Comedy Club at the Planetarium
The first of three stand-up comedy nights at the planetarium. Kicking off the series is one of the country’s most in-demand satirists, Matt Forde. Joining him is Winchester’s very own TV comic Paul McCaffrey and TV personality and writer known for his unique brand of gossipy humour Stephen Bailey. MC for the evening is James Gill, one of the most popular compères on the circuit, comedian, presenter and writer.
Winchester’s own Paul McCaffrey, as seen on Impractical Jokers (BBC3) Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC3) and Stand Up central (Comedy Central).
“He has charm, charisma and success written all over him” - Evening Standard
“Likeable, animated and fluid with a first rate sense of timing” - Chortle
Matt Forde is one of the country’s most in-demand satirists, and most recently launched his own political comedy show, Unspun with Matt Forde on DAVE. Matt has also appeared on The Royal Variety Performance 2015, Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Rory Bremner’s Coalition and Election Reports (both BBC2), Mock the Week (BBC2), 8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4)
“A first class comic” - The Guardian
‘Guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), Stephen Bailey is a comedian, television personality and writer, whose brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most sought after acts on the UK comedy circuit today. He is ‘annoyingly sharp’ (The New Current) and audiences relate to his sassy style as he takes to the stage with ‘fantastic natural wit and charisma’ (Edinburgh Festivals).
“Bailey dominates the stage” - Chortle
James Gill (MC)
James Gill is a comedian, presenter, warm-up artiste and writer, establishing himself as one of the most popular compères on the circuit.
“I would go to the ends of the earth to share a stage with James Gill. He’s a sharp & energetic hero of club comedy and a face we’ll undoubtedly be seeing all over TV very soon” – Katherine Ryan
"One of the most imaginative MCs on the circuit. The crowd love him” – Rob Beckett
Booked online and at least one day in advance: £12
Booked online on the day or on the door: £15
Annual pass holders will benefit from a 10% discount when booking this event (annual pass number is required at time of booking).