July 2nd 2012
Darlington Comedy Festival Charity Opening Gala

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tickets £18 - £22.50

Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm

Comedy Gala

With special guests Duncan Oakley and Sarah Millican!


For the past five years Hilarity Bites have brought the biggest and best names in comedy to Darlington, including John Bishop, Sarah Millican, Reginald D Hunter and Russell Kane. In July 2012, Hilarity Bites celebrate their fifth birthday with the inaugural Darlington Comedy Festival, kicking off with this charity gala show on July 2nd.

Raising money for Butterwick Hospice, Darlington Association on Disability, St Teresa’s Hospice and Daisy Chain, the gala will feature a collection of audience favourite acts that have performed over the past five years. Names already confirmed for the show include Pete Firman from BBC’s The Magicians, Jason Cook, Dan Nightingale, Gary Delaney, Dave Twentyman, Andrew Ryan, Chris Ramsey and special guests Duncan Oakley and the brilliant Sarah Millican.


In support of:

Daisy ChainSt TeresasDarlington Association on DisabilityButterwick



Tickets are now on-sale for this show from the Darlington Arts website.


Tickets can also be bought in person from Darlington Arts Centre, the Civic Theatre Box Office or the Darlington Arts Box Office in the Cornmill Centre, Darlington, or by telephone on 01325 486 555.

Tickets for this show are £18-£22.50 each, with doors opening at 6:30pm and the show starting at 7:30pm.