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One of the most well known names in British comedy has announced he will be including Norwich in first stand-up tour in more than a decade, which will also include hundreds of free tickets for NHS workers.

The award-winning comedian Laura Monmoth is returning to Norwich next week with her new show, Trans Vision Scamp.

A festival of comedy is heading to Norwich this Easter, thanks to Hooma Comedy Club.

Alan Parker Urban Warrior brought anarchy, badly drawn placards and a solution to the Anglia Square issue to the Norwich Arts Centre on the self-proclaimed prophet of the discontented masses’ farewell tour.

One of Britain’s most beloved comedy names has included a Norwich date in his first stand-up tour in more than a decade.

Despite being in the midst of planning her wedding Suzi Ruffell decided to spend Valentine’s weekend in Norwich, with two sell-out shows.

Everyone’s favourite Chatty Man Alan Carr is heading to Norwich Theatre Royal later this year and this is how you can get tickets to the show.

Simon Evans took to the stage at Norwich Playhouse last night for his Work Of The Devil show.

Comedian Simon Evans is set to perform multiple dates in Norwich.

Being the only Brexiteer in the comedy club seems to have become something of a millstone for Geoff Norcott.

Ed Byrne is a man in search of small victories, and being rewarded with big laughs.

The versatile singer-songwriter from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, is back – with a bad back.

Robin Ince took to the stage at the Norwich Playhouse last night.

Monty Python’s Flying Circus changed comedy forever. Following the recent sad loss of Terry Jones and “seventh Python” Neil Innes, we’re looking back at the team’s 50-plus years of comic genius.

Comedian Jim Davidson caused fury by comparing – unfavourably -his sell out show at the GER Club in March to the 1970s TV show the Wheeltappers and Shunters Club.

The nation’s favourite Chatty Man Alan Carr is bringing his new tour to Norwich later this year and it promises to be an unforgettable evening.

One of the stars of BBC’s Have I Got News For You is set to visit Norfolk in April.

The Red Card Comedy Club has become an institution in Norwich over the last fifteen or so years.

Once Jason Byrne came bouncing onto the stage in his newly purchased moon boots, an impulsive purchase made in the aftermath of his recent separation, you had the feeling that evening could take off in any weird and whimsical direction.

It was one of the most popular comedy television shows of the 1990s with its fast paced sketches and iconic characters.

Affable Irishman Ed Byrne was propping up the stage boards of the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Fireworks night and gave a brutally truthful account into the realities of middle age as part of his aptly named ‘If I’m Honest’ show.

Some may argue Josh Widdicombe’s whining is a ‘bit much’, but The Last Leg star had everybody in Norwich’s Theatre Royal roaring with laughter last night.

Eddie Izzard says Wunderbar will be final stand-up tour before he makes a run at becoming a member of parliament.

Jack Whitehall proved he was on the ball as his new UK tour left the Norwich Theatre Royal audience ‘crying with laughter.’

Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary Delaney is stopping off in Diss as part of an extended tour.

A household name teetering on the brink of national treasure status, Jason Barlow spoke to award-winning comedian Ed Byrne ahead of his latest If I’m Honest tour.

A comedy show penned by a writing double act whose TV credits include The Two Ronnies and My Family promises to have audiences rolling in the aisles, when it is performed by a 16-strong cast to raise funds for Sheringham Little Theatre.

From Milton Jones to Josie Long, you’re spoilt for choice with these top comedians bringing their latest tours to Norwich.

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