Join us for a fantastic night of live comedy, featuring some of the brightest and best comics in the country. Enjoy hours of laughter with these incredible acts :

Ian Whitcombe (MC)

Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, Taskmaster and Britain’s Got Talent are just a few of the programmes Ian’ has never appeared on. The list is literally endless!

Groan-inducing puns, sparkling one-liners and stories about where doctors like to put their fingers mean that this act is a must-see.

Ian’s one-liners are well thought out, clever and genuinely laugh out loud’ – Oli Clarke, Toolmakers Comedy Club

Ian has a natural & likeable stage presence with good pacing and nice jokes’ – Greg Phillips – Laffa Cake Comedy

Ashley Frieze (Headliner)

With his charming, daft, and warm brand of music-infused stand-up comedy, this guitar-toting funny man has been entertaining audiences across the UK for over 20 years. His original songs, with well-crafted lyrics and catchy tunes, span many genres from Jazz to Coldplay.

Ashley has something for most audiences. Intelligent, geeky, silly, and occasionally naughty, he’s playful but never rude!

He regularly appears at comedy clubs all over the country as a headliner and is the resident MC of his own comedy night. His YouTube channel contains original songs, parodies and other strange goings on.

He’s a sharp, MC, and a powerhouse featured act appearing at theatres, comedy clubs, many many pub function rooms, festival stages, and even a moving bus! His solo Edinburgh Shows, The Seven Deadly Sings, and Discograffiti led to the release of his albums on all good streaming platforms (and many bad ones).
A musical theatre lover, Ashley’s appeared in local productions of The Producers, My Fair Lady, A Little Night Music and Guys and Dolls. He also co-wrote and starred in The Musical!, Edinburgh Fringe 2004.

As a writer, he’s edited and written books about performing at the Edinburgh Fringe, including How to Produce, Perform and Write an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show and the COVID-19 special edition – How to Write, Perform and Produce a Cancelled Edinburgh Fringe Show : Quick Guide: Complete guide on how to not write, perform and produce a show at the Edinburgh Fringe. He’s also worked as an editor on the Professor Howe novel series.

Alfie Darlin

Alfie is a new comedian, still cutting his teeth on the comedy circuit, but is still making waves with his brilliant, relatable and above all, funny material.

Dan Lythe

Runner up, best new act, Midlands Comedy Awards 2022. Didn’t win. Not bitter. Dan Lythe has performed for us numerous times in various locations, consistently delivering an outstanding set with remarkable expertise and self-assurance. His performances instill unwavering trust in the audience, setting the stage for an exceptional show. Dan is an incredibly dependable and trustworthy performer, ensuring a flawless experience every single time.

“A stonkingly good performance”

“Lythe never puts a foot wrong”

“Structure, writing, accessibility and delivery, all absolutely spot on” – Notts Comedy Review

Katie Brown

Katie Brown is a larger than life character who doesn’t shy away from tackling the real issues, like health, dieting and where not to get wedged on days out.

Join her as she laughs her way through her midlife crisis in the hope of making it out alive!

“A complete professional with well-crafted jokes and immense likeability.” Late Stage Comedy
“You rock” – Alex Leam
“Katie is an incredibly likeable and funny person. she brightens up any bill.” – George Coppen (from the films and stuff)
“Great energy a hilariously personable stage presence & a lot of fun to watch” – Laffa Cake Comedy

Eppie Brilliant

Bio Trans woman musical comedian combining traditional folk music with surreal, silly and thought-provoking themes. Rooted in the folk traditions of Northeast England, multi-instrumentalist Eppie creates unique compositions drawing on her life experiences in the LGBTQ+ community, the challenges of living with ADHD and a working-class upbringing.. Eppie’s performances are designed to uplift and provide the audience with an escape from daily tribulations. Clean, with adult themes, Eppie engages audiences directly, inviting them to be part of the show, taking ideas suggested from the audience and crafting jokes in real time. Quotes Eppie Brilliant Brilliant opened well and continued the good work from there, all of the way through her set. The songs were short and punchy, her audience work solid and I don’t believe she put a foot wrong. The audience requests were handled superbly. This was a light-hearted and fun performance that no one could dislike.

‘Eppie takes you on a hilariously musical journey through the decades with their fantastic guitar technique and energetic, characterful performance of well-known hits with creative twists. A fun and fresh exploration of the defining songs of our era, Eppie gives our familiar favourites a new lease of life with a welcome North East punch!’ – ARC Theatre

‘Truly original and hilarious. Eppie has a fantastic knack for connecting with audiences from all walks of life’ – Felt Nowt

Hazel Donovan

Hailing from Bury St Edmunds, Hazel started gigging in 2022, Her style of comedy will take you on a journey of misadventure, misfortune, misunderstandings and being an observational take on life. It’s nice to know that she’s the last person the audience see right before going into therapy.

Hazel is the current undisputed champion holder of the Chucklmania Gong Belt 2023. ?

Josh Watmore

Josh Watmore is a comedian from East Anglia, he won the Victoria comedy cup on his 6th gig, was runner up at comedy hotspot’s Suffolk n’ funny, has beat the blackout at the famous up the creek comedy club, Bath new comedian of the year 2023 finalist and currently competing in the Leicester square theatre new comedian of the year competition. Josh shares stories of his past growing up on a council estate and into his present of being a father and marrying into a middle class family and learning to adapt and how much he hates it.

“Josh watmore has been gigging for 3 months and has a handful of shows under his belt. For someone so early in his career to do so well, it is clear he has a future in comedy” Jim howarth

“commands the stage with a relaxed confidence” John mann

“Josh paints a picture of his upbringing nicely and leaves you laughing” Louie Green


Oct 04 2023


19:30 - 22:30








Ian Whitcombe Comedy
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