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Nottingham Comedy Festival at the Castle Rock Comedy Club

2-9 November 2019 | The Old Cold Store, Nottingham

The Nottingham Comedy Festival returns this November from 2nd to 10th and the Castle Rock Comedy Club is hosting an extravaganza of fantastic comedians at The Old Cold Store.

On Saturday 2 November there will be three acts bringing their solo shows to the city, kicking off with Britain’s Got Talent Finalist Danny Posthill with his show ‘That Bloke Who Does Voices’ at 6pm; tickets £6 each. Veteran comedian Vince Atta’s ‘Massive Attack’ will be the second show, starting at 8pm with tickets set at £3 for the first 20 and £5 after. Leicester Comedy Festival Liberty Award Winner Alex Hylton will be the third act for the night with ‘Get Rich or Die Cryin’’ starting at 9.30pm with tickets priced at £3 for the first 20 and £5 after.

The following Friday the Nottingham Comedy Festival will return again with English Comedian of the Year, Josh Pugh’s ‘Maybe The Real Comedy Awards Were The Friends We Made Along The Way’ at 7.30pm. To close out the evening will be another English Comedian of the Year in Jack Campbell with his show ‘Cheesecake’ at 9.30pm. Both shows are £3 for the first 20 and £5 after.

Saturday 9 November will host a final solo show with Jonathan Hipkiss’ ‘At Least We’re Out The House’, looking to develop on his success as a Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show Nominee. Tickets are £3 for the first 20 and £5 after.

The final show of the festival at the Castle Rock Comedy Club starts at 8.30pm on Saturday 9 November and will see MC Jay Handley introduce Harry Stachini, Alex Hylton and Britain’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist Noel James at a knock-out edition of the Nottingham comedy show. The show is £12.50 in advance from and in person at The Vat & Fiddle. There are also £10 Seniors & Students tickets available and tickets on the door will be £15. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8.30pm and is expected to last 2 hours 30 minutes.

Tickets and more information for all the shows in the Nottingham Comedy Festival and at the Castle Rock Comedy Club are available from, and in person at The Vat & Fiddle.

Full Show List:


Danny Posthill: That Bloke Who Does Voices
6pm | £6

Vince Atta: Massive Attack
8pm | £3 first 20, £5 after

Alex Hylton: Get Rich or Die Cryin’
9.30pm | £3 first 20, £5 after


Josh Pugh: Maybe the Real Comedy Awards are the Friends We Made Along the Way
7.30pm | £3 first 20, £5 after

Jack Campbell: Cheesecake
9.30pm | £3 first 20, £5 after


Jonathan Hipkiss: At Least We’re Out The House
7pm | £3 first 20, £5 after

Castle Rock Comedy Club
8.30pm | £12.50 Advance, £10 Seniors & Students, £15 Door


As part of the bubbling East Midlands comedy scene The Doorstep Comedy Club is one of the premier names in promotion and production of some of the top comedy nights in the region. Headed by Adam O'Reardon the club hosts events in venues across the Midlands, bringing in some top acts from rising stars to seasoned professionals. With shows almost every week you're never far away from a night packed full of laughter in venues perfectly selected to make it a night to remember.


2019 will be the Nottingham Comedy Festival’s 11th year and with more acts and venues participating it’s set up to be the biggest yet. Acts from around the World come to the city to perform their solo shows, join improv troups, act out sketches, tell stories and join line-ups all in the name of comedy and laughter. Previous years have seen award winners, television stars and new faces all join the roster and every year the Festival is looking to expand, build and improve.

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