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#JC4PM Tour - Comedy Night and Rally

  • Edinburgh Festival Theatre 13-29 Nicolson Street Edinburgh, EH8 United Kingdom (map)

Since Jeremy Corbyn put his name forward as a potential leader, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the Labour Party. Jeremy's honest, straight-talking politics has captured the public's imagination. He has, however, faced daily attacks from some of the media and his political opponents. And he has responded with courage and dignity.

To show support for Jeremy's campaign to transform the way politics is conducted, a stellar line up of comedians, singers and poets will be performing a special show compered by superstar housewife Barbara Nice.

The full line-up for the night includes

Compere: Barbara Nice, actress ('Phoenix Nights', 'Coronation Street', 'Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere'), radio sitcom star ('Comedy Showcase')

Performers

Mark Steel, comedian ('The Mark Steel Lectures', 'The Mark Steel Lecture'), TV panellist ('Question Time', 'QI', Have I Got News for You', 'Mock the Week', 'Room 101'), radio panellist ('The News Quiz', 'Loose Ends'), author ('Reasons to be Cheerful'), regular columnist in 'The Independent'.

Jeremy Hardy, comedian (former 'Perrier Award' winner), actor ('Blackadder Goes Forth'), TV panellist ('QI', 'Mock the Week'), radio panelist ('The News Quiz', 'I'm sorry I Haven't a Clue', 'Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation')

Charlotte Church, singer (Classical Brit award winner and Brit Award winner with several top ten hits), TV ('The Charlotte Church Show', 'Have I Got News for You', 'Paul O'Grady Show', 'Question Time')

Janey Godley, actress ('River City'), author ('Handstands in the Dark'), radio panelist ('Loose Ends', 'Woman's Hour', 'Just a Minute'), writer of award-winning radio documentary 'Stuck in the Middle', playwright ('The Point of Yes').

Sara Pascoe, comedian ('Live at the Apollo', 'Stand up for the Week'), actress ('The Thick of It', 'Twenty Twelve'), TV panellist ('QI', 'Have I Got News for You', 'Mock the Week', 'Alan Davies: as yet Untitled', 'Room 101')

Clare Ferguson-Walker, poet (following successful Edinburgh show, touring with John Cooper-Clarke)

This will be a fantastic opportunity to show support for Jeremy and have a great night at the same time.

More details are to be announced

Earlier Event: February 20
Scottish Young Labour Political Day 2016