5 huge comedy acts coming to The Bath Forum in 2021

5 huge comedy acts coming to The Bath Forum in 2021

Posted on: 19 Nov 2020

The Bath Forum is offering up it's stage to some of the UK's most popular comedic talent in 2021. 


If you need help figuring out which stand up to see in the New Year, we've got you covered! Check out our list of some of the big names in comedy hitting the stage in Bath next year and book your tickets below.


Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much... 


Join the twice BAFTA-nominated host and comedian on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at the Bath Forum.


Now a household name as co-host of Channel 4's The Last Leg, Josh Widdicombe rose to fame from humble beginnings. Although born in London, the comedian was raised in the small hamlet of Haytor Vale, attending primary school with just three other pupils.


After a self-described uneventful time at school, Widdicombe headed to Manchester for university, studying linguistics and landing himself a job at The Guardian


After returning to London and delving into comedy on a whim, Widdicombe entered the Amused Moose comedy course and quickly reached the semi-final of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2008.


Book your tickets here

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest


Join Ed Byrne on Thursday 8 July 2021 at the Bath Forum as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has any traits that are worth passing on to his children.


The observational comic discusses whether he has any traits worthy of being inherited by his progeny. In addition to his time on the comedy circuit, Byrne has also become a recognisable face on the telly, featuring on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, The PilgrimageTop Gear and QI.


Book your tickets here.

Omid Djalili: the Good Times Tour


Omid Djalili has announced a brand new UK tour for 2021, taking him to stages up and down the country as makes his eagerly-awaited return to the live circuit.


After experimenting with a Zoom gig where he got muted by 639 people and a drive-in gig where he witnessed an audience member get out of his car, attach a hosepipe to his exhaust and feed it through the window; multi-award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is now back where he belongs, on a stage and bringing back the Good Times. 


He'll be performing at The Bath Forum on Friday 3 December 2021 - book your tickets here.

Sandi Toksvig Live: The National Trevor Tour


Sandi Toksvig is taking her hilarious smash-hit one-woman National Trevor show back on the road in 2021, performing at the Bath Forum on Wednesday 28 April 2021.


Sandi realises some people harbour an ambition to be a National Treasure, but following a misunderstanding with a friend has decided instead to become a National Trevor – half misprint, half Danish comedian, novelist, actor and broadcaster.


Expect tall stories, fascinatingly funny facts, really silly jokes, a quick-fire Q&A and a quiz as Sandi returns to Bath in April - tickets are on sale now and can be found here.

Jason Manford: Like Me


Described as "expert observational comedy" (The Guardian) and "comic gold" by the Mail on Sunday, Jason Manford is bringing his eagerly-anticipated Like Me show to Bath in January 2022.


Speaking on the announcement of his upcoming tour, Jason said: “After the fun we had on my last tour ‘Muddle Class’, I’m excited to get back on the road with my new stand up show, ‘Like Me’.


"In these trying times it’s always important to be able to get away for a couple of hours and exercise the old chuckle muscle! So I’m coming to a venue near you in 2021 so we can have a good laugh together."


Catch Jason on-stage at The Forum on Wednesday 26 January 2022 - tickets are on sale now and can be found here.

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