The Best in Comedy

Saturday 26 October 2024
Great Hall at The Leys
The Best in Comedy show returns to the Great Hall at the Leys, Cambridge this October with a stacked line-up featuring the hilarious Jen Brister, Rhys James, Angela Barnes & Jack Barry!

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Saturday 26 October 2024 20:00

Mock the Week regular Jen Brister is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian who has been seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Hypothetical and Sara Pascoe’s comedy Lectures on Dave.


She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits and has written and performed on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Now Show and presented for BBC 6 Music.


★★★★ “Laughing till your face hurts” - The List


Rhys James is an accomplished comedian who you will have seen on Live at the Apollo, Roast Battle, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central A League of Their Own and as a regular panellist on Mock The Week. He has performed six solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe to sell-out audiences and critical acclaim, with his show ‘Snitch’ being one of the best reviewed comedy shows of the year.


★★★★ “A cut above his humdrum peers” – The Independent


After a career in health and social care, ​Angela Barnes took the plunge and embarked on her life-long dream to be a comedian. Within just a couple of years she had won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011 and has now gone on to star in BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo and Hypothetical on Dave.

★★★★ "She's just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic" - Edinburgh Festivals Magazine


Jack Barry is a comedy actor and stand-up who can most recently be seen as series regular in Mae Martin’s sitcom Feel Good series 1&2 (Netflix) and Rose Matafeo’s Starstruck (BBC/HBO). Jack stars in the new series of ITV2's The Stand Up Sketch Show.


★★★★★ “Some of the finest of British Comedy… effortlessly endearing” – Ed Fest Mag


Strictly over 18s only.

Please note that the line-up subject to change without notice.

Venue Address: Great Hall, The Leys School, Cambridge, CB2 7AD

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