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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

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

Gagged & Bound Comedy

Camden's new, free night of stand-up comedy, featuring great headline acts and some of the best up and coming comedians London has to offer.

The Constitution, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 34 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

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 27 Apr

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30

Sun 11 May

Free / 0131 558 7272

  • 13:30
…and 3 more dates until 1 Jun

Camden Head, London N1

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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The Hideaway, London N19

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7561 0779

New material night with Trevor Lock, Harry Deansway, Luke McQueen and Lee Kern.

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Wed 28 May

Free / 020 7561 0779

Scratch comedy night with Trevor Lock, Harry Deansway, Luke Mcqueen and Lee Kern.

  • 20:00

This Show Has Nothing To Do With Penguins

Rick and Vick / Free Festival Comedian Rick Wood returns to the Fringe with actress Victoria Cansfield for a hilarious sketch show! Rick, described as ‘a gigantic ball of energy hilarious jokes’ (Club 57), ‘loveable and relatable’ (BroadwayBaby.com), joins up with Vicky to bring you a sketch show full of puns, twists…

Laughing Horse @ the Cellar Monkey, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cellar

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Comedy Bin

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

The Hideaway, London N19

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00

Mon 12 May

Free / 020 7561 0779

  • 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

The Rhythm Factory, London E1

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 7375 3774

  • 20:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 020 7375 3774

  • 20:00

Mon 12 May

Free / 020 7375 3774

  • 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

T-Bird, London N4

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 020 7503 6202

  • 20:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7503 6202

  • 20:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 020 7503 6202

  • 20:00
…and 70 more dates until 4 Jul

Jeff Leach: Fit

Energetic and intelligent wit from Leach.

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Jem Brookes: Punusual

Jem Brookes / Free Festival Fresh from Dave's inaugural UK Pun Championships at Leicester Comedy Festival, a show that has no personal revelations or over-arching theme, just lots of silly puns and jokes. ‘Affably natured, so at home that the show seems reminiscent of an embarrassing dad proclaiming his best puns at a…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

John Robertson

Dark humour and anarchic wit from the Australian stand-up.

Caroline Of Brunswick, Brighton

Mon 5 May

Free / 01273 624434

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 01273 624434

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Live Jazz

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

Beresford Lounge, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

Free

  • 19:00

Thu 1 May

Free

  • 19:00

Thu 8 May

Free

  • 19:00
…and 33 more dates until 25 Dec

The Pin: Edinburgh Preview

The Pin preview their 2014 Edinburgh show.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 16 May

Free / 020 7609 1800

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 020 7609 1800

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Playing Mortal Kombat Guarantees You Inner Calm

Dominic Berry / PBH's Free Fringe As seen poeting on Channel 4 and BBC, Dominic Berry (winner of New York's Nuyorican Poets Café Slam and Manchester Literature Festival's Superheroes of Slam) brings video game-inspired lyrics and laughs plus special guest poet Dave Viney (Working Verse, Manchester's Bang Said The Gun…

The Royal Oak, Edinburgh

Tue 19 Aug

The Royal Oak

Free / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

The Royal Oak

Free / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

The Royal Oak

Free / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Royal Oak

Free / 0131 557 2976

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Rat Pack Stand-up Comedy

Rat Pack Productions Ltd / Free Festival. Different, top comedians every day in a cool, laid-back stand-up show with Rat Pack music, drinking, silliness and hopefully, you! Hosted by Malcolm Hardee Award nominee 2012 Nathan Cassidy, 'Gloriously entertaining' (Chortle.co.uk), in one of Edinburgh's most glamorous, big…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Raw Mondays

New material night featuring guest performers.

Top Secret Comedy Club, London WC2B

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 07826 099023

  • 20:15

Mon 5 May

Free / 07826 099023

  • 20:15

Mon 12 May

Free / 07826 099023

  • 20:15
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

Read Something

Tiernan Douieb What do you think about opinions? Tiernan isn’t sure, even though everyone else is keen to shout theirs. He’s starting to think that it’s best not to have any at all. Which is of course, an opinion. A new hour from Douieb about the Internet being too loud, politics, spiders and Icelandic noises. Cited by…

Beat, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Beat

Free / 0131 225 7377

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug

Rocky Horror Night

Steven Crawford. Join us for an outrageous evening of laughter, fishnets and corsets as we celebrate the songs and spirit of the Rocky Horror Show with dancing on the bar and tunes to shake your tail to. Ages 18+.

Frankenstein Pub, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Rubiks: A Night In Your Head

A regular fast, fun and furious comedy improvisation night, using audience suggestions to create sketches.

The Camden Head, London NW1

Fri 9 May

Free / 020 7485 4019

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Fri 13 Jun

Free / 020 7485 4019

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Fri 11 Jul

Free / 020 7485 4019

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug

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
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Sketch Bingo

John and Thomas / Free Festival Sketch Bingo is an energetic, interactive, competitive sketch show and it's a wild, wacky game show. It features audience participation, daft prizes and loadsa silly fun. In Sketch Bingo every sketch, challenge and competition has a number. Draw out number seven, we perform sketch seven…

Laughing Horse @ The White Horse, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Stand Up Adult Comedy

Local comedians perform laugh-out-loud stand-up.

The Walnut Tree, Maidstone

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Stuart Black

Dark and intelligent storytelling from the 2007 Laughing Horse New Act Competition finalist.

Caroline Of Brunswick, Brighton

Fri 9 May

Free / 01273 624434

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 01273 624434

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Stuart Black – The Crossroads

Stuart Black / Free Festival The path of life is full of crossroads. How does anyone make the right moral choice these days? This is a fusion of stand-up comedy, poetic language and storytelling. Stylish and hilarious. Shocking and eloquent. ‘Dangerously funny’ (RipItUp.com.au). ‘Black is certainly speaking a very…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Lounge

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Stuart Mitchell - Work in Progress

Laughing Horse Free Festival Stuart Mitchell was a finalist in the NATYS competition in 2012 and is one of the most exciting new stand-up comedians performing across the UK. The Glaswegian comic’s sharp one-liners, brilliant turn of phrase, and clever wordplay made him a perfect choice to support Stewart Francis and…

Laughing Horse @ The White Horse, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Back Room

Free / 0131 556 3403

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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