Don't miss a great range of shows at this year's Bath Comedy Festival from Tuesday 26th March - Sunday 14th April 2019

Don't miss a great range of shows at this year's Bath Comedy Festival from Tuesday 26th March - Sunday 14th April 2019

Posted on: 11 Mar 2019

Back for its 11th year in 2019, the Bath Comedy Festival is set to get underway in just a matter of days, with a top-notch lineup of comedians ready to perform at various venues around the city including Rory Bremner, Christopher Biggins, Henning Wehn, Pauline Eyre & Jenny Laville and many, many more!



German stand-up Henning Wehn.

With around 300 comedians performing 150 shows across 20 days, Bath Comedy Festival will have the city roaring with laughter at their biggest and best event yet.


Featuring performances from some of the most renowned comedic acts on the UK scene and beyond, audiences at some of the city's favourite arts venues will have plenty to raise a smile to, with shows booked in at Widcombe Social Club, The Ring o Bells, Abbey Hotel, Apex Hotel, The Bell, Bath Brew House, The Forum, Mission Theatre, St James Wine Vaults, Komedia, Rondo Theatre and Walcot House.


This year's festival gets off to a flyer on 26th March with Britain's best-loved satirical impressionist in Rory Bremner, alongside the brilliant Rob Rouse. From there, highlights include a gala showcase of musical comedy featuring The Vogueabonds, Daniel Cainer, Silky and Ronnie Golden (30th March), an evening of Eric & Ern (4th April), Henning Wehn's headline show (11th April) and a full programme of brand new talent throughout the LoveHoney Newcomer Award.


Speaking on the imminent kickoff of this year's Bath Comedy Festival, Director Nick Steel said "this year sees Bath Comedy Festival enter its eleventh year and we have a really fantastic line-up. We’re delighted to have so many famous names coming to perform, as well as a huge range of up and coming comedians and brilliant new spaces for them to perform in. The Festival has grown in status and reputation over the years and Bath is now being recognised as a centre for comedy and more than just Jane Austen and cups of tea!”


Tickets for this year's Bath Comedy Festival are on sale now and can be found here. For more information on the festival or to follow ticketing and lineup updates, visit their website or check out their Facebook page.

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Matt Robson

Having moved to Bristol from Cornwall in 2015, Matt recently completed a degree in Journalism at UWE. He's keen on a wide variety of musical genres, as well as taking an interest in art and illustration, producing his own work in his spare time. Matt makes the most of Bristol's diverse nightlife and attends live music and club nights regularly. Get in touch via email at