The best comedy
Simon Brodkin A best of British for you, as one of the true finds of the last Fringe brings us some characters from this sceptred isle. The Stand, Edinburgh, Fri 19 & Sat 20 Jan.
Out to Lunch: Live! More improv shenanigans on a full tummy with this new lunchtime innovation. The Stand, Edinburgh, Mon-Fri every week.
Howard Read Will he be with Little Howard this time around? We don’t know, but more splendid capers are assured nonetheless. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 25-Sat 27 Jan.
Sarah Millican The Geordie japester charms the Jongleurs massive with her fine brand of sensitive mirth. Jongleurs, Edinburgh, Fri 26 & Sat 27 Jan.
Jason Manford Our favourite Northern Comic flies back up for a brace of blistering shows. The Stand, Edinburgh, Fri 26 & Sat 27 Jan.
Wil Hodgson The My Little Pony aficionado returns with more thoughtful deadpannery. The Stand, Edinburgh, Tue 30 Jan. Read review
Paul Sinha The if.comeddie nominee heads up this all-new fortnightly gig from the good people behind the Electric Mouse Comedy Club. Holyrood Tavern, Edinburgh, Wed 31 Jan.