The Best In Comedy

The Best In Comedy

Fri 1 Sep

The Best in Comedy returns to the Key Theatre this September, with another top line-up featuring the hilarious Rachel Parris, Andrew Maxwell, Rich Wilson & Kai Samra!

Rachel Parris is a BAFTA Nominated comedian, musician, actor and improviser, best known as the host of Dave’s Late Night Mash.

She has appeared on Live at The Apollo and Mock the Week, and Cats Does Countdown, as well as many other comedy and entertainment shows, including QI, Would I Lie To You, Comedians Giving Lectures and Hypothetical.

★★★★ Beautifully crafted and performed…endearingly frank and funny…tears of laughter – The Guardian


Renowned for his cutting edge comedy and intrepid social commentary, Andrew Maxwell is also the recognisable voice of MTV’s hit show Ex On The Beach.

As seen on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Qi, Celebrity Juice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock The Week.

Throughout his career, Andrew has had many sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has also performed at The Amnesty / Channel Four’s Secret Policeman’s Ball (alongside Eddie Izzard, Chevy Chase and Dylan Moran), Glastonbury, Kilkenny’s Cat Laughs, The HBO US Comedy & Arts Festival and several appearances at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.

★★★★★ – The Independent  ★★★★★ – The Times  ★★★★★ – Time Out


Rich Wilson’s “tour de force” (Leicester Mercury) performances have earned him a win for Best International Guest at the New Zealand Comedy Awards, followed by a sell-out run in which saw him nominated for the same award again.

★★★★ “Incredibly personal… a real touch of class” – Ed Fest Mag


Award winning comedian Kai Samra has quickly risen to become one of the most exciting acts on the circuit today. Described as ‘a charismatic man with a great story’ (Chortle), Samra combines an edgy stage presence & a confident delivery.

He has been featured on BBC3, ITV2’s Stand Up Sketch Show & The Now Show.

★★★★★ “A star in the making” – Radio Haha

Strictly over 18s only.

Please note that the line-up may be subject to change.

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