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…

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 24 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 26 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct

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

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

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…and at 25 other places

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.

The Core At Corby Cube

Fri 31 Oct

£15.50

Exeter Corn Exchange

Sun 9 Nov

£15 / 01392 665938

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Wed 12 Nov

£15 / 0871 472 0400

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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 24 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 25 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 31 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 17 more dates until 27 Dec

Comedy Carnival

A full-on showcase of the best and funniest around.

Rise Superclub, London WC2H

Fri 12 Dec

£15.68–£51.75 / 07973 234617

Fri 19 Dec

£15.68–£51.75 / 07973 234617

Rumba, London W1D

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7287 2715

London's world famous comedy scene has always attracted the best international comedians. Every Friday and Saturday, our clubs present some of the finest stand-up London has to offer.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

Sat 25 Oct

£14; £16 reserved seating; £22 party package; £30 Grace party package; £30 Pizza Express Party Package / 020 7287 2715

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line-up of international comedy every Friday and Saturday night.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

Fri 31 Oct

£12 / 020 7287 2715

Stand-up comedy show featuring with four comedians.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

…and 16 more dates until 20 Dec back to top

Causewayside Splitters

Up and coming local and national talent with one aim: to cheer your evening up. Hurray for that!

The Old Bell, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 668 1573

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Cape Town Funny Festival

South Africa presents its funniest folk, including Marc Lottering, Alan Committie, Kev Orkian, Marc Lottering, Nik Rabinowitz, Carl Wastie, Alan Committie, Kev Orkian, Siv Ngesi and Tumi Morake.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Thu 23 Oct

£20–£30 / 0844 871 7646

Fri 24 Oct

£20–£30 / 0844 871 7646

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£30 / 0844 871 7646

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

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 6 Apr 2015

£21 / 020 8561 8371

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…and at 31 other places

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

The Lowry, Salford

Mon 27 Oct

£20.50 / 08432 086000

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Thu 23 Oct

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 493 9999

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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…

Buxton Opera House

Thu 27 Nov

£40.50 / 0845 127 2190

Fri 28 Nov

£40.50 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 29 Nov

£39.50 / 01223 357851

Sun 30 Nov

£39.50 / 01223 357851

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 8 Nov

£39.50 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 3 Dec

£40 (£36) / 020 8688 9291

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Red Raw

The Stand's spankingly good new talent night, encouraging the latest comedy stars out of the woodwork. Then maybe putting them back in afterwards.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£2 / 0131 558 7272

Dylan Moran pops by to try out new material.

  • 20:30 Red Raw The Stand, Edinburgh

Mon 3 Nov

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30 Red Raw The Stand, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30 Red Raw The Stand, Edinburgh
…and 4 more dates until 8 Dec

Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Thu 13 Nov

£23 / 01204 334400

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 31 Oct

£23 / 01256 844244

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Fri 24 Oct

£23 / 01284 758000

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…and at 55 other places

This Is Comedy

Russell Kane acts as compere for a night of comedy featuring Matt Richardson, Nish Kumar, Zoe Lyons and Dane Baptiste.

Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2R

Mon 1 Dec

£22.50 / 0844 482 9675

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Sharp humour and observation.

Oceana, Nottingham

Fri 24 Oct

£12; £15 / 0115 950 1075

Enthusiastic stand-up from Steve Harris, plus Brennan Reece, John Moloney and

Sat 25 Oct

£12; £15 / 0115 950 1075

Enthusiastic stand-up from Steve Harris, plus Brennan Reece, John Moloney and

Fri 31 Oct

£12; £15 / 0115 950 1075

Engaging stand-up from Erich McEIroy and Barry Castagnola.

…and 15 more dates until 31 Dec

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

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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…and at 43 other places

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 15 Nov

£19.50 (£18.50) / 01892 530613

The Blake Theatre, Monmouth

Thu 13 Nov

£19.50 / 01600 719401

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…and at 12 other places

The Friday Show

Fridays are awesome. So is comedy. The Stand has considered both these things.

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Martin Mor, Henry Paker and host Susan Morrison.

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Pete Johansson, Mike Gunn, Tony Jameson and host Scott Agnew.

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Dylan Moran, Quincy and hosted by Martin Mor.

…and 5 more dates until 12 Dec

Kevin McAleer

Deadpan wit and stories.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 028 6632 5440

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The Saturday Show

Saturday night in Glasgow, and The Stand has crammed some more top acts onto a stage for you. Get in early, as it sells out every time.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Martin Mor, Henry Paker and host Susan Morrison.

Sat 1 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Pete Johansson, Mike Gunn, Tony Jameson and host Scott Agnew.

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Dylan Moran, Quincy and hosted by Martin Mor.

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

Ahmed Ahmed: Ahmedica

The Egyptian-American comedian offers his thoughts and opinions on a range of topics, including racism and his attempts at dating whilst in his forties.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 23 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 24 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 25 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

Alan Carr: Work In Progress

Camp humour from the Channel 4 star as the stand-up tries out new material ahead of a forthcoming tour.

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Fri 7 Nov

£25 / 01874 611622

Sat 8 Nov

£25 / 01874 611622

The Friday Show

Friday night sparkles with the promise of comedy in a basement, courtesy of those good folk at The Stand. Hurrah!

The Stand, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Mick Ferry, Matt Green and host Susan Morrison.

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Janey Godley, Stu and Garry and host Joe Heenan.

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

…and 5 more dates until 12 Dec back to top