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November 4, 2019

Alexei Sayle is set to perform at the Epstein Theatre as part of his first live stand-up tour for seven years.

The Liverpool-born actor, author and funnyman will bring his new UK tour to Hanover Street from March 12-14 next year.

And demand for tickets has been so great...

September 25, 2019

Ardal O’Hanlon is bringing his live solo show to the Epstein Theatre next year as part of an extension to his current UK tour.

Tickets for The Showing Off Must Go On, arriving at the Hanover Street venue on February 26, are on sale now.

Where O’Hanlon comes from there is...

August 11, 2019

Caz ‘n’ Britney are back - and they mean business.

The award-winning, irresistible Scouse twosome are set to return to the stage for the first time in five years when Scottie Road – The Musical comes to the Epstein Theatre for one night only on October 6.

Gillian Hardie...

July 21, 2019

There’s a whole season of searing, saucy and surreal comedy heading Liverpool’s way this autumn.

Fans who fancy a spot of rib-tickling, funny bone tweaking or belly laughing fun are set to be spoilt for choice.

Along with the annual Liverpool Comedy Festival – running fr...

May 24, 2019

Daniel Kitson, Nigel Slater’s Toast and a new production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein are among the autumn season at Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse.

The Playhouse will also host two new touring musicals – Little Miss Sunshine and Amelie – which were announced earlie...

May 14, 2019

Sir Lenny Henry is embarking on a new solo tour with a date set for the Liverpool Empire.

An Evening With Lenny Henry – Who Am I Again? takes place on November 6 and follows the publication of his forthcoming memoir.

The Dudley-born 60-year-old’s career started when he w...

April 12, 2019

After MPs expenses, Mozart and the Middle East, Mark Thomas turns to another topic that’s close to his heart – and vents his spleen with vigour in what’s a compelling and carefully-constructed monologue.

The ‘performer and provocateur’ is the son of a retired NHS midwif...

February 19, 2019

Comedian, actor, writer and presenter Jack Whitehall is going back on the road this autumn with his biggest tour yet – and he’s making a date for Liverpool.

The 30-year-old star of Bad Education, Fresh Meat and Decline and Fall will bring his Jack Whitehall: Stood Up sh...

February 11, 2019

Laughterhouse Live has a stellar line-up of comedy talent set to keep audiences entertained next week – and it’s all in an excellent cause.

The show at the Philharmonic Hall on February 20 will raise funds for Alder Hey, Claire House Children’s Hospice, and Pete Fitzmau...

February 3, 2019

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Robins returns to the Epstein Theatre this autumn with his new live stand-up show.

Hot Shame is the comedian and radio host’s first show since his acclaimed The Darkness of Robins and promises plenty of soul-bearing, self-lacerating, p...

December 29, 2018

Hands up who thinks 2019 might be a bit of a trying year?

But don’t be downhearted at the thought of the next 12 months, because some of the funniest names in the comedy business are heading Liverpool’s way to keep the city chortling through the long days and nights ahe...

December 13, 2018

I’m a Celebrity runner-up Emily Atack brings her debut comedy tour to the Epstein Theatre next spring.

Talk Thirty to Me comes to the Hanover Street theatre on May 17 and tickets are already selling fast.

Atack, daughter of comedienne and singer Kate Robbins, promises a...

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December 6, 2019

John Bishop will headline a special comedy benefit evening in Liverpool next spring to raise funds for Reds fan Seán Cox.

Support Seán – You’ll Never Walk Alone will take place at the M&S Bank Arena on March 15.

Tickets costing £42-£67 go on sale on Monday, December 9 at 10am and proceeds will go to The Seán Cox Rehabilitation Trust.

Jo Brand, Jo Caulfield, Neil Fitzmaurice, Jason Manford, Andrew Maxwell, Adam Rowe and Paul Smith are also on the bill for the massive fundraising event.

More comedy names are yet to be announced.

The Seán Cox Rehabilitation Trust was set up to rais...

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