Shaft of Wit Comedy nights are organised and promoted by  Kai Barron. As a new act, he was a semi finalist in Channel 4's prestigious 'So You Think You're Funny' competition and a Finalist in Chortle's Student Comedian Competition.  He has headlined and compered for Mirth Control in the U.K. and performed at The Tokyo Comedy Store & for Stand Up Tokyo in Japan.

in 2004 Shaft of Wit Comedy opened its first club 'What The Dickens!" at The Dickens Bar,in Torquay, Devon. Since then we have delivered many successful comedy nights in the South West of England at The Beach Bar, Tabernacle Junction and The Northover Manor Hotel as well as putting on much larger events in medium scale theatres;  RNAF Yeovilton Base and Millfield School in Somerset. 


Shaft of Wit prides itself on bring people together to enjoy the best entertainment, live and local.

If you want to host a live comedy event, we can help. 

All you need is a space with chairs. We do all the rest.

We provide a stage, back drop, lights and a good quality sound system.  All tickets are booked securely via this website and promotional artwork is circulated on social media.




Since 2004 Shaft of Wit have built a reputation for bringing some of the U.K.'s very best headliner to performer on our stage.

The gallery below features some of the many acts that have performed for us since we began organising comedy nights in 2004. 

We are proud to have supported artists who are now huge names in British comedy and we continue to support new acts on their journey to the top.

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