Family Comedy Club
Cheltenham Comedy Festival

Family Comedy Club

Note: This event takes place at Cheltenham Town Hall

A fun stand-up comedy club for all the family to enjoy.

Featuring three of the stand-up circuits best talents, Ada Campe, Howard Read and Ben Van der Velde, all performing family friendly stand-up comedy!

What’s not to love?!.

Howard Read

Howard is one of the most sought-after family friendly stand-ups in the country. He specialises in writing and performing family and children’s comedy for stage and TV.

He tours theatres with and without his animated sidekick Little Howard and headlines for Comedy Club 4 Kids and the PG strands of The Comedy Store and Glee Club.

Howard’s human-cartoon double-act Big Howard and Little Howard was nominated for a Perrier Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2003 and they stole the show at the 2007 Royal Variety Performance in front of Her Majesty the Queen.

They had their own show Little Howard’s Big Question which ran for three series on CBBC, BBC1 and BBC2 and won the Writer’s Guild Award for Best Children’s TV Script.

Howard is also a twice BAFTA Nominated writer for BAFTA winning Horrible Histories and currently has various comedy projects in development for television, stage and online.

"Genius." Radio Times

"Incredibly, achingly funny." Daily Mail

Ada Campe

Tall tales! Super songs! Mischievous magic! Join award-winning variety artiste Ada Campe for some much-needed cheer to your 2022.

‘Ada Campe made me laugh more than anyone on the circuit for years’ Sandi Toksvig

‘part raconteur, part magician, part comedian, Campe is as enigmatic as she is eccentric. Hilarious and not to be forgotten in a hurry.’ Fest Mag

Ben Van der Velde is a stand-up comedian, actor, improviser and presenter. Over the past few years, has spread joy and nonsense to all four corners of the British Isles, as well as Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Norway. 

‘Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and playful nature.’ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine  

‘On flights of fancy, he pushes ideas to extremes and displays a crackling, spontaneous energy in which we’re swept up.’ Fest

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