The UK’s biggest celebration of slapstick and silent comedy returns to Bristol this January (16-20) with a jam-packed line-up of events at Bristol Old Vic. We have an incredible prize for one lucky winner and their even luckier guest – a pair of VIP passes to all 14 Slapstick Festival events at Bristol Old Vic including…

The Complete Goodies

Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie will talk about their sparkling career in comedy and the enduring popularity of ‘The Goodies’ decades on. Prepare for delight and discovery as Goodies superfan Richard Herring rummages through his new box set for classic clips from one of the best loved TV comedies.

Saturday, January 19th, 14:00. Tickets £16.

Tim Vine’s Top Comedy Moments 

Just what makes Tim Vine’s comedy mind work? Where do those puns and one-liners come from? Who and what made him laugh when he was growing up? These questions and more will be answered when Tim – stand up legend, co-star of 35 episodes of NOT GOING OUT and host of the new ITV game show FOOTBALL GENIUS – reveals his favourite comedy favourite moments and personal influences. Not to be missed!

Saturday, January 19th, 17:00. Tickets £15. 

The Inbetweeners Double Bill 

In just three series, The Inbetweeners (2008-2010) became nothing short of a national comedy phenomenon. Join us for a special double bill at Bristol Old Vic on January 19th, featuring actor Joe Thomas AKA Simon Cooper and the show’s creators Damon Beesley and Iain Morris. Fresh off the screen from Fwends Reunited – the show’s 10th anniversary special on Channel 4 – Joe, Damon and Iain will relive the show’s best moments and reflect on its enduring success. This will be followed by a screening of The Inbetweeners Movie introduced by the cast and crew.

Saturday, January 19th, 20:00. Tickets from £18. 

Laurel & Hardy’s Choice Morsels 

Laugh out loud with three classic shorts from the greatest comedy double act of all time: Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. This is a rare chance to see the boys as they were meant to be seen, on the big screen.

Comedian Richard Herring is joined by other festival guests to reveal their top comedy shorts. Colin Sell (I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue) will be making an appearance to accompany one of shorts with live piano.

Sunday, January 20th, 22:00. Tickets £12.50 

To enter our VIP competition, complete the form below. The closing date for entries is January 11th.

Captcha loading...