Evening events, Comedy, Stand-up

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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 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

The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 23 Nov

£15; £12 adv / 020 7437 1540

Live stand-up from Scottish comedian of the year Larry Dean, Caroline Mabey and Prince Abdi.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

…and 9 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

An Evening of Stuff & Nonsense

A light-hearted evening of funtimes.

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£13.90 / 023 9282 4355

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 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.

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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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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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…and at 18 other places

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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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

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 23 Nov

£25; £23 disabled ( £23; £23) / 0844 576 2210

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£22.50 / 024 7637 6707

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Stand Up For Sussex

Eddie Izzard and Jo Brand perform stand-up routines to raise funds for local campaigner Sarah Owen to win Hastings & Rye in 2015.

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Sun 23 Nov

£22 / 01424 462288

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

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

Downstairs At The King's Head, London N8

Sun 30 Nov

£7; £5 adv / 020 8340 1028

Stand-up performances from Lenny Peters, Amy Howerska, Oliver Noakes and Del Strain, plus one more act and MC TBC.

Sun 7 Dec

£7; £5 adv / 020 8340 1028

Relaxed stand-up performances from a variety of acts.

Sun 14 Dec

£7; £5 adv / 020 8340 1028

A relaxed show featuring stand-up from a variety of acts.

…and 8 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

The Quadrant, Brighton

Sat 29 Nov

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Intelligent wit and incisive humour from Andrew Watts. Also featuring Rachel Parris, Daphna Barum, Rob Deb, Gary Sansome and MC Sam Stone. Doors 7pm.

Sat 6 Dec

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Witty storytelling from Sarah Bennetto, plus Paul T Eyres, Dave Bailey, Ian Miller, Sam Stone and MC Dave Chawner. Doors 7pm.

Sat 13 Dec

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Observational humour from 2010 Channel 4's Stand-Up Search runner-up Jason Patterson. Also featuring Sean McLauchlin, Dave Chawner, Madge Hooks, Ian Lane and MC Lenny Peters. Doors 7pm.

Sat 20 Dec

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

Gags and banter from Jack Barry, Pam Ford, Joe Ross Williams, Jack Grant and MC Sam Stone. Doors 7pm.

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Craig Hill: Give Him an Inch …

High camp buffoonery from the kilted comedian.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£13.50 (£12) / 01592 583302

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£15.50 (£13.50) / 0131 665 2240

Cumbernauld Theatre

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£14 (Students £11) / 01236 732887

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Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

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

Gala, Durham

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£20 / 0191 332 4041

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£15.75–£27.75 / 028 9024 0411

Lichfield Garrick

Wed 18 Feb 2015

Main Auditorium

£19.35–£21.50 / 01543 412121

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Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep Is Your Love

Energetic humour, storytelling and wordplay reflecting on love, romance and heartbreak from the British writer and comedian.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

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.

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Thu 27 Nov

£24 / 0845 674 0505

Sat 6 Dec

£24 / 0845 674 0505

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50 / 0161 624 2829

Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot

Sat 20 Dec

£22.50 / 01639 76314

Laughing Horse Comedy

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

The Quadrant, Brighton

Sat 29 Nov

£7 (£6) / 01273 733238

With Andrew Watts, Rachel Parris, Daphna Barum, Rob Deb, Gary Sansome and Sam Stone.

Savoy Tup, London WC2

Sat 29 Nov

£7 (£6) / 020 3287 5533

With Lewis Bryan, Ed Pownall, Katherine Ferns, Tom Veryzer, Adam Broomfield-Straw, Marc Burrows, Sahar Mirhadi and Kevin McCarron.

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