Postponements & Cancellations

As we re-open, some events may still be cancelled. If you hold tickets to a cancelled event, rest assured your tickets are protected and we will contact you in due course about your options for a refund or, where available, re-booking to another date.

Please be patient and wait to be contacted. The phone lines remain closed and the Wheeler Street box office is open from 6 pm on performance days for ticket collections only.

If you need to contact Box Office, please send an email to tickets@cambridge.gov.uk and we will respond as soon as we are able. Please note, we are currently experiencing a very high volume of emails and may take a few days to get back to you.

The Best in Comedy

Saturday 11 December 2021
Burgess Hall, St Ives, PE27 6WU
The Best in Comedy show returns to the Burgess Hall with another superb line-up featuring Ed Gamble, Pierre Novellie, Jacob Hawley & Kevin McCarthy.

Buy Tickets

Saturday 11 December 2021 20:00
Ed Gamble joins us following a twice extended sold-out UK tour of his stand-up show. He is winner of the latest series of Taskmaster, star of Mock the Week and co-host of chart-topping Off Menu podcast. 
 
As well as being a co-host on Radio X’s Sunday morning show and releasing his first comedy special within Amazon Prime Video this year, Ed’s TV stand-up appearances include Live at the Apollo, The Royal Variety Performance, The Russell Howard Hour, Live at the Comedy Store and Conan (TBS). 
 
★★★★ “he is on irresistible form” - The Telegraph 
★★★★ “a seriously strong show…Gamble is a powerful, compelling orator” - Chortle 
★★★★ “a fully-rounded stand-up fiesta” - The List 
------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Pierre Novellie is one of the best comedians in the United Kingdom. 
 
Pierre is a correspondent on BBC2’s The Mash Report and performed on the most recent series of Stand Up Central on Comedy Central, as well as co-hosting the hit podcast BudPod with Phil Wang. As a live performer he was nominated for Best Club Comic at the Chortle Awards for three years running. 
 
★★★★★ “A show packed full of belly laughs” – Metro 
★★★★★ “A genuinely hilarious comedian” – Three Weeks 
★★★★★ “Very close to being a stand-up masterclass” – The List 
★★★★    “Hilarious… He will go far” – The Times 
------------------------------------------------------------------- 
After reaching the finals of the BBC New Comedy Award, writing and starring in numerous shorts for BBC3 and featuring on Radio 4 and Talksport, Jacob Hawley has become a critically acclaimed new voice in comedy. 
 
★★★★ “Intelligent and important, his self-aware set sees him explore themes of class and identity in the modern world expertly” - The Sunday Post 
------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Once seen never forgotten, Kevin McCarthy is one of the biggest acts on the UK comedy circuit. With an ever changing act, and the ability to find humour in any subject, Kevin's cuddly personality and utterly relaxed stage persona puts the audience instantly at ease. Kevin's Credits include Saturday Night Live (ITV) & Show Me the Funny (BBC) 
 
“The Ad Lib Expert” - The Stage 
 
This show is not to be missed! 
 
Event type:
Running time:

Approx 2 hours