SOME of the world’s top comedians will be descending upon Glasgow in a month’s time.
The sixteenth Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival kicks off from 8 – 25th March, with 500 shows at 54 venues across the city.
The opening acts include crowd favourites Kathryn Ryan, Iain Stirling and Brendan Burns.
As well as stellar stand-up, the first weekend also offers comedy fans film screenings, theatre performances, family events and workshops for young people with a funny bone.
Highlights from the programme include Alan Bissett performing his award-winning Moira shows in a double bill for the first time at the Citizen’s Theatre.
The event will also see first two recordings of The Comedians at The King’s – a new TV stand up show where all the acts are over fifty with Fred MacAulay, John Moloney and Gary Little.
The Veneer Gallery in Finnieston will be hosting stand up for the first time with a line-up of acclaimed performers including Tom Parry, Rose Matafeo, Kieran Hodgson, Evelyn Mok, Ben Target and Trevor Lock.
The programme also boasts shows from David Baddiel, Craig Hill, Limmy, Tommy Tiernan, Elaine C Smith, Fern Brady, Richard Gadd, Mae Martin, Phill Jupitus, Shappi Khorsandi and many more
Tickets for all festival shows are on sale now. Keep up to date with all the latest news by registering at glasgowcomedyfestival.com and follow on Facebook and Twitter @glasgowcomedy.
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