The Gala Preview Show returns to De Montfort Hall to launch the annual Leicester Comedy Festival, 7 - 25 February. We are delighted that Ed Byrne (as seen on Mock The Week; “Byrne is at the top of his game” The Sunday Telegraph) will host the show and he will be joined by some of the best comedians around including:

Matt Richardson
Virgin Radio, The Xtra Factor “High wattage charisma” The Guardian

Alasdair Beckett-King
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year winner 2017

Bilal Zafar
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee

Tom Lucy
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year winner 2016

Chris Washington
Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer nominee

Chris Norton Walker
“A fun, teasing way of keeping his audience on their toes” Chortle

Flo &* Joan
"Endlessly charming, catchy and b****y brilliant" Stylist

Sarah Keyworth
“Excellently deadpan” Huffington Post

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Outdoor events plan for venue
An ambitious £570,000 package of improvement work at De Montfort Hall has been approved.


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Given recent events, we would ask customers attending forthcoming concerts and events at De Montfort Hall to please allow additional time for security checks being carried out when accessing the venue.


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