The best comedy
Rob Deering The manic chap with a nice line in musical analysis aims to rock your comedic world. The Stand, Edinburgh, Thu 19-Sat 21 Oct.
Andrew Maxwell The clear highlight of an Irish special tonight as the jaunty little leprechaun shows us why he’s so big. Comedy-wise. The Stand, Glasgow, Wed 25 Oct.
Comedy Arena Gong Show A novel idea as the audience chooses who stays and who, conversely, goes. Holyrood Tavern, Edinburgh, Wed 25 Oct, 1 Nov.
Michael McIntyre A lad with a delightful line in jocko accents gets whimsical after a commanding August Fringe. See My Hero. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 26-Sat 28 Oct.
Ed Byrne More Irish mirth-making as the woes of the world are laid before us and given a right old wrestle. See caption. The Garage, Glasgow, Sat 28 Oct.
Grumpy Old Women: Live Rhona Cameron and Annette Badland join up with Jenny Éclair for some right royal whingeing. King’s Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 29 Oct.
Alun Cochrane He might talk like a bold Yorkshireman but he’s Glasgow through and through as this towering comic (height and laugh-wise) gets all droll on our asses. The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 2 Nov.