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David O'Doherty Has Checked Everything

Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Theatre

£14 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£14) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

The Pin

  • 5 stars

The Pleasance The Pin are Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen. They had two sold out runs at the Fringe in 2012 and 2013, won the award for Best Show at the 2013 London Sketchfest and there's a slim chance you'll have seen them knocking around on BBC3, ITV and Channel 4. Now they're back with an hour of guff. ‘So sharply…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Upstairs

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Neil Hamburger

Soho Theatre There’s no one quite like Neil Hamburger. And that’s probably for the best. Neil’s subversive, brilliant one-of-a-kind comedy has delighted, confused and repulsed audiences worldwide and now the long suffering cult icon finally returns to the UK. ‘A phlegm-filled sack of putrid self-loathing… truly…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Belly Dancer

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Belly Dancer

£12 (£11) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Will Pickvance: The Anatomy of the Piano

Pianist, composer and all-round entertaining guy Will Pickvance anatomises the piano for your listening pleasure.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Anatomy Lecture Theatre

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Kerry Godliman: Face Time

  • 3 stars

Kerry Godliman Star of Live At The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Kerry recently appeared as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ sitcom Derek and played Lacey Turner's mum in Our Girl. You might also have caught her in Miranda, Getting On, Extras, Spoons and Home Time among others. Last year she supported Micky…

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Brendon Burns Show

Brendon Burns / PBH's Free Fringe Burns is going out on his own, on the Free Fringe and producing an online series. Warning! May contain material that will never be commissioned and an Arnold Schwarzenegger impression that goes on for possibly 15 to 20 minutes too long. Visit www.thebrendonburnsshow.com. Age…

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Wed 3 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 9 Oct

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£17.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Spiegeltent Palazzo

£17.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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…and at 63 other places

Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Ivo Graham: Bow Ties and Johnnies

  • 4 stars

Off The Kerb Productions Hold on to your hats. The boy's moved out of gran's and he's back on the prowl. Following last year's 'brilliant debut' (Independent), it's time for a stonking new hour of 'delightful, literate, exquisitely-worded comedy' (Scotsman) from the awkward toff, wannabe lad, So You Think You're Funny?

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Pleasance That

£9 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance That

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance That

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance That

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Russell Kane: Smallness

  • 4 stars

Kane continues to play up his flamboyancy in this show about being a little on the stunted side.

Five Islands School, Isles of Scilly

Sat 6 Sep

£17.50 / 01720 424850

  • 18:00 – 22:30

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

McEwan Hall

£15 (£12.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

McEwan Hall

£15 (£12.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01803 328385

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

  • 19:30

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 14 Sep

£24.50–£29.50 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Mon 15 Sep

£24.50–£29.50 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

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Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 28 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Tue 30 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 5 more dates until 5 Oct

Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes

  • Directed by: Michael Grandage
  • Written by: Dawn French

Much-loved comedian (and writer and actor) out on a solo tour with a show about the lessons life has taught her. Best known as half of French & Saunders, French also played the titular Vicar of Dibley, hosted Dawn French's Girls Who Do Comedy, has popped up on stage and on the silver screen, plus was the face of…

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 8 Oct

£39.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 5 Sep

£40.75 / 01892 530613

Sat 6 Sep

£40.75 / 01892 530613

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 24 Sep

£35–£39.50

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…and at 22 other places

Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One Guvnor: Work In Progress

The character comic returns as the opinionated pub landlord performing observational humour and cheeky banter.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Thu 7 May 2015

£26.50 / 01322 220000

  • 19:30

Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul 2015

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

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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.

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Thu 27 Nov

£24 / 0845 674 0505

  • 20:00

Sat 6 Dec

£24 / 0845 674 0505

Lichfield Garrick

Sun 9 Nov

Main Auditorium

£22.50 / 01543 412121

  • 19:30

Mon 10 Nov

Main Auditorium

£22.50 / 01543 412121

  • 19:30

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Wed 12 Nov

£22.50 / 01935 422884

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Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent

  • 4 stars

The political heavyweight of the comedy world is renowned for causing mayhem in the quest for fairness and good. Tonight he talks about his many acts of dissent.

National Maritime Museum, London SE10

Wed 24 Sep

Little Top

£15 (£11) / 020 8858 4422

  • 19:30

Miranda Hart: My, What I Call, Live Show

The socially awkward, perennially clumsy Miranda off the, what we call, telly embarks on her first ever live tour. Such fun!

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Thu 16 Oct

£27.50 / 0844 412 4624

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Wed 15 Oct

£27.50 / 02920 224488

Sat 18 Oct

£27.50 / 02920 224488

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Oct

£27.50 / 0871 945 6000

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Richard Herring: We're All Going To Die

Sharp and intelligent satire about the inevitability of death from the creator of the As It Occurs To Me podcast and Stewart Lee's former comedy partner.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 30 Nov

£16.50 / 0844 576 2210

The Dukes, Lancaster

Fri 31 Oct

£15 / 01524 598 500

Empire Music Hall, Belfast

Sun 5 Oct

£12 / 028 9024 9276

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