The format is simple
- There is a court room, a judge and both prosecution and defence lawyers
- Each role is played by a comedian
- The audience fills in charge sheets to accuse friends attending court
- You’re not obliged to fill in the charge sheets. It’s just more fun if you do
- Only 3 or 4 cases will be chosen to be tried
This Is Your Trial will be 10 years old this year.
During that time the show has had several homes in London before finding a monthly residency at the celebrated Monkey Barrel in Edinburgh.
It has also travelled to Edinburgh. Brighton, Leicester, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide comedy festivals, clocking up more than 500 shows, thousands of jurors and more than 250 different comedians taking part.