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Last Friday of
every month at
Ipswich Sports Club
Henley Road

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What's On

We're always trying to make it better, so acts are subject to change.
Julian Deane
Friday 29 December
Julian Deane

Julian Deane

• "A stream of seriously good gags" - The Guardian
• The Russell Howard Hour (SKY One)
• "Sharp original punchlines" - The Independent
• Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC 2) and Mock the Week (BBC 2) writer

Otiz Cannelloni

• "Master of Mirth" Time Out
• "A magical wag" The Guardian
• "Don't we have laws against this sort of thing" South China Morning Post
• O-level woodwork (Grade B)


Friday 26 January
Mark Simmons


Mark Simmons

• Mock The Week (BBC2)
• Dave's Top 10 Jokes of the Fringe (2017, 2019, 2022)
• 8.1million Likes on TikTok [THIS WILL HAVE GONE UP BY JANUARY]
• Supported Rob Beckett, Rob Brydon and Seann Walsh on tour (not all at the same time)
• "Very funny" Time Out

Ross McGrane

• Host of the Radio Essex Weekend Breakfast Show
• Tour support for Russell Kane and Geoff Norcott
• "Ross lights up the room (like an arsonist with a can of petrol)" Russell Kane
Matt Bragg
Friday 23 February
Matt Bragg
Paul Tonkinson

Matt Bragg

• Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (Runner up / 2020)
• Tour support for Ricky Gervais, Harry Hill, Jason Manford and John Bishop
• "Great stuff. Excellent gags" Harry Hill
• "Thoroughly enjoyable" Reginald D Hunter

Paul Tonkinson

• Double award-winning Time Out Comedian of the Year
• Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (BBC1)
• Celebrity Come Dine With Me (Channel 4)
• "Brilliant" The Independent
• "Excellent... brilliant" Time Out

Daniel Kielty

• "One of the most natural performers I've seen" Jan Jack, Laughter House Comedy
• Ex boxer, bailiff and... hairdresser!
Friday 26 April


Andrew Bird

• The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One)
• 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown (Writer / Channel 4)
• Arena Tour support for Michael McIntyre

Ben Van der Velde

• "A master of audience interaction" Huffington Post
• “Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue.” Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
• Warm up man for Deal or No Deal (Channel 4)

Tickets and information

After many years running successful comedy clubs in London, Ant and Ed Dewson have finally started a night in their home town. Expect fantastic live acts from the London circuit and beyond. Plus free chocolate for the front row, and a silly song or two.

A+E Comedy Club happens on the last Friday of every month at Ipswich Sports Club, Henley Road IP1 4NJ. It’s 5 minutes drive from the town centre, and there’s plenty of free parking on site.

With years of experience as promoters and performers, Ant and Ed have shared the stage with a host of famous faces including Michael McIntyre, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, Harry Hill, Noel Fielding, Russell Brand… and many many more.



Last Friday of every month

Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7.45pm. There are two breaks to buy drinks and have a wee. You can buy delicious food at the bar before the show. And we’ll be finished by 10pm, promise.



Only £12

We always sell out so make sure you get your tickets in advance. You can buy them from Reception at Ipswich Sports Club, or by clicking the button below.



For special offers

Give us your mobile number to join A+E Comedy Club and we’ll keep you posted as to what’s coming. Plus you’ll get occasional special offers just for members! We won’t send you masses of messages, or share your details.


Ipswich Sports Club, Henley Road, Ipswich IP1 4NJ

You can find us at Ipswich Sports Club, Henley Road, Ipswich IP1 4NJ. There’s plenty of free parking, a great bar and delicious food – all at very reasonable prices. Contact the club to book a table for food on 01473 251143.

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Get in touch


07726 774100

Ipswich Sports Club, Henley Road, Ipswich IP1 4NJ

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