Events 2017

Rolling in the Aisles Comedy Club Night – With Martin Mor! 8PM Start!

Saturday, 22nd April 2017

Tickets £9 (Concessions £7) 14+

Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm

MARTIN MOR

Martin comes from Northern Ireland, and after a successful career as a circus performer, he turned his attention on the unsuspecting comedy circuit.

With almost 30 years experience as a professional performer, Martin has established himself as one of the UK’s most popular and in-demand comedians.

Martin has performed successfully at events of all description; from the Hammersmith Apollo to a show for the inmates of an Italian prison, from comedy clubs to performing before members of the British Royal Family. Continue reading…


PATRICK MONAHAN ‘THAT 80’S SHOW’ 2017 UK TOUR

pat-monahan-hires-80s-show_photo-by-steve-ullathorneSaturday 29th April

Tickets £14 (Concessions £10)

Doors open 7:30pm – 8pm start

It’s the 1980’s and Patrick Monahan’s Irish Iranian family arrives in Teesside escaping from the Iran war. Patrick’s memories and reminiscences of being an immigrant to Great Britain make for a totally unique stand-up show!  ‘That 80’s Show’ is the sequel to Patrick’s hit 2015 show ‘The Disco Years’ both directed by Phil Nichol. Instead of focusing on 80s pop-culture, Patrick talks about his personal experience of the 80s: moving with his parents from Iran to the UK, starting school without any English, his Irish/Iranian heritage, his dad’s experience of discrimination, his mother’s experience of migration. Continue reading…


The Jigantics with support from Marina Florance coming up May 2017!

Saturday 6th May

Tickets £8 in advance (£10 on the door)

Doors open 7pm – 7:30pm Start

THE JIGANTICS

A fabulous musical stew combining the finest roots ingredients – blues, rock, folk and Americana – this brilliant new band brings tremendous musicianship to their many different styles. With something for everyone, delivered with panache and fun, this is a fantastic, highly entertaining, rave-reviewed band who are wowing audiences up and down the land. Continue reading…


James Acaster – The Trelogy

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Thursday 11th May – Recognise

Friday 12th May – Represent

Saturday 13th May – Reset

Doors open 7:30pm. 8pm Start

Tickets £16 (£40 for all three) 15+

Phil McIntyre Entertainments Proudly Presents: James Acaster: The Trelogy. Continue reading…


Rolling in the Aisles Comedy Club Night with headline act Kettering Born Ava Vidal!

Saturday, 20th May 2017

Tickets £9 (Concessions £7) 14+

Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm

Ava Vidal
Ava Vidal is a cool and composed performer with an intriguing past. She was a teenage mum, she earned a living as a prison officer before turning to stand-up, a move inspired by watching Chris Rock. Ava became a mother at 18, and spent five years as a prison guard at Pentonville.

A chance viewing of a Chris Rock routine inspired her to pursue a career in comedy, and she quickly became a fixture of the stand-up circuit. Ava Vidal juggles motherhood with a hectic schedule of club dates and TV appearances, both as a comedian and a commentator. Critically judged as ‘a face of the future’, Ava performs in the UK, America, Canada and Australia, and is an occasional journalist. Continue reading…


Rolling in the Aisles Comedy Club Night – WITH MARKUS BIRDMAN! 8PM Start!

Saturday, 17th June 2017

Tickets £9 (Concessions £7) 14+

Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm

MARKUS BIRDMAN
Markus Birdman is a veteran of the comedy scene. He was the winner of the Lewisham Comedy Festival 2001 competition, as well as a finalist in The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award 2000, Jongleur’s New Act 2000, Leicester Comedy Festival New Act 2001.

He took his solo show, “One Step Beyond” to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe and has featured on BBC Radio’s “Spanking New” and is the voice of ITV’s “Blank Screen”, as well as performing on the Paramount Comedy Store series.

“uniquely talented, demonstrates just how it’s done.” The Evening Standard.

“wonderful, extremely versatile.” The Scotsman

“One of the millionaire mirth merchants of the future.” The Metro.

“The crowd fell for his dry witty, confused little boy smutt-schtick in a big way” The Observer. Full event details here…


Rolling in the Aisles Comedy Club Night – WITH TBC!

Saturday, 8th July 2017

Tickets £9 (Concessions £7) 14+

Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm

Supporting Acts:

CATHERINE BOHART
“A comic with both a distinctive voice and a story you’d like to hear” Chortle

Finalist: BBC New Comedy Award 2016
Finalist: Funny Women 2016
Semi-Finalist: Laughing Horse New Act Competition 2016
Semi-Finalist: Semi-Finalist: So You Think You’re Funny? 2016

Catherine started performing stand-up in 2015 and since then has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks of UK and Irish comedy. In 2016, she was a finalist in both the BBC New Comedy Awards and Funny Women, drawing praise in the final of the former for having “a distinctive voice and a story you’d like to hear” (Chortle) and in the latter for being “pretty much the perfect comedy package” (Beyond The Joke).

Also in 2016, she and fellow comic Cally Beaton performed their show Catcall for a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe, enjoying packed houses and a series of stellar reviews across the month. She has gigged for the likes of The Stand, Komedia and Up The Creek.

Full event details here…


PAUL FOOT: ‘TIS A PITY SHE’S A PIGLET

Friday, 1st December 2017

Tickets £14 (Recommended age 14+)

Doors open 7.30pm. Show starts 8pm

In Paul’s first new show in two years, Professor Ketchup and his camembert piglet join forces as he tackles the big issues such as terrorism.  Plus Ant ‘n Dec, Immigration X-Factor and breakfast. The multi-award winning Mr Foot has appeared on numerous TV and Radio programmes including Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Would I Lie To You, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, If Katie Hopkins Ruled The World, Russell Howard’s Good News and The Infinite Monkey Cage on BBC Radio4.

‘Utterly outlandish, but beneath layers of absurdity is Foot’s sharp eye for satire’ Time Out

‘He’s a comedy whirlwind from the school of Spike Milligan….. It’s risky to call someone unique, but Foot is certainly pretty close.’ Three Weeks… Continue reading…


scan0001Tickets for this and other events are available from Waterstones, High Street, Kettering. By post including an SAE to Jaime Ferreira at Flat 1, 15 Havelock St, Kettering NN16 9PZ (cheques made payable to “PCC of St Andrew’s Kettering”).

You may also buy tickets by emailing office@ketteringartscentre.com or online at We Got Tickets (subject to a booking fee) or call 07759765824 if you prefer to pay by card. All major credit cards accepted (subject to a booking fee).

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