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Kevin Bridges: We Need to Talk About …

The Glaswegian comedian signs copies of his new book, We Need To Talk about … Kevin Bridges.

ASDA, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0131 669 9151

Waterstones, Yeovil

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01935 479832

WHSmith, Cardiff

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 029 2039 0088

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The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 31 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 1 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 16 more dates until 27 Dec

David Mitchell: Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse

The comedian, TV star, writer and actor talks about his latest book Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse which is a look at the absurdities of modern living.

Waterstones, Manchester

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0161 832 8563

Max Boyce

Musical comedy from the veteran entertainer.

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01684 295 074

  • 19:30 Max Boyce The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Causewayside Splitters

Up and coming local and national talent with one aim: to cheer your evening up. Hurray for that!

The Old Bell, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

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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 26 Oct

Free / 0131 558 7272

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 558 7272

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 558 7272

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

Richard Melvin Presents: 4 Extra Stands Up

Some of the best comedians in the UK providing the laughs for a new series to be broadcast on Radio 4.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 4 Nov

Free (ticketed) / 0131 558 7272

Tue 2 Dec

Free (ticketed) / 0131 558 7272

The Jam

An open mic night of improv comedy.

The Nursery Theatre, London SE1

Mon 3 Nov

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Jam The Nursery Theatre, London

Mon 1 Dec

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Jam The Nursery Theatre, London

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free

  • 19:30 – 22:00 The Jam The Nursery Theatre, London
…and 3 more dates until 6 Apr 2015

The Quiz About Nothing: Seinfeld Trivia @ The Alibi

The Van Buren Boys present to you a quiz night revolving around the hit 90's show: Seinfeld. Questions based on episodes, characters, story lines and sayings from seasons 1 through 9. All 172 episodes. The toughest Seinquiz to ever hit London.

The Alibi, London E8

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 020 7249 2733

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Comedy Carnival

A full-on showcase of the best and funniest around.

Rumba, London W1D

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 020 7287 2715

Pete Jonas acts as MC and will present stand-up performances from Ian Stone, Zoe Lyons and Michael Fabbri.

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 020 7287 2715

Stand-up from Pete Johanson, Pete Firman, Stefano Paolini, and Pete Jonas.

Wasasa Comedy Night

Hosted by the Kasengele Brothers, 'wasasa' basically translates as 'yer naw funny', however original comedians who steer clear of racism/sexism/homophobia make this a thought-provoking, creative night.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of Africa in Motion.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0131 560 1581

Part of Africa in Motion.

Allsortz

An evening packed with energy and talent.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Allsortz Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Allsortz Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Camden Head, London N1

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7359 0851

Musical comedy from guitar-playing stand-up and 2010 Bedford New Comedian Of The Year, Jay Foreman. Also featuring Jack Barry, Rob Auton, Ed Caruana and MC Barry Ferns.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7359 0851

New act and material night featuring guest performers.

Barsteward Sons Of Val Doonican

The comedy troupe performs a range of novelty pop songs.

The Blues Cafe Bar, Harrogate

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01423 566881

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01423 566881

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Bear Funny Comedy

Paul Ricketts MC/Sarah Bennetto - Wonderful Comedy show in the backroom of The Finsbury pub above Manor House Tube station on Green Lanes. We ask that acts include a joke involving a bear to which the audience shout 'THAT'S BEAR FUNNY!'.

The Finsbury, London N4

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 8809 1142

Wonderful Comedy show including stand up and variety in short sets and a longer set from headliner.

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 4 Nov

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Bear Jokes Pub On The Park, London

Tue 18 Nov

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Bear Jokes Pub On The Park, London

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Bear Jokes Pub On The Park, London

Tue 16 Dec

Free / 020 7923 3398

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Bear Jokes Pub On The Park, London

Big Value Comedy Auditions

This is your chance to see some of the newer acts biting their teeth into the comedy circuit without spending a penny. Some are great, some are OK and some have potential and frankly, some don't. Help us sift through.

The Lord Roberts, Nottingham

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0115 910 0009

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0115 910 0009

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0115 910 0009

Bingay

Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 27 Oct

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 3 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 10 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

…and 6 more dates until 22 Dec

The Casebook of Max and Ivan

Sketch show from comedians Max and Ivan, exploring the boys' previous careers as low-rent private detectives.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 7609 1800

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Caterpillar Comedy

Open mic night for amateur stand-ups.

Gwdihw Cafe Bar, Cardiff

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 029 2039 7933

Comedy At The Old School Yard

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

The Old School Yard, London SE1

Wed 29 Oct

Free

Wed 5 Nov

Free

Wed 12 Nov

Free

…and 3 more dates until 3 Dec

Comedy Bin

New and established comedians in venues across London each week, helped along by regular MCs.

The Hideaway, London N19

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7561 0779

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 020 7561 0779

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 020 7561 0779

…and 7 more dates until 29 Dec

Melbourne Stadium, Chelmsford

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01245 605664

The Comedy Club Chelmsford at Chelmsford City FC on Friday 31st October. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01245 605664

The Comedy Club Chelmsford at Chelmsford City FC on Friday 28th November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

The Comedy Club Elstree

Love laughing? Then what better way to spend a great night out with 3 seriously funny top comedians as seen on TV.

De Vere Village Hotel, Borehamwood

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0871 222 4588

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