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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies start up a telephone sex line in this heart-warming feelgood comedy drama, starring Benidorm's Crissy Rock plus Pat Dunn, Leah Bell, and Jason Jones. Written by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood.

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 1 Oct

£20 / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Epsom Playhouse

Wed 8 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

Fri 17 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 3 Oct

£20 / 02392 828282

  • 19:30

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Abandoman: Moonrock Boombox

  • 3 stars

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 28 May

Over-18s only

£12.50 / 0845 874 3001

The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Broadbent Theatre, Lincoln

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 (£7.50) / 01673 885500

  • 19:30

Caxton Theatre, Grimsby

Sat 17 May

£10 / 01472 346251

  • 19:30

The Doncaster Little Theatre

Fri 2 May

£12 (£10) / 01302 340422

  • 19:30

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The Only Way is Downton

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Luke Kempner

Brilliant new parody from impressionist Luke Kempner.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Tue 6 May

£15 (£13) / 01635 522 733

  • 19:45

Dundee Rep

Sat 3 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Thu 1 May

£12–£14 / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

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Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£17 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£16 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

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…and at 16 other places

Ben Norris: Mr Ambiguousness

Sharp wit and improvisations from the stand-up and father of triplets.

Derby Assembly Rooms

Fri 13 Jun

Darwin

£8.75 / 01332 255529

  • 20:00

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 8 May

£10 / 01792 475715

  • 20:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 30 Apr

£11 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

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Comedy All Stars

Actor, writer, comedian, juggler and radio presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire, Steve Royle shares his brand of humour. Also featuring Andy White, Jellybean Martinez and Damion Larkin.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 7 Nov

£12.50 / 01229 820000

  • 20:00
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Encore: Songs From The Shows

A cabaret group that combines comedy sketches and dramatic excerpts which take their audience on a magical, musical journey through many of the West End's biggest hits.

The Customs House, South Shields

Tue 13 May

£14 (Children £13; £13; £13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:30

Wed 14 May

£14 (Children £13; £13; £13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:30

Thu 15 May

£14 (Children £13; £13; £13) / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 17 May

Entertaining Mr Sloane

  • Directed by: Michael Cabot
  • Written by: Joe Orton

Joe Orton's unique blend of farce and black comedy was first staged at the Arts Theatre in London in 1964, winning the London Critics Variety award for best play of the year.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 28 May

£12 (£10) / 01592 583302

  • 19:30

Thu 29 May

£12 (£10) / 01592 583302

  • 19:30

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 3 Jul

£9.50–£17.75; £13–£20 (£8.75–£15.75; £8.75–£18) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Fri 4 Jul

£9.50–£17.75; £13–£20 (£8.75–£15.75; £8.75–£18) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Sat 5 Jul

£9.50–£17.75; £13–£20 (£8.75–£15.75; £8.75–£18) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 9 May

£12 (£10) / 01873 850805

  • 19:30

Sat 10 May

£12 (£10) / 01873 850805

  • 19:30

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…and at 7 other places

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mon 19 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Tue 20 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 21 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 24 May

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 17 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jun

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 30 Jun

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 1 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 2 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 5 Jul

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Daniel Sloss: Really?!

The young stand-up, who had his own TV show and three sell-out Fringes before he started shaving, now somewhat older, but still as funny.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 10 Oct

£14.50 / 01592 583302

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 17 Oct

£14.50 / 01475 723723

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£14.50 / 0131 665 2240

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Comedy All Stars

Offbeat humour and comedic songs from animator and 2011 Writer's Guild Award-winner for Best Children's TV Script, Howard Read. Also featuring Wes Zaharuk, Tony Vino and Ben Schofield.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 01229 820000

  • 20:00

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 21 May

Studio

£8 / 0191 454 1234

Inspired stand-up from Tom Allen, with Ray Bradshaw, Catherine Scott and MC Lee Kyle.

  • 20:00

Wed 18 Jun

Studio

£8 / 0191 454 1234

Dynamic stand-up from Rob Rouse, plus Danny Deegan, Nicola Mantalios-Lovett and MC Andy Fury.

  • 20:00

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Thu 24 Apr

£19.50 / 028 9250 9509

  • 19:30

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Fri 25 Apr

£13 inc glass of wine / 028 77760650

  • 20:00

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 26 Apr

£19–£23 / 028 9034 0202

  • 17:00 – 20:30

Jason Manford: First World Problems

No-nonsense Northerner whose cheeky face often pops up on panel shows taking his brand new show out on tour.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 24 May

£22.50 / 01256 844244

  • 20:00

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 21 May

£22.50 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Thu 22 May

£22.50 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Buxton Opera House

Tue 13 May

£23.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 20:00

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Shappi Khorsandi

Sharp wit and storytelling from the Iranian-born stand-up, who drawn upon her rich heritage as the daughter of an exiled writer and comic from Iran.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Thu 8 May

£14 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

The Ark Theatre, Hertswood School Upper Site, Borehamwood

Thu 22 May

£14 (£12) / 020 8238 7288

  • 20:00

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Fri 6 Jun

£13 / 0844 406 8666

  • 20:00

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Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sun 21 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30
…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Red Hot Kisses

The latest sizzling and seductive production from the Lady Boys of Bangkok.

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Wed 16 Jul

£19–£23 / 01387 381196

  • 19:30

The Sabai Pavilion, Manchester

Thu 19 Jun

£15 / 087 1 705 0 705

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 20 Jun

£15 / 087 1 705 0 705

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Sat 21 Jun

£15 / 087 1 705 0 705

  • 19:00 – 23:00
…and 7 more dates until 28 Jun

The Sabai Pavilion, Bristol

Thu 24 Apr

£15 / 0871 705 0705

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Fri 25 Apr

£15 / 0871 705 0705

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Sat 26 Apr

£15 / 0871 705 0705

  • 19:00 – 23:00

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Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 22 May

£30; £30 inc meal / 0844 770 1797

Emerging stand-up comedy acts straight from the London circuit.

  • 19:00

Thu 26 Jun

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Watford Colosseum

Thu 8 May

£18 including a curry / 0845 075 3993

  • 20:00

Thu 24 Jul

£18 including a curry / 0845 075 3993

Intelligent humour from Zoe Lyons and Roger Monkhouse.

  • 20:00

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 24 Apr

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Enthused stand-up from Patrick Monohan and Lloyd Langford.

  • 20:00

Thu 1 May

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Engaging stand-up from Ian Moore, with Paul McCaffrey and Geoff Norcott.

  • 20:00

Thu 8 May

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Expertly timed stand-up from Rob Rouse, with Ian Smith and Paul Tonkinson

  • 20:00
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