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Oxfordshire Mind Comedy Gala

Presented by Jericho Comedy

Tickets £22.50

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Oxfordshire Mind and Jericho Comedy are taking over Oxford Playhouse for their annual Comedy Gala!

This year's line-up includes, Rosie Jones, Angela Barnes and Esther Manito.

Presented by Jericho Comedy and raising money for the vital support Oxfordshire Mind offers those with mental health problems, don’t miss this hilarious event of belly laughing comedy!

Rosie Jones is one of the hottest rising stars in comedy, her delightful cheekiness and northern charm make her a delight to watch. After joining our digital lockdown gala last year we’re so overjoyed to welcome Rosie back in person live at the Playhouse. She’s nothing short of an absolute pleasure to work with and watch on stage.

As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Last Leg, Question Time, Comedy Central’s Roast Battle and even Silent Witness.

Angela Barnes is one of best comedians working in the UK today, she is a mainstay of some of the biggest comedy TV shows, Live at the Apollo, a regular on Mock the Week as well as a host of BBC Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack.

Before being a comedian she was a mental health professional and her frank openness about mental health make her perfect for our Oxfordshire Mind Comedy Gala.

“She’s just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight talking and extremely funny comic” The Guardian

“Angela Barnes is the best mainstream female comedian I’ve seen since Sarah Millican… I can’t be any clearer than that can I?” Evening Standard

Esther Manito is an Arab Essex girl who will challenge every single preconception of what that means.

As seen on ITV’s Stand Up Sketch Show and heard on: BBC sounds Russell Kane’s Evil Genius, co-hosting Radio 4 Extra’s Newsjack Unplugged, CBBC Bitesize Parents, Drunk Women Solving Crime, Russell Kane’s Boys Don’t Cry and BBC New Comedy Awards 2016-19 and Live at the Apollo. Winner of Best Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2021.

Please Note:
We would like to reassure our audiences of their safety when visiting Oxford Playhouse. We continue to follow the safety and hygiene measures recommended by government, including specific advice for performing arts venues.

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All performances at Oxford Playhouse are now being sold to full capacity seating, in line with government and UK Theatre guidance. We recognise that some audience members may still feel uncomfortable attending a show which is at full capacity. Where possible, Oxford Playhouse will work with visiting producers to accommodate a number of socially distanced performances.