Witness the crazy comedy events in Bristol at the venues near you to laugh till your belly hurts. You cannot miss the chance to witness the popular names of the comedy scene. There are improv workshops, comedy class and comedy shows in Bristol too where you can try your hands out.
Lighten yourself and laugh it out at a comedy event near you in Bristol.
Whether you are scouting for open-mic or stand-up comedy, Bristol comedy scene is sure to leave you wanting for more as you clench your stomach and cheeks owing to uncontrollable and non-stop laughter. With a host of comedy clubs and theatres, you are free to take your pick and head out for a super fun evening. Smoke and Mirrors hosts comedy specials on alternate days with Comedy & Magic shows every weekend, Stand-up comedy every Monday and The One Man Comedy & Magic Show with Mark Bennett every Thursday. The Lazy Dog hosts a weekly comedy showcase called “How Lazy is he?” every Thursday bringing in some of the best comedians from around the UK. The Bristol Fringe, a live music and entertainment bar hosts Open Mic nights on Mondays and Tuesdays. MARVELus at the Bristol Improv Theatre is a smash hit, sell out, a sketch show that brings out a decade of the Marvel Cinema into an action-packed hour of comedy in Bristol. Other upcoming comedy shows Bristol has in store for you are Polish stand-up by Wojtek Pięta & Damian Skóra at The Ship Inn, Quipped Comedy at The Prince Street Social, Stand-up comedy night at Red Lion Comedy Staple Hill and Larry Dean at 1532 Performing Arts Centre, MHT Tour and Jess Robinson at Redgrave Theatre.
Riproar Comedy Club, the best Live Stand-Up Comedy Bristol has for you, showcases stand-up every Friday and Saturday Night. The Comedy Box promotes stand-up comedy in Bristol across venues such as the Hen & Chicken Studio, Tobacco Factory Theatre, Redgrave Theatre, Bristol Old Vic Theatre and 1532 Performing Arts Centre. Some big names that have graced the Comedy Box stage include Stuart Goldsmith, Richard Herring and John Robbins. Smiley Spaces is a relatively new Comedy Club in Bristol offering an evening of laughter with the best in comedy with both local as well as international talent. Regulars at Smiley’s include Sol Bernstein, Tanyalee Davis, Sally Anne Hayward, Paul Tonkinson, Andy Askins, Dave Johns, Andy White, Chris Kent and many more. Wardrobe Theatre is yet another local favourite.
Bristol Comedy Festival, also known as Bristol Comedy Garden takes place annually, lighting up the spirits of Bristol along with a bar, gourmet food, street food and more. MHT Tour at The Redgrave Theatre is UK’s premier comedy drag show, a magnificent night with dazzling costumes, endless laughter and unique characters singing and dancing all night long, starring the sensational Paul Carroll as Mrs. T and Lee Sanderson as Peggy Lee. Multi-award winning Jess Robinson returns with a brand new show, No Filter UK Tour at Hen & Chicken (Comedy Box) with more spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy, vocal gymnastics and improvised musical impressions. An interesting upcoming workshop for comedy in Bristol is the Up The Antics Theatre Workshop which is an Introduction to Sketch Comedy at The Elephant House, a 6-week course teaching the basics of sketch-writing, directing and performance all eventually culminating into a performance at the Acta Community Theatre in Bedminster. If you are in the city or about to visit, be prepared for a laughter riot at the best comedy clubs in Bristol!