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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 23 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00
…and 12 more dates until 30 Jul

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0141 552 6165

Bluesy Tuesday

  • 20:30 – 01:00
…and 108 more dates until 30 Dec

Comedy in The Basement

A free gig on the Glasgow scene, with a range of acts every week. Food also available to fuel the laughter.

Tennent's Basement Bar, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free / 0141 339 7203

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0141 339 7203

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Stu and Garry's Free Improv Show

Regular freestyle comedy wizards Stuart Murphy and Garry Dobson fire up the imagination with another slice of improv action.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30
…and 4 more dates until 1 Jun

Pop-Up Comedy

A free comedy event, hosted by Chris Henry, picking out some of the Scottish comedy scene's freshest talent.

The Halt Bar, Glasgow

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30

Tue 6 May

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30
…and 8 more dates until 1 Jul back to top

Justin Moorhouse: Justin Time

Moorhouse presents japery and patter as he considers glimpses of a better life and the quest to give your children the things you never had, but then resenting them for it. If that wasn't enough, Justin will be giving a lucky audience member the chance to win £100,000, but resenting them for it.

Top Secret Comedy Club, London WC2B

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 07826 099023

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Live Jazz

Live jazz and alternating gigs. Session on a Rug in the Live Lounge and curry karaoke.

Beresford Lounge, Glasgow

Thu 17 Apr

Free

  • 19:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 19:00

Thu 1 May

Free

  • 19:00
…and 34 more dates until 25 Dec

Polish Wednesdays

Featuring Polish bears and vodka from the bar and Polish DJs on the decks. There's a blues jam from 7pm and comedy on the mezzanine.

Beresford Lounge, Glasgow

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 19:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free

  • 19:00

Wed 7 May

Free

  • 19:00
…and 34 more dates until 31 Dec

Troubadour Tuesday Sessions

Weekly acoustic singer-songwriters sessions with live comedy on the mezzanine.

Beresford Lounge, Glasgow

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 18:00

Tue 29 Apr

Free

  • 18:00

Tue 6 May

Free

  • 18:00
…and 34 more dates until 30 Dec

Comedy At The Old School Yard

Great comedy night featuring a fantastic mix of newbies & established comics.

The Old School Yard, London SE1

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 7 May

Free

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 30 more dates until 3 Dec back to top

Nathan Cassidy

Intelligent gags from the 2012 Malcolm Hardee Award nominee.

Caroline Of Brunswick, Brighton

Fri 9 May

Free / 01273 624434

  • 19:45 – 20:45

Sinister Wink

Chaotic cabaret compered by The Creative Martyrs. Be seduced and subverted by satorical shenanigans and some of the best cabaret acts in Glasgow. Dark as the inside of a black hat. Do join us….

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow

Sun 25 May

Free Donation expected / 0141 423 0023

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Stories About Love, Death and a Rabbit

Stories and comedy about a lonely librarian.

Dragonfly, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Function Room

Free / 0131 228 4543

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Allsortz

An evening packed with energy and talent.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Mon 12 May

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Mon 9 Jun

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Mon 14 Jul

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Camden Head, London N1

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7359 0851

Henlow New Comedian of the Year 2012 winner and 2012 Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year finalist, Barry Ferns. Also featuring Tony Brown, Sy Thomas, Harjeet Cheema, Aaron Sequoa, James Olav Hill, Juan Paris, Megan Shandley, Helen Duff and Craig Beck.

  • 20:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7359 0851

Smart gags and insightful humour from 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee Holly Walsh, who famously broke her arm jumping from a pier as part of a stunt at a festival. Also featuring Richard Soames, Amy Wright, Daniel O Gorman, Nick Gibson, Erik Pohl, Phil Lucas, Darren Latham, Max Davis and Tony Pyne.

  • 20:00
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Antihoot Open Stage

Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
…and 28 more dates until 17 Nov

An Arousing Night Of Comedy

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

The Camden Head, London NW1

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 020 7485 4019

  • 19:45

Back Out from the Outback

Mel and Susie on Tour / Free Festival Flies, pies and bindi-eyes, Outback Sheilas tell you lies. Australian champion bush poetry duo Melanie Hall and Susan Carcary present their two-woman variety show. A little bit of Queensland, fair-dinkum stand-up bush poetry combining original comic and serious verse, musical…

Laughing Horse @ the Cellar Monkey, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 24 Aug

Bear Funny Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

The Finsbury, London N4

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 8809 1142

  • 20:00

Bear Jokes

Andy quirk presents the brightest new stand-up talent at London Field's Pub on the Park. Bear Jokes takes place in the upstairs room and features comfy sofas and quirky decor.

Pub On The Park, London E8

Tue 6 May

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 19:30 – 22:45

Tue 20 May

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 19:30 – 22:45

Tue 3 Jun

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 19:30 – 22:45
…and 2 more dates until 1 Jul back to top

Beasts Comedy

Critically acclaimed sketch group Beasts showcase new material for their 2014 Edinburgh show.

The Hanbury Arms, London N1

Thu 8 May

Free / 020 7288 2222

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 22 May

Free / 020 7288 2222

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 5 Jun

Free / 020 7288 2222

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Big D Presents Open Mic Night

Our weekly open mic session, open to all musicians, comedians, or anybody else who has a talent they wish to show off.

The Joker, London N1

Wed 16 Apr

Free

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Wed 30 Apr

Free

  • 19:00 – 01:00
…and 4 more dates until 28 May

Bubble Fun with Frehd the Clown

Bringing Aussie sunshine to Inverness, Frehd the Clown performs.

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Sat 24 May

Free / 01463 234234

Part of Happyness.

  • 13:00 – 13:30

Sun 25 May

Free / 01463 234234

Part of Happyness.

  • 14:00 – 14:30

Mon 26 May

Free / 01463 234234

Part of Happyness.

  • 12:00 – 12:30
  • 15:00 – 15:30

Caterpillar Comedy

Open mic night for amateur stand-ups.

Gwdihw Cafe Bar, Cardiff

Mon 12 May

Free / 029 2039 7933

  • 20:00

Caution to the Wind

Chris Boyd / PBH's Free Fringe That noise you can hear is the inescapable roar of a mile-wide twister headed right this way. Join comedian Chris Boyd – ‘Glorious’ (Chortle.co.uk) – in his make-shift storm shelter and prepare to hold on for dear life. ‘Brilliant’ (Leicester Mercury). Directed by Ben Target. Age…

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cinema

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cinema

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Cinema

Free / 0131 558 8209

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug back to top