News: Top class stand-up comedy at Derby Theatre in November

During November; Derby Theatre will play host to some top class, award-winning and internationally acclaimed stand-up comedians – Tim Key, Daniel Sloss and Paul Foot. 

Tim Key
Sun 4 Nov, 8.00pm - £15/£13

Tim Key has cropped up in Newswipe, Cowards and We Need Answers and appears as Alan Partridge's sidekick in Mid-Morning Matters. Key won The Edinburgh Comedy Award for his 2009 recital, Slutcracker, was nominated for a Bafta in 2008 and he's got a late night poetry programme on Radio 4. 

“At times it’s like a wind up; elsewhere it’s so lovely you could bathe in it.”★★★★ The Guardian 

“Once you have seen this show, ordinary stand-up will seem disappointingly bland” The Observer 



Daniel Sloss
Tue 13 Nov, 8.00pm - £13.50/£10


Daniel, one of the UK’s fastest rising comedy stars is Scotland’s half-man- half-Xbox, hormone-ridden comic prodigy is currently one of the fastest rising stars of UK comedy. 


Daniel Sloss – The Show is a stunning new stand-up show from Daniel, Scotland’s award-winning comedian who started doing stand-up aged 16. Daniel has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, 8 out of 10 Cats, Jason Manford Comedy Rocks, The Rob Brydon Show, Comic Relief’s Mock the Week, The Paul O’Grady Show as well as starring in his own BBC show The Adventures of Daniel and selling out three Fringe seasons in 2008-2010 - all before he started to shave! 

“A star in the making…unstoppable!” (Daily Telegraph) 



Paul Foot
Sat 17 Nov, 7.30pm - £12.50


Following his sell-out UK tour of Still Life last year, Paul returns with a brand new show to delight and amuse his connoisseurs. Expect the unexpected from the man The Independent described as “sublime, original and brilliant” Recent TV credits include Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Russell Howard’s Good News. 

“The most meaningless comedy ever seen. An entirely pointless evening, or your money back” (Paul's own, disastrous guarantee). 

“A very funny man” Edinburgh Evening News 

“The show was quite simply one of the best I’ve ever seen in Edinburgh … true alternative comedy at its very best” 


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