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  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: Edinburgh Preview Season (VARIOUS DATES FROM 23/06/15)

    For full listings and ticket info please click on our dedicated Edinburgh preview page….
  • The Cookie Presents: JACK WATTS + Reuben Wisner + Lucy Davis-Kumadiro 26/06/15

    A rare, one off intimate show on the ground floor of the cookie with Brighton's Jack Watts. With support coming from Leicester's Reuben Wisner and Lucy Davies-Kumadiro FREE ENTRY - 8PM
  • The Cookie Presents: UPTIGHT DJ SET from 10pm 26/06/15

    A HEADY MIX OF MOD, SOUL, PSYCH, R&B & NORTHERN SOUL FLOORFILLERS ALL ON 45'S! FREE ENTRY
  • The Cookie does COUNTDOWN…. 27/06/15

    We're pleased to announce the launch of our brand spanking new Comedy show based on the hit TV series '8 out of 10 Cats, does Countdown'. The Cookie does Countdown launches on Saturday 27th June in association with Hambo Foundation. The show will be hosted by David Morgan and your team captains on the night will be Cookie fav's Lloyd Griffith & Iain Stirling. The stunning assistant on the night will be played by local fav Ian Hall. Completing the line up will ex-England and Leicester Tigers legend George Chuter plus another very special sporting guest. All proceeds from the event will go to a wonderful charity we are happy to be working with, Hambo Foundation. You can read more about the charity here http://www.matthampson.co.uk/ It's set to be a very special event and for a great cause. So get involved and 'Get Busy Living'. Tickets are very limited and available here https://www.gigantic.com/the-cookie-does-countdown-the-cookie-2015-06-27-19-00
  • Olivia Rose Deane presents MUSIC LAB: Stevie Parker + Byron Hare + Michael Kurtz 04/07/15

    Music lab is a new, regular event at The Cookie in Leicester that will present some great local acts as well as some favourites from further afield. Join us for some music, drink, and hopefully some musical experiments. Doors 8pm £5 adv
  • The Cookie Presents: MARTIN LUKE BROWN + Idle Empire + Special Guest TBA 06/07/15

    Martin Luke Brown comes to The Cookie for a huge full band show. With support from Idle Empire and a very special guest. | MARTIN LUKE BROWN | https://www.facebook.com/martinlukebrown https://twitter.com/martinlukebrown | Idle Empire | https://www.facebook.com/idle.empire1?fref=ts 06.07.15 | 8PM | £5 Adv
  • The Cookie Presents: THE MAGIC GANG + The Big Moon + Lacura + Gloss 08/07/15

    Wednesday 8th July THE MAGIC GANG https://www.facebook.com/TheMagicGang/ https://soundcloud.com/themagicgang THE BIG MOON https://www.facebook.com/commoonicate LACURA https://www.facebook.com/pages/LACURA/ https://twitter.com/lacuraband/ GLOSS https://www.facebook.com/pages/GLOSS/ £6 // 8pm // 14+
  • The Cookie Presents: MAHALIA + BLGenius + Tony Minvielle DJ Set 11/07/15

    We're pleased to announce the return of Mahalia. Fresh of the back of a performance on Jools Holland with Rudimental. Support comes from the awesome BLGenius. Saturday 11th July Mahalia Music + BLGenius .Hip hop to spoken word via alternative grime, Fresh raw and intricate. http://ww.soundcloud.com/blgenius Tony Minivelle (DJ Set) The legend of Jazz joins Mahalia for a DJ set. http://spectrumleicester.co.uk/singer/tony-minvielle/ £5 Advance | 8pm
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: CLUB SMASHING #5 15/07/15

    A joyfully unique collective experience with a throbbing roster of wayward local talents, coming together in various combos for rad not trad cowabunga fun…… 8pm £3 otd
  • THE Cookie Presents: GREG ABATE 16/07/15

    Greg Abate joins us for a night of Jazz in the basement! http://www.gregabate.com/ £10 adv Doors 8pm
  • The Cookie Presents: BEST FRIENDS + Surf + Indra's Net 20/07/15

    BEST FRIENDS https://www.facebook.com/bestfriendspartyhard https://twitter.com/bestfrienddss SURF https://www.facebook.com/surfffff INDRA'S NET https://www.facebook.com/thenewofficialband £6 Adv | 8PM
  • Summer Fridge Presents: IAN HALL - 'Out of touch, Out of time' 22/07/15

    This summer from the 22nd – 26th July, Leicester Fridge present a whole fest feast of Summer Comedy Fun! DAY ONE of our Summer Fridge comedy bonanza is filled with bizarre treats - Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival award-winner Ian Hall will be performing his hit show 'Out of Touch, Out of Time', in which a lonely Darryl Hall searches for his old musical partner John Oates and meets a selection of weird and wonderful characters along the way. With support from the incisive wit of Graham Milton, the abstract musings of Richard Peel, and our special guest - the uniquely bonkers Cheekykita - will be presenting a piece of surreal lunacy that has never before been performed in Leicester. The support acts will be introduced by the always suave and debonaire Bruce Edhouse.
  • HOWARD ROSE + DANIEL DUKE Plus Special Guest SALLY BARKER 24/07/15

    Finalist from The Voice Howard Rose, joins us on his UK tour. Friday 24th July HOWARD ROSE DANIEL DUKE + Sally Barker £10 Advance // 8pm // 14+
  • Summer Fridge Day 5 Presents: BOBBY MAIR + ADAM LARTER + BETH VYSE + THE TWO SYDS 26/07/15

    SUMMER FRIDGE DAY 5 - We've got a really special line-up for our final day of scrumptious summer madness! On Sunday 26th July we head back to The Cookie, with an Edinburgh preview from the one and only Bobby Mair, new shows from Weirdos favourites Adam Larter and Beth Vyse, as well as Leicester favourites Ian Hall and Bruce Edhouse closing proceedings with their ‘Two Syds’ show! 4.30pm: BOBBY MAIR - 'FILTHY IMMIGRANT' Bobby Mair delivers a dark, honest and hilarious hour of pure stand-up. As seen on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous. 'Bobby Mair is clearly a brilliant stand-up. He's either going to be a huge international comedy star or the funniest homeless man ever' (Jimmy Carr). 'Hilarious' (Alan Davies). 'A bona fide tour de force' (Guardian). Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/320771 6pm: ADAM LARTER - THE CARDBOARD GARDENER A Summer Fridge exclusive, Adam Larter brings a brand new show to The Cookie, on Day 5 of the Summer Fridge programme: "For every cherry tomato shall fall. The courgette we shall forget. Dandruff soil which is hard to post. Take all of this and make it ready fork the fork." Adam is a founder member of the London-based 'Weirdos Comedy' collective, and most recently delighted audiences at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival with his show 'Gary and the Crisp Factory', written especially for the people of Leicester. Tickets:http://www.wegottickets.com/event/320776 7.30pm: BETH VYSE - AS FUNNY AS CANCER Brand new show from super-talented actress and comedian Beth Vyse, whose previous show 'Get Up with Hands' was repeatedly named one of the best shows of the Edinburgh Fringe. Time Out had this to say about her: "Vyse has an insane, chaotic and stupidly funny mind. She’s a superb comic actress. Allow yourself to be swept away in her weirdness and you’ll have a blast." Vyse is back and this time it’s personal! A bodacious and ballsy look at her battle with breast cancer. Hear the tale of her Stoke-on-Trent family - The Waltons on Alcohol, her time with Nelson Mandela, acting and thieving at the Royal Shakespeare Company, settling down with Michael Jackson and finding cancer. Not to mention her producing two football teams from her womb. And all before the age of 30! 'The funniest thing I’ve seen on the fringe' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com) 'This show has cult written all over it' **** (Chortle.co.uk) 'Stunningly lewd' **** (ThreeWeeks) Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/320777 9pm: THE TWO SYDS starring IAN HALL & BRUCE EDHOUSE In the final show of the 5-day Summer Fridge comedy extravaganza, Ian Hall and Bruce Edhouse (both former Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival award winners) present a daft but affectionate tribute to some of the great comedy double acts of our time. In reality, it's an anarchic mess of laughter, nonsense and petty arguments. "A shambolic delight" (LeicesterComedyScene) Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/320778 All the Summer Fridge events are £5 advance or Pay what you want on the door!
  • CLUB MILK: Racing Glaciers + All Kings and Queens + Special Guest TBA 01/08/15

    Club Milk brings you a huge summer party. Saturday 1st August RACING GLACIERS https://www.facebook.com/RacingGlaciers https://soundcloud.com/racing-glaciers/what-i-saw ALL KINGS & QUEENS (Gabriella Climi) https://www.facebook.com/allkingsandqueensband https://soundcloud.com/allkingsandqueens/animals-demo-1 + SPECIAL GUEST TBA 8pm // £7 Advance // 14+
  • Swing Social 05/08/15

    Join us for a Free taster lesson from 7pm!
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: Dan Clark - 'Me, My Selfie & I' 22/10/15

    DAN CLARK: ME, MY SELFIE & I Best known as Don Danbury from BBC3’s cult hit sitcom How Not To Live Your Life and Johnny Two Hats from The Mighty Boosh, Dan Clark is back on the road with his critically acclaimed stand-up show – about love, death and crushing loneliness. Sounds like a barrel of laughs, right? With his signature style of upbeat, occasionally rude but ultimately heart-warming comedy, this show will leave you feeling good about life. ★★★★ Time Out ★★★★ Metro ★★★★ Telegraph ★★★★ The Times ★★★★ Chortle ★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter ‘Such elegance, laconic grace and terse wit.’ Time Out ‘60 Minutes of uninterrupted comic ecstasy.’ Metro ‘Ludicrously likeable.’ Times ‘Slick showmanship, very funny songs, and copious sharp-brained ad-libs.’ Telegraph ‘An impressive spectacle.’ Guardian ‘It’s warm, heartfelt, and – most of all – reassuring to those of us who feel like we never really grew up.’ Broadway Baby ‘Clark completely seduced everyone in the room. The women want to take him home and the men can imagine going out with him for a pint. Dan Clark. What an act!’ Fringe Review ‘Impossible to dislike this upbeat show.’ Chortle
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: Nish Kumar - 'Long Word, Long Word, Blah Blah Blah, I'm So Clever' 18/11/15

    Stand-up comedy from a clever boy. As heard on The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and the host of Newsjack (BBC Radio 4extra) As seen on The Alternative Comedy Experience & Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) Double Chortle Award nominee A stand comedy show for people who like stand up comedy shows. Sell out show 2014 Great Friend ‘Intelligent, inventive, thought-provoking….a truly impressive piece of stand-up’ ★★★★★ Time Out ‘Nish Kumar is the Asian answer to John Oliver.’ ★★★★ Chortle www.nishkumar.co.uk @MrNishKumar Doors TBC £TBC