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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Comedy picks

Our Sean's guide to the city's most exciting comedy nights.

August is a big month for UK comedy. The Edinburgh Fringe opens its maw wide and sucks up all the comedians in the the country to hotbox in Auld Reekie for a month, only to return elated, destroyed or otherwise unrecognisable. This effects Sheffield’s comedy calendar; July is dominated by previews, August is a ghost town, and comedy rushes back into the city in September.

Rachel Parris

Fri. 14 September 2018

The Leadmill

The star of BBC’s The Mash Report brings to the stage her new show, It’s Fun To Pretend.

Nish Kumar

Thu. 27 September 2018

The Leadmill

Another face from The Mash Report, Nish Kumar is a insightful satirist whose latest offering, It’s In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves, ruminates on the current political climate.