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Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Thu 2 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 3 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 6 more dates until 10 Oct

Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 11 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Sun 12 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Perth Concert Hall

Wed 1 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 19 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 20 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Wed 22 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

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Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 15 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Tue 21 Oct

£18.50 (£16) / 01553 764864

  • 20:00

Farnham Maltings

Thu 16 Oct

£17.50 ( £15) / 01252 745444

  • 20:00 – 22:00

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Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 16 Oct

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00 – 19:00

The Angina Monologue

Doug Devaney's one man show is a tale of booze, bacon and the BBC Breakfast sofa. Join this bad patient on a comic journey from cardiac ward through rehab to media stardom and beyond, picking up a ukulele and Barbara Windsor on the way.

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 28 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0161 832 3605

  • 20:30

Wed 29 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0161 832 3605

  • 20:30

Fri 31 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0161 832 3605

  • 20:30
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Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is one of the biggest stars in the comedy world. Rolling Stone put him on the cover of their special comedy issue labeling him “the funniest man under 30." He recently debuted his much anticipated third hour-long stand-up special Buried Alive on Netflix in November. The special was named one of the best…

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sun 30 Nov

£33.90 / 0844 249 4300

Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 25 Oct

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01665 510785

  • 19:30

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 1 Oct

£20 / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Epsom Playhouse

Wed 8 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

Fri 17 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

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F-Holes

Take sketch comedy, add an orchestra, and you've pretty much got what F-Holes is all about.

Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 4186

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 4 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 5 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Fri 10 Oct

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 126 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

Derby Assembly Rooms

Tue 16 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 17 Dec

£47.50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 23 Oct

£18 (£16) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£18 (Children £15; £15; £15) / 01489 799499

  • 19:30

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

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James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 01704 533333

  • 14:00

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Sat 4 Oct

£8.70 / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:00

The Wave Centre, Maryport

Sun 26 Oct

£6 / 01900 811450

  • 14:00

Michael Palin: Travelling To Work

To celebrate his third volume of diaries being published, Palin looks back on 25 years of travelling the world and almost 50 years of popping up on radio, TV and film. Palin is best known for Monty Python with John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and the late Graham Chapman. Between movies, he also…

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 3 Oct

£29.50 / 01223 357851

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 11 Oct

£33 / 0844 800 0400

  • 19:30

Palace Theatre, London W1D

Mon 20 Oct

£30.50 / 0844 755 0016

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The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Wed 1 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 2 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 3 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 87 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01204 334400

  • 20:00

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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Stones In His Pockets

  • Directed by: Ian McElhinney
  • Written by: Marie Jones

The multi-award winning comedy by Marie Jones in which two actors play 15 characters between them, from two cheeky lads intent on stardom to a Hollywood starlet.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 2 Oct

£25 (£23) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 15 Oct

£22–£25 / 0844 854 2776

  • 19:30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 1 Oct

£23.50 (£22) / 020 8561 8371

  • 19:30

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The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 4 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 10 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 23 more dates until 27 Dec

Men With Coconuts

Improv comedy from Men With Coconuts, aka Fringe faves Impro FX.

The Granary, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 554 9465

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Fri 10 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 554 9465

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Fri 17 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 554 9465

  • 20:30 – 22:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

Jo Caulfield Presents … The Speakeasy

A relaxed evening featuring a diverse bill of artists (magicians, comedians, writers and more) telling true stories from the haunting to the hilarious live on stage, giving some unexpected insights into their worlds.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£6 / 0131 556 9579

  • 20:00

Tue 18 Nov

£6 / 0131 556 9579

  • 20:00

Tue 9 Dec

£6 / 0131 556 9579

  • 20:00

Disney Comedy Night In Camden: The Sequel

Laugh Out London is Return of Jafaring it and putting on a sequel to its Disney Comedy Night. Held October 3 at the Camden Head in Camden Thom Tuck hosts a night of comedians showcasing the magic of Disney through sketch, song and surrealism.

The Camden Head, London NW1

Fri 3 Oct

£5; £3 adv / 020 7485 4019

  • 20:00 – 22:30
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Fascinating Aïda: Cheap Flights

Cheeky comedy songs from this cabaret trio.

Dundee Rep

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

69 Camden High Street, London NW1

Wed 1 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 16:00 – 17:30
  • 20:00 – 21:30

Mark Steel Is In Town

The Swanley-born stand-up, columnist and author looks at the rich history of each town he visits on his tour based on tidbits gleaned from local sources.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Tue 21 Oct

£15 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Wed 3 Dec

£15 / 01527 577330

  • 20:00

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 01704 533333

  • 20:00

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The Unquiet Grave Of Garcia Lorca

  • Directed by: Hamish Macdougall
  • Written by: Nicholas De Jongh

Nicholas De Jongh's play about the assassination of Spanish poet Garcia Lorca in the 1930s. In 1936, Spain is riven with violence and poised on the outbreak of the Spanish Civil war. A respectable London publisher with undercover M16 connections helps arrange for two young blondes and one adventurous English man to…

The Drayton Arms Theatre, London SW5

Wed 1 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 20:00

Thu 2 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 20:00

Fri 3 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 20:00
…and 16 more dates until 25 Oct

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 9 Oct

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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