Comedy

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One Man, Two Guvnors

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 21 Jul

£15–£30; £12–£24; £15–£30; £17–£32.50 (£9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; Children £21–£25 under 18s) / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Tue 22 Jul

£15–£30; £12–£24; £15–£30; £17–£32.50 (£9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; Children £21–£25 under 18s) / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Wed 23 Jul

£15–£30; £12–£24; £15–£30; £17–£32.50 (£9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; £9.50–£30; Children £21–£25 under 18s) / 01274 432000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 26 Jul

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 11 Aug

£10–£35

Tue 12 Aug

£10–£35

Wed 13 Aug

£10–£35

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

Birmingham Hippodrome

Mon 26 May

£19–£21.50 / 0844 338 5000

Tue 27 May

£19–£21.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 28 May

£19–£21.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 3 more dates until 31 May

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The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Broadbent Theatre, Lincoln

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 (£7.50) / 01673 885500

  • 19:30

Caxton Theatre, Grimsby

Sat 17 May

£10 / 01472 346251

  • 19:30

The Doncaster Little Theatre

Fri 2 May

£12 (£10) / 01302 340422

  • 19:30

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Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Thu 24 Apr

£19.50 / 028 9250 9509

  • 19:30

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Fri 25 Apr

£13 inc glass of wine / 028 77760650

  • 20:00

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 26 Apr

£19–£23 / 028 9034 0202

  • 17:00 – 20:30

Catch 22

  • Directed by: Rachel Chavkin

Northern Stage presents Philip Arditti as Yossarian in Joseph Heller's stage adaptation of his own darkly humorous novel, in which the Second World War bombardier becomes enmeshed in the lethal absurdities of war. Directed by Rachel Chavkin. Not suitable for under 14s.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 20 May

The House

£13.50–£30; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Wed 21 May

The House

£13.50–£30; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 22 May

The House

£13.50–£30; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 May

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 10 Jun

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Wed 11 Jun

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Thu 12 Jun

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 14 Jun

Derby Theatre

Tue 17 Jun

£14.50–£21.50; £10.50–£21.50; £16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Jun

£14.50–£21.50; £10.50–£21.50; £16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 19 Jun

£14.50–£21.50; £10.50–£21.50; £16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jun

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 26 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 552 6165

Bluesy Tuesday

  • 20:30 – 01:00
…and 105 more dates until 30 Dec

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes an Australian flying trapeze act, a foot operated bow and arrow routine, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks.

King's Parade, New Brighton

Wed 23 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 4155 228

Thu 24 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 4155 228

Fri 25 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 27 Apr

Rich Hall

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Sat 7 Jun

£16 / 02886 769949

  • 20:00

The Central Theatre, Chatham

Sun 11 May

£16

  • 20:00

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 1 May

£16.60–£19.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Fri 2 May

£16.60–£19.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

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…and at 9 other places

Jimmy Cricket & Alfie Joey

Clean-cut humour from veteran entertainer Cricket, plus upbeat storytelling, impersonations and banter from Joey.

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 10 May

£14 (£12; £11) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45
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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies start up a telephone sex line in this heart-warming feelgood comedy drama, starring Benidorm's Crissy Rock plus Pat Dunn, Leah Bell, and Jason Jones. Written by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood.

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

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 3 Oct

£20 / 02392 828282

  • 19:30

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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.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mon 19 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Tue 20 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 21 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 24 May

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 17 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jun

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 30 Jun

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 1 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 2 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 5 Jul

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The Only Way is Downton

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Luke Kempner

Brilliant new parody from impressionist Luke Kempner.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Tue 6 May

£15 (£13) / 01635 522 733

  • 19:45

Dundee Rep

Sat 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Thu 1 May

£12–£14 / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

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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

Fri 19 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 21 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

April in Paris

A warm-hearted comedy about a married couple's first experience abroad.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 5 Aug

£10–£29.50

Wed 6 Aug

£10–£29.50

Thu 7 Aug

£10–£29.50

…and 2 more dates until 9 Aug

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 19 Aug

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 20 Aug

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Thu 21 Aug

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Derby Theatre

Fri 27 Jun

£10.50–£15.50; £14.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50 (£11.50–£13.50; £16.50–£19.50; £19.50–£23.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Sat 28 Jun

£10.50–£15.50; £14.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50 (£11.50–£13.50; £16.50–£19.50; £19.50–£23.50) / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Mon 30 Jun

£10.50–£15.50; £14.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50 (£11.50–£13.50; £16.50–£19.50; £19.50–£23.50) / 01332 593939

  • 19:30
…and 10 more dates until 12 Jul

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Kitten Killers

Sketch comedy and songs from the all-female group.

Three And Ten, Brighton

Wed 14 May

£8.50 (£7) / 07786 984900

  • 20:00

Thu 15 May

£8.50 (£7) / 07786 984900

  • 20:00

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M

Fri 9 May

£22 (£18) / 020 7392 9200

  • 19:30

Dorking Halls

Wed 24 Sep

£18.50 / 01306 881717

  • 20:00

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 1 May

£19.50 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 29 Jun

£19.50 / 01892 530613

  • 17:00

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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…and at 12 other places

Things We Do For Love

  • Directed by: Laurence Boswell

Natalie Imbruglia stars in Alan Ayckbourn's farce.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mon 5 May

£15–£35; £15–£30 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Tue 6 May

£15–£35; £15–£30 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 7 May

£15–£35; £15–£30 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 10 May

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 9 Jun

£10–£34 / 08441 717620

Tue 10 Jun

£10–£34 / 08441 717620

Wed 11 Jun

£10–£34 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun

New Theatre, Cardiff

Tue 13 May

£10–£30; £9.50–£22.50; £12–£32.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 19:30

Wed 14 May

£10–£30; £9.50–£22.50; £12–£32.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 19:30

Thu 15 May

£10–£30; £9.50–£22.50; £12–£32.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 17 May

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Henry’s Cabaret

Cabaret and burlesque, plus comedy, spoken word and music, in a night billed as 'a little bit dark, a little bit dangerous' and 'more than a bit entertaining'. Hosted by Miss Annabel Sings.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00
…and 11 more dates until 30 Jul

Bernadette Russell: 366 Days of Kindness

Bernadette Russell's one-woman storytelling/stand-up show, which recounts her mission to be kind to a stranger every day for an entire year (plus one day).

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Wed 28 May

£12 (£10) / 0292 030440

  • 20:00

Derby Theatre

Fri 25 Apr

£9 (£6) / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£17 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£16 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

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…and at 16 other places