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Francesco De Carlo: Italians Do It Later

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Eddie Izzard British debut of an award-winning Roman comedian and radio personality. Francesco will guide you on a hysterical journey through politics, love, sex, food, laziness and other Italian specialities. Whatever you think about Italians, he will make you change your…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew: Work In Progress

Subversive and deconstructive humour as the stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring works on new material.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Tue 10 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Wed 11 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45
…and 8 more dates until 21 Jun

The Show Offs

Comedy improvisation with a musical bent.

Thameside Theatre, Grays

Fri 23 May

£12 / 0845 300 5264

  • 22:30 – 23:30

Bobby Mair: Obviously Adopted

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 8 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 9 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

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Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana Sit in a Fifty-Seater around Midnight and Provide the Commentary to Bad Wrestling Matches

  • 3 stars

Rarely has there been a title that more accurately describes a show than this one.

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Stand in the Square

£8 / 0131 529 5585

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Jonny & The Baptists: The Stop UKIP Tour

Surreal musical satire from the comedy-blues band.

Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London WC2H

Mon 21 Jul

£5 / 020 7240 6283

  • 21:30

Wed 23 Jul

£5 / 020 7240 6283

  • 21:30

Thu 24 Jul

£5 / 020 7240 6283

  • 21:30

Kyle Kinane

Sharp storytelling from the American stand-up.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 8 Jul

Soho Downstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 disabled; £12.50 under 26s; £20; £17.50 disabled; £17.50 under 26s ( £12.50; £12.50; £12.50; £17.50; £17.50; £17.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:30

Wed 9 Jul

Soho Downstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 disabled; £12.50 under 26s; £20; £17.50 disabled; £17.50 under 26s ( £12.50; £12.50; £12.50; £17.50; £17.50; £17.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:30

Thu 10 Jul

Soho Downstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 disabled; £12.50 under 26s; £20; £17.50 disabled; £17.50 under 26s ( £12.50; £12.50; £12.50; £17.50; £17.50; £17.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 13 Jul

London Wonderground

A smorgasbord of curiosities back for its third year at the Southbank Centre. Highlights include headline show LIMBO, as well as your fair share of cabaret, comedy and theatre.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Tue 13 May

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

The Tiger Lillies - Live in Concert

Wed 14 May

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

The Tiger Lillies - Live in Concert

Thu 15 May

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

The Tiger Lillies - Live in Concert

…and 36 more dates until 26 Sep

Pete Johansson: Several Jokes

Mick Perrin Worldwide Edinburgh favourite Pete Johansson returns this year with Several Jokes. Nuanced and layered, provocative and silly, all in one spectacular examination of his various fears and faults that enlighten the spirit and educate the soul. Plus there's animal talk. Age category: 16+

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Saturday Show

Saturday nights à la Stand are normally a sold out affair so it's worth booking in advance and getting in early for the edibles. (Food. Not ladies.)

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£15 / 0131 558 7272

That Bruce Devlin hosts this weekend, with Steve Gribbin, Parrot and Angela Barnes.

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Stu Murphy is all over this weekend, bringing with him Addy Van Der Borgh, Stuart Mitchell and Abi Roberts.

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Joe Heenan takes on hosting duties, and this weekend it's Gary Little, Caimh McDonnell, Angie McEvoy and Rosie Wilby.

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 17 May

4 Good Comedians

Sharp wit and inventive gags from Dan Mitchell.

Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor

Sat 19 Apr

£8 ( £7) / 01248 355444

  • 21:00

7th Birthday Party (Norfolk & Norwich Festival) (Over 18s)

Bourgeois & Maurice. Hedonistic revelry with toe-tapping piano pop-beats from the UK's sharpest, darkest musical siblings.

Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Wed 21 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

Thu 22 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

Fri 23 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 19 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Musical comedy from London-based stand-up and Musical Comedy Awards finalist 2011, Carly Smallman. Also featuring Simon Feilder and Inder Manocha.

  • 21:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Offbeat and surreal humour from the 2010 winner of the Malcolm Hardee Award For Comic Originality, Robert White.

  • 21:30

Sat 3 May

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Intelligent wit and sharp cultural observations from British-Asian stand-up Inder Manocha. Also featuring Harriet Kemsley.

  • 21:30

About a Heist

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist in this bizarre, dark comedy. Presented by Second Impression.

The Lectern, Brighton

Wed 14 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Thu 15 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Fri 16 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Sat 17 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00
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Adam of the Riches

Tigco Out of the ruins, out from the wreckage… 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit! ★★★★★ (Independent), ★★★★★ (Telegraph), ★★★★★ (Scotsman), ★★★★★ (Time Out), ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk), ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy And Little Else!

A solo performance exploring the rules and rhetoric about rape, resulting in a controversial comedy.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 14 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy. Laughter-packed, legendary, unmissable, and with a splendid new roost and shiny image, Afterhours will delight you by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups (sometimes so famous we can't name them in advance). Afterhours also hand-picks the very best emerging fledgling…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Air and Breathe Presents:

We're issuing Dartford with severe flood warnings for over the Easter Period. Not just the usual April Showers but an extreme case of moisture. This Easter Thursday Dapper Laughs will be live at Air and Breathe DARTFORD.

Air & Breathe, Dartford

Thu 17 Apr

£5 / 01322 222423

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Amirite?

Observational humour and affable wit from Ben Pope. Also featuring Archie Henderson, Milo Edwards and Charlie Palmer.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Fri 16 May

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Award nominee and star of the Edinburgh Fringe, Andrew Maxwell returns for just 12 shows, with a fantastic new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. As seen on BBC’s Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, RTE’s The Panel and so…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Andy Zaltzman: Cricket Vs. The World

The comedian, well known from BBC Radio 4's Political Animal, performs.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 1 May

£15.50–£20.50 (£14) / 0844 545 8282

  • 21:00

The Angina Monologue

Doug Devaney's one man show is a tale of booze, bacon and the BBC Breakfast sofa. Join this bad patient on a comic journey from cardiac ward through rehab to media stardom and beyond, picking up a ukulele and Barbara Windsor on the way.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Tue 20 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Wed 21 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Thu 22 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

…and 2 more dates until 24 May

Ani Mru-Mru

Satirical humour from the Polish comedy trio.

The Dancehouse, Manchester

Fri 20 Jun

£19 / 0161 237 9753

  • 22:00
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