Afternoon events, Comedy

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

CAST, Doncaster

Sun 16 Nov

£20 / 01302 303959

  • 17:00

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 / 01329 231942

  • 17:00

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 9 Nov

£20 ( £15) / 01253 290190

  • 17:00

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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.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£30 / 01702 351135

  • 15:30

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£26.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 16:30

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 29 Nov

Queen Elizabeth Hall

£25.50 / 0844 875 0073

  • 16:00

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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.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 11 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 13 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sun 14 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30 – 15:30

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 6 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 7 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 13 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

…and 28 more dates until 20 Dec

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

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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

Sat 4 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 15:00

Sat 11 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 15:00

Sat 18 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 15:00

Sat 25 Oct

£16 (£14) / 020 7835 2301

  • 15:00

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50–£19.50 / 01225 448844

  • 16:00

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 8 Nov

£21.50 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30
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Hairspray

  • Directed by: Paul Kerryson

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Thu 4 Sep

£9–£22; £9.50–£22; £11–£24 / 02871 264455

  • 14:30

Sat 6 Sep

£9–£22; £9.50–£22; £11–£24 / 02871 264455

  • 14:30

In Bed: Ex Nihilo Theatre Group

  • Written by: Adebayo Bolaji

A testing, funny and sexy piece of contemporary theatre looking at sexual objectifications and assumptions through simple yet theatrical storytelling.

London Theatre Workshop, SW6

Wed 17 Sep

Free

  • 14:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 14:30

King Silly And Friends

Slapstick family entertainment with acrobats, magicians, jesters, jugglers and clowns.

Rotherham Civic Theatre

Sun 21 Sep

£10 (Family £32)

  • 14:00

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 6 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 7 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 11 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 64 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Podtastic Double Bill

A Podtastic Double Bill from two award-winning panel shows at Day 4 of The Phoenix Rebirth Festival. See both 'Do The Right Thing' and 'Pappys Flatshare Slamdown' with very special guests for just £11 in The Phoenix Basement.

The Phoenix, London W1G

Sun 14 Sep

£7–£11 / 020 7493 8003

  • 16:30 – 18:30
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Real Hoosewives Fae Glasgow

When Barbara from Bearsden finds out that an American TV producer is in town to find 'The Real Hoosewives fae Glasgow' she gets right on the case. Musical featuring 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun', 'I'm So Excited' and lots more.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 13 Sep

£15–£18 (£16) / 0141 332 1846

  • 14:00

April in Paris

  • Directed by: John Godber
  • Written by: John Godber

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 8 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Sat 11 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 16 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00

Sat 18 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 14:30

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Wed 24 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 14:30

Sat 27 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 14:30

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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.

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Sat 4 Oct

Clwyd

£15–£18 (Children £13–£16; £13–£16; £13–£16) / 0845 330 3565

  • 14:30

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 15 Oct

£8.50–£25; £8.50–£22 NUS/unwaged/disabled/Over 60s; £5 under 16s/under 26; £8.50–£15; £8.50–£12 NUS/unwaged/disabled/Over 60s; £5 under 16s/under 26 / 01473 295 900

  • 14:30

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Wed 15 Oct

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 14:30 – 17:00

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Hairspray: Halifax Amateur Opera Society

A production of the popular musical set in the 1950s where Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart has only one passion to dance.

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Sat 20 Sep

£14–£18 ( £12–£16; £12–£16; Children £12–£16 under 16s) / 01422 351158

  • 14:15

Happy Birthday Sunita

  • Written by: Rifco

Sunita's family have invited us all to a surprise birthday party. Everything is ready, but Sunita is nowhere to be found. As they wait, and the curries simmer, old family issues come to the boil. Comedy drama written by Harvey Virdi and directed by Pravesh Kumar.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Thu 2 Oct

Courtyard Theatre

£12–£16 £12 & £16 / 0113 213 7700

  • 14:30

Sat 4 Oct

Courtyard Theatre

£12–£16 £12 & £16 / 0113 213 7700

  • 14:30
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He Had Hairy Hands

  • 4 stars

Kill The Beast presents a dark comedy about a town experiencing werewolf attacks, featuring special visuals and original music.

The New Diorama Theatre, London NW1

Sat 4 Oct

£13.50 (£12.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 15:30

Sat 11 Oct

£13.50 (£12.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 15:30

Lee Mack: Hit the Road Mack

Sharp one-liners and high energy banter from the BAFTA award-winning comic and star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie to You.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 6 Dec

£28.50 / 01702 351135

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sat 4 Oct

£27.50 / 0117 922 3686

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 25 Oct

£27.50 / 0844 249 4300

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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

Sat 20 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 27 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 3 more dates until 5 Oct

Zoe Lyons: Pop-Up Comic

With regular appearances on Mock the Week and Have I Got News For You, Lyons, her impressive tattoos and her sharp comedic skills have become massively popular.

The King's Arms, Salford

Sun 12 Oct

£10 / 0161 832 3605

  • 17:00

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Hail back to decades gone by at this family dance, comedy and theatre event, with regular host Ida Barr.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 4 Nov

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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69 Shades of Black

Starring Gail Porter as ‘Christina Black’ Boring, vanilla, Horlick's swiller William Shight’s most interesting trait has always been his snigger inducing name. Up until now that is! Since landing his dream job at one of the country’s top advertising agencies, things have taken a nipple twisting turn for the…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 7 Jun 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

Abigail’s Party

  • Directed by: Suba Das
  • Written by: Mike Leigh

It's 1977. Beverly, former beautician and devout Tom Jones fan, is throwing a little party for her neighbours: newlyweds Tony and Angela, and divorcee Sue…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 18 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 14:30

Tue 21 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 14:30

Sat 25 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 14:30
…and 4 more dates until 8 Nov

Adam Buxton

A light-hearted look at the internet and digital life from the acclaimed stand-up.

Kings Place, London N1

Sun 14 Sep

Hall One

£6.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 16:30

The Addams Family: Knowle Musical Society

  • Written by: Rick Elise

Family comedy written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elise. Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering as they always have. But there is a change in their plans as their beloved Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness, falls in love with a smart young man from a respectable…

Solihull Arts Complex

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 14:30

The Admirable Crichton

J M Barrie's comic play about an aristocratic family and their servants stranded on a dessert island and forced to rethink the social order.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Wed 3 Sep

£15–£30 / 01796 484626

  • 14:00

Sat 20 Sep

£15–£30 / 01796 484626

  • 14:00
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