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Bobby Mair: Obviously Adopted

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 8 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 9 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

4 Good Comedians

Sharp wit and inventive gags from Dan Mitchell.

Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor

Sat 19 Apr

£8 ( £7) / 01248 355444

  • 21:00

7th Birthday Party (Norfolk & Norwich Festival) (Over 18s)

Bourgeois & Maurice. Hedonistic revelry with toe-tapping piano pop-beats from the UK's sharpest, darkest musical siblings.

Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich

Wed 21 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

Thu 22 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

Fri 23 May

£16

  • 22:00 – 01:00

The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 19 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Musical comedy from London-based stand-up and Musical Comedy Awards finalist 2011, Carly Smallman. Also featuring Simon Feilder and Inder Manocha.

  • 21:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Offbeat and surreal humour from the 2010 winner of the Malcolm Hardee Award For Comic Originality, Robert White.

  • 21:30

Sat 3 May

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Intelligent wit and sharp cultural observations from British-Asian stand-up Inder Manocha. Also featuring Harriet Kemsley.

  • 21:30

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
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Adam of the Riches

Tigco Out of the ruins, out from the wreckage… 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal bullshit! ★★★★★ (Independent), ★★★★★ (Telegraph), ★★★★★ (Scotsman), ★★★★★ (Time Out), ★★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk), ★★★★★ (Fest). Age category: 16+

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy And Little Else!

A solo performance exploring the rules and rhetoric about rape, resulting in a controversial comedy.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 14 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy. Laughter-packed, legendary, unmissable, and with a splendid new roost and shiny image, Afterhours will delight you by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups (sometimes so famous we can't name them in advance). Afterhours also hand-picks the very best emerging fledgling…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Central

£12.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 23 Aug

Air and Breathe Presents:

We're issuing Dartford with severe flood warnings for over the Easter Period. Not just the usual April Showers but an extreme case of moisture. This Easter Thursday Dapper Laughs will be live at Air and Breathe DARTFORD.

Air & Breathe, Dartford

Thu 17 Apr

£5 / 01322 222423

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Amirite?

Observational humour and affable wit from Ben Pope. Also featuring Archie Henderson, Milo Edwards and Charlie Palmer.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Fri 16 May

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Andrew Maxwell: Hubble Bubble

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Award nominee and star of the Edinburgh Fringe, Andrew Maxwell returns for just 12 shows, with a fantastic new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. As seen on BBC’s Live at The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, RTE’s The Panel and so…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Andy Zaltzman: Cricket Vs. The World

The comedian, well known from BBC Radio 4's Political Animal, performs.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 1 May

£15.50–£20.50 (£14) / 0844 545 8282

  • 21:00

The Angina Monologue

Doug Devaney's one man show is a tale of booze, bacon and the BBC Breakfast sofa. Join this bad patient on a comic journey from cardiac ward through rehab to media stardom and beyond, picking up a ukulele and Barbara Windsor on the way.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Tue 20 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Wed 21 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Thu 22 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

…and 2 more dates until 24 May

Ani Mru-Mru

Satirical humour from the Polish comedy trio.

The Dancehouse, Manchester

Fri 20 Jun

£19 / 0161 237 9753

  • 22:00
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The Art Of Falling Apart

Big Wow return with their sell-out show about out-of-sorts people living out-of-kilter lives.

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Mon 28 Jul

£8 / 0151 709 4988

  • 21:15 – 22:15

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 19 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 4 Jul

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

The Bedford, London SW12

Fri 18 Apr

£14; £16 (£11; £13) / 020 8682 8940

Droll storytelling and sharp, intelligent observations from the two-time winner of the Best Live Performer award at London Comedy Festival, John Moloney. Also featuring Dave Fulton, Josh Howie and John Mann.

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Sat 19 Apr

£14; £16 (£11; £13) / 020 8682 8940

Droll storytelling and sharp, intelligent observations from the two-time winner of the Best Live Performer award at London Comedy Festival, John Moloney. Also featuring Dave Fulton, Josh Howie and John Mann.

  • 21:00 – 02:00

Fri 25 Apr

£14; £16 (£11; £13) / 020 8682 8940

Sharp observational humour about life as a Northern bloke, Father and Manchester United fan, from Scarborough-born stand-up Paul Tonkinson. Also featuring Gavin Webster, Alan Francis and Imran Yusuf.

  • 21:00 – 02:00
…and 3 more dates until 3 May

Bedford Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

Bedford Corn Exchange

Fri 25 Apr

Harpur Suite

£13; £12 adv / 01234 325358

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

  • 21:00

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 18 Apr

£16–£21 (£10–£15) / 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 19 Apr

£19 / 0844 871 7699

Deadpan observational humour from 2010 Chortle Breakthrough Act nominee, Pete Johansson. Also featuring Andrew Ryan, Alistair Barrie and MC Ben Norris.

  • 23:00

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
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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 19 Apr

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 26 Apr

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 3 May

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

…and 28 more dates until 22 Nov

Beth Vyse: Going Dark!

Surreal character comedy from the Stoke-On-Trent-born stand-up and actress.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 27 May

Soho Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00

Bill Bellamy: Ladies Night Out

Sharp and edgy urban wit.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Sat 28 Jun

£25–£35 / 020 8985 2424

  • 21:30

Boat Benefit: Zincbar

In the 90s Brighton's misfits came to perform acts of wildly fluctuating quality. Unconventional, unpredictable, Zincbar was an unforgettable experience. For one night only and a good cause - to raise money for the late Adrian Bunting's legacy boat.

The Famous Spiegeltent & Garden, Brighton

Fri 23 May

£15

  • 21:00 – 23:00
  • 23:00 – 02:00

Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits

Bourgeois & Maurice are coming to Brighton with their critically-acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe hit, Sugartits. Somewhere between comedy, cabaret and a goth-pop-catwalk nightmare this is one of international cabaret's darkest, sharpest and funniest acts.

The Famous Spiegeltent & Garden, Brighton

Sun 4 May

£15 (£12)

  • 21:00 – 22:15
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