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One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 01727 844488

CAST, Doncaster

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Times to be confirmed / £18.50 / 01302 303959

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£20 / 0844 576 2210

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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

Sat 27 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 6 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

Hertford Theatre

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£22.50 / 01992 531500

Hull New Theatre

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£20 / 01482 226655

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Hogmanay Hootfest!

If you're planning on heading down to the Stand's Hogmanay extravaganza, you've made the right decision – it's warm in there. Congrats! Laugh it up in celebration with Ian Coppinger, Jo Caulfield, Keir McAllister, Liam Withnail and Bruce Devlin.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

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.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 27 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Sun 28 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Mon 29 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

…and 11 more dates until 11 Jan 2015 back to top

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.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

Athena, Leicester

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£20

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Scouse Of The Antarctic

The Royal Court Christmas show is back and this time it's cooler than ever! A Russian and US submarine race to the North Pole to claim mineral rights. The last thing they expect to find when they get there is a scouser with a bobble hat on!

Royal Court Liverpool

Sat 27 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Mon 29 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Tue 30 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

…and 16 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Slimmer For Christmas

Festive comedy about a woman attempting to slim in order to impress and seduce her attractive male boss.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£22 (£13–£20) / 028 9034 0202

…and 5 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Ken Dodd

Stand up and songs in Mr Dodd's 'Happiness Show', celebrating over 50 years in the business. Strap yourself in, he could be going for one of his three hour sets …

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£21 / 01270 368242

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Sat 27 Dec

£16–£25 / 0151 709 3789

  • 19:00 Ken Dodd Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Sun 28 Dec

£16–£25 / 0151 709 3789

  • 19:00 Ken Dodd Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Prince Of Wales Centre, Cannock

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£20 / 01543 578762

  • 19:30 Ken Dodd Prince Of Wales Centre, Cannock

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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

Sat 27 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 28 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Mon 29 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 174 more dates until 5 Sep 2015 back to top

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The largest arts festival in the world and the greatest show on earth. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sat 8 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

Sun 9 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 226 2000

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug 2015

Lazy Susan: Extreme Humans

Sketch duo Lazy Susan unleash a gang of characters clawing their way back from the brink.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Out Of Order

  • Written by: Ray Cooney

The Mill At Sonning, Reading

Sat 27 Dec

£41–£51 / 0118 969 8000

Sun 28 Dec

£41–£51 / 0118 969 8000

Tue 30 Dec

£41–£51 / 0118 969 8000

…and 12 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£25 / 0131 529 6000

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Comedy Central

Brightening up your weekends with a line-up of top notch funny types.

Baby Blue, Liverpool

Sat 27 Dec

£18–£37 / 0151 702 5834

Stand-up comedy performances with compere Mark Oliver with head liner Alex Boardman with support from one act to be announced and Peter Otway.

Wed 31 Dec

£35–£68 / 0151 702 5834

Top stand-up from Danny McLoughlin, Keith Carter presents: Nige, John Lynn and Howard Read.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£18; £29–£37 inc meals / 0151 702 5834

Top observational stand-up from Jamie Sutherland, Junior Simpson, Steve Harris and Adam Staunton.

…and 20 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10 / 01325 363135

Live stand-up comedians.

Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Burnley Mechanics

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£23 / 01282 664400

Buxton Opera House

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£23 / 01223 357851

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Bec Hill … Ellipsis

Bec announced – in October last year – that she was going to write an award-winning comedy show. This show may or may not be that one.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jan 2015 back to top

Hogmanay Hootfest!

The bells are ringing (in a good way) and the laughs are heading your way with the relentless Tom Stade, John Gillick, Susie McCabe, Dan Petherbridge and Billy Kirkwood.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

…and 2 more dates until 31 Dec

The Quadrant, Brighton

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Surreal and intelligent humour from Noel James. Also featuring Rob Deb, James Campbell, Joe Ross Williams and MC Sam Stone. Doors 7pm.

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Innovative prop-based humour from whimsical stand-up, professional actor, writer and TV warm-up George Egg. Also featuring Rachel Parris, Njambi McGrath, James Campbell and MC Dave Chawner. Doors 7pm.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Gags and banter from Del Strain, Neil Cole, Richard Jay, Sami Stone, Tom Veryzer and MC Lenny Peters. Doors 7pm.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

Capitol, Horsham

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£12 (£10) / 01403 750 220

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£8 (£6; £24) / 01235 515144

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

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Stewart Lee: A Room with a Stew

The latest show from Lee to promote his latest Comedy Vehicle DVD.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£21 / 01727 844488

Brighton Dome

Fri 27 Feb 2015

Concert Hall

£22 / 01273 709709

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Concert Hall

£22 / 01273 709709

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 19 Jun 2015

£23.50 / 01223 357851

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Vikki Stone: Instrumental

Vikki Stone's musical comedy featuring 20 instruments.

Firebug, Leicester

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£8 / 0116 255 1228

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