CH1 Chester Comedy Festival - What's On - Festival Diary

Comedy in the Cloisters featuring Tom Wrigglesworth and Andy Askins
Sunday 1st July - £10 Chester Cathedral, Door 7pm, Show 8pm
Tom Wrigglesworth
Andy Askins

This show brings together two of the best comedians straight from your TV screens to one of Chester's most iconic landmarks.

Robin Ince's Chaos of Delight - Work in Progress
Monday 2nd July - £8 The Church Bar & Restaurant, Door: 6.30pm, Robin 7.30pm - 8.30pm. See both Robin Ince and Gary Delaney, back to back shows, for £14
Robin Ince

Robin Ince, Co-star of the Rose D'Or award winning The Infinite Monkey Cage and author of How to Build a Universe (part 1) with Professor Brian Cox, brings his work in progress show to the first CH1 Chester Comedy Festival ahead of his national tour.

Gary Delaney's Gagster's Paradise - Work In Progress
Monday 2nd July - £8 The Church Bar & Restaurant, Door: 8.30pm (approx), Gary 9.00pm. See both Robin Ince and Gary Delaney, back to back shows, for £14
Gary Delaney

Star of Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo and king of the one-liner Gary Delaney, will be testing jokes ahead of The Edinburgh Festival and his next national tour Gagster’s Paradise.

Comedy Crawl #1
Monday 2nd July - £5 The Botanist, Meet 7pm, Start 7.30pm
The Botanist
Brendan Riley

Get your walking boots on and join host Brendan Riley on a truly unique mirthical mystery tour featuring five top class comedians in four different venues all within the City Walls. Meet at The Botanist.

Big Comedy at The Olive Tree Brasserie
Tuesday 3rd July - £24.95 (includes 2 course meal) Olive Tree Brasserie, Door: 6pm, Food: 6.30pm, Show: 8pm
Archie Kelly
Jamie Sutherland

A special night of food and comedy at one of Chester’s finest restaurants, featuring star of Phoenix Nights Archie Kelly aka Kenny “Dalglish” Senior and scouse raconteur Jamie Sutherland with host Brendan Riley.

Jo Caulfield  'Older. Wiser. Smarter. Meaner'
Wednesday 4th July - £13.50 Macdonald New Blossoms Hotel, Door 7pm, Show 8pm
Jo Caulfield

Award winning comedian Jo Caulfield, as seen on Mock the Week, The John Bishop Show, Have I Got News For You and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow, brings her show 'Older. Wiser. Smarter. Meaner', to the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival.

Comedy Crawl #2
Thursday 5th July - £5 Shropshire Arms, Meet 7pm, Starts 7.30pm
Shropshire Arms Chester
Brendan Riley

Join host Brendan Riley for our second and final truly unique mirthical mystery tour featuring five top class comedians in four different venues all within the City Walls. Meet at The Shropshire Arms.

Paul Sinha "Shout Out to my Ex"
Friday 6th July - £15 Chester Grosvenor Hotel, Door 7pm, Show 8pm
Paul Sinha

Stand Up Comedian and Star of The Chase Paul Sinha (The Sinnerman) brings his critically acclaimed show "Shout Out to My Ex" to the first  CH1 Chester Comedy Festival.

Friday Night Comedy at Alexanders
Friday 6th July - £10, NUS £7, Alexanders Live Door 7pm, Show 8.30pm
Alexanders Live

FRIDAY NIGHT COMEDY brings the very best comedians from the UK and beyond to Alexander's Live in the heart of Chester.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy at Rosie's
Saturday 7th July - £15, NUS £7
Glen Wool

Join us at Chester’s newest regular comedy club on the first Saturday of every month.This show features Canadian Glen Wool as seen on Russell Howards Good News, Never Mind The Buzzcock with Sarah Keyworth, Nige and MC Barry Dodds.

Jeff Green - "30"
Sunday 8th July - £16.50 Assembly Room, Town Hall, Door: 6.30pm, Show: 7.30pm
Jeff Green

Award-winning comedian and TV star Jeff Green returns to his hometown of Chester for the first time in 10 year to close the CH1 Chester Comedy Festival with his critically acclaimed show  ‘30’ at the stunning Chester Town Hall Assembly Rooms.