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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 31 Oct

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 1 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 7 Nov

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 15 more dates until 27 Dec

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

Sun 26 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Mon 27 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

Wed 29 Oct

Clyde Auditorium

£28–£30 / 0141 248 3000

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

Breakneck Comedy

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

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Tue 28 Oct

£5 / 07702 305532

With Tony Jamieson, Robin Grainger, Scott Black plus guests.

Sat 1 Nov

£10 / 07702 305532

With Raymond Mearns, Gus Lymburn, Ryan Dooley and Anna Devitt.

Tue 4 Nov

£5 / 07702 305532

With Monty Burns, Jonny Thomson, Jim Smith plus guests.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Dec

Woody's Comedy Club

Monthly night of friendly – and funny – comedy types.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£8–£12 / 0141 221 7705

A Hallowe'en special with Jellybean Martinez, Billy Kirkwood, Damien Crow, The Wee Man and Rosco McSkeleton.

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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Laughter Eight

Early stand-up show from a handful of comedians, hosted by the formidable Viv Gee.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£8 / 0141 204 0060

Tony Jameson is your headliner with support from John Purves plus guest.

Sat 1 Nov

£8 / 0141 204 0060

Tony Jameson is your headliner with support from John Purves plus guest.

Fri 7 Nov

£8 / 0141 204 0060

…and 6 more dates until 29 Nov

Paul Chowdhry: PC's World

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles the human psyche's borderline tendencies.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 21 Nov

£14 / 01704 533333

The Dukes, Lancaster

Wed 19 Nov

£14 / 01524 598 500

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Wed 29 Oct

£15 / 01438 363200

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Rich Hall

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 28 Oct

£17.50 / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 020 8369 5454

Bedford Corn Exchange

Sun 30 Nov

£17.50 / 01234 325358

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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

Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 493 9999

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Tue 28 Oct

£20 / 029 2064 6900

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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 6 Nov

£7 / 0141 550 0135

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Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

53 Degrees, Preston

Fri 12 Dec

£12 / 01772 893000

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£14.50 / 01527 577330

Fri 1 May 2015

£14.50 / 01527 577330

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 27 Nov

Studio Theatre

£12 ( £10; Children £10 under 16s) / 020 8369 5454

Wed 8 Apr 2015

Studio Theatre

£13 / 020 8369 5454

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Stephen K Amos: Welcome To My World

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£19.50 / 01274 432000

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£18 / 020 8369 5454

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 12 Dec

Malt Room

£17 / 01539 725 133

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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

Sun 26 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 28 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Oct

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

AKA MissD

Enjoy your first heart attack, dress for a suicide bombing, respond when your date wants to clean your house in the nude. Why is it hard to take one human life with an Uzi? Who is the most difficult client for a human rights lawyer? What to do when your brain screams 'get out' but your alter-ego is already in it up to her…

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Fri 31 Oct

£6.50 / 020 7354 8246

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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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

Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

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

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

Buxton Opera House

Sat 22 Nov

£19.50 (£17.50) / 0845 127 2190

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The Saturday Show

Saturday nights à la Stand are normally a sold out affair so it's worth booking in advance and getting in early for the edibles. (Food. Not ladies.)

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Mick Ferry, Matt Green and host Susan Morrison.

Sat 1 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

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

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec

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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Marcel Lucont: Is

Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 0292 030440

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 5 Nov

£13 / 08432 086000

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 28 Oct

£2 / 0844 693 3336

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Simon Evans: Leashed

Quick-witted and cynical, Evans is, in his latest show, Leashed (as opposed, we imagine, to 'unleashed').

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Thu 13 Nov

£14 / 01304 370220

Corn Exchange, Dorchester Arts Centre

Fri 5 Dec

£14 (£12; £12) / 01305 266926

G Live, Guildford

Sat 1 Nov

£14 / 0844 770 1797

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Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad

Ten-times Sony Award-winning DJ Christian O'Connell (Absolute Radio) returns after his 2013 sold out acclaimed debut. O'Connell is a dad on the edge and if you've ever been a dad/had a dad/known a dad, this is the show for you. A show featuring beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the inherent evil of Peppa Pig.

Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Bordon

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£12 (£10; £10) / 01420 472664

Jason Byrne: You Name the Show

Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leaderboard on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 27 Nov

£17.50 / 01727 844488

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 9 Nov

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Cambridge Junction

Fri 14 Nov

J2

£18.50 / 01223 511511

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Jimeoin: Is It … ?!

Refining a lost art of the commonplace, Jimeoin is a comic with a delightful sense of the absurd and a uniquely low-key style.

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 26 Oct

£18.50 / 08432 086000

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