The Comedy Festival Launch went brilliantly!

Ben Norris on stage at the Derby Comedy Festival

Mon 16 Jun 2014

The launch of Derby's first Comedy Festival was a huge success on Friday night, with a full house (tent) of guests arriving early to enjoy the event.

The Lost Boys (Paul Smith and Ben Adams) were on hand to warm up the crowd and introduce local comedians - such as James Hately - as they took to the stage to entertain the guests.

The main event was headliner Ben Norris, who took to performing in a tent in his stride, as well as interacting with the audience, Ben made sure to get everyone giggling with tales of how being a father of triplets has changed his life.

An all round excellent evening was enjoyed by all, including Ben himself, who tweeted us afterwards to say he'd made some new Derby friends in the Exeter Arms...!