Comedy, Stand-up

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Billy Connolly: High Horse

The Big Yin of Scottish stand-up takes a break from all that globe-trotting and acting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Connolly's talent for spinning a great yarn began back in his 1960s folkie days, when his sets veered off from music to storytelling. Since then, he's…

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 11 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Sun 12 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Perth Concert Hall

Wed 1 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 19 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 20 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Wed 22 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

…and 7 more dates until 31 Oct

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Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 15 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Tue 21 Oct

£18.50 (£16) / 01553 764864

  • 20:00

Farnham Maltings

Thu 16 Oct

£17.50 ( £15) / 01252 745444

  • 20:00 – 22:00

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Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

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

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 16 Oct

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is one of the biggest stars in the comedy world. Rolling Stone put him on the cover of their special comedy issue labeling him “the funniest man under 30." He recently debuted his much anticipated third hour-long stand-up special Buried Alive on Netflix in November. The special was named one of the best…

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sun 30 Nov

£33.90 / 0844 249 4300

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 01704 533333

  • 14:00

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Sat 4 Oct

£8.70 / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:00

The Wave Centre, Maryport

Sun 26 Oct

£6 / 01900 811450

  • 14:00
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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.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01204 334400

  • 20:00

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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…and at 26 other places

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 3 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 4 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 10 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 23 more dates until 27 Dec

Mark Steel Is In Town

The Swanley-born stand-up, columnist and author looks at the rich history of each town he visits on his tour based on tidbits gleaned from local sources.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Tue 21 Oct

£15 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Wed 3 Dec

£15 / 01527 577330

  • 20:00

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 01704 533333

  • 20:00

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…and at 18 other places

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

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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Imaginarium Festival

Half-term holiday fun with a festival that ensure kids won't get bored during the October break. There's something for all young arts lovers, including dance, theatre, storytelling and comedy.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Mon 13 Oct

Times & prices vary / 01727 725777

Tue 14 Oct

Times & prices vary / 01727 725777

Wed 15 Oct

Times & prices vary / 01727 725777

…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

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.

Anson Rooms, Bristol

Sat 18 Oct

£22.50

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 2 Dec

£20 / 01284 758000

  • 19:30

Cameo Hotel, Ipswich

Thu 2 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01473 209 988

  • 19:30

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…and at 3 other places

Comedian Rap Battle

The Fringe hit returns, bringing with it that unmissable combination of rap fantasies and big egos. With street cred on the line – who'll choke and who'll gain 'nuff respect?

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

£6 (£4) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Wed 5 Nov

£6 (£4) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 25 Apr 2015

Phone for prices / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Thu 7 May 2015

£20 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£21.25 / 01892 530613

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 6 Apr 2015

£21 / 020 8561 8371

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Red Raw

Weekly beginners' showcase where the bright young things of Scotland's comedy circuit strut their stuff for an entirely reasonable two whole pounds. The occasional seasoned act drops by to try out new material, so it's a bit of a win/win really.

The Stand, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

£2 / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Tue 14 Oct

£2 / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Tue 21 Oct

£2 / 0844 335 8879

Dylan Moran pops by to try out some new material.

  • 20:30
…and 3 more dates until 11 Nov

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

  • 3 stars

If Tony hadn't spent about 20 years of his life playing Football Manager he'd probably have achieved a whole lot more. Thankfully he didn't, otherwise there'd be no show tonight.

Black Box, Belfast

Wed 1 Oct

£10 (£8)

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Harrogate Theatre

Mon 13 Oct

£10 / 01423 502116

  • 20:00

Komedia Brighton

Wed 19 Nov

£10 (£8) / 08452 938480

  • 20:00

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Breakneck Comedy

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

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 07702 305532

With Vladimir McTavish, Gus Lymburn plus guests.

  • 20:00

Tue 7 Oct

£5 / 07702 305532

With Patrick Rolink, Graham Mackie plus guests.

  • 20:00

Sat 11 Oct

£10 / 07702 305532

With Patrick Monahan, Billy Kirkwood plus guests.

  • 20:00
…and 23 more dates until 23 Dec

Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

Fri 3 Oct

£6 / 0845 127 2190

Stand-up from Mickey D, Ray Bradshaw and Chris Tavner. Compered by Lou Conran. May contain strong language and adult material.

  • 20:00

Fri 7 Nov

£6 / 0845 127 2190

Stand-up from John Simmit, Chris Purchase and James Meehan. Compered by Kate Smurthwaite. Show many contain strong language and adult material.

  • 20:00

Fri 12 Dec

£6 / 0845 127 2190

Stand-up from El Purnell, Chris McIlroy and Debra Fayter. Compered by Bobby Murdock. Show may contain strong language and adult material.

  • 20:00

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£6 / 0845 127 2190

Stand-up from Simon Bligh, Carl Jones and Pete Phillipson. Compered by Ben Lawes. Show may contain strong language and adult material.

  • 20:00
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Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 23 Oct

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Wed 19 Nov

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Watford Colosseum

Wed 19 Nov

£18 / 0845 075 3993

English Comedian of the Year finalist Joel Dommett is joined by Sara Pascoe and Rob Rouse.

  • 20:00

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 30 Oct

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00

Thu 6 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00

Thu 13 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

  • 20:00
…and 5 more dates until 18 Dec

John Bishop: Supersonic

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

Bournemouth International Centre

Thu 30 Oct

£30 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 31 Oct

£30 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 1 Nov

£30 / 0844 576 3000

Sun 2 Nov

£30 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£30 / 0844 847 1515

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Fri 12 Dec

£30 / 0844 412 4624

Sat 13 Dec

£30 / 0844 412 4624

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…and at 6 other places

Just The Tonic Comedy Club

Just the Tonic Comedy Club's 20th Big Birthday Bash. Don't miss Just the Tonic's Big Birthday Bash featuring an all-star line-up which currently includes Paul Foot, and one of the best live performers on the comedy circuit, Johnny Vegas.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 4 Oct

£15–£17 / 0115 989 5555

  • 19:30
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