May Comedy Club at the Planetarium
Stand-up comedy nights in the unique setting of the planetarium. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
A trained medical doctor who is perhaps best known as the Sinnerman on the hugely popular ITV quiz show The Chase, Paul has been a successful comedian for a number of years. As a club comedian, he has played every major comedy club in the UK, performed in eighteen other countries across the globe, and been three times nominated for Best Club Comedian at the Chortle Awards, winning in 2014. Paul has taken eight solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, his 2006 show Saint or Sinha being nominated for whatever the Perrier award was called back then. His 2016 show Shout out to my Ex had a sell out run and is now touring nationally.
Jen is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer and actor. She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits. She has written for BBC Scotland, presented for BBC 6 Music and Juice FM, and has been a regular contributor to magazines and online sites including Diva, g3, Standard Issue and The Huffington Post. Jen has written and performed five solo shows (Me My Mum & I, British(ish), Now & Then, Wishful Thinking, and The Other One) around the world, including at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Norway Comedy Box Festival, Comedy Club Asia, Adelaide Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. She has toured extensively — with comedians Kerry Godliman, Francesca Martinez and Roisin Conaty, among others — and is currently supporting Frankie Boyle in London.
Tom Deacon is one of the hottest stand-ups and presenters on the circuit. He’s been performing live comedy for the last six years, with three solo shows under his belt. Tom’s fronted his own TV, radio and online shows on BBC 2 and BBC Radio 1. He is the host of the Elite Series for Gfinity and has hosted shows for F1. He has also performed on Dave’s ‘One Night Stand’, notched up over a million views on YouTube for football channel Copa90 and supported Doc Brown and Katherine Ryan on tour. Tom has made guest appearances on BBC2’s The Rob Brydon Show, Dave’s One Night Stand and ITV2’s Fake Reaction and performed at The Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow in sold-out, 1000-seater theatres. He has also been the weekday Breakfast Show host for Capital FM in the South Coast.
“Mighty fine comic” – The Guardian
“With looks, confidence, charm and great material; expect other comics to lynch him” – The Sunday Times
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
Please note, the line-up may be subject to change. This is an adult event, ages 18 and over.
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).
Doors open at 7pm
Show starts at 7:30pm
Refreshments available from the Hub café.