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)

Age Guidance





Assembly Hall

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

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 WangJosie Long, Kemah Bob, Isy Suttie, Rhys James, Nabil Abdulrashid, Sofie Hagen, John Robins, Helen Bauer 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

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

“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

“Hilarious… clever, touching and funny” ★★★★★ Mirror

Multi-award-winning London-based Danish comedian, author, podcaster, and #influencer. Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer winner 2015 and acclaimed author of Happy Fat - Sofie Hagen

“Hugely entertaining” Mirror

Award winning 5Live Digital DJ and broadcaster, acclaimed author, and one of the most critically acclaimed stand-up comedians of his generation - John Robins

“Uproarious, gleefully obscene comedy” Guardian

Known for being a comedy powerhouse with an electric stage presence, as seen on Live At The Apollo and Hypothetical - Helen Bauer

‘A personality that will fill a stadium" ★★★★★ Sunday Express

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

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.

Unfortunately the following comedians are no longer performing at The Friday Night Show: Sarah Kendall, Rosie Jones, Olga Koch

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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