After 9pm, Comedy

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England Away

An upfront, comic play about passion, patriotism and 'Englishness', set in 2001, the night before England thrash Germany 5-1 and four England fans meet for the first time on a campsite in Munich.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Thu 24 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 01206 573948

  • 21:00

Andrew O'Neill: Heavy Metal – A History

Inventive, offbeat humour and intelligent wit from the vegan, amateur occultist and member of steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Knightmare Live

Welcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. Knightmare, the cult TV show live onstage, offers you the chance, guided by top comedians, to defeat Lord Fear's dungeon: riddles, magical characters, monsters and yes, spell casting!

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 6 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 13 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 20 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre: Socks In Space

Songs, sketches, falsetto and violence, laced with a sci-fi theme from the ever popular Sock Puppets.

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Sportsmans

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Pete Johansson: Several Jokes

Mick Perrin Worldwide Edinburgh favourite Pete Johansson returns this year with Several Jokes. Nuanced and layered, provocative and silly, all in one spectacular examination of his various fears and faults that enlighten the spirit and educate the soul. Plus there's animal talk. Age category: 16+

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Beneath

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

James Mullinger: How A Middle Class Feminist Fell in Love With Danny Dyer

Warm wit and autobiographical anecdotes from the circuit regular.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Mon 3 Nov

£6.50 (£5) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Tue 4 Nov

£6.50 (£5) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Wed 5 Nov

£6.50 (£5) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

House Of Blakewell's House Party

  • Directed by: Jennifer Fletcher

30s styled house ('hice'?) from the duo of Harry Blake and Alice Keedwell.

Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

Fri 2 May

Phone for prices, prices to be confirmed in February 2014 / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

Phone for prices, prices to be confirmed in February 2014 / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Sat 31 May

Phone for prices, prices to be confirmed in February 2014 / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Sun 1 Jun

Phone for prices, prices to be confirmed in February 2014 / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

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

Jason Byrne in You Name the Show

Phil McIntyre Entertainments It’s January and I’m asked, as I’m asked each year, ‘What’s the name of your show Jason?’ ‘You mean the one that will be on in August and by the time I get there my show content will have changed at least 546 times?’ ‘Yes’ they say. So I’ve asked the audience to name the show and that’s…

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Jem Brookes: Punusual

Jem Brookes / Free Festival Fresh from Dave's inaugural UK Pun Championships at Leicester Comedy Festival, a show that has no personal revelations or over-arching theme, just lots of silly puns and jokes. ‘Affably natured, so at home that the show seems reminiscent of an embarrassing dad proclaiming his best puns at a…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

The Cuban, Bristol

Fri 25 Apr

£12; £15 / 0870 011 1960

Contemporary stand-up and improvisations from 2013 Loaded LAFTA nominee for Best Newcomer, Luisa Omielan. Also featuring Caimh McDonnell, Kane Brown and Stu Who?

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£12; £15 / 0870 011 1960

Contemporary stand-up and improvisations from 2013 Loaded LAFTA nominee for Best Newcomer, Luisa Omielan. Also featuring Caimh McDonnell, Kane Brown and Stu Who?

  • 21:00

Fri 2 May

£12 / 0870 011 1960

Dry and deconstructive humour from former Hollyoaks actor James Redmond. Also featuring Chris Conroy and Jeff Leach.

  • 21:00
…and 43 more dates until 27 Sep

Lili la Scala: Another Fucking Variety Show

Lee Martin for Gag Reflex. One of the most successful variety shows of 2012. This year promises bigger names, bigger songs and even more sparkle. A late night date with Lili and her glittering cavalcade of Cabarati. Regular performers include comedy genius The Boy With Tape On His Face, the outstanding Mat Ricardo (as…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

QueenDome

£10.50 (£9.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 23 Aug

Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net

EMX Management / Susquehanna Hats & Rational Entertainment / Mick Perrin Worldwide. Now online at Nerdist.com and an upcoming Sky Atlantic TV series. A set list contains written words that comedians use to remind them of which jokes they will do. But what if someone else wrote them an outrageous set list and they…

Balgreen Library, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Stand in the Square

£12.50 / 0131 529 5585

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Intuit This

Intuitive Creatures Theatre presents a surreal but epic comedy drama about a renegade bumblebee.

The Marlborough, Brighton

Wed 28 May

£8 (£6) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Thu 29 May

£8 (£6) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Fri 30 May

£8 (£6) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00

Jim Davidson

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Rainy Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£14) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

One

Mani Soleymanlou's double-award-winning solo comedy in which he explores his search for identity and his coming of age in a life that has taken him from a childhood in Iran, via Paris, to Montreal.

Brighton Dome

Mon 5 May

£12.50; £10 festival standby / 01273 709709

  • 21:00

Damian Clark: Go Ahead, Make My Damo

Over-excited Aus comic who sold out last year's Glasgow and Edinburgh comedy festivals, so he must be good, right?

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wee Room

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wee Room

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wee Room

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Happyness at Hoots

A motley crew of funny types trek to Inverness to bring some humour to the Highlands.

Hootananny Ceilidh Cafe Bar, Inverness

Fri 23 May

£10 / 01463 233651

With Gordon Southern, Aisling Bea, Scott Agnew and Hari Sriskantha. Part of Happyness.

  • 21:00 – 22:15

Sun 25 May

£10 / 01463 233651

With Gordon Southern, Zoe Lyons, Scott Agnew and Patrick Monahan. Part of Happyness.

  • 21:00 – 22:15

Mon 26 May

£10 / 01463 233651

With Ray Bradshaw, Jarred Christmas, Hari Sriskantha and Rob Deering! Part of Happyness.

  • 21:00 – 22:15

George IV, London W4

Fri 25 Apr

£12 / 020 7221 4450

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson and Tim Clark.

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£14 / 020 7221 4450

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Paul Tonkinson and MC Tim Clark.

  • 21:00

Inconceivable: Marcus Martin & John Wallis

A comedy romp through modern life as we know it, as two ancient demons find themselves unexpectedly going head-to-head with new technologies to try and conquer a cynical, self-absorbed Britain.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 18 Jun

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Thu 19 Jun

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Fri 20 Jun

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Sat 21 Jun

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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The Open Couple

A fast-paced marital farce tackling sex, politics, love and relationships.

Three And Ten, Brighton

Mon 19 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Tue 20 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Tue 27 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Wed 28 May

£9.50 (£8; £7.50) / 07786 984900

  • 21:30

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide. Travelling at the speed of thought in his brand new music production spaceship, the world class multi award-winning musician and comedian transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates any conceivable…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

House Of Blakewell's House Party

Following sell-out shows at Vault Festival in London, Harry Blake and Alice Keedwell are back. The amazing cabaret duo go 'urban' in this exciting all-singing, all-dancing musical revue, filled with their signature selection of original showstoppers.

The Marlborough, Brighton

Fri 2 May

£9 (£7) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00 – 21:45

Sat 3 May

£9 (£7) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00 – 21:45

Sat 31 May

£9 (£7) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00 – 21:45

Sun 1 Jun

£9 (£7) / 01273 570028

  • 21:00 – 21:45

John Hastings

Autobiographical stand-up and storytelling in which Hastings uses his experiences of depression and anxiety to deliver his own brand of humour.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Marcel Lucont: Is

Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego, who won the 2012 Amused Moose Laughter Award, muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

KingDome

£8 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top