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CONNEXIN LIVE, Myton Street, Hull, HU1 2PS

30 Oct 2019



Hull is funny!  Prepare for laughter as a selection of Hull’s best comedy talent return to The Bonus Arena for this “Hullarious” showcase to kick off the Hull Comedy Festival 2019.

Come to the Bonus Arena and feel it rumble with laughter, as you see some of Hull’s elite multi-award winning comedians, it’s time to see what everyone is laughing about!

We have the ‘World’s only Bomb disposal Comedian’ Steve Rimmer hosting the show with performances from award winning Hull Acts, Featuring Giggle’s Live Improv Champion and television star Jed Salisbury, one of Hull’s council estate loveable rouges and funny man, David Smith, The Psychic Hairdresser and Life-Coach to the Stars Kelli Taylor and finally Hull Comedy Royalty The Live Naked Idiots.

Already a featured event on the Arena’s Icons Wall, this is a must see event.

We have the ‘World’s only Bomb disposal Comedian’ Steve Rimmer hosting the show, already established as one of the best hosts on the circuit, telling tales of army life and what it is actually like being a working Bomb Disposal Engineer. Steve hails from our very own ULL!! Join him as he talks about Hull’s quirky language and the great parts of the city putting his comedic spin on things!

“Steve is a chatty affable character who doesn’t mind venturing into the, ”did he just say that” territory” Ian Midgley

“Quick whited charmingly cheeky and very interesting guest to have, he REALLY is a Bomb Disposal Engineer” – Tim Shaw – The Wrong Show And Channel 4’s Balls Of Steel

Jed Salisbury performed for the first time at the 2009 Hull Comedy Festival and he has gone from strength to strength. Quickly establishing himself as one of the best things coming out of Hull since chip spice and with recent television appearances on the BBC, Jed is one to look out for in the future. A high-energy comedian with a warming charm and an innate sense of funny. Jed’s act takes the audience on an adventure of hilarity, He combines big belly-laugh jokes with award winning Improv to create a truly unique act.

Giggles Live Improv Champion – Winner

Funny Scunny, Scunthorpe comedian of the year – Winner

Venue Details

Myton Street,

01482 456224

Over 400,000 visitors have experienced events here at the venue since 2018 including Bob Dylan, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Ne-Yo, Paloma Faith, JLS, Sarah Millican, Blondie, Noel Gallagher and many more. The venue is a state-of-the-art music and events complex with a capacity of up to 4,000 people for concerts and live events, plus an array of bars, lounges, premium seating and hospitality suits including the Connexin Lounge. The venue is purpose built to offer significant flexibility for any conference, exhibition, dinner or event. With 1320 square metres of floor space, making it one of the biggest in the region, the Arena’s flexibility means we can host events of all shapes and sizes – from huge award ceremonies to smaller breakout meetings, including the University of Hull’s graduation ceremonies. The building is owned by Hull City Council and is managed by ASM Global.


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