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Glen's Guide: best comedy in Edinburgh and Glasgow in February and March

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Benidorm / credit: Paul Coltas

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We're all about the good times, and so we've joined forces with Glen's Vodka to bring you Glen's Guide – a pick of the very best events happening across Scotland. From tribute acts to drag acts, musicals to comedies: there's something for everyone. Whether it's date night, mum's birthday, or you're just looking to brighten up those rainy days, Glen's got you covered. If you head to the end of the article you can enter for a chance to win a bottle of our new flavoured vodka …so, what are you waiting for!


Your favourite staff and guests from the Solana take to the stage. The ITV award-winning comedy series has its theatrical debut with a massive UK and Ireland tour, in celebration of a decade of laughter.
King's Theatre, Glasgow, Mon 4–Sat 9 Feb, times vary, £19.50–£56.50

Comedian Rap Battle

Rap and comedy come together at The Stand every month as some of the UK's best comedians battle it out for some valuable street cred in this Wee Man and Ro Campbell original format.
The Stand, Glasgow. Wed 6 Feb, Wed 6 Mar, 8.30pm, £6 (£4)

Anti-Valentines Day

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Ashley Storrie will perform at the Glasgow show / credit: Martin Shields
Can't stand the lovey-dovey mood of Valentine's Day? Are you coupled, but disapprove of the commercial holiday? Come laugh it off with a line-up of comedians.
The Stand, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Wed 13 Feb, 8.30pm, £6 (£5)

Craig Hill: C'Mon the Lads!

Edinburgh Festival Fringe favourite and audience interaction expert Craig Hill tours his popular show C'mon the Lads. It might not really be about football, but sharp wit and hilarious improv are guaranteed.
Òran Mór, Glasgow, Fri 15 & Sat 16 Mar, 7.30pm, £19.25 (£17.60)

An Evening with Alaska

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RuPaul's Drag Race season five runner-up and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season two winner Alaska says 'hieeee' to audiences this side of the pond. Her one-woman show features comedy, live music, Q&As and much more.
La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh, Tue 19 Feb, 7pm, £22

Ed Gamble: Blizzard

Mock the Week regular and The Peacock and Gamble Podcast co-presenter Ed Gamble tours his newest 'flurry of idiocy'. In his fifth original hour, Ed discusses struggling with his identity and being conned by a guide dog.
The Stand, Edinburgh, Wed 13 Mar, 8.30pm, £13

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

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Foil Arms & Hog / credit: Stephen Gallagher
The best of the best comedic talent from all over the UK and abroad bring their funny to Glasgow. 2019's line-up includes Reginald D Hunter, Foil, Arms & Hog, Elaine C Smith, Larry Dean and Des Clarke.
Various venues, Glasgow, Thu 14–Sun 31 Mar, times vary, prices vary.

Andrew Maxwell

The Irish award-winning stand-up comedian (and narrator of MTV's hit reality tv series Ex on the Beach) tours his newest hour.
The Stand, Glasgow, Sat 23 Mar, 7pm, £15.40
The Stand, Edinburgh, Sun 24 Mar, 8.30pm, £15.40.

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

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If what you want, what you really, really want is a girl power night out, then Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show can certainly deliver, as they cover all the hits by the biggest girl band of all time.
Edinburgh Playhouse, Sat 30 Mar, 7.30pm, £13–£36.

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

The Pub Landlord tours his first live show since his 2016 hit Let's Go Backwards Together, exploring the 'majesty of our green and pleasant land'. Also at The
The Stand, Edinburgh, Wed 27 Mar, 8.30pm (£15)
Stand, Glasgow, Thu 28 Mar, 9.30pm, £16.50.

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