Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
09/08/2021

Union JACK Radio Launches Nationwide Series Of Live Comedy Nights

News Image
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.

unionjack.co.uk
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

20/12/2011
BBC Laughing All The Way To Awards
Executives at the BBC are getting the last laugh with news that BBC In-house Comedy has won an unparalleled five out of 12 competitive awards at this
31/10/2017
Firehouse Productions Sets Live Sound Ablaze With Dante Audio-Over-IP Networking
As a sound production company specialising in live events, Firehouse Productions is regularly entrusted with the design, operation and management of c
25/09/2017
SIS LIVE, ABS Launch New Platform
SIS LIVE and ABS have announced a new dedicated solution for OU services. The SIS LIVE Gateway Service solution for ABS Occasional Use services was an
17/05/2017
Alias Hire Invests In The Live U LU-400
Alias Hire had been investigating the various products of mobile SIM based products for a few years prior to when we purchased our Live U (LU-400) dev
15/05/2017
Telestream Announces Latest Version Of Lightspeed Live Stream
Telestream has announced the latest version of Lightspeed Live Stream, its enterprise-class live multiscreen encoding, packaging and distribution syst
03/05/2017
NFTS Launches Live TV Simulator Course
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) has launched a Live TV Simulator Sports Production course in partnership with HBS Broadcast Academy, th
20/05/2010
BBC Comedy Launches New-Look Site
The BBC has now unveiled its new-look comedy website featuring a host of exciting new elements, offering users a more immersive experience. Comedy fan
15/09/2017
GLOOKAST Delivers Live Ingest Control At IBC
GLOOKAST has announced that it will be launching Gloobox LiveOps, a multiviewer-based live ingest control application, at IBC. Gloobox LiveOps allows
13/09/2017
Axon To Demo Live IP Interoperability At IBC
With IP now a reality, there are still challenges to overcome, such as fast and seamless switching, network management and IP control and monitoring.
07/09/2017
Groovy Gecko Provides Live Video Services To Lumos
Groovy Gecko has delivered a live video stream for the latest fundraising campaign of J.K. Rowling's children's charity, Lumos. The fundraising event
17/08/2017
GMIT Launch Enhanced RelayCaster For Live Content Contribution
GMIT will showcase its newly acquired RelayCaster and CodecCaster products for the first time at IBC2017 since acquiring the technology of Motama GmbH
08/06/2017
Westminster Live Studios Host Leaders Debate For BBC
It was a busy week when Westminster Live studios in the heart of political London were asked to host the now infamous leaders debate for the BBC, init
06/06/2017
SIS LIVE Chosen For UK Election Coverage
A total of 26 'ad-hoc' SNG vehicles from SIS LIVE are to be despatched for a number of UK broadcasters for live coverage of the UK General Election la
31/05/2017
SIS LIVE Further Extends Anylive® Connectivity Network
SIS LIVE has further extended its Anylive® connectivity network to 25 horse racecourses throughout Ireland for television and data services to bookmak
30/05/2017
Samsung Annouces Partnerships With UFC®, X-Games And Live Nation
Samsung Electronics has announced VR Live Pass on Gear VR, a lineup of global, live entertainment partnerships with the UFC®, X Games and Live Nation.