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Famous comedian and author Rosie Wilby is coming to Leeds tonight to talk about monogamy and modern relationships

The famous comedian will be at Hyde Park Book Club as part of the feminist comedy club this evening.
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Ruby Wax.

Ruby Wax on why we are all mentally frazzled

Ruby Wax has more comedy chutzpah than you can shake a stick at and now she’s back on the road and heading to Yorkshire. Chris Bond spoke to her.

Theatre

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies at his Knotty Ash home aged 90

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died aged 90, just two days after getting married, his publicist has announced.

Theatre

‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

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Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sir Ken Dodd: Tributes paid to one of comedy's 'all-time greats'

Sir Ken Dodd has been described as a "legend" and an "inspiration" as celebrities and fans shared fond memories of the popular comedian following his death at the age of 90.
Television
Funny man: Bill Bailey's new tour draws on his experience as a stand-up comic.

Bill Bailey - Comedian is still larkin’ about

One of our best-known comedians, Bill Bailey tells Chris Bond about a change in style for his new show Larks in Transit and why he still enjoys stand-up.

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PUN MASTER: Comedian Tim Vine brings his new show Sunset Milk Idiot to Yorkshire in March.

Word player

Master of the well-honed pun, comedian Tim Vine is about to head out on tour with his new show Sunset Milk Idiot. He spoke to Brian Donaldson.

Comedy
Sophie Willan. PIC: Steve Ullathorne

Big interview: Sophie Willan’s fearless working-class comedy

The daughter of a heroin addict, Sophie Willan grew up in care and now as a comedian tackles areas where others fear to tread. She talks to Yvette Huddleston.

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Comedy night: Robin Hood's Bay is hosting a Comedy in the Dark event next month. (Picture: Ceri Oakes).

Former chapel in Robin Hood’s Bay reborn with new twist on black comedy

Next month a converted chapel in Robin Hood’s Bay will host a comedy show that will take place in complete darkness. Chris Bond finds out more.

Analysis
League of Gentlemen bring first tour in 12 years to Leeds

League of Gentlemen bring first tour in 12 years to Leeds

There is a Leeds.
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Peter Kay's cancelled tour: Social media reacts

There has been an outpouring of sympathy for comedian Peter Kay on social media.

Comedy
Peter Kay CANCELS UK tour including Leeds gigs

Peter Kay CANCELS UK tour including Leeds gigs

Comedian Peter Kay has sensationally cancelled his entire UK tour - which included several gigs in Leeds next year.
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VIDEO: Peter Kay adds more UK tour dates including extra Yorkshire nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Comedy superstar Peter Kay is breaking box office records as he adds even more extra dates to his forthcoming UK tour - including two more nights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.

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Peter Kay adds extra Leeds dates to UK tour

Peter Kay adds extra Leeds dates to UK tour

A planned 2018 tour by comedian Peter Kay has proved so popular that extra dates have been added to the schedule.
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Peter Kay has added another five Sheffield dates to his first tour in eight years due to 'phenomenal demand' - bringing the total number of scheduled tour performances in the city up to seven.

Peter Kay announces FIVE more Sheffield dates due to 'phenomenal demand'

Peter Kay has added another five Sheffield dates to his first tour in eight years due to 'phenomenal demand' - bringing his total number of scheduled tour performances in the city up to seven.
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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

Comedy

VIDEO: Peter Kay announces stand up comedy tour Arena dates

Peter Kay has announced his return to stand up comedy with his first UK arena tour in eight years.

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Sir Ken Dodd says comedy is what makes life worth living

MAKING an audience laugh is “what makes life worth living”, said Sir Ken Dodd as he was honoured with a special lunch to mark his 90th birthday.

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PIC: Scott Merrylees

How we laughed: The glory days of the Yorkshire working men’s club

Once a rite of passage for comics and entertainers, Neil Anderson tells Stephen McClarence about the glory days of the working men’s club.

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Comedian Paul Sinha.

ITV's The Chase comedian to headline Wetherby Festival

A momentous anniversary year for Wetherby Festival reaches its final weekend with a final flurry of great events.

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