20 Sep NEWCASTLE ALTERNATIVE IS BACK THIS OCTOBER!!! Posted Wednesday 20 September 2017 14:19 For the month of October, we are bringing some of the best names in comedy to Newcastle with some shows that are not to be missed. We have something for everyone including the likes of Jason Byrne, Nick Helm, Shappi Khorsandi, Tom Stade and so much more. Sandwiched in amongst these great tour shows we have our regularly weekly and monthly shows as well as some extra Kids shows. Many of the following shows are close to sold-out already so don’t delay – get your tickets now! DANIEL SLOSS – NOW1st Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Dirty, sweet and clever’ New York Times THE NOISE NEXT DOOR: UPROAR!2nd Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Hilarious... A superior kind of chaos' Daily Telegraph JASON BYRNE: THE MAN WITH THREE BRAINS (2 Shows)8th Oct Tickets & Info Here & 28th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'The outright king of live comedy' Times DANNY BHOY - MAKE SOMETHING GREAT AGAIN FOR STRONGER BETTER FUTURE TOMORROW TOGETHER10th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'This is a show you could see time and time again. Exceptional.' The Sunday Mail, Australia PAUL FOOT: 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A PIGLET12th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Sublime, original and brilliant' Independent PAJAMA MEN - PTERODACTYL NIGHTS13th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘One of the most dazzling displays of comedy theatre I’ve ever seen. It’s weird. And it’s wonderful.’ ★★★★★ Times ABANDOMAN: LIFE + RHYMES13th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile… Nothing short of genius’ Chortle NICK HELM: THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO ME THAT I HAVEN'T ALREADY DONE TO MYSELF - EXTRA SHOW! (Later show Sold-Out)14th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Genuinely exciting’ Telegraph ★★★★★ AHIR SHAH: CONTROL15th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Burning passion at his fingertips and the gags to back up his fire' ★★★★★ List SEYMOUR MACE’S MAGICAL SHITCAKES FROM HEAVEN15th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Delightfully angry and ridiculously creative’ ★★★★ Fest SHAPPI KHORSANDI: MISTRESS AND MISFIT16th Oct Tickets & Info Here FIN TAYLOR & KIRI PRITCHARD MCLEAN DOUBLE BILL17th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Thought-provoking and side-splitting' Independent FRED MACAULAY – LIVE20th Oct Tickets & Info Here PAUL SINHA: SHOUT OUT TO MY EX20th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘This is what a good stand-up should be. Hilariously funny, passionate and articulate.’ Chortle GAVIN WEBSTER: IT'S ABOUT TIME WE HAD MORE WOMEN IN THERE21st Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘His rants are wonderfully surreal' Herald MATT RICHARDSON / SLASH21st Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘High wattage charisma’ Guardian NO SUCH THING AS A FISH - THE 2017 TOUR - 4.30 EXTRA SHOW (Later show Sold-Out)22nd Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Knowledge-packed and riotously funny' Times FELICITY WARD - 50% MORE LIKELY TO DIE23rd Oct Tickets & Info Here 'A killer show… tremendous… unrelenting… so beautifully woven together…she’s so bloody funny' ★★★★★ List LEE NELSON - SERIOUS JOKER26th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'COMEDY GENIUS' Mirror ALEX LOVE: HOW TO WIN A PUB QUIZ27th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'It takes quite a show to create such a sense of engagement that one music question can become a full-blown sing-along’ BroadwayBaby.com TOM STADE: I SWEAR27th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'STAND-UP ELITE' Chortle MAE MARTIN: DOPE28th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Quietly radical - expertly splices comedy, opinion and enlightenment’ Guardian LLOYD GRIFFITH - IN:UNDATED29th Oct Tickets & Info Here ‘Punchy gags and jaw-dropping voice’ Evening Standard ED GAMBLE: MAMMOTH29th Oct Tickets & Info Here '… a master of unlocking the humour in everything' ★★★★ List BEN VAN DER VELDE: SIDEKICK30th Oct Tickets & Info Here 'Sharp and crafty gagsmith.' Chortle See the full monthly line-up here including our Weekend Shows every Thurs,Fri & Sat, Red Raw, Kids Shows and our regular monthly shows like Good Grief and The Footbaaaall Show.