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Adam Riches: Adam of the Riches

  • 4 stars

The 2011 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award winner returns with a brand new hour of phenomenal nonsense.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 22 Dec

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 23 Dec

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Alfie Brown: Divorced From Reality (And My Wife)

  • 4 stars

Incisive and intelligent wit from the acclaimed stand-up.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 20 Feb 2015

The Studio

£12 / 08432 086000

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May 2015

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 15 May 2015

£25.50

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Alan Davies: Little Victories

Sharp and inventive wit from the QI regular, award-winning actor and former Jonathan Creek and Whites star.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£25 / 01727 844488

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£25 / 0844 854 2776

The Central Theatre, Chatham

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£25

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The 2000 Year Old Man

JW3 presents a World Premiere: the first ever stage performance of Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner's classic comedy creation The 2000 Year Old Man.

JW3, London NW3

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12.50 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; £10 Monday to Wednesday / 020 7433 8988

…and 11 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

52 Shades of Maggie (Dirty Dancing in the pub)

Written by Leesa Harker The loveable Maggie Muff is back with a bang in the highly anticipated sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie. The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie’s last adventure and now she and her idiot sidekick, Big Sally-Ann, are planning a birthday party in the pub. Big…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 22 May 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

Sat 23 May 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Tue 30 Dec

£20 adv; £30 inc meals / 07760 488119

Stand-up material from James Acaster, Spencer Brown and Nathan Caton.

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£14.10–£15.75; £25.85–£31.50 inc meals / 07760 488119

Engaging stand-up from three top comics.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£16.85–£19.10; £31.50–£36 inc meals / 07760 488119

Top stand-up from Josh Howie and Bob Mills.

…and 61 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Ku Bar, London WC2H

Mon 22 Dec

£20 adv / 020 7437 4303

Stand-up routines from acts Chris Martin, Prince Abdi and Robert White.

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Abandoman

Ireland's top comedy hip hop improv team use their trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation to take you on a magical journey.

EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£8 / 01732 304241

  • 19:30 – 21:00 Abandoman EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School

The Absence of Women

A funny and poignant play about the journey of two ordinary and lonely men who face the end of their lives in a London hostel talking of the present and thinking of the past.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10 (£8) / 028 6632 5440

Absent Friends

London Classic Theatre presents Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Michael Cabot Wealthy, unfulfilled housewife Diana arranges a gathering of old friends to cheer up bereaved Colin, whose fiancee drowned two months earlier.

Theatre Royal, Winchester

Thu 21 May 2015

£16 (£15.50; £15) / 01962 840440

Fri 22 May 2015

£16 (£15.50; £15) / 01962 840440

Sat 23 May 2015

£16 (£15.50; £15) / 01962 840440

Absurd Person Singular

Play by Alan Ayckbourn about the conversations of three couples in their kitchens on three successive Christmas Eves.

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 02380 671771

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 02380 671771

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£13 (£10) / 02380 671771

…and 2 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Acqua Alta

Nonsuch Theatre in association with Create Theatre presents a religious satire in which Noah's Ark is re-imagined as the world's largest luxury cruise ship, complete with floating menagerie.

Derby Theatre

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£9 (£6) / 01332 593939

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The Actor’s Nightmare

A surreal comedy about the actor's nightmare about standing before a crowd and not knowing what to say.

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Studio Theatre

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01344 484 123

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Studio Theatre

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01344 484 123

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Studio Theatre

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01344 484 123

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Studio Theatre

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01344 484 123

The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy: Theatre Academy

A musical comedy based on characters created by cartoonist Charles Adams.

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£12 (Children £9; £37) / 0845 674 0505

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£12 (Children £9; £37) / 0845 674 0505

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

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£16 / 0121 704 6962

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

The Addams Family: Peterborough Operatic & Dramatic Society

A Broadway musical comedy based on Charles Addams's cartoon strip about an extended family of macabre Gothic characters in their rundown home.

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£15 / 01733 207239

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£15 / 01733 207239

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£15 / 01733 207239

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£25.50 / 01383 740384

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May 2015

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Alcohol Concern

Tickets are now on sale for Alcohol Concern's second comedy night, Dry Humour, which will take place during Dry January on Friday 16 January 2015.

Union Chapel, London N1

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£20 / 020 7226 1686

Alex Edelman: Millennial

Alex Edelman is a New York-based comedian who has lived in Boston, LA and Jerusalem. He's a recent college graduate, and according to the Boston Globe, has 'natural comic timing' and contains qualities 'wonderful to see in a young comedian'. This is his first Edinburgh show. He's been working on it for a long time, so…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Upstairs

£10; £15; £12.50 (£12.50; £10) / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Alex Edelman: Work in Progress

Funny man Edelman delivers an hour of sharp material.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£5 / 020 7609 1800

Alex Smith, Adam Hess and Matt Winning: Work in Progress

The trio roadtest bits and pieces from upcoming shows.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£5 / 020 7609 1800

Alfie Brown: Work In Progress

Incisive and intelligent wit as the acclaimed stand-up tries out new material.

Just The Tonic At Hansom Hall, Leicester

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£6 / 0330 220 1212

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