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Event Calendar

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Sat 25 Sep 2021

Clinton Baptiste

Sat 25 Sep 2021

Following the massive success of his last UK tour, Clinton Baptiste, the hapless psychic from Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, is back with a brand new live show in 2021.

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Tue 28 Sep 2021

Rescheduled Date - Shagged. Married. Annoyed. With Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Tue 28 Sep 2021

For the first time ever Chris and Rosie Ramsey are bringing their smash-hit podcast live to York for one show only.

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Thu 7 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Paul Smith: Changed

Thu 7 Oct 2021

Comedian Paul Smith returns to York Barbican with his brand new live show!

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Fri 8 Oct 2021

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Fri 8 Oct 2021

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

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Wed 27 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Chris Ramsey: 20/20

Wed 27 Oct 2021

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2021.

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Thu 28 Oct 2021

Rescheduled Date - Chris Ramsey: 20/20

Thu 28 Oct 2021

Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2021.

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Thu 4 Nov 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Thu 4 Nov 2021

Jimmy will be talking about terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.

Sat 6 Nov 2021

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Sat 6 Nov 2021

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

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12 - 14 Nov 2021

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

12 - 14 Nov 2021

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show

Thu 9 Dec 2021

Katherine Ryan: Missus

Thu 9 Dec 2021

Katherine Ryan makes a hugely welcome return to the stage with her brand-new live show, Missus.

Fri 10 Dec 2021

Laugh Out Loud Comedy

Fri 10 Dec 2021

Bringing the best live stand-up to York, featuring comedians from shows such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more.

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Sun 12 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Date - Jack Dee: Off The Telly

Sun 12 Dec 2021

Join comedian Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment in his brand new stand-up tour.

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16 - 17 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Dates - Jason Manford: Like Me

16 - 17 Dec 2021

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’, mixed with ‘comic gold’.

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18 - 19 Dec 2021

Rescheduled Dates - Alan Carr: Regional Trinket

18 - 19 Dec 2021

From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm, a lot has changed since Alan’s last tour four years ago, including Alan.

Fri 7 Jan 2022

Roy Chubby Brown

Fri 7 Jan 2022

The legendary Chubby Brown may not be everyone’s cup of tea but a lot of people like tea.

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14 - 15 Jan 2022

Rescheduled Dates - Alan Carr: Regional Trinket

14 - 15 Jan 2022

From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm,a lot has changed since Alan’s last tour four years ago, including Alan.

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27 - 28 Jan 2022

Rescheduled Dates - Rob Beckett: Wallop!

27 - 28 Jan 2022

The Rob Beckett 2020 tour has been postponed, please click for more information.

Sun 6 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs & Laughter

Sun 6 Feb 2022

Featuring a sensational live band, 'A Night of Songs & Laughter' tells Rob's personal musical journey from South Wales to Hollywood and back.

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Sat 12 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Fascinating Aïda

Sat 12 Feb 2022

They’re back at last! Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman are heading on tour in 2022.

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Wed 23 Feb 2022

Rescheduled Date - Friends! The Musical Parody

Wed 23 Feb 2022

Friends! The Musical Parody is a hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show.

Thu 24 Feb 2022

Jimeoin: Turn It Up!

Thu 24 Feb 2022

A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from the Irishman internationally celebrated as one of live stand-up’s true masters.

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1 & 3 Apr 2022

Joe Lycett: More, More, More! How Do You Lycett? How Do You Lycett?

1 & 3 Apr 2022

Join Joe Lycett (the artist formerly known as Hugo Boss) doing what he does best: talking at a room of people in a queer and comedic fashion.

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Fri 22 Apr 2022

Rescheduled Date - Joel Dommett: Unapologetic (If That's Okay?)

Fri 22 Apr 2022

Join Joel as he brings you bang up to date on his life since his last live show!

Thu 12 May 2022

Jason Manford: Like Me

Thu 12 May 2022

‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’, mixed with ‘comic gold’.

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Fri 13 May 2022

Rescheduled Date - Sandi Toksvig Live! Next Slide Please...

Fri 13 May 2022

Following the sell-out tour of National Trevor, the comedian, broadcaster, and all-round good egg returns with her brand-new show, Next Slide Please...

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26 - 28 May 2022

Rescheduled Date - Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynics Mixtape

26 - 28 May 2022

Romesh Ranganathan returns to York Barbican with his most brutally honest show yet, The Cynics Mixtape.

Fri 3 Jun 2022

Count Arthur Strong

Fri 3 Jun 2022

Catch comedy legend Count Arthur Strong as he returns to York with his twentieth-anniversary stand-up tour.

Fri 17 Jun 2022

Henning Wehn: It'll All Come Out In The Wash

Fri 17 Jun 2022

Watch German comedy ambassador Henning Wehn give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical.