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One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 01727 844488

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£20 / 0844 576 2210

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

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Dara O Briain: Crowd Tickler

The jovial Irish star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to Scotland with his straightforward observational humour.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£23 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£24 / 01256 844244

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£24 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£24–£39

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Breakneck Comedy

A night of comedy with open mic opportunities and a different line-up every time.

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Tue 23 Dec

£5 / 07702 305532

With the Rev Obadiah Steppenwolfe III plus guests.

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

Hertford Theatre

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£22.50 / 01992 531500

Hull New Theatre

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£20 / 01482 226655

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Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£17.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0845 5218 218

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0845 5218 218

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 01553 764864

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Jake O'Kane: Tongue-Lashing

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

Belfast Waterfront

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Studio

£18 / 028 9033 4400

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Studio

£18 / 028 9033 4400

The Braid: Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£14 / 028 2565 7161

Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£16 (£14) / 028 4461 5283

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Chris Henry's Comedy Creche

Chris Henry provides the laughs in his weekly comedy creche which sees eight acts perfecting their craft each time.

DRAM!, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 332 1622

…and 29 more dates until 28 Jul 2015

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£9 / 0844 854 2776

Knock Knock comedy club with Jonny Pelham and Rob Rouse.

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Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Burnley Mechanics

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£23 / 01282 664400

Buxton Opera House

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£23 / 01223 357851

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Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list?

The Bear Hotel, Devizes

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£39.50 includes 3 course meal / 0800 772 0561

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£37.50 / 0800 772 0561

Croft Hotel, Darlington

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£32.50 Includes three course meal / 0800 772 0561

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ROFL Stand-up Comedy

See if the night lives up to its promise of getting you ROFLing – there's three comedians plus MC each time.

The Old Post Office, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 27 Dec

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

…and 43 more dates until 7 Nov 2015

Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 9 Mar 2015

Studio

£12 / 01274 432000

Cambridge Junction

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£13 / 01223 511511

The Dukes, Lancaster

Thu 26 Feb 2015

The Round

£12 (£10) / 01524 598 500

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Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£15 / 02886 769949

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£18 / 028 9250 9509

The MAC, Belfast

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£12 ( £10) / 028 9023 5053

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£12 ( £10) / 028 9023 5053

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£12 ( £10) / 028 9023 5053

…and 9 more dates until 25 Jan 2015

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Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure

Often hailed as one of this generation's best stand-ups, the master of absurdity takes his whimsical ramblings on tour in his first new show in four years. Expect fast-paced wordplay, a spot of multilingualism and surreality aplenty.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Tue 23 Dec

£20 / 01424 229111

Government Inspector

Incognito Theatre present an all male version of Gogol's timeless tale of power and corruption.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Mon 22 Dec

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

Tue 23 Dec

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

Jason Manford: First World Problems

No-nonsense Northerner whose cheeky face often pops up on panel shows taking his brand new show out on tour.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50 / 0161 624 2829

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

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

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 024 7637 6707

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£23.50 / 01553 764864

Exeter Corn Exchange

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 01392 665938

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Bingley Arts Centre

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.50 / 01274 567983

The Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£20

With Mike Garry.

O2 Apollo Manchester

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£27.50–£32.50 / 0844 477 7677

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£27.50–£32.50 / 0844 477 7677

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Kieran Hodgson: French Exchange

Character comedy from Hodgson who spins yarns about his time spent with a French foreign exchange family.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£6 / 020 7609 1800

LOL Comedy Club

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 31 Dec

Britannia Suite

£20 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

…and 3 more dates until 16 May 2015

The Mystery of St Finnigan's Elbow

Eastern Angles present their Christmas show The Mystery of St Finnigan's Elbow by Pat Whymark and Julian Harries. A crisis is looming at a remote convent school in sleepy Suffolk. St Finnigan's famous 'funny bone' has mysteriously vanished.

Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£11–£17.50 / 01473 211498

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£11–£17.50 / 01473 211498

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£11–£17.50 / 01473 211498

…and 8 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

Athena, Leicester

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£20

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Scouse Of The Antarctic

The Royal Court Christmas show is back and this time it's cooler than ever! A Russian and US submarine race to the North Pole to claim mineral rights. The last thing they expect to find when they get there is a scouser with a bobble hat on!

Royal Court Liverpool

Mon 22 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Tue 23 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Wed 24 Dec

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

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