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Leamington Comedy Festival Finale 2017

festival finale

Date: 14th October 2017

Location: Main Stage, Royal Spa Centre

Time: 20:00

Featuring comedy legend and TV star Alan Davies, musical mirth from Mr David Jordan, Javier Jarquin the card ninja, rising comedy star Eshan Akbarr

Get ready for top notch Comedy Fun at our bumper festival finale with a mixed bill of some of the finest, funniest and delightfully excellent comedians around!

Featuring comedy legend and TV star Alan Davies, musical mirth from Mr David Jordan, Javier Jarquin the card ninja, rising comedy star Eshan Akbarr and hosted by Britains Got Talent semi-finalist Christian Lee!

Alan Davies

English comedian, writer and actor, best known for starring in the mystery series Jonathan Creek and the panel show QI. This is a rare stand-up appearance from one of the all-time greats! Enjoy.

‘One of the best stand-up comics out there…packed with deft silliness and shrewd observation’ The Guardian

A jam-packed evening of mirth headlined by the one and only Alan Davies!

As ever, we round up the week with a full on show featuring a plethora of comedians, this year with our star headline guest being the one and only star of QI, As Yet Untitled and of course, Jonathan Creek - ALAN DAVIES! 

The ful line up and compere will be announced as soon as we cna, but in the meantime get in quick for your tickets, as these always go fast!

A jam-packed evening of mirth headlined by the one and only Alan Davies!

As ever, we round up the week with a full on show featuring a plethora of comedians, this year with our star headline guest being the one and only star of QI, As Yet Untitled and of course, Jonathan Creek - ALAN DAVIES! 

The ful line up and compere will be announced as soon as we cna, but in the meantime get in quick for your tickets, as these always go fast!

A jam-packed evening of mirth headlined by the one and only Alan Davies!

As ever, we round up the week with a full on show featuring a plethora of comedians, this year with our star headline guest being the one and only star of QI, As Yet Untitled and of course, Jonathan Creek - ALAN DAVIES! 

The ful line up and compere will be announced as soon as we cna, but in the meantime get in quick for your tickets, as these always go fast!

"A LAUGH a minute it certainly was at the Leamington Comedy Festival FINALE" LEAMINGTON OBSERVER

"Davies has made an effortless return to stand-up comedy, clearly enjoying every moment on stage ..." Evening Standard

Christian Lee

Christian Lee is a talented and award winning, comedy magician. Reaching the Live Finals of the Britain’s Got Talent 2016  with over 40 million and counting Youtube Hits worldwide. Christian has also been crowned Grand Finalist of Britain Does Variety and nominated Best Host at the London Cabaret Awards. Christian is also extremely popular with family audiences winning BBC One’s TV show The Slammer .

 

David Walliams: “I had the best view of everybody at the trick, and you’re a great magician”.

Alesha Dixon: “You entertained us so brilliantly well”. “You know how to work the audience, I had a big smile on my face. It was silly and stupid, but all in a great way”

 ‘Mighty magical talents’ Evening Standard

‘Fabulous magic-riddled comic Christian Lee’ Time Out

Javier Jarquin

Card throwing ninja who has spent the last 4 years working as a professional award winning comedian in New Zealand and Australia. Javier Jarquin moved to the UK in 2010 where he has established himself as a circuit regular and headline act around the country and in mainland Europe.

He has performed on the same bill with the likes of Jimmy Carr, Stewart Lee, Jo Brand and Paul Daniels.

'High calibre throughout' The Morning Star

'Brilliantly entertaining performance' The Edinburgh Reporter

'Seriously talented when it comes to wowing a crowd' The Stage

David Jordan

Combining his brilliant voice with carefully crafted, hilarious and edgy songs, though still a comedy fledgling, David has already written jokes for BBC Radio Four's hit show, 'The News Quiz', music for Comedy Central’s 'Seann Walsh World' and artwork for Greg Davies’ Taskmaster for Dave.

He has also performed to sell-out audiences in London's West End alongside flesh-versions of his DVD collection: comedy legends Stewart Lee, Jeremy Hardy, Richard Herring and Mark Thomas, Francesca Martinez, Zoe Lyons and many more.

musical masterpieces’ The Argus   

‘Bold. Brash. Good gags.’  Evening Standard

‘six-stringed applause machine’ Chortle  

‘confident, crowd-pleasing set of songs’  Leicester Mercury

 ‘Brilliant, hilarious & edgy songs.’  Francesca Martinez  (wonderful wobbly comedian)

 Eshaan Akbar

A winner of the Piccadilly Comedy Club New Comedian of the Year 2016, Eshaan has been in the finals of other prestigious competitions, including So You Think You’re Funny 2014 and Laughing Horse 2014. He has performed across the UK and in Germany and Bangladesh. In 2016, he supported Dane Baptiste on his UK tour.

His professional career has taken him from private banking through to corporate communications via a career in local government public policy. He has previously written for The Guardian, The Times online, The Observer New Review and The Huffington Post UK. He is a member of the UK Speechwriters Guild and Fellow of the RSA.

‘So slick, I could have been watching a Live at the Apollo set’ Evening Standard

‘A story that’s likely to go far’ Chortle

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Cost: £23.00

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