Nottingham Comedy Festival
Nottingham Comedy Festival returns to Nottingham

Nottingham Comedy Festival returns tonight for its 10 year anniversary with the promise of more jokes than ever before.

Six acts at four different venues across the city will be hosting the festival tonight with Ray Badran kicking it all off at The Castle Inn.

The festival will be running from 6pm on 1 November until 8pm on 10 November.


Helen Stead, Director of Nottingham Comedy Festival said: “I am so excited that the festival is able to run again this year, we have some great acts lined up.

“All the venues are amazing with their support and also Castle Rock who’s sponsored us since it began in 2009.”

Venues will include Glee Club, Motorpoint Arena and The Royal Centre.

Over the next ten days acts like the famous comedians Russell Kane, Glenn Moore and Rob Beckett will be making appearances at the festival.

Many of the gigs will be free to encourage people to take a gamble on a comedian you may have never heard of.

Nottingham Comedy Festival started in 2009 by director Helen Stead who also runs regular comedy nights throughout the year through her company NFC Comedy.

Friday 1st November
The Castle Inn: Ray Badran, 6pm
Lord Roberts: Aaron Simmonds, 7.30pm
The Pottle: The Mercurial Method, 7.30pm
The Glee Club: Friday Night Comedy, 7.45pm
The Castle Inn: Chris Purchase, 8pm
Lord Roberts: Georgie Morrell, 9.30pm

For more information on the lineup and venues: