Derby Comedy Festival is here!!!

Fri 3 Jul 2015

Derby Comedy Festival is here!

Derby Comedy Festival launches tonight with Jonny Awsum & Friends as the first act of the festival. Jonny Awsum & Friends will be perfoming tonight at the Guildhall Theatre.

Following Jonny Awsum & Friends there will be a further 26 fantastic comedy acts from 3-12 Jul!

Our Comedy Festival will feature many comedy genres including : stand-up, improvisation, children’s comedy and theatre and will appeal to a wide range of audiences.
The festival will take place at a host of venues in the city including Derby Arena, Bar 1,
Déda, Derby Theatre, Guildhall Theatre and QUAD.

Headlining the festival is Jimmy Carr!

Jimmy Carr will be performing at the NEW Derby Arena on 10 Jul with his hit show Funny Business. With over double the number of tickets sold over previous years the show is not to be missed!

Councillor Martin Rawson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Communities and City Centre Regeneration said:

“It is absolutely fantastic that in only its second year the Derby Comedy Festival is going from strength to strength. The new Derby Arena is a brilliant venue, the demand for the Jimmy Carr show once again highlights the benefits of investing in Derby and putting the City on the map.”

There are still some tickets available so grab them fast! You can buy online at or ring the Box Office on 01332 255800

 Some other acts that will be performing are :
Vikki Stone

Sameena Zehra

Morgan and West

Call Me Merman

Lewis Schaffer Is Free Until Famous (a FREE performance)

The Thinking Drinkers Guide

… and more!!! Please visit for more info and details!