Al Murray's stand up character, The Pub Landlord, is a caricature of the stereotypical licensee who has a morbid fear of foreigners. The Pub Landlord has helped Al Murray become one of Britain's best comedians and anyone who has seen his live performances would have to agree.
Toothy comedian Alan Carr is a regular on the comedy stand-up circuit and has performed at all the major comedy festivals. His comedy chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man has been on air since 2009 and has won several TV awards.
Comedy and TV presenting duo Ant & Dec first rose to fame as actors on the children's television show Byker Grove. Since those early days, the pair have gone on to present all manner of TV shows including: Pop Idol, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and Britain's Got Talent to name but a few.
Bill Bailey has extended his Larks in Transit tour to include a series of arena shows in 2019. The award-winning comedian and musician will perform at some of the UK's largest arenas in May and June 2019.
Comedian, musician, presenter and actor...Billy Connolly is one of Scotland's best loved and funniest entertainers. Most recently viewers will have seen 'The Big Yin' thundering across America on his motor-trike in the ITV series Billy Connolly's Route 66.
Irish comedian, Dara O Briain is best known for his role as the quizmaster on BBC's Mock the Week. His quick-witted humour has earned him a place at the top of the British comedy circle. Dara attended University College, Dublin where he studied theoretical physics and maths, something that he hasn't introduced into his stand-up routines... yet. Dara has made several other television appearances including hosting Have I Got News For You and Live at the Apollo.
Irish funnyman, Ed Byrne, was born in 1972 and has made appearances on numerous television shows such as Father Ted, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Multi-award winning comedian Eddie Izzard is well known and loved for his rambling, whimsical style of stand-up comedy. Eddie has also racked up an impressive number of film credits during his career, appearing in numerous films including Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen and Valkyrie.
Folk comedy duo Flight of the Conchords will tour the UK & Ireland for the first time in seven years in 2018. Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie's Flight of the Conchords sing Flight of the Conchords Tour will visit venues across the region in June and July 2018.
Frankie Boyle is Scotland's funniest export at present. His harsh, close-to-the-bone humour has been applauded and criticised by many but he remains true to his unmoralistic comedic views and is very rarely caught out. Frankie Boyle has appeared as a regular guest on Mock the Week and other TV quiz shows where his sharp, harsh wit has received much acclaim.
Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse have been working together for 25 years. During that time they've created many classic TV comedy characters – including Loadsamoney, the Old Gits, Smashie and Nicey, Kevin the Teenager, Julio Geordio, The Scoucers, The Writer and the Landlady, The Surgeons, to name but a few.
The Impractical Jokers will be touring the UK & Ireland during the autumn of 2019. The TV pranksters will perform shows in Belfast, Birmingham, Newcastle, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Manchester, London and Dublin as part of The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour.
Jack Whitehall is heading back out on the road in 2019 with his biggest ever UK & Ireland arena tour. The award-winning stand-up comedian will perform his new show – Stood Up – at 15 venues across the region in November and December 2019.
Salford born comedian, Jason Manford's career started with him being in the right place at the right time. Working in the Buzz Comedy Club, Chorlton, at the age of just 17, Jason stood in for a comedian who didn't turn up and was an instant hit. Jason is a team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and a huge Manchester City supporter.
Born James Anthony Patrick, Jimmy Carr began his comedy career in 2000 after leaving his marketing job with Shell. As well as being one of the top UK stand-up acts of our time, Jimmy Carr is also the host of Distraction and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Jimmy has also hosted the last few years of Big Fat Quiz Of The Year.
Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop has achieved huge success – performing to sold-out audiences across the country during an incredible career. His previous UK tours include: Supersonic (2014), Rollercoaster (2012), Sunshine (2011) and Elvis Has Left The Building (2010).
Kevin Bridges has had an astonishing rise to success in recent years, and is now widely regarded as one of UK's very best stand-up comedians. He's been dubbed as "brilliant" by his comedy idol and fellow Glaswegian Billy Connolly.
Kevin Hart will visit the UK in 2018 as part of his widely successful and massively hysterical Irresponsible Tour. The award-winning American comedian and actor will perform shows in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London during the tour.
Lee Evans is one of Britain's best loved and most popular comedians. Lee initially rose to fame in the early nineties when, in 1993, he won the Perrier Comedy Award for his shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His comedy routines are delivered in hugely energetic, manic style.
One of Britain's finest comedians, Lee Mack (born Lee Gordon McKillop) has quick wit, intelligent humour and a fantastic delivery. Lee co-writes BBC's Not Going Out and has also appeared as a guest and guest presenter on Have I Got News For You?, Mock The Week and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Lee is also a team captain on Would I Lie To You?.