THERE will be lots of laugh and gags at Chorley Little Theatre next month when two comedians come to town.

Following up last year’s show, One-Linererer, Mark Simmons will be bringing the next instalment of his nationwide-loved one-liner jokes.

This year Mark’s parents have sold the house he grew up in and has to collect his box of stuff from the loft.

Come discover what’s in the box in this top-level one-liner show structured in a way you’ve never seen before.

Mark has starred in ITV’s Out There alongside Milton Jones and recently recorded a Channel 4 pilot with Bridget Christie and is also regularly providing tour support for Rob Brydon and Rob Beckett.

Mark has also released his own podcast – Jokes With Mark Simmons.

Simmons has been earning rave reviews for his standup.

He was described by Chortle as a ‘talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing’ while The Scotsman said he was ‘absolutely hilarious’.

Meanwhile, Jack Gleadow will be Mr Saturday Night.

He was the winner of Amused Moose National New Comic and Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year makes his Fringe debut after performing as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2018.

Jack is one of the most exciting new stand-ups on the comedy circuit and has been seen performing at Latitude providing tour support for Lloyd Griffith.

He is also the runner-up in 2017’s Chortle Student Comedy Award.

He has been praised for have ‘wonderfully surreal visual and physical comedy’ by the, then he was ‘laugh out loud funny’ by The Scotsman.

Chorley Youth Theatre will be presenting their production of Annie between July 10-13.

Based on the classic comic strip, this musical tells of a red-headed girl who was abandoned on the steps of an orphanage. Because of the strict regime led by Miss Hannigan, Annie escapes the orphanage and goes on fun-filled adventures across New York City, in search of her real parents.

Tickets for the production are: Adults £10, Children £8, Family of 4 £30.