47 Years Without A Clue: Featuring Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer Talk With Rob Brydon
On Thursday, the 23rd of September, Slapstick’s BIG Comedy Bash (annual Fundraiser) took place at the Hexagon in Reading
We’re excited to announce that tickets for Slapstick 2021, possibly our best festival ever, are now on sale.
The 16th edition of Bristol’s own Slapstick Festival celebrates comedy in all its aspects
In January 2019 the Slapstick gala moved to The Hippodrome for the first year ever, where it was hosted by satirist and comedian Marcus Brigstocke.
All 1,800 tickets sold out within hours and many 100s more fans were turned away when we announced in 2017 that we were re-uniting Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders live on stage for the first time in almost a decade
In 2016 Slapstick Festival welcomed Sir Ken Dodd to Bristol where he became the fourth recipient of the Aardman Slapstick Comedy Legend Award.
Slapstick Festival Day 3 – A chat with Daan van den Hurk Wow – time is flying here at the festival! We’ve just finished our morning screenings of Paths to Paradise and Master of the House. This afternoon brings us Max Linder, Keaton, and Beckett…. all leading up to our Silent Comedy Gala this evening […]
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 […]
Londoners who can’t make it to Bristol this weekend will be pleased to hear that we there is a special show lined up this Sunday at 4pm at The Barbican where they’ll be presenting a double-bill of Buster Keaton films Book Now
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 […]
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 […]
Slapstick International: Bed and Sofa (Tretya Meshchanskaya) (1927) Cert: 12 Dir: Abram Room USSR 87mins Thur 21st Jan | Watershed | 11:00AM Tickets: £6.00/£8.00 Originally billed as a satire and comedy, this film was controversial at the time of its release in the Soviet Union, due to its focus on human relationships and disregard of state […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our festival photographer has been snapping away throughout the evening to bring you the best photo’s from Stand Up For Slapstick 3! For morephotos see our SUFS page HERE, and keep an eye out on Facebook and Twitter for the chance to see even more exclusive photo’s from the night itself! AND to keep up […]
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 […]
RIP Victoria Wood.