Count Arthur Strong, the comedy character of Steve Delaney, prone to delusions of grandeur, selective memory loss and the blurting out of malapropisms is back on TV screens and in Norwich with his latest tour.
Comedian Omid Djalili is bringing his latest show to the region as part of a huge 110-date tour. He talks about rubbing shoulders in Hollywood, finding laughs in the Chilcot report and why he doesn’t mind being called a schmuck.
Aussie Brendon Burns comes to the unusual venue of Thrigby Wildlife Gardens, Acaster returns to complete his “Trelogy” of award-winning stand up shows, plus Terry Alderton, Paul Eastwood and Arthur Smith.
Acerbic, dark, leftfield and meandering, Stewart Lee brings his latest stand-up odyssey, the Mock The Week regular offers a joke-fuelled rallying cry for a better Britain, plus Jonny & the Baptists and Terry Alderton.
The Sheffield perpetually hopeful music wannabe brings his trusty Yamaha keyboard and latest show My Last Will and Tasty Mint, the straight-talking comedian tackles mindfulness, plus Tom Stade, Rob Beckett and Simon Munnery.
You would be stretching things rather a lot to say David O’Doherty cuts an imposing figure. In baseball cap and jacket and carrying a battery-powered keyboard, he almost sneaks on to the stage at the start of his three-night residency at Norwich Playhouse.
In the aftermath of the American elections wonderfully acerbic American-born comedian Rich Hall returns to Norwich and he will be bringing his grouchy, deadpan style and rapid-fire wit to his latest musical Hoedown. He tells JAMES RAMPTON more.