Cambridge Comedy Festival

Throught out July the Cambridge Comedy Festival is back at Cambridge Junction.See below for all the Comedian come to Cambridge for there warm up shows ready for Edinburgh Fringe Festival

 

 

 


Daniel Simonson: Stranger

Tuesday 16th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Tony Law

Venue: Bar Nusha

As part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival – a warm up for Edinburgh – Daniel Simonson brings his Stranger to the Junction. Last year, Simonson won the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer for his debut show. Join this off-beat Norwegian for his hotly tipped follow up show.

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Tony Law: Nonsense Overdrive

Tuesday 16th July 9pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Daniel Simonson

Venue: Bar Nusha

Tonight the Junction plays host to the multi award winning Tony Law. Following a sell-out 40-date tour in the spring and appearances on Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, Law brings his absurd, powerful (and meaningful) oddness to Cambridge in Nonsense Overdrive. Tony Law appears at the Junction this summer as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival.

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Pat Cahill: Start

Wednesday 17th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Ben Norris

Venue: Bar Nusha

Chortle Best Newcomer 2012, Pat Cahill, takes to the stage in Cambridge tonight with his ‘wonderfully weird’ sense of wit (as described in the Guardian). Cahill’s performance brings with it gags, tunes, turns and bits all mixed with who knows what. Get down to the Junction tonight to see this up and coming comedian as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival.

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Ben Norris: Mr Ambiguousness

Wednesday 17th July 9pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Pat Cahill

Venue: Bar Nusha

The Cambridge Comedy Festival takes over the Junction this July and brings with it Ben Norris. Some may recognise Norris from his appearances on Mock the Week or from his successful shows at previous Fringe festivals. Celebrating 20 years in the business, 2013 see Norris return to the Fringe with Mr Ambiguousness. Highly praised by fellow comedians and fans alike, Norris provides a superb show that brings something slightly different with every performance.

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Dick Biscuit: Private Eye 2

Thursday 18th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Sanderson/Evans

Venue: J3

Ever wanted to see a show about a Kurt Russell obsessed detective who solves crimes by talking to his partner (his own brain)? Of course you have. Rich and Andy present Dick Biscuit, a one man double act. Using drawings potentially created by a six year old, Dick and his trusty brain, show you how to become a Private Eye (of debatable skill). As part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival, this is a bizarre show that’s one of a kind. 

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

David Trent: This is all I have

Thursday 18th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Andrew Maxwell

Venue: J2

Having been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Award in 2012 and for Best Breakthrough Artist at the Chortle Awards the following year, David Trent brings his brilliant comedic skills to Cambridge as part of the pre-Edinburgh Festival warm up shows. Using a computer and projector to portray his blend of comedy, get down to the Junction tonight to see what Trent has up his sleeve. 

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans: Joy and Wonder

Thursday 18th July 9pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Dick Biscuit

Venue: J3

Founding The Sunday Assembly earlier this year, Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans bring their foot stomping, atheist church show to the Junction en route to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Joy and Wonder is a show celebrating life with an added dose of comedy for good measure. Featuring sing-alongs, readings and hilarious talks about their godless goings-on, get down to the Junction to see a comedy show with a difference. (Jones and Evans also hold the Guinness World Record for the longest hug.)

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Andrew Maxwell: Banana Kingdom

Thursday 18th July 9pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with David Trent

Venue: J2

As part of the pre-Edinburgh warm up shows, Andrew Maxwell unleashes his Banana Kingdom on Cambridge. Appearing on shows such as One Night Stand for Dave, Conspiracy Road Trip and 8 Out of 10 Cats, join Maxwell live and hilarious at the Junction. Delivering current and topical affairs with his twist of razor sharp wit, combined with his famous laidback style, Maxwell is one comedian not to be missed.

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Ivo Graham: Binoculars

Friday 19th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Ed Byrne

Venue: J2

So You Think You’re Funny winner and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee, Ivo Graham brings his brilliant Binoculars to the Junction. Tonight’s event is part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival, the warm up to the Edinburgh Fringe festival. Get down to the Junction tonight to see this exciting newcomer. 

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Flange Krammer

Friday 19th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Simon Munnery

Venue: J3

As part of the pre-Edinburgh Festival warm up shows, Flange Krammer rocks up at the Junction for the Cambridge Comedy Festival. Flange Krammer is not what you’d expect from a comedian – an international skiing sensation and world class ladies man – who knows what he’ll bring to Cambridge. This wonderfully odd character is brought to you by Neil Dagley. 

www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com 

 

Ed Byrne – SOLD OUT

Friday 19th July 9pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Ivo Graham

Venue: J2

A regular on comedy panel shows such as Mock the Week, everyone’s favourite, angry Irishman comes to Cambridge as part of the Comedy Festival. Join Byrne at the Junction tonight as he shares his new material prior to the Edinburgh Festival. See how Byrne tackles middle age and all the new adventures it brings. 

 

Simon Munnery: Fylm

Friday 19th July 9pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Flange Krammer

Venue: J3

Having appeared on shows such as BBC2’s Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, The Culture Show, The Alternative Comedy Experience and Radio 4’s News Quiz, Simon Munnery now brings his comedy show to the Cambridge Comedy Festival. With a whole host of awards under his belt, Munnery presents a show that explores the void between dead film and live theatre. Packed full of imaginative, daring comedy and live sketches, get down to the Junction tonight for a night of brilliant comedy.

 

Big HowardLittle Howard

Saturday 20th July 2pm

Tickets: £10 adults, £5 kids

Venue: J2

Big HowardLittle Howard is an interactive, animated family comedy show from the creators of CBBC’s Little Howard’s Big Question. Little Howard must work to save his big friend as a government inspector is sent to find out if Little Howard is the only funny one in the double-act. Join Little Howard on an adventure of magic, monkeys and a machine that turns people’s dads into cartoons…and a large frying pan.

 

Glenn Wool: This Road has Tolls

Saturday 20th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Jeff Innocent

Venue: J2

Glenn Wool comes to the Junction as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival, a series of warm up shows for the Edinburgh Festival. Wool shares his adventures of life on the road as he confesses that unlike travelling as a twenty-something, his late 30s brings a new series of encounters. As he says, this road has tolls. 

 

Marlon Davis

Saturday 20th July 7.30pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Seann Walsh

Venue: J3

Since winning FHM Stand Up Hero in 2009, Marlon Davis has supported the likes of Michael McIntyre, Alan Carr and Kevin Bridges on tour. Join the hugely funny comic in the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2012 show. Tonight’s show, a warm up to the Edinburgh Festival, shares Davis’ hilarious take of life in urban Britain. 

 

Seann Walsh

Saturday 20th July 9pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £17 with Marlon Davis

Venue: J3

A regular on comedy shows such as Mock the Week and The Last Leg, the tousle-haired Seann Walsh brings his brilliant blend of comedy to the Junction as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival.  Get down to the Junction tonight to see the sharp witted maestro of self-deprecating silliness live.

 

The Amazing Bubbleman

Sunday 21st July 1pm & 3pm

Tickets: £10 adults, £5 kids

Venue: J2

There’s something magical and beautiful about bubbles and this month sees Louis Pearl bring his amazing bubble show to Cambridge as part of the pre-Edinburgh warm up shows. Having performed for nearly 30 years and to audiences across the world, including royalty and celebrities, Pearl presents an exciting, artistic show. This performance mixes comedy, tricks and audience participation to create a slightly unusual but dynamic show. 

 

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Sunday 21st July 5pm

Tickets: £10 adults, £5 kids

Venue: J2

Comedy Club 4 Kids has been running for almost a decade featuring some of the best comedians on the circuit (but with family-friendly material!) This show is aimed at kids aged 8-11 (but smaller and bigger are also welcome). Today’s show sees Marton Mor, the big friendly giant as your host with Mitch Benn, Men in Coats and many, many more.

 

Jarred Christmas: SNAFU

Sunday 21st July 7.30pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £19 with Rory McGrath

Venue: J2

With a recognisable face and a memorable name, Jarred Christmas comes to Cambridge bringing with him his mischievous comedy and tales of his adventures as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival. A regular on TV shows such as Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Argumental, Christmas has also performed as Madonna on Let’s Dance for Comic Relief - as you do.

 

Rory McGrath and Philip Pope: Bridge Over Troubled Lager

Sunday 21st July 9pm

Tickets: £10.50 or £19 with Jarred Christmas

Venue: J2

Bringing together music and comedy, Rory McGrath and Philip Pope present Bridge Over Troubled Lager. Tonight’s performance sees a collection of songs featuring a mixture of wit, elegance and general silliness and filth. Bridge Over Troubled Lager stops off in Cambridge on its way to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

 

 

Neil Delamere: Smartbomb

Sunday 21st July 9pm

Tickets: £8.50 or £13 with Charlie Baker

Venue: J3

A regular and popular face at the Edinburgh Festival since 2004, Neil Delamere is back doing what he does best – making people laugh. With a natural talent for storytelling, Delamere regularly receives top reviews. A household name in his native Ireland and a familiar face on RTÉ, get down to the Junction tonight for an hilarious night of comedy.

 

 
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