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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

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

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.

The Other Place, Brighton

Fri 31 Oct

£9 (£7.50) / 07800 983 290

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

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 1 Nov

£18–£22; £23–£34 inc meal; £20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£12–£16; £17–£28 inc meal; £14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £9; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy night with MC John Moloney, Sean Collins, Zoe Lyons, Jimmy McGhie and Romesh Ranganathan.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 8 Nov

£18–£22; £23–£34 inc meal; £20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£12–£16; £17–£28 inc meal; £14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £9; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy with comedians MC Gordon Southern, Paul Tonkinson, Markus Birdman, Christian Reilly and Carl Donnelly.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 15 Nov

£20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy with comedians MC Ian Coppinger, Chris McCausland, John Warburton, Phil Nichol plus a special guest.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

…and 4 more dates until 6 Dec

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 31 Oct

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

With Ray Bradshaw, John Hastings, Lloyd Griffith and Julia Sutherland.

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.

…and 5 more dates until 19 Dec back to top

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

Laughterhouse Comedy

Top stand-ups and sketch troupes hoping to get your laughter muscles working.

The Slaughterhouse, Liverpool

Sat 6 Dec

£22.95; £51.90 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

A stand-up showcase featuring Chris McCausland, Daliso Chaponda and MC Chris Cairns.

Fri 12 Dec

£22.95; £51.90 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

Gag-laden storytelling courtesy of Markus Birdman, Paul Sinha and MC Chris Cairns.

Sat 13 Dec

£22.95; £51.90 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

Intelligent humour from Paul Sinha, plus Paul Tonkinson, Markus Birdman and MC Chris Cairns.

Fri 19 Dec

£22.95; £51.90 inc meal / 0844 477 1000

Character comedy with Mick Ferry, plus Luke Toulson and MC Chris Cairns.

Sara Pascoe vs History

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 22 Nov

Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 24 Nov

Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 25 Nov

Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 26 Nov

Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wasasa Comedy Night

Hosted by the Kasengele Brothers, 'wasasa' basically translates as 'yer naw funny', however original comedians who steer clear of racism/sexism/homophobia make this a thought-provoking, creative night.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of Africa in Motion.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 29 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Thu 30 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Fri 31 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Sat 1 Nov

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

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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 31 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

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

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.

…and 4 more dates until 12 Dec

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 7 more dates until 5 Nov

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Acerbic humour from Oldham-born stand-up and writer for series two of BBC1's John Bishop's Britain, Alex Boardman. Also featuring Ste Porter and Jason Patterson.

The Cuban, Bristol

Fri 5 Dec

£20–£45 inc meal / 0870 011 1960

Comedy club with Bryan Lacey, Prince Abdi and Colin Cole. Every Friday and Saturday evenings, The Cuban Bar will be hosting our classic stand up shows. Each show features a Compere who will host your evening, and they introduce three top acts who will do their finest to make you laugh.

Sat 6 Dec

£20–£45 inc meal / 0870 011 1960

Comedy club with Bryan Lacey, Prince Abdi and Colin Cole. Every Friday and Saturday evenings, The Cuban Bar will be hosting our classic stand up shows. Each show features a Compere who will host your evening, and they introduce three top acts who will do their finest to make you laugh.

Fri 12 Dec

£25–£50 / 0870 011 1960

Comedy club with John Ryan, Chris McCausland and Tony Hendriks. Every Friday and Saturday evenings, The Cuban Bar will be hosting our classic stand up shows. Each show features a Compere who will host your evening, and they introduce three top acts who will do their finest to make you laugh.

…and 3 more dates until 20 Dec

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.

Lazy Susan: Extreme Humans

Sketch duo Lazy Susan unleash a gang of characters clawing their way back from the brink.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Thu 6 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

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Sam Simmons: Death of a Sails-Man

  • 4 stars

Soho Theatre, Token Events and the Mason Sisters @ PBJ Sam Simmons, a total windsurfing legend* is blown out to sea to suffer an existentialist mid-life crisis on the ocean. No epiphanies, no lessons learnt, just a dickhead and his wind sail. *isn’t. Prepare yourself as the master of suburban, absurdist comedy returns…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 17 Nov

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 18 Nov

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 19 Nov

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 6 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

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

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

…and 17 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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 back to top

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

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

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

The Bedford, London SW12

Fri 31 Oct

£14 / 020 8682 8940

Live stand-up performances. Line-up TBC.

Sat 1 Nov

£16 / 020 8682 8940

Stand-up show at The Bedford. Line-up TBC.

Fri 7 Nov

£14 / 020 8682 8940

Live stand-up performances. Line-up TBC.

…and 9 more dates until 6 Dec back to top