The Great Big HopeFest Comedy Club

Nodding Dog Comedy present four of the best comedians from the UK comedy circuit, combining to bring you a genuine ‘all headliners’ night under the canvas of the #hopefest festival tent!

Featuring a packed bill of comedians usually found headlining the biggest comedy clubs in the country, belly laughs and tears of joy are guaranteed.

MC JAMES MEEHAN is an award winning stand up who has been nominated for Edinburgh best newcomer and has been the winner of the Edinburgh panel prize and Chortle Best Newcomer award!

Described by Manchester Wire as “Manchester’s favourite stand-up” we are in brilliantly safe and very funny hands for a stunninng night of comedy!

Opening tonight is circuit legend HAL CRUTTENDEN! As seen on Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, The Apprentice: You’re Fired’ and much, much more!

One of the most loved comedians performing in the UK today, you really don’t want to miss his performance!

STELLA GRAHAM is a naturally funny stand-up comedian, writer & actor. Shameless, charmingly aggressive and unladylike, she’s the funniest half Sri Lankan gal from Coventry. During Lockdown, Stella made funny workout videos, a video podcast and did online gigs! What a trip – gigging in slippers! Racing up the comedy ranks Stella is an act we just know you’ll love!

Headliner GLENN WOOL began his comedy career in his hometown of Vancouver in 1995. He moved to London in 1998 and quickly became an established star of the London comedy circuit before becoming a globally recognised name. His TV credits include John Oliver’s ‘New York Stand-Up Show’ as well as appearances on The Green Room with Paul Provenza, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News, The John Bishop Show and numerous other UK stand-up shows.

In recent years Glenn has dominated the international comedy circuit, performing to huge crowds in Holland, Singapore, Dubai, Cape Town, Melbourne, Montreal, LA, New York, Auckland and Sydney. He is a hugely popular addition to many of the great summer music festivals in the UK, including Reading & Leeds, Bestival, Download, Sonisphere and Glastonbury.

Snap your tickets up quick for a huge night of standup comedy from some of the very, very best in the business!

Audiences please note for booking:

You will be asked to book in groups of 2, 4 or 6.

To book an individual ticket, please contact Box Office on 0161 275 9141 or 

Production Information




One Night Only!


£12.5 standard / £15 premium (includes £1.50 booking fee)

Show Dates

Saturday 7th August, 8pm

Running time: 2.5 hours

Interval: Yes x 2

Age restriction: 18+

Any Warnings: Adult Content