Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Jacob Hawley

Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Jacob Hawley

Event Time Fri 17th Nov at 7:30pm-Fri 17th Nov at 9:30pm
Event Location The Purple Turtle, Reading
Event Price £12.50 + Booking fee (see below)
Last Entry Time
Last entry time: 19:30
Age Restrictions
Age restrictions: 18+


Early Bird 2-4-1 (£12.50) More £12.50 +
£1.25 fee
Advance (£12.50) £12.50 +
£1.25 fee
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Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Jacob Hawley

Stand Up Comedy in Reading is back. Mates Rates Comedy is proud to present Comedy at Turtle with Headliner Jacob Hawley.

Mates Rates Comedy has teamed up with The Purple Turtle to bring you the best acts from the UK comedy scene.

We will have TV names, up and coming circuit comics and as always, you will be guided along by our trusty MC Carl Richard.

The show takes place at The Purple Turtle on Friday 17 November between 7:30pm-9:30pm (doors open 7:00pm).

Early Bird - £9.99

Advance - £12.50

On Door - £15.00 (subject to availability)

Lineup subject to change

Please be advised that you will need id to get into The Purple Turtle.

Jacob Hawley

Jacob Hawley is a comedian.

He's in BBC sitcom Ladhood, featured on The Stand Up Sketch Show, and did stand up on The Russell Howard Hour.

He has written for The Sunday Times, The BBC, and is a regular columnist for The Metro (said columns can be read here.) 

Jacob (it's hard to know which bits to embolden) has two hit podcasts, Jacob Hawley: On Drugs, and Jacob Hawley: On Love, both on BBC Sounds. The series have had over half a million downloads and earned Jacob a SILVER ARIA AWARD FOR BEST NEW PRESENTER and can be listened to here.

He has created two Radio Four stand-up specials, Welcome To Britain, and Class Act, which broadcast to rave reviews and features in The Guardian and The Independent. One of them can be listened to here.

Jacob will be on tour in 2023 with his hit show Bump, buy tickets on the next page, you should, it has received great reviews like these below...

‘Intelligent and important, his self-aware set sees him explore themes of class and identity in the modern world expertly.’ The Sunday Post

‘A down-to-earth talent who's got it in spades, it's an impressive, strong debut show that makes it feel like he's already been doing this for years.’ The List


The Purple Turtle
9 Gun St, Reading RG1 2JR, UK