Leicester Comedy Festival review: Paul Smith at the Haymarket Theatre

There is no doubt that Paul Smith is not only the hero that comedy deserves right now, but the comedian that it needs. His quick wit and hilarious banter have made him a standout star, he is easily deserving of his name the ‘Ginger King of Comedy’.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Myra DuBois at the Cookie

An effortless ability to draw in a crowd with a swift wit, sensational singing and shameless character – Myra DuBois is simply a gift that keeps on giving.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Jack Barry at Brewdog

Ladies and gentleman, here comes the canary man (respect for the yellow on yellow jumpsuit). The self-described basic bitch and a wonderful lover. The first one to bring comedy to the London Eye and tremendously fail. Jack Barry at BrewDog.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Scott Bennett at Peter Pizzeria

My name is Scott and I’m a stress head. That’s the premise of comedian Scott Bennett’s Relax routine.

With his hilariously honest, self-deprecating yet light-hearted humour, he guided a sold-out audience through an hour-long rant about his own personal life and stresses, and had the whole crowd reduced to tears of laughter.