Top acts have been announced for a new comedy festival set to take place at a pub in central Bristol.
Bristol Comedy Chest Fest will feature six separate shows with eight comedians announced, including Shappi Khorsandi, Bobby Mair and Harriet Kemsley.
Taking place in the hidden cinema at the back of Horts on April 18, the event is headed up by Comedy Chest, a group of laughter lovers who throw a monthly comedy night on the last Thursday of every month.
To celebrate their first anniversary the group are throwing a festival and have kept prices for it low, with each show ion the day costing just £3.50.
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“After meeting up to help each other write comedy, we decided to create a fun, friendly night that gives anyone new to stand-up comedy the chance to do a gig alongside established comedians,” said a Comedy Chest spokesperson on their website.
“Our aim from the start was to create a quality, supportive, enjoyable atmosphere but more importantly, make sure the audience has a great time.
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“To our surprise, the first monthly gig on the March 28, 2019 sold out and Comedy Chest has continued selling out on the last Thursday of each month.
“One year on, we’ve decided to celebrate a successful first year by putting on a one day mini festival, #ComedyChestFest.
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“We’ve searched the best of the British comedy scene to bring top names to our little venue.
“The ticket prices have been kept as low as possible to say thank you to everyone who has supported us.”
Tickets to each of the six shows cost just £3.50.
For more information including the full lineup and to book tickets, visit Comedy Chest’s website.