NCF Comedy are proud to support The National Autistic Society (NAS).
is the leading UK charity for people with Autism (including Asperger
syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and
pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with
A couple of years ago one of our team members, Elliott, was diagnosed with having
Aspergers Syndrome. Having struggled for many years he has finally been
given an answer and is now getting the support that he needs. We as his
colleagues have also had the opportunity to understand the condition and
are able to help him. Asperger
Syndrome is a form of Autism, which is a lifelong disability that
affects how a person makes sense of the world, processes information and
relates to other people. Autism is often described as a 'spectrum
disorder' because the condition affects people in many different ways
and to varying degrees. Asperger Syndrome is mostly a 'hidden
disability'. This means that you can't tell that someone has the
condition from their outward appearance. With the right support and
encouragement, people with Asperger Syndrome can lead full and
Along with our sister company, The Nottingham Comedy Festival, we continue to raise money through donation buckets at shows and help to raise awareness for the charity.
Helen, Elliott and the NCF Comedy Team.
TOTAL MONEY RAISED SO FAR:
(as of 16/03/17)
Thanks to everyone that has contributed through donation buckets and sponsored events.
We will continue fundraising throughout the year.
(Money raised in conjuntion with Nottingham Comedy Festival)