Friday 1 July 2022

Dates and Times

The Friday Night Show: Friday 1 July, 7.30pm (doors); 8pm (start)
ARGComFest: Saturday 2 July & Sunday 3 July, 12pm - 10:30pm


The Friday Night Show: £18
ARGComFest: £49 Weekend Tickets, £32 Day Tickets

The Friday Night Show Running Time

2.5 hours (incl. intervals)




Assembly Hall


London's greatest comedy festival finally returns, bringing the spirit of the Fringe to Shoreditch!

For the first time ever, ARGComFest and Shoreditch Town Hall present The Friday Night Show — a one-off spectacular featuring an all-star line-up of Phil Wang, Rosie Jones, Josie Long, Kemah Bob, Isy Suttie, Rhys James, Sarah Kendall, Nabil Abdulrashid, Olga Koch and host Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

One of the UK's most exciting comedians and star of Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You? and his very own global Netflix special Philly Philly Wang WangPhil Wang

“Intelligent, self-unserious, and studded with memorable one-liners... stand-up dreamland” ★★★★ Guardian

Star of Live At The Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Casualty and her very own Channel 4 travel show, Trip Hazard — the raucous and rip-roaringly funny Rosie Jones

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and indie-underdog Josie Long

Creator, curator and host of The FOC IT UP Comedy Club and tour support for Hannah Gadsby, Nish Kumar, Desiree Burch and Jess Fostekew — Kemah Bob

As seen as Dobby in Peep Show, Esther in Shameless and much much more — Isy Suttie

“The perfect concoction of warmth and grit” The Independent

Seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Sky One's A League of Their Own, and Comedy Central's Roast Battle and Russell Howard’s Stand Up CentralRhys James

“the master of the lightning-paced, gag-dense, precision-delivered set” Guardian

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee for Best Show and winner of Taskmaster series 11. Creator and star of Sky One's Frayed and BBC Radio 4's Sarah Kendall: Australian TrilogySarah Kendall

“one rarely expects to go into a comedy show and be transformed.” ★★★★★ Fest

Britain’s Got Talent finalist 2020 and as seen on Live At The Apollo and Mock The WeekNabil Abdulrashid

“urgent, uncompromising and refreshingly radical fare, smartly woven into a gag-packed set.” Sunday Telegraph

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, 2019. As seen on Mock the Week, QI, Late Night Mash and Frankie Boyle's New World OrderOlga Koch

“Uproarious, gleefully obscene comedy” Guardian

As seen on Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo and Would I Lie to You? — host of hit podcast All Killa No FillaKiri Pritchard-McLean

“Making powerhouse stand-up from the thorniest of subjects” ★★★★ Guardian

Plus loads more to be announced!

ARGComFest is a weekend comedy festival of Fringe previews and work-in-progress shows that takes place every July. The festival brings an attentively curated programme of sixty comedians — from big name TV favourites to up-and-coming newcomers — to the labyrinthine settings of Shoreditch Town Hall. For info and to book tickets for the rest of the festival, please click here.

Tickets & OFFERS

You can book a day ticket for The Friday Night Show only on this page. If you would like to book ARGComFest tickets, you can do so on the Weekend Tickets page here, or the Day Tickets page here.

Weekend ticketholders can get £10 tickets (saving £8) to The Friday Night Show - just add both tickets to your basket and the discount will apply automatically.

For this year’s full programme including artists and show information, visit

Covid-19 Safety Measures

We will be taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of everyone in the building. For all our Covid-19 Safety Measures in place, please click here.

London Evening Standard
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"the ultimate concentrated comedy event…ARGComFest is the comedy Glastonbury"

"intense, ridiculously good-value festival"

"[ARGComFest] has become an integral part of Fringe preparations … from its first year it developed a reputation for the calibre of its line-ups."

ARGComFest Images (Credit Ed Moore)

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