Mark Steel was in town

On Wednesday 10th May, Mark Steel came to town with his Radio 4 show. Performing to a packed/oversubscribed Quarry Theatre (apologies to all the BBC ticket holders unable to get in), Mark spent an hour romping through the peculiarities of Bedford. From it’s ambiguous geographical location (Is it in East Anglia? Umm, not really. Is…


Comedy Festival at the Quarry Theatre

The Quarry Theatre Comedy Festival runs from 31st March – 1st April and has something for every sense of humour. Here’s a selection of what you can see. Full programme available to download from  The Cutlery Crew present: Banging Fun Stuff Friday 31 March at 7pm Tickets: £10 (Concessions £9) Age guidance: 13+ The…


Castle Comedy’s 5th birthday celebration

Castle Comedy Bedford is celebrating its 5th Birthday this month! Over the last 5 years it has brought star names and some of the best comics on the UK comedy circuit to Bedford.  Every show is a special show with an amazing atmosphere that has meant that Castle Comedy has a reputation as one of…


Clanger interview: Tape Face

Stand-up comedy with no talking, drama with no acting and punch lines with no words. Four years ago, the Boy with Tape on his Face (aka Sam Willis), performed at Bedford School Theatre.  Theatre Manger, James Pharaoh, always gives us his top tips, and in 2012, he was singing Tape Face’s praises. Of course we arranged…


Come Dine with The Twits!

Whilst there are lots of glorious places to eat in and around Bedford, Team Clanger like to tell you about the extra special events that are a little bit further afield. 2016 marks the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl with many special things planned all over the country – check out the Roald Dahl…


Ivo Graham: Bedfringe Festival Comedy Q&A

Ivo Graham is the UK’s favourite young fogey/awkward posho and he’s coming back to Bedfringe his favourite Fringe of them all. You’re 25, but what age do you feel? Ivo: I have occasionally been described as a young fogey or an old man, which I always find very amusing, I’m flattered by it because it implies…

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