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Club Fandango Comedy Night

Comedy club night with three of best comedians from the UK comedy circuit with special offers on the night.

Annabel's Cabaret & Discotheque, Plymouth

Thu 11 Dec

£10; £8 adv / 01752 260555

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

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

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 28 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, Mark Nelson, Sean Percival and Larry Dean.

Fri 5 Dec

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

With Scott Agnew, Stuart Goldsmith, Rhys James and Chris Forbes.

Fri 12 Dec

£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, Benny Boot and Fern Brady.

Fri 19 Dec

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

With Zoe Lyons, Felicity Ward, Michael Fabbri and Harriet Dyer.

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

Tue 25 Nov

£16.50–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 26 Nov

£16.50–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Nov

£16.50–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 7 more dates until 6 Dec back to top

Sara Pascoe vs History

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

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 25 Nov

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Wed 26 Nov

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Mon 16 Feb 2015

Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

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 28 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Gary Little, Lloyd Langford, Elaine Malcolmson and hosted by Mrs Barbara Nice.

Fri 5 Dec

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Paul Sinha, Chris Forbes, Susie McCabe and hosted by Joe Heenan.

Fri 12 Dec

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Dylan Moran, Chris Martin, Eleanor Morton and hosted by Jojo Sutherland.

Nish Kumar: Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity

  • 4 stars

Phil McIntyre Entertainments Depending on your opinion, Nish Kumar is either ‘a comedian on the up’ (Times) or ‘a comedian I've never heard of’ (You). That's subjectivity in action. A stand-up comedy show for people who like stand-up comedy shows. As seen on The Alternative Comedy Experience and Live at the Comedy…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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 21 Feb 2015

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap

The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Wed 23 Sep 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Thu 24 Sep 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

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Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 27 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 2 Feb 2015

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

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 29 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Mick Ferry, Steve Shanyaski and hosted by Raymond Mearns.

Sat 6 Dec

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Fred MacAulay, Tommy Rawson, Jay Lafferty and hosted by Billy Kirkwood.

Sat 13 Dec

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Bruce Morton, Jarlath Regan, Jonny Pelham and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

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 27 Nov

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Gary Little, Lloyd Langford, Elaine Malcolmson and hosted by Mrs Barbara Nice.

Thu 4 Dec

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Paul Sinha, Chris Forbes, Susie McCabe and hosted by Joe Heenan.

Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£17 / 0844 871 7648

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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 29 Nov

£20; £26–£40 inc meals (£14; £10) / 0870 593 2932

Upbeat humour from Phoenix Nights actor Justin Moorhouse, with Carey Marx, Pierre Hollins, Scott and MC Imran Yusuf.

Fri 5 Dec

£18–£24; £45 inc meal christmas; £23–£38 inc meal (£12; £9) / 0870 593 2932

Stand-up with MC Mandy Knight, Steve Harris, Addy Van Der Borgh and Rob Deering.

Sat 6 Dec

£20–£26; £25–£42 inc meal (£14; £10) / 0870 593 2932

Observational stand-up with Steve Harris, Addy Van Der Borgh and Rob Deering, plus MC Mandy Knight.

…and 12 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Glasgow Gong Show

Anyone at all can take to the stage tonight and see if they can go the full five minutes against the vicious red cards given to the audience. A light-hearted night of fun and a chance to try out new material. Hosted by Graham Mackie.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

£5 / 0141 332 2159

Jake O'Kane: Tongue-Lashing

Political comedy from the star of BBC NI's The Blame Game.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Sat 13 Dec

£16.50 / 02837 521821

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

The Watering Hole, Perranporth

Sat 13 Dec

£22 / 01872 572888

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 29 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Gary Little, Lloyd Langford, Elaine Malcolmson and hosted by Mrs Barbara Nice.

Sat 6 Dec

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Paul Sinha, Chris Forbes, Susie McCabe and hosted by Joe Heenan.

Sat 13 Dec

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Dylan Moran, Chris Martin, Eleanor Morton and hosted by Jojo Sutherland.

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Scott Capurro: Islamahomophobia

  • 3 stars

After his mother's death Capurro is questioning everything, so this show tackles weighty subjects, from gay marriage to the Koran, in a manner that's probably best kept to those less easily offended.

The King's Arms, Salford

Fri 28 Nov

Theatre

£12 / 0161 832 3605

501 Things I Do In My Bedroom

A fast paced comedy set in the chaos of a young woman's bedroom. As she delves into the pile, she discovers things about herself she never knew.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Mon 1 Dec

£6.50 / 020 7482 4857

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

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

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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