The Best In Comedy

The Best In Comedy

Fri 17 May

The Best in Comedy returns to the Key Theatre in May, with another top line-up featuring the fantastic Marcus Brigstocke, Josh Pugh, Harriet Kemsley & Jacob Hawley!

Marcus Brigstocke is the master of satirical comedy and has proved to be blisteringly funny over a wide range of topics. He has notched up an impressive list of TV credits including his role as team captain on Argumental, and host of The Late Edition and I’ve Never Seen Star Wars.

Other appearances include; Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week, QI and The 11 O’Clock Show, to name a few.

★★★★★ “If you haven’t seen him live, then you haven’t seen him at his very best” – The Mirror


Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Josh Pugh takes us through his life with his own unique and hilarious style. Josh was tour support for Joe Lycett, was named an ‘almost certain future star’ (, has amassed millions views on his Twitter videos and regularly headlines the biggest clubs in the country.

Josh’s recent television appearances include The Last Leg, Mock The Week Hypothetical, Question Team and Guessable.

★★★★★ Inarguably five stars… he’s destined for the big leagues – British Comedy Guide


Harriet Kemsley is an award winning comedian, writer and actress. As seen on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown, Hypothetical, Roast Battle, Guessable, As Yet Untitled, Comedy Central at The Comedy Store & Bobby & Harriet Get Married.

★★★★ “Packs in high calibre jokes” – The Guardian


After reaching the finals of the BBC New Comedy Award and appearing on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), Jacob Hawley has become a critically acclaimed new voice in comedy.

★★★★ “A down-to-earth talent who’s got it in spades” – The List

Strictly over 18s only.

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