A PHOENIX Nights star will open a new comedy night in Bolton.

Archie Kelly, will launch The Albert Halls’ new comedy club on December 15.

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club will bring the live stand-up comedians to the town in a series of performances at the refurbished venue, including stars from the likes of Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Keith Lemon’s Celebrity Juice and Russell Howard’s Good News.

Headliner Archie, who is best known for playing Kenny Senior in Phoenix Nights, has also appeared in Coronation Street, Max and Paddy’s Road to Nowhere, Shameless and Emmerdale.

He will be joined by Colin Cole, Jay Handley and MC Damion Larkin. There will be a special performance on New Year’s Eve – line-up to be confirmed – followed by shows in January and February 2018.

Tickets are £17.50 in advance or £21.50 on the door. Doors open at 7.30pm for 8pm start, with resident bar available. To book visit www.quaytickets.com/boltonalberthalls or call 0843 208 0500. Or visit www.lolcomedyclubs.co.uk.