Laugh it up in London this summer at the Balham Comedy Festival

Released on: July 08, 2014, 8:46 am (EDT)
Industry: Travel

Balham will once again become the funniest place in London this summer thanks to an all-star comedy lineup

LONDON, July 08, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Now in its third year, the Balham Comedy Festival has quickly established itself as one of the highlights of London's comedy calendar. It returns to the Bedford pub in South West London this July with another stellar line-up of side splitting stand up.

The festival will run from the 11th to the 19th of July and promises to pack plenty of laughs into that week courtesy of both established stars and up-and-coming talents. Famous names include Marcus Bridgestock who will perform his Je M'accuse I Am Marcus show, gag expert Tim Vine, Radio 4 favourite Jeremy Hardy, Richard Herring, Phil Jupitus and Reginald D. Hunter, in fact the Balham Comedy Festival boasts one of the best comedy line-ups you'll find anywhere. Paul Daniels and the lovely Debbie McGee are even making an appearance!

And if you're inspired by the famous faces filling the Balham Comedy Festival's programme there will also be comedy workshops for adults and children hosted by John Moloney, Adam Bloom, and Dave Fulton. These consist of a 45-minute masterclass followed by a 30-minute break to allow the students' to prepare their own stand-up routines and then perform them, with advice and support from professional comedians.

Comedy fans visiting Balham from further afield will find a selection of conveniently located London hotel accommodation at The Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South is just a couple of miles from The Bedford and offers extra-affordable accommodation courtesy of a 39% discount when you book through, meaning rooms start at just £52. Also nearby, the Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth is even cheaper courtesy of a 21% discount.


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