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Stones In His Pockets

  • Directed by: Ian McElhinney
  • Written by: Marie Jones

The multi-award winning comedy by Marie Jones in which two actors play 15 characters between them, from two cheeky lads intent on stardom to a Hollywood starlet.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 2 Oct

£25 (£23) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 15 Oct

£22–£25 / 0844 854 2776

  • 19:30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 1 Oct

£23.50 (£22) / 020 8561 8371

  • 19:30

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Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 25 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

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 26 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 28 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 7 more dates until 7 Oct back to top

Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul 2015

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

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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

Thu 9 Oct

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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Knightmare Live: Level 2

Adventure, characters, puzzles and monsters feature in this critically acclaimed stage adaption of the cult TV classic in the guise of an interactive comedy game show.

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Fri 24 Oct

£16 (£14) / 01733 207239

  • 19:30

The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Thu 16 Oct

£16 (Children £14; £14; £14) / 01536 414141

  • 19:30

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Thu 2 Oct

£16 (£14) / 01522 882000

  • 20:00

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Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is one of the biggest stars in the comedy world. Rolling Stone put him on the cover of their special comedy issue labeling him “the funniest man under 30." He recently debuted his much anticipated third hour-long stand-up special Buried Alive on Netflix in November. The special was named one of the best…

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sun 30 Nov

£33.90 / 0844 249 4300

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 27 Sep

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 28 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 4 Oct

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 128 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

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Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

People's Park, Jersey

Wed 24 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Red Raw

The Stand's spankingly good new talent night, encouraging the latest comedy stars out of the woodwork. Then maybe putting them back in afterwards.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 6 Oct

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 13 Oct

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
…and 4 more dates until 10 Nov

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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Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 23 Oct

£18 (£16) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£18 (Children £15; £15; £15) / 01489 799499

  • 19:30

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

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Blofeld and Baxter – Memories of Test Match Special

The cricket commentators talk about their careers and stories from their trips around the world.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 22 Oct

Theatre

£18.50 / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30

Burnley Mechanics

Sat 25 Oct

£18.50 (£16.50) / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

Cranleigh Arts Centre

Fri 10 Oct

£18.50 / 08456 128128

  • 20:00

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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.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Wed 24 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 25 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 26 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 91 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Bright Club: Edinburgh

The hardworking staff at Edinburgh's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Tue 28 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 25 Oct

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01665 510785

  • 19:30

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

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Edinburgh's Secret Vaudeville

A night of schmoozing, cocktailing, bopping and bedazzling. Featuring magic, character comedy, sketch, stand-up, improv, cabaret, dance and much more.

Angels' Share Hotel & Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£12–£15 / 0131 247 7000

  • 19:00 – 01:00
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Antihoot Open Stage

Anti-folk hero Lach hosts this open mic free-for-all featuring music, comedy, poetry, stories, magic and more.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 17 Nov

Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 11 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Sun 12 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Mon 29 Sep

prices vary / 01224 641122

Tue 30 Sep

prices vary / 01224 641122

Perth Concert Hall

Wed 1 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

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Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Wed 24 Sep

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Thu 23 Oct

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Wed 19 Nov

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Watford Colosseum

Wed 19 Nov

£18 / 0845 075 3993

English Comedian of the Year finalist Joel Dommett is joined by Sara Pascoe and Rob Rouse.

  • 20:00

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 30 Oct

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00

Thu 6 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00

Thu 13 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 18 Dec

Present Laughter

After the huge success of See How They Run, G and G Productions return with Noel Coward's Present Laughter.

The Dugdale Centre, Enfield

Tue 23 Sep

£16 (£14) / 020 8807 6680

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 24 Sep

£16 (£14) / 020 8807 6680

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Thu 25 Sep

£16 (£14) / 020 8807 6680

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Sep

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01204 334400

  • 20:00

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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