Adam Kay used white coat but now he displays his funny bones as an award-winning comedian. His latest show, adapted from his bestselling book, is based on his diaries from his time as an overworked junior doctor.

The much loved Norfolk comedy duo will be making their only appearance of 2018 when the comedy festival returns to Chapelfield Gardens in July.

When John Kearns walks on stage at The Garage sporting a Friar Tuck-style tonsure wig and wacky false teeth, you’d be given for thinking you’d walked into the wrong performance.

Edinburgh best newcomer and best stand-up in consecutive years, John Kearns is heading back to Norwich with false bad teeth and wig and a typically surreal show.

With a world record for most jokes in an hour to his name and a BBC1 sitcom, pun-loving comedian Tim Vine is heading back to the region with his latest show that boasts a strangely un-pun laden title.

Comical parenting stories by the cult duo Scummy Mummies will be shared at a city venue.

Sarah Millican’s early summer date at Norwich Theatre Royal has sold out, less than two days after the tickets went on sale.

Dodging cultural and literal bullets, Israeli incursions and religion, Mark Thomas is heading to Norwich Playhouse with a show telling the story of what happened when set up a comedy club in the Palestinian city of Jenin.

Magicians, time-travellers and all round spiffing chaps, Morgan & West are heading back to Norfolk with a new show of Victorian-style conjuring that promises to leave audiences baffled, intrigued and amazed.

The multi-award-winning comedian will kick off a 37-date UK tour of her show LadsLadsLads at Norwich Theatre Royal in September, before visiting King’s Lynn in November.

With the world lurching from one crisis to another, affable comedian Stephen K Amos’ latest thought-provoking show, Bread and Circuses, aims to cheer us up even if he is still tackling some thorny subjects.

Britain’s Got Talent break-out star Daliso Chaponda is on debut tour, Sarah Millican returns, Richard Herring celebrates a milestone, rising stars Tom Allen and John Robins visit and David Baddiel brings his much acclaimed show.

Master of mind-control Derren Brown returns, Cirque Berserk! start celebrations of the 250th anniversary of circus, there is an evening with Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli and Grumpy Old Women offer up more grump.

James Goffin is left rather unimpressed by Paul Chowdhry’s start-stop style of comedy at Norwich Playhouse.

Phill Jupitus used his brilliant art of storytelling and poetry to wow the audience in his first sell-out show of his national Juplicity tour.

Comedian Lee Nelson returned from handing the prime minister a P45, albeit with a cold, to perform his cheeky routine at the Norwich Playhouse.

Award-winning stand-up Chris Ramsey brings his new tour to East Anglia next year.

The former Mock The Week regular, and familiar face from just about every panel show, returns to Norwich Playhouse with his latest show, described as an adlibbing, joke-fuelled rallying cry for a better Britain.

Whilst this may have been a ‘book tour’ - much to the surprise of most of the audience - James Acaster’s gig at Norwich Playhouse on Saturday (November 25) felt anything but bookish.

The comedian and former I’m a Celebrity winner, who got his big break working as a Green Coat entertainer on the East Anglia coast, is the new patron of St George’s Theatre.

Lee Nelson - aka world famous prankster Simon Brodkin - has stolen the spotlight from Kanye West and British Prime Minister Theresa May among others. The only stage he’s invading this time is his own with new stand-up tour Serious Joker.

One of the fastest thinking comics around, Jason Byrne is revealing the method behind his madness with new show The Man With Three Brains.

From rude puppets to turning audience members into real life face-mask wearing puppets, Nina Conti has been busy reinventing the old art of ventriloquist. As she returns with her successful show In Your Face, she tells us more.

Sofie Hagen’s back and she’s angry. Perhaps for the very first time.

Many of today’s top comedians appeared at the Red Card Comedy Club on the road to stardom. As the Norwich club celebrates its 15th anniversary this week, arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 stars who have graced its stage.

For 15 years Red Card Comedy Club has been making people laugh in Norwich. Arts correspondent Emma Knights speaks to the club’s co-founders Derek Robertson and Andrew Bunn

A geeky songstress, a stand-up mathematician and experiments maestro make up Festival of the Spoken Nerd, a trio who find the funny side of science. As they bring their latest show, You Can’t Polish A Nerd, to Norwich Science Festival, we find out more.

Phill Jupitus, who attended Woolverstone Hall School, in Suffolk, as a youngster, has trod many paths during his career. New tour Juplicity sees him return to his poetry and stand-up roots.

Norwich theatres have joined comedians in paying tribute to Irish stand-up star Sean Hughes who has died aged 51.

Rude, crude and laugh-out loud good, two Norfolk comedy legends made a welcome return to the Norwich Theatre Royal Stage.

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