He may be best known as ‘The Sinnerman’ from ITV’s The Chase, but Paul Sinha has spent much longer cracking jokes as a stand-up comic than he was wowing viewers of the daytime quiz show with his astonishing general knowledge.

They have appeared on TV, performed alongside the likes of Michael McIntyre, Al Murray and Harry Hill and are 11 time sell-out Edinburgh Fringe veterans, and now unstoppable improv comedy ensemble The Noise Next Door are heading to Diss.

Political cartoonist and renowned cynic Martin Rowson is best known for his work caricaturing the great and the good for the Guardian, for which he has drawn cartoons for the past 25 years. His books include graphic adaptations of The Waste Land, Tristram Shandy and Gulliver’s Travels

Ross Noble likes to keep his fans on their toes. For more than 20 years the Geordie comedy wonder has been spinning spontaneous stand-up, regularly touring the globe and playing to packed houses.

Even allowing for irony, Ladsladslads is perhaps the most unrepresentative name Sara Pascoe could have come up with for her tour.

With his 20s taken up leading writing workshops at primary schools during the day and performing at comedy clubs at night, James Campbell has earned his stripes as a successful children’s author.

One of the country’s favourite comedians, Joe Pasquale, will be visiting the coast this year to celebrate 30 years in the business.

When you hear the name Marcus Brigstocke, chances are you’ll be expecting to hear comedy of a certain flavour.

I’ve got Peter Kay and Katherine Ryan. Who tickles your fancy?

From his TV appearance on talent show New Faces to I’m A Celebrity..Get Me Out of Here! winner, helium-voiced comedian Joe Pasquale is a household name.

We all like a bargain and when Danny Baker spun into Norwich Theatre Royal on Sunday he may have given some the bargain of the year.

The Mock the Week regular took to the stage in Chapelfield Gardens last night in a short but entertaining headline gig for Laugh in the Park.

The second night of Laugh in the Park in Chapefield Gardens got off to a stonking start with the memorably named Jarred Christmas.

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.

There’s no surprise that almost all of the audience hailed from Norfolk as if you lived in Suffolk you would have left foomin’.

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.

Be prepared to leave in stitches as Irish comedian Ed Byrne is added to the Laugh in the Park festival line-up.

Harry Hill performed in the comedy tent at this year’s Latitude Festival.

Comedy galore and a mix of theatre, magic and more is in store for audiences in the new season at Norwich Playhouse.

James Acaster is one of several standout stand-ups appearing at this year’s Latitude Festival, returning to Henham Park, July 12-15.

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.

WHO, ME. is a comedy show with Doctor Who at its heart.

Geordie comedian Chris Ramsey returned to the Playhouse in Norwich last night on The Just Happy To Get Out of the House Tour bringing along fellow comedian and friend Carl Hutchinson to support.

Comedy acts will be showcasing their best jokes and musical entertainment to bring people together for Norfolk Day.

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.

Aussie comic Sarah Kendall offered the perfect gig for Norwich audiences, says James Goffin.

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.

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