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Winter Warmers: Comedy Shows to Keep You Laughing this Season

With the frosty winter evenings lingering on, gather your friends and join us for a comedy show to warm the soul!


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It’s the season to get cosy, so settle down with one of our side-splitting stand-up shows or sit back and enjoy a live podcast that will have you laughing out loud.  

Janine Harouni: Man’oushe | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 10 Feb 24 

Following a hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Janine Harouni is heading on tour! Man’oushe hilariously delves into Janine’s family secrets and the challenges of pregnancy delivered poignantly with a razor-sharp edge. What could possibly go wrong with a mail-order DNA test, anyway? 

Nabil Abdulrashid: The Purple Pill | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 11 Feb 24 

This Britain’s Got Talent finalist uses his wit and comedy to explore hot issues like racism and Islamophobia, examining cultural issues and the messy world we’ve created. This new show is delivered with genuine and heartfelt emotion, considering how to be a good person while staying a badman. 

Scott Bennett | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 13 Feb 24 

Following his huge demand as a comedy writer over the past decade, Scott Bennett is delivering his first stand-up show! Having written for many well-known acts, such as Jason Manford and Chris Ramsey, catch this comedic tour de force on the edge of breaking through into the big time.  

Adam Kay: Undoctored | Norwich Theatre Royal | 13 Feb 24 

Following on from his previous literary success with This is Going to Hurt, Adam Kay is back with his record-breaking show, Undoctored. With unique tales of life on the wards and medical exams, the show is guaranteed to leave the audiences in stitches. Not literally, hopefully.  

Alison Spittle: Soup | Norwich Theatre Stage Two | 24 Feb 24 

There’s no better winter warmer than Soup. This hilarious spirited show is simmering with masterful storytelling and bubbling with humour. Best known as the co-host of BBC Sounds’ hugely popular Wheel of Misfortune, Alison Spittle delves into serious topics with a dash of humility and a heavy sprinkling of absurdity, from the cost-of-living crisis to questionable self-care tips. 

Jessica Fostekew: Mettle | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 2 Mar 24 

Passion, pace, and purpose ripple through this stand-up performance. Discussing the normal family affairs of her son joining a cult and her cat having learnt to talk, Mettle unearths her true self in this transparent yet truly hysterical and energetic show.  

James Gardner: Born in a Wheelchair | Norwich Theatre Stage Two | 2 Mar 24 

Having grown up as a carer for his disabled brother, Born in a Wheelchair is a hilarious and heart-warming account of love, laughter and ludicrous experiences. From foiled robberies to DJ sets, it showcases Gardner’s balance of humour and sensitivity, leaving lots of food for thought. 

Balancing humour with sensitivity, James Gardner riotously depicts his life growing up as a carer for his disabled brother. This heart-warming account of love explores their unique experiences in youth, from failed robberies to DJing together, leaving lots of food for thought.  

The Bugle Live | Norwich Theatre Playhouse | 3 Mar 24 

One of the longest running podcasts is back on the road! Having spent the past 16 years satirising the planet and related topics in over 600 episodes, Andy will be joined by special guests and co-hosts on a big screen, delivering their much loved high-grade nonsense.  

Fancy a discount on our shows? Join our Friends or Ambassador scheme to get a range of amazing perks! Other exclusive benefits include priority booking and discounts in our bars and restaurants, all whilst helping us provide creative experiences for everyone. Sign up now to enjoy these benefits and help us make a difference.   

For more information, please call the Box Office on 01603 630 000 or click the links below.