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Britain's Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy to play Leeds show this weekend

Last week's Britain's Got Talent winner, Lost Voice Guy, is coming to Leeds this weekend.

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ON STAGE: Micky P Kerr had the crowd laughing at his first audition. PIC: Syco/Thames courtesy of ITV

Leeds comedian Micky looks back at Britain’s Got Talent experience

Returning to work yesterday after a whirlwind experience on Britain’s Got Talent brought Leeds comedian Micky P Kerr firmly back to reality.

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Micky P Kerr PIC: Syco/Thames

Fans salute to Leeds comedian Micky P Kerr after Britain's Got Talent final heartache

A comedian from Leeds who was defeated in the final of TV talent show Britain's Got Talent has received an outpouring of support from fans nationwide.

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Micky P Kerr. PIC: Syco/Thames

Fans wish luck to Leeds comedian performing in tonight's Britain's Got Talent final

He created quite the storm in the semi-finals when he made tennis star Andy Murray's mum Judy the butt of his joke.
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Dark comedy: Doug Stanhope is coming to Leeds in June. (photo: Brian Hennigan).

Doug Stanhope - comedy that’s on the edge

US stand-up Doug Stanhope comes from the school of hard drinking, straight-talking comics. Chris Bond talked to him on the road.

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Good stand-up can be a magical experience.

Nick Ahad: The magic of stand-up

A couple of years ago I was presenting my BBC Radio Leeds show, when something a little unexpected happened.

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Rosie Wilby.

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.

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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.

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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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