BARNSLEY will host some of the top comedy acts the country as the April Fools Comedy Festival kicks off on Wednesday, April 4.

The Comedy Festival will see top stand-up comedians perform at venues in the town throughout April including the star of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Phill Jupitus, John Robins and Morgan & West.

Kids can also join in the fun with two dedicated children’s comedy performances, Comedy Club 4 Kids a swear-free hour with the international circuit’s best stand ups and sketch acts.

The festival finale will take place at The Civic with Toby Foster’s much loved Last Laugh Comedy Club on Saturday 28 April.

To book tickets contact The Civic Box Office on 01226 327000