Glasgow Comedy Festival

What to see this weekend, plus special offers from our partners

Whats happening across the city for the 3rd weekend of the Festival.



Joel Dommett: Practical Joker - Joel is one of the fastest rising stars on the UK comedy circuit – come and catch him on the way up.
Omid Djalili: Omid’s back with a splash, following a sell-out four week London West-End residency and a sold-out season at the Edinburgh Festival.
United Airlines presents: America Stands Up - A superb showcase of new American comedy talent! Be the first to see some of the biggest stars from across the pond.
Charlie Ross: Charlie’s Angles - Self-confessed geek and football fan, Charlie Ross, will lead you through a world where Doctor Who and the offside rule can co-exist.
Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister Look at the State of Scotland - Two of Scotland’s finest comedians satirical look at the referendum. ‘Neat twists on Scotland’s culture.’ Scotsman ‘Insightful, political comedy.’ Skinny
We have an exclusive offer from our friends at the Stand Comedy Club - 5 pairs of Half Price tickets are available for the Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III through the Stand Comedy Club box office!
Call 0844 335 8879 now to book. Offer subject to availability first 5 callers get the discount!
Saturday 29 March - Brothers and Sisters… It’s The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III
Doors 5pm show 5.30pm With guests Tommy Sheridan and Paul Mecurio

Enjoy the most direct and convenient sailing from Troon with P&O Ferries 



From March 31st the P&O Ferries Express service is back! Sailing twice a day from Troon to Larne*, the fastcraft offers the most direct and convenient sailing for passengers wishing to travel to Northern Ireland from Central Scotland, in slightly over 2 hours. Spoil yourself in the luxury new Club Lounge or check out the delicious new dishes in the Food Court. However you spend your crossing over, you'll be relaxed and refreshed for your onward journey. Priced from £99 one way for a car and one passenger and from £28 each way for a foot passenger with unlimited baggage allowance, travelling to Northern Ireland has never been easier with P&O Ferries! Book Now






This weeks 'Tweet of the Week**' is from stand up comedian Rhys James. "At 22-years-old, Rhys James is a sickeningly talented young stand-up. He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline." TimeOut


You should certainly follow Rhys on twitter for a daily dose of joy and then book tickets to see Rhys James at Blackfriars Basement on Friday 4th of April at 9pm, £9/7.  You can book tickets for his show here. 





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*The Express sails between Larne and Troon until October 6th, 2014. 

28 MARCH 2014


In this newsletter

- This Weekend's Highlights

- Exclusive Ticket Offers

- P&O Ferries Express service

- Tweet of The Week

What's on

Festival programme:
Tickets are now on sale for all festival shows. To book tickets, click here.


Buying tickets:
Tickets are available for most shows online at, by phone 0844 395 4005 and in person at the SECC box office. Some tickets are also available at venues.

Contact us


The festival office:

278 High Street
Glasgow G4 0QT
0141 552 2070