Thursday 15 October 2020

A Comedy Festival is Coming to Peckham - Pop Up Screens announces ‘Peckham Comedy Festival’


A Comedy Festival is Coming to Peckham -  Pop Up Screens announces ‘Peckham Comedy Festival’

15 October 2020, London: Independent cinema Pop Up Screens is back this winter, taking over Peckham's popular Bussey Building with a season of exciting and immersive events.
In-between themed cinema screenings (Forbidden Forest Cinema and Cinema in the Snow), Pop Up Screens will be trying its hand at comedy for the first time, launching the Peckham Comedy Festival.
Taking place from 12 to 15 November, the ‘festival’ will see renowned comedians such as Sara Pascoe, Dane Baptiste, Ed Gamble, Rosie Jones, Jade Adams, Lloyd Griffith, Kae Kurd, Simon Brodkin, Phil Wang and Lou Sanders all take to the stage in the indoor cinema’s comfy woodland setting.
With award-winning acts known for tv appearances on Never Mind the Buzz CocksQITask MasterLive at the Apollo, 8 out of 10 Cats, Netflix, The Last Leg and Mock the Week the inaugural comedy gathering aims to bring together the best of British comedy over just four nights.
David Leydon, Owner, Pop Up Screens said: “Comedy, like cinema and so many other industries has taken a big hit in 2020. We wanted to launch something that not only supports the arts but also creates some fun for our visitors. We had the venue space in-between screenings so thought, why not give it a go? Peckham is such a vibrant and creative community, too. As an independent business we feel very at home there”.
Peckham Comedy Festival Line Up
Thursday 12th November 2020: Sara Pascoe, Dane Baptiste, Stephen Bailey, Catherine Bohart, MC Carl Donnelly
Friday 13th November 2020:  Phil Wang, Lou Sanders, Jess Fostekew, MC Lloyd Griffith
Saturday 14th November 2020: Ed Gamble, Kae Kurd, Michelle De Swarte, MC Jayde Adams
Sunday 15th November 2020: Sara Pascoe, Simon Brodkin, Isy Suttie, Rosie Jones, MC Thanyia Moore
Adult tickets will be priced from £23 and sold in socially distanced pods of 2s and 4s.
Tickets can be booked from

Our COVID-19 safety precautions can be viewed here. All tickets will be refunded if events are cancelled due to COVID-19. All acts shown are correct at time of going to press.