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Union JACK Radio Launches Nationwide Series Of Live Comedy Nights

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Union JACK Radio has announced the launch of a nationwide series of live comedy nights.

The radio station has teamed up with The Frog & Bucket (Manchester), Chuckle Busters (Bristol), Giggles Live (Hull) and The Big Difference (Leicester) to present the regular shows.

Launching on 02 September, The Union JACK Radio Comedy Club will create a new opportunity for venues and comedians who have seen their livelihoods threatened by the lengthy closure of live entertainment venues and the restrictions on audience numbers, while also delivering a series of occasions for comedy fans across the country to join.

The Union JACK Radio Comedy Club will feature a host of respected comedians, both established and new talent, with confirmed names including the likes of Scott Bennett, Jen Ives, Eshaan Akbar, Steph Laing, Jenny Collier, Sikisa, Nina Gilligan and Will Duggan (see Notes to Editors for full list of names confirmed to date). The Comedy Club will run for an initial six-month period and will take place at the following venues:

• The Frog & Bucket, Manchester
• 2 September, 7 October, 4 November, 25 November

• Chuckle Busters, Bristol
• 4 September, 10 October, 5 November, 1 December, 4 January, 1 February

• Giggles Live, Hull
• 22 September, 27 October, 17 November, 15 December, 26 January, 23 February

• The Big Difference, Leicester
• 24 September, 27 October, 23 November, 15 December.
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