Shrewsbury Comedy Festival


Win a pair of tickets to the sold out gala night of the Shrewsbury International Comedy on the 23rd July.

We are very excited to have teamed up with the Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival to offer a pair of tickets to the sold out gala night on the 23rd July.


Be there as the curtain comes down on the inaugural SHREWSBURY INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL, at this star studded Gala performance.

Hosted by GREG DAVIES ("One of this country's best comedians" Times), and featuring the hilarious JOE LYCETT, TERRY ALDERTON, Irish hip-hop Improv duo ABANDOMAN, SPENCER JONES and MRS BARBARA NICE.

"If you want to bet on the next mainstream stand-up star put your shirt on Joe Lycett." Evening Standard

"hyperactive, shape-shifting stand up. Deliciously unexpected" Guardian on TERRY ALDERTON

"Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile... nothing short of genius" Chortle on ABANDOMAN

"Don't try digging around for a subtext, just surrender to the sheer infectious fun of this latterday Tommy Cooper" Evening Standard on SPENCER JONES

"Imagine a hybrid between Mrs Merton & Victoria Wood" The Times on MRS BARBARA NICE

more info... The inaugural SHREWSBURY INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2017 will take place on Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July across 4 venues in Shrewsbury. Prior to the Gala Performance at Theatre Severn on Sunday evening, there will be a series of one-hour performances by various acts at the Old Post OfficeSt Nicholas Bar & Cafe and the Old Market Hall Cinema & Cafe Bar. Further info and full details of the line-up will be announced soon. 

*Line-ups may be altered due to circumstances beyond our control.
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TO ENTER - Complete this online form or post the same information to Shrewsbury Comedy Festival Competition, Hobsons Brewery, Newhouse Farm, Tenbury Road, Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire DY14 8RD.  Entries must be submitted by Monday 10th July 2017. 

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