Clubs and Bars

Sat 4th May

Ben Norris in 'Benny on the loose'
4th May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Last year Ben Norris celebrated 25 years in stand-up comedy. Ben headlines shows all across the UK and internationally and is a regular at the world famous Comedy Store in London where he is a member of the prestigious 'Cutting Edge' team.
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Chris Kehoe : The Second Coming of Chris
4th May 9pm - 10pm
The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH
Tackling topics such as racism, climate change and pot noodle preparation, Chris brings a heady mix of surreal philosophy, acerbic wit and utter bafflement at the state of the world.   "So funny he almost turned me left wing" - Geoff Norcott
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Sun 5th May

Sarah Johnson : Mum's Going to Ibiza
5th May 9pm - 10pm
JJ's, The Skydome, 2 Croft Rd, Coventry CV1 3AZ
If you were invited to a 50th Birthday Party in Ibiza, would you go? To help you decide, Sarah Johnson takes you on her journey and it's one you'll never forget.
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Sat 11th May

Caroline Mabey : Hair of the Dog
11th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Caroline Mabey’s husband/ boyfriend/ partner (whatever!) just quit his accounting job to train as a dog groomer. Time for a life audit. A joyously deft cautionary tale about the dangers of following your (or someone else’s) dreams.
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Lovdev Barpaga : PUN-JABI
11th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
JJ's, The Skydome, 2 Croft Rd, Coventry CV1 3AZ
Lovdev Barpaga returns this year with his stupidly hilarious show 'Pun-Jabi' full of crazy stories along with his old fashioned jokes, promises a belly full of laughter.  "One of the most brilliant daft comics you'll ever see" - Joe Lycett.
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Laura Monmoth : Trans Vision Scamp
11th May 6pm - 7pm
The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH
Award-winning Laura Monmoth (not Monmouth) comes to Coventry with a multi-media tale of friendly trolling, obsession and improving our own personal reality. And karaoke, obviously.
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Sun 12th May

Sooz Kempner : Mega Drive
12th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Award-winning comedian Sooz presents a show about the video games that defined our youth and the ambition they helped create. Sega, Sonic, songs - for anyone who remembers the 90s and had big dreams as a kid.
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Dan Evans : 20%
12th May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Brace yourself for extreme investor-tainment as stand-up comedian Dan Evans pitches his 20% complete business ideas. A rare chance to stare opportunity in the face and see who blinks first.
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Vince Atta : Massive Attack
12th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Catch Twenty Two, 25A Hertford St, Coventry CV1 1LF
"Unfailingly entertaining!" Steve Bennett, Chortle. Fresh from a sell-out arena tour supporting Jason Manford, Vince Atta's hilarious, live-looping new show crashes head first into love, health, music and Hollywood via the only strategy Vince knows.
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Catherine Bohart: Work in Progress
12th May 6pm - 7pm
The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH
Fresh from "the sort of perfectly structured Edinburgh debut you always hope for and rarely get to see" (The Times, ****), Catherine Bohart has some new jokes she'd like to try. As seen on BBC2’s The Mash Report and Comedy Central's Roast Battle.
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