Leicester Comedy Festival 2022 Shows Announced
Producers of Leicester Comedy Festival have announced the first shows due to take place as part of the festival in February 2022. Tickets are now on sale for Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Ahir Shah, the first show to be confirmed at The Y, takin place on Thursday 3rd February 2022, promoted by TripleCeePee.
Ahir Shah joins the list of comedians already on sale for the festival. Ed Gamble, Ross Noble, Katherine Ryan, Stewart Lee, Fascinating Aida & Henning Wehn are all performing at De Montfort Hall, as part of the festival which runs from 2-20 February 2022. Tickets for these shows are available via the venue website.
Exclusive festival events, including Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Competition, The Gala Show, Comedy Heaven, The UK Pun Championships, Beyond the Joke seminar programme, and other shows and performances, are expected to be announced later this year. The full programme will be launched on 3rd November, when all tickets and details will be available. The programme for The UK Kids’ Comedy Festival, which runs alongside the main festival, will be launched on the same day.
We are thrilled to be able to announce Ahir Shah, and give a taste of what is to come in February. The team and our partners are working really hard on many more shows and events so watch this space for more announcements later in the year.”
Both Leicester Comedy Festival and The UK Kids’ Comedy Festival are produced by registered charity Big Difference, which exists to help celebrate British Comedy and support new & emerging talent. The festivals are supported by a consortium of businesses and Leicester City Council, who remain main partner alongside De Montfort University and Union Jack Radio.