Star of Live at the Apollo (BBC2) Impractical Jokers (BBC3) Russell Howards Good News (BBC3) Stand up Central (Comedy Central), Paul McCaffrey is one of the UK’s finest comedians.
On the radio, Paul has recently co-hosted the Rock and Roll football on Absolute Radio and the Warm up on TalkSport as well as guesting on Rob Beckett’s show on Absolute and performing Stand up on Russell Kanes Whistlestop Tour on Radio 2. Paul is also the co-host of Radio Xs The Britpopcast, a brand new podcast all about 90s music with George Lewis.
Paul has supported some of the biggest names in comedy on tour including Sean Lock, Kevin Bridges, Michael Mcintyre, John Bishop and Lee Mack. 2019 saw McCaffrey take to the road for his first solo headline tour ‘I thought I’d have grown out of this by now’, playing to packed houses across the UK and has most recently toured his latest show ‘Lemon’.
An award-winning comedian (Latitude New Act of the Year, London Paper/Soho Theatre London Comic Competition), One of the most in demand headliners at all the major UK comedy clubs. He has performed Seven critically-acclaimed Edinburgh shows, as well as performing comedy at major music festivals such as Reading, Leeds, V Festival, Bestival and Latitude.
Support from Harvey Hawkins and Julia Stenton
Harvey Hawkins is an instantly likeable comic who quickly develops a rapport with the crowd, thanks to years of experience as an MC for his own regular comedy nights. Harvey is one of the most sought after new acts on the circuit thanks to a combination of critical acclaim and award-winning performances, that include winner’s performances at the Birmingham Comedy Festival’s Breaking Talent Award in October 2016 and a National Gong Show Award.
Unexpected, witty and engaging, Julia Stenton uses vivid imagery and acerbic storytelling to delight audiences with lots of middle class filth and nostalgia and sometimes both. Funny Women semi-finalist 2019 and Stand Up for Cider finalist 2020.
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee (2022) Louise Leigh is living proof that a midlife crisis doesn’t have to involve a Harley Davidson and an underwear model (yet). Since starting to do stand-up aged 43, she’s performed at some of the biggest venues in the country and in 2019, she took her show Louise Leigh Identifiable to Brighton Fringe and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where in a short run, she got a 4 star review from the Wee Review and was selected as One of the Best things to see on the Free Fringe by Edinburgh Live.
RESIDENT TOM GLOVER
Originally from Bridport, Tom Glover has been hosting and performing at comedy nights in the south west since 2011. As well as being the resident compere at the Lyme Regis Comedy Club, Tom is also a regular host at the Weymouth Pavilion, Blandford Corn Exchange, Teignmouth Pavilions, and the Jurassic Fields Festival. His solo show A Glover Not A Fighter had a month long run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.