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10 Films With My Dad

Aidan Goatley presents alternative in which he dissects his relationship with his father by analysing the films they have enjoyed together over the years.

Hackney Attic, London E8

Thu 23 Apr

£5

1920's Gangsters And Moles Murder Mystery

Pick your way through the clues to discover the murderer in an evening of comedy, songs, ludicrous accents and a delicious three-course dinner.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 13 Jun

£26 / 023 9273 7370

2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

Sam and Helen MC a mixed bill of comedy Funny Women Finalists 2014: Sam Baines and Helen Sorren bring you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. A super-sized cup of comedy with TV names as well as the very best new comedians. Join us for some late night laughs! ‘Sam and Helen are bloody hilarious’ (Larry…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 29 Aug

2 Guys & a Girl Return!

Following their success in 2014, it's time for more laugh-out-loud stand-up, new silliness, and fresh magic from London trio Mark Diamond, Sarah Iles and Stu Turner. Back for a second year, you won't find a more enjoyable and fun show. Last year was standing room only, so don't miss out.

Caroline Of Brunswick, Brighton

Sat 2 May

Free, ticketed / 01273 624434

Sun 3 May

Free, ticketed / 01273 624434

Mon 4 May

Free, ticketed / 01273 624434

2095: A Mind Odyssey

Satirical sci-fi play by David Weedall.

Werks Central Studios, Brighton

Wed 13 May

£9 (£8)

Thu 14 May

£9 (£8)

Fri 15 May

£9 (£8)

Sat 16 May

£9 (£8)

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25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer

The comedy duo celebrate 25 years of making y'all laugh with a tour that'll no doubt take in their best work, from The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, past Shooting Stars to House of Fools.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Mon 23 Nov

£35 / 0871 945 6000

Brighton Centre

Fri 4 Dec

£29.50–£35 / 0844 847 1515

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 25 Nov

£36.79 / 0117 922 3686

Thu 26 Nov

£35 / 0117 922 3686

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300 - 1 And Monkey Poet

Monkey Poet delivers a unique tribute to war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, then after the interval presents his own stand-up rhymes.

The Met, Bury

Thu 28 May

£10 (£6) / 0161 761 2216

300 To 1

A schoolboy re-enacts the macho homoerotic war film 300 in his bedroom with Wilfred Owen as his Homeric scribe. Presented by Panesh Prods. Directed by award-winning Gareth Armstrong and written and performed by Matt Panesh.

Jersey Opera House

Sat 25 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01534 511115

  • 20:00 – 23:00 300 To 1 Jersey Opera House

The 39 Steps: Banbury Cross Players

  • Written by: Patrick Barlow (adaptation)

A fast-moving spoof version of Hitchcock's romantic thriller in which four actors play 150 characters.

The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury

Wed 22 Apr

£12; £12 (£11) / 01295 279002

Thu 23 Apr

£12; £12 (£11) / 01295 279002

Fri 24 Apr

£12; £12 (£11) / 01295 279002

Sat 25 Apr

£12; £12 (£11) / 01295 279002

4000 Years Of Keeping Secrets

  • Written by: Dr Mark Baldwin

Dr Baldwin traces the development of codes and ciphers through the ages, taking his story as far as the Second World War, ending with the world's most famous cipher machine, Enigma.

Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Sat 27 Jun

£15.12 / 01905 611427

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69 Shades of Black

Suitable only for 16+ Starring FAYE TOZER (from STEPS) as ‘Christina Black'

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Fri 15 May

£20 / 01350 727674

800 Years Of Annoying The English

A new date has been added, previous shows sold out. You thought you knew Irish History? Think again! This show sets out to reveal the shocking truth about our past, from St Patrick to Westlife, in a roller coaster, surreal and musical hour long show. '800 Years Of Annoying The English' sees our disgraced historian…

Belfast Barge

Fri 24 Apr

£5 / 028 9023 2555

Seven Dials Club, London WC2H

Sat 18 Apr

£20; £15 adv

Stand up comedy from Steve Williams, Luke Toulson, Marlon Davis and MC Tom Webb.

Sat 25 Apr

£20; £15 adv

Stand up comedy from Tiffany Stevenson, Steve Williams, Alistair Barrie and MC Tom Webb.

99 Club Leicester Square

Regular stand-up comedy.

Storm, London WC2H

Sat 18 Apr

£20; £15 adv; £28–£32 inc meals / 07760 488119

Topical and acerbic stand-up comedy from Joel Dommett, Nick Doody, Mark Maier and MC James Woroniecki.

Tue 21 Apr

£12; £8 adv; £20–£25 inc meals / 07760 488119

Topical and acerbic stand-up comedy from Holly Walsh, Liam Williams, Nathan Caton and MC John Robins.

Wed 22 Apr

£12; £8 adv; £20–£25 inc meals / 07760 488119

Topical and acerbic stand-up comedy from Holly Walsh, Mike Gunn, Iain Stirling and MC Toby Hadoke,

…and 49 more dates until 30 Jun

Ku Bar, London WC2H

Mon 20 Apr

£10; £5 adv / 020 7437 4303

Stand-up from Nathan Caton, Matt Green, Brian Higgins, Gary Colman and Logan Murray MC.

Mon 27 Apr

£5 / 020 7437 4303

Established and emergent stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of laughter.

Mon 4 May

£5 / 020 7437 4303

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of merriment.

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The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 18 Apr

£12 / 07760 488119

A line-up of comedians perform stand-up material.

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 07760 488119

A line-up of comedians perform stand-up material.

The Queen's Head, London W1D

Sun 19 Apr

£12 / 020 7437 1540

Stand up comedy from Iain Stirling, Pierre Novellie, Robert White and MC Matt Green.

Sun 26 Apr

£12; £19–£20 inc meal / 020 7437 1540

Comedians from the circuit perform observational stand-up.

Sun 3 May

£12; £19–£20 inc meal / 020 7437 1540

Comedians from the circuit perform stand-up routines.

…and 8 more dates until 28 Jun

99 Club Soho

With Brett Goldstein, Matthew Osborn and Matt Green.

The Shadow Lounge, London W1F

Sat 18 Apr

£20; £15 adv / 020 7287 7988

Stand up comedy from Tiffany Stevenson, Brett Goldstein, Paul Tonkinson and MC Matt Green.

Sat 25 Apr

£20; £15 adv / 020 7287 7988

Stand up comedy from Mike Wozniak, Charlie Baker, John Robins and MC Matt Green.

Sat 2 May

£16–£65 / 020 7287 7988

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of merriment.

…and 8 more dates until 27 Jun

A to Z Improv Comedy

A to Z battle for the right to be hilarious without a safety net. Support them!

The Kilderkin, Edinburgh

Fri 8 May

Free / 0131 556 2101

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 0131 556 2101

Fri 10 Jul

Free / 0131 556 2101

AAA Stand-Up

Bound & Gagged Comedy Total sell-out 2005-2014 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the show was a little bit longer' ★★★★ (Fest). Sam Gore: 'A class act indeed' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Truly exceptional. Refreshing honesty and a wonderfully dark…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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AAA Stand-Up Late

Bound & Gagged Comedy Total sell-out 2010-2014 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the show was a little bit longer' ★★★★ (Fest). Paul McMullan: 'My hot tip as the next big thing' (Miles Crawford). 'His sharp wit had us rolling with laughter…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Aaaand Now For Something Completely Improvised

Racing Minds Fringe sensations Racing Minds are back after two sell-out years! A doddery grandfather can't quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery stuffed with hilarious characters, whip-smart wit and breathtaking twists will take hasty shape before your very eyes. Anything could happen, but…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

QueenDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Abandoman: Hot Desk

Join Abandoman as they blend razor-sharp improvisation and audience interaction to create musical magic out of thin air in their aim to top the charts.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Wed 6 May

£15.50; £20.50 premium seats (£14)

Thu 7 May

£15.50; £20.50 premium seats (£14)

Fri 8 May

£15.50; £20.50 premium seats (£14)

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Abi Roberts & Milo McCabe

Stand-up material, impressions and character comedy from Abi Roberts and Milo McCabe.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sun 26 Apr

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Abi Roberts: Downtown Abi

Observational stand-up from Roberts.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sun 31 May

£3.50 / 020 7354 8246

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 23 May

£7 (£6) / 01865 263980

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