One of the year’s comedy highlights is going on sale this week as Leicester Comedy Festival have announced plans for the 2020 Gala Preview Show.

The 2020 Preview Show will take place at De Montfort Hall on Friday 10 January and will feature 8 comedians who will also be performing as part of the main festival when it takes place from 5-23 February.

You’ll have to wait a little while for the full line-up announcements, but with previous acts at the preview show including Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican, Jenny Éclair and Barry Cryer, we’re pretty sure you won’t want to miss out!

The main festival will include hundreds of shows in over 70 venues, and the Gala Preview Show is a taste of what’s to come, as well as the official launch show for the festival. It sells out nearly every year so make sure you don’t miss out.

Tickets are priced at £25 and will be on sale from Friday 30 August at 10am by visiting