Liverpool Comedy Festival 2016

Its that time of year again! The Liverpool Comedy Festival is on its way back to the city for the 15th year. The two-and-a-half week festival of all things funny opens on September 16th.

Headliners include, Romesh Rangathan who earlier in the year, sold out his show in Liverpool. He is no back for more at the Philharmonic Hall on September 21st.

Craig Campbell, a Canadian comedian, with perform at the Epstein on September 23rd and Tiff Stevenson will join Simon Munnery at the Unity in Hope Place.

The #JCFPM (Jeremy Corbyn for PM) tour arrives on September 25 and 26, coinciding with the labour party conference.
St George’s Hall will host performances from Rufus Hound, Sara Pascoe, Jeremy Hardy and Francesca Martinez.

Jason Byrne brings his stand-up show ‘Propped Up’ to the Epstein Theatre on October 6 meanwhile Mark Thomas is already nooked into the Everyman for September 16 with his new show, The Red Shed.

The 18 venues includes clubs, bars, shops, theatres, schools and even people’s houses! All the cities main comedy clubs such as, The Pilgrim, Ma Egerton’s Stage Door, Maghull Town Hall, Murphy’s Town Hall, Espresso Plus, The Jacaranda, and Studio 2 @ Parr Street are all hosts to the rib-tickling event!

There are also comedy coach tours, pub crawls, podcasts, quizzes and rap battles, as well as open mic nights, planned over the 18 day festival.

So if you like a laugh and who doesn’t Liverpool is the place to be this Autumn!


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