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Comedy

Tom Taylor, Sitting Room Comedy promoter and winner of the 2015 Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year final in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Great Yorkshire Fringe competition winner Tom Taylor re-launches Sitting Room Comedy night at Monkbar Hotel in York

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Tom Stade

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Tom Stade, The White Rose Rotunda, York, August 1

The cast for The Room: The Musical

Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Room: The Musical, Theatre, The Tea Pot, York, July 31

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Glenn Wool: Creator, I Am But A Pawn, The Turn Pot, York, August 2

Paul Merton at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York last Friday. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Paul Merton's Impro Chums, White Rose Rotunda, York, July 31

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Morgan and West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-Ups!), The Turn Pot, York, August 2

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Kagools, White Rose Rotunda, York, August 1

Great Yorkshire Fringe: Tony Jameson, Is This What I’ve Become? The Tea Pot, Parliament Street, York

Paul Foot in The Turn Pot at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Paul Foot, The Turn Pot, Parliament Street, York, July 31

When you begin the gin: The Thinking Drinkers' Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Thinking Drinkers’ Guide To The Legends Of Liquor, The Turn Pot, Parliament Street, York

Japanese techno kings Siro-A at Clifford's Tower, during their three-day visit to the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: The Great Yorkshire Fringe: Siro-A, White Rose Rotunda, Parliament Street, York

Down the rabbit hole with Tony Law

Down the rabbit hole with Tony Law

Joby Mageean

York's Burning Duck Comedy Club joins the Free Fringe line-up for three shows at Great Yorkshire Fringe

Bubbling up: The Amazing Bubble Man in The Turn Pot at the Great Yorkshire Fringe. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Amazing Bubble Man, The Turn Pot, Tykes Green, Parliament Street, York

Tony Jameson

Great Yorkshire Fringe adds extra shows for Hunter, Wehn, Law and Jameson to meet demand

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Miles Allen with some of his props from One Man Breaking Bad

REVIEW: One Mad Breaking Bad

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Henning Wehn, the German Comedy Ambassador to the UK, is adding a third show at the Great Yorkshire Fringe. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Great Yorkshire Fringe boosted by bumper first weekend and Lord Mayor's support

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Great Yorkshire Fringe variety troupe Slightly Fat Features with the Lord Mayor of York, Cllr Sonia Crisp, at Monday's performance. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Slightly Fat Features in Variety Soup, The Turn Pot, St Sampson's Square, York

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Miles Allen in a scene from One Man Breaking Bad at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Just A Quickie with...Miles Allen, the one man in One Man Breaking Bad at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York

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Three of the 90 competitors in the Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year heats in York: from left, Charlene Murray, Lawrence Cook and Tom Sleeman. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Ninety acts compete for the Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year 2015 title at York festival

Tim Brooke-Taylor

Who will join Tim Brooke-Taylor and Mark Addy in re-enacting The Four Yorkshireman sketch on Yorkshire Day in York?

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Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, pulls his first pint at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Al Murray, The Pub Landlord's Summer Saloon, White Rose Rotunda, Parliament Street,York, last Friday

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The cast of Stick Man - Live On Stage, Nancy Landry Trotter, Oliver Grant and Alex Tosh, in the White Rose Rotunda at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York. Picture: David Mackie

Great Yorkshire Fringe: Scamp Theatre's award-wiining stage version of Julia Donaldson's Stick Man plays throughout York festival

Thinking Drinkers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Thinking Drinkers Ben and Tom say Drink Less, Drink Better while giving out free drinks at Great Yorkshire Fringe show

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Al Murray, The Pub Landlord welcomes you to his pop-up gaff

A word with the Guvnor

Great Yorkshire Fringe festival director and founder Martin Witts. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

From Theatre Royal carpenter to festival founder: Martin Witts launches the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York

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The York Arts Barge team

Arts Barge swings into action at the Great Yorkshire Fringe on Sunday

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Mark Addy as Hercules. Picture: PA Photo/BBC/Ray Burmiston

Mark Addy in conversation on Yorkshire Day podcast at Great Yorkshire Fringe

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Velma Von Bon Bon

Moulin Rouge makes way for York's very own Moulin Ouse cabaret and burlesque nights at Great Yorkshire Fringe

Matt Tedford as Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho. Picture: Mihaela Bodlovic

Margaret Thatcher as you have never seen before - in drag at the Great Yorkshire Fringe

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Say Owt Slam co-host and York performance poet Henry Raby

Say Owt Slam prepares for battle of words final at Great Yorkshire Fringe

Al Murray, The Pub Landlord launches the Great Yorkshire Fringe

The Great Yorkshire Fringe rolls out the green carpet for 120 shows in Parliament Street

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The York cast of The Room: The Musical

York company Two Spoons Productions turn "worst movie ever" into all-singing, some-dancing musical parody

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Paul Chowdhry enters PC's World

Comedian Paul Chowdhry takes political correctness to the cleaners in York

Alan Carr

Review: Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap!, York Barbican, July 11

Will Franken

What's up, Woodsduck? Line-up confirmed for Burning Duck Comedy Club festival

Burning Duck Comedy Club announces acts for first Woodsduck festival in York

Yap chap Alan Carr

Yap, yap, yapping Alan Carr will be all chat,chat,chat at York Barbican

Stewart Lee

Review: Two Rooms With A Stew

Comedian Dave Johns

Alternative comedy circuit stalwart Dave Johns tops Burning Duck bill in York

Reginald D. Hunter

Great Yorkshire Fringe rolls out the green carpet for 100 shows in ten days in York

Cornish comedian Daniel Triscott, now living in York

The Duke’s Comedy Night launch at Duke of York pub in King’s Square on June 4

Roy “Chubby” Brown, York Barbican, December 11

Roy “Chubby” Brown, York Barbican, December 11

Will Seaward, who will bring ghosts...

Burning Duck Comedy Club presents Student Comedian of the Year competition

Robin Ince

Review: Robin Ince, The (Almost ) Farewell Show, The Duchess, York, May 26

Reginald D Hunter

Review: Reginald D. Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much As Such, York Barbican, Saturday, May 9

Australian comedian Bec Hill

Bec Hill, Burning Duck Comedy Comedy Club, Black Swan Inn, York, May 12

Paul Merton with impro chums Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Mike McShane and Suki Webster

Review: Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Grand Opera House

The many fighting faces of Dave Spikey

Dave Spikey, Grand Opera House, York, May 7

Paul Merton

Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Grand Opera House, York, May 1; Leeds City Varieties, June 9

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