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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.

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.

Jamali Maddix

Tue. 2 October 2018

The Leadmill

The host of Viceland's Hate Thy Neighbour brings his new show Vape Lord to town – a confrontational and hilarious exposé on hate and moral confrontation.