Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 6th April

EnjoyCoventry Comedy Central Live - Stand Up Comedy
6th April 7pm - 10:30pm
Square One, Coventry University, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5QP
Some of the best stand up comedians head to Coventry
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Fri 3rd May

EnjoyCoventry Adult Acting Classes
3rd May 6pm - 8pm
Belgrade Theatre Coventry, CV1 1GS
Lights, Camera, Action - it's YOUR turn to be in the spotlight!
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EnjoyCoventry Coventry Comedy Festival 2019
3rd May 6pm - 12th May 10pm
Coventry City Centre
They say laughter is the best medicine, and if you like to laugh, you’re going to love this 10 day festival happening in the heart of Coventry.
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EnjoyCoventry Rob Deering : Work In Progress
3rd May 6pm - 7pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Rob Deering, one of the most in-demand headliners on the stand-up circuit, is creating his first new show since Edinburgh Festival smash Musicface.
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EnjoyCoventry Josh Pugh : Maybe The Real Comedy Awards Are The Friends We Made Along The Way.
3rd May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
“Wonderfully off-kilter” The List. English Comedian of the Year winner and local lad Josh Pugh brings an hour of comedy and dispels any rumours you may have read online (genuinely didn’t know he was a police officer). “Genius” – Ticketmaster.
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EnjoyCoventry Adult Acting Classes
3rd May 8pm - 10pm
Belgrade Theatre Coventry, CV1 1GS
Lights, Camera, Action - it's YOUR turn to shine in the spotlight!
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EnjoyCoventry Tom Glover: A Glover Not A Fighter
3rd May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
The debut show from lovable West Country favourite Tom Glover; Runner up in the prestigious Lastminute Comedy Club Comedian of the Year and finalist in the Inaugural Petfringe Comedian of the Year.
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Sat 4th May

EnjoyCoventry George Zach : Greek Comedian of The Year
4th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
Born & Bred in Greece, based in the UK and taking the comedy circuit by storm, come see why George is one of the best acts this side of the Acropolis!
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EnjoyCoventry Patrick Monahan : started from the bottom, now I’m here
4th May 7pm - 8pm
The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH
Brand new stand up show from multi award winning Irish Iranian comedian. Patrick was born in Iran, then moved to the outskirts of Middlesbrough where he grew up poor immigrant working class living in a caravan. Flash forward 2 decades...
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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 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

EnjoyCoventry Al Lubel : A Work In Progress
5th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Catch Twenty Two, 25A Hertford St, Coventry CV1 1LF
Winner of the Amused Moose Judges Prize for his 2013 Edinburgh show, yet one of the last comics to appear on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson (making six more appearances with Jay Leno and five appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman)
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EnjoyCoventry 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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Fri 10th May

EnjoyCoventry CHRIS STOKES : WE DON'T NEED ROADS
10th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix, 122 Gosford St, Coventry CV1 5DL
“One impressive comic” - New Statesman. From BBC Three, Dave and Radio 4, award-winning comedian Chris (Milton Jones & Jason Manford tour support) presents a stand-up show about time, space, love, reality and teeth.
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EnjoyCoventry Comedy Central Live - Tez Ilyas
10th May 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Square One, Coventry University, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5QP
Tez is one of the stars of hit sitcom Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three) and has appeared on Mock the Week (BBC Two), The Last Leg (C4), Live From the BBC (BBC Two), Live from the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Kevin Hart’s Live from Montreal (LOL Network),
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Sat 11th May

EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry Paul Kerensa Sings The Bible! A One-Man Jukebox Musical
11th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Yard, 11-12 Bull Yard, Coventry CV1 1LH
Believe it or not (either's fine), this British Comedy Award-winning writer (Miranda, Top Gear, TFI Friday) karaokeizes 66 books (including Noah, Moses, Mary, Jesus, Donald etc) into one scrip-roaring hour, via Gloria Gaynor, Queen, Elvis and Disney.
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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 99 (First World) Problems Feat. Andy Quirk and Anna J
11th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Catch Twenty Two, 25A Hertford St, Coventry CV1 1LF
The UK’s Premier Rapper of First World Problems and his surly Lead Backup Dancer invite you to join their crew for their latest musical comedy show tackling the inconsequential irks of modern living!
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EnjoyCoventry Susan Murray : Blunt Force Trauma
11th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
JJ's, The Skydome, 2 Croft Rd, Coventry CV1 3AZ
The Black Country’s semi-famous daughter and only full time stand-up comic, Susan Murray brings her blistering new satire show to the Coventry Comedy Festival.
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Sun 12th May

EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry 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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EnjoyCoventry Tom Allen
12th May 6:30pm - 10pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Corporation St, Coventry CV1 1GS
The first Coventry Comedy Festival will be closing with our Grand Finale at the Belgrade Theatre. Join us as we welcome Tom Allen as our headliner! Supported by Douglas Carter, and Compere'd by James Cook
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