Tom Allen interviewed for Equity’s I Say event

Equity's annual comedian Q&A event at the Leicester Comedy Festival featured Tom Allen this year.

Called ‘I Say’, it took place on 17 February and involved Festival director Geoff Rowe speaking to Tom about how started out in comedy and his thoughts about the industry.

Previous years have featured Alexei Sayle, Nicholas Parsons, Mrs Barbara Nice and Sara Pascoe.

The Leicester Comedy Festival special award for Lifetime Contribution was given to Equity in 2017 in recognition of the work the union does to support comedians.  

Equity has special network for comedians, if you want to get involved or find out more contact Mike Day on