Comedy The Sherling Studio


Coastal Comedy is a monthly stand-up comedy show of live entertainment coming to Lighthouse, Poole this April. In their first year they reached the semi finals for 'Best Night Out' as part of the prestigious Bournemouth Tourism Awards, reached the finalist stage in 2017 and 2018! You know what they say, could it be third time lucky?

The night has a line up of 3 professional comedians including a TV Headliner as seen on programmes such as: Mock the week (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats (Channel 4) or Live at the Apollo (BBC1) for example, as well as a fab host! Coastal Comedy is a great night out for couples, work do's, groups of friends, or come on your own... just book early to avoid any disappointment.

The Coastal Comedy shows offer you a great chance to see a famous face close up and personal in the superb intimate setting of The Sherling Studio. Coastal Comedy pride themselves on bringing the very best stand up comics on the circuit to Poole and acts that have graced their stage include: Gary Delaney, Zoe Lyons, Angela Barnes, Jarred Christmas, Joel Dommett, Ed Gamble, Bob Mills - just to name a few.

There is a very friendly atmosphere at each show and you can network and make new friends! Book your tickets today and prepare yourself for a hilarious night out! See you at a show soon.

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The Coastal Comedy Experience

Marketing Officer Kelly took a trip out to see Coastal Comedy in Bournemouth in January. This monthly stand up comedy show of live entertainment features some of the best comics on the circuit and comes to Lighthouse for the first time in April. To say we were keen to hear Kelly's verdict is an understatement ...

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Saturday 21 April

Phil Butler

Phil Butler

Phil Butler is truly an act like no other. Using comedy, magic and a few other skills he's picked up along the way, he creates a one-man variety show.  He has headlined in the UK's leading comedy clubs and his act has taken him around the world from Australia to the middle east, the Caribbean to the far east. He has also had the great honour of entertaining the British forces at home and abroad, and was the first comedian to perform on the front line in Afghanistan, receiving the Operational Service Medal for his time there.

Sunjai Arif

Opening the show is the hilarious Sunjai Arif  "Bath Comedy Festival New Act 2017"Winner! Sunjai quickly wins over audiences with his confidence and warm personality. He is an engaging comedy story teller and covers tales about his family, speeding tickets and extremist rodents. Sunjai is a solid comedy act, oozes charm and will leave you grinning ear to ear.

Nathan Eagle

Also appearing on the night is up and coming Nathan Eagle finalist for Leicester Square’s New Comedian of the Year 2017 and Spinnaker Tower Gong Show winner!

Adrienne Coles

The night is hosted by Adrienne Coles. Come along with friends, your other half or on your own as you will be sure to receive the warm Coastal Comedy welcome.

 Phil Butler is without doubt, one of the most exciting and original finds in comedy in recent years.

The Independent

Phil Butler’s audio/visual brand of comedy would have even non-english speakers rolling in the aisles. From cigarette-juggling, to a child's toy with Tourettes, his act has it all.

The Mirror

Saturday 26 May

Angela Barnes

Angela Barnes

The stupendous Angela Barnes! As seen on: Mock the Week (BBC2), Live At The Apollo (BBC), Host of Newsjack (BBC Radio 4) and many more! Angela won the BBC Radio 2's New Comedy Award in 2011, and has continued to be a regular on the stand-up circuit, playing even bigger venues. She has also appeared on: Russell Howard's Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistlestop Tour for Radio 2, Stand up for the Week, written for Radio 4’s The News Quiz, played on Eddie Izzard’s Laughs in the Park on BBC Two, and developed her own series with BBC Radio Comedy.

Andrew Watts

Also performing on the night is Andrew Watts who has a distinctive style and very original material. His posh boy humour is intelligent without distancing himself from the audience. Lawyer turned comedian, Andrew is extremely likeable and invariably wins a crowd over as he canters, like an apologetic tsunami, through challenging subjects.

Morgan Rees

Opening the show is Morgan Rees fresh from being a finalist for the BBC New Comedy Awards 2017! This is a top night out not to be missed with the best acts on the circuit.

Adrienne Coles

The night is hosted by local comic Adrienne Coles from Coastal Comedy who have now been nominated for the third year running in the ‘Best Night Out’ category of the Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Awards 2018.

Angela Barnes is Brilliantly Funny.

Sarah Millican

Angela Barnes is the best mainstream female comedian I’ve seen since Sarah Millican... I can't be any clearer than that can I?

Evening Standard

Saturday 23 June

Rob Deering

Rob Deering

The Hilarious Rob Deering. As seen on Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford (ITV1), The Weakest Link Comedians’ Special (BBC1), Celebrity Mastermind (winner) (BBC1). With his easy charm, cheesy singing voice, razor-sharp wit and clownish physicality Rob has quickly established himself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit around Britain. Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and does jokes, of course. Along with being one of the most in-demand headliners on the UK circuit, he’s toured nationally and performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe many times since starting out in comedy in the year 2000. He also recently ran all over Britain for BBC 6 Music. Yes, Rob runs and presents the podcast Running Commentary with fellow running comic Paul Tonkinson, and fundraises for his favoured charity Parkinson’s UK having run seven marathons.


Julian Deane

Opening the show is the incredible Julian Deane who has been wowing audiences across the country with his genius punch lines and perfect delivery. His witty writing skills have been put to use on Matt Forde’s Unspun (Dave Channel), which he wrote for in 2016. This year, Julian will support Paul Chowdhry on the highly-anticipated tour Live Innit. Having first performed stand up in 2005, Julian’s brilliant, utterly original and hilarious routines have earned him appreciation, recognition and praise from audiences across the country. Julian has proved his talent by winning some of the most prestigious stand-up comedy competitions in the country and is also in big demand as a writer (Mock the Week).


Linda Larkin

Also appearing on the night is the sensational Linda Larkin! Funny’s Funny Female Comedian of the Year 2012; and runner-up in the NATY New Act Of The Year competition in 2013, and third placed in the Leicester Square Old Comedian Of The Year competition in 2015.

Adrienne Coles

Local comic Adrienne Coles hosts the night, don’t miss it.

Rob Deering is Ingenious and hilarious

The Guardian

An evening in his (Rob Deering's) company is nothing less than a joy

The Independent on Sunday


Please note that acts may change due to TV Commitments.

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