Posted: Sun 6th Jan 2013

Updated: Wed 21st Jan

A Look Ahead – Comedy At Glyndwr In 2013 for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jan 6th, 2013

Yet again Glyndwr University has raised the bar for comedy and entertainment.

The year kicks off tonight with a sold out show from Milton Jones, who is touring his ‘Work in Progress’ tour.
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Having already appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show and Dave’s One Night Stand, Justin Moorhouse is bringing his ‘Justin Time’ tour to the Catrin Finch Centre on February 14th. Tickets are £14 and £12 concession.

March features performances from the pub landlord himself Al Murray makes his debut appearance at the William Aston Hall on March 17th, as he brings his ‘Only Way is Epic’ tour to the town. Tickets are £25.50. There are a limited amount of tickets available for this event, so act fast if you don’t want to miss out.

March also features a performance from one of the stars of BBC’s The Thick of It and Mock the Week, Chris Addison, who is performing his twice extended tour ‘The Time is Now Again’ tour in the William Aston Hall on March 23rd. Tickets are £20.

Having just completed a stint on BBC Three’s Live at the Electric, WitTank are bringing their unique characters and sketch sequences to the Catrin Finch Centre on April 4th. Hotly tipped as ones to look out for on the comedy scene, tickets to see trio are £12 or £9.50 for students. Lee Hurst will also be making an appearance at the Catrin Finch Centre on April 7th with his ‘Too Scared to the Leave the House’ tour. Tickets are £14 and £12 concession.

One of the biggest comic names in the country, Sean Lock will be making his debut appearance at the William Aston Hall in April. Best known for his role as team captain on the Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats, alongside performances on BBC’s Live at the Apollo; Sean Lock will be bringing his ‘Purple Van Man’ tour to the town on April 12th. Tickets for the show are £21.

In May one of the stars of Mock the Week Andy Parsons will be performing his ‘I’ve Got a Shed’ show on the 2nd of May. Tickets are £15. The month ends with a performance from Reginald D Hunter, who will be at the William Aston Hall on May 28th. Tickets for the show are £20.

September 27th sees one of the country’s most popular and controversial comedians come to Wrexham, as Jimmy Carr brings his ‘Gagging Order’ tour to the town. Tickets for the show are £25 and for obvious reasons the show is only for those over the age of 16.

The penultimate act of the year is Roy Chubby Brown making his return to Wrexham on the 9th of November. Not for the easily offended, tickets for the show are £20.

2013 closes with star of ‘Jonathan Creek’ and one of the faces of ‘QI’, Alan Davies, who will be bringing his unique comedic approach to the William Aston Hall on November 26th. Tickets are £20 concession and £25.


Update: Due to circumstances beyond the control of the university, the Jimmy Carr performance has had to be moved from the 27th September at 8pm to the 12th October at 7pm. Your original ticket and seat are still valid for the 7pm performance. If you are unable to make it on the 12th of October at 7pm you will be entitled to a full refund.

If you paid for your ticket with a card then you need to reply to the e-mail sent by the university stating your desire for a refund and the money will be returned to your card entirely and you be notified when it has been refunded. If you paid with cash, you need to go into the box office, this can be done at your earliest convenience.

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