Late night events, Comedy, Stand-up

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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 31 Oct

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

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

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Phil Nichol, Michael Legge and host Stu Murphy.

Fri 14 Nov

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With David Fulton, Ria Lina and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

…and 4 more dates until 12 Dec

Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate

The very best of Gilded Balloon hole up in Drygate each Friday, which means you get to indulge in craft beer and comedy – a winning combination.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Ray Bradshaw, John Hastings, Lloyd Griffith and Julia Sutherland.

Fri 7 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Scott Agnew, Rob Rouse, Russell Hicks and Chris Forbes.

Fri 14 Nov

£15 for show only; £30 for show and two-course meal; £33 for show and three-course meal / 0141 212 8810

With Ray Bradshaw, Marcel Lucont, Vladimir McTavish and Gareth Waugh.

…and 5 more dates until 19 Dec

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

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

Lakeside Leisure Complex, Camberley

Sat 13 Dec

£19.50 / 01252 836464

Freeze! Tim Key & Tom Basden

Tim Key and Tom Basden re-assemble their ritualistic double act to recite poetry, sing songs, shout and guzzle lager.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 22 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 23 Dec

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

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 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.

Sat 15 Nov

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With David Fulton, Ria Lina and hosted by Bruce Devlin.

…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 14 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Fri 21 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Thu 27 Nov

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sheffield City Hall

Fri 7 Nov

£16 / 0114 278 9789

Comedy club with Toby Foster, R David, Larry Deane and Wes Zaharuk. Definitely gives one of the zaniest shows on the market complete with props. If you like to laugh you won't want to miss this comic, who credits his comic roots to his parents, in action.

Sat 8 Nov

£16 / 0114 278 9789

Comedy club with Toby Foster, R David, Larry Deane and Wes Zaharuk. Definitely gives one of the zaniest shows on the market complete with props. If you like to laugh you won't want to miss this comic, who credits his comic roots to his parents, in action.

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 1 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Pete Johansson, Mike Gunn, Tony Jameson and host Scott Agnew.

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Dylan Moran, Quincy and hosted by Martin Mor.

Sat 15 Nov

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Karl Spain, Diane Spencer and hosted by Kevin Shepherd.

…and 4 more dates until 13 Dec

The Best In Stand Up

Exactly what it says on the tin – The Comedy Store presents its best stand ups.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 31 Oct

£14 ( £9) / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up with Carey Marx, Jo Caulfield, Prince Abdi, Carl Donnelly and MC Ian Moore.

Sat 1 Nov

£23.50; £17.50 / 0844 871 7699

Stand-up with Carey Marx, Jo Caulfield, Carl Donnelly, Prince Abdi plus open spot and MC Ian Moore.

Fri 7 Nov

£20 / 0844 871 7699

Observational stand-up with Marlon Davis, Jarred Christmas, Roger Monkhouse, Dave Fulton and MC Ian Coppinger.

…and 9 more dates until 20 Dec

Best of Vespbar Virgins

Graham Barrie hosts the best of the up-and-coming talent showcased at the regular Vespbar Virgins night.

Vespbar, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£5 / 0141 204 0060

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Massive Dad

One hour of sketches and jokes.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Wed 5 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

  • 21:00 – 22:00 Massive Dad Pleasance Theatre, London

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

  • 3 stars

If Tony hadn't spent about 20 years of his life playing Football Manager he'd probably have achieved a whole lot more. Thankfully he didn't, otherwise there'd be no show tonight.

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 4 Nov

£8 (£6.50) / 0161 832 3605

Aatif Nawaz: Muslims Do it Five Times a Day

Social and cultural observations from the British-Pakistani stand-up.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 8 Nov

£10 / 0844 873 3433

Al Lubel, Paddy Lennox, Keith Platt, Tania Edwards, David Mulholland @ Soho Comedy Club!

Stand-up with Al Lubel, Paddy Lennox, Keith Platt, David Mulholland and Tania Edwards.

The Prince Of Wales, London WC2B

Fri 21 Nov

£12.50–£16.50; £12 adv

Alan Francis, Anil Desai, Rob Deb, David Mulholland @ Soho Comedy Club!

A night of stand-up featuring headliner Alan Francis with support from Anil Desai, Rob Deb and David Mulholland.

The Prince Of Wales, London WC2B

Sat 6 Dec

£12.50–£16.50; £12 adv

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Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 11 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 12 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 13 Nov

£13.75–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

Amadeus Martin: God Created Brixton

Observational stand-up exploring urban myths.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Fri 28 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Sat 29 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Sun 30 Nov

£5.95–£7.95 / 020 7354 8246

Andy Kind - Chortle Comedy Book Festival

The Gig Delusion is a laugh-out-loud novel set against the backdrop of the UK comedy circuit as Andy is given the challenge of performing a gig in every English county in 10 weeks.

The Colonel Fawcett, London NW1

Tue 11 Nov

£4 (£3) / 020 8549 9790

Arthur Smith

A Christmas comedy night featuring stand-up from the comedian and broadcaster, known for TV appearances on Grumpy Old Men and three series of Arthur Smith's Balham Bash for Radio 4.

The Drayton Court, London W13

Wed 10 Dec

£15 / 020 8997 1019

The Bedford, London SW12

Fri 31 Oct

£14 / 020 8682 8940

Live stand-up performances. Line-up TBC.

Sat 1 Nov

£16 / 020 8682 8940

Stand-up show at The Bedford. Line-up TBC.

Fri 7 Nov

£14 / 020 8682 8940

Live stand-up performances. Line-up TBC.

…and 9 more dates until 6 Dec back to top

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Thu 4 Dec

£8 (£6.50) / 020 7424 8918

Euan Raffles hosts the live podcast with a different theme every month. This month, the gang tackles the issue of Comic Con.

The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Ever changing comedy line-up

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Fri 12 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

Sat 13 Dec

£19 / 0871 472 0400

Established stand-ups John Fothergill, Sol Bernstein and Andy Robinson take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

The Best In Stand Up

With Mick Ferry, Paul Tonkinson, Michael Fabbri and MC Sean Meo.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 5 Dec

£14 (£9) / 0844 871 7699

The best in stand-up with MC Jason Cook, Paul Thorne, Paul Tonkinson, Markus Birdman, Joe Lycett plus an open spot.

Fri 12 Dec

£14 (£9) / 0844 871 7699

The best in stand-up comedy with comedians MC John Moloney, Addy Van Der Borgh, Phil Nichol, Carey Marx, Ben Norris plus an open spot.

Sat 13 Dec

£19 (£14) / 0844 871 7699

The best in live stand-up comedy with comedians MC John Moloney, Addy Van Der Borgh, Phil Nichol, Carey Marx, Ben Norris plus an open spot.

…and 2 more dates until 20 Dec

The Best In Stand-Up

Big names from the circuit showing off exactly why they're performing at a night called Best in Stand-up. No pressure then.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

£18–£22; £23–£34 inc meal; £20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£12–£16; £17–£28 inc meal; £14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £9; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy night with MC John Moloney, Sean Collins, Zoe Lyons, Jimmy McGhie and Romesh Ranganathan.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 8 Nov

£18–£22; £23–£34 inc meal; £20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£12–£16; £17–£28 inc meal; £14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £9; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy with comedians MC Gordon Southern, Paul Tonkinson, Markus Birdman, Christian Reilly and Carl Donnelly.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

Sat 15 Nov

£20–£24; £25–£36 inc meal (£14–£18; £19–£30 inc meal; £10) / 0870 593 2932

The best in stand-up comedy with comedians MC Ian Coppinger, Chris McCausland, John Warburton, Phil Nichol plus a special guest.

£10–£20 / 0870 593 2932

…and 8 more dates until 20 Dec

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Offbeat humour from the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award winner.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 3 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 4 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 5 Nov

Downstairs

£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 21 Nov back to top