The first Normal for Norfolk Comedy Festival takes place this summer with 50 acts on the line-up.

There will be 30 shows across 11 venues from Monday, July 15 to Saturday, July 27 2024 and it has been organised by Norwich-based company Hooma Comedy.

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Some of the comics are also known for their TV work, with EastEnders star Terry Alderton at The Empire in Great Yarmouth on July 22 and Father Ted's Joe Rooney in Voodoo Daddy's in Norwich on July 23. 

Martin Westgate, who runs Hooma ComedyMartin Westgate, who runs Hooma Comedy (Image: Martin Westgate)

The packed schedule will include performances for Norwich Pride and Norfolk Day.

To celebrate the latter, Tim FitzHigham, who appeared in the Wonka and Paddington 2 films, will be at The Railway Tavern in Dereham on July 27. 

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Martin Westgate, who runs Hooma Comedy, said: "We are bringing you a mix of local talent, who have recently graduated from Hooma’s own comedy course, to some of the biggest names on the stand-up circuit.

"We are making all the shows affordable so everyone can enjoy them.”

See the full line-up and book tickets at