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
Bonus Arena is a state-of-the-art, music and events complex with a capacity of up to 3,500 people that will allow Hull to attract large corporate conferences, exhibitions and trade tours as well as major touring concerts, stand-up comedy, family shows and sporting events. The plans include the building of the new arena, alongside the rebuilding of Osborne Street car park and additional public spaces in a currently derelict area on Myton Street behind Princes Quay shopping centre. The arena is scheduled to open during the summer of 2018. The building is owned by Hull City Council and will be managed by SMG Europe, a world leader in venue management, operation and marketing with more than 220 venues worldwide, including Manchester Arena, Metro Radio Arena Newcastle, First Direct Arena Leeds, The Baths Hall and The Plowright Theatre Scunthorpe.