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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

WHSmith, Nottingham

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0115 947 0772

WHSmith, North West England

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0151 707 6606

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

…and 2 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

John Aldiss' Magnificent 7

Comedy/variety show mixes funny folks, music, spoken word, cabaret, magic and more. Catch is, each act gets precisely seven minutes.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 0141 331 5170

…and 5 more dates until 25 Dec

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
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Barsteward Sons Of Val Doonican

The comedy troupe performs a range of novelty pop songs.

The Blues Cafe Bar, Harrogate

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01423 566881

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

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 1 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 7 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 15 more dates until 27 Dec

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 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 3 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 10 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 17 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

…and 5 more dates until 22 Dec back to top

Bush Fest Comedy Festival 2015 Hollybush Cradley Heath

comedy festival near birmingham. "bush fest" hollybush cradley heath. real ale served. 50+ acts.

Holly Bush Ale House, Cradley Heath, Birmingham

Thu 16 Jul 2015

Free

Fri 17 Jul 2015

Free

Sat 18 Jul 2015

Free

Sun 19 Jul 2015

Free

C69 Live Comedy With Jason Cook

Stand-up Jason Cook takes to the stage for an evening of merriment.

Pave, Hull

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 01482 333181

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 5 Nov

Free

Wed 12 Nov

Free

Wed 19 Nov

Free

…and 2 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 3 Nov

Free / 020 7561 0779

Mon 10 Nov

Free / 020 7561 0779

Mon 17 Nov

Free / 020 7561 0779

…and 6 more dates until 29 Dec back to top

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.

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

Comedy Nights

Stand up comedy from a range of experienced and up-and-coming performers.

Havana Bar, Windsor

Fri 28 Nov

Free

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Mon 3 Nov

Free

Emergent stand-ups compete for your vote with the audience making the decisions to choose the stars of the future.

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Comic Mondays Feat. Jason Patterson

Stand-up with compere Dave Chawner featuring Suzy Bennett, Njambi McGrath, Luc Valvona and Christian Elderfield.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Mon 10 Nov

Free

Comic Mondays Feat. Keith Platt

Stand-up with Jay Handley, Gary Sansome, Ian Miller, George Rigden and compere Lewis Bryan.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Mon 24 Nov

Free

Comic Mondays Feat. Shazia Mizra

Stand-up with Lenny Peters, Gary Shaw, Dan Fardell, Joe Hunter and compere Simon Clayton.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Mon 17 Nov

Free

Cut Throat Comedy

London's favourite pop-up alternative comedy night is here! Featuring Brian Gittins (Kev from Channel 4's Derek) and Daniel Simonsen (as seen on Russell Howard's Good news). Come and join the mayhem!

Huckle The Barber, London EC1V

Thu 6 Nov

Free, ticketed / 020 3222 0021

London's favourite pop-up absurdist alternative comedy night returns to East London with the amazing Phil Kay and more bringing freewheeling mayhem to the most insane night in town.

Dave Twentyman & Lewis Charlesworth

Compere Des Sharples introduces St Helens born performer Dave Twentyman. With support from Lewis Charlesworth.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Fri 7 Nov

The Great Hall

Free / 0161 833 9833

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