Stand up Comedy

13 Sep 2022
Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 2019’s Best Newcomer nominee has announced her first UK has announced her UK tour and she is coming to Shrewsbury.  Her new show, ‘Madam Good Tit’, is about self-confidence, self-esteem and self-care.  After the sell-out success of her debut hour, ‘Little Miss Baby Angel Face’, at the Fringe and a prestigious Soho Theatre run...
25 Apr 2022
Dan Nightingale, the popular host of the Severn Jesters comedy night has been confirmed as the MC for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICF) Gala Show. Described by Edinburgh Festival’s Three Weeks magazine as ’magnetic, entertaining and wonderfully friendly,’ Dan Nightingale is widely regarded as one of the best performers working on the comedy circuit today. Mixing...
20 Jan 2022
Seann Walsh is the latest addition to the three acts previously announced for Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival’s (SICF) flagship Gala Show this summer. The highlight of SICF will take place at Theatre Severn on the evening of Sunday 17 July. The festival will also include performances from other comedians at multiple venues throughout Shrewsbury. Described by The Independent as ‘one of...
04 Feb 2020
COMEDY FESTIVAL FULL WEEKEND LINE UP ANNOUNCED The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival (SICFest) has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused. As ever, the weekend kicks off with a Festival Jesters show on the Thursday in the Walker Theatre (Theatre Severn) hosted by regular compere Dan Nightingale &...
22 Dec 2019
Nathan Caton is one of the most exciting young comedians on the scene. Gigging since the tender age of 19, over the last decade he has established himself both as a circuit headliner, and a name on TV and radio. Within his first few years on stage, he had picked up various accolades and coveted plaudits including the Chortle Student Comic of the Year award and Broadcast Hotshot and written and...
20 Oct 2019
The Old Post Office in Milk Street sees it's monthly comedy Club return this week. The comedy club took a break over the summer whilst most comedians headed up to Edinburgh for the world famous Edinburgh Comedy festival. On Sunday 27th October at 8pm, it will restart withe the incredible Thomas Green headlining, with Phil Walker and compere Danny McLoughlin. Thomas Green is an engaging story-...
30 Sep 2019
One broken world and ten funny songs to fix it. From BBC Radio 4's "Now Show" to his column in the New European, Mitch spreads insight and laughs in equal measure. Join the "country's leading musical satirist" (The Times) as, with six string in hand and a head full of silly rhymes, he identifies the problems and proposes (semi-serious) solutions. “Song after song of exquisitely crafted satire”...
05 Jun 2019
Alun Cochrane is headlining June's comedy club on 30th June. £7 Tickets only available from the old post office behind the bar or by ringing and purchasing them on 01743 236019. Alun Cochrane is an award-winning stand-up comedian and broadcaster. A master at observational comedy and an expert in storytelling, Alun often tells tales about eating, sleeping, daydreaming, driving, being a son,...
Carl Donnelly
13 May 2019
Top Comedian Carl Donnelly is to headline the Old Post Office Comedy Club on Sunday 26th May. Carl started performing stand-up in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting young comedians. His conversational, silly sense of humour has seen him win a host of awards (Chortle Best Club Comedian 2017; Chortle Best Newcomer 2007; Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2007...
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