CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Mark Smith (Russell Howard's Good News, MTV) has been performing stand-up regularly since 2008 and has rapidly established himself as one of the most interesting and exciting comics on the circuit. Since reaching the final of So You Think You're Funny in 2009, Mark has gigged all over the UK, is a regular MC and has broken into television to present for MTV2 and to write and perform for Dick and Dom's Funny Business on BBC Two. When Mark is not gigging he is the warm-up for shows such as Have I Got News For You and Room 101 (both BBC1). Joining Mark is the undisputed, sporadically-acclaimed comedian Andy Zaltzman, star of The Bugle podcast and Radio 4's Political Animal. Andy's also written and hosted BBC Radio 5 Live's Yes! It's The Ashes; appeared on The Now Show, Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive, The News Quiz and Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium (all BBC Radio 4) and The Late Edition (BBC 4); as well as writing for Channel 4's Bremner Bird and Fortune.
Edinburgh Comedy Previews - Mark Smith and Andy Zaltzman