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Rhys Nicholson: Eurgh

Following sold out international tours and award wins, Australia's besuited degenerate Rhys Nicholson returns with a new show, new suits and an inflatable llama. The llama has context in the show. You'll see… you'll all see. This is filth with heart, vulgarity with meaning. This is Rhys Nicholson, the comedian you deserve.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 2 Sep

£10; £15 (£12.50; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00

Wed 3 Sep

£10; £15 (£12.50; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00

Thu 4 Sep

£10; £15 (£12.50; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

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

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

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

Jason Byrne: You Name the Show

Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leaderboard on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.

Brighton Dome

Sat 18 Oct

£17.50 / 01273 709709

  • 21:30
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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 6 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

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 6 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

There's Bruce Devlin, Neil Dougan, Damian Clark and Rich Wilson making you laugh this weekend.

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

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

  • 21:00

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

It's Raymond Mearns' turn to host the weekend – and he's accompanied by Janey Godley, Alex Broadman and Rory O'Hanlan.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 18 Oct

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 12 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend, with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Carey Marx, James Dowdeswell and Stephen Halkett.

  • 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 17 Oct

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

Greg Proops is the Smartest Man in the World

The Proopdog brings his podcast to the festival, promising an hour of satire, biting wit and inevitable tangents. An intimate night with a comedy legend.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sun 19 Oct

Downstairs

£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

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James Acaster: Recognise

  • 3 stars

Whimsical stand-up.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 28 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Oct

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 4 more dates until 2 Nov

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

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

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.

  • 21:00

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.

  • 21:00

Rhys Nicholson: Eurgh

Underbelly Productions in association with Century Entertainment Following sold out international tours and award wins, Australia's besuited degenerate Rhys Nicholson returns with a new show, new suits and an inflatable llama. The llama has context in the show. You'll see… you'll all see. This is filth with heart…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 2 Sep

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 3 Sep

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 4 Sep

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

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The Thursday Show

Comedy will be firing at you with all cylinders this weekend, so why not give into it all and allow the Stand to take you under its wing with hilarious acts left, right and centre?

The Stand, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

  • 21:00

Thu 11 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Thu 18 Sep

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend, with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 16 Oct

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

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 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

Sat 6 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

Fri 12 Sep

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

Smart observations and social and political anecdotes from former architecture student and 2011 Black Comedy Awards Best Young Comic winner, Nathan Caton. Also featuring Steve Gribbin, Markus Birdman, Prince Abdi and MC Justin Moorhouse.

  • 23:00
…and 14 more dates until 20 Dec

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 6 Sep

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 13 Sep

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

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