Liverpool Comedy Central is Liverpool's most sophisticated comedy club, set in the plush surroundings of the world famous Blue Bar & Grill's basement club on the Albert Dock.
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday we provide four of the comedy circuit's finest comedians to bring comedy fans a superb nights entertainment.
Liverpool Comedy Central offers a range of packages. Our VIP Premier Package which includes a two course meal in the Blue Bar and Grill restaurant, our one course meal deal package or a ticket only. For more information on any of these packages please click here.
Having trained as an actress, Lou has appeared in various guises on television, and in theatre, including: Jo Brand Through the Cakehole (CH4), The Borrowers (National Tour), and numerous productions for the Edinburgh Festival. Lou’s comedy career started in the mid 90’s, doing improve comedy with various groups in and around London. This has continued into the naughties with her move to Manchester, where, under the guidance of the late, great Dave Purdy, she began her stand up career. Lou has continued to gig around Manchester and Nationally, with venues including The Comedy Store, The Frog & Bucket, both Edinburgh & Glasgow Stand, as an act and compere, and The Comedy Balloon (as an act and compere).
After completing an eight-year comedy apprenticeship as barman at The Chuckle Club, Jonny Awsum exploded onto the professional comedy scene with a crowd-pleasing set that's seen him smash hundreds of gigs all around the world. A comedic whirlwind Jonny’s feel-good brand of musical comedy has seen him rise from fresh faced newbie to a highly sought after headline act in a matter of months. Audience members don’t just leave entertained, they leave as fans. With his likeable style and trusty guitar, Jonny's musings include everything from the white lies he tells his girlfriend to his new home town of Croydon and the memory of his first love at eight years old. A must for comedy clubs his crowd pleasing set sees Jonny regular ending his sets to standing ovations and demands of an encore.
Since his he first took to the stage in 2008, Phil has been working audiences with his surreal, madcap meanderings, drawing crowds into his off kilter world. Phil has a unique ability to turn an audience from quiet and uninvolved to fully engaged and desperate to be one of the lucky ones chosen to take part in his latest bizarre scheme.
He has co-written 3 short comedy films called ‘Phil’s ill’ for the channel Dave, which was critically acclaimed, receiving ‘pick of the day’ status in such publications as the The Times, The Guardian and the Daily Mail. He continues to write sketches.
Widely regarded as one of the best comperes on the circuit, he often utilises an old fashioned slide projector to make off-the-wall observations and tell hilarious family stories. His ability to think on his feet means that there is always a slight twist to his set, making each performance fresh and thrilling.
Abdi was originally a primary school teacher, and taught in Brixton and Kilburn/West Hampstead. In his spare time, he performed free comedy shows for a lengthy period in order to establish himself on the stand-up circuit. He eventually gave up his part-time job at B&Q, where he had worked on weekends for ten years, and quit teaching to pursue a comedic career full-time.
As of 2008, Abdi was reportedly the only Somali comedian working in Britain.
He has since performed at some of the more established comedy clubs on the United Kingdom circuit, including Hackney Empire, Edinburgh Festival (2007), Trafalgar Square (Eid In The Square), Jongleurs (Various), The Comedy Store (London), Banana Cabaret, Belfast Empire (Northern Ireland), Up-The-Creek, Headliners, The Broadway Theatre, Hounslow Theatre, The Glee Club (Birmingham), Alexander Palace and Rise Festival.
Besides the UK, Abdi has also done stand-up shows in Canada, the United States, Holland, Northern Ireland, Kenya and Turkey. He has performed alongside other comedians, including Jack Whitehall, Dave Chappelle, Stephen K. Amos and Reginald D. Hunter.
He has a lovely style in his delivery – pacy, upbeat and infectious – that makes the audience warm to him. Set pieces such as his Bollywood and Nollywood reconstruction capitalise on that energy well. and whether it is with him, or at him.