Some of Hull’s best comedy talent will be showcased at one of Hull Venue’s test events this summer.
As well as testing the arena’s balcony seating, the event will act as a launch for the Hull Comedy Festival and showcase some of the emerging comedy talent from the city.
Jed Salisbury will host the event with performances from Steve Rimmer, Lois Mills, Jack Gleadow, Gary Jennison and David Smith. As a special treat there will be a headline set from Angelos Epithemiou.
Come and spend some time with Angelos Epithemiou as he guides us all through this difficult period in the history of our planet. Nothing is off the agenda, North Korea, Trump, Brexit. Angelos tackles it all head on! He also does jokes and there is an opportunity to have a sing along with him, should you play your cards right
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.