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One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

Gala, Durham

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 0191 332 4041

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£20.50 / 0118 960 6060

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The Thursday Show

Kick off those brogues and start your weekend early, you cheeky scamps, with a full-on comedy bonanza at the Stand.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

With Mick Ferry, Steve Shanyaski, Chris Henry and hosted by Raymond Mearns.

Thu 4 Dec

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

With Fred MacAulay, Tommy Rawson, Jay Lafferty and hosted by Billy Kirkwood.

Thu 11 Dec

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

With Bruce Morton, Jarlath Regan, Jonny Pelham and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

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 28 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 29 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 5 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 15 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Club Fandango Comedy Night

Comedy club night with three of best comedians from the UK comedy circuit with special offers on the night.

Annabel's Cabaret & Discotheque, Plymouth

Thu 11 Dec

£10; £8 adv / 01752 260555

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 29 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Mick Ferry, Steve Shanyaski and hosted by Raymond Mearns.

Sat 6 Dec

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Fred MacAulay, Tommy Rawson, Jay Lafferty and hosted by Billy Kirkwood.

Sat 13 Dec

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Bruce Morton, Jarlath Regan, Jonny Pelham and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

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The Friday Show

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

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Mick Ferry, Steve Shanyaski, Chris Henry and hosted by Raymond Mearns.

Fri 5 Dec

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Fred MacAulay, Tommy Rawson, Jay Lafferty and hosted by Billy Kirkwood.

Fri 12 Dec

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

With Bruce Morton, Jarlath Regan, Jonny Pelham and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

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.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun 2015

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

Athena, Leicester

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£20

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The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 30 Nov

£20 adv / 020 7437 1540

The most recent material from stand-up acts Luke Benson, Sean McLoughlin, Inder Manocha and Matt Green.

Sun 7 Dec

£20 adv / 020 7437 1540

Stand-up performers Iain Stirling, Larry Dean and Funmbi Omatayo present their most recent material.

Sun 14 Dec

£20 / 020 7437 1540

TV and radio personality Tom Allen, winner of Amused Moose Laugh-Off Pierre Novellie and Chortle's best newcomer Iain Stirling all perform their most recent stand-up material.

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

Political satire from the writer and radio regular.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 4 Dec

Second Space

£13

Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

Thu 27 Nov

Channel Suite

£13 / 01303 228600

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Wed 3 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0844 871 7646

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Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Capitol, Horsham

Tue 25 Nov

£23.50 (£21.50) / 01403 750 220

Circus Tavern, Purfleet

Sat 29 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £25 / 01708 863838

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 024 7637 6707

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…and at 1 other place

John Cleese: So, Anyway

The tallest and most senile of the Python crew shares his comedic perspective and his new book So, Anyway.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 26 Nov

£30.50–£45.50

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Sun 14 Dec

£30 / 020 7730 4500

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 21 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0117 922 3686

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Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 4 Dec

£9 / 0844 854 2776

The Knock Knock comedy club returns with another three quality comedians. Amongst the performers over the last two years, the likes of Katherine Ryan, Gary Delaney, Joel Dommett, Lloyd Griffith, Suzi Ruffel and many more have taken to the Knock Knock stage.

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£9 / 0844 854 2776

Knock Knock comedy club with Jonny Pelham and Rob Rouse.

Pierre Novellie Is Mighty Peter

  • 3 stars

Slick comedy from the South African-born, Isle of Man-raised Pierre Novellie.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Tue 9 Dec

£6.95 / 020 7354 8246

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

JW3, London NW3

Mon 1 Dec

Howard Hall

£20 subject to availability / 020 7433 8988

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£20–£30 / 0844 264 2140

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£20–£30 / 0844 264 2140

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£20–£30 / 0844 264 2140

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Chris Henry's Comedy Creche

Chris Henry provides the laughs in his weekly comedy creche which sees eight acts perfecting their craft each time.

DRAM!, Glasgow

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 9 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

…and 33 more dates until 28 Jul 2015

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

Wed 3 Dec

£40 (£36) / 020 8688 9291

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An Evening of Stuff & Nonsense

A light-hearted evening of funtimes.

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£13.90 / 023 9282 4355

The Fleece Comedy Club

A great wee line-up at the Fleece each time 'round.

The Fleece Countryside Inn, Barkisland

Sun 14 Dec

£10 / 01422 820687

With Tony Burgess, Mitch Benn, Penella Mellor and MC Justin Moorhouse.

Fleece Inn, Halifax

Sun 14 Dec

£10 / 01422 820 687

Sharp observations from Manchester-based stand-up and actor in former BBC3 sitcom Ideal, Tony Burgess. Also featuring Mitch Benn, Penella Mellor and MC Justin Moorhouse.

Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 27 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

£6 / 01494 512000

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

Thu 4 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

Festive wit from Kevin McCarthy and Jim Tavare.

Thu 11 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

The entertainment this evening comes in the guise of Tom Deacon.

Thu 18 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

Festive merriment with Sean Percival and Suzi Ruffell.

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Jon Richardson: Nidiot

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 1 Dec

£23 / 01702 351135

Sheffield City Hall

Sun 7 Dec

Irwin Mitchell Oval Hall

£19.50 / 0114 278 9789

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Sat 29 Nov

£19.50 / 029 2087 8444

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Comedy Link Up

Playful, upbeat humour and razor-sharp wit from former contestant on ITV's Show Me The Funny contestant, Rudi Lickwood. Also featuring Eddie Kadi, A Dot Comedian, Kane Brown, Richard Blackwood, Axel and Slim.

The Forum, London NW5

Sun 7 Dec

£23.50–£25 / 020 7428 4099

Hogmanay Hootfest!

The bells are ringing (in a good way) and the laughs are heading your way with the relentless Tom Stade, John Gillick, Susie McCabe, Dan Petherbridge and Billy Kirkwood.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£25 / 0844 335 8879

…and 2 more dates until 31 Dec

Seann Walsh: Seann 28

Observational storytelling from the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and star of Channel 4's Stand Up For The Week and BBC1's Live At The Apollo.

Blackheath Halls, London SE3

Sat 20 Dec

Recital Room

£16 (£14) / 020 8463 0100

Colchester Arts Centre

Thu 4 Dec

£14 (£12) / 01206 500900

Evesham Arts Centre

Fri 12 Dec

£14 / 01386 446944

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