Before 9pm, Comedy

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50 Shades of Red, White and Blue

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

A stage adaptation of writer Leesa Harker's Belfast-based spoof of Fifty Shades Of Grey.

Craic Theatre and Arts Centre, Dungannon

Sat 20 Sep

Phone for prices / 028 8774 1100

  • 20:00

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Thu 18 Sep

£12–£22 / 02871 264455

  • 20:00

Fri 19 Sep

£12–£22 / 02871 264455

  • 20:00

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it Five Times a Day

Social and cultural observations from the British-Pakistani stand-up.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Sat 8 Nov

£10 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:00 – 22:00

Abigail’s Party

  • Directed by: Suba Das
  • Written by: Mike Leigh

It's 1977. Beverly, former beautician and devout Tom Jones fan, is throwing a little party for her neighbours: newlyweds Tony and Angela, and divorcee Sue…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Fri 17 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

Sat 18 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Mon 20 Oct

£10 Preview; £20; £10 Preview; £18; £18; £20 ( £17.05; £17.05; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £15.50; £17.05; £17.05; Children £10 under 16s… / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45
…and 17 more dates until 8 Nov

Abigail’s Party

Donna Summer is playing on the stereo. Dishes of cheese and pineapples are on the coffee table. The social get-together from hell is about to begin. Beverley and estate agent husband Laurence have invited round new neighbours Tony and Ange and nervous divorcee Sue, twitchy about the party her 15 year old daughter…

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Thu 18 Sep

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Fri 19 Sep

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

  • 20:00 – 22:00
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10.10.10

Award-winning sketch duo Max and Ivan present ten stand-up performers to celebrate Artsdepot's 10th birthday, each performer ten minute sets.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 10 Oct

£10 / 020 8369 5454

  • 20:00

Aav Taru Kari Nakhu

Brought to the UK from India by East London & Essex Bramh Saraj, the show is a Gujerati comedy musical starring Indian artists including Apara Mehta and Feiroz Bhagat.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8507 5607

  • 20:00

The Drayton Arms Theatre, London SW5

Mon 13 Oct

£10 / 020 7835 2301

New material performed by Absolutely Improv-able along with stand-up from laid back and nerdy up-and-comer Phil Wang.

  • 20:00

Mon 10 Nov

£10 / 020 7835 2301

Improv group Absolutely Improv-able present their latest performance and stand-up from confident, laid back and nerdy Phil Wang, presenting his new show called Mellow Yellow.

  • 20:00

The 2014 UK Women In Comedy Festival Launch Night

The opening night for the second ever UK Women in Comedy festival will take place on Sat 11th October 2014 at Bangkok Bar in Manchester hosted by Janey Godley with Zoe Lyons, Kate Smurthwaite, Lesley Kershaw, Amy Vreeke, Ms B Haver and Jana Kennedy

Bangkok Bar & Restuarant, Manchester

Sat 11 Oct

£10

  • 20:00 – 23:00

A 21st Century Tea Dance

Hail back to decades gone by at this family dance, comedy and theatre event, with regular host Ida Barr.

The Albany, London SE8

Tue 4 Nov

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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2Funy Comedy Show

Tasty stand-up from Will E, plus Kane Brown and Glenda Jaxson.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 29 Nov

£15 / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:45

300 To 1

A schoolboy re-enacts the macho homoerotic war film 300 in his bedroom with Wilfred Owen as his Homeric scribe. Presented by Panesh Prods. Directed by award-winning Gareth Armstrong and written and performed by Matt Panesh.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Thu 2 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

39 Steps

  • Written by: Nobby Dimon (Adaptation)

Patrick Barlow's hilarious adaptation of Britain's most spell-binding thriller.

The Playhouse, Sleaford

Tue 9 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Dec

£8 (£7) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec

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

  • 19:45

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices

  • 19:45

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Thu 18 Sep

£9 adv; £20 inc burger / 07760 488119

Stand-up comedy club with Inder Manocha as see on Skins and more, Josh Howie as seen on The World Stands Up Paramount and Katie Mulgrew as seen on BBC Radio 2's The History of British Comedy.

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Fri 19 Sep

£12.50 adv; £23 inc burger / 07760 488119

Stand-up comedy club with Kerry Godliman currently starring in Ricky Gervais' sitcom Derek. Nick Doody as seen on 8 out of 10 Cats, Friday Night Project and more. Alistair Barry as seen on Paramount Comedy's The World Stands Up.

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sat 20 Sep

£15 adv; £28 inc burger / 07760 488119

Stand-up comedy club with Marlon Davies as seen on Get Rich for MTV, Hoodies for Paramount and The Stephen K Amos Show. Yianni Agisilaou as seen on The World Stands Up Paramount.

  • 20:30 – 22:30
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The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 21 Sep

£12 adv / 020 7437 1540

Stand-up comedy from Radio Four's Nathan Caton and Nish Kumar, writer for Sky One's The Kumars.

  • 20:30

Sun 28 Sep

£12 adv / 020 7437 1540

Stand-up comedy from Shoreditch Radio's Luke Benson and Ivo Graham who has recently appeared on BBC3's Edinburgh Festival Live.

  • 20:30

Absolute Improv Workshop

To Be Continued. Learn improv comedy skills in this fun five-day intensive training course. Our tutors have performed and taught for years and have studied with Keith Johnston. Course includes performance opportunities during the Fringe. All levels of experienced are welcomed and catered for, from complete beginner to…

The Tron, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Sep

£5 / 0131 225 3784

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Absurd Person Singular: Southampton University Players

Alan Ayckbourn's masterpiece of farce about three wildly incompatible couples as they gather in three kitchens over three consecutive Christmas Eves.

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 023 8067 1771

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Adam Buxton

A light-hearted look at the internet and digital life from the acclaimed stand-up.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Sat 6 Dec

£20 (£18) / 020 7424 8918

  • 19:45 – 22:30

Union Chapel, London N1

Sat 6 Dec

£20.25–£22.50 / 020 7226 1686

Adam Buxton: BUG: XL Recordings Special

BUG regular host Adam Buxton presents a showcase of the past 25 years of the highly-respected British independent label's diverse roster of artists, among them The Prodigy, White Stripes, Radiohead, Basement Jaxx, Dizzee Rascal, and M.I.A.

Norwich Playhouse

Thu 2 Oct

£16.50 (£12) / 01603 598598

  • 20:00
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Adam Kay and Enemies

Singer of alternative takes on pop songs, Adam Kay, and a host of his comedy pals.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 19 Sep

£12.50 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:30

The Addams Family: Knowle Musical Society

  • Written by: Rick Elise

Family comedy written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elise. Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering as they always have. But there is a change in their plans as their beloved Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness, falls in love with a smart young man from a respectable…

Solihull Arts Complex

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 19:30

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 19:30

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

The Admirable Crichton

J M Barrie's comic play about an aristocratic family and their servants stranded on a dessert island and forced to rethink the social order.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Sat 20 Sep

£15–£30 / 01796 484626

  • 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

£15–£32.50 / 01796 484626

  • 20:00

Fri 3 Oct

£15–£32.50 / 01796 484626

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 15 Oct

Adrian Knight

Demonstrating his unique ability to control the human mind and showcasing brand new material from his upcoming sky comedy hypnosis television series, this is a show not to be missed.

Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

Sat 8 Nov

Auditorium

£12 / 028 8224 7831

  • 20:00

Adrian’s Wall

A comedy from Malvern Theatres own writer in residence, Nick Wilkes, about office worker, Adrian who decides to walk the length of Hadrian's Wall, and finds far more than just backpacks, blisters and bricks.

Malvern Theatres

Thu 18 Sep

Forum Theatre

£12–£18 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:45

Fri 19 Sep

Forum Theatre

£12–£18 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:45

Sat 20 Sep

Forum Theatre

£12–£18 / 01684 892 277

  • 14:00
  • 19:45
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