Malvern Comedy Festival sees big names coming to town next month

A FESTIVAL of laughter and wit will be taking place next month with some of the biggest names in British comedy coming to Malvern.

The Malvern Hills Comedy Festival spans 11 days starting from October 8 to 19.

Venues include Malvern Theatres, The Regal Theatre in Tenbury, The Boat House in Upton upon Severn and the Malvern Con Club.

To kick off the festival, renowned funnyman Jack Dee will be performing at Malvern Theatres, along with award-winning Alistair McGowan, Jasper Carrott OBE and Josh Widdicombe.

The Regal Theatre in Tenbury will also be welcoming Seann Walsh to the stage.

Cllr Daniel Walton, portfolio holder for tourism and economic development at Malvern Hills District Council, said: “It’s great to see this festival will be bringing such a famed line-up of comedians into the district to entertain comedy goers.

“It’s also a great opportunity to visit our much-loved theatres and hospitality venues within the towns.”

Visit www.visitthemalverns.org/blog/comedyfestival to book tickets.

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