Sara Pascoe: Work In Progress

Sara Pascoe returns to this year’s Leeds Comedy Festival with an exclusive work in progress of her new stand-up show.

The star of ‘Guessable’, ‘Out Of Her Mind’ and ‘Last Woman On Earth’ received huge critical acclaim and numerous awards for her last tour show, ’LadsLadsLads’ whish was recorded for BBC2 at the London Palladium.

Russell Kane: Work In Progress

Multi award-winning comedian, Russell Kane comes to Leeds for an exclusive work in progress show.

“One of the quickest, most stimulating stand-ups in the land”

★★★★ The Times

Best known for his appearances on ‘Live At Apollo’, ‘Celebrity Juice’ and ‘I Am Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now’, Russell was nominated four times for prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Awards before winning Best Show in 2010. He then went onto make history as the first comedian to win both the Edinburgh Award and Melbourne Comedy Festival’s Barry Award in one year. Famed for his critically acclaimed tours Russell has been performing sell-out shows across the globe.

‘… at the top of his game’ – The Guardian

‘One of a kind’ – The Telegraph

Maisie Adam: Work In Progress

Maisie Adam returns to her native Yorkshire with an exclusive work in progress show as part of this year’s Leeds Comedy Festival.

Having spent the last year unable to perform live, she has busied herself with countless appearances on TV shows such as ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’, ‘Mock the Week’, ‘QI’, ‘Have I Got News for You’, ‘Would I Lie To You?’ and ‘Richard Osman’s House of Games’, as well as creating and hosting  the podcast ‘That’s A First’ alongside fellow comedian Tom Lucy.

“Go see Maisie now and have bragging rights for years to come”


Maisie catapulted onto the comedy circuit In 2017 when she won the hugely prestigious  ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition at Edinburgh Fringe (which has previously been won by Peter Kay, Aisling Bea, and Tom Allen amongst others) and returned the following year where she was nominated for the Best Newcomer at the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

She returned to the Edinburgh Fringe the following year with her show ‘Hang Fire’, which she then toured around the UK and Europe to great acclaim and sold out shows with her run at the Soho Theatre being extended several times

‘Maisie Adam is phenomenal’ – THE SCOTSMAN

Tez Ilyas: The Vicked Preview

“Tez Ilyas’s political stand-up is candyfloss with a razorblade inside: sweet and familiar at first, then shockingly, painfully sharp”

★★★★ The Telegraph

Tez Ilyas is back! As silly, smart and subversive as ever, join him for this preview of his brand-new tour. Star of ‘The Tez O’Clock Show’ (Channel 4), ‘TEZ Talks’ (BBC Radio 4) and ‘Man Like Mobeen’ (BBC Three).

“Radiantly entertaining” ★★★★ (The Times)

“Blackburn’s Chris Rock” ★★★★ (The Guardian)

Larry Dean: Work In Progress

“Confessional storytelling at its funniest”

Herald ★★★★★

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Larry Dean is here to try out some brand-new jokes. As seen on BBC2’s ‘Live At The Apollo’ and ‘Mock The Week’.

“Destined to become a household name” Telegraph ★★★★

Reginald D. Hunter…and friends


All original tickets remain valid for this new date.

“Stand-up comedy’s coolest customer” returns to Leeds for an exclusive intimate show of his searingly honest material which has made him a household name in the UK.

“Reginald D Hunter joins the top rank of stand-up comedians working today… simply exhilarating”

The Times

Reginald’s TV appearances have included being a regular guest on ‘Have I Got News for You?’ numerous headline slots on ‘Live At The Apollo’ and two series of BBC Two’s hugely popular ‘Reginald D Hunter’s Songs of the South’.

Rachel Fairburn: Maniac (Preview)

This is a preview of Rachel’s brand-new show ahead of her full UK autumn tour.

A lot has happened, hasn’t it? One thing she can promise is dark humour, a bit of filth and probably some misplaced outrage about everything from insomniacs to slasher movies.

“Bright, brave and bitterly enjoyable”

★★★★ Skinny

Rachel is the co-host of cult, hit podcast ‘All Killa No Filla’, as seen BBCs ‘Stand Up for Live Comedy’, BBCs ‘Funny Festival Live’ and ‘Pointless Celebrities’.

“Huge presence in a pint-sized frame” ★★★★ Chortle

“Gag-heavy, opinionated and smart” ★★★★ Funny Women

★★★★ Three Weeks

★★★★ The Edinburgh Reporter

Seann Walsh

Seann Walsh

Described as ‘the best observational comedian of his generation’ (The Guardian), this Edinburgh Award nominee’s last UK tour show After This One, I’m Going Home ended with standing ovations around the country. 

Seann has starred in Netflix’s ‘Flinch’, ‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘Tonight at The London Palladium,’ ‘Celebrity Juice’, ‘Play To The Whistle’, ‘Virtually Famous,’ ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’, ‘Chatty Man’, ‘Stand Up Central’ and is a regular guest on The Jonathan Ross Show.

“the best observational comedian of his generation”

The Guardian

Not just one of the country’s funniest stand-up comedians, Seann can be seen acting in Jack Dee’s ITV sitcom ‘Bad Move’ where he plays audience favourite, Grizzo.

Matt Forde: Clowns To The Left Of Me…


Tony’s 16th solo show is turning out to be his best yet. Top drawer Tony for connoisseurs of comedy who have seen it all and are funny in their own bones. The comedian’s comedians’ comedian for the comedy nerd seeking Dadaist nirvana.

“An unstoppable comedy force…you find yourself giggling helplessly.”

The Scotsman

Tony Identifies as a Hominid, Homo Sapiens, Neanderthal, Indo-European horse tribesman, an Englishman, a Canadian, a non-iron man and a Trinidadian and a Tobagonian. A dog, a dog owner, owned by a dog, a surrealist, an absurdist and an artist who is comedy of person. A parent, a thrower, a catcher, a reader and a farmer.

The Comedy Selection at Mook

A delicious mix of comedy treats!

Running time: 90 mins. approx

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