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Comedy

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

Steve Bugeja, Julian Deane and Gareth Richards - Punchline Comedy Club, Pocklington Arts Centre, April 30

Steve Bugeja, Julian Deane and Gareth Richards - Punchline Comedy Club, Pocklington Arts Centre, April 30

Dylan Moran

Review: Dylan Moran, Off The Hook, York Barbican

Doc Brown

Hyena Lounge Comedy Club gig rescheduled

Steve Harris, The Duchess, York, April 25

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey to play York Barbican

Romesh Ranganathan and Suzi Ruffell

Romesh Ranganathan and Suzi Ruffell, Hyena Lounge Comedy Club, The Duchess, York, April 23

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey: Limboland, Scarborough Spa’s Grand Hall, November 11 and 12; Leeds First Direct Arena, May 28, 2016

Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran, Harrogate Theatre, April 23; York Barbican, April 26

Maxie Wade

Review: Stand Up and Be Social, Fossgate Social, Fossgate, York

Maxie Wade

Maxie Wade hosts new comedy night Stand Up And Be Social

Phil Kay

Phil Kay, The Burning Duck Comedy Club, The Black Swan, Peasholme Green, April 14

Patrick Kielty

Patrick Kielty, Pocklington Arts Centre, October 31

Gary Delaney

Master of one-liners Gary Delaney set to play Selby Town Hall

Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican tickets sell fast for next year’s tour

Nalika de Silva

Nalika de Silva, The Basement, City Screen, York, April 3

Pub landlord Al Murray, the FUKP candidate for South Thanet, poses, who has just been announced as the star attraction of the Great Yorkshire Fringe

Great Yorkshire Fringe in York, July 24 - August 2

Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi, Leeds City Varieties Music Hall, April 30

Paddy McGuinness

Paddy McGuinness, Grand Opera House, York, March 5, 2016

Kolade Agboke as Jesus, left, Varujan Smallwood as Jairus and Edith Kirkwood as Jairus’s daughter, Esther, in Riding Lights’ Inheritance.                                            Picture: Andrew Dyer

Inheritance, Riding Lights, on tour until April 4

Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett, Saturday Night Lounge, The Duchess, York

Al Murray announced a first headline act for inaugural York comedy festival

Al Murray to headline inaugural York comedy festival

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Platform Music & Comedy Festival, Pocklington, July 16 to 18

Blackneard;s Tea Party

John Hegley and Blackbeard’s Tea Party, York Literature Festival, Grand Opera House, March 22

Lou Sanders

Review: Burning Duck Comedy Club, The Black Swan Inn, York

Gary Delaney, Selby Town Hall, April 18

Gary Delaney, Selby Town Hall, April 18

Count Arthur Strong

Review: Count Arthur Strong, Someone Up There Licks Me. York Barbican

Count Arthur Strong.   Picture: Phil Fisk for the BBC

Count Arthur Strong, York Barbican, Saturday, March 7

Lou Sanders

The Burning Duck Comedy Club presents Lou Sanders, Black Swan Inn, York, March 10

Josie Long

Review: Josie Long, Cara Josephine, The Duchess, York

Lucy Beaumont

Lucy Beaumont, We Can Twerk It Out, Harrogate Theatre Studio, March 4

The Line Kings, Pocklington Arts Centre, February 28

The Line Kings, Pocklington Arts Centre, February 28

Alan Davies

Alan Davies, Grand Opera House, November 4

Peter Macqueen in Old Herbaceous

Old Herbaceous, Terrington Village Hall, March 7

Josie Long. Picture: Giles Smith

Josie Long, Hyena Lounge Comedy Club at The Duchess, York, February 27

John Cooper Clarke

Review: John Cooper Clarke, Fibbers, York

Milton Jones. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Review: Milton Jones And The Temple Of Daft, York Barbican

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