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Mark Watson is at the Norwich Playhouse tonight with the preview of his new show.

Here is a quick guide to events taking place in Norwich tonight.

Dave Gorman performs at the Norwich Playhouse on January 18th to 20th

Some top comedians are coming to our region in January. Here’s ten of the best who’ll help you laugh away the January blues.

Tom Gaskin who is host of this year's Hippodrome Christmas Spectacular alongside regular host Jack Jay. 

Picture: James Bass

Tom Gaskin may have an international career as a supermodel for some of the world’s biggest fashion houses, but he’s happiest at home and on stage doing what he loves best: juggling and making people laugh. Stacia Briggs spoke to Tom about the balancing act between runway and ring and being paid to kick Harry Potter.

Ruby Wax. Photo: Steve Ullathorne.

Comedian and actress Ruby Wax is set to make a special appearance in Norwich to promote her latest 
book.

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Here’s where you can laugh your way into the festive mood this Christmas.

Bruce Forsyth

What drives an 87-year-old man to spend two hours on a Norwich stage? For Sir Bruce Forsyth, the answer seems to be a genuine love of entertaining.

Jenny Eclair  who is appearing at Holt Festival this summer

Comedy, soul and politics have been unveiled among the latest shows heading to Holt Festival this summer.

Comedian and writer Karl Minns back in Norwich.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Fresh from two sell-out stints at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, and the Norwich Playhouse alongside comedy partner Owen Evans, Karl Minns from the Nimmo Twins is back in the city with his new one-man show. STACIA BRIGGS asked Karl about appearing on stage without any back-up, a boy who can set the bed on fire using the power of his dreams and the difficulties of rehearsing on your own.

Matt Tedford in Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho

Mirror balls, muscular men in short-cropped jeans, and, er, the Iron Lady? It might not be an obvious combination but this show is an exuberant delight.

Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft

There may have been a plot somewhere deep in Milton Jones’ latest show, but it really didn’t matter.

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