Before 12pm, Comedy

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

A Midsummer Nights Dream

A mixed programme of Shakespearean excerpts, including a one-man version of the Bard's comedy, improvisations on his texts and renditions of his most famous speeches.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sat 20 Sep

£5 / 01708 443333

  • 11:30

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 28 Nov

£14 (£9) / 0844 871 7699

The best in stand-up comedy night with MC Rob Rouse winner of 'So You Think You're Funny?' , Geoff Norcott as seen on 8 out of 10 Cats, Alun Cochrane, Steve Gribbin plus a special guest plus an open spot.

  • 11:00

Sat 29 Nov

£19 (£14) / 0844 871 7699

The best in stand-up comedy night with MC Rob Rouse winner of 'So You Think You're Funny?' , Geoff Norcott as seen on 8 out of 10 Cats, Alun Cochrane, Steve Gribbin plus a special guest plus an open spot.

  • 11:00

Sat 6 Dec

£19 (£14) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up comedy performances from MC Jason Cook, Paul Thorne, Paul Tonkinson, Markus Birdman, Joe Lycett plus an open spot.

  • 11:00

Fri 19 Dec

£19 (£14) / 0844 871 7699

The best in stand-up comedy night with internationally acclaimed Gordon Southern, Jo Caulfield who is very popular on the UK circuit and Nathan Caton as seen on The Nathan Caton Show plus a special guest plus an open spot.

  • 11:00

The Church

DJs spin pop, dance and house.

The Coronet, London SE1

Sun 21 Sep

£12 adv / 020 7701 1500

The Church returns to The Coronet for another wild party. 30 years, 8 venues and about 1.5 million patrons later, The Church truly has become a world famous institution. A 'must do' on any OE list. Revelry remains the order of the day with comedians and great classic tunes to boot.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Oct

£12 adv / 020 7701 1500

The Church returns to The Coronet for another wild party. 30 years, 8 venues and about 1.5 million patrons later, The Church truly has become a world famous institution. A 'must do' on any OE list. Revelry remains the order of the day with comedians and great classic tunes to boot.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

£12 adv / 020 7701 1500

This year's Halloween party hosted by The Church features performances from comedians and a playlist of classic tunes.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Comedy Club 4 Kids

  • 4 stars

Top comedians play to the toughest crowd: kids. 'And' they have to keep it clean. Ages 6+ 'A highlight for children… giving them a taste of some of the biggest names in comedy… with the fun, rowdy feel of a real comedy club.' – The Guardian

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 14 Sep

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 12:00

Theatre Royal, Bath

Mon 27 Oct

£7.50 (Children £6.50; £6.50) / 01225 448844

  • 11:30
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The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sun 16 Nov

£50 / 01284 758000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Hertford Theatre

Sun 5 Oct

Phone for prices / 01992 531500

  • 11:00

Fawlty Towers Lunch Party

Four actors from the Moonstone Theatre Company play the classic TV characters of Basil, Manuel, Sybil and Polly in an interactive comedy, theatre and dining experience.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Tue 30 Sep

1805 Rooms

£28 inc meal / 01225 448844

  • 12:00

Fringe Sunday

A full day of festivalling, with theatre, music, comedy and kids events, plus street food from around the world.

Cowane's Hospital, Stirling

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 01786 472247

Part of Stirling Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 16:00

Improvisation for Life Weekend Course

Learn the art of imrov from Paul Z Jackson, president of the Applied Improvisation Network. Presented by the Comedy Store Players.

The Poor School, London N1

Sat 25 Oct

£180 (£160) / 02078 376030

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

£180 (£160) / 02078 376030

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Jango Starr

Plenty of clowning around, as Jango Starr melds magic, juggling and even the odd bit of slapstick together in this family event.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Thu 6 Nov

£6.50 (£4.50) / 01383 602302

Part of TotFest 2014.

Laura King

Stand-up comedy night with comedian Laura King.

The King's Arms, Salford

Sun 19 Oct

Phone for prices / 0161 832 3605

  • 12:00

Little Howard's Big Show for Kids

Real human Big Howard and interactive animation Little Howard are putting on the show of their lives.

The Y, Leicester

Thu 23 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0116 255 7066

  • 11:30

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Richard Bean

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sat 13 Sep

£20 ( £15) / 01225 448844

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

  • 11:00
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POP! A Magical Comedy Show (Ages 3-8)

Join our hapless hero and be astounded in this totally word-free clown and magic show that follows his exciting adventures at sea. Mr Bean meets Charlie Chaplin in this mind-blowing feast of illusion and comedy.

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Sat 4 Oct

£6 / 023 8067 1771

  • 11:00

Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

  • Directed by: r Richard Cheshire

Richard Cheshire's re-working of this magical and enchanting story, based on the ever-popular fairy tale.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£15 (Children £11; £12; £12; £12) / 01970 623 232

  • 11:00

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£15 (Children £11; £12; £12; £12) / 01970 623 232

  • 11:00

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£15 (Children £11; £12; £12; £12) / 01970 623 232

  • 11:00

Talking Peace Festival

A festival of events taking place around International Peace Day. Featuring talks, comedy, art, food and more, all promoting the importance of dialogue in resolving conflict.

Bernie Spain Gardens By Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1

Thu 18 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Fri 19 Sep

Free

  • 08:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 08:00
…and 9 more dates until 29 Sep

Tiernan Douieb: Everything You've Ever Needed To Know Ever!

Cheeky observational wit and interactive humour from the stand-up and circuit regular.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Sat 11 Oct

£7.50 (Children £5.50 under 18s) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00

Titus

  • Directed by: Lu Kemp
  • Written by: Ollie Emanuel

Lu Kemp directs Jan Sobrie's drama about a small boy who confronts some big moral dilemmas whilst sitting on his school roof. This is a Macrobert Arts Centre production.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£7.50 (Children £6.50; £6.50) / 01225 448844

  • 11:30

VHS Trash Fest

Film festival celebrating the worst of bad films.

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Sep

£3 per screening + afterparty (weekend pass £15) / 0131 558 8209

  • 12:00

Sun 14 Sep

£3 per screening + afterparty (weekend pass £15) / 0131 558 8209

  • 12:00

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0161 832 3605

An open mic comedy night featuring new and established comedians.

  • 12:00