Comedy

  • COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH CARL DONELLY | FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY - Carl’s conversational, silly sense of humour has seen him win a host of awards (Chortle Best Club Comedian 2017; Chortle Best Newcomer 2007 among others). He’s the headliner, with Matt Bragg, Matt Stellingwerf, and resident compere Tom Glover. In 2009, Carl performed his debut solo show Relax Everyone, it’s Carl Donnelly! at the Edinburgh Fringe […]
  • SCREENING | WILDE WEDNESDAYS: LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN | WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY - ‘Hilarious’ ~ The Times ★★★★ Directed by Kathy Burke and starring Jennifer Saunders, this is a new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy screened to Lyme Regis A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, and filmed especially for cinemas at the Vaudeville […]
  • COMEDY | ROB NEWMAN’S TOTAL ECLIPSE OF DESCARTES | SATURDAY 2 MARCH - A comedy legend brings his new show about philosophy to Lyme Regis ‘A jaunty and refreshingly intelligent show’ ★★★★ ~ The Guardian Based on the hit BBC Radio 4 series, this whirlwind tour of philosophy explores 3000 years of good and bad ideas from Pythagoras to driverless cars, by way of levitating Buddhist monks, Pavlov’s […]
  • COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH GLENN MOORE | SATURDAY 23 MARCH - Four comedians, one night: our headliner’s stand-up show – Glengarry Glen Glenn – was one of 2016’s best shows of the Edinburgh Fringe. Known for his inventive jokes, Glenn Moore has supported Tiff Stevenson, Josie Long and Alun Cochrane and has appeared on Mock The Week. He’s joined by three other comedians on the bill.  […]
  • SCREENING | WILDE WEDNESDAYS: AN IDEAL HUSBAND | WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH - Recorded at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End, this is the return of Oscar Wilde’s hugely popular masterpiece. It stars Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber (Silk), and Susan Hampshire (Forsyte Saga, Monarch of the Glen). A new production of the Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre […]
  • COMEDY | LYME REGIS COMEDY CLUB WITH CHRIS MCCAUSLAND | SATURDAY 20 APRIL - Chris McCausland is a British stand-up comedian and actor from Liverpool and star of Live At The Apollo. Suzy Bennett, winner of the Funny Women Award, and Andrew White are also on the bill in this great value night out. Resident compere Tom Glover hosts. Chris is blind, has been performing stand-up since 2003, and […]
  • THEATRE | MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | WEDNESDAY 29 MAY - The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe Join their all-male troupe in Lyme Regis for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ like none other. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous […]
  • COMEDY | COUNT ARTHUR STRONG | SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER - The BBC Radio 4 and TV legend brings his new show to the Marine  – ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’   “Undeniably brilliant” – The Guardian As well as being the all-round entertainer we all know and love from the telly, Count Arthur Strong is also a lifelong fan of astronomy, since having been given a microscope, […]
  • COMEDY | DAVE JOHNS: FROM BYKER TO THE BAFTAS | SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER - The lead actor from I Daniel Blake brings his new solo show to the Marine Dave Johns famously played the lead in I Daniel Blake, Ken Loach’s critically acclaimed and multi award winning film, which won the much coveted Palme D’or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. For the same role he won a BAFTA.  As […]