Have a laugh at this year’s Literature Festival

There’s plenty of comedy on offer at this year’s Literature Festival, from familiar faces and fringe festival favourites.

Whatever you’re hungry for, there’s plenty of comedy on the menu to choose from.

What's happening in Chester Literature Festival?

On Stage Robin Ince: I’m a Joke and So Are You
Mon 7.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians – those who professionally examine our quirks on…

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On Stage Rob Auton: The Talk Show
Sat 8.30pm
Garret Theatre

The second best reviewed comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018, ‘The Talk Show’ is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking by award winning writer and performer Rob Auton.

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On Stage Douglas Walker: Of Christmas Past
Garret Theatre

Christmas is a time for joy and happiness, but there’s a sinister secret wrapped in the stories we tell. Douglas Walker unravels a shocking true story with his ingenious new comic play. An absurd and incredible one-man epic, encompassing a dizzying cast of characters spanning 100 years of history.

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On Stage An Evening with Pam Ayres
Tue 7.30pm
Storyhouse Theatre

Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Funny and warm, her charming understated manner belies a rare comic precision. Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the absurd details of everyday life, and unforgettable turn of phrase, combine to make her a true national treasure.

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Festival Chester Literature Festival

Storyhouse’s annual festival of words and ideas returns this coming autumn.