Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 22nd February

Belgrade Theatre LOUIS SACHAR'S HOLES
18th February 7pm - 22nd February 7pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Louis Sachar’s award-winning children’s novel Holes is coming to the Belgrade Theatre in February when Nottingham Playhouse’s critically acclaimed production heads out on its first UK tour.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Albany Theatre THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY
22nd February 2pm - 4:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
This magical show has been written especially for grown-ups to enjoy with their children and relive the delights of this most charming of tales - complete with a feast of sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart-warming family fun.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Warwick Arts Centre Sarah Keyworth: Pacific
22nd February 6:45pm - 8pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee for Best Newcomer and winner of the Herald Angel Award, Sarah Keyworth returns with a brand-new show Pacific.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sun 23rd February

FarGo Village TEACH REX COVENTRY 2020
23rd February 10am - 2pm
FarGo Village, Far Gosford St, Coventry, CV1 5ED United Kingdom
Join Teach Rex as they bring their T-Rex show back to Coventry.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Warwick Arts Centre Jayde Adams: The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face
23rd February 7:45pm - 9pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Jayde Adams will rifle through all the noise and self-promotion and figure out what’s actually going on.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Tue 25th February

Belgrade Theatre Peter Pan Goes Wrong
25th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
A side-splitting stage show where everything that can goes wrong, does.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Belgrade Theatre The Slightly Annoying Elephant
25th February midnight - 27th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
This February, Coventry will be getting an unexpected visit from someone big and blue and bossy when The Slightly Annoying Elephant stomps into town.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Wed 26th February

Belgrade Theatre Peter Pan Goes Wrong
25th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
A side-splitting stage show where everything that can goes wrong, does.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Belgrade Theatre The Slightly Annoying Elephant
25th February midnight - 27th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
This February, Coventry will be getting an unexpected visit from someone big and blue and bossy when The Slightly Annoying Elephant stomps into town.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Thu 27th February

Belgrade Theatre Peter Pan Goes Wrong
25th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
A side-splitting stage show where everything that can goes wrong, does.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Belgrade Theatre The Slightly Annoying Elephant
25th February midnight - 27th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
This February, Coventry will be getting an unexpected visit from someone big and blue and bossy when The Slightly Annoying Elephant stomps into town.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Warwick Arts Centre The Little Prince
27th February 1:15pm - 29th February 7:30pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
In Inua Ellams’ magical retelling of The Little Prince, the much loved story by Antoine de Saint-Euxpéry, the Little Prince descends from an African race in a parallel galaxy.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Albany Theatre GIOVANNI PERNICE – THIS IS ME (UK TOUR PREMIERE)
27th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice is back with his brand-new show for 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Fri 28th February

Belgrade Theatre Peter Pan Goes Wrong
25th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
A side-splitting stage show where everything that can goes wrong, does.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Albany Theatre JACK (OFF) & THE BEANSTALK (Adults Only Panto)
28th February 7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Fabulous, funny and filthy! A strictly adults only panto
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 29th February

Belgrade Theatre Peter Pan Goes Wrong
25th February midnight - 29th February midnight
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
A side-splitting stage show where everything that can goes wrong, does.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family
Albany Theatre Sarah and Duck
29th February 2pm - 4pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Join Sarah and Duck and your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady. Showings at 2pm and 4pm
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Tue 3rd March

Belgrade Theatre A Monster Calls
3rd March 7:30pm - 7th March 9pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
Offering a dazzling insight into love, life and healing, A Monster Calls tells the story of thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum. Together, they’ve managed just fine since his dad moved away. But now his mum is sick and not getting any better.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Wed 4th March

Albany Theatre THE BEAR (Based on the book by Raymond Briggs)
4th March 1:30pm - 3pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Ever wondered what it would be like to sit on a polar bear's lap? Or ride on its back? Have you ever tried to give a bear a bath? Looking after a bear is exhausting stuff.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Thu 5th March

Albany Theatre GO NOW! – The Music Of The Moody Blues
5th March 6:30pm - 8pm
The Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Experience the timeless sound of the greatest classic rock band of a generation and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers THE MOODY BLUES in this exceptional tribute.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Fri 6th March

Albany Theatre Mark Harrison
6th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Widely considered one of the most original and interesting artists currently operating, Mark Harrison’s highly individual, all-original music has taken him to some of the top UK venues and festivals.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 7th March

Square One Comedy Central Live- 7th March
7th March 7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 7th March. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
e: Clubs and Bars | u: Featured | e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sun 8th March

Warwick Arts Centre Kinky Boots The Musical
8th March 3pm - 5pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at the Adelphi Theatre in the heart of London’s West End, is strutting onto the big screen!
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Tue 10th March

Belgrade Theatre Once
10th March 7:30pm - 14th March 7:30pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The multi-award-winning musical comes to Coventry in March 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Wed 11th March

Belgrade Theatre Once
10th March 7:30pm - 14th March 7:30pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The multi-award-winning musical comes to Coventry in March 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Thu 12th March

Belgrade Theatre Once
10th March 7:30pm - 14th March 7:30pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The multi-award-winning musical comes to Coventry in March 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Fri 13th March

Belgrade Theatre Once
10th March 7:30pm - 14th March 7:30pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The multi-award-winning musical comes to Coventry in March 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film
Albany Theatre 3 HAIL MARY’S
13th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The most talked about Irish play in years… with rousing sing-songs, a decapitated statue, a chicken-plucker, stories of numerous heart-attacks, a fish that gets away and confusion galore about what they had for lunch.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film
Warwick Arts Centre Foil, Arms & Hog: Swines
13th March 7:30pm - 9pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Ireland’s top sketch trio are back on tour with their new show Swines. With over 100 million hits, the group are best known for their online sketches, but it’s the live show where they really shine.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 14th March

Belgrade Theatre Once
10th March 7:30pm - 14th March 7:30pm
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The multi-award-winning musical comes to Coventry in March 2020
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film
Warwick Arts Centre Ed Byrne
14th March 8pm - 9:30pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
TV favourite Ed Byrne brings his latest sell-out Fringe show and biggest tour to date to the Warwick Arts Centre.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Tue 17th March

Belgrade Theatre The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel
17th March 7pm - 19th March 3:30am
Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel invites audiences on a journey deep into the forest.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Sat 21st March

Square One Comedy Central Live- 21st March
21st March 7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 21st March. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
e: Clubs and Bars | e: Theatre, Comedy and Film
Albany Theatre JIVE TALKIN’
21st March 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The very best of the Bee Gees. A dynamic and emotionally charged show creating an evocative journey through a most treasured back catalogue of incredible music.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 4th April

Square One Comedy Central Live- 4th April
4th April 7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Comedy returns to Square One in the heart of the city on 4th April. This is your chance to see stand up comedy from some great acts straight from Comedy Central Live, with limited tickets available for only £5!
e: Clubs and Bars | e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Tue 7th April

Albany Theatre The Wizard of Oz Panto
7th April 2pm - 6pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Follow the Yellow Brick Road all the way to The Albany Theatre for this fantastic, specially devised Easter pantomime!
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Thu 9th April

Warwick Arts Centre The Tiger Who Came to Tea
9th April 2pm - 12th April 2pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage!
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Sat 11th April

Albany Theatre RAPUNZEL - A Tangled Musical Adventure
11th April 2pm - 7pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Rapunzel lets her hair down in a brand-new staging of the popular fairy tale.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Family

Thu 23rd April

Warwick Arts Centre Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
23rd April 7:30pm - 9pm
Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film
EnjoyCoventry Kendal Mountain Festival Tour
23rd April 7:30pm - 10pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Fire up your imagination with a thrilling night of adventure.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Fri 1st May

EnjoyCoventry Aaron Twitchen-Can't Stop A Rainbow
1st May 6pm - 7pm
The Yard
Comedy show about friendship, love and wine from Aaron Twitchen. For anyone who has loved, lost, or left the country to get over it. 'Positive, fun, feel-good' (ScotsGay.co.uk). 'Seriously talented. Hilarious, warm, energetic' (Skinny).
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Charlie Baker: Cream Before Jam (Work in Progress)
1st May 6pm - 7pm
The Phoenix
Award-winning stand up from your new favourite village idiot. ‘Quick and easy wit and energetic style' - Leicester Mercury. 'Baker handled the crowd brilliantly from the very start' - Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Craig Deeley: Literally The Joke
1st May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Yard
A show with jokes, and about jokes. As a boy, Craig was constantly told, "It's all a joke to you." In this new stand-up show, he shows how he's made this his strategy for dealing with daily life.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry SENSE & SENSIBILITY - BTUK
1st May 7:30pm - 9pm
Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
Ballet Theatre UK recreate the romantic world of Jane Austen with their classical adaptation of Sense & Sensibility.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film

Sat 2nd May

EnjoyCoventry GOOD KIDS: Nan's Buffet
2nd May 3pm - 4pm
The Yard
The highly anticipated, brand new show from knockabout Brummie double act Good Kids. Expect big laughs. Expect good times. Expect no leftovers. Nominees for Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2020. "A really fab little sketch act” (Joe Lycett)
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Paul McCaffrey: Work in Progress
2nd May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix
Tour support for Kevin Bridges and Sean Lock. As seen on Live at the Apollo. 'McCaffrey is going to make it big any day now. Grab your chance to say ‘I saw him when…’ - The Scotsman 'Never anything short of gut-bustingly hilarious' - GQ
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Henry Paker: Work in Progress
2nd May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Yard
Brand new stand-up and cartoons from comedian/illustrator Henry Paker! ‘Scales impressive comedy peaks throughout this entertainingly twisty solo hour’ ???? The Guardian
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Mary Flanigan STANDS Celya AB UP
2nd May 6pm - 7pm
The Yard
Coming all the way from Belfast and Paris, Mary Flanigan (BBC NI, BBC writersroom, Birmingham Breaking Talent runner up 2019) and Celya AB (Funny Women 2019 finalist, Birmingham Breaking Talent - Winner) are meeting halfway in Coventry for one night
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Comedy Central Live- 2nd May
2nd May 7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
Stand Up Comedy comes to Coventry City centre with a collection of hilarious comedians appearing at Comedy Central Live.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Hannah Jones: Job Done
2nd May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Yard
Hannah Jones has given birth to two boys, from an evolutionary perspective she has succeeded at life. Job done. Game over. but owning two small boys is proving to be less than simple
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Stevie Gray: Arctic Monkeys' Midlife Crisis
2nd May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix
Fresh from a successful Edinburgh Fringe, Stevie smashes out a show of songs, stories and silliness whilst answering that all important question, what should the middle-aged Arctic Monkeys be singing about?
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Adam Beardsmore - Amateur Hour
2nd May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix
As an up and coming act, Adam wants to be better at stand up, but he is struggling to find the time whilst juggling work, family, ego, anxiety, aspiration, origami, fire batons, swords, electric eels and two live grenades.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Rob Mulholland: Allegations
2nd May 9pm - 10pm
Catch Twenty Two
I’m going to do stand-up comedy for an hour and it’ll be very funny unless you’re a miserable sod. I’m going to talk about a lot of things but it isn’t about anything. ***** Joe.co.uk “Hilarious, fearless stand-up” Broadway Baby
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Stella Graham: Undercurrent
2nd May 9pm - 10pm
The Yard
Coventry's own Stella Graham is back. About trying to change your behaviour before you mess up your life, when you realise you're already sliding down the slippery slope. “If you're a TV executive, drop what you're doing and go see her” The Skinny
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Sun 3rd May

EnjoyCoventry Danny Clives Is Looking To Bang
3rd May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Yard
Danny Clives has supported Joe Lycett and Guz Khan on tour. He has been part of the Prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve and now he is doing a show for the Coventry Comedy Festival with jokes about hungry hippos and incense sticks.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Ham 2
3rd May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Phoenix
It's Mr Timpkins birthday and a celebration of sorts is called for. Even more tummy problems, even more musically led buffoonery and even more velvety sandalness, it all makes for a top quality fifty minutes of daftness.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Pauline Eyre- All Change
3rd May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Pauline is caring for her kids and her elderly mum. When everything changes and nobody needs her anymore, will there be any Pauline left? A comedian in the midst of a midlife crisis. Sold-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2019
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Elliot Steel: Work in Progress
3rd May 3pm - 4pm
The Yard
As seen on Comedy Central's Roast Battle and Live from the Comedy Store, and as heard on BBC Radio 1's Comedy Lounge and BBC Radio 4. Best Debut Show Nominee at Leicester Comedy Festival
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Marlon Davis: Emotional Black Male
3rd May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix
As seen on Live at the Apollo and Comedy Central's Comedy Store Live, Marlon Davis brings his critically acclaimed hour to the Coventry Comedy Festival!
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Ryan Mold and Friends Compilation Show
3rd May 3pm - 4pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Stand-up comedy compilation show hosted by Ryan Mold, introducing short sets from some of the very best comedians across Coventry Comedy Festival.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Carl Donnelly: In the name of the father, the son and the holy sh*t! (WIP)
3rd May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Phoenix
Last year, Carl did a show called ’Shall We All Just Kill Ourselves?' about how hopeless the future feels. In an ironic turn of events he is now due to become a father so is drastically rethinking his previous opinions.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Diane Spencer: Show 9
3rd May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Yard
Award-winning comic Diane Spencer casts her delightfully filthy mind onto the subject of safety! Last year this show was a work-in-progress: now all the tinkering is complete! Marital misunderstandings, holiday mishaps and stripper stories feature!
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Jane Hill- 55
3rd May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
I’m 55. I thought I'd have everything I wanted by now. Unfortunately I still don't know what that is. Warning: contains adult material, like pensions and the menopause. 'Comedy gold... she holds the room in the palm of her hand' ***** (One4Review).
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Hannah Silvester : Unmentionables
3rd May 6pm - 7pm
The Phoenix
Award-winning comedian Hannah Silvester will be airing her dirty linen in public at the Coventry Comedy Festival. Join Hannah as she swears to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, with all the embarrassing bits
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Matt Hoss: Hossanova
3rd May 6pm - 7pm
Castle Yard Taproom
The world is a burning cesspit and Matt Hoss is the only one who can stop it all (for an hour). Join Matt for hilarious anecdotes, struggles with modern morality and his irresponsible plans to save the world.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Tue 5th May

EnjoyCoventry Carl Hutchinson Live 2020
5th May 7:30pm - 10pm
Square One
After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl returns with a brand new show! Expect stories, observations & audience interaction. Always an exciting night, join this dynamic and versatile performer for a truly unmissable evening of comedy.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Thu 7th May

EnjoyCoventry Jake Lambert: Work in Progress
7th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix
Jake Lambert returns with another show full of 'brilliant one-liners' (Chortle) to discuss how people are perceived and the way we judge others. Other topics he’ll be covering: Michael Jackson, Australia, Straight Pride, Tattoos and School.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Neil Delamere: Work in Progress
7th May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix
Star of BBC’s the Blame Game, Fighting Talk and the Newsquiz Neil Delamere presents this work-in-progress show. “You’ll be hard pressed to find a more gifted comic at the Fringe.” ***** The Scotsman
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Fri 8th May

EnjoyCoventry Chris Tavner: Socialism and Cats
8th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Are you the sort of person who wants to see a world of fairness and equality, a world based on need rather than profit? Do you also love cute little kitty cats, despite their contempt for your very existence? Then this show is for you! (probably).
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Andrew Ryan: Is Everything Alright At Home? (Work in Progress)
8th May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix
2018 Winner of Best New Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival. Irishman Andrew Ryan rails against himself, and everything around him. Trying to understand why he thinks one way and does the opposite. 'Rapturously funny' ???? - The List
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Killer Wales: What Doesn't Kill Us Makes Us Flounder
8th May 3pm - 4pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Raised in South Wales, Dai Davies and Dylan Jones' Valleys upbringing made them the people they are today - dysfunctional failures with mental health problems. An upbeat tale of family and psychedelia.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Daniel Nicholas - Millennial Generation Game
8th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
‘ok boomer’, ‘salty’ what do these words even mean? Young people eh? No-ones ever liked them. ‘Prince of Peculiar’ (Great Central) Daniel Nicholas presents an hour show, about our different generations. With audience games, characters and stand- up
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Jenny Collier: Work in Progress (A Pig in A Circus)
8th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Yard
‘Joyously liberating’ The List ‘You’re so awkward and I LOVE IT’ Alicia Dixon ‘Excellent ?????’ Edfest Mag 'Brilliant... Infectious to watch and a joy to behold ????’ VoiceMag.uk
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Josh Jones: Waste of Space (Work in Progress)
8th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Phoenix
Josh Jones is fast-becoming one of the best young acts on the circuit. This is the story of a naughty schoolboy growing up to become a fun-loving camp man. BBC New Comedian of the Year Finalist 2019. Chortle One to Watch list 2019.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Kahn Johnson: Appetite For Distraction
8th May 6pm - 7pm
Castle Yard Taproom
A man with MS, a memory like a thingie and the attention span of a squirrel attempts to talk about life, love, sex and dinosaurs without getting distracted. He hasn't managed it yet...
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Angela Barnes: Work in Progress
8th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Kasbah
Join Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The News Quiz) as she tries out some new ideas she’s had. ‘She's just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic’ - The Guardian
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Heaven Knows I'm Friz Frizzle Now
8th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Yard
Friz Frizzle is going to ruin your favourite songs. Armed with a piano, he'll take the songs you know and love and mess around with them until you don't want to know or love them anymore. It's better than it sounds.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Josh Pugh: It Doesn't Stop
8th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix
The award winning local comic is back with a brand new show. "Funny at a rate of knots" Joe.co.uk. "A classy hour of charming left field comedy" Chortle. "Flashes of genius" Ticketmaster. English Comedian of the year winner
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Sarah Johnson: Mum’s Going To Ibiza
8th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
JJ's
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.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Winter D: Squeaky
8th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
“Squeaky” is a high energy stand-up comedy show suitable for all the family. Relatable, hilarious and squeaky clean. This side-splitting show brought to you by comedian Winter. Who has spent 8years performing in the UK & Internationally.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Maddy Anholt: How to Train Your Psychopath
8th May 9pm - 10pm
The Yard
Using the world famous PsychOMeterTM this handy guide for girls and boys will show you how to spot your very first psychopath, and how to manage the cheeky little fellow before he eats your life.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Rob Kemp : No Man's Land
8th May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix
'A show about straight male cross-dresser, as I am one and we are still mostly a punchline. I saw a Mario-themed stag-do today. There were multiple Marios, Luigis, and Yoshis, but of course the stag was dressed as Princess Peach.'
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry The Moon, The B*tch and The Wh*redrobe
8th May 9pm - 10pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Like Narnia, but with better boobs. Three generations of funny women, three wildly different perspectives on modern life. Expect candid, painfully embarrassing and deeply relatable anecdotes mixed with sharp one liners that resonate with all adults
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Sat 9th May

EnjoyCoventry Jon Pearson: Alone
9th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Catch Twenty Two
Since moving out of his marital home, but still being happily married, Jon spends way too much time on his own, leading him to some strange and dark places. From conspiracy theories, crazy fad diets to his take on saving the planet.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Phil Jerrod: Work in Progress
9th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Yard
Join the award-winning comic and official tour support for Romesh Ranganathan and Angela Barnes, as he works out material for his brand-new stand-up show. 'Insightful, despairing wit' - The Scotsman. 'Casual brilliance' - The Guardian.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Andrew Bird- Work in Progress
9th May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix
Following his successful debut tour culminating at The Leicester Square Theatre Andrew is working on a new show for his next tour. He’s been tour support for Rob Brydon and Michael McIntyre including Wembley and the O2.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Mo Omar: Work in Progress
9th May 3pm - 4pm
Catch Twenty Two
Mo Omar is a fast-rising talent with a unique perspective. Join him as he road-tests brand-new material on culture, faith and love. As seen on Harry Hill’s ClubNite (Channel 4). BBC Introducing Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019 Finalist.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Rachel Burns: I Started A Joke
9th May 3pm - 4pm
The Yard
Join Rachel as she tells her story of going accidentally viral after joking on Twitter about Barry Gibb doing cover versions at Glastonbury. Because sometimes it’s funnier when people don’t get the joke.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Joanne McNally: Work in Progress
9th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Yard
'Joyously Nuts' - The Irish Examiner 'Please bring your friends and laugh until you cry' The Edinburgh Report ‘She crafts her performance in such a way that no member of the audience is left out – we are all in on the joke.’ ???? Edinburgh Festival
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Patrick Monahan - Classy
9th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Phoenix
International multi award winning comic is back with another brand new hour of comedy gold. If you have a pulse, this is for you. The Scotsman “he is an honest to goodness storyteller and a terrific comic.”
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Eric Rushton: Convict
9th May 6pm - 7pm
Catch Twenty Two
Ever since birth Eric Rushton has been in prison. That prison is his mind. Also, he is now in actual prison. This show is his parole hearing. Should be good. 'Intriguing and Amusing' - Chortle.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Maureen Younger- Out of Sync
9th May 6pm - 7pm
The Yard
At odds with the world, Maureen regularly performs on the urban & gay comedy circuits despite being white & straight. Join Maureen as she celebrates individuality, eccentricity and being true to yourself, even if it means being out of sync.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry The Danny Buckler Show
9th May 6pm - 7pm
JJ's
Join Danny Buckler for another unique, side splitting show only he can deliver. A rip roaring hour of stories, sleight of hand and questionable singing from a showman like no other. "A Hancockian Treasure!" Russell Brand
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Tom Lucy: Work in Progress
9th May 6pm - 7pm
The Phoenix
Tour support for Jack Whitehall and Aziz Ansari. 'Tom Lucy offers a sparkling mix of youth and slightly old-fashioned comedy' ???? - Sunday Post 'Charismatic and extremely funny stand up show... wonderful new talent' - Scottish Sun
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Comic Trans
9th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Yard
A Stand-Up Comedy showcase featuring UK's finest transgender comedians. Hosted by Red Redmond "The most likeable compére on the circuit" Wow247
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry James Cook: Sarky Bleeder
9th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Phoenix
Sarcastic nonsense, ridiculous stories and crackpot theories. 'A top class comic' (Birmingham Mail). 'The most enjoyable hour' (BBC News). Tour support for Gary Delaney and Paul Sinha.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Stolen - President Obonjo
9th May 7:30pm - 8:30pm
JJ's
President Obonjo - Malcolm Award Winner 2019 presents his new show - Stolen - President Obonjo , you are in for a treat from the President of Lafta Republic, a self appointed dictator , as he takes you on a journey.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Louise Leigh: Two-Thirds Spaniel
9th May 9pm - 10pm
The Yard
Spaniel-in-human-form, Louise Leigh is a “polished,sparky performer able to energise a room… hilarious” (****The Wee Review) . But can she navigate the undergrowth of midlife without tripping over her spaniel’s ears?
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Will Mars: Midlander
9th May 9pm - 10pm
The Phoenix
Midlander. Star of Fox's Showtime at the Apollo. Finalist on NBC's Trial by Laughter. Did we mention he's a Midlander?
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Sun 10th May

EnjoyCoventry Ali Woods: Triangle
10th May 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
Hilarious debut about love, death, and the worst week of his life from BBC New Comedian of the Year nominee and “much needed new and original voice in comedy” (Dane Baptiste). As heard on BBC Radio 4.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Juliet Meyers: This Flipping Rescue Dog has Ruined my life
10th May 3pm - 4pm
The Yard
Juliet Meyers (writer on Sarah Millican TV Progamme and 8/10 Cats Does Countdown) presents her stand-up/storytelling show about loving and cursing an overly-sensitive rescue dog, canine pee, and being a wolf. The dog will be in the room to meet/greet
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Scott Bennett: Relax
10th May 3pm - 4pm
The Phoenix
Scott is a fully diagnosed stress head, he's a worrier. He’s tried everything but nothing is working. The only comfort he has is that he knows he's not alone. As humans have we all now reached the point where we've all forgotten how to relax?
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Chris 'Okse' Oxenbury: Oksemoronic
10th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Castle Yard Taproom
After 7 years hiatus from the circuit, half Chinese comedian Chris “Okse” Oxenbury returns a lot older and a lot wiser with his one man show “Oksemoronic.” Join him as he shares tales from his brain to make you laugh - because that’s what it’s all a
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Geordie Bin Man
10th May 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Phoenix
Sardonic ukulele songs, dark observations, quick fire jokes, rhythmic routines with crash bang wallop punchlines and moronic set pieces are the words to describe Geordie cult comedian Gavin Webster as he embarks on a brand new show.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry FOMO Sapiens
10th May 6pm - 7pm
Castle Yard Taproom
It's 2020, we're still teaching stuff that's 200 years old and charging the kids for it. Everything is scrutinised on social media. The only face to face interaction left is a complaint about the wrong kind of fries and the milk being moved
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival
EnjoyCoventry Tues Night @ Social Club
10th May 6pm - 7pm
The Phoenix
A brand new exhilarating cabaret-style comedy game show where the audience are thrust into a ridiculous and raucous Tuesday at Chuffington Social Club. Expect high octane performances, clever skits, real team games and prizes.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | u: Comedy Festival

Tue 12th May

Albany Theatre THE DUBLIN LEGENDS
12th May 7:30pm - 9pm
The Albany Theatre, Albany Road, Coventry CV5 6JQ
The Dublin Legends (formerly world-famous Irish folk band, The Dubliners) take to The Albany stage as part of their nationwide Seven Drunken Nights tour - their first appearance in Coventry for several decades.
e: Theatre, Comedy and Film | e: Live Music and Festivals