Star comedians head to Derbyshire town

Buxton is the place to go for a laughter tonic, with a host of comics on their way to the town over the next few weeks.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 16th October 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:53 pm
Pete Firman at Buxton Opera House on October 20.
Pete Firman at Buxton Opera House on October 20.

A little slimmer but still ‘belly laugh funny’, Justin Moorhouse will return on Saturday, October 22, to the Pavilion Arts Centre. with a show about the people he knows, their feelings and how he feels about them.

Josh Widdicombe, star of The Last Leg and Fighting Talk will be finding more minor things to get annoyed about during his Opera House show on Tuesday, October 18.

Bringing a bit of magic to the table is Pete Firman (cohort of Derren Brown and star of BBC One’s The Magicians), who will mix comedy and magic at the Pavilion Arts Centre on Thursday, October 20.

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If that’s not enough, Shappi Khorsandi is at the Pavilion Arts Centre on Wednesday, November 2, and is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain with a new show. She has whip-crack jokes and is effortlessly funny with razor sharp wit, softened only by her delicious delivery and endless charm.

For more information about comedy events or to buy tickets for the shows, call Buxton Opera House on 01298 72190 or visit the website