Glen's Guide: best things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow this festive season

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  • 5 November 2019
Glen's Guide: best things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow this festive season

Hannah Gadsby / credit: Ben King

Get your coat. You're going out out!

Dig out your dancing shoes. Throw on that sparkly number. Rally the troops. You're going out out. We've joined forces with The List to bring you Glen's Guide – our pick of the very best events happening across Scotland this festive season. Christmas night out? Sorted.

Fancy a tipple beforehand? Channel your inner mixologist and get creative with Glen's Platinum – the (kinda) fancy one. Festive tip: you'd probably get away with gifting this one …

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas

The comedian you probably know from Nanette is back on tour with her eleventh solo show.
Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Thu 21 Nov, 7.30pm, £27.40

Tim Minchin: Back

The piano man of comedy returns to the stage with a new show, bringing together old and fresh material.
Edinburgh Playhouse, Tue 19–Sat 23 Nov, 7.30pm, £33.65–144.65; SEC, Glasgow, Fri 22 Nov, 7.30pm, £29.50–39.50.

The Comedy Show

Bi-weekly comedy show mixing up-and-coming comedy talent with Fringe favourites, with a varying line-up of acts and headliners.
Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh, every Fri & Sat, 8pm, £13.20 (£11).

The Big Show Saturday

Edinburgh's award-winning comedy club brings you a weekly night filled with laughter and quality stand-up.
Monkey Barrel Comedy, Edinburgh, every Sat, 8pm, £14.50.

Glen's Guide: best things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow this festive season

Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner: Showbiz

The funny man is back on the comedy stage after a four year break from touring.
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 12 Nov, 8pm, £29.25; Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Wed 20 Nov, 8pm, £29.15.

Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape

You've seen him in League Of Their Own and Judge Romesh, now prepare to laugh at all the things Romesh Ranganathan has found unacceptable since his last comedy tour.
Edinburgh Playhouse, Thu 21–Fri 22 Nov, 8pm, £27.15–73.15.

The Divine Comedy Show Part 1

A woman falls in love with a man who made a deal with the devil.
The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh, Thu 31 Oct–Sun 3 Nov, 5.45pm, £5.

Darren Harriott

Rob Beckett: Wallop

The host of BBC One's All Together Now and star of Would I Lie To You?, Channel 4's 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and BBC Two's Mock The Week is back on the road with his brand new hour.
King's Theatre, Glasgow, Tue 19 Nov, 8pm, £27.15.

Jim Jefferies: Night Talker

The popular comedian hailing from Down Under brings his controversial brand of comedy to the UK.
SSE Hydro, Thu 12 Dec, 6.30pm, £39–160.

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