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Explore our curated selection of comedians and comedy acts, available for private parties and corporate functions. In our roster, we have stand-up comedians, classic comedians, comedy magicians, hypnotists, and event celebrity comedians.

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Comedians in the UK

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Comedy Show with Professional Comedians
5( 1 review )
• 2 bookings
Manchester

Comedy Show with Professional Comedians

This package is a stand up comedy show from professional comedians at your event. Perfect for Bars, venues, birthday parties, weddings, corporate functions and private events.

 
from £500 / per event
Surprise Your Guests with Hilarious Comedy Waiters
5( 1 review )
• 1 booking
London

Surprise Your Guests with Hilarious Comedy Waiters

Our waiters always provide a hilarious, memorable surprise anywhere they go. The entertainment is carried out with the guests able to eat, drink, and chat with each other.

 
from £550 / per event
Dylan Altoft Painfully Funny Comedian
5( 2 reviews )
• 6 bookings
Weston Super Mare

Dylan Altoft Painfully Funny Comedian

This is a 60 minute length family friendly comedy show. Filled with jokes both adult and children can enjoy, with several comedy skits all throughout with even comedy parody songs

 
from £300 / per event
Award winning, Professional Comedian
5( 1 review )
• 2 bookings
Manchester

Award winning, Professional Comedian

Perfect for corporate function, weddings and private events that are looking to fill 30 minutes with some belly laughs.

 
from £300 / per event
CoVidiot Pandemic Comedy Special
5( 2 reviews )
• 6 bookings
Weston Super Mare

CoVidiot Pandemic Comedy Special

Covidiot is a 30 minute show that tackles everyday Covid-19 restrictions, face masks, Cancel culture, Anti-vaxxers, lockdowns, panic buyers, and the result of the American elections.

 
from £200 / per event
Philip Simon: Hilarious comedian/compere for your corporate event
5( 17 reviews )
• 34 bookings
London

Philip Simon: Hilarious comedian/compere for your corporate event

Want to really help your guests enjoy your event? Then let comedian Philip Simon do all the hard work. From telling jokes to presenting awards & even hosting the night, we've got it covered.

 
from £800 / per event
Philip Simon: Hilarious comedian bringing huge laughs to your event
5( 17 reviews )
• 34 bookings
London

Philip Simon: Hilarious comedian bringing huge laughs to your event

Want a comedian who can entertain you and your guests with his tried and tested material whilst also bringing as much fresh and bespoke material as you'd like? Thought so. Let's chat!

 
from £600 / per event
Full Stand Up Comedy Night With Range Of Professional Comedians!
5( 17 reviews )
• 34 bookings
London

Full Stand Up Comedy Night With Range Of Professional Comedians!

Are you looking for someone to book your comedians as well as running & hosting the night? Philip Simon is a professional comedian who does all that & more to make your event a huge success.

 
from £600 / per event
Gag packed comedy set with comedy circuit stalwart Dominic Woodward.
5( 9 reviews )
• 19 bookings
Manchester

Gag packed comedy set with comedy circuit stalwart Dominic Woodward.

A hilarious comedian with over 20 years experience that has something for everyone. Jokes, stories, and cheeky banter.

 
from £400 / per event
Highly Entertaining, Unique & Memorable Stand Up Comedy Show
5( 14 reviews )
London

Highly Entertaining, Unique & Memorable Stand Up Comedy Show

If you want a highly entertaining, unique, memorable show, curated to meet your individual needs - this show is for you.

 
from £800 / per event
Full Stand-Up Comedy for Your Event with Multiple Comedians
1 booking
Cheltenham

Full Stand-Up Comedy for Your Event with Multiple Comedians

Get ready for 2 hours of stellar stand-up comedy, complete with an engaging MC and authentic comedy club atmosphere ready to delight your guests.

 
from £800 / per event
An Only Fools and Horses Dining Experience and Comedy Tribute Show
5( 10 reviews )
• 18 bookings
Brighton

An Only Fools and Horses Dining Experience and Comedy Tribute Show

Based on the TV show everybody loves-ly jubbly!!! A brilliant homage, full of renditions of your favourite episodes. All your favourite characters in new adventures and mishaps.

 
from £1250 / per event
Comedy Lookalike Shows
5( 10 reviews )
• 18 bookings
Brighton

Comedy Lookalike Shows

I am an AWARD WINNING STAND UP COMEDY IMPRESSIONIST. I can offer you a variety of hysterical performances. My lookalike are hugely loved.

 
from £675 / per event
Stand-Up Comedian Josh Elton
4( 8 reviews )
• 55 bookings
Liverpool

Stand-Up Comedian Josh Elton

Our comedians are truly event chameleons - on hand to bring the laughs to your event through a standard comedy set, hosting/MCing, or something more unconventional, all tailored to you.

 
from £560 / per event
Stand Up Comedy Magic
5( 29 reviews )
• 73 bookings
Southampton

Stand Up Comedy Magic

Unique bespoke Comedy and Magic for your event or function with 14 years experience entertaining audiences all over the UK and beyond! From Circuses to Golf clubs and Weddings & more

 
from £180 / per event
Turn Your Venue Into A Comedy Club - 2 Hours Comedy
5( 6 reviews )
• 31 bookings
Sheffield

Turn Your Venue Into A Comedy Club - 2 Hours Comedy

Full service to provide a top comedy night at your pub, club or venue. The best in live Stand up comedy hosted by Joe Zalias

 
from £650 / per event
Stand Up Comedy By Award Winning Comedian "Joe Zalias"
5( 6 reviews )
• 31 bookings
Sheffield

Stand Up Comedy By Award Winning Comedian "Joe Zalias"

Rated one a the top five comedians in the UK by 'What's on' magazine. Award winning comedian and entertainer I have over 14 years experience on the comedy circuit/ the corporate circuit.

 
from £350 / per event
Simon Sez Comedy Hypnotist. Tasteful & UK's funniest
5( 9 reviews )
• 23 bookings
Stafford

Simon Sez Comedy Hypnotist. Tasteful & UK's funniest

1 million+ YouTube views !! Comedy Hypnosis Show is probably the funniest and most original. See your friends being the stars of the show and safely experience the amazing power of hypnosis.

 
from £450 / per event

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'One Man & His Monkey' Comedy Magic Show

5( 3 reviews )
• 6 bookings

This is Craig's 2019 'Sold Out', award-winning 'One man & his monkey' Comedy Magic Show which combines laugh-out-loud comedy with surprisingly good magic. The key thing about the show is comedy and audience interaction. Everyone is involved all the way through. His award-winning comedy show features a mixture of visual, fast-paced comedy magic, gags, and banter with loads of audience participation, with Dave the mind-reading monkey, guaranteed entertainment that everyone will enjoy.

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Craig is one of the leading and most sought-after Comedy Magicians in the UK. Craig's performed all over the world, bringing his own unique style of magic and comedy to your event. Whatever you have planned, why not let Craig provide the ideal entertainment for your event. You won't be disappointed.

from £620 / per event
'One Man & His Monkey' Comedy Magic Show

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Reviews for Comedians in the UK

Read verified reviews from real clients, who booked with Poptop in the UK

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KEIRNAN B
• 24 June 2023

Booked with Poptop

Liam was fantastic. He read the room very well and interacted really well with the audience. Would have no hesitation in booking him again
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Carole M
• 27 November 2021

Booked with Poptop

David Arnold is a good comedian. We had a family celebration and feel he is more comfortable with an adult audience as he struggled a little with his material due to young children being present.
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Jacqui C
• 18 May 2018

Booked with Poptop

I booked Ian Dee for my birthday party and can I say what a fantastic night was had by everybody the show was absolutely hilarious and Ian is a top class entertainer ,I had seen the reviews for shows…
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Sharn D
• 03 June 2023

Booked with Poptop

Wayne was Amazing made the evening and .made the crowd laugh and laugh .definatley having him.for our wedding I highly would recommend 👌
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michelle S
• 02 February 2019

Booked with Poptop

From the very first contact we were looked after. Time was taken to understand our audience and the acts were matched to our venue. It was an outstanding show and customer feedback was immense. It…
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James
• 22 December 2019

Booked with Poptop

Absolutely fantastic, simon was amazing from start to finish. We had a ticket only variety show and simon was brilliant, couldn't of asked for more, I'm sure he made a couple of Christmas presents wi…

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much are comedians for hire in the UK?

To hire a comedian in the UK, you should plan to spend between £180 and £2000 per event. All you have to do is submit your party's information and you will be able to view real-time prices and comedians' availability on the Poptop website. Then, you will be able to book a comedian for hire in a few easy steps. 1. Fill out your event details. 2. Send a reservation request. 3. Secure your booking by making a deposit. 4. Your booking is confirmed.

How long does a comedian's performance last?

The comedians’ performance duration depends on your agreement with them. The typical duration is 20 minutes each, with a headline 40-minute professional comedian to keep your guests laughing. You can always discuss your preferred duration with our suppliers. These comedians will provide the equipment, entertainment, and some, optional services to ensure that your event is a success. The comedians for hire also set up their equipment about an hour before the event. You can rest assured your guest will have one of their best moments of the year at your party.

What equipment is required to hire a comedian for a party?

The main equipment required to hire a comedian for a party is a microphone. Other requirements include a performance space, usually 2m x 2m, or just somewhere the comedian can stand for people to see him or her. However, some comedians require a stage performance that is 10x8 feet. Some perform while intermingling with the guests. There are some comedians whose performances involve theatrics. If you want to hire such comedians, you should make provisions for a changing area as well. The time needed for setup is usually between 20 minutes to an hour.