Win open air ‘Comedy in the Courtyard’ tickets Thursday 30th July at St Martin’s Courtyard


St Martin’s Courtyard is proud to present the first free live al-­‐fresco comedy night in the heart of Covent Garden. Located just off Long Acre, the courtyard will be transformed into an open-­‐air comedy club showcasing the sharpest comedic talent from across the country. For one night only a stage and 150 theatre style seats will pop-­‐up for an evening of belly aching comedy.

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‘Comedy in the Courtyard’ will take place on Thursday 30th July starting at 7:30pm with a stellar line up including one of the fastest rising stars in the UK comedy circuit, British comedian and actor Joel Dommett. The fantastically charming radio DJ and comedian Justin Moorhouse from Phoenix Nights and finally the incredibly funny and fearless Irish headliner, Aisling Bea, who has regular spots on Russell Howard’s Good News, McIntyre’s Roadshow, Live at the Apollo and starred in the award winning sketch show, Cardinal Burns.

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Hosting the evening will be the commanding compere Chris Gilbert, a veteran of five National Comedy Tours for the RAF in addition to hosting events for Ricky Gervais, Michael McIntyre and Tim Vine.

Tickets are free and available online at through an online ballot. Winners will be contacted one week prior to the event and the ticket entitles the holder and a plus one, to a seat in the courtyard. If you’re not one of the lucky ones to win a pair of tickets, don’t panic – a small allocation will be available on a first come, first served basis from 6:30pm on the night. Heckling is guaranteed for late arrivals!

Tell us your best joke on Twitter and Facebook for the chance to win a pair of VIP tickets. We have 70 pairs of tickets to give away and 5 pairs of VIP tickets.

Italian wine bar Dalla Terra will be offering a selection of delicious wine & bubbles to purchase throughout the evening at their pop-­‐up bar with a larger selection available in house. For your chance to win a pair of VIP tickets to the evening, follow St Martin’s Courtyard on twitter @SMCCoventGarden and keep checking the website for more information, giveaways and opportunities to win.

If you didn’t get a ticket or want to bypass the ballot, book a table at one of St Martin’s Courtyard restaurants to guarantee one of the best seats in the courtyard and enjoy the performances al fresco style over a few contemporary dishes. Choose between British casual dining café restaurant, Bills, Italian favorite Jamie’s Italian and chic Italian wine bar Dalla Terra.

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