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Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour @ Sunderland Empire


01 September 2017

8.00 pm

£31.65 plus £2.85 transaction fee

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.


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Roy Chubby Brown @ Sunderland Empire


06 September 2017

7.30 pm

£24.40 plus £2.85 transaction fee

Roy Chubby Brown returns with his meatiest show yet!


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Tom Stade: I Swear @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


07 September 2017

7.30pm

£17

After a hiatus from the touring scene, get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade!


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Susan Calman: The Calman Before The Storm @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


08 September 2017

8pm

£16

It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show.


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit @ The Witham


08 September 2017

8 pm

£20

‘It’s a rare and joyous thing to see a stand up so vibrant and imperiously on top of his game!'


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Gary Delaney @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


13 September 2017

7.30pm

£16

Gary is not only a regular on BBC’s Mock The Week, but a double Sony Award winner and Chortle Award nominee.


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Hilarity Bites present: David Trent, Lloyd Griffith and Matt Reed @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall


15 September 2017

7:30 pm

£8 in advance / £10 on the door

Hilarity Bites returns with a fantastic line-up, headlined by Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated David Trent


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Funny Bones Comedy Club @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


15 September 2017

7.45pm

£8.50

Our monthly dose of Friday night funnies returns with a mix of seasoned stand-ups and new comic talent.


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Stewart Lee: Content Provider @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


16 September 2017

8.00pm

£23

After four years writing and performing his TV show Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, Content Provider is Stewart’s first brand new full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.


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Barbara Nice @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


17 September 2017

7.30pm

£12 (£10 conc)

Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun.


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Andy Parsons - Peak Bullsh*t @ The Maltings, Berwick


19 September 2017

8pm

All tickets £16 (including a £1 refurbishment contribution)

“Potent live performer…..can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” - The Times


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Cal Halbert - Mimic Impossible @ Arts Centre Washington


22 September 2017

7.30pm

£6.00

Join The Mimic Man Cal Halbert on a mission he has chosen to accept, to reach as many impressions as possible in one hour.


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity @ The Witham


23 September 2017

8 pm

£14

“An evening so bursting with energy and ideas...it’s a bundle of fascinating, surprising digressions”


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Phill Jupitus: Juplicity @ The Maltings, Berwick


27 September 2017

8pm

£16 (including a £1 refurbishment contribution)

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions


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Dave Johns: I, Fillum Star @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


01 October 2017

7.30pm

Tickets £19.50

Local boy makes good… at the age of 61


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Jason Byrne @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


06 October 2017

8.00pm

£19.50

‘The Man With Three Brains’ is a brand new show from the highly acclaimed and extremely funny, Jason Byrne.


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Funny Bones Comedy Club @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


06 October 2017

7.45pm

£8.50

Featuring headliner Tony Burgess who you may recognise from his role in the cult BBC3 comedy Ideal.


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Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up @ Newcastle City Hall


07 October 2017

8pm

£37.00

Stand up Rob Brydon is coming to Newcastle as part of his latest tour.


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Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


07 October 2017

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £19.50

Katherine Ryan is a writer / performer and comedian who is dominating the UK television and live comedy scene.


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The Comedy Store @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


08 October 2017

7.30pm

£11 (£9 concession), £8 Gala Members

Four comedians and one mic. It can only be The Comedy Store.


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Jason Manford: Work in Progress @ The Maltings, Berwick


12 October 2017 - 14 October 2017

7.30pm each night

£16 (including a £1 refurbishment contribution)

Jason Manford is back with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018


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Greg Davies - You Magnificent Beast @ Newcastle City Hall


13 October 2017

7pm for 8pm

Tickets: £30

Greg Davies, BAFTA nominated star of Cuckoo, Man Down, The Inbetweeners and Taskmaster, is back with his first stand up show in four years


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Rich Hall’s Hoedown @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


13 October 2017

8.00pm

£17

Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - The Pajama Men - Pterodactyl Nights (16+) @ The Witham


14 October 2017

8pm

£15 | £13 concessions

The Pajama Men create an anarchic night of jubilant and inventive comedy


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Rockin’ & Rollin’ with Laughter @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


20 October 2017

7.30pm

£25 all tickets

We’ll have you rockin’, and, rolling about – with laughter!


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Hilarity Bites present: Steve Gribbin, Stephen Bailey and Pete Otway @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall


20 October 2017

7:30 pm

£8 in advance / £10.00 on the door

Topping the bill in October, Liverpool’s diminutive guitar-wielding satirist Steve Gribbin returns.


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - The Thinking Drinkers - History of Alcohol (Supper Club Event) @ The Witham


21 October 2017

8 pm

£14

You’ll laugh a lot, you’ll learn a lot and, if that’s not enough, you get five free drinks.


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The Suggestibles @ Arts Centre Washington


21 October 2017

7.30pm

£10.00 / £7.00 (conc)

If you like ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ you’ll love the Suggestibles.


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Henning Wehn: Westphalia is Not an Option @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


22 October 2017

7.30pm

Tickets £19.50

Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best


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Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?! @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


26 October 2017

8.00pm

£14

Comedy phenomenon Luisa Omielan is bringing her smash hit show ‘Am I Right Ladies!?‘ to Newcastle!


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Jason Cook's Comedy Club @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


27 October 2017

8.00pm

£16.50

Jason Cook brings the finest big name TV comedians to Hexham for a night of laughs like no other.


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Carl Hutchinson @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


28 October 2017

8.00pm

£15

Carl will be moving up to our 500+ seater auditorium in 2017 for the first time ever!


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Simon Amstell @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


01 November 2017

8.00pm

£23

Following a series of critically acclaimed, sold out international tours, Simon Amstell begins his fifth stand up tour in the UK.


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James Acaster @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


02 November 2017

8.00pm

£16

James Acaster is releasing his first ever book this year, James Acaster’s Classic Scrapes, which is going to be a collection of self-deprecating anecdotes


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Nick Helm: There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me @ The Witham


03 November 2017

8 pm

£12

"There is nothing you can do to me that I haven't already done to myself"


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Phill Jupitus: Juplicity @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


03 November 2017

8.00pm

£15

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions.


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Festival of the Spoken Nerd @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


04 November 2017

7.30pm

£17.50 (£14 conc)

The Nerds are back with a brand new tour this Autumn “You Can’t Polish A Nerd”.


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The Comedy Store @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


05 November 2017

7.30pm

£11 (£9 concession), £8 Gala Members

Four comedians and one mic. It can only be The Comedy Store.


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Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath! @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


09 November 2017

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £22.50 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Jerry Sadowitz – comedian, magician, and all round scary man is back!!


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Mark Watson: MW @ The Maltings, Berwick


10 November 2017

7.30pm

Stalls £17 - £19 (£10 - £17.50 concs), Circle & Box Seat £20

"Barely a moment that the crowd wasn't laughing...there is a reason he is constantly sold out. He is a must see!" - ***** Arts Award Voice


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Matt Richardson @ The Witham


11 November 2017

8 pm

£12

Host of Virgin Radio's Drive-time show, The Xtra Factor and Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live!


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Angelos & Barry: The New Power Generation (16+) @ The Witham


17 November 2017

8 pm

£15

“Top drawer character comedy.” The Guardian


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Hilarity Bites present: George Egg, Pierre Novellie and MC Andy Fury @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall


17 November 2017

7:30 pm

£8 in advance / £10 on the door

Hilarity Bites are delighted to welcome self-styled anarchist cook George Egg to the Town Hall in November.


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Gavin Webster - It's About Time We Had More Women in There @ Arts Centre Washington


17 November 2017

7.30pm

£10.00

Cult Geordie comedian Gavin Webster is 47, white and male and still has trouble getting to grips with political correctness.


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Milton Jones is Out There @ Newcastle City Hall


18 November 2017

7pm

Tickets £29

Milton Jones is Out There. No, really out there and this time he hasn't just forgotten his keys


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Omid Djalili: Schmuck For a Night @ The Witham


22 November 2017

8 pm

£24 (age 16+)

The award winning comedian and actor is back with his nationwide tour!


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Funny Bones Comedy Club @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


24 November 2017

7.45pm

£8.50

Compere Danny Sutcliffe used to have a brilliant perm, but he doesn’t anymore…


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Funny Way To Be Comedy: Daniel Sloss - NOW (16+) @ The Witham


28 November 2017

8 pm

£12

Have a laugh with internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish comedian


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Joel Dommett: LIVE 2017 @ Newcastle City Hall


01 December 2017

Doors: 7.30pm for 8pm

Tickets £21.50, Students £18.50

One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show


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The Suggestibles’ Impro Pantso @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


08 December 2017

8.00pm

£17.50

It’s a Panto, but not as you know it!


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Jon Richardson: Old Man @ Newcastle City Hall


09 December 2017

Doors: 7.30pm, curtain up 8pm

Tickets: £23.50

The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Ed Gamble: Mammoth (16+) @ The Witham


09 December 2017

8 pm

£12

“Creative and clever humour that leaves the audience in stitches.”


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The Suggestibles Impro Pantso @ Arts Centre Washington


09 December 2017

8pm

£14.00

It’s a Panto, but not as you know it!


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Laffs4Kids 2017 @ Newcastle City Hall


12 December 2017

Doors: 7pm for 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 (and bring a toy to leave with Cash for Kids)

Join award-winning comedian Jason Cook and a whole host of his friends for this unique night of music, comedy and entertainment


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Russell Brand - Re:Birth @ Newcastle City Hall


13 December 2017

Doors: 6.30pm

Tickets from £32

“How do we make sense of the madness of our lives once we become parents?"


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The Geordie Rat Pack @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


14 December 2017

Tickets are priced £20, groups buy 9 get 10th free (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

The Geordie Rat Pack return after a sellout barnstorming show last year they once again bring their mixture of songs, comedy and chaos for a real grownups xmas treat.


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The Suggestibles Impro Pantso @ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham


15 December 2017

8.00pm

£16.50

It’s a Panto, but not as you know it!


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Manford's Comedy Club @ The Maltings, Berwick


20 December 2017

7.30pm

£13.50

Jason Manford is bringing his Comedy Club back for a return visit to the “hidden little gem” that is The Maltings.


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Hilarity Bites present: Patrick Monahan, Lauren Pattison and MC Aaron Twitchen @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall


22 December 2017

7:30 pm

£8 in advance / £10 on the door

For the first time ever, we’re hosting a Christmas Comedy Club, and we’ve pulled out all the stops to bring back local favourite Patrick Monahan!


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Dave Spikey @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


25 January 2018

7.30pm

£16.50

Dave Spikey, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his comedy career in 2017.


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Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


27 January 2018 - 28 January 2018

8.00pm

£27.50

Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?


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Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit @ Newcastle City Hall


02 February 2018

7pm

Tickets £31.50

Larks in Transit is a compendium of travelers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian.


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Jason Manford: Muddle Class @ Newcastle City Hall


10 February 2018

6.30pm

Tickets £31.50

It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit


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Damp Knight Improv: The Da Vinci Toad @ The Maltings, Berwick


16 February 2018 - 17 February 2018

8pm

All tickets £5

The Boys and Girls (and Mark) at Damp Knight Comedy are back and they’re better than ever!


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Ed Gamble @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


17 February 2018

8.00pm

£14 (£12 concession)

After the huge success of his 2016 tour, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand new lumbering beast of a comedy show.


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Funny Way To Be Comedy - Bobby Mair: Loudly Insecure @ The Witham


02 March 2018

8 pm

£12.50 (ages 16+)

Loudly Insecure gives Bobby a chance to fill you in on the wildly dramatic twists and turns of his quest, the accidental broadening of his search for next of kin.


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Paul Chowdhry: Innit @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


04 March 2018

7.30pm

Tickets £23.50 (no Friends' discount)

Comedy powerhouse and star of Taskmaster, Live at The Apollo and Stand Up for the Week, Paul Chowdhry is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal.


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Mitch Benn @ The Maltings, Berwick


10 March 2018

8pm

£14 (£12.50 concs)

Join Mitch Benn, “the country's leading musical satirist" (The Times), as he takes you through a fantastical journey


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David Baddiel – My Family: Not the Sitcom @ Theatre Royal Newcastle


11 March 2018

7.30pm

Tickets £29 (no Friends' discount)

David Baddiel brings his Olivier-nominated one-man show to Newcastle.


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David Baddiel My Family: Not The Sitcom @ Gala Theatre and Cinema


16 March 2018

7.30pm

£25.50

David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.


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Jonathan Pie: Back to the Studio @ Newcastle City Hall


21 March 2018

6.30pm

Tickets £26.50 Student and unwaged Concs. available £17.50.

Jonathan Pie returns to the stage in early 2018 with a brand new live show


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Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


24 March 2018

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £24 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Most recently seen on Dara & Ed’s Road To Mandalay and various Mock The Weeks, Ed has become a household name from his multiple BBC TV appearances.


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Dave Spikey: Juggling on a Motorbike Tour @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


29 March 2018

7.30pm

Tickets are priced £15 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Dave had been working in the NHS for 19 years as a Biomedical Scientist when in 1987 someone uttered the immortal words, “You’re really funny, you should be a comedian” and for some reason, he took them seriously!


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Sarah Millican – Control Enthusiast @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


06 April 2018 - 08 April 2018

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £27.50 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?


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Patrick Monahan: That 90s Show @ The Maltings, Berwick


13 April 2018

8pm

£13 (£10.50 - £11.50 concs)

"He really hits the mark…great depth" - BroadwayBaby ****


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Russell Brand - Re:Birth @ Sunderland Empire


03 May 2018

8pm

£31.65 + £2.85

Following a series of sold-out preview shows, Russell Brand is coming to a venue near you as part of his new stand-up tour of the UK and Ireland.


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Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said… @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


12 May 2018

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £15.50 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act, comedian Daliso Chaponda has announced his debut stand-up tour for 2018


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Sarah Millican – Control Enthusiast @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House


05 July 2018 - 06 July 2018

8.00pm

Tickets are priced £27.50 (Plus booking fees when booking online or over the phone)

Sarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?


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Jason Manford - Muddle Class @ Sunderland Empire


21 July 2018

7.30 pm

Tickets £31.65 plus £2.85 transaction fee

It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.


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