Live From Leicester 2020


Union JACK Radio is broadcasting live from the Leicester Comedy Festival throughout February!


It's the largest comedy festival in Europe with more than 800 acts in over 90 venues and we'll be broadcasting some key events in the calendar.


Have a peek below to see what we're getting up to:




The Full English

All the normal nonsense from The Full English breakfast show, live from the city of Leicester.

Lucy Leeds Loose in Leicester: Live

The worst guide possible for the Leicester Comedy Festival and prepares for her first and last stand up gig.

The UK Pun Championships

A celebration of the great British pun featuring contestants from across the UK.

Asking For A Friend: Live

Steve N Allen, Katie Pritchard and Nick Helm joins host Mark Dolan as they answer the questions you've never dared ask. 

Union JACK Radio's Circuit Breakers

Live comedy from the best up-and-coming comedians.

Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year

Eight comedians compete for one of comedy's most prestigious awards - with Geoff Lloyd and Tom Rosenthal commentating on the whole thing live on Union JACK Radio! (A bit like Eurovision.)

Past winners include Josh Widdicombe, Johnny Vegas, Jason Manford, Seann Walsh and Rhod Gilbert.


What we're up to

See our full schedule of things at the Leicester Comedy Festival

LIVE Saturday 22nd from 8pm

One of comedy's biggest awards with Geoff Lloyd and Tom Rosenthal commentating!

Lucy Leeds Loose in Leicester Live

See what nonsense Lucy Leeds has been up to at the Leicester Comedy Festival

UK Pun Championships

Presented by stand up comedian Jason Byrne, former champ & pun-dit Rob Thomas, and... Lucy Leeds.

The Full English: Live from Leicester!

Chatting to comedians and the people of Leicester. What larks.

Lucy Leeds chatting to comedians...

...from the other side of Belvoir Street in Leicester!

Circuit Breakers

Live comedy from the best up-and-coming stand ups




Playing the best of British.

This Is What We Came For by Red Box

Your favourite female artists.

Dont It Make My Brown Eyes Blue by Crystal Gayle