Bottle Rocket Events
Our next 10 events are listed below. You can see ALL events here or by clicking on the comprehensive event calendar. You can also click on your chosen venue on the right to filter events further.
Friday 13th December, 7.45pm – Peterborough Key Theatre
Award winning comedian, writer and star of the hit Irish panel show, The Panel, Jarlath Regan fuses on-the-money observational stand-up and high grade audience messing and is one act not to be missed.
“If you’re looking for straight-shooting, no fooling, original stand-up comedy you won’t be disappointed” The Independent
As seen on Russell Howard’s Good News.
Support from Paul F Taylor (New Act of The Year 2013; “Lovely offbeat lines” Evening Standard) and the inventive and imaginative Richard Todd.
Saturday 14th December, 8pm – The Y, Leicester
Now in its 7th year, the Bottle Rocket Christmas Special always gets your festive season off to a hilarious start.
This year’s headliner – Simon Evans is one of the Uk’s most renowned purveyors of acutely dry hilarity. Star of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Radio 4 and much more.
With the blisteringly original rising star and Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee James Acaster (As seen on Dave’s One Night Stand and on tour with Milton Jones), TV regular Iain Stirling and host with the most Fergus Craig.
Thursday 19th December 2013, 8pm – Melton Theatre
With a career spanning twenty years, Boothby Graffoe is notorious for his surrealism, originality, and side-splitting musical comedy.
Line up also features Suzi Ruffell (“This is what talent looks like before it hits big” London Is Funny) the quickfire Paul McMullan and your host Lloyd Griffith (“the next big thing” FHM).
Book now for this very special Christmas show and ‘get your merry on’. It’ll be damn fun. And very Christmassy.
Saturday 25th January 2014, 8pm – Peterborough Key Theatre
“Slick, intelligent, blissfully funny…this is insightful, warm, classy comedy.’ ***** Time Out”
His sharp wit, intelligent commentary, unmistakable charm and clinical delivery have established him as an extremely popular performer with undoubted world-class potential.
Friday 7th February, 7pm – Belmont Hotel, Leicester
FOSTER’S EDINBURGH BEST COMEDY SHOW – NOMINEE
His wife’s parents have moved in. Permanently. Not so much a show as a person getting out of the house. But fear not, Wozniak has more show business in his moustache than he does in his little finger. Where do you keep yours? Let’s find out if we get around to it.
‘Just could be the new comedy hero.’ Time Out
Friday 7th February, 7.30pm – Firebug, Leicester
Following stand out performances on Live At The Apollo (BBC1), The Royal Variety Performance (ITV1) and The Edinburgh Comedy Gala (BBC3), Hal is being strongly tipped as the next big thing.
“On the edge of great fame” ★★★★ Fest
“Tough Luvvie is his best solo stand up show to date” ★★★★ The Telegraph
Friday 7th February, 8.30pm – Belmont Hotel, Leicester
An un-themed collection of thoughts ranging from funerals to fizzy drinks. And stories about Here Krishna removal men, Witnessing the worlds slowest car crash, and going to the Olympic opening ceremony.
Nominated Best Club Comic, 2012 Chortle Awards.