5 Questions for: Mark Olver

Mark Olver

Mark Olver is Bristol’s own comedy legend. He’s set up some of the most important local comedy nights, and is known to everyone on the circuit as one of the best MC’s in the country. We talked about his journey into comedy through open mic nights, and his new project bringing together the Julian Trust, some of our best comedians and some fantastic local restaurants.

  • What got you into stand-up comedy?

I was a fan, more than anything else! I’m 42 now, but back when I was 16, I just loved stand-up. In those days comedy was on cassette or taping stuff off the telly. Continue reading “5 Questions for: Mark Olver”

Belly Laughs Bristol – Comedy and Top Grub this Jan / Feb

Belly Laughs Bristol comedy

This January, you can check out some Comedy and help raise money for the Julian Trust

If you’re up for combining some amazing comedy with Bristol’s best independent grub, then look no further than Belly Laughs.

Organised by Bristol’s own Mark Olver, Belly Laughs is looking to raise money for the Julian Trust with a series of amazing gigs throughout January and February. At venues as exciting as the Elephant House in Bedminster, Box-E, Harts Bakery and Pinkman’s Bakery, you’re in for an absolute treat!

To book tickets for any of the gigs above, just email januarybellylaughs@gmail.com‬ with your name, group size and venue details.