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Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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A great night out with some of the best comics from around the world!   Terms & Conditions: Please note that all tickets booked in advance must be collected in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not collect tickets for people... Read more »

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STEPHEN BAILEY + DARREN WALSH [Edinburgh Preview]

STEPHEN BAILEY + DARREN WALSH [Edinburgh Preview]

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

STEPHEN BAILEY: SHOULD’VE BEEN A POPSTAR Guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), Stephen Bailey (as seen on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side) returns with his hotly-tipped follow up show. Join Stephen for one of his infamous gossips covering everything from celebrity, to Hot Topics, to the use of social media as he finally finds his balls... Read more »

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New Comedian of the Year 2015

New Comedian of the Year 2015

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Our Thursday night comedy shows are known for big, strong line-ups featuring old pros and big names trying out new material alongside up-and-coming comics who are going to be stars of the future. This is one of the best value comedy gigs in London and if you come, you will see why! Kick off the... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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A great night out with some of the best comics from around the world!   Terms & Conditions: Please note that all tickets booked in advance must be collected in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not collect tickets for people... Read more »

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Ian Smith + Tom Toal + Chazz Redhead [Edinburgh Previews]

Ian Smith + Tom Toal + Chazz Redhead [Edinburgh Previews]

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ian Smith – Whereabouts   Award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC1′s The Ark, BBC3′s Sweat the Small Stuff) returns with his third hour. It’s about whereabouts things are and whatabouts they’re doing there. While others sleep, Ian is knocking back 35p energy drinks and searching for the answers. Big Smiddy’s back with another hour of stories, talking... Read more »

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Bob Slayer + Spencer Jones + Honky Bonk Comrades [Edinburgh Previews]

Bob Slayer + Spencer Jones + Honky Bonk Comrades [Edinburgh Previews]

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A night jam packed with alternative comedy brilliance. Come and see some of the finest acts with an off-kilter flavour – for FREE! BOB SLAYER: FAT JOCKEY Jockey? Aren’t you too tall? Too fat? Did you eat the horse? Presenting Bob’s origin story: pre-comedy, managing bands and eating pies he could have won the Grand... Read more »

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Harry Hill – Live Interview and Q+A

Harry Hill – Live Interview and Q+A

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Few  personalities have made such a dominant mark on the British Entertainment scene as Harry Hill. Although his roots – and initial rise to stardom – came from his hysterical brand of stand up comedy, he’s also risen to the top of the TV world, published books, released countless DVD’s and has even written a... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Our Thursday night comedy shows are known for big, strong line-ups featuring old pros and big names trying out new material alongside up-and-coming comics who are going to be stars of the future. This is one of the best value comedy gigs in London and if you come, you will see why! Kick off the... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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A great night out with some of the best comics from around the world!   Terms & Conditions: Please note that all tickets booked in advance must be collected in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not collect tickets for people... Read more »

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Suspiciously Cheap Comedy with Gein’s Family Giftshop & Goose

Suspiciously Cheap Comedy with Gein’s Family Giftshop & Goose

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY: GOOSE Sweaty one-man cartoons. **** ‘Chaotic comic theatre…an original, ambitious edifice’ (Chortle), **** ‘A work of theatrical mastery and comic innovation…deconstructive, satirical and stunningly structured’ (Fest), ***** ‘Maverick comic theatre…one of the most indescribably wonderful pieces of theatre I’ve seen’ (ThreeWeeks) GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP Your new favourite sketch group, you just don’t... Read more »

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Jody Kamali + That Pair + Goodbear [Edinburgh Previews]

Jody Kamali + That Pair + Goodbear [Edinburgh Previews]

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

JODY KAMALI: SPECTACULAR! A one-man character comedy show set in the world of a dysfunctional travelling circus. Expect high doses of inventive physical comedy and a variety of wondrous characters who thrive to be nothing but… spectacular! ‘Brilliant, original visual comedy’ Harry Hill. ‘Daringly Original’ Edfringereview.com ‘A surreal and silly hour of fun’ Three Weeks ‘Inspiring’... Read more »

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John Robertson + Holly Burn + Matthew Kelly [Edinburgh Previews]

John Robertson + Holly Burn + Matthew Kelly [Edinburgh Previews]

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

JOHN ROBERTSON: LET’S REDECORATE   1. Comedian arrives. 2. Comedian goes nuts. 3. Audience applauds. 4. Comedian leaves. Maybe a stage-dive? WINNER – ARGUS ANGEL, BRIGHTON FRINGE 2014 “a hotly-tipped comedian with good reason…” ★★★★★ Skinny, ★★★★ Broadway Baby, ★★★★ List, ★★★★ Chortle   HOLLY BURN I am Kirsty K. Never been away from home... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Our Thursday night comedy shows are known for big, strong line-ups featuring old pros and big names trying out new material alongside up-and-coming comics who are going to be stars of the future. This is one of the best value comedy gigs in London and if you come, you will see why! Kick off the... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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A great night out with some of the best comics from around the world!   Terms & Conditions: Please note that all tickets booked in advance must be collected in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not collect tickets for people... Read more »

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Go 8-Bit!

Go 8-Bit!

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Love videogames? Love comedy? This’ll mash both together! Sound good? Then you’re probably a nerd. But so are we, so come to this! It is FOR. YOU. It’ll be like GamesMaster off the telly, but in a cupboard. There’ll be guest comedians performing gaming-based comedy stand-up/sketches/songs to make you nerdgasm, as well as battling on... Read more »

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Festival of the Spoken Nerd

Festival of the Spoken Nerd

May 26 @ 7:00 pm
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FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD Three of the finest (and nerdiest) performers collide comedy and science in a monthly new material night at the Backyard Comedy Club. Join stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geek songstress Helen Arney, experiments maestro Steve Mould and special guests as they try out their latest scientifically verified stand-up, peer-reviewed songs and... Read more »

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SABOTAGE Live

SABOTAGE Live

May 27 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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SABOTAGE LIVE is a version of the successful Radio4 Extra show, but not bound for the airwaves. It will only be witnessed by the live comedy club audience at Backyard. Sabotage prides itself on being a comedy show for comedy fans; a unique event where the acts love coming to perform, and the fans seek... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Thursday Night

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Our Thursday night comedy shows are known for big, strong line-ups featuring old pros and big names trying out new material alongside up-and-coming comics who are going to be stars of the future. This is one of the best value comedy gigs in London and if you come, you will see why! Kick off the... Read more »

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Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Friday Night

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

Backyard Comedy Club – Saturday Night

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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A great night out with some of the best comics from around the world!   Terms & Conditions: Please note that all tickets booked in advance must be collected in person by 7.15pm or a £3 late arrival fee will be charged to each person arriving after that time. You can not collect tickets for people... Read more »

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Phil Wang + Matt Winning [Edinburgh Previews]

Phil Wang + Matt Winning [Edinburgh Previews]

May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Phil Wang: Philth Phil Wang, “master of the intellectual dick joke” (Time Out), is back with another hour of absolute gold, if he’s being honest. Whether it’s race, family, love, satire, or sex – this suave dork is full of surprises. As seen on Top Coppers (BBC3) and Russell Howard’s Stand-Up Central (Comedy Central). “Certain belly laughs” **** – Sunday Times “Exceedingly funny… One... Read more »

Twisted Loaf + Michael Brunström + Olaf Falafel [Edinburgh Previews]

Twisted Loaf + Michael Brunström + Olaf Falafel [Edinburgh Previews]

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Michael Brunström: The Golden Age of Steam For seekers of the alternative and the unusual, Michael Brunström presents THE GOLDEN AGE OF STEAM: an investigation into the nature of reality and illusion, featuring words, movement, ideas, emotions, drama, music, some ping-pong balls and a fern.  Malcolm Hardee Award Nominee 2014 ‘Big, bold and dumb’ – Chortle... Read more »