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The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 5 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 12 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec

Terry Christian: Naked Confessions Of A Recovering Catholic

The debut stand-up show from the TV presenter takes a snap shot of life overlooked by an all seeing and often unforgiving God. This hilarious romp through the guilt ridden and occasionally darker realms of life is another brave step for Terry, as he brings all the maverick qualities that made him a media bete noir on The…

Beggars Theatre, Millom

Sat 6 Sep

£13 / 01229 775677

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Wed 3 Dec

£14 / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Sat 18 Oct

Pyramid

£13 / 01925 442345

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Capital Comedy Club

A night of established and new stand up comedians.

Moriarty, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£5 ticket allows you to come and go as you please / 0131 228 5558

  • 18:00 – 22:00

April in Paris

  • Directed by: John Godber
  • Written by: John Godber

A warm-hearted comedy about a married couple's first experience abroad.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 7 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Wed 8 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Thu 9 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 14 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Wed 24 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

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Breakneck Comedy

A night of comedy with open mic opportunities and a different line-up every time.

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Tue 2 Sep

£5 / 07702 305532

With Keri McAllister, Jim Smith, Graeme Pyper plus guests.

  • 20:00

Sat 6 Sep

£10 / 07702 305532

With Gary Little, Chris Henry, Ryan Dooley and Gus Lymburn.

  • 20:00

Tue 9 Sep

£5 / 07702 305532

With Jojo Sutherland, Rik Caranza, Des O Gorman plus guests.

  • 20:00
…and 32 more dates until 23 Dec

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

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 9 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 10 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Thu 11 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 14 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

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Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

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

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sun 31 Aug

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 19 Sep

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Thu 25 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 Sep

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Wed 3 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45
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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

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 20 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

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.

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

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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Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 23 Sep

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 24 Sep

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 25 Sep

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 7 more dates until 4 Oct

Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 17 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Jongleurs Comedy Club

A team of Scotland's best are primed and ready to make you miserable lot laugh.

Jongleurs, Glasgow

Fri 5 Sep

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Stu Who?, Liam Speirs, Del Strain and Raymond Mearns.

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Sep

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Stu Who?, Liam Speirs, Del Strain and Raymond Mearns.

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Billy Kirkwood, Chris Conroy, Keith Carter as Nige and Scott Agnew.

  • 20:30
…and 5 more dates until 27 Sep

Ken Dodd

Stand up and songs in Mr Dodd's 'Happiness Show', celebrating over 50 years in the business. Strap yourself in, he could be going for one of his three hour sets …

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Fri 19 Dec

£21–£23 / 01274 432000

  • 19:00

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 3 Sep

£19.50–£21.50 / 01702 351135

  • 19:00 – 23:45

Sat 13 Sep

£19.50–£21.50 / 01702 351135

  • 19:00 – 23:45

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 9 Oct

£20.50 (£19) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Fri 10 Oct

£20.50 (£19) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

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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 1 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 8 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:30
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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

prices vary / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Oct

prices vary / 01738 621031

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Kick Back Comedy

A handful of professional comedians every time.

The Boileroom, Guildford

Fri 5 Sep

£12 (Students £10) / 07784 045110

With Benjamin Crellin, Andrew Watts, Rory O’Hanlon and Debra-Jane Appelby.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

The Star Inn, Guildford

Sat 4 Oct

£12 / 07784 045110

With Brett Goldstein, Simon Feilder, Fern Brady and Kate Smurthwaite (MC).

  • 19:30 – 22:00

The Lipsinkers

Bringing the noble art of lip-synching bang up to date in this comedy cabaret.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Fri 5 Sep

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Fri 7 Nov

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8 (£6) / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00 – 02:00

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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