THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE is TAPE FACE
Redgrave Theatre - Saturday 24 September

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RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Tuesday 6 September
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Join Rich Hall and his virtuoso musical mates for an evening mash-up of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration. Performing each night will be the Hoedown regular band of talented and chronically unemployable urchins. The floor will reek of liquor and spent dreams.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Wednesday 7 September
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Join Rich Hall and his virtuoso musical mates for an evening mash-up of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration. Performing each night will be the Hoedown regular band of talented and chronically unemployable urchins. The floor will reek of liquor and spent dreams.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Thursday 8 September
RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Join Rich Hall and his virtuoso musical mates for an evening mash-up of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration. Performing each night will be the Hoedown regular band of talented and chronically unemployable urchins. The floor will reek of liquor and spent dreams.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
Stand Up For The Weekend with ALISTAIR BARRIE & CO
Saturday 10 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with ALISTAIR BARRIE & CO
Hen & Chicken

Comedian, actor and writer Alistair Barrie is one of the most sought after performers on the international comedy circuit. He is intelligent, sarcastic, arrogant, witty and hilariously funny in equal measure and he headlines our first show back at the Hen & Chicken after the summer break.

See More Book Tickets £10
Stand Up For The Weekend with SEAN HUGHES & CO
Saturday 17 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with SEAN HUGHES & CO
Hen & Chicken

Probably best known as former team captain on Never Mind The Buzzcocks, comedian Sean Hughes recently returned to stand-up after a nine year hiatus. Make the most of it! "One of the best stand-ups of his generation" Daily Telegraph 

See More Book Tickets £13
MARK THOMAS: RED SHED (Tour Show)
Wednesday 21 September
MARK THOMAS: RED SHED (Tour Show)
Redgrave Theatre

Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy written and performed by activist and comedian Mark Thomas that includes multi-award winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
MARK THOMAS: RED SHED (Tour Show)
Thursday 22 September
MARK THOMAS: RED SHED (Tour Show)
Redgrave Theatre

Direct from the Edinburgh Festival, Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy written and performed by activist and comedian Mark Thomas that includes multi-award winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE is TAPE FACE
Friday 23 September
THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE is TAPE FACE
Redgrave Theatre

The artist formerly known as The Boy with Tape on His Face brings you a multi-award winning, multi-hyphenate spectacle that needs to be seen to be believed.  Join TAPE FACE as he conjures uproarious & moving tableaux using only the most everyday of objects and the most popular of songs.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
Stand Up For The Weekend with PIERRE NOVELLIE & CO
Saturday 24 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with PIERRE NOVELLIE & CO
Hen & Chicken

Following on from a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, award-winning comedian Pierre Novellie brings his unique brand of comedy to the Hen & Chicken. “The dawn of a major talent” The Guardian. Plus guests. 

See More Book Tickets £10
THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE is TAPE FACE
Saturday 24 September
THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE is TAPE FACE
Redgrave Theatre

The artist formerly known as The Boy with Tape on His Face brings you a multi-award winning, multi-hyphenate spectacle that needs to be seen to be believed.  Join TAPE FACE as he conjures uproarious & moving tableaux using only the most everyday of objects and the most popular of songs.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
ISY SUTTIE: THE ACTUAL ONE (Tour Show)
Sunday 25 September
ISY SUTTIE: THE ACTUAL ONE (Tour Show)
Hen & Chicken

THE ACTUAL ONE is Isy Suttie’s brilliantly funny new show about that moment in your late 20s when you suddenly realise that all your mates are growing up without you - featuring stories, songs and readings from the new book of the same name.

See More Book Tickets £14
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARRED CHRISTMAS & CO
Saturday 1 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARRED CHRISTMAS & CO
Hen & Chicken

New Zealander Jarred Christmas has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling. He has a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that's thrown his way, making his comedy sizzle with originality. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £10
MILES JUPP: SONGS OF FREEDOM (Tour Show)
Sunday 2 October
MILES JUPP: SONGS OF FREEDOM (Tour Show)
Redgrave Theatre

Miles Jupp, (Stand-up, actor, writer, thinker, father, husband, worrier, fool, star of Rev. and host of  The News Quiz) hits the road in a freshly-ironed shirt and some robust trousers and tries to make some bloody sense of it all.

ROB BECKETT: MOUTH OF THE SOUTH (Tour Show)
Wednesday 5 October
ROB BECKETT: MOUTH OF THE SOUTH (Tour Show)
Redgrave Theatre

TOUR EXTENSION

Due to huge demand for tickets, Rob Beckett's touring show Mouth Of The South makes its fourth visit to Bristol with a date at Clifton's superb Redgrave Theatre in October.  Star of BBC1's Live at the Apollo, BBC2's Mock the Week & Channel 4's 8 out of 10 Cats.

TOM ALLEN & SUZI RUFFELL: HIT THE ROAD
Friday 7 October
TOM ALLEN & SUZI RUFFELL: HIT THE ROAD
Hen & Chicken

A double headliner of comedians featuring two of the circuit's latest bright sparks to make a big impression in the comedy business, Tom Allen and Suzi Ruffell.

See More Book Tickets £12
Stand Up For The Weekend with PHIL JERROD & CO
Saturday 8 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with PHIL JERROD & CO
Hen & Chicken

Phil Jerrod began his stand-up career underneath an Angus Steakhouse in 2012. Since then he has failed his PhD, walked out of his job in publishing and been entertaining audiences up and down the country with his elegant rants on the often unfathomable problems of modern life. "Casual brilliance..." The Guardian.

See More Book Tickets £10
JOEL DOMMETT: LIVE
Friday 14 October
JOEL DOMMETT: LIVE
Hen & Chicken

One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his new solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE. Catch the star of Sky1s Bring The Noise as he delivers his high octane comedy to venues up and down the country.

See More Book Tickets £12
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARLATH REGAN & CO
Saturday 15 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARLATH REGAN & CO
Hen & Chicken

Award winning comedian and writer Jarlath Regan has gained a reputation with the industry and audiences for his uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up. He regularly gigs around the UK and  performs at international comedy festivals. “Side-splitting stuff” The Metro. Plus guests. 

See More Book Tickets £10
KERRY GODLIMAN: STICK OR TWIST (UK Tour)
Wednesday 19 October
KERRY GODLIMAN: STICK OR TWIST (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken

Kerry Godliman is back on tour. Her straight talking brand of quick wit and bewilderment will be covering more of life’s anomalies. There’s loads to get sorted.  Be there. She’ll do all the talking. "A great comic who oozes personality” London Evening Standard

See More Book Tickets £13.5
Stand Up For The Weekend with JOHN HASTINGS & CO
Saturday 22 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with JOHN HASTINGS & CO
Hen & Chicken

Since moving to the UK, Canadian John Hastings is very much in demand from the top comedy venues, entertaining audiences with his sharp punchlines delivered through his observational storytelling style. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £10
LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES (Tour Show)
Friday 28 October
LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES (Tour Show)
Hen & Chicken

An hilarious new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from stand-up Lucy Porter. "Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes … Genuinely delightful" The Telegraph

See More Book Tickets £14
Stand Up For The Weekend with MICK FERRY & CO
Saturday 29 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with MICK FERRY & CO
Hen & Chicken

Mick Ferry is renowned as a fine purveyor of lugubrious surrealism and has quickly established himself as one of the most sought after comics on the British and International comedy circuit. “As good as it gets…highly original and hilarious” Big Issue

See More Book Tickets £10
SIMON MUNNERY: STANDING STILL (Tour Show)
Sunday 30 October
SIMON MUNNERY: STANDING STILL (Tour Show)
Hen & Chicken

Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery offers up a new stand-up show. An opening to die for, seven wry observations, a tone poem, four fresh skits and two new commandments.

See More Book Tickets £13
Stand Up For The Weekend with TOM STADE & CO
Saturday 5 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with TOM STADE & CO
Hen & Chicken

Headlining set from the UK’s favourite Canadian resident.  Candid and alluring, join Tom Stade as he ruminates on life’s oddities and revels in his own perpetual shortcomings. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12
SEANN WALSH: ONE FOR THE ROAD (Tour Show)
Friday 11 November
SEANN WALSH: ONE FOR THE ROAD (Tour Show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Seann Walsh, The Lie-in King, returns with a brand-new show. Described by The Guardian as “unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation". He can spot the absurdity in everything and convert it to perfectly delivered stand-up comedy.

See More Book Tickets £15.5
SHAPPI KHORSANDI: OH, MY COUNTRY! (Tour Show)
Saturday 12 November
SHAPPI KHORSANDI: OH, MY COUNTRY! (Tour Show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Shappi Khorsandi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. She's reclaiming patriotism, sending a love letter to her adopted land. Please don’t come if you’re a skinhead (though naturally bald folk are welcome).

See More Book Tickets £15.5
Stand Up For The Weekend with MATT RICHARDSON & CO
Saturday 12 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with MATT RICHARDSON & CO
Hen & Chicken

Come and join multi-award winning comic, Matt Richardson.  In 2010 Matt started comedy and in just three years he has been rapidly establishing himself as one of the hottest and most exciting acts on the comedy circuit. “Hilarious and Charming” Daily Mirror. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £10
THE ELIS JAMES & JOHN ROBINS EXPERIENCE (UK Tour)
Sunday 13 November
THE ELIS JAMES & JOHN ROBINS EXPERIENCE (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Stars of Radio X and the Elis James and John Robins podcast go out on the road to replicate their unique chemistry in venues far and wide. Tickets will fly out for this one. Don't think about it for too long.

DANIEL SLOSS: SO? (UK Tour)
Thursday 17 November
DANIEL SLOSS: SO? (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken

Don’t miss the stunning new show from Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning
comedian, Daniel Sloss. "Funny, intelligent, charming" Edinburgh Evening News

See More Book Tickets £14.5
NISH KUMAR: TOUR 2016
Friday 18 November
NISH KUMAR: TOUR 2016
Hen & Chicken

A comedy show about history, democracy & capitalism from rising star Nish Kumar. As seen on Live at the Apollo & Have I Got News For You. Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2015. Rose d’Or winner – Best Radio Comedy.

See More Book Tickets £14
Stand Up For The Weekend with MATT GREEN & CO
Saturday 19 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with MATT GREEN & CO
Hen & Chicken

Matt Green's intelligent act is a mixture of high energy observational and topical jokes combined with more personal stories and anecdotes. He is a talented yarn-spinner, setting scenes evocatively, and patiently teases out the laughs. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £10
JEREMY HARDY: LIVE 2016 (Tour Show)
Sunday 20 November
JEREMY HARDY: LIVE 2016 (Tour Show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Another chance to see Jeremy Hardy...

Jeremy Hardy is in is 4th decade as a stand-up this year. Last year, the tenth series of Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation was broadcast on Radio 4. He is also well known for his appearances on The News Quiz and I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.

See More Book Tickets £15.5
ELLIE TAYLOR: INFIDELLIETY (Tour Show)
Thursday 24 November
ELLIE TAYLOR: INFIDELLIETY (Tour Show)
Hen & Chicken

Ellie Taylor, star of BBC 2’s Mock the Week, BBC 1’s The John Bishop Show,  Radio 4’s The Now Show and C4’s 8 out of 10 Cats is back with a new stand-up show dealing with that pesky bit of marriage known as monogamy.

See More Book Tickets £12
NATHAN CATON: STRAIGHT OUTTA MIDDLESEX (UK Tour)
Friday 25 November
NATHAN CATON: STRAIGHT OUTTA MIDDLESEX (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken

After stellar performances on BBC One's Live at the Apollo, Radio 4's Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothin' and wowing audiences in comedy clubs up and down the UK, Nathan Caton is back with his unique blend of charming, charismatic and intelligent on-point comedy in a show not to be missed.

See More Book Tickets £12
Stand Up For The Weekend with CHRIS MARTIN & CO
Saturday 26 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with CHRIS MARTIN & CO
Hen & Chicken

Chris Martin is a keen observer and uses his uniquely twisted logic as he often tackles ‘earth shattering’ problems. He has previously supported Jack Whitehall, Russell Kane and Milton Jones on tour. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £10
Stand Up For The Weekend with DAVID TRENT & CO
Saturday 3 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with DAVID TRENT & CO
Hen & Chicken

David Trent is a hugely original comedian who uses multi-media extensively in his performances, offering up high energy commentary on celebrity culture. Must be seen to be believed. "A creator of bold, category-defying comedy." The Stage. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12
Stand Up For The Weekend with DANNY WARD & CO
Saturday 10 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with DANNY WARD & CO
Hen & Chicken

Danny Ward's observational humour and his slightly manic style are both endearing and very funny. He can turn the everyday trials that we all experience into piercingly well dissected anecdotes of exasperation and obsession. "Delightfully clever punchlines" Chortle. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12
Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW BIRD & CO
Saturday 17 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW BIRD & CO
Hen & Chicken

Andrew Bird is always funny and frequently hilarious. He's a nimble storyteller, with a relaxed, personable style. He simply proves cracking company, whether he's got an angle or not. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12
SUSAN CALMAN: THE CALMAN BEFORE THE STORM (Tour Show)
Friday 3 February
SUSAN CALMAN: THE CALMAN BEFORE THE STORM (Tour Show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show.  You may have seen or heard her on shows like QI, HIGNFY, News Quiz, Listomania or Mock the Week, now you have the opportunity to see her in person, life size if you will.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
SUSAN CALMAN: THE CALMAN BEFORE THE STORM (Tour Show)
Saturday 4 February
SUSAN CALMAN: THE CALMAN BEFORE THE STORM (Tour Show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show.  You may have seen or heard her on shows like QI, HIGNFY, News Quiz, Listomania or Mock the Week, now you have the opportunity to see her in person, life size if you will.

See More Book Tickets £16.5
LEE HURST: COMEDY SHOW No.9 (UK Tour)
Saturday 8 April 2017
LEE HURST: COMEDY SHOW No.9 (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

Lee Hurst, one of Britain’s most-loved comedians, is back with an all-new show. This tour will be Lee’s ninth full-length comedy show. It is a show jam-packed with laughs. So it is simply called ‘Comedy Show No. 9'. No gimmicks. Just quality gags. Lots of them.

See More Book Tickets £16.5


The Comedy Box at the Hen & Chicken is on holiday and will resume business on Saturday 10 September. See listings for line-ups. 

ON TOUR THIS AUTUMN

Rich HallTues 6 to Thurs 8 Sept

RICH HALL'S HOEDOWN

Join Rich Hall and his virtuoso musical mates for an evening mash-up of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration.

 "Quite simply brilliant musical comedy"  London is Funny
"Raucously entertaining and very clever" - Spears magazine

Tobacco Factory Theatre
8pm £16.50

Tape Face BoyFri 23 & Sat 24 Sept
8pm £16.50

THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE
is TAPE FACE

The show the world can’t stop talking about.  This is stand-up comedy with no talking, drama with no acting and punch lines with no words.

Endlessly inventive, hysterically funny.” Time Out
A truly magical experience” Chortle

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