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Mafia on Prozac

The Classic City Stage Company Mafia on Prozac is a dark comedy by Edward Allan Baker. On a pier in Rhode Island, two mob hitmen discuss the fate of a man they have been ordered to kill who is currently tied up in a burlap sack. Hilarity ensues as they discuss life, death and everything in between.

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£4 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 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.

Knightmare Live

Welcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. Knightmare, the cult TV show live onstage, offers you the chance, guided by top comedians, to defeat Lord Fear's dungeon: riddles, magical characters, monsters and yes, spell casting!

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 6 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 13 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 20 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

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

Damian Clark: Go Ahead, Make My Damo

Over-excited Aus comic who sold out last year's Glasgow and Edinburgh comedy festivals, so he must be good, right?

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wee Room

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wee Room

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wee Room

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Dive!

Eclectic underground queer party, blending spoken word, live music and comedy with a kaleidoscopic soundtrack and a filthy disco to finish.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

Promising music, drag, live art, performance and dancing until the drag queen is dead! Hosted by singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings, plus 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and performance and party fluffing from the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz, Shapeshifter and the flawless BANANAWOMAN! Punk-fuelled soundtrack and disco, house and electronica from the Dive resident DJs.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sun 25 May

£7 (£5) / 0131 629 4101

As the embers of Spring start to fade, let us lead you into the fiery depths of Hell with the usual devilishly-eclectic, anything-goes queer party – but with no school in the morning, hell yes!

With your infernal host: singer, video/live artist, compere and general weirdo Miss Annabel Sings.

Sinful performance and party fluffing from Dive resident 'sing-and-fling' show grrrl Cherryfox and the Dive Performance Cartel: Michelle Ma Belle, Mistress Chipz and Shapeshifter.

Disco inferno, hot house and underworld electronica until 3am.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

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

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.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Rich Hall

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Tue 10 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Wed 11 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun

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 back to top

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

The Saturday Show

Saturday night in Glasgow, and The Stand has crammed some more top acts onto a stage for you. Get in early, as it sells out every time.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£15 / 0844 335 8879

Jojo Sutherland hosts Addy Van Der Borgh, Teddy, Lynn Ruth Miller and Lee Kyle.

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£15 / 0844 335 8879

Susan Morrison hosts Carey Marx, Steven Dick and Chris Betts.

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

£15 / 0844 335 8879

Raymond Mearns storms the weekend, with Josh Howie, Dana Alexander and Neil McFarlane.

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

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - And So Am I

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre Earth's funniest footwear return with a brand new new hour of songs, sketches, socks and violence. 'Space age comedy to knock your socks off' ★★★★ (Daily Record). 'The unparalleled pinnacle of comedy puppetry' ★★★★★ (Venue.co.uk). 'Had every single audience member… laughing until…

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

The Show Offs

Comedy improvisation with a musical bent.

Thameside Theatre, Grays

Fri 23 May

£12 / 0845 300 5264

  • 22:30 – 23:30

Tom Shillue: Impossible

Tom Shillue One of the best comedy storytellers in the US, Time Out New York called Tom ‘a pioneer’ and named him ‘One of NYC's comedy linchpins’. Tom put together Impossible especially for the Fringe. Surprised that Tom had never played in the UK, Daniel Kitson recommended him, and here we are. ‘It’s when Tom Shillue…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Studio Two

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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

Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad

Award-winning Absolute Radio DJ tells tales of being a Dad.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Thu 15 May

Phone for prices / 020 7354 8246

  • 21:30

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Big Room

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 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 back to top

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

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Sat 26 Apr

£10 / 020 7424 8918

Opinionated ranting from Alistair Green.

  • 21:15

Sat 10 May

£10 / 020 7424 8918

Dry wit and comedy songs from ukulele-playing stand-up and 2010 Chortle Student Comedy Award-winner, Phil Wang.

  • 21:15

Sat 17 May

£10 / 020 7424 8918

Vitriolic humour from former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, Andrew Lawrence. Also featuring Eleanor Tiernan and Ivo Graham.

  • 21:15
…and 6 more dates until 28 Jun

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

EMX Management / Susquehanna Hats & Rational Entertainment / Mick Perrin Worldwide. Now online at Nerdist.com and an upcoming Sky Atlantic TV series. A set list contains written words that comedians use to remind them of which jokes they will do. But what if someone else wrote them an outrageous set list and they…

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Vespbar Comedy Club

Top circuit comedians who're strutting their funny stuff each weekend. MC is the marvelous Viv Gee.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Lee Kyle headlines with support from Richard Hunter, Michael Porter, Aldis Hamilton and resident MC Viv Gee.

  • 22:00 – 23:45

Sat 19 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Lee Kyle headlines with support from Richard Hunter, Peter Wood, Gregor Wappler and resident MC Viv Gee.

  • 22:00 – 23:45

Fri 25 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Jojo Sutherland headlines with support from Martin Bearne, Gary Meikle and Gregg Wilson. Resident MC is your host.

  • 22:00 – 23:45
…and 5 more dates until 10 May

Yacine Belhousse: Made in France

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Eddie Izzard Cosmopolitan Frenchman Yacine Belhousse is at the forefront of a new generation of comedy currently burgeoning in Paris. The Parisian stand-up who opened for Eddie Izzard on his recent French tour is coming to Edinburgh to perform an all-English show for the first…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top