Late night events, Comedy, Stand-up

138 events

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Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Enthusiastic storytelling and sharp wit from the Canadian stand-up.

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Stand III

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Just the Big Room

£7.50 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Just the Big Room

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Freddie Farrell: Lock, Stock and One Joking Farrell

Freddie Farrell / Free Festival Now that Freddie is a family man he is trying his best to be responsible. Unfortunately life has other plans. Plus guest opening act. Free show! ‘Very funny and likeable’ ★★★★ (ThreeWeeks). 'Freddie Farrell is a charming funny man, one to watch for sure!' (Joe Lycett). 'Killer instinct…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Venue 150 @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 16 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Lennox Auditorium

£18.50 / 0844 847 1639

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bobby Mair: Obviously Adopted

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 8 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 9 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

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Bridget Christie: A Bic for Her

Passionate deconstruction of everyday sexism from the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner.

Y Tabernacle, Machynlleth

Fri 2 May

£11 / 01654 703355

  • 21:00

Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Full Frontal Nerdity

A night of unashamed nerdiness and unlimited laughs with Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Wed 21 May

£15.50–£20.50 (£14)

  • 21:00

Wed 4 Jun

£15.50–£20.50 (£14)

  • 21:00

Fri 18 Jul

£15.50–£20.50 (£14)

  • 21:00

Glenn Wool: The Jokes I'm Most Fond Of

Wool chooses a selection of different jokes each night from his outstanding career that's spanned 20 years of TV and live gigs.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 6 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Wed 7 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Thu 8 May

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 27 Apr

£12 (£10; £10) / 0844 693 3336

  • 21:00

Hal Cruttenden: Tough Luvvie

Intelligent breaking down of jokes from former Rob Brydon support Cruttenden.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 17 May

£15 / 01539 725 133

  • 21:00

Late Show

Neil Masters for Comedyzoo. It's our 12th year and Edinburgh's home of late night A-list stand-up comedy has moved to Pleasance. If you love exciting line-ups of top comedians and a great atmosphere, buy your tickets now! Comedians and audiences alike have made us the late night place to be. Flight of the Concords…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Pierre Novellie: Mighty Peter

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

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Bunker Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Bunker Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bunker Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Seann Walsh: The Lie-in King

Sharp and energetic observational humour from this fast-riser.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 19 Apr

Downstairs

£15–£17.50 / 020 7478 0100

Stewart Lee: A Room With A Stew: Work In Progress

Subversive and deconstructive humour as the stand-up and former comedic partner of Richard Herring works on new material.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Tue 10 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Wed 11 Jun

£10 / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45
…and 8 more dates until 21 Jun

Vespbar Comedy Club

Top circuit comedians who're strutting their funny stuff each weekend. MC is the marvelous Viv Gee.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Lee Kyle headlines with support from Richard Hunter, Michael Porter, Aldis Hamilton and resident MC Viv Gee.

  • 22:00 – 23:45

Sat 19 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Lee Kyle headlines with support from Richard Hunter, Peter Wood, Gregor Wappler and resident MC Viv Gee.

  • 22:00 – 23:45

Fri 25 Apr

£10 / 0141 204 0060

Jojo Sutherland headlines with support from Martin Bearne, Gary Meikle and Gregg Wilson. Resident MC is your host.

  • 22:00 – 23:45
…and 5 more dates until 10 May

Andrew O'Neill: Heavy Metal – A History

Inventive, offbeat humour and intelligent wit from the vegan, amateur occultist and member of steampunk band The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing.

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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David Trent: This Is All I Have

Inventive humour and video-assisted stand-up from the Best Newcomer nominee at the 2012 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Joan Rivers: Quick … Before they Close the Lid

The New York diva and veteran of the stage known for her outrageous humour and dgif attitude.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 18 Oct

£30–£34.50 / 0844 800 0400

  • 21:00 – 23:00

John Hastings

Autobiographical stand-up and storytelling in which Hastings uses his experiences of depression and anxiety to deliver his own brand of humour.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 24 Aug

Matt Richardson: Hometown Hero

Intelligent and energetic observational humour from the 2012 winner of Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show award.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 31 May

The Lounge

£12 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

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.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Tue 10 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Wed 11 Jun

Downstairs

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun back to top

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club

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

Winter Garden, Eastbourne

Fri 30 May

Floral Hall

£9 ( £8) / 01323 412000

Bitter and cynical aspersions from Rob Heeney, with insightful humour from Jessica Fostekew and bilingual stand-up Elis James.

  • 21:00

Fri 18 Jul

Floral Hall

£9 ( £8) / 01323 412000

Bitter and cynical aspersions from Rob Heeney, with insightful humour from Jessica Fostekew and bilingual stand-up Elis James.

  • 21:00

The Stand Late Show

For when you just can't face going home yet – the Stand provides a bumper showcase of Fringe acts to keep you entertained until the wee small hours.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Space

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Space

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Main Space

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 23 Aug

4 Good Comedians

Sharp wit and inventive gags from Dan Mitchell.

Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor

Sat 19 Apr

£8 ( £7) / 01248 355444

  • 21:00

50 Shades of Smay

Sarah-May Philo When one turns 30 it is generally agreed upon that shopping, binge eating and crying into one’s cat is just the ticket for transitioning out of those pesky 20-somethings. Sarah-May embraced all of this, then wrote a show. Join her as she explains the true meaning of being single … in Glasgow, no less.

Laughing Horse @ Bar 50, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Alcove

Free / 0131 524 1989

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 8 Aug

The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 19 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Musical comedy from London-based stand-up and Musical Comedy Awards finalist 2011, Carly Smallman. Also featuring Simon Feilder and Inder Manocha.

  • 21:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Offbeat and surreal humour from the 2010 winner of the Malcolm Hardee Award For Comic Originality, Robert White.

  • 21:30

Sat 3 May

£12 adv / 07760 488119

Intelligent wit and sharp cultural observations from British-Asian stand-up Inder Manocha. Also featuring Harriet Kemsley.

  • 21:30
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