Comedy, Stand-up

1,129 events

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Jon Richardson

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 Out Of 10 Cats team captain and Lancastrian stand-up.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sat 3 May

Great Hall

£9.75–£19.50 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 3 May

£19.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

Thu 8 May

£19.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

Tue 13 May

£19.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 19 Sep

£20.50 / 01256 844244

  • 20:00

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…and at 33 other places

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 27 Oct

£20 / 01727 844488

Sat 22 Nov

£20 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 28 Oct

£20 / 01892 530613

Bedford Corn Exchange

Thu 6 Nov

£20 / 01234 325358

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…and at 30 other places

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 3 Sep

£19.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Sep

£28.50

Bournemouth International Centre

Wed 24 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 25 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 26 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

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Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 27 Nov

Studio Theatre

£12 ( £10; Children £10 under 16s) / 020 8369 5454

  • 20:00

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 17 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01704 533333

  • 20:00

The Bowler Hat, London EC4M

Mon 14 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices, public booking opens Apr 15

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Sarah Millican: Home Bird

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 19 Apr

£25 / 01892 530613

Brighton Dome

Fri 25 Apr

£25 / 01273 709709

Sat 26 Apr

£25 / 01273 709709

Sun 27 Apr

£25 / 01273 709709

Buxton Opera House

Sun 18 May

£26 / 0845 127 2190

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Alfie Moore

Anecdotal humour about life as a police officer from the former Humberside Police Sergeant.

Beggars Theatre, Millom

Fri 13 Jun

£13 / 01229 775677

  • 20:00

Colchester Arts Centre

Thu 1 May

£12 (£10) / 01206 500900

  • 20:30

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Thu 12 Jun

£12 (£10) / 01635 522 733

  • 20:00

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Joan Rivers: Quick … Before they Close the Lid

The New York diva and veteran of the stage known for her outrageous humour and dgif attitude.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sat 11 Oct

£34.50–£30 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Brighton Centre

Fri 10 Oct

£30 / 0844 847 1515

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 9 Oct

£34.50 / 01702 351135

  • 19:30 – 22:30

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Rhys Darby

The eccentric New Zealand-born stand-up, known for playing Murray in HBO's Flight Of The Conchords, performs his latest outlandish show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 6 Jul

£20 / 01727 844488

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 22 Jul

£20 / 01223 357851

Colston Hall, Bristol

Fri 11 Jul

£20 / 0117 922 3686

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Patrick Monahan: Cake Charmer

Energetic humour and interactive stand-up.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 26 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01527 577330

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Fri 23 May

£13 / 01463 234234

Part of Happyness.

  • 19:15

The Firestation, Windsor

Fri 16 May

£12 / 01753 866 865

  • 20:00

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Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M

Fri 9 May

£22 (£18) / 020 7392 9200

  • 19:30

Exeter Corn Exchange

Wed 21 May

£17.50 ( £15; Children £15 under 16s) / 01392 665938

  • 20:30

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Mark Thomas: Work In Progress

Incisive humour and satire as the stand-up tries out new material.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 27 Jun

The Forge

£10 ( £8; £8) / 01256 844244

  • 20:00

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Thu 17 Jul

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Fri 18 Jul

£10 / 01635 522 733

  • 20:00

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Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle

Since there are more claims to individuals being the 'Fifth Beatle' than Mitch Benn has had hot dinners, he's aiming slightly lower. Find out why he reckons his connect to the Fab Four is just as valid.

Beggars Theatre, Millom

Fri 9 May

£12 ( £10; £10) / 01229 775677

  • 20:00

Bridgwater Arts Centre

Sat 7 Jun

£10 (£5) / 01278 422700

  • 20:00

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Wed 4 Jun

£12 / 0113 224 3801

  • 20:00

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Mike Wozniak: Take The Hit

Oddball fantasies and quick witted one-liners from the award winning Mr Wozniak.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Thu 29 May

£8 (£7) / 0292 030440

  • 20:00

The Firestation, Windsor

Sat 17 May

Basement Studio

£10 / 01753 866 865

  • 20:00

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Sat 26 Apr

£10; £8 adv / 01833 631107

  • 20:00

Gagged & Bound Comedy

Camden's new, free night of stand-up comedy, featuring great headline acts and some of the best up and coming comedians London has to offer.

The Constitution, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 34 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

Stand Up Adult Comedy

Local comedians perform laugh-out-loud stand-up.

The Walnut Tree, Maidstone

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 01622 727260

  • 20:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

The Wardrobe, Leeds

Thu 24 Apr

£7 / 0113 383 8800

Stories and anecdotes from Manchester-based Irishman Andrew Ryan.

  • 19:00

Thu 1 May

£7 / 0113 383 8800

Quick wit and cheeky banter from Newcastle-based stand-up Tony Jameson.

  • 19:00

Thu 8 May

£7 / 0113 383 8800

Sharp and dry wit and interactive humour from 2008 Chortle Student Comedy Award-winner and Manchester-based stand-up Carl Hutchinson.

  • 19:00
…and 13 more dates until 31 Jul back to top

Wahala 5

It's Jamaica v the rest of the Caribbean this time. Team Jamaica comprises Richard Blackwood, Slim, Annette Fagon and Rem Conway; rest of the Caribbean are Kat, Glenda Jaxson, Axel and Junior Booker. Host is Kojo.

IndigO2, London SE10

Sat 19 Apr

£28.75–£34 / 0871 220 0260

Crying Duck Comedy

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

Canal 125, London N1

Mon 21 Apr

£2 / 020 7837 1924

  • 19:45

Mon 28 Apr

£2 / 020 7837 1924

  • 19:45

Mon 5 May

£2 / 020 7837 1924

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 26 May

Kitchen Garden, Birmingham

Wed 14 May

£9 / 0121 443 4725

A sell-out comedy night with a fabulous all-female line Up. With resident MC Maureen Younger.

  • 20:00

Wed 11 Jun

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 443 4725

Sharp and caustic wit and intelligent storytelling from Jen Brister. Also featuring Mercedes Benson, Julie Jepson and MC Maureen Younger.

Wed 9 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 443 4725

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

…and 5 more dates until 10 Dec

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman: Work In Progress

Surreal and offbeat humour as the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner tries out new material.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 10 Jul

Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:15

Fri 11 Jul

Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:15

Mon 14 Jul

Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:15
…and 3 more dates until 17 Jul

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew: Work In Progress

Subversive and deconstructive humour as the stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring works on new material.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Tue 10 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Wed 11 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45
…and 14 more dates until 6 Jul

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Space

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top