Events Calendar

19th Oct - Buy tickets Carl Donnelly
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Join double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Carl Donnelly at The Lescar for his all new show about spiritual awakenings and letting go of your past. ‘Observational genius’ (Guardian). ‘A touching and hilarious account of embarrassment and the fragility of modern masculinity’ **** (Sunday Times). ‘This man is a rare creature – he is inherently funny, and his stand-up feels natural and free flowing… proper tears-in-the-eyes, laugh-out-loud funny’ ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). ‘Donnelly can provoke laughter out of anything’ **** (Scotsman). |
19th Oct - Buy tickets Ro Campbell
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: Advanced tickets £5 or pay what you want at end | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Ro Campbell has a habit of putting his his foot in it everywhere he goes , and he goes everywhere. Solid no-gimmicks stand up from the Aussie who won Scottish Comedian Of The Year. ‘Great stand-up and exceptional story teller’ The Skinny, Edinburgh ‘Campbell is the hidden gem of the Fringe – one hour of pure hilarity’ **** RipItUp.com.au ‘His laugh-per-minute ratio is one of the highest I’ve seen’ NZTheatreReview ‘One of the funniest blokes I know’ – Kevin Bridges www.rocampbell.com |
20th Oct - Buy tickets Tom Houghton
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Tom Houghton is a comedian, musician, presenter and former member of Improv comedy group and 9 times fringe veterans The Noise Next Door. (www.thenoisenextdoor.co.uk) Now he has broken away on his own and is taking the comedy world by storm. He has already co presented on Virgin Tv’s “Comedy Binge” (Avalon), appeared in advert campaigns for “Toyota” and “Playstation 4”, appeared on “Channel 4’s comedy blaps” has composed Music for “Britain’s got More talent” and “that music show” and just bared all in “Channel Fours First Dates Hotel”. Live he has supported Daniel Sloss on Tour and performed at festivals such as Bestival, Latitude, Altitude, Off the Piste and 2000 trees. He regally appears on the comedy circuit both across the country and abroad including “Glee”, “Komedia”, “Just the Tonic”, “Manfords”, “Up the Creek”, Jongleurs” etc. As well as across Europe in Switzerland and Austria. He has also hosted large scale corporate events for the likes of “Ernst and Young” and “Fujitsu” with his personally crafted musical songs and routines made specifically for the client. He was a finalist in the Leicester mercury Comedian of the year and landed the first punch against Phil Nichol at Chortles comedy event of the year “Comedians Comedy Boxing”. As part of The Noise Next Door he has appeared on BBC1, BBC3, ITV3, Channel 4 and Channel 5 in such programmes as “The One Show”, “Edinburgh Comedy fest Live”, “Secret interview” and “Its a small world – with Warrick Davis”. This August sees him bring his highly anticipated debut hour up to The Edinburgh festival. Funny and charming, with roguish tales and hilarious songs, make sure you catch this rising star before he goes stratospheric. (Combined ticket with Milo – £10/£9NUS) |
20th Oct - Last Laugh Comedy Cabaret
Time: 8:30pm | Admission: £18/£10NUS | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01226743048
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Ro Campbell, Troy Hawke, The Kagools & Carl Donnelly |
20th Oct - Buy tickets Milo McCabe
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Troy Hawke, having escaped the clutches of his centenarian mother, questions many of the aspects of life we take for granted. Discernment is a virtue of the wise! Beware the Poundland, Lizard people and always question the Northampton Evening Telegraph ****’Undeniably funny’ (Chortle) *****’…near on perfection’ (The New Current) ****’…one of the best comedy acts this year. Will outgrow his venue in no time (EdFest Mag) |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Martin ‘Bigpig’ Mor
Time: 2:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: Regather
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road Venue phone: 0114 273 1258 |
Martin “Bigpig” Mor FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE. Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE, an hour of comedy, circus, storytelling, poetry and stupid science. As seen on Blue Peter Live and CBBC Live. “If we could all live our lives more like Martin Mor, the world would be a much better, happier place”. FEST Magazine. “Uproariously funny, and utterly loveable”. THREE WEEKS “Terrifically funny” The Skinny “A comedy institution” The Guardian “World class” The Scotsman “Hilarious” Edinburgh Festivals Magazine “Deadly eejitness” THE HERALD. |
21st Oct - Buy tickets The Kagools
Time: 2:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
UK physical comedy sensation The Kagools return to Sheffield Comedy Festival with their multi award-winning show Tutti. Completely wordless, though far from silent, it’s spontaneous, hilarious, anarchic fun for everyone. Winner Amused Moose Comedy Award 2017, Winner Best Comedy Show, Adelaide Fringe Weekly 2017. Winner Buxton Fringe Best Comedy Show 2016. One of the Top 10 shows to see of Sydney Comedy Festival 2017 (Time Out Sydney). ’See the Kagools now before they make it big on TV’ (Adelaide Advertiser) ‘Brimming with wit and imagination… surely one of the outright funniest pieces of the entire festival’ ★★★★★ (TVBomb.co.uk). ‘A brilliant show’ ★★★★★ (MumbleComedy.net). ‘Beautifully executed. Perfect viewing for all ages and nationalities’ ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk). ‘Pure genius… Clever and entertaining… Comedy gold… Side-splittingly hilarious ★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Martin ‘Bigpig’ Mor
Time: 2:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: Regather
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road Venue phone: 0114 273 1258 |
Martin “Bigpig” Mor FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE. Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE, an hour of comedy, circus, storytelling, poetry and stupid science. As seen on Blue Peter Live and CBBC Live. |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Martin ‘Bigpig’ Mor
Time: 4:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE. Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE, an hour of comedy, circus, storytelling, poetry and stupid science. As seen on Blue Peter Live and CBBC Live. “If we could all live our lives more like Martin Mor, the world would be a much better, happier place”. FEST Magazine. “Uproariously funny, and utterly loveable”. THREE WEEKS “Terrifically funny” The Skinny “A comedy institution” The Guardian “World class” The Scotsman “Hilarious” Edinburgh Festivals Magazine “Deadly eejitness” THE HERALD. |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Martin ‘Bigpig’ Mor
Time: 4:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
Martin “Bigpig” Mor FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE. Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to FUNNY STUFF FOR HAPPY PEOPLE, an hour of comedy, circus, storytelling, poetry and stupid science. As seen on Blue Peter Live and CBBC Live. |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Andrew O’Neill
Time: 7:30pm | Admission: £6/5NUS | Venue: Regather
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road Venue phone: 0114 273 1258 |
Andrew O’Neill – History Of Heavy Metal Andrew O’Neill is not only one of the country’s most under-rated stand-up stars, he is utterly obsessed with heavy metal. Merging his comedic skills with his true passion, O’Neill has penned A History of Heavy Metal, in which he analyses the music scene’s larger-than-life figures from the late Lemmy to the somehow still-alive Ozzy. Here, he asks the big question: does the devil really have all the best tunes? |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Ed Gamble
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £12/£10NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road
Ed Gamble: Mammoth After the huge success of his 2016 tour, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand new lumbering beast of a comedy show. Off of Mock the Week (BBC2), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Conan (TBS), Almost Royal (E4), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC3), Man Down (C4) as well as countless other things (3 other things). “… He is on irresistible form” ★★★★ The Telegraph “… a master of unlocking the humour in everything” ★★★★ The List “Creative and clever humour that leaves the audience in stitches.” ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine |
21st Oct - Last Laugh Comedy Cabaret
Time: 8:30pm | Admission: £18/£10NUS | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01226743048
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Ro Campbell, Troy Hawke, The Kagools & Carl Donnelly |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Seymour Mace
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/5NUS | Venue: Regather
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road Venue phone: 0114 273 1258 |
Magical Sh**tcakes From Heaven Seymour Mace’s Magical Shitcakes From Heaven. This bit’s called the ‘blurb’ whatever that means. Anyway, I’m an idiot and I like being stupid so if that sounds like your kind of thing then get down to Stand 3 and laugh at me without feeling bad about it…or don’t…it’s up to you really…I mean, I know I’m not everybody’s cup of tea…anyway, fuck it! Come, don’t come, whatever. God I’m good at self promotion…please come. Edinburgh Fringe Best Show Nominee 2015 “Delghtfully angry and ridiculously creative” – ****Fest. “Bananas!” – ****Chortle. *****Times, *****Gigglebeats, ****List. |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Ed Gamble
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £12/£10NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Ed Gamble: Mammoth After the huge success of his 2016 tour, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand new lumbering beast of a comedy show. Off of Mock the Week (BBC2), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Conan (TBS), Almost Royal (E4), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC3), Man Down (C4) as well as countless other things (3 other things). “… He is on irresistible form” ★★★★ The Telegraph “… a master of unlocking the humour in everything” ★★★★ The List “Creative and clever humour that leaves the audience in stitches.” ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine |
21st Oct - Buy tickets Seymour Mace
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: Regather
Address: 57-59 Club Garden Road Venue phone: 0114 273 1258 |
40 – Seymour Mace’s Magical Shitcakes From Heaven. I could’ve called this show ‘my struggle with depression’ but I’m not a twat. “Delghtfully angry and ridiculously creative” – ****Fest. “Bananas!” – ****Chortle. *****Times, *****Gigglebeats, ****List. 100 – Seymour Mace’s Magical Shitcakes From Heaven. This bit’s called the ‘blurb’ whatever the fuck that means. Anyway, I’m an idiot and I like being stupid so if that sounds like your kind of thing then get down to Stand 3 and laugh at me without feeling bad about it…or don’t…it’s up to you really…I mean, I know I’m not everybody’s cup of tea…anyway, fuck it! Come, don’t come, whatever. God I’m good at self promotion…please come. “Delghtfully angry and ridiculously creative” – ****Fest. “Bananas!” – ****Chortle. *****Times, *****Gigglebeats, ****List. |
22nd Oct - Buy tickets Gary Delaney
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £16.80 | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01142789789
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
There’s Something About Gary ..and that something is, he likes to write jokes. An awful lot of them. Also he appears to have some jizz in his hair. There’s that as well. He thinks a good joke should be like a drunk Glaswegian, short and punchy. He loves each and every gag, and you can’t help but be carried away by his infectious charm. “An endless flow of top quality jokes” The Guardian “I laughed and I laughed and I laughed” The Times “A hugely impressive collection of exquisitely crafted gags by one of Britain’s grandmasters of the one-liner” Chortle This show is suitable for ages 16+ |
22nd Oct - Buy tickets Martin Mor
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Martin Mor – Adventure Comedian Martin has been a professional performer for over 30 years. He has a lot of stories to tell. Come and hear an hours worth in this Fringe special. “World Class” Scotsman www.martinmor.com |
22nd Oct - Buy tickets Lou Conran
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road
(I’m in my dressing gown, eating boiled eggs, bear with…) Right, imagine visiting your favourite friend/aunty/spinster/woman of independent means. She’s a touch eccentric and always “alright”. Until last year, when it wasn’t alright and it all went a bit wrong. With lessons learned, a bit of self-discovery and some painful yet funny situations, this is a story about life and, ultimately, death. But in a positive, uplifting sort of way. ‘Naturally funny’ (Sarah Millican). ‘Masterful at owning a room’ (FringeReview.co.uk). As seen on BBC, ITV & Channel 4. |
23rd Oct - Buy tickets Luisa Omelian
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: From £15.68 | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01142789789
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Comedy phenomenon Luisa Omielan is bringing her smash hit show ‘Am I Right Ladies!?’ to Sheffield. Her first show ‘What Would Beyonce Do?!’ was hailed as ‘one of the biggest stand up hits of the last decade’ (The Guardian) and was launched on BBC3 as a stand up special and this is the follow up! Her joke on the Thigh Gap went viral with currently over 40 million views. If you like this [https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=941499742548551] you will LOVE the show. It’s a party with jokes in! Nominated for Best Comedy Show in Melbourne, sold out tours in 12 countries, released a book, crowdfunded a DVD and changed the face of comedy. There’s no stopping Luisa. This is a one off special, book early to avoid disappointment. “You’ll have the time of your life and you’ll owe it all to her” – ***** Chortle. Tickets for Louisa Omielan (subject to booking fees) at Sheffield City Hall are available online at www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk, over the phone on 0114 2 789 789 and in person at the Sheffield City Hall Box Office. |
23rd Oct - Buy tickets George Egg
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £12/£10NUS | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
The Anarchist Cook returns with another demonstration of resourcefulness, innovation and absurdity. If you like food then you’ll like this. New material, new methods and a whole new menu; and of course, you get to taste it all at the end. Sell-out shows 2015 and 2016. Spirit of the Fringe Award Winner 2015. ‘A genius… he is the friendly face of anarchy, the anarchic face of food and the foodie face of comedy’ (Scotland on Sunday). |
24th Oct - Buy tickets Andy Parsons
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £16.80 | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01142789789
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Worried about your job? Worried about your family? Worried about yourself? Worried about the health service? Education? Climate change? World War 3? Worried about worrying? Sod it! Come and have a laugh about it. It’s one of the things we do best. Or is it? Was it something we did best but like everything else has now gone West. Or South. Or East. Ah – go on. Take a risk. Put on your lucky pants and your party shoes – and get yourself on a night out. Or maybe come out dressed in a binbag, top hat and clogs. We could all use a laugh. “Cracking adlibbing….a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain” The Guardian “Potent live performer…..can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” The Times 14+ (Parental Guidance) Likely to be swearing and adult content |
24th Oct - Buy tickets Andrew Bird
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
ANDREW BIRD-I’LL TELL YOU SOMETHING FOR NOTHING In a time where we all take our opinions so seriously it’s hard to know what opinions to listen to and what your opinions actually are. Some of the things Andrew may tell you his opinions on when the robots take over that he has chickens and why you shouldn’t hang your washing on coat hangers in bedroom door ways. “A great storyteller, funny, likeable and effortless” Time Out Andrew Bird’s brand new hilarious show is about how none of us are adults we are all just older children blagging it. “Sensitive, intelligent humour” Fest |
24th Oct - Buy tickets Brennan Reece
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Everlong Returning from a sold out UK tour, sold out Australian tour and sold out Edinburgh run, the former English Comedian Of The Year and Perrier Best Newcomer (nominee) brings his brand new show to Sheffield. A “powerfully entertaining” story about the stars (in the sky), memories (in the mind) and his Nanna (in a home). |
26th Oct - Buy tickets Simon Amstell
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £25.76 | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01142789789
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Following a series of critically acclaimed, sold out international tours, Simon Amstell begins his fifth stand up tour in the UK. ‘What Is This?’ promises to be a deeply personal, funny exploration of beauty, intimacy, freedom, sex and love. Simon Amstell (‘Carnage’, ‘Grandma’s House’, ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’) has won two British Comedy Awards, an RTS Award, a Broadcast Award, a Chortle Award and has been nominated for a BAFTA. “Simon Amstell has a gift for taking a social norm and gently mocking it until it seems utterly ridiculous. Highly literate… an endearing mixture of offhanded candour and sharp wit. Such ease and understatement makes him very good company” – The New York Times. “The real deal” – The Guardian. Presented by Mick Perrin Worldwide Recommended for audiences 15+ |
26th Oct - Buy tickets Rush Of Laughter
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
A Rush Of Laughter introduces and hour long show cases featuring three acts from its amazing roster. Starring Liam Pickford, Lucy Thompson & Tony Jameson |
26th Oct - Buy tickets Smug Roberts
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Over 20 years as a wishful thinking stand-up comedian left me fat, broke and on me own in a two bed flat above a beauty salon. ‘A comedy maestro’ (City Live). ‘A master storyteller’ (Radio Times). Star of Mrs Browns Boys, Looking For Eric, Phoenix Nights |
27th Oct - Buy tickets Eddy Brimson
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Eddy Brimson presents: Knee Pads & Lemons I used to work in a Zoo. Now you’d think I have jokes on that but I haven’t. Doesn’t matter. Reviews from Edinburgh Festival 2017 “As near to the perfect Fringe show as you can get” Guardian Arts website “Surreal and superbly mad, this absolutely brilliant show must be seen to be believed.” 5 Stars Bunbury Magazine www.eddybrimson.com |
27th Oct - Last Laugh Comedy Cabaret
Time: 8:30pm | Admission: £18/£10NUS | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01226743048
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Toby Foster, Owen O’Neill, Brian Higgins & Eddy Brimson |
27th Oct - Buy tickets Owen O’Neill
Time: 9:30pm | Admission: £6/£5NUS | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
RED NOISE……OWEN O’NEILL OWEN O’NEILL has toured the World with his one-man shows accumulating a string of awards including three Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Fringe. The Edinburgh Critics Award for best comedy. The Angel Award for best one-man show. The Time Out comedy Award. Best actor at the 2010 Ist Irish theatre festival in New York City. Best short film award at the Boston film festival 2008 RED NOISE is a hybrid of stand-up comedy, theatrical monologue and poetry and O’Neill blends all three to perfection. True stories from his life include being STRUCK BY LIGHTNING at nine years old and being told he had the cure for cancer. Being interrogated by an IRA MAN WITH A STAMMER (The longest two hours of his life) How his FEATURE FILM DEBUT with Liam Neeson went horribly wrong. Being brought up in a family of SIXTEEN SIBLINGS and having to queue for breakfast. 
 All this and more in this 90 minute show. |
28th Oct - Buy tickets Wacky Woody’s Magic Show
Time: 2:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
(kids show 4-10 year old) Doors 1 30pm, show 2pm Tickets – £5 0r £18 (Family Ticket – 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult 3 children) |
28th Oct - Buy tickets Wacky Woody’s Magic Show
Time: 2:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
Aimed at 4 – 11 year olds, the show provides the perfect blend of hilarity and bemusement. This magician always has the kids in stitches and always leaves them amazed!! |
28th Oct - Buy tickets Wacky Woody’s Magic Show
Time: 4:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Lescar
Address: The Lescar, 303 Sharrow Vale Road
(kids show 4-10 year old) Doors 1 30pm, show 2pm Tickets – £5 0r £18 (Family Ticket – 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult 3 children) |
28th Oct - Buy tickets Wacky Woody’s Magic Show
Time: 4:00pm | Admission: £5/£18 | Venue: The Lescar
Address: 303 Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield, S11 8ZF
Aimed at 4 – 11 year olds, the show provides the perfect blend of hilarity and bemusement. This magician always has the kids in stitches and always leaves them amazed!! |
28th Oct - Buy tickets Craig Campbell
Time: 8:00pm | Admission: £12/£10NUS | Venue: The Greystones
Address: The Greystones, Greystone Road
CRAIG CAMPBELL: EASY TIGER 2017/18 WORLD TOUR “Loud, beautifully crafted tales of outsider adventure” Independent The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show ‘Easy Tiger’ out of the Fringe jungle and onto the world stage for his 3rd solo tour. Queens and Toms pack some nip and prowl on down to screech and howl the night away! |
28th Oct - Last Laugh Comedy Cabaret
Time: 8:30pm | Admission: £18/£10NUS | Venue: Memorial Hall Box office: 01226743048
Address: Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, S1 2JA
Toby Foster, Owen O’Neill, Brian Higgins & Eddy Brimson |