One of the best observational comedians going, coming to town with his latest tour After This One, I’m Going Home.
Our Sheffield culture calendar. Make some plans with our picks of events, our art and theatre reviews, and programme highlights from the city's main festivals and venues.
Thu. 30 May 2019
Kollider, Castle House, Angel Street, S3 8LU
A one-of-a-kind high-tech comedy duo. By day, they're IT consultants. In the evenings, they tour comedy clubs with mechanical monstrosities – including the Robot Chef, which lets audiences collectively cook a hot breakfast using their smartphones.
A open mic/scratch night in the city centre's newest mini theatre.
Tue. 4 June 2019
Ru Paul's Drag Race favourite Jinkx Monsoon and her pianist-therapist take a biting look at the dark side of drag fame.
Sun. 9 June 2019
One of Sheffield’s hidden comedy treasures, tucked into the Red Deer's intimate function room. This month they’ll be headlined by Cheekykita, who is herself a hidden treasure: a larger-than-life clown known for oddball physical performances.
Wed. 19 June 2019
An evening of foot stomping comedy with Sonia Aste, a Spaniard living in the UK who believes "cultural differences are like Sangria – a mix that leaves a headache, but we always ask for more."
Sheffield’s resident true storytelling night, in which well-known comedians are invited to the stage alongside other artists and performers to tell true stories of their lives which are funny and heartwarming in much the same way.
Fri. 28 June 2019
St Catherine's Scout Hut, Holtwood Road, Pitsmoor, S4 7BA
A Scout-themed cabaret held in an actual Scout hut, hosted by Sheffield's finest poet-comedian Stan Skinny.
Sun. 14 July 2019
New Barrack Tavern, 601 Penistone Road, S6 2GA
An Edinburgh Fringe preview from a Sheffield alumni. Expect notes, deviation, uncertainty and a lower price than you’ll get after August – at preview shows, there’s magic in watching the primordial potential take shape in front of your eyes.