Live stand-up comedy returns

Resistance Comedy is this month staging its first show since the start of the pandemic, writes Matthew J Hardy

Comedian Fiona Allen
Comedian Fiona Allen

Millfield Theatre gears up to bring the laughter back to the borough as it welcomes the West End-style stand-up show Resistance Comedy this month.

Friday 28th May marks the return of Resistance Comedy to Enfield’s entertainment scene, with its first show in more than 14 months.

This month’s show sees Resistance Comedy also make its long-awaited debut at the iconic Millfield Theatre in Edmonton, one year on after the pandemic meant the original debut show was cancelled.

Resistance Comedy has been a fixture in the local comedy landscape since it’s genesis in 2018. Having earned great reviews and sold out shows at their previous home of Dugdale Theatre – currently being used as a vaccination centre – the comedy troupe is gearing up to come back bigger and better than ever at Millfield.

This month’s show welcomes back regular Resistance Comedy favourite and ‘Britain’s Most Unsuccessful Mexican Wrestler’ Jerry Bakewell to host an evening of the nation’s hottest up-and-coming comedy acts, as well as circuit regulars.

Already confirmed are Fiona Allen (of Smack The Pony and Goodness Gracious Me fame), local favourites Chris Marco K and Darran Griffiths, as well as Lateef Lovejoy, Jenan Younis and more.

Millfield Theatre will welcome back a public audience with a socially-distanced, Covid-secure comedy extravaganza. In what is sure to be an emotional return to the stage for the comedians after a difficult year for performers, it guarantees a side-splitting evening of comedy.

Buy your tickets for Resistance Comedy, priced from £10-£14:
020 8807 6680