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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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£18.50 / 01727 844488

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£20 / 0844 576 2210

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

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Hogmanay Hootfest!

If you're planning on heading down to the Stand's Hogmanay extravaganza, you've made the right decision – it's warm in there. Congrats! Laugh it up in celebration with Ian Coppinger, Jo Caulfield, Keir McAllister, Liam Withnail and Bruce Devlin.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Sun 28 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

Mon 29 Dec

£15–£25 / 0131 558 7272

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

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 19 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 20 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 26 Dec

£9 / 0131 225 7171

…and 9 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£22.50 / 0161 624 2829

Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot

Sat 20 Dec

£22.50 / 01639 76314

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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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Lee Mack: Hit the Road Mack

Sharp one-liners and high energy banter from the BAFTA award-winning comic and star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie to You.

Brighton Centre

Mon 22 Dec

£27.50 / 0844 847 1515

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 18 Dec

£27.50 / 0191 261 2606

O2 Apollo Manchester

Sat 20 Dec

£27.50 / 0844 477 7677

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Breakneck Comedy

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

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Fri 19 Dec

£10–£30 / 07702 305532

With Paul Pirie, Patrick Rolink, Billy Kirkwood and Stuart Mitchell.

Sat 20 Dec

£10 / 07702 305532

With Paul Pirie, Patrick Rolink, Billy Kirkwood and Stuart Mitchell.

Tue 23 Dec

£5 / 07702 305532

With the Rev Obadiah Steppenwolfe III plus guests.

The Stand Christmas Special

Pop on your vulgar Christmas pullover and head along to a right proper festive treat at the Stand, with comedy crackers Gary Little, Mary Bourke, The Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III and host Raymond Mearns.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 18 Dec

£12–£15 / 0844 335 8879

Fri 19 Dec

£12–£15 / 0844 335 8879

Sat 20 Dec

£12–£15 / 0844 335 8879

Sun 21 Dec

£12–£15 / 0844 335 8879

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Andrew O'Neill: Heavy Metal – A History

  • 4 stars

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.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 / 01527 577330

Carnegie Theatre, Workington

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£13 / 01900 602122

The Garage, London N5

Sat 2 May 2015

£12.50 / 0844 847 1678

Give My Head Peace

Character filled stand-up with Tim McGarry featuring Ulster's favourite dysfunctional family.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 18 Dec

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 18 Dec

Old Town Hall

£20 / 01494 512000

Festive merriment with Sean Percival and Suzi Ruffell.

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.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May 2015

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 15 May 2015

£25.50

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Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure

Often hailed as one of this generation's best stand-ups, the master of absurdity takes his whimsical ramblings on tour in his first new show in four years. Expect fast-paced wordplay, a spot of multilingualism and surreality aplenty.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Tue 23 Dec

£20 / 01424 229111

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James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

Loughborough Town Hall

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£7 (£5) / 01509 231914

LOL Comedy Club

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 20 Dec

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 31 Dec

Britannia Suite

£20 / 0844 871 7649

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

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

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Fri 19 Dec

£12 ( £11) / 01344 484 123

Stand-ups take to the stage introduced by MC Tom Webb, with Russell Hicks, Tom Deacon and Jessica Fostekew.

Cellar Bar

£12 ( £11) / 01344 484 123

Stand-ups take to the stage for an evening of merriment.

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Cellar Bar

£12 ( £11) / 01344 484 123

A host of live stand-up acts present their most recent material in the Cellar Bar.

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Cellar Bar

£12 (£11) / 01344 484 123

A selection of stand-up acts perform in the Cellar Bar.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Mar 2015

Footlights Comedy

New and experienced comedians for a Sunday night.

Edinburgh Footlights

Mon 22 Dec

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

Mon 29 Dec

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£4 (£3) / 0131 229 6466

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The Forum Music Centre, Darlington

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10 / 01325 363135

Live stand-up comedians.

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£14 ( £5) / 01283 508100

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£14 / 01952 728911

Norwich Playhouse

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£17.50 ( £5) / 01603 598598

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£17.50 ( £5) / 01603 598598

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Richard Herring: We're All Going To Die

Sharp and intelligent satire about the inevitability of death from the creator of the As It Occurs To Me podcast and Stewart Lee's former comedy partner.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Thu 14 May 2015

£15 / 020 3108 1000

Fri 15 May 2015

£15 / 020 3108 1000

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Sat 9 May 2015

£15.60 / 0113 243 0808

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£15 / 0871 472 0400

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Stand Christmas Special

Is it really that time of year again? Ooh, the forced jollity of it all! De-stress at the Stand, who have lined up a whole troupe of funny people to take your mind off the time of year: Martin Mor, Andy White, Kai Humphries and host Susan Morrison. There's also an extra special festive menu if you fancy making an evening…

The Stand, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

£12–£15 (plus meal £20.95–£22.95) / 0131 558 7272

Fri 19 Dec

£12–£15 (plus meal £20.95–£22.95) / 0131 558 7272

Sat 20 Dec

£12–£15 (plus meal £20.95–£22.95) / 0131 558 7272

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 10 Jun 2015

£18.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£18.50 / 01256 844244

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May 2015

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct 2015

£17.50 / 01527 577330

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