A HOST of comedy stars will be taking part in a stand-up night in aid of a local charity.

The free-to-stream virtual comedy night, which is in aid of St Ann’s Hospice, will take place on June 21, with organisers hoping that those watching will help to raise as much money as possible by donating to help local patients.

Bake Off: The Professionals presenter, comedian Tom Allen will join a host of other stars from the comedy circuit, including Hackney Empire New Act of the Year winner Josh Jones, Comedy Store regular Mick Ferry. Donations can be made by texting SAHLAUGH to 70085 to give £5 to St Ann’s.