The Comedy Bar: BIG GIG (January 18)

See in the New Year with the biggest and best stand up only at NST Campus

13 January, 2018

    The Comedy Bar: BIG GIG

    Saturday January 13th 2018 20:00

    Suitable for ages 14+

    Contains strong language

    At NST Campus

    See in the New Year with the biggest and best stand up's on the comedy circuit as the Comedy Bar Big Gig returns for it's 13th side-splitting year! A regular sell out so be sure to book early for this fantastic line up:




    James is an imaginative storytelling comedian who combines deft stand-up with daft stories. He regularly performs at the biggest and best comedy clubs around the world and his comedy has travelled as far as Shanghai, Dubai, Doha, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Phuket, Bali, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Australia and Singapore, including solo shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

    “James Dowdeswell is a real master of the comedian’s craft.” Chortle

    "A joy to watch" The Skinny

    "Intelligent and inventive" The List

    (James Dowdeswell replaces originally advertised Iain Stirling who is now unable to perform.)
    Chortle Award Winner and As seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Channel 4's Comedy Gala, Russell Howard's Good News, Comedy Central at The Comedy Store, The One Show and heard on BBC Radio 4's Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothing, The Now Show and Loose Ends. She has written for

    “Laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media” – The Guardian

    ‘Confident, charismatic and upbeat.’ - Chortle

    ‘The most exciting young black comic on the scene.’ - Fest


    Chortle Award Nominee and featured in Channel 4's the Top 100 Stand Up's, Jo has appeared on Mock The Week, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Have I Got News For You and Comedy Central at The Comedy Store. She has also written and appeared It's That Jo Caulfield Again and Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up! for BBC Radio 4 which received critical acclaim.

    "The audience positively howls with laughter" - Fest

    "A slick set, full of cracking observations all performed with verve, energy and great timing" - The Scotsman

    "The audience love every second" - Chortle


    The only comic ever to have got two gags in the same top 10 for Dave’s TV Funniest Jokes from the Edinburgh Fringe, Chortle Award Nominee & double Sony Award winner Gary Delaney is a regular on Mock The Week & has appeared on Dave's One Night Stand, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live and BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends.

    "The man Jimmy Carr tries to be" - BBC Online

    “I laughed and I laughed and I laughed!” - The Times

    "Razor sharp one liners" - The Daily Telegraph

    Please note: Line up's are subject to change due to act illness or filming commitments without notcie. We will always replace acts with those of a similar standard. No refunds can be given for a change of line up on a mixed bill show.