The best comedy gigs – Oct / Nov 2014

The best comedy gigs – Oct / Nov 2014

Lee Mack

Including Frankie Boyle, Billy Connolly, Paul Foot, Dylan Moran and 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.

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.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 7 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 8 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 9 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 10 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 3014

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 22 May

£16 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Wed 23 May

£16 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Tue 29 May

£16 / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00
…and 9 more dates until 19 Jun

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Thu 16 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 17 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 7647

Sat 18 Aug

£21.25 / 0844 871 7647

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

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.

Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Thu 24 May

£14 ( £5) / 01905 611427

  • 19:30

Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Fri 25 May

£15.50 / 01584 878 141

  • 20:00

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Fri 1 Jun

£14 / 01303 760750

  • 20:00

Also at:

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.

James Acaster: The Trelogy

Stand up from the 2015 Chortle Best Show winner, as he presents Recognise, Represent and Reset on tour.

Billy Connolly: High Horse

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

Sara Pascoe vs History

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

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