Comedy Fri 2 August 2024 - Sat 3 Aug 2024

Courtyard Comedy Festival


Get ready to laugh your socks off in the surroundings of our beautiful Courtyard at our first ever Courtyard Comedy Festival.

Grab a drink from the bar and enjoy some top stand-up in the summer sunshine! 

Some of the UK's best comedians and freshest new comedy talent will take to our outdoor stage for a weekend full of laughs.

Full weekend and Friday or Saturday tickets are available. This is a seated event. For any access queries, please get in touch on or call us on 01484 430528.


Friday - From 8pm

Paul Sinha
Shazia Mirza
Eva Bindeman 
Hosted by Anthony J Brown

Saturday - From 6pm 

Marlon Davis
Scott Bennett 
Jack Carroll
Lawrence Batley Theatre Best New Yorkshire Act Award
Hosted by Anthony J Brown

*Line up subject to change. Any line up changes will be updated on this page.



Fri 2 August 2024 - Sat 3 Aug 2024







Age guidance



Friday - From 8pm Saturday - From 6pm

Paul Sinha

Paul aka The Sinnerman from ITV’s The Chase. Paul won the coveted international Rose D'Or prize for his Radio 4 series Paul Sinha's History Revision, has been nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Festival and was awarded Best Club Comic by industry website Chortle. His other TV and radio credits include Paul Sinha's TV Showdown, Paul Sinha's General KnowledgeTaskmaster, Paul Sink’s Perfect Pub Quiz, Tonight At The Palladium, 7 Day Sunday, Just A Minute, Loose Ends, The Alternative Comedy Experience and Fighting Talk amongst numerous others.

Marlon Davis

"Bursts on to the stage like a breath of fresh air, with impish grin, boyish enthusiasm and an effortlessly open, confident style" – Chortle

Award winning wit as seen on Live At The Apollo, The Stand Up Sketch Show, Pointless Celebrities, Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live, Celebrity Eggheads, Football Focus & Comedy Store at Comedy Central

Shazia Mirza

"She guarantees laughter with her biting deadpan observations" - The New York Times

A headline act all over the globe with her acidic wit. Her vast array of TV credits include Have I Got News For You, QI, Top Gear, The Jonathan Ross Show, House Of Games & NBC's Last Comic Standing.

Scott Bennett

Observational wit as seen on BBC’s Live at the Apollo and Live from The Edinburgh Fringe, Radio 4’s Stuff, The News Quiz, The Now Show, The Likely Dads and Elephant in the Room with Sarah Millican. Leicester Comedy Festival best show nominee and Chortle "One To Watch".

Eva Bindeman

"Superb. Very funny" - Russell Howard

"Killer gags and excellent delivery. Bindeman sure knows what she is doing" - The Bath Echo

Star of two acclaimed Edinburgh Festival solo shows and recent winner of the prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian Of The Year award. Eva’s hilarious conversational humour and engaging demeanour makes her a Funny Women ‘One To Watch.’ 

Jack Carroll

Britain's Got Talent runner up as seen on Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You?, QI, Sunday Night At The Palladium, The Stand Up Sketch Show and Pointless Celebrities.


Lawrence Batley Theatre Best New Yorkshire Act Award

Eight of the finest Yorkshire stand ups compete for the coveted trophy and £150!

Ticket information

Full weekend and Friday or Saturday tickets are available. 

Comedy starts from 8pm on Friday and 6pm on Saturday.

Full weekend - £35

Friday ticket - £20 

Saturday ticket - £20 

  • Fri 2 August 2024
  • Sat 3 August 2024