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Fri, 17 Feb



Simon Evans

Simon Evans Tom Taylor Mike Capozzola

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Simon Evans
Simon Evans

Time & Location

17 Feb 2023, 19:00 – 22:00

Yeadon, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7BF, UK


About The Event



Simon is one of the UK’s most respected and talented comedians. A regular on TV and radio his TV credits include BBC One’s Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, BBC Two’s Mock the Week and was a regular on Channel 4’s Stand Up for the Week.

Simon has a BBC Radio 4 series Simon Evans Goes to Market and other radio appearances include The News Quiz, The Unbelievable Truth and Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive.

Simon is the only comedian to have appeared on both University Challenge: The Professionals, and Celebrity Mastermind (which he won – specialist subject Sir Ernest Shackleton).

His live tour shows such as Leashed and Genius have sold out theatres around the country and garnered superlative reviews from national and comedy press. Dominic Maxwell described him as ‘demonically dry’, William Cook as ‘sublime’, and Chortle as ‘an evil delight’.

‘A masterclass in socio-political comedy…The Show is called Genius. It comes very close’’

- The Scotsman

‘Sizzlingly entertaining, beautifully crafted, devastatingly funny gags’

- The Guardian

‘Very funny, but also hugely informative’

- The Times

Simon will be supported by:


Multi-award winning comedian Tom Taylor has received high praise from audiences and critics alike.

A favourite of live bookers across the UK, Tom has also supported John Bishop, Jason Manford and John Kearns on tour and performed on Radio 2 and Radio 4 as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award.

Tom’s debut Edinburgh show, Tom Taylor is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer, was one of The Telegraph's must see shows of 2019 and was described by The Scotsman as "a genuine joy".

Tom will be introduced by:


Mike Capozzola is a London-based stand up comic / actor & presenter originally from NY.

Since the late 20th Century, Mike Capozzola ha performed in much of the USA as well as England, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Switzerland, France.... a lot of countries.​

A copywriter pal described his act as 'in-your-face-subtlety.'

“A brilliant comedian with a dry sense of humor.

We always enjoy having him at the festival”

-San Francisco SketchFest

"Hilarious... Twisted”

- Curb Your Enthusiasm's Richard Lewis

SIMON, TOM and MIKE will be introduced by 'master of ceremonies' ROBSON STROUD who has managed comedy nights around England for 25 years and is mentored by cult comedy legend Charlie Chuck aka Reeves and Mortimer's Uncle Peter.

Our venue is YEADON TOWN HALL:

First built in 1889, Yeadon Town Hall has been a local landmark and a key community building for the past 133 years. It has recently been renovated to its former glory and now has some of the best hospitality and show production facilities in the region.

The Yeadon Town Hall bar will be open before, at the intervals, and after the acts to purchase an impressive range of drinks and snacks.

Over the last four years Moor Laughs Comedy has been providing more laughs to any quaility venue near the Yorkshire Moors with a decent stage and an excellent bar.

We are committed to booking nationally-acclaimed headliners and giving our audience a full ‘supporting undercard’ of quality working comedians who we have seen and approved before.

In those four years Moor Laughs has booked headliners of the calibre of Geoff Norcott, Gary Delaney, Rob Rouse, Scott Bennett, Shazia Mirza, Leo Kearse, Angelos Epithemiou, Anna Thomas, Boothby Graffoe, Gavin Webster, Harriet Dyer, Noel James, Nina Gilligan, Bobby Mair and Troy Hawke.


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