Comedy Rocks: Cardiff Comedy Listings 2019

Our rundown of the the top comedy shows in Cardiff for a barrel load of laughs.

2nd May
Gary Delaney – Gangster Paradise 
The Glee Club
Britain’s leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.

5th May
Micky P. Kerr
The Glee Club
Micky P Kerr is a breath of fresh air on the live comedy circuit. Fusing together music, spoken word and comedy, with his tongue often planted firmly in his cheek.


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I’ve aged.

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8th May
Jasper Carrott – Stand up and rock!
St Davids Hall
The 2019 tour will see the legendary Jasper Carrott back with a new stand up show alongside his musical compatriots, the Bev Bevan Band, that have been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world

9th May
Ivo Graham
The Glee Club
Ivo Graham’s gauche charm and crafty, self-aware wit has proved a hit with audiences of all age.

9th – 11th May & 6th – 8th June 
Rhod Gilbert
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show. In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod.

10th May
Connie Orff – You’re a vision
Wales Millennium Centre
As a connoisseur of the continent’s favourite cultural contest, Connie Orff promises to warm the ‘EU’ up on her multilingual journey through nations and decades… And she’s ready for douze points.

14th May
Comedy Scratch
Wales Millennium Centre
Comedian Leroy Brito returns to Ffresh for a night of comedy – but this time he is bringing some friends.

15th May
Deborah Frances-White
St Davids Hall
The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 50 million downloads since it launched in late 2015.

16th May
Drag That Scratch
Wales Millennium Centre
Fresh from sold-out shows here at the Centre, Connie Orff curates an evening of Drag, from virgin Queens and Kings to more seasoned performers just… trying out cool stuff!

17th May
Sofie Hagan
Sherman Theatre
After a total sell-out of her ‘Dead Baby Frog’ tour in 2018, Sofie comes to Sherman Theatre with the show that won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award, ‘Bubblewrap’, all about self-acceptance and mental health.

18th May
Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Larks in Transit is a compendium of travellers’ tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian.


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Human in Owl Canyon, near Page,Arizona.

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23rd May
Lloyd Griffith
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
After the success of his sold out 2017/18 UK tour, comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hilarious new stand-up show.

3rd June
Al Murray
St Davids Hall
One last heave and we will be there. And when the going gets tough the tough get going. Although the going won’t get tough and anyone who tells you it is going to be tough is lying.

7th June
Stewart Francis
St Davids Hall
The star of ‘Mock the Week’, ‘Live at the Apollo’ and ‘Crackerjack*’ embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off… INTO THE PUNSET.

8th June
Mark Watson
Sherman Theatre
Cluster-bombed with yoghurt on ‘Taskmaster’, half-killed on ‘Bear Grylls’ Celebrity Island’, Watson returns to what he’s best at: being indoors.

9th June
Larry Dean
Chapter Arts Centre
Fresh from a sell-out international tour and smash-hit Live at the Apollo debut, Larry Dean has a new hour of ‘unexpected and excellent’ (The Times) thoughts on Scottishness, sodomites and self-esteem.

13th June
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’musical
Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
She’s Back!! 2019 UK & Ireland Arena Tour starring Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys with a brand new show.


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Here we go for the 1st time on D’Musical? It’s show time Glasgow

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27th June
The Horne Section 2019
St Davids Hall
They’ve had their own TV special at the London Palladium, they have an iTunes-chart-topping podcast and now they’re touring the country; it’s the one and only Horne Section’s one and only 2019 Tour.

12th July
Caitlin Moran
Sherman Theatre
Don’t miss this chance to join inimitable writer Caitlin Moran as she dives into a hilarious and thought-provoking evening of all things famous, and feminist, in this laugh-out-loud event.


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13th July
James Acaster
Wales Millennium Centre
The award-winning comedian James Acaster brings his brand new show – COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999 – to the Centre

16th July
Susie Dent
Sherman Theatre
Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day.