Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop has achieved huge success – performing to sold-out audiences across the country during an incredible career. His previous UK tours include: Supersonic (2014), Rollercoaster (2012), Sunshine (2011) and Elvis Has Left The Building (2010).
Cheeky East End comedian Micky Flanagan has risen to the very top of the comedy circuit during the past few years. Micky's hilarious appearances on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats, plus a sell-out UK tour in 2010/11, have secured his reputation as one of the country's best comedians.
Mrs Brown's Boys is a BAFTA award-winning comedy series, written by and starring Brendan O'Carroll, which first aired on the BBC in early 2011. In the series, Brendan O'Carroll plays the foul-mouthed Irish matriarch Agnes Brown. The TV show has been described as "Father Ted meets The Royale Family!".
Peter Kay is one of the best-loved comedians in the UK, if not the world. His cheeky comedy is second-to-none and his observational humour is genius. Garlic bread? Cheese cake?
Ricky Gervais achieved worldwide success with his hit TV comedy series, The Office and Extras, which were co-written with his good friend Stephen Merchant. Ricky has also terrorised Hollywood's A-list with his raucous hosting of the annual Golden Globe awards ceremony.
Al Murray's stand up character, The Pub Landlord, is a caricature of the stereotypical licensee who has a morbid fear of foreigners. The Pub Landlord has helped Al Murray become one of Britain's best comedians and anyone who has seen his live performances would have to agree.
Toothy comedian Alan Carr is a regular on the comedy stand-up circuit and has performed at all the major comedy festivals. His comedy chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man has been on air since 2009 and has won several TV awards.
Comedy and TV presenting duo Ant & Dec first rose to fame as actors on the children's television show Byker Grove. Since those early days, the pair have gone on to present all manner of TV shows including: Pop Idol, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! and Britain's Got Talent to name but a few.
Bill Bailey is a much-loved English stand-up comedian and musician, who is widely known for his wacky humour and appearances on the likes of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI and Black Books.
Comedian, musician, presenter and actor...Billy Connolly is one of Scotland's best loved and funniest entertainers. Most recently viewers will have seen 'The Big Yin' thundering across America on his motor-trike in the ITV series Billy Connolly's Route 66.
Irish comedian, Dara O Briain is best known for his role as the quizmaster on BBC's Mock the Week. His quick-witted humour has earned him a place at the top of the British comedy circle. Dara attended University College, Dublin where he studied theoretical physics and maths, something that he hasn't introduced into his stand-up routines... yet. Dara has made several other television appearances including hosting Have I Got News For You and Live at the Apollo.
Irish funnyman, Ed Byrne, was born in 1972 and has made appearances on numerous television shows such as Father Ted, Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Multi-award winning comedian Eddie Izzard is well known and loved for his rambling, whimsical style of stand-up comedy. Eddie has also racked up an impressive number of film credits during his career, appearing in numerous films including Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen and Valkyrie.
Frankie Boyle is Scotland's funniest export at present. His harsh, close-to-the-bone humour has been applauded and criticised by many but he remains true to his unmoralistic comedic views and is very rarely caught out. Frankie Boyle has appeared as a regular guest on Mock the Week and other TV quiz shows where his sharp, harsh wit has received much acclaim.
Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse have been working together for 25 years. During that time they've created many classic TV comedy characters – including Loadsamoney, the Old Gits, Smashie and Nicey, Kevin the Teenager, Julio Geordio, The Scoucers, The Writer and the Landlady, The Surgeons, to name but a few.
Multi award-winning stand-up comic Jack Whitehall is regarded as one of the UK's hottest comedy stars. Jack will be familiar to many from his numerous appearances on TV panel shows, including Mock the Week, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and A League of Their Own.
Salford born comedian, Jason Manford's career started with him being in the right place at the right time. Working in the Buzz Comedy Club, Chorlton, at the age of just 17, Jason stood in for a comedian who didn't turn up and was an instant hit. Jason is a team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and a huge Manchester City supporter.
Born James Anthony Patrick, Jimmy Carr began his comedy career in 2000 after leaving his marketing job with Shell. As well as being one of the top UK stand-up acts of our time, Jimmy Carr is also the host of Distraction and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Jimmy has also hosted the last few years of Big Fat Quiz Of The Year.
Kevin Bridges has had an astonishing rise to success in recent years, and is now widely regarded as one of UK's very best stand-up comedians. He's been dubbed as "brilliant" by his comedy idol and fellow Glaswegian Billy Connolly.
Kevin Hart is an award-winning American actor, comedian, writer and producer. He is considered to be one of the foremost comedians and entertainers in the industry today. Kevin's previous stand-up comedy tours include Laugh At My Pain in 2011 and Let Me Explain in 2013.