The Coastal Comedy Colossal Show


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Star of: Mock the Week (BBC2)
The John Bishop Show (BBC1)
Michael McIntrye’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1)
Live at the Apollo (BBC1)
Dave’s One Night Stand and many many more!

Since arriving in the UK from Canada Tom Stade has earned himself a reputation as one of the most original and exciting stand-up talents around.

Tom’s irrepressible charm translates effortlessly to TV, and in the past few years, he has been invited onto every major stand-up TV show in the country and you can see him live at the Lighthouse as part of this triple bill!

“Unmissable” Edinburgh Evening News

“Rock ‘n’ roll comedian. Absolutely boxfresh. Nothing is staid about Stade. Hot favourite” Evening Standard

“Fresh and endlessly funny. Slick, intelligent, sparkling charm” The Independent

“A natural performer…a flair for storytelling and a villainous sense of humour…master of hardcore comedy“ The List

Supporting Tom is the sensational Zoe Lyons a regular face on our TV screens you will recognise her from:
Live at the Apollo (BBC2)
Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1)
Mock the Week (BBC2) and many more!
Zoe took her first steps down the comedy path in 2003 after training as an actress at the Poor School in London, and is now a regular on ‘Mock The Week’ and a much-loved figure on ‘Live At The Apollo’, as well as being all over Radio 4. Zoe has had extensive stints on ‘The News Quiz’, ‘Just A Minute’, ‘The Now Show’ and plenty more and we are delighted to welcome her to the Lighthouse.

“Confident and razor sharp” The Observer

“Probably the most impressive British female comic on the circuit.” The Skinny Edinburgh

Opening the show is Ben Norris who has appeared on a range TV shows including: Mock the Week (BBC2) and They Think It's All Over (BBC1) and is a regular at the world famous Comedy Store. Ben has developed an incredibly relaxed stage persona with an innate ability to improvise as well as deliver sharply crafted material.

"A cast iron guaranteed headliner" - Londonisfunny
"Killer gags" - The Scotsman

This Coastal Comedy show has an incredible line-up with something for every comedy lover and 3 TV headliners! The night is hosted by Adrienne Coles from Coastal Comedy who are winners of the gold BH Stars Night Time Award 2019.

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.


Tom Stade

Tom Stade appearing at this event

Since coming to the UK, the Canadian has built up a reputation as a popular and highly recommended comedian. He is willing to tackle a huge range of topics, from the obscure to the familiar, from a simple gag to quirky, inventive, rambling anecdotes with unexpected punchlines. Even if he occasionally seems to lose sight of where he's going, at least you know he's taking the audience with him. 'Wonderfully imaginative, original and hilarious' (Rhod Gilbert) 'So cool he could well be the answer to global warming. Gloriously funny silly and smart' (The Scotsman) 'Rock 'n' roll comedian. Absolutely boxfresh; nothing is staid about Stade' (Evening Standard) 'One of the best practitioners of stand-up we've got... stand-up elite' (Chortle) “Huge presence...really knows how to work a room...attitude and energy...properly hilarious, thoroughly enjoyable.” (Mirror) 'Every inch a star... super confidence and charisma. If comedy is the new rock 'n' roll, then Tom Stade is Keith Richards' (Scottish Daily Record). Tom Stade was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017 and 2016.

See 21 tour dates featuring Tom Stade

Zoe Lyons

Zoe Lyons appearing at this event

A comedy award nominee and a sharp and funny comedy performer who has appeared on Mock The Week. Very highly rated by fellow comedians, and regularly bringing down the Screamers Comedy Club roof. Zoe takes a sideways view of life, picking out the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines which she delivers with tremendous energy. She performs her diverse material with utter conviction leaving everyone wanting for more. She won the Funny Women Competition in 2004 and the Dave, Funniest Joke Of The Fringe Award in 2008. 'Achingly funny... A cracking show' (The Melbourne Age) 'Probably the most impressive British female comic on the circuit' (The Skinny) 'Lyons has what it takes to delight any crowd' (The Guardian) 'Hugely confident, passionate, energetic... she gets better and better... Excellent' (The Daily Mirror) 'Throughout her show she unleashes non-stop rapid fire bolts of vinegar wit... I defy anyone not to fold up with laughter at her show' (Edinburgh Evening News) Zoe Lyons was named in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians list of 2018 and 2016.

See 4 tour dates featuring Zoe Lyons

Ben Norris

Ben Norris appearing at this event

A stand up comedian working in the UK and abroad. A popular comic/DJ on MTV, Ben has also performed on the BBC's Stand Up Show and They Think It's All Over. His routines are a breath of fresh air, and highly original - check out his Shakespearian Porn routine... 'Killer gags' (The Scotsman) 'well-stocked arsenal of sharp lines and the wherewithal to work any crowd make Norris one of the more engaging and enjoyable comics' (Chortle) 'A master of the craft... an hour of the most polished stand-up you are likely to see' (GQ Magazine) 'One of the comedy circuits best improvisers' (The Daily Mirror).

See 15 tour dates featuring Ben Norris

Adrienne Coles

Adrienne Coles appearing at this event

See 3 tour dates featuring Adrienne Coles

Lighthouse (Poole Arts Centre)

  • 21 Kingland Road
  • Poole
  • BH15 1UG

0844 406 8666
Disabled Booking:
0844 406 8666