East Anglia is known for its rich comic heritage, stretching from the Singing Postman right through to current alternative comedians like John Kearns. Here is a look at 20 comedy stars with links to the region.
Red Card Comedy Club is getting ready for its annual four-day comedy extravaganza, Laugh in the Park. With an exciting programme of the best and brightest comedians from the UK and abroad, it’s set to be a side-splitting event.
Marcus Brigstocke is taking a devil-may-care attitude to his latest show, portraying Satan himself, complete with horns and make-up. As he also prepares to head back to Latitude, at which he has been a regular visitor, the comedian tells us more.
Still banging the drum for grumpy old women, Jenny Eclair is far from crotchety. Ahead of shows in King’s Lynn and Norwich, we discover all of the comedian’s moans about getting older are done with a cheeky glint in her eye.
The Kronenbourg-guzzling poet, comedian and Alan Partridge side-kick is bringing his new solo show, the story of a dream date, to Norwich, fresh from it being hailed as one of the funniest shows of the year.