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This category relates to all things to do with comedy in Preston.

Preston comedian Phil Ellis bringing acclaimed show to Chorley

Phil Ellis Preston comedian Phil Ellis is bringing his new tour to Chorley. Phil Ellis’s Excellent Comedy Show was nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards and won the 2023 Malcolm Hardee Award for […]

2 months ago
Where to find a pantomime in and around Preston for Christmas 2023

Peter Pan pantomime performers, including Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook Pantomime season is upon us (oh yes it is!), so we’re rounding up what’s on in Preston and the surrounding areas this Christmas. Camelot – Preston Initiate Theatre is bringing […]

5 months ago
Transformation of neglected part of Preston continues with Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up

Ben Casey, Christine Cort and Neil Thornton Pic: Oliver White The exciting transformation of a neglected part of Preston continues at pace, with a Christmas food, drink and entertainment pop-up heralding the launch of a major new venue in the city. Chew’s […]

6 months ago
Luke Wright bringing smash-hit Edinburgh Fringe 2023 show to Preston

Luke Wright A smash-hit Edinburgh Fringe 2023 show is coming to Preston. Luke Wright’s Silver Jubilee is on at The Ferret next month. The show is said to be poet Wright’s most […]

7 months ago
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Acclaimed writer and performer Kevin P. Gilday returning to Preston

Kevin Gilday Critically acclaimed writer and performer Kevin P. Gilday is retuning to Preston with a new show. Gilday (Suffering from Scottishness, Sonnet Youth) is known for taking a verbal sledgehammer to […]

8 months ago
Live looping and poetry show coming to Preston’s The Ferret

Pete the Temp performs at The Ferret A show described as ‘a rapturous collision of live looping and poetry’ is coming to Preston. Pete ‘the Temp’ Bearder returns to The Ferret with a new show, which samples human beatbox, vocals, […]

8 months ago
New festival of stand up, spoken word and storytelling coming to Preston

Kevin Gilday A new festival is coming to Preston. SUPERPHONIC is a two-day event featuring stand up, spoken word and storytelling. Derelict and Enjoy The Show are behind the festival, which will […]

11 months ago
World’s first door-to-door poet coming to the Conti in Broadgate

Rowan McCabe Rowan McCabe’s latest show, Door-to-Door Poetry: Nationwide, charts his adventures around the country as a loveable eccentric. McCabe is touring to 16 venues across the UK and is coming to […]

12 months ago
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