Comedy

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This Saturday sees the grand opening of Bedford newest nightclub!   Empire will open its doors after considerable investment to bring a touch of glamour and fun into Mill Street.  Pop on your dancing shoes so...
Mock the Week star Ed Byrne is an established touring favourite and will be playing at Bedford Corn Exchange on Wednesday 21 October.  Despite his youthful looks the Irishman recently marked up 20 years as...
Nick Helm
Always a man who likes an incendiary show title, Phoenix From The Flames represents Nick Helm’s return to something like his old self...
We chatted to Joel Dommett, to find out about his fave pens, the pains of writing an honest show and why stools make him feel like a tree...   Your show at Bedfringe last year went down...
Bob Barrett
A star-studded programme was launched today for a festival celebration of art, music and drama in Bedford. Holby City star and Old Bedfordian, Bob Barrett...
Simon Brodkin Image: Avalon
"I'll go anywhere, mate" Simon Brodkin told the Bedford Independent this week ahead of his appearance at the Bedford Corn Exchange next Friday (27 October) as part of his 'Screwed Up...
Live music, theatre, performance, art and wresting. There really is something for everyone in Bedford this week! Independent Venue Week continues at Esquires...
  The Clanger's Priya Gill, chatted to Chiara, one half of the fabulously funny duo Roisin & Chiara, following their hilarious show, Wild At Heart at the Quarry Theatre's Comedy Festival.  You can read Priya's review...
Fresh back from a shark diving holiday off the coast of Mexico, Zoe Lyons is enjoying a blustery walk in her hometown of Brighton when we call for a chat about her...
On January 12th, one of the UK’s best ginger comedians, Diane Spencer, will be filming her brand new hour long stand-up comedy show LIVE at Castle Comedy and you can be a member of the...
Alan Leach
It's not just Bedfringe that is previewing some Edfringe shows this month. Esquires is hosting a one man comedy quiz with Alan Leach, drummer of Shed 7...
Stand-up comedy with no talking, drama with no acting and punch lines with no words. Four years ago, the Boy with Tape on his Face (aka Sam Willis), performed at Bedford School Theatre.  Theatre Manger, James Pharaoh,...