Grand Stand-Up Comedy


***Sean Lock** Count Arthur Strong***Joel Dommett***Jon Richardson***

Not content with bringing the West End to West Yorkshire, hosting World Premieres (Fat Friends The Musical, Casanova), welcoming award-winning drama (National Theatre Productions) and being on the map brand new UK tours (Nativity! The Musical) Leeds Grand Theatre is set to welcome some great comedy to its stage this year in the coming months.

8 Out Of 10 Cats team captain Sean Lock returns to the Grand next month with his show Keep It Light.

Sean’s stand-up is a blend of a finely-tuned hyperactive imagination, surreal imagery and insightful observations on the human condition.

Over the last twenty years Sean has toured extensively with shows including: Lockipedia and Purple Van Man and has regularly been on TV; his cult classic BBC2 sitcom 15 Storeys High was critically adored.

Sean Lock is at The Grand Theatre on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th March. Tickets are £27.


Count Arthur Strong is a much-loved character created by Steve Delaney, who coincidentally worked at Leeds Grand Theatre as a stage hand back in the 70s.  The Grand look forward to welcoming him back some 40 years on with his show The Sound of Mucus.

Count Arthur Strong is at The Grand on Sunday 9th April. Tickets are £22 – £27.50.

Not a month later and I’m A Celebrity’s runner-up 2016 brings his solo show to Leeds:  Joel Dommett: LIVE

Joel has received great critical acclaim for his Edinburgh Fringe shows from where he went on to appear in numerous television shows including Impractical Jokers (BBC3), Reality Bites (ITV2), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Popatron (BBC2) and Skins (E4) but it is last year’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here that brought him to the fore for many.

Catch Joel Dommett at The Grand on Sunday April 30th. Tickets are £22.

Hot on Joel’s heels is the other 8 Out Of 10 Cats team captain Jon Richardson with his hotly-anticipated new stand-up tour The Old Man.

An avid supporter of Leeds United, Leeds looks forward to welcoming him back.

Jon Richardson is at The Grand On Sunday 14th May. Tickets are £24.50.


All tickets are on sale now and are available online at or by calling Box Office on 0844 848 2700