Comedy

Comedy

YP Comment: For your eyes only – social etiquette of mobile phone users

THE extent to which new technology runs our lives is illustrated by comedian Chris Rock’s insistence that fans will be ejected from First Direct Arena, Leeds, if caught breaching a ban on the use of mobile phones, cameras and recording devices at his forthcoming show.

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Chris Rock.

Leeds date for comedian Chris Rock on first tour for a decade

Comedian Chris Rock has announced his first UK tour in 10 years.

News 1
Michael McIntyre to return to Leeds

Michael McIntyre to return to Leeds

Britain's most popular comedian will return to Leeds for an arena performance.

News
Jack Whitehall on stage in Leeds with a fire extinguisher

Video: Stage catches fire as comedian Jack Whitehall performs in Leeds

HEARD the one about the comic whose stage caught fire in the middle of his act?

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Stand-up: Jack Whitehall is doing shows in Leeds and Sheffield this month.

Jack Whitehall: How I almost didn’t make it out of Leeds alive

Jack Whitehall is one of the country’s most recognisable comedians. He talks to Chris Bond about stand-up, Harry Potter and finding his ‘voice’.

Arts

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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Good News...comedy star Russell Howard to play Leeds and Reading Festivals 2016.

Comedy stars Russell Howard and Bill Bailey plus Grandmaster Flash to play Leeds Festival

Arena-sized comedians, global stars and popular club nights have been added to the line-up at this year's Leeds and Reading Festival.

Whats on
Leeds Comedy Festival will be an 8-day gala of giggles from this weekend!

Leeds Comedy Festival will be an 8-day gala of giggles from this weekend!

If laughter is the best medicine, then Leeds is about to open up its own pharmacy of fun!

News

Adil Ray brings Mr Khan to Yorkshire

Adil Ray has become a household name thanks to his hit TV comedy show Citizen Khan. He talks to Chris Bond about his comic creation ahead of his return to Yorkshire.

Theatre
Twelve worst Christmas cracker jokes

Twelve worst Christmas cracker jokes

You know how it goes - Grandad’s paper hat is wonky. Nobody’s touched the sprouts. It’s time to pull a cracker and tell a groan-inducing gag!

Offbeat
Bob Mortimer

Bob Mortimer has heart op but could make tour return in Leeds

Comedian Bob Mortimer has undergone a triple bypass heart operation.

Theatre
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