Kent plays hosts to some of the biggest names in comedy this spring
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Kent is set to play hosts to some of the biggest names in the comic game over the upcoming sunnier seasons. From television joker Lee Nelson to superstar Russell Brand, the Garden of England has it covered. Here is a guide to some of the highlights. Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night Making ample appearances across the television and film network, the award-winning stand-up comedian brings new material, touching on serious subjects in side-splitting fashion. The Evening Standard called the show: “A stripped back performance that still leaves one smiling”. Catch Omid on Sunday 9th April at the Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells. and Saturday 6 May at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford. http://www.omidnoagenda.com Danny Baker: Cradle to the Stage Broadcaster, journalist, and screenwriter Danny Baker will debut a stand-up tour landing at the Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone, on Saturday 29th April. https://www.parkwoodtheatres.co.uk/Hazlitt-Theatre Russell Brand: Re:Birth Flirting with the complexities of politics, the media, being a parent and much more, the show questions crucial issues but with Brand's familiar humour. The Guardian said: “Arena-level stand-up that asks us to think as well as laugh”. The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, welcomes Russell Brand to Kent on Sunday 9th April, with following shows in Margate, Canterbury, Chatham and Tunbridge Wells. http://www.russellbrand.com Lee Nelson: Serious Joker Simon Brodkin is back with wacky alter-ego Lee Nelson for a live stand up tour, eight years after debuting a hit TV series on BBC3. The chucklesome chav will perform at Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells, on Thursday 13th April, with shows in Chatham and Bromley to follow in May. http://leenelson.com
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