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Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Wed 10 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

Wed 17 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 020 7354 8246

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Thu 25 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0844 335 8879

  • 18:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 Sep

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Gags On The Green

Gags on the Green returns to the Bluebell, Werrington Green, on Friday 19th September.

The Bluebell Inn, Peterborough

Fri 19 Sep

£7 / 01733 571 264

  • 19:30 – 23:00

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

  • 19:30

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Wed 17 Sep

£17.50

  • 19:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£20 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

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…and at 8 other places

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 5 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Sat 6 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£9 / 0131 225 7171

  • 20:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec back to top

G Spot

Comedy, cabaret and 'camparet' with host Jojo Sutherland and a host of different guests each time.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

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

Thu 9 Oct

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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…and at 61 other places

Comedian Rap Battles

The Fringe hit returns, bringing with it that unmissable combination of rap fantasies and big egos. With street cred on the line – who'll choke and who'll gain 'nuff respect?

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 3 Sep

£6 (£4) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Wed 1 Oct

£6 (£4) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

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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Paul Merton: Only When I Laugh

Known for his intelligent and surreal humour, Paul Merton's appearances on Have I Got News For You have seen him become an artfully rebellious fixture for over 25 years. This is an evening of laughter as he takes us on an evocative journey from his working-class Fulham childhood to the present day.

Broadway Letchworth, Letchworth Garden City

Mon 29 Sep

£20 / 01462 681 088

Nottingham Playhouse

Wed 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Sheffield Theatres

Mon 20 Oct

Crucible

£11 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:30

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Aye Right? How No'?: Comedy Countdown to the Referendum

Vladimir McTavish and Keir McAllister take on the independence debate in a show that blends stand-up, poetry, spoken word and politics. Special guests include Gary Little, Susan Morrison and Alan Bissett.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 17 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Best of West Brewery Comedy Club

Jamie Dalgleish hosts some of his comedy buddies who've impressed at the West's monthly stand-up gigs. Doors open 8pm.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Thu 4 Sep

£7 / 0141 550 0135

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 2 Oct

£7 / 0141 550 0135

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 6 Nov

£7 / 0141 550 0135

  • 20:00 – 22:30
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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…

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 11 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Sun 12 Oct

£30 / 01382 434940

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Mon 29 Sep

prices vary / 01224 641122

Tue 30 Sep

prices vary / 01224 641122

Perth Concert Hall

Wed 1 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

Thu 2 Oct

Sold out / 01738 621031

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Comedy @ The State

The granddaddy of Glasgow comedy venues continues to attract some of Scotland's best comedians to its wee basement of joy. Clever granddaddy.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

£9 (£6) / 0141 332 2159

With John Scott, Jamie Dalgleish and MC Chris Broomfield.

  • 21:00 – 23:45

Sat 13 Sep

£9 (£6) / 0141 332 2159

With Des Clarke and MC Chris Broomfield.

  • 21:00 – 23:45

Sat 20 Sep

£9 () / 0141 332 2159

With Rory O'Hanlan and MC Chris Broomfield.

  • 21:00 – 23:45

Hardeep Singh Kohli: Hardeep Is Your Love

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

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 11 Sep

£14 ( £12; £12) / 01527 577330

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Arts Centre, Swindon

Thu 23 Oct

£16 / 01793 614837

  • 19:30

Barbican Theatre, Plymouth

Sat 25 Oct

£15 phone for availability / 01752 267131

  • 19:30

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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 6 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

There's Bruce Devlin, Neil Dougan, Damian Clark and Rich Wilson making you laugh this weekend.

  • 21:00

Sat 13 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

Martin Mor is host, with Paul Tonkinson, Susan McCabe and John Robertson.

  • 21:00

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0844 335 8879

It's Raymond Mearns' turn to host the weekend – and he's accompanied by Janey Godley, Alex Broadman and Rory O'Hanlan.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 18 Oct back to top

Conal Gallen: Laugh And A Half

Energetic stand-up and song from the vocalist and entertainer.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Sat 27 Sep

£20 / 028 6632 5440

  • 20:00

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.

Brighton Dome

Thu 16 Oct

Corn Exchange

£16 (£14) / 01273 709709

  • 19:30

The Core At Corby Cube

Fri 31 Oct

£15.50 / 01536 470470

  • 19:30

Komedia, Bath

Sun 12 Oct

£15; £25.50 inc meal / 0845 293 8480

  • 20:00

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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 5 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Fri 12 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Susan Morrison – the lucky duck – hosts Michael Fabbri and David Langley.

  • 21:00

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

Vladimir McTavish hosts this weekend, with Trevor Cook and Loretta Main.

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 17 Oct

Paul Sinha

An evening of thoughtful wit from the former GP/current international stand-up.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Thu 18 Sep

£12 / 0151 907 8360

  • 19:30

Colchester Arts Centre

Sat 13 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01206 500900

  • 20:30

Contact, Manchester

Sat 15 Nov

£14 (£8) / 0161 274 0600

  • 20:00

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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 8 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 15 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Mon 22 Sep

£2 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30
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