Leicester Comedy Festival review: Suck Seed at Wygston’s House

Climbing the haunted-looking staircase of Wygston’s House, I take a seat in the smallest venue that I’ve been in for the comedy festival among  perhaps the smallest audience to date. But for a rather tiny congregation of people, it’s a fairly loud event.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Bilal Zafar at Peter Pizzeria

Minder? You know what that is? Muslim Tinder! I bet you never would have guessed that right? Get searching, ladies and gents. Bilal Zafar had a gut-busting performance for a work in progress show.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Carly Smallman at the Cookie

A night filled with laughter, alcohol and chatting absolute sh*** about your ex. That is a night with Carly Smallman.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Tom Little at the Cosy Club

As opening lines go, “if you’ve come to see the Australian Tom Little, then you will be disappointed” didn’t really fill you with hope.

The Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2015 comes across as very energetic, enlightening us with the tales from his home town in Cumbria.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Comedy in the Dark for Kids at the Phoenix

Parents with pints, children with sweets and fizzy pop and amongst them all, a 21-year-old wondering what the hell she is in for.

I’m here at the Phoenix on my own, for a show in the dark, put on for kids. It isn’t quite my usual Saturday evening, but I will say that I am glad I’m not a middle-aged man, as that would have raised some concerning looks at the very least.