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Mark Watson: Flaws

Mark's new show promises to be 'somewhat darker in tone than usual' as he talks about the fact that while he's won a number of comedy awards, he's also amassed a number of problems.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£17 / 01970 623 232

  • 20:00

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£16 / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 12 Nov

£16 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

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…and at 16 other places

Ben Norris: Mr Ambiguousness

Sharp wit and improvisations from the stand-up and father of triplets.

Derby Assembly Rooms

Fri 13 Jun

Darwin

£8.75 / 01332 255529

  • 20:00

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 8 May

£10 / 01792 475715

  • 20:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 30 Apr

£11 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

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Comedy All Stars

Actor, writer, comedian, juggler and radio presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire, Steve Royle shares his brand of humour. Also featuring Andy White, Jellybean Martinez and Damion Larkin.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 7 Nov

£12.50 / 01229 820000

  • 20:00

Daniel Sloss: Really?!

The young stand-up, who had his own TV show and three sell-out Fringes before he started shaving, now somewhat older, but still as funny.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 10 Oct

£14.50 / 01592 583302

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 17 Oct

£14.50 / 01475 723723

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£14.50 / 0131 665 2240

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Comedy All Stars

Offbeat humour and comedic songs from animator and 2011 Writer's Guild Award-winner for Best Children's TV Script, Howard Read. Also featuring Wes Zaharuk, Tony Vino and Ben Schofield.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 01229 820000

  • 20:00

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 21 May

Studio

£8 / 0191 454 1234

Inspired stand-up from Tom Allen, with Ray Bradshaw, Catherine Scott and MC Lee Kyle.

  • 20:00

Wed 18 Jun

Studio

£8 / 0191 454 1234

Dynamic stand-up from Rob Rouse, plus Danny Deegan, Nicola Mantalios-Lovett and MC Andy Fury.

  • 20:00

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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 24 May

£22.50 / 01256 844244

  • 20:00

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 21 May

£22.50 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Thu 22 May

£22.50 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

Buxton Opera House

Tue 13 May

£23.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 20:00

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Shappi Khorsandi

Sharp wit and storytelling from the Iranian-born stand-up, who drawn upon her rich heritage as the daughter of an exiled writer and comic from Iran.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Thu 8 May

£14 / 01642 525199

  • 20:00

The Ark Theatre, Hertswood School Upper Site, Borehamwood

Thu 22 May

£14 (£12) / 020 8238 7288

  • 20:00

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Fri 6 Jun

£13 / 0844 406 8666

  • 20:00

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Hellfire Comedy Club

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

G Live, Guildford

Thu 22 May

£30; £30 inc meal / 0844 770 1797

Emerging stand-up comedy acts straight from the London circuit.

  • 19:00

Thu 26 Jun

£30 / 0844 770 1797

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

  • 19:00

Watford Colosseum

Thu 8 May

£18 including a curry / 0845 075 3993

  • 20:00

Thu 24 Jul

£18 including a curry / 0845 075 3993

Intelligent humour from Zoe Lyons and Roger Monkhouse.

  • 20:00

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 24 Apr

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Enthused stand-up from Patrick Monohan and Lloyd Langford.

  • 20:00

Thu 1 May

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Engaging stand-up from Ian Moore, with Paul McCaffrey and Geoff Norcott.

  • 20:00

Thu 8 May

Old Town Hall

£6; £11 inc meal / 01494 512000

Expertly timed stand-up from Rob Rouse, with Ian Smith and Paul Tonkinson

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 May

Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent

  • 4 stars

The political heavyweight of the comedy world is renowned for causing mayhem in the quest for fairness and good. Tonight he talks about his many acts of dissent.

Broadway Nottingham

Fri 2 May

£15 (£10; £10) / 0115 9626 611

  • 20:00

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Thu 1 May

£15 (£13) / 01635 522 733

  • 19:45

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 30 Apr

£16 (£14) / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

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Michael Che: Cartoon Violence

  • 4 stars

Michael Che / The Assembly Rooms. Critics and audiences agree NY-based comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise. Recently named one of Rolling Stone's 50 Funniest People, Che's humour applies street culture to world issues with a delivery that the New York Times describes as 'a reflective, laid-back stage presence…

The Stand Comedy Club III & IV, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Stand III

£10 / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Stand III

£12 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee

Sharp and intelligent satire inspired by mis-hearing the lyrics to a well-known hymn.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Wed 23 Jul

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30

Thu 24 Jul

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Jul

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:30

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Bishopsgate Institute, London EC2M

Fri 9 May

£22 (£18) / 020 7392 9200

  • 19:30

Dorking Halls

Wed 24 Sep

£18.50 / 01306 881717

  • 20:00

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Bovi: Man on Fire

West African stand-up comic.

IndigO2, London SE10

Mon 26 May

£25–£75 / 0871 220 0260

Dr Phil Hammond: Games To Play With Your Doctor

The irreverent doctor – and TV regular – entertains with more medical humour.

Frome Memorial Theatre

Fri 30 May

£15 ( £13) / 07849 720470

  • 19:30

Selby Town Hall

Sat 17 May

Phone for avialability / 01757 708449

  • 20:00

Foster's Comedy Live

A bunch of comedians touting their jokes all over the shop just for you.

Highlight, Leeds

Fri 25 Jul

£17 / 0844 844 0044

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Highlight, London NW1

Fri 25 Apr

£17–£18 / 0844 844 0044

Energetic storytelling, acute insights and conversational banter from Liverpudlian stand-up Simon Bligh. Also featuring Rob Collins, Steve Shanyaski, Jon Brennan and Garret Millerick.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

£17–£18 / 0844 844 0044

Energetic storytelling, acute insights and conversational banter from Liverpudlian stand-up Simon Bligh. Also featuring Rob Collins, Steve Shanyaski, Jon Brennan and Garret Millerick.

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Fri 2 May

£17–£18 / 0844 844 0044

Engaging stand-up from Ian Coppinger, with Lateef Lovejoy, Dan Nightingale, Freddie Farrell and Larry Dean.

  • 20:00 – 22:00
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Gagged & Bound Comedy

Camden's new, free night of stand-up comedy, featuring great headline acts and some of the best up and coming comedians London has to offer.

The Constitution, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 8 May

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 34 more dates until 1 Jan 2015

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Anson Rooms, Bristol

Sat 18 Oct

£22.50

EPIC Studios, Norwich

Sat 15 Nov

£27.50 adv / 01603 766400

  • 20:00

Guildhall, Gloucester

Tue 6 May

£19.50 / 01452 503050

  • 19:30

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…and at 5 other places

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 3 Sep

£19.50 / 01727 844488

  • 20:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Sep

£28.50

Bournemouth International Centre

Wed 24 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 25 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

Fri 26 Sep

£27.50 / 0844 576 3000

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…and at 14 other places

Ritz and Connaught Cinema, Worthing

Thu 24 Apr

£9.50 (£7.50) / 01903 206206

Fast-paced improvised characters, scenes and sketches based on audience suggestions from Brighton-based troupe The Noise Next Door. Also featuring Rob Thomas and MC Russ Bravo.

  • 20:00

Thu 26 Jun

£9.50 (£7.50) / 01903 206206

Quick wit and gags from writer and stand-up Tony Cowards. Also featuring Danny Ward and MC Russ Bravo.

  • 20:00

Thu 10 Jul

£9 (£7) / 01903 206206

Magical comedy from John Archer, plus MC Russ Bravo.

  • 20:00
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