Everyman and Playhouse comedian lineup set to light up 2024

The Everyman and Playhouse are set to light up your 2024 with an incredible lineup of comedians including Guz Khan and Griff Rhys Jones.

Tim Vine brings his witty one-liners, while Babatunde Aléshé and Ivo Graham offer unique social commentary. Jon Courtenay provides a mix of comedy and music. Tom Davis, Jarlath Regan, and the Scummy Mummies bring their distinctive style and humour. Rosie Jones and Rosie Holt deliver sharp wit that will leave the audience in stitches. 

Due to popular demand, Guz Khan Live returns to the Playhouse with his big-screen persona and BAFTA-nominated hilarity on Friday 23 February. Following him is Babatunde Aléshé, showcasing impeccable stagecraft and comic timing on Saturday 24 February.  

Rosie Jones, a sharp and unique comedian, guarantees a performance full of unapologetic fun on Tuesday 26 March at the Everyman. The tickets for Tim Vine on Saturday, 16 March, have already sold out.  

On Friday, 5 April, Jon Courtenay, the winner of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, takes audiences on a musical comedy journey featuring his hilarious one-man musical. Ivo Graham, a nominee for Best Comedy Show at the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Awards, presents Organised Fun on Saturday 6 April. Griff Rhys Jones returns to Liverpool on Tuesday, 30 April, with his funny observations and comic stories following the hugely successful international tour, All Over The Place. 

Tom Davis, best known for the hit TV shows King Gary, Murder In Successville is taking over the stage for his biggest tour, Underdog, on Saturday, 4 May. Rosie Holt’s new show, That’s Politainment!, will tread the fine line between politics and entertainment on Saturday, 25 May. 

Scummy Mummies, a comedy duo known for their unabashed confessions take on motherhood are bringing all their most-loved songs and sketches on Wednesday, 5 June. Following millions of downloads and views on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Jarlath Regan’s epic new standup comedy show is on Thursday 6 June. 

There’s also a regular programme of comedy and spoken word every Thursday downstairs at the Everyman.

On the first Thursday of the month, A Lovely Word features a headliner and open mic poets. The Reel Tours: Mega Movie Quiz in a Theatre is held every third Thursday, and comedy night Fem De La Femme takes place every fourth Thursday. 

Mellowtone presents an intimate night of music on Thursday, 29 February. The Spare Rib Burlesque Night will be held on Friday 5 April and Friday, 7 June.

A vibrant night for Black women creatives, GODDESS, is held quarterly and Tours & Afternoon Tea are back this year by popular demand, along with Murder Mystery Afternoon Tea during the Easter holiday. It’s advisable for audiences to secure tickets in advance to ensure they don’t miss out.

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