UK Jewish Comedy Festival 2018

Thursday 29 - Tuesday 4 December

Whether you're a fan of stand-up comedy (or more gentle sit-down humour), the UK Jewish Comedy Festival returns to JW3 for a 5th year featuring stellar performers from around the world. From faith leaders doing stand-up to our annual search for the best up-and-coming new Jewish comedian of the year, get ready to have your funny bone well and truly tickled.

New Jewish Comedian of the Year

Come and watch some of the UK's finest new Jewish comedians compete for your laughs. In our unique comedy competition, comedians will perform their routines, hoping to win a coveted place in the final. Join us to find out who will win this year's award and be named 2018's New Jewish Comedian of the Year.

Wednesday 31 October

New Jewish Comedian of the Year (Heat)

Come watch some of the UK's finest new Jewish comedians compete for your laughs.

Tuesday 4 December

New Jewish Comedian of the Year (Final)

Join us to find out who will win this year's award and be named 2018's New Jewish Comedian of the Year.

Thursday 29 November

World Tour of Jewish Comedy

Join us for a glimpse into Jewish cultures around the world through the lens of three comedians with a mixture of chat and stand-up

Sunday 2 December

A rabbi, an imam and a priest walk into a Comedy Club

With Rabbi Lee Wax, Imam Arif Khan and Father Alex Summers. Compered by John Luke Robers. A Rabbi, imam and priest will each be braving the stage for the first time to perform 10 minutes of stand-up comedy.