The best comedy gigs – Oct / Nov 2014

Including Frankie Boyle, Billy Connolly, Paul Foot, Dylan Moran and Lee Mack


This article is from 2014.

The best comedy gigs – Oct / Nov 2014

Lee Mack

Frankie Boyle

More work-in-progress doings as Frank prepares to unleash some merry hell.

The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 16 Oct.

Billy Connolly

Still hoppping around the country on his sold-out High Horse, so he is.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 16 Oct; SECC, Glasgow, Sun 19 & Mon 20, Wed 22--Fri 24, Sun 26 & Mon 27, Wed 29--Fri 31 Oct.

Paul Foot

Mr Foot daintily steps into our lives with Words and other surrealist shenanigans.

Òran Mór, Glasgow, Fri 17 Oct.

Dylan Moran

A comic whose ‘try-out’ gags are way better than most stand-ups’ finest material.

The Stand, Edinburgh, Mon 20 Oct; The Stand, Glasgow, Thu 6--Sat 8 Nov.

Jeremy Hardy

Thoughtful musings from the erudite Radio 4 chap.

Cottier Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 26 Oct; Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 31 Oct.

Lee Mack

Energetic and gag-heavy (can you imagine?) entertainment from the Mack man.

King’s Theatre, Glasgow, Wed 29 Oct--Sat 1 Nov; Edinburgh Playhouse, Tue 11 & Wed 12 Nov.

Sara Pascoe

The rising star who got a spot on the Edinburgh Comedy Award shortlist in August rewrites history.

The Stand, Glasgow, Sun 2 Nov.

James Acaster

Another ECA nominee ventures north once more with his further off-kilter tales.

Òran Mór, Glasgow, Sun 9 Nov.

This article is from 2014.

James Acaster: Represent

  • 4 stars

As seen appearing on Russell Howard's Good News and Mock the Week so if the bigwigs like him you probably will too.

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Wed 15 Mar

£16 / 01392 434169

City Screen Picturehouse, York

Fri 24 Mar

£16 / 0871 902 5726

Sat 25 Mar

£16 / 0871 902 5726

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Tue 2 May

£16 / 0871 472 0400

Wed 3 May

£16 / 0871 472 0400

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Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Fri 12 May

£14 / 01332 255800

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Wed 17 May

£16 / 0870 060 6650

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 25 Feb

£14 / 01223 511511

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 24 Feb

£14.50 / 0844 873 3433

Fri 3 Mar

£14.50 / 0844 873 3433

Billy Connolly: High Horse

A rare chance to see live stand-up comedy from the Big Yin.

Lee Mack: Hit the Road Mack

Sharp one-liners and high energy banter from the BAFTA award-winning comic and star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie to You.

Sara Pascoe vs History

Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.

Frankie Boyle: Hurt Like You've Never Been Loved

We thought he'd gone into retirement, but seems he just can't stay away and we thank him for it. More dark, dangerous and damn funny stuff from Mr Boyle.


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