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Comedy at the Courthouse (24th April)

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Comedy at the Courthouse (24th April)

The Courthouse Thirsk
Wednesday 24th April

Tom Taylor returns to host an evening of comedy from Yorkshire's finest. Headlining the night is Scott Bennett. Scott's sharply-written routines and slick audience interaction have made him one of the fastest rising stars on the UK circuit. Supporting will be yorkshire comedians Ross Brierley and Carla Pol.

Age guidance: 14+

Take a look below to get a taste of what's in store.

Wednesday 24th April, 7.30pm,The Courthouse Thirsk,
Ticket 10.00

Scott Bennett

Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic.

In 2018 Scott was tipped as one of the "ones to watch for 2018" by respected industry online magazine, Chortle. Recently, Scott has supported both Rob Brydon and Michael McIntyre on tour and has written for The Chris Ramsey Show and The News Quiz.

A versatile and confident performer Scott regularly appears at many of established clubs. He is a resident MC with Funhouse Comedy and is also making a name for himself on the corporate and after dinner speaking circuit.

As well as working as a succesful stand up comic in his own right, Scott has written for high profile acts including Jason Manford, is a writer for The Chris Ramsey show for Comedy Central and has written for the News Quiz on BBC Radio 4.

Carla Pol

Carla is an Italian Comedian based in Leeds. She left Italy and her career as an Educational Interpreter in Sign Language to start standup comedy in the UK. She was a semifinalist at the national competition for new comedians, So You Think You're Funny? 2017, and a finalist in the Hilarity Bites New Act Competition 2017. She has lived in Edinburgh, Manchester and Leeds.

Ross Brierley

Ross Brierley is best known for The Not So Late Show; "the UK’s finest alternative comedy experience." Hosted by Ross Brierley and Joshua Sadler, it’s a late night chat show but more fun, more chaotic and more inventive than you could possibly imagine.

Ross & Josh have amassed a cult following with their monthly shows in Leeds. They made their Edinburgh Fringe debut at The Pleasance in 2017.

'Setting a high benchmark for alternative comedy' **** (Yorkshire Post on Ross Brierley)


Tom Taylor 

Multi-award winning comedian Tom Taylor has received high praise from audiences and critics alike. His unique brand of musical comedy is smart and silly in equal measure and he boasts an impressive stock of quirky, and very funny, musical one-liners.

In 2015 he took home the award for Comedian of the Year at the inaugural Great Yorkshire Fringe. Most recently Tom picked up the Audience Favourite Award at the Musical Comedy Awards 2017.

A favourite of live bookers across the UK, Tom has also supported Simon Munnery, John Kearns and Abandoman on tour and recently performed on Radio 2 and Radio 4 as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award.


Disability Access

Car Parking

The Courthouse offers disabled parking for Blue Badge owners. If you will be needing to use the disabled parking please contact us prior to arrival so we can reserve you a place in our carpark. 

Wheel Chair Access

The Courthouse has wheel chair access into, and throughout, the building. There is a lift providing access to the second floor and disabled toilet.

If you are coming to a workshop or performance please let us know in advance so we can allocate a space for you in the audience or studio.


If you have purchased a place on a workshop or to one of our performances at The Courthouse and are bringing a carer with you, please let us know when you book your place. Carers are welcome to attend the activity, but if they wish to participate they will need to book a place. 

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are allowed in the building.

How To Find The Venue

Planning Your Visit

  • A short walk from Thirsk Market Place
  • Local parking
  • Disabled parking, access and toilet
  • Games, books and activities for children
  • Children’s menu
  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chair


Comedy at the Courthouse (24th April)

Comedy at the Courthouse (24th April)
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