October – December 2021: Comedy In Southport

October – December 2021: Comedy In Southport

There are plenty of opportunities to get your funny bones tickled in Southport over the next few months. Whether you prefer to sit back and be entertained in a theatrical chuckle-fest or you would rather be on the receiving end of a few cheeky jokes; there truly is something for everybody. The Atkinson and other Southport venues are looking forward to welcoming you back after a tough couple of years.

Hope your feet don’t get too cold after laughing your socks off! Here’s a run down of everything going on between now and Christmas 2021!

Southport Comedy Festival – 1st-17 October 2021

If you are looking for comedy in Southport, then you are definitely going to love the Southport Comedy Festival; back to celebrate its tenth year with a brand new look! This year every show will take place in a giant luxury marquee in Victoria Park, complete with a Festival Beer Garden. What is not to love?!

Our seaside town is hosting some of the UK’s biggest names in comedy for you to enjoy – with names like Russell Kane, Ed Byrne and even The Chase’s Paul Sinha performing.

With 17 days of performances to choose from, there certainly is something for everyone. Britain’s Got Talent’s Steve Royle will be performing his Royle Variety Performance routine and will be a sure hit for the whole family. For the adults looking for something a bit riskier there is the viral sensation Luisa Omielan and Tom Stade with his new show You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.

Ticket prices are different for each show. See individual artists for tickets.

Evolution Comedy Club – First Saturday of the month

If you are looking for a more intimate comedy session with an everchanging roster of funny folk – then the Evolution Comedy Club is the right fit for you. Expect to see the finest comedians on the circuit and a different host at every show.

The Atkinson’s monthly comedy show delivers multiple hilarious comedy acts and a top notch compere every month – our performers include some of the best up & coming entertainers and headliners from across the UK.

This is the perfect night out for those looking for comedy in Southport with a chilled atmosphere in a club style surrounding. For those looking for that traditional comedy show setting – Evolution Comedy Club is what you need. Prepare to have the time of your life and a night of side-splitting laughter.

For tickets and listings.

Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric – Friday 8 October 2021

Say this name to any Phoenix Nights fan and they will immediately react with an iconic quote or two.

The British Theatre Guide said “I would highly recommend grabbing a ticket. Seats are selling fast and you certainly won’t be disappointed with this great evening of comedy.” We can’t say it any clearer than that!

The staying power of Clinton Baptiste and his ability to adapt his shows makes him a winner with audiences time and time again.

Viva Las Vegas…Viva Clinton!

Last few tickets remaining.

Not Lady Chatterly’s Lover – Thursday 4 November 2021 & Friday 5 November 2021

This laughter-filled parody of the classic D.H. Lawrence novel will bring you high drama, high comedy and highly-raised eyebrows.

Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with the original (rather controversial) story –with the incredible Happy Idiot Productions you’re in safe hands. It’s a laugh a minute with this hilarious cast and cheeky retelling of the story.

This show is not afraid to take risks. It’s filthy, crude and sexy in the best possible way so round up your naughtiest friends and enjoy the perfect night together at The Atkinson theatre.

Prepare for a giggle a minute with this incredible show. For those looking for comedy in Southport with a twist; Not Lady Chatterly’s Lover is the event for you.


Want to see comedy in Southport but unsure of Covid 19 safety measures? We have been granted the use of Society of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s See It Safely mark. The mark certifies that we are complying with the latest Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety of our staff and audiences.

Posted on 29 September 2021 under General news

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