Mostly Comedy – July

Hosted by: David Ephgrave

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  • Thursday 20th July

  • The Queen Mother Theatre

  • Mostly Comedy


This event is now sold out but there will be a returns list on the door from 7.15pm, any available seats will be distrbuted just before 8pm, on a first-come-first-served basis.

Hitchin’s popular comedy club relaunches at the Queen Mother Theatre as part of the 2023 Hitchin Festival. Join host David Ephgrave for a mixed bill of the best names in comedy.

Stand-up from JAMES ACASTER

(Star of Netflix’s ‘Repertoire’. Seen on ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Mock The Week’, Live at The Apollo’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’, ‘Taskmaster’ and ‘Would I Lie To You?’)

(Record-breaking five consecutive ‘Best Comedy Show’ nominations at the Edinburgh Fringe)

‘Comic genius’ ★★★★★ (Evening Standard)

‘Stand-up of the highest, most playful order’ ★★★★★ (Guardian)

‘He really is rewriting the comedy rulebook’ (Time Out)

‘If Oxford wants to study stand-up in depth, Acaster is a good place to start’ (Sunday Times)


(As seen on ‘QI’, ‘Have I Got News For You’, ‘Live at The Apollo’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’, ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks’ and ‘Would I Lie to You?’)(Four-times Perrier Award Nominee. Writers’ Guild Comedy Award Winner)

‘Comedy of a rare scope’ ★★★★★ (Times)

‘A towering presence in absolute control’ ★★★★ (Evening Standard)

‘Stand-up comedy’s coolest customer’ (Telegraph)


(Featured in The Times, Daily Telegraph, Comedy Central, i Newspaper, Scotsman and Edinburgh Evening News best Fringe jokes lists.)

‘As smooth as they come’ (BBC)

‘Refreshingly down-to-earth…devastatingly witty’ (EdFest Magazine)

‘A very likeable stand-up, confident but not cocky, and a lot of fun to spend time with…a natural entertainer’ (View From the Gods)

‘Fringe veteran’ (ThreeWeeks)

‘Wonderfully innovative comedy’ (Broadway Baby)

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