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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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 01727 844488

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£20 / 0844 576 2210

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

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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 26 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 27 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 7 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Dara O Briain: Crowd Tickler

The jovial Irish star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to Scotland with his straightforward observational humour.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£23 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£24 / 01256 844244

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£24 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£24–£39

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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.

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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Jake O'Kane: Tongue-Lashing

Political comedy from the star of BBC NI's The Blame Game.

Belfast Waterfront

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Studio

£18 / 028 9033 4400

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Studio

£18 / 028 9033 4400

The Braid: Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£14 / 028 2565 7161

Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

Mon 16 Mar 2015

£16 (£14) / 028 4461 5283

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Breakneck Comedy

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

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Tue 23 Dec

£5 / 07702 305532

With the Rev Obadiah Steppenwolfe III plus guests.

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£17.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0845 5218 218

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 0845 5218 218

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 01553 764864

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Hogmanay Hootfest!

If you're planning on heading down to the Stand's Hogmanay extravaganza, you've made the right decision – it's warm in there. Congrats! Laugh it up in celebration with Ian Coppinger, Jo Caulfield, Keir McAllister, Liam Withnail and Bruce Devlin.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

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

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 024 7637 6707

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£23.50 / 01553 764864

Exeter Corn Exchange

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 01392 665938

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Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler

The master of surreality airs his qualms and doubts about the world via a charming blend of religious dubstep, horntallica and an interesting new musical take on Downton Abbey.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 6 Dec 2015

£25 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Thu 3 Dec 2015

£25 / 0844 847 1515

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 6 Nov 2015

£25 / 01223 357851

Sat 7 Nov 2015

£25 / 01223 357851

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Comedy Central

Brightening up your weekends with a line-up of top notch funny types.

Baby Blue, Liverpool

Sat 27 Dec

£18–£37 / 0151 702 5834

Stand-up comedy performances with compere Mark Oliver with head liner Alex Boardman with support from one act to be announced and Peter Otway.

Wed 31 Dec

£35–£68 / 0151 702 5834

Top stand-up from Danny McLoughlin, Keith Carter presents: Nige, John Lynn and Howard Read.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£18; £29–£37 inc meals / 0151 702 5834

Top observational stand-up from Jamie Sutherland, Junior Simpson, Steve Harris and Adam Staunton.

…and 20 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

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

Highlight, Leeds

Wed 31 Dec

£25 / 0844 844 0044

Welcome the New Year with Jonathan Mayor, Smug Roberts, Martin Mor and Chris Taylor. Leeds Jongleurs is a newly refurbished and multi facetted comedy club/bar and nightclub. Once the show has finished, the venue transforms into a Super club experience, boasting four fantastic rooms with a 'round the world' theme.

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LOL Comedy Club

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 31 Dec

Britannia Suite

£20 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

…and 3 more dates until 16 May 2015

Omid Djalili

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

Burnley Mechanics

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£23 / 01282 664400

Buxton Opera House

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£26 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£23 / 01223 357851

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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 23 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 30 Dec

Free / 0141 332 1622

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 332 1622

…and 29 more dates until 28 Jul 2015

The Fleece Comedy Club

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

Fleece Inn, Halifax

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£8.50 / 01422 820 687

Character comedy from former breakfast radio host on London's XFM Tom Binns, as his diabolical DJ persona Ivan Brackenbury. Also featuring Andre Vincent, Nick Cranston and MC Justin Moorhouse.

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.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50 / 0161 624 2829

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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.

Bingley Arts Centre

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.50 / 01274 567983

The Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£20

With Mike Garry.

O2 Apollo Manchester

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£27.50–£32.50 / 0844 477 7677

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£27.50–£32.50 / 0844 477 7677

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Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£9 / 0844 854 2776

Knock Knock comedy club with Jonny Pelham and Rob Rouse.

ROFL Stand-up Comedy

See if the night lives up to its promise of getting you ROFLing – there's three comedians plus MC each time.

The Old Post Office, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 27 Dec

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£8 / 01782 262052

…and 43 more dates until 7 Nov 2015

Stewart Lee: A Room with a Stew

The latest show from Lee to promote his latest Comedy Vehicle DVD.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£21 / 01727 844488

Brighton Dome

Fri 27 Feb 2015

Concert Hall

£22 / 01273 709709

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Concert Hall

£22 / 01273 709709

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 19 Jun 2015

£23.50 / 01223 357851

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99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Tue 30 Dec

£20 adv; £30 inc meals / 07760 488119

Stand-up material from James Acaster, Spencer Brown and Nathan Caton.

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£14.10–£15.75; £25.85–£31.50 inc meals / 07760 488119

Engaging stand-up from three top comics.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£16.85–£19.10; £31.50–£36 inc meals / 07760 488119

Top stand-up from Josh Howie and Bob Mills.

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