Altitude Comedy Festival


Altitude Comedy Festival sees the biggest names in comedy performing at one of Europe’s best ski resorts.

John Bishop, Al Murray, Tommy Tiernan and Andrew Maxwell were just some of the top comedians at this year’s¬†festival which took place¬†from 31st March – 5th April 2014 in Mayrhofen.


Five Comedians to Laugh at from Altitude Festival

Frankie Thompson
Five Comedians to Laugh at from Altitude Festival "Could all the clowns gather for a photo?" called out official Altitude Festival photographer Anthony Upton at the media gathering held in the gardens of Hotel Strass, the backdrop a perfect curve of snow-capped Alps. Clowns? Clowns? Who's he talking about? Does he mean me? Am I a clown. No, I am not a clown. At least not on that day. For clowns are comedians and despite my best efforts, I am no comedian. But I do know how to laugh...

Snow + Comedy = Festival Gold! A Review of Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen

Frankie Thompson
Welcome to Altitude Festival! I turned 32 this year. 'What's that got to do with the price of ski hire in Mayrhofen?' I hear you ask... Well, it's my way of saying I'm not as young as I used to be. I can't stay up as late as I used to - without suffering for it - and the last time I did an impromptu dance whilst cooking our dinner (I believe I was steaming green beans #gettingold) my boyfriend told me I had some great "Disco Mum Moves". I don't know what these are, but I believe I'm...