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Famous comedian and author Rosie Wilby is coming to Leeds tonight to talk about monogamy and modern relationships

The famous comedian will be at Hyde Park Book Club as part of the feminist comedy club this evening.
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Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies at his Knotty Ash home aged 90

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died aged 90, just two days after getting married, his publicist has announced.

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‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

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Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sir Ken Dodd: Tributes paid to one of comedy's 'all-time greats'

Sir Ken Dodd has been described as a "legend" and an "inspiration" as celebrities and fans shared fond memories of the popular comedian following his death at the age of 90.
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Much-loved American actor and comedian set for Leeds appearance

Much-loved American actor and comedian set for Leeds appearance

One of the biggest names in American comedy is set to visit Leeds later this month.

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Funny man: Bill Bailey's new tour draws on his experience as a stand-up comic.

Bill Bailey - Comedian is still larkin’ about

One of our best-known comedians, Bill Bailey tells Chris Bond about a change in style for his new show Larks in Transit and why he still enjoys stand-up.

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League of Gentlemen bring first tour in 12 years to Leeds

League of Gentlemen bring first tour in 12 years to Leeds

There is a Leeds.
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Peter Kay's cancelled tour: Social media reacts

There has been an outpouring of sympathy for comedian Peter Kay on social media.

Comedy
Peter Kay CANCELS UK tour including Leeds gigs

Peter Kay CANCELS UK tour including Leeds gigs

Comedian Peter Kay has sensationally cancelled his entire UK tour - which included several gigs in Leeds next year.
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VIDEO: Peter Kay adds more UK tour dates including extra Yorkshire nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Comedy superstar Peter Kay is breaking box office records as he adds even more extra dates to his forthcoming UK tour - including two more nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.

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Peter Kay adds extra Leeds dates to UK tour

Peter Kay adds extra Leeds dates to UK tour

A planned 2018 tour by comedian Peter Kay has proved so popular that extra dates have been added to the schedule.
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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

Comedy

VIDEO: Peter Kay announces stand up comedy tour Arena dates

Peter Kay has announced his return to stand up comedy with his first UK arena tour in eight years.

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Ellie Taylor.

Ellie Taylor: The comedian talks Leeds, Edinburgh Fringe and The Mash Report

Your Yorkshire Evening Post caught up with Ellie Taylor ahead of her gig in Leeds.

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VIDEO: Scouting For Girls, Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan to play 2018 Wentworth Music Festival

Chart-toppers Scouting For Girls will headline the second Wentworth Music Festival with a star-studded main stage line-up also including Atomic Kitten, Go West, Right Said Fred and Lucy Spraggan, it was revealed today..
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Eminem day tickets sold out for shows in Leeds and Reading - but you can still get to see him with a weekend pass.

VIDEO: Leeds Festival Sunday tickets sold out for headliner Eminem

Eminem fans still after tickets to see the rap legend returning to Leeds Festival this summer will now have to buy a weekend camping pass - Sunday day tickets have sold out.

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BREAKING: Kasabian intimate show for lucky Leeds and Reading festivalgoers

For Crying Out Loud...get yourself a Leeds or Reading Festival ticket quick if you want the chance to see chart-toppers Kasabian play an official warm up show next week.
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YP Comment: For your eyes only – social etiquette of mobile phone users

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.

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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.

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