A bumper comedy line-up with Russell Kane, Rich Hall, Angela Barnes and MC Andy Robinson
Gates open 6.30pm, comedy starts 7.30pm
Russell Kane is a multi-award-winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter. His hit BBC Sounds podcast, Evil Genius has become a flagship show and was the best performing original podcast on the platform. His other podcast, Boys Don’t Cry, also features regularly on the iTunes top charts for listened to podcasts and will return with a new series later this year.
His recent TV appearances include The Apprentice You’re Fired, The One Show, Antiques Roadtrip, Stupid Man, Smart Phone and the host of three series of Live At The Electric. Other TV appearances include Live At The Apollo, Unzipped, Celebrity Juice and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here Now.
Rich Hall is the award-winning Montana native, renowned for his expertly crafted tirades, quick-fire banter with audiences and delightful musical sequences. Rich, who has won the Perrier Award (Edinburgh Comedy Festival) and Barry Award, (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) has been described as a transatlantic messenger, lampooning each country he visits with his laser-guided observations.
He has fronted the hugely successful BBC Four documentaries Rich Hall's Red Menace, Rich Hall's Working For The American Dream, Rich Hall's Countrier Than You, Rich Hall's Presidential Grudge Match, Rich Hall's California Stars, Rich Hall's You Can Go To Hell, I'm Going To Texas, and Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian. In addition, he has appeared on BBC One's QI, Live At The Apollo and Have I Got News For You, he wrote and starred in his own recurring BBC Radio 4 show Rich Hall's (US Election) Breakdown and has penned articles for The Guardian and The Sunday Times.
After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes took the plunge and embarked on her life-long dream to be a comedian. Within just a couple of years she had won the BBC New Comedy Award in 2011, and has now gone on to star in Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo, and Hypothetical.
As well as becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4 having featured on The Now Show and The News Quiz, Angela took on the role of host on BBC Radio 4 Extra's Newsjack in 2017 and The News Quiz in 2019.
The MC for the evening is Andy Robinson, who has performed over 4000 gigs, including Glee Clubs, Comedy Stores, Highlights and Jongleurs and off other beaten tracks. He has also worked as a warmup artist for loads of popular shows on television such as Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Shooting Stars, Later with Jools Holland, Jonathan Ross and more.
Gates open 6.30pm, comedy starts 7.30pm
Maximum 6 tickets per booking
Campbell Park Amphitheatre is off Avenury Boulevard, near Cambell Heights. The nearest postcode is MK9 3FT.
Parking: There is ample parking near to Campbell Park in the City Centre at centre:mk Multi Storey Car Park. From here, there is a footbridge into the Park from the City, from Midsummer Boulevard, and through to the underpass and bridge by MK Gallery.
Food and Drink is available in the Amphitheatre for this event: Food&Drink
This an outdoor production, please bring your own chair or blanket to sit on - and dress for the weather.
Registered Assistance Dogs are welcome, though we ask that you do not bring pets to Festival events. Camping and BBQs are not permitted. So that everyone can view performances, please don’t bring tents, gazebos, windbreaks and large umbrellas. Please do not bring glass and bottles into the Park. Thank you.
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Additional access notes
Drop off and Pick up point: Campbell Park, opposite Budgens shop, Avebury Boulevard
Wheelchair access to Ampitheatre by Campbell Heights Housing Development
There is a Pedestrian trackway leading to a designated viewing area
There is an Accessible route into the Ampitheatre – ask a steward to guide you
Accessible event toilets available on events plateau