Venues around Leicester, from 6 to 15 February. Ticket hotline and festival info: 0891 100 702Reuse content
BILLED as Britain's biggest stand-alone comedy event, the Leicester Comedy Festival gets underway from 6 February. Highlights include performances from David Baddiel, star of Fantasy Football League, poet John Hegley, plus Britain's hottest political comedian, Jeremy Hardy. The award-winning Milton Jones (left) also appears, as do stars from London's Comedy Store. As well as live performances, the festival also boasts more than 100 films, plays and exhibitions.