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Adam Riches: Adam of the Riches

  • 4 stars

The 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal nonsense.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 8 Dec

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 9 Dec

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 Dec

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 17 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 30 Nov

£20 adv / 020 7437 1540

The most recent material from stand-up acts Luke Benson, Sean McLoughlin, Inder Manocha and Matt Green.

Sun 7 Dec

£20 adv / 020 7437 1540

Stand-up performers Iain Stirling, Larry Dean and Funmbi Omatayo present their most recent material.

Sun 14 Dec

£20 / 020 7437 1540

TV and radio personality Tom Allen, winner of Amused Moose Laugh-Off Pierre Novellie and Chortle's best newcomer Iain Stirling all perform their most recent stand-up material.

The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy

The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in an original story of 'The Addams Family'.

New Hall, Tiverton

Mon 1 Dec

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 01884 255 823

Tue 2 Dec

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 01884 255 823

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 01884 255 823

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

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The 2000 Year Old Man

JW3 presents a World Premiere: the first ever stage performance of Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner's classic comedy creation The 2000 Year Old Man.

JW3, London NW3

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

…and 11 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

2Funy Comedy Show

Tasty stand-up from Will E, plus Kane Brown and Glenda Jaxson.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 29 Nov

£15 / 0116 242 3595

39 Steps

  • Written by: Nobby Dimon (Adaptation)

Patrick Barlow's hilarious adaptation of Britain's most spell-binding thriller.

The Playhouse, Sleaford

Tue 9 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 39 Steps The Playhouse, Sleaford

Wed 10 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 39 Steps The Playhouse, Sleaford

Thu 11 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 39 Steps The Playhouse, Sleaford
…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec

The 39 Steps

  • Written by: John Buchan

A fast-paced whodunit full of laughter based on the famous novel by John Buchan.

Attfield Theatre, Oswestry

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec back to top

501 Things I Do In My Bedroom

A fast paced comedy set in the chaos of a young woman's bedroom. As she delves into the pile, she discovers things about herself she never knew.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Sun 30 Nov

£6.50 / 020 7482 4857

Mon 1 Dec

£6.50 / 020 7482 4857

52 Shades of Maggie (Dirty Dancing in the pub)

Written by Leesa Harker The loveable Maggie Muff is back with a bang in the highly anticipated sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie. The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie’s last adventure and now she and her idiot sidekick, Big Sally-Ann, are planning a birthday party in the pub. Big…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 22 May 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

Sat 23 May 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Tue 25 Nov

£12; £8 adv; £25 inc meal; £20 inc burger / 07760 488119

Recent stand-up material from Joe Lycett, Ivo Graham, James Acaster and John Robins.

Wed 26 Nov

£12; £8 adv; £25 inc meals; £20 inc burger / 07760 488119

Nathan Caton, Joe Lycett and Ivo Graham take to the stage to perform their most recent stand-up routines.

Thu 27 Nov

£20 / 07760 488119

Recent stand-up material from Nathan Caton, Joe Lycett and Ivo Graham.

…and 12 more dates until 30 Dec

Ku Bar, London WC2H

Mon 24 Nov

£10; £5 adv / 020 7437 4303

Live stand-up performances from Chris Martin, Luke Toulson and Robert White.

Mon 1 Dec

£20 adv / 020 7437 4303

Stand-up material from Patrick Monahan, Iain Stirling and Joe Bor.

Mon 8 Dec

£10; £5 adv / 020 7437 4303

Stand-up acts Robert White, Prince Abdi and Chris Martin present their most recent material.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Dec

Absolute Improv

Influenced by the like of Whose Line is it Anyway? and Fast and Loose, ToBeContinued take audience suggestions, no matter how silly, and transform myriad ideas into fast-paced improvised comedy.

The Tron, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£6 (£5) / 0131 225 3784

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Absurd Person Singular: Southampton University Players

Alan Ayckbourn's masterpiece of farce about three wildly incompatible couples as they gather in three kitchens over three consecutive Christmas Eves.

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

…and 2 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Acqua Alta

Nonsuch Theatre in association with Create Theatre presents a religious satire in which Noah's Ark is re-imagined as the world's largest luxury cruise ship, complete with floating menagerie.

Derby Theatre

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£9 (£6) / 01332 593939

Adam Buxton

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

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Sat 6 Dec

£20 (£18) / 020 7424 8918

  • 19:45 – 22:30 Adam Buxton The Invisible Dot Ltd, London

Union Chapel, London N1

Sat 6 Dec

prices vary / 020 7226 1686

Adam Buxton: Work In Progress

A light-hearted look at the internet and digital life from the acclaimed stand-up, who tests new and old material and previews video content.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Fri 5 Dec

£9 phone for availability (£8 phone for availability) / 020 7424 8918

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

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015 back to top

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£25.50 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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…and at 26 other places

Alan Carr: Work In Progress

Camp humour as the stand-up tries out new material.

Farnham Maltings

Fri 28 Nov

£25 / 01252 745444

Alan Francis, Anil Desai, Rob Deb, David Mulholland @ Soho Comedy Club!

A night of stand-up featuring headliner Alan Francis with support from Anil Desai, Rob Deb and David Mulholland.

The Prince Of Wales, London WC2B

Sat 6 Dec

£12.50–£16.50; £12 adv

Alex Edelman: Millennial

Alex Edelman is a New York-based comedian who has lived in Boston, LA and Jerusalem. He's a recent college graduate, and according to the Boston Globe, has 'natural comic timing' and contains qualities 'wonderful to see in a young comedian'. This is his first Edinburgh show. He's been working on it for a long time, so…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 31 Jan 2015 back to top