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Saturday 21st December 

The Coastal Comedy Christmas Special with TV Headliner Charlie Baker!

As seen on: Harry Hill’s Teatime (Sky1)
The Premier League Show (BBC2)
Comedy Central At The Comedy Store and many more!

Charlie Baker’s versatile talent as a stand-up comedian, actor, and highly acclaimed jazz-singer has seen him earn a reputation as ‘a superior take on the modern showman’ (The Guardian).  He has appeared in numerous TV shows and avid sports fan Charlie has been heard on BBC5 Live’s Fighting Talk and covering on talksport’s. He also has a cult podcast The National Obsession.

As a talented actor he has starred in Eastenders (BBC1), Doctor Who, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas as well as the hit West End musical I Can’t Sing where he played the hunchback with “a hilarious rap number” (The Telegraph). Charlie is currently working on a brand new family show for Edinburgh ‘The Greatest Goat Of All Time’ as well as working on a new stand up tour. As ever Charlie is multi-tasking!

‘A superior take on the modern showman’ The Guardian

 ‘Charlie Baker – the cheeky chappie you can’t help but love and laugh with’ The Brighton Argus

Supporting Charlie is Jake Lambert who fell into a career as a stand up, after gaining a following on Twitter under the pseudonym @LittleLostLad he decided to put down his iPhone and pick up a microphone.

Jake has gone on to support Seann Walsh, Kerry Godliman, Tom Allen and Rob Beckett on their UK tours as well as writing on Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Now Show, News Quiz and many more.

In 2018 he made his TV debut performing on Comedy Central’s Live From The Comedy Store and we look forward to welcoming him to the Lighthouse for this special festive show!

Plus support from Dan Fardell who Romesh Ranganathan described as: “One of the best new joke writers I've seen in ages.  He has so many lines that make me think 'I wish I'd thought of that' 

Also Graeme Collard who was finalist for Fosters South Coast Comedian of the year.

Don’t miss this top night out with some of the best comics on the circuit hosted by local comic Adrienne Coles – see you there!

Charlie Baker

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Jake Lambert, Dan Fardell, Graeme Collard, Adrienne Coles


Saturday 18th January 2020

The Coastal Comedy Show with TV headliner Keith Farnan!

As seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and many more!

“Brilliant, thought-provoking and laugh out loud funny” TIME OUT

 “Artful, satirical…with a lightness of touch and a hefty helping of roguish Celtic charm”  THE SUNDAY TIMES

 Keith Farnan is an internationally renowned Irish comedian who has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Montreal’s Just for Laughs, Showtime’s Live from Amsterdam as well as hosting Money, Money, Money, his own stand-up show! Keith performs with his unique style in comedy venues across the world and he is coming to Coastal Comedy.

Opening the show is the fabulously funny Rosie Wilby. Rosie is an award-winning comedian who has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 programmes including Woman’s Hour, Loose Ends and Four Thought, TV programmes including Good Morning Britain, at major festivals including Latitude and Glastonbury and in the finals of several major comedy competitions. We can’t wait to welcome Rosie to the Lighthouse.

Plus top support from rising star Dinesh Nathan winner of South Coast Comedian of the year 2019!

"Seek out Dinesh if you can, he is one to watch" Brighton Fringe Festival.

Don’t miss this top night out with some of the best acts on the circuit. The night is hosted by local comic Adrienne Coles – see you there!

Keith Farnan

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Rosie Wilby, Dinesh Nathan, Adrienne Coles


Saturday 8th February 2020

The Coastal Comedy Show with TV headliner Tom Lucy!

As seen on:
Live At The Comedy Store (Comedy Central)
Stand Up Central (Comedy Central)
Roast Battle (Comedy Central) and many more!

Tom Lucy has established himself as one of the most exciting new comedians around. ​Starting at just 16 Tom quickly rose through the comedy club circuit to became one of the youngest professional stand-up comedians in the world.

In 2016 Tom became the youngest winner of the prestigious Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Award. In 2017 he supported Jack Whitehall on his UK Arena Tour and has also toured as a support act for Kevin Bridges, Michael McIntyre and Rob Beckett.

 ‘The best new comedian I've seen in ages. Believe the hype, this guy is hilarious.’ JACK WHITEHALL

‘Watch him live and you'll understand the excitement.’  THE GUARDIAN

 Supporting Tom is on the night is talented comic Maureen Younger who is performing in the best comedy clubs up and down the country.

“If you have been lucky enough to see her perform you will be fully aware of just how funny and infectious this woman is.” Time Out

Also appearing on the night is JennyBSide who brings Gender Fluid Musical Comedy to the Lighthouse with full force.

Quickfire songs that combine her own brand of Trollopop with a sprinkle of Minchin and a dash of darkness to desensitise. Joyously wrong and contrary to popular belief not a Drag Act.

Don’t miss this top night out with some of the best comics on the circuit hosted by local comic Adrienne Coles – see you there!

Tom Lucy



Maureen Younger, JennyBside, Adrienne Coles

Saturday 14th March 2020

The Coastal Comedy Show with TV headliner Bobby Mair!

As seen on 8 out of 10 Cats (C4)
Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC2)
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2) and many many more!

Our sell out Coastal Comedy shows are known to be hilarious nights out and this show will be no exception!

Bobby Mair is a Canadian stand-up comedian based in London. After he won the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year competition in 2012 his comedy career took right off! You may recognise Bobby from the reality sitcom Bobby and Harriet Get Married and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle.

 'Bobby Mair is clearly a brilliant stand up. He's either going to be a huge international comedy star or the funniest homeless man ever.'  Jimmy Carr

Opening the show is funny man Pete Philipson who has been building a name for himself on the circuit as a fantastically talented act over the last few years, mixing fast paced observations and routines with wonderful characterisations.

Pete is able to command an audience as well as he commands a variety of accents, wearing his comedy heart on his sleeve and leaving the audience in hysterics at his misfortunes and frustrations with the minutiae of everyday life.

Plus Simon Lomas who is one of the best new comers on the circuit and was nominated for both the Chortle Awards Best Newcomer and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018!

Any attempt at us describing what he does will ruin the fun. Just trust us and enjoy!

“different to any act I’ve ever seen before” Bruce Dessau

“sharp and solid joke writing” The Skinny

Don’t miss this top night out with some of the best acts on the circuit. The night is hosted by local comic Adrienne Coles – see you there!

Bobby Mair


Pete Philipson, Simon Lomas, Adrienne Coles

Shows start at 8:00 at the Lighthouse.Advance tickets are £15* (£20 on the door) £12 for concessions (£16 on the door) from the Box Office on: 01202 280000 or online www.lighthousepoole.co.uk
*Booking Fees: Prices quoted are for tickets booked in person at the Ticket Office. Tickets booked via telephone or online are subject to a booking fee of up to £1.75 per ticket.Please note that acts may change due to TV Commitments.