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Have a laugh for Christmas 'IS the season to be jolly -

December 4, 2013


T'IS the season to be jolly - so why not have yourself a good old laugh at The Comedy Club this Christmas.

A host of top comedians have been booked to appear at the Chelmsford and Witham clubs so you'll be spoilt for choice if you fancy a funny night out.

It's the perfect chance to get your family or friends together for a giggle before the festive madness sets in.

Kicking off the comedy are Kevin McCarthy, Martin Beaumont and Geoff Boyz who will all be appearing at the Christmas Special at The Comedy Club Witham on Friday, December 13.

Host Kevin McCarthy is one of the best-loved stand-up acts around. He'll be joined in Witham by Martin Beaumont, past winner of Time Out Comedian of the Year, who now plays the top gigs all over the country. The headline comedian on the night is Geoff Boyz, a well-known Scottish comedian and impressionist who is one of the most versatile comedians on the London circuit.

There are two hilarious nights out to choose from at The Comedy Club Chelmsford on Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20.

The first night is hosted by Martin Beaumont who is a proper, old school stand-up comedian. Opening on Thursday is Pierre Hollins, who calls himself "far-fetched and slightly dangerous.".

Favourite Junior Simpson is headlining with his act made up of clever observational humour and hilarious anecdotes.

The final Christmas Special is on Friday, December 20 which boasts a top line-up to mark the festive holiday.

Host comedian is John Mann, who Phill Jupitus calls "one of the funniest men I know".

John will be introducing Tiffany Stevenson, one of the stars of ITV's Show Me The Funny, who has worked with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry.

Headlining on Thursday will be Rudi Lickwood who has made numerous TV appearances including Comic Relief 2013, Show Me The Funny and Banged Up Stand-Up.

The Christmas Special at the Comedy Club Witham is from 7.30pm (show at 9pm) on Friday, December 13 at Witham Public Hall, Collingwood Road, Witham CM8 2DY.

Tickets are Pounds 15 in advance or Pounds 18 on the door.

Call the box office on 0845 459 56 56 or buy tickets from Witham Town Hall.

The two Christmas Specials at the Comedy Club Chelmsford are from 7pm (shows at 9pm) on Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20 at Chelmsford City FC, Melbourne Stadium, Salerno Way, Chelmsford, CM1 2EH.

Tickets are Pounds 20 or Pounds 27 including a festive basket meal.

Call the box office on 0203 376 1112.

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