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Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning)

Joan Rivers: Quick … Before they Close the Lid

The New York diva and veteran of the stage known for her outrageous humour and dgif attitude.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 18 Oct

£30–£34.50 / 0844 800 0400

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Lakeside Leisure Complex, Camberley

Sat 13 Dec

£19.50 / 01252 836464

  • 21:30

Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone

  • 4 stars

Surreal and energetic humour from the Canadian stand-up.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Tue 30 Sep

£13 / 0292 030440

  • 21:00

Comedy with Jethro

A night of comedy with the Cornish comedian Jethro supported by Jenna Lee James.

Grosvenor Casino, Reading

Fri 29 Aug

£30 / 0118 4027800

  • 21:30 – 23:45
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The Friday Show

Fridays are awesome. So is comedy. The Stand has considered both these things.

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 12 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

Martin Mor is host, with Paul Tonkinson, Susan McCabe and John Robertson.

  • 21:00

Fri 17 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Brennett Arron, Johnny Candon, Bruce Fummey and host Bruce Devlin.

  • 21:00

Just Comedy

Weekly special guests and MC Janey Godley at this new comedy night.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Thu 4 Sep

£5 (£10 with a sharing plate and drink) / 0141 552 6165

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 11 Sep

£5 (£10 with a sharing plate and drink) / 0141 552 6165

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 18 Sep

£5 (£10 with a sharing plate and drink) / 0141 552 6165

  • 21:00 – 23:00
…and 14 more dates until 25 Dec

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

Fri 29 Aug

£19.50 / 0844 545 8282

Black Cat Cabaret

Thu 4 Sep

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

House of Burlesque

Fri 5 Sep

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

Friday Night Freakshow

…and 5 more dates until 26 Sep

Blam!

  • 5 stars
  • Directed by: Kristjan Ingimarsson

A physical theatre performance about transforming a dull workplace into an environment filled with superheroes and aliens and featuring stunts and acrobatics.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sat 30 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Cambridge Footlights: Real Feelings

The Footlights' latest touring show.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Tue 7 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Wed 8 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Thu 9 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep Is Your Love

Energetic humour, storytelling and wordplay reflecting on love, romance and heartbreak from the British writer and comedian.

Brighton Dome

Wed 22 Oct

Studio Theatre

£13 (£11) / 01273 709709

  • 21:15

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 6 Sep

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30 – 22:30

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Al Lubel In… I'm Still Al Lubel

Bob Dylan said of his last album, Tempest, that he didn't make it for the public, he made it for himself. Well, similarly, Al didn't make I'm Still Al Lubel for the public, he made it for himself. He hopes he likes it.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 19 Sep

£12.50 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Sat 20 Sep

£12.50 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

The Alternative Comedy Trio: Tony Law, Josie Long, Simon Munnery

Three of the stars of Comedy Central's acclaimed series, the Alternative Comedy Experience, join forces to each perform extended sets for a one-off night of the finest left-field comedy in the land: Tony Law, Josie Long and Simon Munnery.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 25 Sep

£15 (£14) / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:45

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

Political satire from the writer and radio regular.

Harrogate Theatre

Thu 9 Oct

Harrogate Studio Theatre

£12 / 01423 502116

  • 21:30
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Axis Of Awesome

Musical comedy from the Australian trio comprising of Jordan Raskopoulos, Lee Naimo and Benny Davis.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 13 Sep

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Baby Wants Candy: The Fully Improvised Full Band Musical

The award-winning American musical ensemble presents spontaneous music, monologues, rap and mayhem.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 29 Aug

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 22:00 – 23:30

Beating McEnroe

A play about being a younger brother and a bad loser; about competition and control, vitriol and zen. It is about rivalry and love and how they can both better us and destroy us.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 01539 725 133

  • 21:00

The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Ever changing comedy line-up

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Fri 12 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

  • 21:00

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 29 Aug

£18–£25.50; £20–£27.50; £14–£19; £23.50–£31; £19–£24 ( £13–£20.50; £9–£14; £14–£19) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up performances from Romesh Ranganathan, Chris McCausland, Brendan Dempsey, Phil Nichol and MC Gordon Southern, with some open spots.

  • 23:00

Sat 30 Aug

£18–£25.50; £20–£27.50; £14–£19; £23.50–£31; £19–£24 ( £13–£20.50; £9–£14; £14–£19) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up performances from Romesh Ranganathan, Chris McCausland, Brendan Dempsey, Phil Nichol and MC Gordon Southern, with some open spots.

  • 23:00

Fri 5 Sep

£20; £19; £23.50 (£14; £14; £14) / 0844 871 7699

Laconic observations and sardonic, deadpan gags from Ian Moore. Also featuring Paul Sinha, John Moloney and MC Mandy Knight.

  • 23:00
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The Best In Stand-Up

Big names from the circuit showing off exactly why they're performing at a night called Best in Stand-up. No pressure then.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 30 Aug

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 6 Sep

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 13 Sep

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

…and 10 more dates until 22 Nov

Big Issues: PSHE Players

The PSHE Players are here to guide you through puberty; walk in a boy and leave a man (or woman).

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sat 30 Aug

£7.45 / 020 7354 8246

Booby: A Sketch Show

Comedy performances by the Footlights' Archie Henderson and Adrian Gray, exploring the world of social unpredictability.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Thu 27 Nov

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Fri 28 Nov

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Sat 29 Nov

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Offbeat humour from the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award winner.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 3 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 4 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 5 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 21 Nov

BS: Thoughts Out Loud

  • Written by: Barry Glennon

A madcap sketch show, featuring the talents of Barry Glennon and Sian Hutchinson as they introduce a wide array of crazy characters in even crazier situations.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Fri 12 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Sat 13 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Sun 14 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30
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