Al Murray to headline big online comedy gig

One of the most esteemed comedy clubs across the UK, Just the Tonic is bringing back the comedy club experience to millions of people with new live comedy night Working from Home.

Compered by Darrell Martin and featuring some of Britain’s top comedians, the second pilot, The New Normal, will be streamed live on Saturday, May 30 from 8.30pm via Just the Tonic TV, with guests including Al Murray The PubLandlord, Susie McCabe, Matt Forde, Naomi Cooper, Seann Walsh, Darius Davis, Paul McCaffrey, Phil Ellis and others.

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To fully create the one-off experience of a comedy night, the gig will be streamed live only, in HD and available to watch on tablets, phones, desktops, Apple TV and Chromecast.

Just the Tonic is throwing an exclusive discounted beer deal, offering 20 bottles of ABK Hell for £25.99 (including delivery).

Darrell Martin said: “Our first event was a general success and a right laugh to do.

“We learnt a lot and each event will be an improvement of the last, whilst still allowing for the fun and spontaneity of the live event.

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“This is Just the Tonic Comedy Club’s second live stream event and will feature comedians that we usually book for stand up doing different things as we try to get to grips with the new world order.

“Buy a ticket with an open mind.

“We listened to the feedback and are making changes.

“We are going to do this regularly so please sign up for newsletters on the checkout or go back to our website and join the mailing list.

“Do not expect straight stand up, this is all new to everyone.”

Past performers at Just The Tonic include the likes of Ricky Gervais, Matt Lucas, Al Murray, Bill Bailey, Stewart Lee, Mark Thomas, Simon Pegg, Noel Fielding and Dylan Moran.

Ross Noble, Daniel Kitson and Johnny Vegas have also all being regular comperes.

For full details, click here or @Justthetonic on Twitter.