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.

Billy Connolly: High Horse

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

The SSE Arena, Belfast

Sat 11 Feb 2017

£38–£55 / 028 9073 9074

Sun 12 Feb 2017

£38–£55 / 028 9073 9074

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.

Bush Hall, London W12

Fri 20 Jan 2017

£19.25 / 020 8222 6955

Norwich Playhouse

Wed 22 Feb 2017

£16; £40 for all 3 shows / 01603 598598

O2 Academy Leicester

Thu 16 Feb 2017

£12 / 0844 477 2000

Fri 17 Feb 2017

£12 / 0844 477 2000

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.

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Wed 14 Dec

£15 ( £6) / 01684 295 074

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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