We are delighted to announce that Southport Comedy Festival 2020 will definitely take place. All shows will be staged in a made to measure marquee in Southport’s famous Victoria Park. We will make Southport Comedy Festival as COVID safe as we can and comply with all the requirements that are current at the time of the Festival.

Please read our COVID-19 page carefully, particularly the section regarding the purchase of tickets. To allow us to ensure social distancing between groups you must only buy tickets for your own household or Support Bubble.

Buy with confidence. In the event of the cancellation of any of our shows due to changes in local or national COVID control restrictions, customers will be notified as soon as possible and ticket prices will be refunded in accordance with the terms and conditions of sale available on the Skiddle site.

Please note that in order to allow for adequate spacing for Social Distancing we can only sell tickets in multiples of 2 up to a maximum of 6 per transaction.

We have created a special page with information about how we plan to run the shows and about specific measures and controls we plan to have in place during the Festival (click here). If circumstances change we may have to amend our plans but we will do our utmost to ensure that any impact on the shows will be kept to the minimum possible.

Tickets for Southport Comedy Festival shows are available from Skiddle via this website 24 hours a day.

The reselling of tickets is strictly forbidden under any circumstances. Only tickets sold through the official channel will be honoured on the night.

Tickets are instant delivery either by email or via the Skiddle App. There is a booking fee applied to all tickets purchased online. Please read our Terms and Conditions (click here) for Accessibility information and general terms of sale before buying tickets. Where a show is shown as “Limited Tickets” this means it is nearly sold out and it is your last chance to buy. Most “Sold Out” shows have a waiting list for returns but these are few and far between. Please don’t miss out on the shows you want to see.

Thursday 8th October

Andy Parsons

Healing The Nation

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 14+

Star of Mock The Week, multi award-winning comedian Andy Parsons brings the latest,new version of his show to The 10th annual Southport Comedy Festival.

Friday 9th October

Ed Byrne & Hal Cruttenden

Best of the Fest

Tickets £16.50
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 16+

Multi award winning comedians and stars of TV and radio Ed Byrne and Hal Cruttenden come together for one fantastic night of comedy.

As seen on Mock The Week, Live at The Apollo, Have I Got News For You.

 

Saturday 10th October

Best of the Fest featuring

Jason Manford

With support from

Tez Ilyas and Rachel Fairburn

Tickets £16.50
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 16+

Join Superstar comedian Jason Manford as he headlines a fantastic night of comedy featuring Rachel Fairburn, co-host and co-writer of the worldwide smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla. and Tez Ilyas, star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three). Hosted by Brendan Riley.

 

Sunday 11th October

Carl Hutchinson

Is Allowed to Play Out

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 14+

Just like everyone one else Carl has been shelved for the last five months.
He is now delighted to play the festival for the very first time and offer a night of stand-up comedy, socially distanced, under a tent, in a mask that’s been sanitised, or whatever the rules are this week.
Join Carl as he does what he does best in a celebration of comedy returning to Southport!

As seen on Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show.

 

Monday 12th October

Stand Up for the NHS

Ivan Brackenbury
supported by
Steve Royle & Jamie Sutherland

Tickets – Available 10am Friday18/9
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 16+

This is a Southport Comedy Festival Special saying a massive THANK YOU to NHS Staff and Care Home workers.
Kindly sponsored by

This is a free show exclusively for NHS workers and Care Home staff. It is our way of saying a massive Thank-You for the last few months. We have limited capacity, so you must book your tickets in advance. Tickets are free for you and one guest. We will need to see your NHS pass or Care Home staff ID on the night. We regret that ticket holders may not be admitted on the night without this.

Tuesday 13th October

Tom Stade

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 18+

30 years on the comedy frontline and this Canadian legend remains as engaging,
innovative and hilarious as ever.  

As seen on Ch4’s Comedy Gala, BBC One’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, The John Bishop Show and Live at the Apollo.

 

Wednesday 14th October

Russell Kane

Tickets £19
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 14+

Multi award winning comedian and star of TV and BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius, Russell Kane returns to the Southport Comedy Festival.

 

Thursday 15th October

Paul Sinha

Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 18+

Festival favourite,comedian and star of The Chase, Paul Sinha returns with a bigger, longer and more ambitious version of his 2019 Southport show. There will be surprises.

Please come, laugh and embrace life.

Sponsored by

Friday 16th October

Paul Zerdin

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 14+

Winner of America’s Got Talent, Comedian and Ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family will perform a one off special at this year’s Southport Comedy Festival

As seen on Comedy Central’s The World Stands Up, Michael McIntyres Big Christmas Show, ITV1’s Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford, The Royal Variety Performance

 

 

Saturday 17th October

Rich Hall

Tickets £16.50
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 14+

Award winning American comedian and star of TV and radio Rich Hall returns to the 10th annual Southport Comedy Festival.

Sunday 18th October

Reginald D Hunter & Jo Caulfield

Best of the Fest

Tickets £15
Doors 7pm
Show 8pm

Age Restriction 16+

Join two of the comedy industry’s most celebrated comedians Reginald D Hunter and Jo Caulfield as they come together for one fantastic night of comedy as part of this year’s 10th annual Southport Comedy Festival.   
As seen on Have I Got News For You and Live at the Apollo