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One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 7 Mar

Studio

£15 / 0844 871 7646

Udderbelly Festival

A massive multi-arts festival takes over the Southbank for the best part of a raucous three months, with music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly shows aplenty. The 2015 programme includes stand up from Katherine Ryan, James Acaster and Richard Herring; bubble fun for kids with The Amazing Bubble Man; and circus…

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 18 Apr

£10

The Amazing Bubble Man

Sun 19 Apr

£10

The Amazing Bubble Man

John Hegley

Performance poetry, stand-up, musical comedy and audience participation from the wordsmith and prolific writer.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 4 Apr

£10; £27 group of four (Children £6) / 01223 511511

Tfest

Three day tribute music festival featuring over 130 acts across seven stages. There are a further 90+ unsigned acts playing acoustic and folk marquees, DJs in the dance dance marquee comedy performances and capacity for 2,000 dancers.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Fri 31 Jul

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 1 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 2 Aug

£85–£125 (Children £0–£85) / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 Tfest Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Inside Out Of Mind

Meeting Ground Theatre Company and Nottingham Lakeside Arts present an insightful and darkly comic play that captures the multiple realities of life on a dementia ward.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 25 Mar

£12–£16 / 0116 242 3595

Fri 27 Mar

£12–£16 / 0116 242 3595

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Wed 18 Mar

£15 / 01392 493493

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Wed 11 Mar

Theatre

£19–£17; £12.50 under 26s (£16–£14) / 02476 524524

Fri 13 Mar

Theatre

£19–£17; £12.50 under 26s (£16–£14) / 02476 524524

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Beverley Folk Festival

Weekend live music festival of folk and acoustic acts featuring the Bootleg Beatles, Hayseed Dixie, Barbara Dickson, Rab Noakes, Curtis Eller and Hat Fitz. The festival also includes comedy, literature and workshops for youngsters.

Beverley Racecourse

Sat 20 Jun

£95 (£90; Children under 12 free; Family £293 for weekend tickets) / 01377 217569

Sun 21 Jun

£95 (£90; Children under 12 free; Family £293 for weekend tickets) / 01377 217569

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 8 Apr

£6.60 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Comar, Isle of Mull

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 01688 302211

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

Wed 1 Apr

Adults/ Children: £2 / 01294 274059

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Comedy Lab Sharing: Sketch

Participants from the Comedy Lab: Sketch class perform their material.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 21 Mar

£5 (£3) / 020 7478 0100

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Sat 21 Nov

Events at The platform

Events This may at the Platform.

The Platform, Morecambe

Sat 16 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Sun 17 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Sun 24 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

Tue 26 May

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

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The Great Jaydini (Over 4s)

Enter the funny and magical world of The Great Jaydini, a talented and professional magician whose unique style puts together a blend of comedy and magic.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 01793 524481

Great Yorkshire Fringe

A weird, wise and wonderful ten-day festival comes to York next summer.

Various Venues, York

Fri 24 Jul

Prices vary

Sat 25 Jul

Prices vary

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 2 Aug

Green Man Festival 2015

Set amidst the wild beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park, the ever-evolving Green Man boasts one of the most breathtaking backdrops of any UK festival. What started as a small party for 300 people eight years ago has blossomed into Wales' leading contemporary arts and music event, with an international reputation…

Glanusk Park, Crickhowell

Thu 20 Aug

£160–£210; £55 residents, day ticket ( £140–£185; Children £100–£145 ages 13-17; Children £15 ages 5-12)

Fri 21 Aug

£160–£210; £55 residents, day ticket ( £140–£185; Children £100–£145 ages 13-17; Children £15 ages 5-12)

Sat 22 Aug

£160–£210; £55 residents, day ticket ( £140–£185; Children £100–£145 ages 13-17; Children £15 ages 5-12)

Sun 23 Aug

£160–£210; £55 residents, day ticket ( £140–£185; Children £100–£145 ages 13-17; Children £15 ages 5-12)

Kate Shortt’s Comedy Cello

Kate Shortt, cellist, singer and comedian, transforms her cello into all sorts of animals and characters.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 16 May

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

Kids Do The Funniest Things

Write and perform your own jokes – just like a professional Stand-Up Comedian! Hilarious, inspiring, inclusive and memorable, these workshops let everyone have a go and see how much fun it is being a comedian. For ages 7 to 14. Course leader Paul B. Edwards will give insights into the world of comedy and show the…

Letchworth Arts Centre, Letchworth Garden City

Thu 2 Apr

£15 / 01462 670 788

Thu 9 Apr

£15 / 01462 670 788

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London Sketchfest 2015

Retuning for its third year, Sketchfest presents a series of alternative comedy shows from new, unsigned acts.

The Cinema Museum, London SE11

Fri 1 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

Sat 2 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

Sun 3 May

£14; £25 day; £65 weekend / 020 7840 2200

New Art Club With Dance 4: Hercules

This story of Hercules is told through hilarious dance routines and amazing speciality acts. It's a modern cabaret the whole family will enjoy.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 20 May

£16 / 0116 242 3595

Round the Clock Comedy Roadshow

An entire Saturday of comedy in aid of Cancer Research UK. Dive from bar to bar with some of the fest's best stand-up, character and improv each time.

Nice'n'Sleazy, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£16 (£14) / 0141 333 0900

Two hours of stand-up at the '12 Hours to Go' event. Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sing-a-long-a Frozen

Dundee Rep will host Sing-a-long-a Frozen, when the unique, interactive screening of the worldwide phenomenon Frozen rolls into town as part of a nationwide UK tour. Singalonga Productions are delighted to announce that Disney's Frozen is the new Singalonga must see! A screening of Disney’s Frozen with lyrics on screen…

Dundee Rep

Fri 24 Jul

£15 (Children £10) / 01382 223530

The Tales Of Malik Mamme

An adventure-packed comedy inspired by Azerbaijan's centurie-old storytelling tradition.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Fri 6 Mar

£8 (Children £5; £20) / 020 7352 1967

Sat 7 Mar

£8 (Children £5; £20) / 020 7352 1967

Sun 8 Mar

£8 (Children £5; £20) / 020 7352 1967

…and 3 more dates until 11 Mar

The Temp

Female comedy duo Yangalang perform a multimedia sketch that examines women's interpretation of how they need to act in order to succeed in the world of business.

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Fri 6 Mar

Phone for availability free / 01303 858500

  • 12:00 The Temp Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Time Busters:The 26 Hours 385 Seconds Improv Marathon

Actors and improvisors get on the Red Bull for a 26-hour marathon during which they perform a non-stop improvised play.

Polish Club, Bristol

Sun 15 Mar

£2.50–£5 episode; £26 26 hours / 0117 318 1555

Vegan Comedy Festival

Comedy from Sara Pascoe, Carl Donnelly, Joey Brannigan, Harriet Kemsley, Alasdair Beckett-King and many more.

Brighton Centre

Sat 28 Mar

£5–£8 (£4; Children free) / 0844 847 1515

Sun 29 Mar

£5–£8 (£4; Children free) / 0844 847 1515

What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress)

Sarah Weldon discusses her attempt, later this year, to become the first person to row solo around Great Britain. Work in progress. Booking is essential.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Fri 1 May

£3–£6 / 0161 907 5555

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 3 May

£3–£7 / 0844 875 0073