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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 24 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, Tiff Stevenson, Nathaniel Metcalfe and Chris Macarthur-Boyd.

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.

…and 6 more dates until 19 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

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

F-Holes

Take sketch comedy, add an orchestra, and you've pretty much got what F-Holes is all about.

Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 4186

  • 21:00 – 22:30 F-Holes Paradise Palms, Edinburgh

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 24 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Mick Ferry, Matt Green and host Susan Morrison.

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.

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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.

Brighton Dome

Thu 23 Oct

£17.50 / 01273 709709

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 25 Oct

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Mick Ferry, Matt Green and host Susan Morrison.

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.

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 25 Oct

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Martin Mor, Henry Paker and host Susan Morrison.

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.

Sara Pascoe vs History

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

Brighton Dome

Fri 24 Oct

£13 / 01273 709709

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

Craig Hill: Give Him an Inch …

High camp buffoonery from the kilted comedian.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£16 (£12) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

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Horror Souk

This Halloween, a new kind of market is coming to The Moor: Horror Souk. Here, in a cavernous long forgotten shopping complex, you can buy fear, frights and freak outs. Featuring 8 brand new pieces of immersive performance by emerging artists.

The Moor, Sheffield

Fri 31 Oct

£5 (£4)

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (£4)

Mon 3 Nov

£5 (£4)

…and 17 more dates until 22 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

Romesh Ranganathan: Rom Wasn't Built in a Day

  • 4 stars

Sharp observational comedy and sardonic wit from the vegan comic and regular panelist on Mock The Week.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 2 Dec

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 3 Dec

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 4 Dec

Downstairs

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 6 Dec

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 23 Oct

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Mick Ferry, Matt Green and host Bruce Devlin.

Thu 6 Nov

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

Thu 13 Nov

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

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

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

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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

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

Become Ben Target

Ben Target is perfect. Bathe in his glory. Turn as he weeps. Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee. Winner, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year.

The Other Place, Brighton

Sat 25 Oct

£9 (£7.50) / 07800 983 290

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

The Comedy Club Derby

The Comedy Club Derby at Derby County FC on Saturday 1st November. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.

Pride Park Stadium, Derby

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 01332 667532

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David Elms: Nurture Boy

  • 4 stars

Musical comedy and inventive wit from the former BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards semi-finalist.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Tue 18 Nov

£6 (£5) / 020 7424 8918

DIY Horror Play - le Grand Guignol Resurrected

A spooky bilingual horror, performed in French and English, which looks at the notorious plays performed at Parisian theatre, Grand Guignol.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Fri 7 Nov

£14 / 020 7258 2925

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

The Friday Show

Fridays are awesome. So is comedy. The Stand has considered both these things.

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Martin Mor, Henry Paker and host Susan Morrison.

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

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