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Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate

The very best of Gilded Balloon hole up in Drygate each Friday, which means you get to indulge in craft beer and comedy – a winning combination.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Fri 7 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Scott Agnew, Rob Rouse, Russell Hicks and Chris Forbes.

Fri 14 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Ray Bradshaw, Marcel Lucont, Vladimir McTavish and Gareth Waugh.

Fri 21 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Mickey Dwyer, Romesh Ranganathan, Steve Shanyaski and Bec Hill.

…and 4 more dates until 19 Dec

Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 14 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Fri 21 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Thu 27 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

The Friday Show

Friday night sparkles with the promise of comedy in a basement, courtesy of those good folk at The Stand. Hurrah!

The Stand, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

Fri 14 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With David Fulton, Ria Lina and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

Fri 21 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Mark Maier, Dylan Moran (sneaky!), Suzi Ruffell and hosted by Scott Agnew.

…and 3 more dates until 12 Dec

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

Freeze! Tim Key & Tom Basden

Tim Key and Tom Basden re-assemble their ritualistic double act to recite poetry, sing songs, shout and guzzle lager.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 22 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 23 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

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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 1 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Janey Godley, Stu and Garry and host Joe Heenan.

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

Sat 15 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With David Fulton, Ria Lina and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

Buddhism: Is It Just For Losers?

Inventive clowning from Matt Rudkin.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

Sat 8 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

Macabredy

A fusion of thrillers and comedy in this collection of short plays and sketches.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sat 1 Nov

Theatre Bar

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 21:30 – 23:00 Macabredy Hen & Chickens, London

Tom Neenan: The Haunting At Lopham House

  • 4 stars
  • Written by: Tom Neenan

A ghoulish comedy drama set in 1902, telling the story of a London accountant's assistant who is tasked with investigating some ghostly goings on.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

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

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Sheffield City Hall

Fri 7 Nov

£16 / 0114 278 9789

Comedy club with Toby Foster, R David, Larry Deane and Wes Zaharuk. Definitely gives one of the zaniest shows on the market complete with props. If you like to laugh you won't want to miss this comic, who credits his comic roots to his parents, in action.

Sat 8 Nov

£16 / 0114 278 9789

Comedy club with Toby Foster, R David, Larry Deane and Wes Zaharuk. Definitely gives one of the zaniest shows on the market complete with props. If you like to laugh you won't want to miss this comic, who credits his comic roots to his parents, in action.

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 1 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Pete Johansson, Mike Gunn, Tony Jameson and host Scott Agnew.

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Dylan Moran, Quincy and hosted by Martin Mor.

Sat 15 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Karl Spain, Diane Spencer and hosted by Kevin Shepherd.

…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

  • 3 stars

If Tony hadn't spent about 20 years of his life playing Football Manager he'd probably have achieved a whole lot more. Thankfully he didn't, otherwise there'd be no show tonight.

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 4 Nov

£8 (£6.50) / 0161 832 3605

The Best In Stand Up

Exactly what it says on the tin – The Comedy Store presents its best stand ups.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Sat 1 Nov

£23.50; £17.50 / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up with Carey Marx, Jo Caulfield, Carl Donnelly, Prince Abdi plus open spot and MC Ian Moore.

Fri 7 Nov

£20 / 0844 871 7699

Observational stand-up with Marlon Davis, Jarred Christmas, Roger Monkhouse, Dave Fulton and MC Ian Coppinger.

Sat 8 Nov

£23.50; £17.50 / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up with Marlon Davis, Jarred Christmas, Roger Monkhouse, Dave Fulton and MC Ian Coppinger.

…and 8 more dates until 20 Dec

Best of Vespbar Virgins

Graham Barrie hosts the best of the up-and-coming talent showcased at the regular Vespbar Virgins night.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£5 / 0141 204 0060

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ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Sat 1 Nov

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Massive Dad

One hour of sketches and jokes.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Wed 5 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

  • 21:00 – 22:00 Massive Dad Pleasance Theatre, London

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 8 Nov

£10 / 0844 873 3433

Abigoliah Schamaun: It's Pronounced Abigoliah Schamaun

The New York comedian returns with a new bundle of saucy tales. This world-travelling, fast-talking, confirmed bachelor of a woman considers her past and present where nothing is off limits! Featured in The List's Top 5 Upcoming Female Comics, and Funny Women Best Show nominee 2013.

Museum Of Comedy, London WC1A

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 020 7534 1744

Sat 22 Nov

£10 / 020 7534 1744

Al Lubel, Paddy Lennox, Keith Platt, Tania Edwards, David Mulholland @ Soho Comedy Club!

Stand-up with Al Lubel, Paddy Lennox, Keith Platt, David Mulholland and Tania Edwards.

The Prince Of Wales, London WC2B

Fri 21 Nov

£12.50–£16.50; £12 adv

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Alan Francis, Anil Desai, Rob Deb, David Mulholland @ Soho Comedy Club!

A night of stand-up featuring headliner Alan Francis with support from Anil Desai, Rob Deb and David Mulholland.

The Prince Of Wales, London WC2B

Sat 6 Dec

£12.50–£16.50; £12 adv

Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 11 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 12 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 13 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

Amadeus Martin: God Created Brixton

Observational stand-up exploring urban myths.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Fri 28 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Sat 29 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Sun 30 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Andy Kind - Chortle Comedy Book Festival

The Gig Delusion is a laugh-out-loud novel set against the backdrop of the UK comedy circuit as Andy is given the challenge of performing a gig in every English county in 10 weeks.

The Colonel Fawcett, London NW1

Tue 11 Nov

£4 (£3) / 020 8549 9790

Arthur Smith

A Christmas comedy night featuring stand-up from the comedian and broadcaster, known for TV appearances on Grumpy Old Men and three series of Arthur Smith's Balham Bash for Radio 4.

The Drayton Court, London W13

Wed 10 Dec

£15 / 020 8997 1019

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