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    Join some of comedy’s finest up and coming and established names on Friday nights in the Elgar Room.

    Hosting the evening’s proceedings is Ahir Shah, winner of the 2014 award for Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival, and at the time of writing, a funny and extant comedian. His sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up features a blend of emotional frankness, poetic language, and jokes.

    In August 2015, Ahir debuted his new show, Distant, at the Edinburgh Fringe, which saw huge critical success. In it Ahir turns his incisive brand of comedy to topics spanning World War One, cigarettes, vegetarianism, Islamism, capitalism, politics, climate change, love, and pirates.


    Brett Goldstein is an actor and a writer who arrived onto the scene with a bang in 2006, going on to appear as a finalist or semi finalist in practically every major comedy competition going. In 2007 he was selected to appear in the Best of New Comedy showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe, and In 2011 he took his debut solo show, Brett Goldstein Grew Up In A Strip Club to Edinburgh where it received rave reviews and played to sell-out audiences.


    Kerry Godliman is one of the UK’s finest comedy actors having starred in the Ricky Gervais’s comedy series Derek. She also presented her own series on Radio 4, Kerry’s List, and has appeared on Radio 4’s At the Fringe. Last year she made her debut appearance on long-running Radio 4 quiz, Just A Minute.


    £10 student tickets – purchase in person from our Box Office, with a valid student or NUS card.

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