Slapstick Festival

Slapstick Festival 2022: This year (Jan 26th – Jan 30th) the Slapstick Festival of visual comedy is pleased to announce a fantastic line up of comedy and comedy writing talent from the likes of Stephen Mangan, David Mitchell, Sally Phillips, Ronni Ancona, Richard Herring, Armando Iannucci, Arthur Smith, Lucy Porter and many more.

We also have significant contributions from a number of film biographers, writers and historians such as James Curtis, Sian Norris, David Robinson, Ben Model, Steve Massa.

We are particularly honoured to have the granddaughters of Harold Lloyd and WC Fields introduce their Grandfather’s work.

Also watch out for Rob Brydon, Harry Hill, Robin Ince, Chris Serle, Paul McGann and a plethora celebrities joining us throughout the festival.

On top of all this, we have some very special ‘post-festival’ events which include an evening with Tim Vine, Lee Mack and comedy legend Barry Cryer.

To find out more download our 2022 festival guide

About Slapstick Festival

About us: Slapstick Festival is a cultural, not-for-profit limited company.

Our aim is to keep silent, visual and classic onscreen comedy alive for future generations, through raising awareness, interest and appreciation of this unique art form, developing new audiences for archive cinema.

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