Previous Years

The Nottingham Comedy Festival started in 2009. Here you can see the festival over the years, along with details of some of the acts that have appeared.


30th October - 7th November

The first ever festival!

Rhod Gilbert, Rob Rouse, Patrick Monahan, James Cook, Paul Kerensa, Sazia Mirza and more...


24th September - 4th October

We found the 'ha' in Nottingham!

Featuring: Jason Manford, Comedy Store Players, Armstrong & Miller, MissImp, Patrick Monahan, Ali Cook, Andy White and more...


23rd September - 1st October

Brand new logo and look!

Featuring: Reginald D. Hunter, Tom Stade, Howard Marks, Nathan Caton, Zoe Lyons, Phil Nichol, Christian Reilly and many more...


21st - 30th September

Featuring: Alan Davies, Boy with Tape on his Face, Al Murray, Tim Key, Sandi Toksvig, Tom Stade, Patrick Monahan, Ava Vidal, Marcus Brigstocke, Joe Lycett, Rob Rouse and more.....


20th - 28th September

The 5th year!

Featuring: Bill Bailey, Romesh Ranganathan, Patrick Monahan, Matt Richardson, Nathan Caton, Tom Deacon, Tony Jameson, Noise Next Door, Pete Johansson and more....


19th - 27th September

Featuring: Norman Lovett, Gary Delaney, Jimmy Tarbuck OBE, Nightmare Live, Paul Chowdhry, Vicky Stone, Carl Donnerly, Noise Next Door and more..


6th - 14th November

We're back in November!

Featuring: Rob Beckett, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, Justin Moorehouse, James Acaster, Imran Yusuf, The Blundabus and more

New Act of the Year winner: JOSH PUGH


4th - 12th November

Featuring: Billy Connolly, Lee Nelson, Tom Wrigglesworth, Andy Askins, Ahir Shah, Laura Lexx, Ed Gamble, Anna Morris, Paul Tonkinson, Alfie Moore, Josh Howie, Juliette Burton and more...

New Act of the Year winner: SIMON WOZNIAK


3rd - 11th November

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, The Elvis Dead, Lauren Pattison, Iain Stirling, Jerry Sadowitz, Andrew O'Neil, Lloyd Griffth, Jonny Awsum, Woody Allen-ish, Tom Wrigglesworth, Barbara Nice, Angela Barnes, Brian Gittins, Barry Dodds & Ian Boldworth and more...

New Act of the Year winner: SIMON LOMAS