Hitlist - The best comedy
The best comedy
Frankie Boyle This powerhouse comic is at the top of his game right now and these shows will be a fine indication about how massively he’ll be storming the Fringe come August time with Morons I Can Heal You. Brilliant, eh? The Stand, Edinburgh, Thu 24, Sat 26 & Sun 27 May.
John Shuttleworth The gentle giant from Sheffield shines a light on the world of grub for this show, proving that it’s not only Jamie Oliver who knows his onions about healthy eating. See 5 Things. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 27 May.
Vladimir McTavish The man also responsible for Bob Doolally brings us a less voddy-soaked analysis of Scottish life and culture. The Stand, Edinburgh, Tue 29 May.
Derren Brown Old spooky drawers either has natural mass appeal or is brainwashing the nation as these shows are sold out. See preview. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thu 31 May; Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 1 Jun.
Jim Jeffries Having recovered from getting a bop on the head in Manchester, the controversial Aussie will be letting loose with all his barrels as a few sacred cows get in his way. The Stand, Edinburgh, Wed 6 Jun.