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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

Ahmed Ahmed: Ahmedica

The Egyptian-American comedian offers his thoughts and opinions on a range of topics, including racism and his attempts at dating whilst in his forties.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 14 Oct

Downstairs

£10–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Oct

Downstairs

£10–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 16 Oct

Downstairs

£10–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 1 Nov

10.10.10

Award-winning sketch duo Max and Ivan present ten stand-up performers to celebrate Artsdepot's 10th birthday, each performer ten minute sets.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 10 Oct

£10 / 020 8369 5454

  • 20:00

The 2014 UK Women In Comedy Festival Launch Night

The opening night for the second ever UK Women in Comedy festival will take place on Sat 11th October 2014 at Bangkok Bar in Manchester hosted by Janey Godley with Zoe Lyons, Kate Smurthwaite, Lesley Kershaw, Amy Vreeke, Ms B Haver and Jana Kennedy

Bangkok Bar & Restuarant, Manchester

Sat 11 Oct

£10

  • 20:00 – 23:00

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

  • 19:45
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300 To 1

A schoolboy re-enacts the macho homoerotic war film 300 in his bedroom with Wilfred Owen as his Homeric scribe. Presented by Panesh Prods. Directed by award-winning Gareth Armstrong and written and performed by Matt Panesh.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Thu 2 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

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

Wed 10 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30
…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

  • 19:45

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

  • 19:45

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

Seven Dials Club, London WC2H

Sat 4 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Observational humour with laddish charm courtesy of Chris Martin, plus Robert White.

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sat 11 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Scottish-born stand-up Stephen Carlin, who is a font of knowledge about international snooker, holds court in the company of Robert White.

  • 20:30 – 22:30
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99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Thu 2 Oct

£12; £9 adv / 07760 488119

Blokish humour and embarrassing confessions from Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly, plus Brett Goldstein, Luke Toulson and Rhys James.

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Fri 3 Oct

£15; £12.50 adv / 07760 488119

Surreal and imaginative flight of fantasy from Spencer Brown, plus Marlon Davis and Nick Revell.

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sat 4 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Surreal and imaginative flight of fantasy from Spencer Brown, plus Marlon Davis and Nick Revell.

  • 20:30 – 22:30
…and 18 more dates until 30 Oct

Ku Bar, London WC2H

Mon 6 Oct

£10; £5 adv / 020 7437 4303

Three top stand-ups from the circuit.

  • 20:00

Mon 13 Oct

£10; £5 adv / 020 7437 4303

Three top stand-ups from the circuit.

  • 20:00

The Penthouse, London WC2H

Sat 4 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Comedy miserablist Andrew Lawrence revels in the dark side of human nature, plus Bob Mills.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Sat 11 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Cheeky chappy Brett Goldstein shares anecdotes from his eventful life, plus Bob Mills and emotionally volatile songbird Loretta Maine.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 5 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 020 7437 1540

Wry observations on modern life courtesy of Joel Dommett, plus Amused Moose Laugh Off winner Pierre Novellie.

  • 20:30

Sun 12 Oct

£15; £12 adv / 020 7437 1540

Impish eccentricity courtesy of London-based stand-up Caroline Mabey, plus Tom Webb and Sean Mcloughlin.

  • 20:30

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it Five Times a Day

Social and cultural observations from the British-Pakistani stand-up.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 8 Nov

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00
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Abandoman

The Irish comedian performs quick-thinking freestyle songs from the audience's suggestions. With Donal Vaughan and resident compere Colin Murphy.

Queen's Students' Union, Belfast

Wed 8 Oct

£6 / 028 9097 3106

  • 21:00

Abigail’s Party

  • Directed by: Suba Das
  • Written by: Mike Leigh

It's 1977. Beverly, former beautician and devout Tom Jones fan, is throwing a little party for her neighbours: newlyweds Tony and Angela, and divorcee Sue…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 17 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Sat 18 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Mon 20 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45
…and 17 more dates until 8 Nov

Absolutely Improv-Able: And Phil Wang: Mellow Yellow: A Comedy Double-Bill

Improv group Absolutely Improv-able present their latest performance and stand-up from confident, laid back and nerdy Phil Wang, presenting his new show called Mellow Yellow.

The Drayton Arms Theatre, London SW5

Mon 13 Oct

£10 / 020 7835 2301

New material performed by Absolutely Improv-able along with stand-up from laid back and nerdy up-and-comer Phil Wang.

  • 20:00

Mon 10 Nov

£10 / 020 7835 2301

  • 20:00

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

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

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

Union Chapel, London N1

Sat 6 Dec

£20.25–£22.50 / 020 7226 1686

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Adam Buxton: BUG: XL Recordings Special

BUG regular host Adam Buxton presents a showcase of the past 25 years of the highly-respected British independent label's diverse roster of artists, among them The Prodigy, White Stripes, Radiohead, Basement Jaxx, Dizzee Rascal, and M.I.A.

Norwich Playhouse

Thu 2 Oct

£16.50 (£12) / 01603 598598

  • 20:00

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

Wed 8 Oct

Phone for availability / 020 7424 8918

  • 20:15

Mon 13 Oct

Phone for availability / 020 7424 8918

  • 20:15

Tue 14 Oct

Phone for availability / 020 7424 8918

  • 20:15

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

  • 19:30

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 19:30

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

The Admirable Crichton

J M Barrie's comic play about an aristocratic family and their servants stranded on a dessert island and forced to rethink the social order.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Fri 3 Oct

£15–£32.50 / 01796 484626

  • 20:00

Thu 9 Oct

£15–£32.50 / 01796 484626

  • 20:00

Wed 15 Oct

£15–£32.50 / 01796 484626

  • 20:00

Adrian Knight

Demonstrating his unique ability to control the human mind and showcasing brand new material from his upcoming sky comedy hypnosis television series, this is a show not to be missed.

Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

Sat 8 Nov

Auditorium

£12 / 028 8224 7831

  • 20:00
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