Leicester Comedy Festival review: Rob Kemp at Grays@LCB Depot

Review by Ella Lloyd Loud chatter filled the room, then came the shushes: Rob Kemp was about to begin his performance. However, in the kerfuffle of everybody getting comfy in their seats, this show didn’t get off to a great start. Out came this six-foot something bloke dressed head to toe in sequins, with the […]

Leicester Comedy Festival review: John Archer at Holy Trinity Church

Magician-come-comedian-come-ukelele-bashing funnyman John Archer had the audience wrapped around his mighty fingers all evening.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: St Martins Comedy Club at St Martins House

Anyone for lady petrol? Mind how you drink it, though.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: DMU for Laughs at the Cookie

A glass half full is the optimist’s way of looking at things, but a room half full for a group of comedians is probably not the most encouraging of situations. Still, the show must go on.

Leicester Comedy Festival review: Best in Class with Chris Copestake, Tamsyn Kelly and Lovdev Barpaga at the Cosy Club

Review by Jess Urquhart “Who’s come here tonight to have a laugh with poor people?” asks host Sian Davies, the creator of Best In Class, a crowd-funded showcase for working class comedians featuring some of the most talented stand-ups I’ve ever seen. “I’ve been told I have a working class chip on my shoulder,” she […]