Bugle.
Nish has been a guest on Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week, QI, The Alternative Comedy Experience and Taskmaster on Dave.
‘Nish Kumar is the Asian answer to John Oliver.’ ★★★★ Chortle
‘Utterly brilliant.’★★★★★ Time Out
As well as being the director and writer of the award-winning sketch group Gein's Family Giftshop, Kiri Pritchard McLean has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, BBC Radio 4's Now Show and News Quiz, starred in her own Sky Arts special Horror: I've Got Your Number, and co-hosts the popular podcast All Killa No Filla with comedian Rachel Fairburn.
Kiri's solo stand-up shows Hysterical Woman and Appropriate Adult have tackled the thorny subjects of misogyny and volunteering with vulnerable children to critical acclaim.
'clever, interesting, original and funny' The Scotsman
'McLean is easily one of the must-see comedians on the circuit today.' ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
Winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show in 2009, poet and comedian Tim Key has frankly managed to fit quite a lot of stuff in, including writing 3 books, releasing an album (Tim Key. With a String Quartet. On a Boat.), creating and presenting a number of BBC Radio 4 series including the acclaimed Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme, as well as a string of hugely successful stand-up shows.
He has acted in films including Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Richard Ayoade's The Double, in television shows including Inside No. 9, Detectorists, Alan Partridge: Mid Morning Matters, and as part of the sketch troupe Cowards. He has starred on stage in the 2016/17 revival of Yasmina Reza’s Art, and Daniel Kitson's 2015 play Tree, both at the Old Vic in London.
‘He is a genius plain and simple’ ★★★★★ Time Out
'An unsung hero of British Comedy' The Metro
'flabbergastingly funny... I have never enjoyed myself more in a comedy show' ★★★★★ The Times