Comedy & Spoken Word

Listings for all events in Comedy at all venues on all dates

Saturday 28th May

Widcombe Social Club

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

An Evening Without Victoria Wood

To bring together Victoria Wood fans in an evening of tribute and celebratory hilarity, we are staging a special staged reading of monologues and sketches, and of course, songs. Entry is free, but donations will be encouraged, with all proceeds going to www.jessiesfund.org.uk – a musical charity of which Victoria was patron. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: from £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Roger Monkhouse, Matt Richardson, Nathan Caton, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Roger Monkhouse, Matt Richardson, Nathan Caton, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

“Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity.” More info and booking...

Sunday 29th May

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 14:00

Running Dog Theatre

Wanna Dance With Somebody! Or, A Guide to Managing Social Anxiety Using Theoretical Physics

Josh is good at dancing, but not at people. On the other hand he did once read ‘A Brief History of Time’ by Stephen Hawking so he reckons he’ll probably be alright.
A new show about social anxiety, coping mechanisms, big ideas and how they impact on small things. About taking chances. And about dancing.

More info and booking...

Monday 30th May

Komedia

Price: From £6
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:30

Nutty Noah: Wear Your Pants With Pride

Join the king of fun for a very silly show for all the family. Nutty Noah, one of the region’s top children’s entertainers, will delight children and adults alike, with his mix of comedy, music and unbridled fun. Recommended Age 3+ (U16s must be accompanied by an adult) More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 concs
Start time: 18:00

Running Dog Theatre

Wanna Dance With Somebody! Or, A Guide to Managing Social Anxiety Using Theoretical Physics

Josh is good at dancing, but not at people. On the other hand he did once read ‘A Brief History of Time’ by Stephen Hawking so he reckons he’ll probably be alright.
A new show about social anxiety, coping mechanisms, big ideas and how they impact on small things. About taking chances. And about dancing.

More info and booking...

Tuesday 31st May

Komedia

Price: £6 Child, £7 Adult and £22 for a Family ticket
Start time: 11:15
Doors open: 10:30

Seska – Milkshake!

Crazier than finding a poodle in your fridge – yes it’s Seska! with the coolest comedy show – Milkshake!
Packed with magic tricks, music, laughter, happiness, sword swallowing, mind reading and lots and lots of cookies! It’s FAB! Expect the unexpected – don’t miss it!
Recommended ages: 2-8 More info and booking...

Friday 3rd June

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £8
Start time: 19:30

Angie Belcher’s Mythical Creature

“Equally at home on the stand-up circuit as in a posh tent at a literature festival, Angie (finalist Best female comedian 2015, What The Frock and best spoken word show 2015, North East Theatre Review) presents naughty stanzas and awkward stories. An accomplished comedy performer this is her second Edinburgh show. "Highly Recommended, go see her" Phil Jupitus. . Angie is supported by Odious Vex and Robert Garnham” More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £12 / £10 concs
Start time: 20:00

Pinky and Quirky

with John Christopher Wood & Kettle of Fish

A fun-packed evening of a kind you won’t have seen anything quite like before, we promise. Features Bristol’s quirkiest and funniest acappella group Kettle of Fish and stand-up comic poet John Christopher Wood - in a pink suit! Expect oddball musical virtuosity, idiosyncratic versifying, and plenty of laughs. “One word – brilliant!” More info and booking...

Saturday 4th June

Komedia

Price: From £6
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:30

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Now in it’s ninth year at Komedia, Comedy Club 4 Kids is back and better than ever. Cracking entertainment for everyone over the age of six, we have the best comedians on the UK circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits! Ages 6+ (U16s must be accompanied by an adult) More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £8 / £5 concs
Start time: 19:30

Bath University Student Theatre

Good Morning, Bill

PG Wodehouse, Directed by Monica Cox

A farce which will leave your cheeks aching from laughter. Bill is holidaying where he's met an attractive, but common young girl, Lottie. Sensing her charms are diminishing, Lottie has a fit of hysterics and Doctor Sally is called in. From then on numerous complications arise… More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00

World Premiere!

The Unravelling Wilburys

Brought to you by the people behind Sgt Pepper's Only Dart Board Band, this is the first ever live performance as The Unravelling Wilbury. Aa tribute to the greatest ever super-group, featuring not only the best Travelling Wilbury songs, but many of the finest hits of Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne
Opening the show, Martin Dimery presents extracts from his previously unperformed comedy music- revue. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Richard Morton, Jen Brister, Marlon Davis, MC: Mark Olver

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £14.50 / £12.50 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Bath Comedy @ Bath Fringe

Frank Williams - More Tea Vicar?

Dad's Army Vicar Frank Williams invites you to join him for a hilarious afternoon/evening of TV nostalgia. David Croft and Jimmy Perry chose Frank to create the role of the wonderfully eccentric vicar who was always slightly tetchy as he tried to come to terms with the elderly platoon's invasion of his beloved church hall. Join Frank as he celebrates a lifetime on Stage, TV, Film and the legendary BBCTV series. More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £6; £5 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:45

Lucy Harrington in

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Get ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime direct to the epicentre of awesome, in this outlandish, riotous, improvised, character show. If you think you don’t want that, trust Deirdre when she tells you ‘you sure as hell need it’. The louder you scream the faster we go. More info and booking...

Sunday 5th June

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Monday 6th June

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £8 / £5 concs
Start time: 19:30

Bath University Student Theatre

Good Morning, Bill

PG Wodehouse, Directed by Monica Cox

A farce which will leave your cheeks aching from laughter. Bill is holidaying where he's met an attractive, but common young girl, Lottie. Sensing her charms are diminishing, Lottie has a fit of hysterics and Doctor Sally is called in. From then on numerous complications arise… More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Tuesday 7th June

Friends Meeting House

Price: £8
Start time: 17:30
Doors open: 17:00

By Olly Fry

I, Hooky

a 1hr show.

I HOOKY, an hour long two men Frantic and darkly comic quest between Olly Fry and the maniacal mad creation of J.M. Barrie's. Captain James Hook.
Our mission, to remember the point where we leave behind childhood forever.
Contains strong language, awfully acted death scenes and a disgustingly cute ending.

Extra info: Does contain strong language.

More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Wednesday 8th June

Friends Meeting House

Price: £8
Start time: 17:30
Doors open: 17:00

By Olly Fry

I, Hooky

a 1hr show.

I HOOKY, an hour long two men Frantic and darkly comic quest between Olly Fry and the maniacal mad creation of J.M. Barrie's. Captain James Hook.
Our mission, to remember the point where we leave behind childhood forever.
Contains strong language, awfully acted death scenes and a disgustingly cute ending.

Extra info: Does contain strong language

More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £3; £5; £7
Start time: 18:00

Spontaneous Theatre Company presents

Hippocrite

with Lindsey Garwood and Nathan Keates

This two-headed hippopotamus is a playful animal that clowns around, opposing and agreeing with itself in altering moods. Hippos are beautiful, yet deadly creatures, coming from a need for self-defense, like humans. This isn't the only reason either are aggressive. Our two-headed hippo is a hypocrite. More info and booking...

Club XL - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy @ Bath Fringe

Bill Smarme & The Bizness plus Special Guests - Bill Smarme Comes Strictly Dancing

Foxtrot Tango! Foxtrot Tango!.....Bill Smarme hosts a cheeky evening of dance inspired Musical Cabaret.
A riotous fandango of hip hop, flip flop, lindy hop and new fangled tangos performed by Bill, his swinging band The Bizness and Special Guests. Watch Bill put his left leg in and shake it all about for a truly terpsichoreal experience.
Sold out last year so book early to ensure disappointment. More info and booking...

Sleight Bar

Price: £10/£7 concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 20:15

Bizarre Bath

Deceptively Simple

With Noel Britten & Richard McDougall

Join us for this celebration of 25 years of one of Bath's great comedy institutions - "Bizarre Bath". Noel Britten and award winning magician Richard McDougall take a skewed and humorous look at the world of magic and illusion. Prepare to learn the secrets of deception, laugh at them and then be fooled by them again.

Never has discovering the inner details of deception been so much fun! (Not suitable for under 16's) More info and booking...

Thursday 9th June

Burdall's Yard

Price: £3; £5; £7
Start time: 20:00

Spontaneous Theatre Company presents

Hippocrite

with Lindsey Garwood and Nathan Keates

This two-headed hippopotamus is a playful animal that clowns around, opposing and agreeing with itself in altering moods. Hippos are beautiful, yet deadly creatures, coming from a need for self-defense, like humans. This isn't the only reason either are aggressive. Our two-headed hippo is a hypocrite. More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £10/£8 concs (NUS, unwaged, Friends of the Festival)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Widcombe Nights Comedy Special

Starring: Nick Doody, Aideen McQueen, Bilal Zafar, Philip Cooper

Bath Comedy presents an evening of great stand-up comedy in Widcombe's new fantastic venue. Starring Nick Doody, Aideen McQueen, Bilal Zafar and Philip Cooper.
"All hail Nick Doody...pure comedy gold" ***** Metro More info and booking...

Friday 10th June

Rondo Theatre

Price: £14 full price £12 concession
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:00

Hambledon Productions with the kind support of The Tommy Estate and Vicky Cooper presents

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show

The Smash Hit West End Tribute Show

Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, misfiring magic, and quick-fire gags was an international star.
"JLT!" is touring nationwide after sell-out success in the West End. Featuring John Hewer giving "a perfect illusion of time travel" as the man in the fez, this is the perfect celebration of Britain's favourite comedian. More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Natural Theatre Studio

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

Modest Geniuses

Dying to Please You

We have devised this mortally funny piece of theatre exploring the comedy behind death, dying and grief. Through music, dance and physical theatre we hope to interpret the world of death and dying as gentle and ridiculous. This project is an exploration into the question: Can we laugh in the face of death? More info and booking...

Saturday 11th June

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: Free
Start time: 16:00

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club live!

The Oxymoron on line alternative comedy club, found as a group on Facebook. Emerges from cyberspace to present a live comedy show, featuring members of the club and guests.
This show will be streamed live via The Bell,Bath UK. Donation on the door
The word on the street (or, rather, the pub garden) is that there are still some slots but they're filling up fast! More info and booking...

The Museum of Bath at Work

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00

Sylvia Hunt

Dog Show

Coiffed and teased to perfection, clipped and trimmed in all the right
places Sylvia Hunt's Dog Show is a fabulous 60 minutes of canine high jinks & biscuit slobbering joy. . Humorous, hilarious and painfully poignant this show explores the complex, co-dependant relationship we share with our canine companions. "an absolute gem of a show" Theatre Bath

More info and booking...

Natural Theatre Studio

Price: £8
Start time: 20:00

Modest Geniuses

Dying to Please You

We have devised this mortally funny piece of theatre exploring the comedy behind death, dying and grief. Through music, dance and physical theatre we hope to interpret the world of death and dying as gentle and ridiculous. This project is an exploration into the question: Can we laugh in the face of death? More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: From £11
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Marcel Lucont, Luke Toulson, Milo McCabe, MC: Sally Anne Hayward

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award Winning Restaurant. And for the full Saturday Night Out Krater Comedy Club ticket holders gain FREE ENTRY, without a queue to the sell-out club night Motorcity. More info and booking...

Friday 26th May

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10 +

More info and booking...

Saturday 27th May

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10/£8
Start time: 20:00

NOS Three Presents

Blooming Out

with Bianca Bertalot and Maria de Jesus Aguiar

“Blooming Out is a funny and clever non-verbal language clown show - interpreted by two Brazilian women - that embraces the disparate and fascinating themes of the feminine universe, such as fragility, physical transformation, period, maternity, social taboos and love; all this covered in a light, comic and poetic way.”

Extra info: age 12+

More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: This week’s line–up: Nick Doody // Danny O’Brian // Damian Clark // MC. Andy Robinson

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested age limit 10+

More info and booking...

Sunday 28th May

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £7
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Mishka Shubaly

Cult favorite singer/songwriter, who has opened nationally for comedy iconoclast Doug Stanhope and is known as one of Johnny Depp's favourite artists. Gruff-voiced Mishka takes time out of touring dive bars in the USA to play dive bars in the UK... More info and booking...

Monday 29th May

No. 1 Royal Crescent - Outside

Price: Free
Start time: 14:00

Outside! NOW!! - Bath Fringe & Natural Theatre present:

Looking after No.1

Interactive Site-Specific Performance Event

Celebrating the workers that built and served the Royal Crescent.
It’s time to remember those without whom there would be no powder, clean sheets, lice free wigs, full bellies, warming coal or empty bed pans. The Natural Theatre Company and performers from around the SW have been working with Dutch company Directie & Co to produce an immersive treat that will titillate and transfix. Spot them pop up throughout the city as they make their way to the Grand Finale. More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8 / £6 / £4 BSU
Start time: 15:30
Doors open: 15:15

GoodDog BadDog Theatre Company presents

Squeezy Green's Compendium of Games

a theatrical game show

For the first time in Bath, Squeezy Green and Finney Haddock are bringing a host of idiotic games to test you. Everyone plays as they split the audience to battle through a series of challenges for silliness’ sake.
Most suitable for 3+
By theatre makers Gwendolyn Scott and Megan Brooks More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8 / £7 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Molland vs Sullivan

Freedom of Speech

Social barriers will dissipate as Rick Molland and Sully O’Sullivan go head-to-head in an epic stand-up comedy battle about freedom of speech. ‘Hard-hitting, no-holds-barred comedy.’ Edinburgh Evening News.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Wednesday 31st May

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Stephanie Laing

Mad About The Boy

Stephanie Laing’s love life has been a roller coaster ride, if roller coasters involve a lot of awkward sex, self-sabotage and therapy. Come and hear this lovable little weirdo talk about all the boys she’s done stuff with, including some proper wrong-uns.

Please note: There is no disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Thursday 1st June

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 19:20

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

by Edward Day

An ocarina, a ukulele and a thirst for revenge. Lecoq trained Edward Day battles four decades of videogame nostalgia in an explosion of Shakespeare, live music, video projection and 16-bit mayhem. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Tom Glover & Richard James

Work in Progress

Double header first outing of debut solo shows for these Devon Comedians. Tom Glover is a new father struggling to bring-up a child whilst not being willing to put the Lego down. Richard James tells how his dreams of being an explorer conflict with his main passion of staying indoors.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

More info and booking...

Friday 2nd June

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 16:00

Middle-Weight Theatre Company presents

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain

Written by Matt Roberts Directed by Tom Stabb

Within the four walls of a local pharmacy, two opinionated, strong willed and polarised members of staff witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public, they may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain? More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £14
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

The Noise Next Door- Uproar!

Witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE!
The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour – an anarchic evening of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters, and mind-blowing songs. Join the quickest wits in comedy as they transform audience suggestions into a fantastic, fresh new entertainment experience every single night. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Tony Basnett

Always Lands On His Feet

Tony Basnett is a young and exciting act, with bundles of energy and enthusiasm. He is a playful and cheeky performer with a childish outlook on anything and everything. He's reached the final of numerous competitions including Comedy Central Student of the year and Beat the Frog World Series.

Extra info: We regret there is no disabled access to this part of the building.

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 (£9 concs)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Mike Scott and David C Johnson's World Premiere

Still Doing It

Full of wit, songs, poetry and banter.
How did talented singer/songwriter Mike Scott, ex pupil of PenPole Point Secondary Modern, and David C Johnson, witty, prize-winning performance poet, ex cadet of the Nautical College Pangbourne, find themselves writing a show and sharing a stage? Their entertaining and original “Still doing it” attempts to answer this question. More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

Saturday 3rd June

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

Kingston Parade

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:50

Frenetic Fox Theatre presents

Appily Ever After

by Paul Lawless

Serenading you with original song, spoken word and just the right amount of desperation, join Paul as he questions your relationship with dating apps - exploring tech-addiction, disillusionment and how far are we prepared to go to be fulfilled.

Extra info: May contain mild swearing and sexual references (non-vulgar)

More info and booking...

Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 20:00

Croon productions present

Spaghetti

IS a Western.

Puppet Theatre Spaghetti Western. A jail break! Two gunslingers ride into town, as a Wild West frontier town made from pianos materialises before your eyes! Tumbleweed, the saloon is humming, a bank job, the bell chimes, the coffin maker is busy, the noose sways in the wind.

Extra info: Contains gun shot effects.

More info and booking...

Green Park Station

Price: Free
Start time: 20:00

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: Dan Nightingale, Alistair Barrie, Mike Gunn, MC Sally Anne Hayward

More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £15 includes supper
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Amuse Bouche present

Valerie's Birthday Party

with the Boxcats

Valerie has reached a significant age, so her Aunties have secretly planned a fabulous party … and you are all invited! Comedy troupe Amuse Bouche and Boxcats blues band present a birthday party to remember: expect a retro buffet supper, family rows and inappropriate presents. What could possibly go wrong? More info and booking...

Sunday 4th June

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:00

Dynamogene - Mr Colbuto

320 kilos de poesie brute'..(Bafflingly translates as something about poetry)
Don’t miss the irresistible and irrepressible Monsieur C, he has come all the way from Nimes in France to meet YOU, the people of Bath. More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Old Spot Theatre Co: Los Perdidos Village Band

Old Spot Theatre Company have worked the circus and street theatre circuit for years, nay decades but will bring something decidedly new to Bedlam Fair this year as part of the New Work Works Scheme
More info and booking...

Sawclose & Kingsmead Square

Price: Free
Start time: 12:30

Natural Theatre Company

Bath's very own fabulous street theatre company performing new characters as part of the New Works Work Scheme More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £10 / £8 Concs/ £5 BSU Student
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:50

Frenetic Fox Theatre presents

Appily Ever After

by Paul Lawless

Serenading you with original song, spoken word and just the right amount of desperation, join Paul as he questions your relationship with dating apps - exploring tech-addiction, disillusionment and how far are we prepared to go to be fulfilled.

Extra info: May contain mild swearing and sexual references (non-vulgar)

More info and booking...

The Bath Brewhouse

Price: £4
Start time: 19:00

Students from Bath and Cardiff reluctantly collaborate in

A Fringe Debut

Cardiff and Bath students team up to make you laugh at the Bath Fringe 2017. A mix of stand-up and sketches from the best student comedians in the South-West (because who needs Bristol or Exeter?). More info and booking...

The Mission Theatre

Price: £7 / £5 Concs
Start time: 19:00
Doors open: 18:45

Husband of the Bride

by Luke Graves

A Stand Up Comedy Show about Life, Love and Marriage. Come and watch the “Very funny” and “Immensely likeable” Luke Graves with his “Laid-back & friendly show” and if you don’t like it Luke offers a full... ‘Money Back Guarantee’! More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £9 / £7.50 Concs
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 18:30

Simon Currie's 6plus1

Musical Comedy with Virtuosic Musicians

6plus1 is a band of 7 musicians playing New Orleans Jazz, mixing in Funk, Rock and Ska with two Saxophonists doubling woodwind, two trumpets, trombone, tuba and drums. Some of the music is presented with a comic edge, next to virtuosic playing.

Extra info: Full disabled access

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The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Liam Pickford

Your Love Is A Knackered Bus Stop I Can No Longer Be Arsed To Vandalise

If Stewart Lee and Jack Dee ever had a child together then they would call Liam Pickford son. A unique brand of stand up, mixing cleverly-honed material with unpredictable audience interaction. All this, mixed with a hint of ‘whimsy’ and clever observations whilst delivered in a wonderfully unenthusiastic and grumpy style.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

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Monday 5th June

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 18:00

I Am Nincompoop Presents

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Starring Lucy Harrington

A hilarious, outlandish, character romp, guaranteed to take you on the ride of your life. Hailing from Texas-Tennessee, more magnanimous than Gandhi, sexier than chocolate, hotter than the sun, Deirdre is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is, one person at a time, starting with you. More info and booking...

The Bath Brewhouse

Price: £4
Start time: 19:00

Students from Bath and Cardiff reluctantly collaborate in

A Fringe Debut

Cardiff and Bath students team up to make you laugh at the Bath Fringe 2017. A mix of stand-up and sketches from the best student comedians in the South-West (because who needs Bristol or Exeter?). More info and booking...

Tuesday 6th June

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Wednesday 7th June

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

More info and booking...

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 20:00

I Am Nincompoop Presents

Wake Up & Deirdrealize

Starring Lucy Harrington

A hilarious, outlandish, character romp, guaranteed to take you on the ride of your life. Hailing from Texas-Tennessee, more magnanimous than Gandhi, sexier than chocolate, hotter than the sun, Deirdre is on a mission to show the world how awesome it is, one person at a time, starting with you. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Fish Pie! present

Two Parallel Columns

Fresh from their sell-out, Cambridge run of their sketch show “Laugh, Why Don't You?” (4.5*, Varsity), punchy, young comedy troupe Fish Pie! have teamed up with the best of Bath's student comedians to bring you Two Parallel Columns - two days of sketchy silliness at Bath's iconic Old Theatre Royal.

Extra info: Full disabled access

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Rondo Theatre

Price: £10 / £8 concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Restless Theatre Company presents

Network Tales After Dark

restless

Ever wondered who you are sitting next to on the train? Do overheard conversations make you ponder? As night falls, climb aboard for a madcap journey of passion, loss, and mystery as Anna and Stuart get to grips with the less romantic practicalities of love on the tracks. More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £14
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Bill Smarme & The Bizness with Dave Lemkin

The Village Hall

The Vicar of Lower Swell introduces some bizarre and frankly quite nutty locals performing in The Village Hall, They will include former cabinet minister the Rt. Hon. Dickie Daventry, who will regale us with tales from the corridors of power and be plugging his memoirs, and special guests Bill Smarme & The Bizness who will be travelling all the way from Twerton to perform their unique comedic take on a farrago of musical genres. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £5
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Lucy Thompson

Shake It Off

Lucy Thompson’s set is a laughter-packed routine mixing clever observations and stories, covering everything from everyday life to her journey as a gay female. Although still a relatively new face on the circuit Lucy has already made a lot of noise picking-up Best Breakthrough Act at The 2016 Midlands Comedy Awards.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

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Thursday 8th June

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 18:00
Doors open: 17:30

Sylvia Hunt Presents

Tease and Preen

supported by Bath Spa Live

Backcombed, behived, then set firmly in place, 1960s hairdressing apprentice Connie discovers a different side to hair and even life at a swinging party on the other side of town… With more sass than Brigitte Bardot’s barnet and a good layering of eccentric comedy, puppetry & a toy poodle, Sylvia Hunt Presents one très chic ensemble! More info and booking...

Widcombe Social Club

Price: £12/£10concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Bath Comedy presents

Scott Capurro's Gay Turnaround

Award winning US comedian, actor and writer Scott Capurro, known for his work on several UK TV programmes, including The Wright Stuff, 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Truth About Gay Animals, comes to Bath Fringe. Strap yourselves in, Bath iconoclasts!

"If you thought comics like Ricky Gervais pushed boundaries then nothing will prepare you for Scott Capurro…He is, in my opinion, the bravest and funniest comedian on the circuit" - GQ Magazine
“…the only reaction is to laugh, partly out of discomfort, partly out of the sheer audacity of it all" ***** Chortle More info and booking...

Friday 9th June

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 14:00
Doors open: 13:15

Bath University Student Theatre Presents

Tartuffe

by Molière

This hilarious translation of Molière’s Tartuffe, by BBC Radio 4’s Roger McGough brings new life to the classic French farce. Set within the 17th century aristocracy the play tells the tale of Tartuffe, a fraud posing as a priest, who feigns piety to swindle the upper classes out of their wealth. ​ More info and booking...

Sorry, this event is cancelled

Burdall's Yard

Price: £8 / £6 Concs / £4 BSU
Start time: 16:00
Doors open: 15:30

Sylvia Hunt Presents

Tease and Preen

supported by Bath Spa Live

Backcombed, behived, then set firmly in place, 1960s hairdressing apprentice Connie discovers a different side to hair and even life at a swinging party on the other side of town… With more sass than Brigitte Bardot’s barnet and a good layering of eccentric comedy, puppetry & a toy poodle, Sylvia Hunt Presents one très chic ensemble! More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: £4 / £2 Concs
Start time: 19:00

Tinned Pizza Theatre Presents An Evening Of

New Writing, Stand-Up, And Spoken Word

A student theatre company - comprised of recent graduates and some still studying - present new writing inspired by their day to day lives. Poetry, stand-up comedy, and monologues that will have you laughing, crying, and questioning all at the same time! More info and booking...

The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best. More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal - Library

Price: £8 /£7 Concs
Start time: 20:30
Doors open: 19:30

Tony Jameson

Football Manager Ruined My Life

Tony Jameson has become one of the UK's hottest comedic talents with his laid back, chatty, observational style. For the past 18 months, Tony has been touring the UK with this sell-out show, including a week-long residency at both Leicester Square Theatre and Museum of Comedy in London.

Extra info: No disabled access as the Library is on the third floor

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Saturday 10th June

The Mission Theatre

Price: £8/ £5 Concs
Start time: 19:30
Doors open: 17:15

Bath University Student Theatre Presents

Tartuffe

by Molière

This hilarious translation of Molière’s Tartuffe, by BBC Radio 4’s Roger McGough brings new life to the classic French farce. Set within the 17th century aristocracy the play tells the tale of Tartuffe, a fraud posing as a priest, who feigns piety to swindle the upper classes out of their wealth. ​ More info and booking...

Komedia

Price: £19 (see komedia.co.uk for other ticketing options)
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 18:30

Krater Comedy Club

Watch three top stand-ups and enjoy the comedy stylings of one of the best comperes in the business, plus eat delicious food served by our Soil Association Gold Standard Award winning restaurant.

Extra info: Scott Capurro, Stuart Mitchell, Prince Abdi, MC Mark Olver

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The Ale House - Upstairs

Price: £10
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:30

Krowd Keepers Magic Theatre

Krowd Keepers is a weekly magic theatre in Bath presenting some of the top magicians in the world. No Rabbits, Cheese or Top Hats; instead quality magic which engages, astonishes and entertains diverse audiences with great participation. Comedy and magic mixed together at its best.

Extra info: Suggested Age Limit 10+

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Sunday 11th June

The Bell

Price: Free
Start time: 13:00
Doors open: 12:00

Walcot Nation Celebration!

It was 20 years ago today...

Walcot Nation Day festival - run by Bath Fringe, The Bell, and key local traders - was 20 years ago on the Sunday at the end of that year's Fringe. We reckon that's a major excuse for a party. Already confirmed: an afternoon of top local live music, events in the yard, archive film showings of past local misdemeanours, pop-up art, and the unpredictable. See our website and The Bell's for details nearer the time. More info and booking...

The Bell - Love Lounge (Back bar)

Price: please make a donation (£3 suggested, price of a pint)
Start time: 20:00

Comedy & Music

Walcot Street Comedy Collective

featuring Calico Jack

The Fringe of the Fringe gets excited round the back of the pub tonight: a phalanx of performances from the truly alternative edge of the city, featuring:
Onanism - Matt Cranium - The Whistleblowers - Arnold Kuenzler-Byrt --- plus a little bit more.
The night culminates with a show from yer actual Pirates of the Kennet & Avon, Calico Jack More info and booking...

The Old Theatre Royal

Price: £8 / £7 Concs
Start time: 20:00
Doors open: 19:00

Andy Wilky

Just Me

Anyone who has seen ‘Phoenix Nights’, 'That Peter Kay Thing’, 'Mrs Brown’s Boys’, ‘Cold Feet’ and the Ken Loach film 'Looking For Eric’ will instantly recognise Andy Wilky. This ‘Just me’ Tour features anecdotes from his home life laced with surreal tangents, including the welcome appearance of a talking dog.

Extra info: Full disabled access

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