The best comedy
Mrs Barbara Nice The country’s warmest agony aunt delivers more advice for getting through this darned life. The Stand, Edinburgh, Thu 7-Sat 9 Jun; Cruz, Edinburgh, Thu 7 Jun.
Comedy @ The State One of the rising club nights in Scottish comedy, these two shows unveil the talents of folk like Niall Browne, Susan Calman, Allan Miller and Siân Bevan. The State Bar, Glasgow, Sat 9, 16 Jun.
One-Man Star Wars For all you Jedi-lovin’ wasters out there, a night of pure delight. See 5 Things. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Sun 10 Jun.
Gary: Tank Commander Can war ever funny? Sort of. The character created by Greg McHugh does his utmost to find humour in the military struggle. Brel, Glasgow, Tue 19 Jun.
Miles Jupp Warming up for taking the Fringe by the scruff of its common neck, the cruel, posh lad prepares to present a softer, more real side. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 21 Jun.