BBC Comedy Festival

Newcastle upon Tyne, the first BBC City of Comedy, hosts the BBC’s first Comedy Festival for indie producers, anyone with a new career in TV and comedy, and people looking to break into or advance their career in the industry.

A series of events is taking place across three days from Wednesday 11th – Friday 13 May 2022 to explore, reflect on and celebrate comedy in the UK.

The festival will be made up of talent-led talks, panels, screenings, a short film night, live comedy, and the premiere of The Outlaws series 2, the biggest new BBC Comedy to launch last year.

There are public events taking place on Thursday 12th May and Friday 13th May.

Find out more about events on Thursday 12th May and book free tickets

Find out more about events on Friday 13th May and book free tickets

To enter the ballot for tickets for the screening of Outlaws Series 2 on Friday 13th May visit BBC Show and Tours – closes 9am on Monday 9 May

Events take place at Northern Stage

(Please note that the BBC Writersroom event on Friday 13th May is already fully booked)


Source: BBC Writersroom

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