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Leicester Comedy Festival

Leicester Comedy Festival

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Leicester Comedy Festival

Welcome to Leicester Comedy Festival!

Touted as "one of the best comedy festivals in the world" by The Guardian, Leicester Comedy festival has a long tradition of bringing some of the country’s biggest TV names along with the most innovative emerging comedy talent to Leicester.

The 2020 programme is now live and details for all 800+ shows in 90+ venues are listed on their website. They look forward to welcoming you, and all the acts, to the festival from 5-23 February.

Headline acts for 2020 include Jo Brand, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, Shappi Khorsandi, Fascinating Aida, Paul Sinha, Josie Long, Jason Byrne, Tony Slattery, Angela Barnes, Griff Rhys Jones, Andy Parsons, John Shuttleworth, Dane Baptiste, Rhod Gilbert, Mark Steel, Flo & Joan, Arthur Smith and Reg D Hunter. 

But there is so much more to enjoy, visit their website, or grab a festival brochure and plan your festival visit!

Leicester Comedy Festival is produced by registered charity Big Difference Company 

 

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Visitor Details

Key Information

Various locations across the City, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1AA

Tel: +44 (0)116 4566812

Opening Times

Leicester Comedy Festival: (5 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020)

* See Leicester Comedy Festival website for individual show times.

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