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.

James Acaster: The Trelogy

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

Hackney Arts Centre, London

Thu 18 Oct

£16.50

National Maritime Museum, London SE10

Thu 13 Sep

£11–£27.50 / 020 8858 4422

Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2R

Mon 29 Oct

£24 / 0844 482 9675

prices vary / 0844 482 9675

Tue 30 Oct

£24 / 0844 482 9675

prices vary / 0844 482 9675

Wed 31 Oct

£24 / 0844 482 9675

prices vary / 0844 482 9675

…and 3 more dates until 3 Nov

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.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 24 Oct

£15.40 / 01642 525199

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 5 Oct

£14 / 020 8369 5454

Bakewell Town Hall

Fri 26 Oct

Assembly Room Theatre

£5–£15 / 01629 810 152

Also at:

…and at 1 other place

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.

Paul Foot: Tis a Pity She's a Piglet

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

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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