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In Photos: Stand Out – Stand Up For Slapstick

In Photos: Stand Out – Stand Up For Slapstick

On Wednesday 14th September Slapstick welcomed six brilliant comedians to Colston Hall for a cracking night of top notch stand up comedy. Hosting the night was Mr. Jack Dee, who introduced a veritable slew of performers including Jason Manford, Richard Herring, Susan Calman, Pippa Evans, Tony Hawks and Richard Herring. Slapstick photographer Paul Lippiatt was on duty for the […]

Bill Oddies Sat Banana

Bill Oddie’s Saturday Banana

Bill Oddie’s Saturday Banana Cert:U Sat 23rd Jan | Watershed | 11:15AMTickets: £6.00/£8.00 Bill Oddie introduces highlights and extracts from popular Slapstick children’s television programmes from the 1960s and early 70s. Bill hosted the popular children’s TV programme Saturday Banana in the late seventies whilst being one third of comedy legend trio The Goodies. Here […]

1967 Television At Last The 1948 Show Cast copy

At Last the 1948 Show Revisited!

At Last the 1948 Show Revisted Cert:PGwith Tim Brooke-Taylor and Aimi MacDonald Sat 23rd Jan | Watershed | 9:15AMTickets: £6.00/£8.00 “At Last the 1948 Show” triggered a revolution that was destined to change the face of TV comedy forever. Bursting onto the nation’s small screens in an explosion of unrelated and often surreal sketches, its […]

Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas’s Banana Skin

Slapstick Pre-Festival Launch Event Fri 4th December, 8pm £7-£19.50 We’re thrilled to announce that one of  the UK’s best loved entertainers, Matt Lucas, is coming to Bristol for a special Slapstick Festival launch event this December to be held in the beautiful St Georges. Matt is famous for his own brand of slapstick comedy, and has starred in […]

Slapstick Silent Film Festival Comedy Gala 2016 - Charlie Chaplin The Kid

Slapstick Festival’s Silent Comedy Gala returns to Colston Hall

SILENT COMEDY GALA Fri 22nd January 7.30pm £25/£20concs /£10 under 12s Slapstick Festival’s annual celebration of silent comedy returns to Colston Hall for a 12th year, beginning with a special triple bill. Both wonderfully funny and deeply moving, THE KID (1921) is rightly considered a cinematic masterpiece. Chaplin’s first feature film was a landmark of […]

Celebrating Dads Army: an Evening of Entertainment with Ian Lavender!

Celebrating Dads Army: an Evening of Entertainment with Ian Lavender!

Saturday 14th June 2014 at Nailsea Methodist Church, Silver Street, Nailsea Our friends at Wellspring Counselling hosted an event with our patron and supporter Ian who will be onstage with writer/broadcaster Chris Serle. The evening included favourite clips from the timeless Dad’s Army television series, Ian’s career on television and on stage and a special […]