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One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

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.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Grand Opera House, York

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 4 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

Festive wit from Kevin McCarthy and Jim Tavare.

Thu 11 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

The entertainment this evening comes in the guise of Tom Deacon.

Thu 18 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

Festive merriment with Sean Percival and Suzi Ruffell.

The Beehive Comedy Club

Ben Verth presents a weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 29 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 5 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 15 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

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

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Piccadilly Comedy Club

Regular stand-up night

The Comedy Pub, London SW1Y

Thu 27 Nov

£7.50–£12.50 / 07568 352828

Nish Kumar a star of Have I Got News For You, Alistair Williams with "Razor sharp punchlines" - The Telegraph, Dave Chawner a star of Year Dot. Plus Ben Clover and MC Paul Revill.

Fri 28 Nov

£10–£15 / 07568 352828

Nish Kumar a star of Have I Got News For You, Alistair Williams with "Razor sharp punchlines" - The Telegraph, Dave Chawner a star of Year Dot. Plus Ben Clover and MC Paul Revill.

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£15 / 07568 352828

Nish Kumar a star of Have I Got News For You, Alistair Williams with "Razor sharp punchlines" - The Telegraph, Dave Chawner a star of Year Dot. Plus Ben Clover and MC Paul Revill.

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The Official Comedy Club

Live stand-up from Colin Cole, Gordon Southern and Philberto.

Braintree Arts Theatre

Thu 18 Dec

£12; £10 adv / 01376 556354

Three different acts perform stand-up.

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.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

Gala, Durham

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 0191 332 4041

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£20.50 / 0118 960 6060

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Jongleurs Comedy Club

A team of Scotland's best are primed and ready to make you miserable lot laugh.

Jongleurs, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With R David, Chris Conroy and Janey Godley.

Sat 29 Nov

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With R David, Chris Conroy and Janey Godley.

Fri 5 Dec

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Bruce Devlin, John Scott, Chris Henry and Will-E.

…and 13 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Lee Mack: Hit the Road Mack

Sharp one-liners and high energy banter from the BAFTA award-winning comic and star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie to You.

Brighton Centre

Mon 22 Dec

£27.50 / 0844 847 1515

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 4 Dec

£28.50 / 01702 351135

Fri 5 Dec

£28.50 / 01702 351135

Sat 6 Dec

£28.50 / 01702 351135

Little Civic, Wolverhampton

Tue 16 Dec

£30.25 / 0870 320 7000

Wed 17 Dec

£30.25 / 0870 320 7000

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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

Thu 27 Nov

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Fri 28 Nov

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Sat 29 Nov

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

…and 42 more dates until 17 Jan 2015 back to top

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Fri 28 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sat 29 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 30 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 194 more dates until 5 Sep 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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…and at 18 other places

Stephen K Amos: Welcome To My World

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 01274 432000

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£18 / 020 8369 5454

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 12 Dec

Malt Room

£17 / 01539 725 133

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…and at 15 other places

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 29 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 5 Dec

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Comedy Link Up

Playful, upbeat humour and razor-sharp wit from former contestant on ITV's Show Me The Funny contestant, Rudi Lickwood. Also featuring Eddie Kadi, A Dot Comedian, Kane Brown, Richard Blackwood, Axel and Slim.

The Forum, London NW5

Sun 7 Dec

£23.50–£25 / 020 7428 4099

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Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 28 Nov

£15 / 0116 242 3595

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 1 Dec

£19.50 ( £18.50) / 01227 769075

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The Green Bay Tree

Mordaunt Shairp's drama about a young man who must choose between the love of his fiancee and the lifestyle offered by his mentor.

Jermyn Street Theatre, London SW1Y

Fri 28 Nov

£22 (£18) / 020 7287 2875

Sat 29 Nov

£22 (£18) / 020 7287 2875

Sun 30 Nov

£22 (£18) / 020 7287 2875

…and 18 more dates until 21 Dec

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

  • Directed by: Sean Foley
  • Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)

A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

…and 2 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

The Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2N

Fri 28 Nov

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

Sat 29 Nov

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

Fri 5 Dec

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

…and 14 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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…and at 1 other place

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

  • Written by: J.M.Barrie

A drama society set out to put on the best darn production of Peter Pan the world has seen, but – as the title suggestions – the best laid plans of mice and men will insist in going aft agley.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£13.50–£28.50; £7.50–£22.50 / 0121 236 4455

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£13.50–£28.50; £7.50–£22.50 / 0121 236 4455

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£13.50–£28.50; £7.50–£22.50 / 0121 236 4455

…and 3 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£10–£23.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£10–£23.50 / 08441 717620

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£10–£23.50 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 16 Dec

Quays

£18–£28 / 08432 086000

Wed 17 Dec

Quays

£18–£28 / 08432 086000

Thu 18 Dec

Quays

£18–£28 / 08432 086000

…and 18 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

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The 39 Steps

  • Written by: John Buchan

A fast-paced whodunit full of laughter based on the famous novel by John Buchan.

Attfield Theatre, Oswestry

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01691 680222

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec back to top

Backstage in Biscuit Land

  • 4 stars

A solo comedy about Tourettes from Jess Thom.

The Bluecoat, Liverpool

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0151 702 5324

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The BBC Radio panel show, featuring Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee bringing puns, innuendo and swannee whistles to the world for nigh on 40 years.

G Live, Guildford

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£20.50–£27 / 0844 770 1797

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£24.19–£27.41 / 0844 576 3000

John Bishop: Supersonic

Following his 2012 sell out tour Rollercoaster, the cheeky Liverpudlian stand-up returns with his newly penned arena show, Supersonic.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Fri 12 Dec

£30 / 0844 412 4624

Sat 13 Dec

£30 / 0844 412 4624

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 800 0400

Fri 19 Dec

£30 / 0844 800 0400

Sat 20 Dec

£30 / 0844 800 0400

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Wed 10 Dec

£30 / 02920 224488

Thu 11 Dec

£30 / 02920 224488

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New Comedians

New act night with MC Alex Boardman.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sun 21 Dec

£3–£5; £7 inc meal (£1–£3; £5 inc meal) / 0870 593 2932

Emergent stand-ups take to the stage with compere Alex Boardman featuring Jo D'Arcy, Jay Handley and Scott Bennet.

£3 / 0870 593 2932

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£3 / 0870 593 2932

Stand-up performer Alex Boardman hosts an evening of new talent, fresh to the comedy circuit.

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£3 / 0870 593 2932

Established comedian Alex Boardman curates a night of up-and-coming comedy talent.

Blackadder Goes Forth

A special production based on the television programme performed to commemorate World War One.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 28 Nov

£8; £9 (£7; £8) / 01476 406158

Sat 29 Nov

£8; £9 (£7; £8) / 01476 406158

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