The best comedy gigs – Oct / Nov 2014

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

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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.

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.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Mon 5 Jun

£17.50 / 0844 482 9672

  • 19:30

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 6 Jun

£15 / 0844 873 3433

  • 21:30

Sun 11 Jun

£15 / 0844 873 3433

  • 17:00

Sun 18 Jun

£15 / 0844 873 3433

  • 17:00

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 2 Jun

£17 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Fri 9 Jun

£17 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Mon 12 Jun

£17 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

Tue 13 Jun

£17 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:45

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.

An Crùbh, Duisdale Beag

Thu 15 Jun

£5–£12

  • 19:30

Darwen Library Theatre

Fri 13 Oct

£14 / 01254 706006

The Edge Arts Centre, Much Wenlock

Sat 4 Nov

£14 / 01952 728911

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.

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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