LAUGHTERAMA, Manchester’s biggest comedy festival, returns to Castlefield Bowl from 4 – 8th September with an incredible series of shows starring stand-up’s finest.

Catch a compilation of comedy luminaries including 8 Out of 10 Cats team captain and stand-up master JON RICHARDSON, British Comedy Award winner STEWART LEE multi award-winning SARA PASCOE, Taskmaster star PHIL WANG and task-champion DARA Ó BRIAIN, BAFTA nominee SIMON AMSTELL, and Irish queen of comedy and podcast supremo JOANNE MCNALLY.

Further stand-out stand-ups on this year’s impeccable bill include cult comic/poet TIM KEY, bumbling charmster IVO GRAHAM, Live At The Apollo’s JEN BRISTER, Masked Singer host JOEL DOMMETT, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee SOPHIE DUKER, wildly acclaimed ROB AUTON, the unmissable REGINALD D HUNTER plus homegrown Manchester superheroes RACHEL FAIRBURN, DAN TIERNAN and JOSH JONES to name just a few.

Come and discover your new favourite entertainers with our host of fast-rising break-through acts, like Edinburgh Comedy Award best newcomer nominee LINDSEY SANTORO, viral sensation JANINE HAROUNI, hotly tipped JIN HAO LI, LOUISE YOUNG, and many more besides.

Combining fantastic mixed-bill shows with a great selection at the bars and the very best eats from Manchester’s street-food scene, this five-night festival is already a city favourite.

Bursting onto the scene in 2022 with a stunning series of sell-out shows starring James Acaster, Aisling Bea, Josh Widdicombe and many more, the crowd-pleasing festival welcomes over 10,000 comedy-lovers each year from Manchester and beyond.

Each show at this festival boasts a gold-tier line-up of the biggest names in comedy, alongside fast-rising breakout talents, guaranteeing ticket holders an exceptionally good time.

This is the latest venture from the sibling team behind a series of successful comedy festivals running annually across London and the South. Will Briggs and Cass Randolph of 57 Festivals have been delivering their signature blend of meticulous comedy programming in boutique-festival settings for the last fifteen years.

Will says “We’re thrilled to be returning to Castlefield Bowl with our biggest line-up yet. To have some of my all-time favourite acts on the bill alongside some really exciting new talent is a dream. The atmosphere is going to be electric and we’re counting down the days till our opening night.”

Cass adds “We can’t wait to get back to Manchester and welcome back our audiences for more amazing shows. This will be our third year, and with this year’s incredible line-up we’ll once more hear the laughter ring out across the city.”

Chief Marketing Officer Dermot Kelleher said: “We’re delighted to continue as presenting partner for our third year working with our friends at Laughterama. With a fantastic line-up of the UK’s top comedians, heycar is thrilled to continue being part of the summer of feel-good.”

Get your tickets now and be a part of this year’s atomic LAUGHTERAMA!

Dates: 4th – 8th September 2024

Location: Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, M3 4RU 

Tickets: £25 each



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