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The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Frank Skinner: Man In A Suit

Sharp satire and intelligent wit.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 7 Jun

£20 / 0844 873 3433

Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Josh Widdicombe: Incidentally

New show from the TV regular (The Last Leg, Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week), reflecting on his manic year.

Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth

Sat 3 May

£12 / 01654 703355

  • 22:00

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.

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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

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions. An entirely serious Shakespeare play – with an entirely shit-faced actor … Back for yet another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearian performance you'll ever see! Grab your mates, get your round sorted, and sit…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Rocky Horror Night

Steven Crawford. Join us for an outrageous evening of laughter, fishnets and corsets as we celebrate the songs and spirit of the Rocky Horror Show with dancing on the bar and tunes to shake your tail to. Ages 18+.

Frankenstein Pub, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Main Bar

Free / 0131 622 1818

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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 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

Sat 10 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison takes charge this weekend, with Seymour Mace, Steven Dick, Paul F Taylor and Daisy Earl.

  • 21:00

Sat 17 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Bruce Devlin – in all his glory – hosts Gavin Webster and Nicola Redman.

  • 21:00
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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

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

Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being removed from the Soccer AM sofa for saying a naughty word.

Brighton Dome

Sat 25 Oct

£17.50 / 01273 709709

  • 21:30

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

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 25 Apr

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

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

  • 21:00

Fri 2 May

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 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

Fri 9 May

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison takes charge this weekend, with Seymour Mace, Steven Dick, Paul F Taylor and Daisy Earl.

  • 21:00

Fri 16 May

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Bruce Devlin – in all his glory – hosts Gavin Webster and Nicola Redman.

  • 21:00
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George IV, London W4

Fri 25 Apr

£12 / 020 7221 4450

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson and Tim Clark.

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£14 / 020 7221 4450

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson and MC Tim Clark.

  • 21:00

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

Michael Mittermeier: das Blackout

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Eddie Izzard Total sell-out 2012. ‘Quick-witted…teasingly intelligent…' ★★★★ (Telegraph). Following a successful UK invasion in 2012, Germany’s top comedian returns with a new show. An insider’s guide to Earth’s final frontier: the eerie yet fascinatingly dark landscape of the…

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Nightclub

£10.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Nightclub

£10.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Nightclub

£10.50 (£9.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Vespbar Comedy Club

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

Vespbar, Glasgow

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

Sat 26 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Jojo Sutherland headlines with support from Martin Bearne, Stephen Buchanan and Sandy Boutell. Resident MC is your host.

  • 22:00 – 23:45

Fri 2 May

£10 / 0141 204 0060

John Gavin Headlines with support from Allan Park and Ben Fisher. MC Viv Gee.

  • 22:00 – 23:45
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50 Shades of Smay

Sarah-May Philo When one turns 30 it is generally agreed upon that shopping, binge eating and crying into one’s cat is just the ticket for transitioning out of those pesky 20-somethings. Sarah-May embraced all of this, then wrote a show. Join her as she explains the true meaning of being single … in Glasgow, no less.

Laughing Horse @ Bar 50, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 25 Apr

£16 / 0844 871 7699

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson, Glenn Wool, Greg Burns and MC Mandy Knight.

  • 23:00

Sat 26 Apr

£23.50; £19 / 0844 871 7699

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson, Glenn Wool, Greg Burns and MC Mandy Knight.

  • 23:00

Fri 2 May

£18; £21; £16; £23.50; £19 (£13; £10; £14) / 0844 871 7699

Lugubrious surrealism from prolific writer, renowned MC and regular member of The Comedy Store's Cutting Edge team, Mick Ferry. Also featuring Kerry Godliman, Paul Sinha, Dave Fulton and MC Alun Cochrane.

  • 23:00
…and 9 more dates until 31 May

Bridget Christie: A Bic for Her

Passionate deconstruction of everyday sexism from the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner.

Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth

Fri 2 May

£11 / 01654 703355

  • 21:00

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Enthusiastic storytelling and sharp wit from the Canadian stand-up.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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
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