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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 24 May

£21 / 0151 907 8360

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 11 May

£20 / 01506 777666

Lichfield Garrick

Thu 30 Apr

£20 / 01543 412121

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Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige

Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 3 May

£22.50 / 01727 844488

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Wed 29 Apr

£22.50 / 01656 815995

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 2 May

£23 / 01792 475715

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The Venetian Twins

Tony Cownie's new version of Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino. Though they look alike, as people they couldn't be more different. When the arrive in the same town on the same day, things start to get a little confusing.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Tue 28 Apr

£15–£29 evening (concession from £10; matinee £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£29 evening (concession from £10; matinee £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 7 more dates until 15 May

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 7 May

£20 / 01727 844488

Fri 6 Nov

£20 / 01727 844488

Ashcroft Theatre, London CR9

Fri 16 Oct

£20

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 8 Nov

£21 / 020 8561 8371

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Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun

£20 / 0161 928 1677

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 16 May

£19 / 0845 888 7581

Bingley Arts Centre

Sat 13 Jun

£20 / 01274 567983

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 20 Jun

£19.50–£22.50 / 01727 844488

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Jul

£20 / 0191 332 4041

Inchyra Arts Club, Perth

Tue 9 Jun

£24.20 / 01738 860066

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Sofi's Nocturnes

A new name and slightly broader format at Sofi's Unplugged Open Stage now welcoming performers of all kinds, from musicians to poets to comedians. House guitar provided (for those who need it) and every performer gets a beer on the house.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 10 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

Sun 17 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

…and 32 more dates until 27 Dec

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 10 Jun

£18.50 / 01727 844488

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 29 May

£18.50 / 01892 530613

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…and at 68 other places

Monkey Barrel Comedy

A weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 1 May

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 2 May

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 8 May

£10 / 0131 225 7171

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Yesbar Virgins: Comedy Sunday School

A new comedy experience putting the audience in control of the fun, while also providing some of the country's best new comedy talent.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sun 3 May

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Thu 7 May

£5 / 0141 204 0060

…and 73 more dates until 17 Jan 2016

The Graduettes

Live sitcom focusing on the lives of three girls who graduate and then realise that life is not exactly what Sex and the City promised them

Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Mon 27 Apr

£5 opening night discount / 0141 337 2311

Tue 28 Apr

£9 (£8) / 0141 337 2311

Wed 29 Apr

£9 (£8) / 0141 337 2311

…and 2 more dates until 1 May

ROFL Stand-up Comedy

See if the night lives up to its promise of getting you ROFLing – there's three comedians plus MC each time.

The Old Post Office, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 2 May

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 9 May

£8 / 01782 262052

Sat 16 May

£8 / 01782 262052

…and 25 more dates until 7 Nov

Hellfire Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

G Live, Guildford

Thu 21 May

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Stand-up material from acts from across the UK circuit.

Thu 18 Jun

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Emerging comedy acts fresh from the London circuit strut their stuff.

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 30 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Stand-up with Rob Rouse and Richard Morton.

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Comedy Link Up

A lie-up of stand-up comedians to get you chuckling.

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sun 7 Jun

£20.81–£23.62 / 0844 477 2000

Comedy Shed

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

The Riverfront, Newport

Fri 22 May

£12.50 / 01633 656757

Stand-up routines from comedians Joe Lycett and Charlie Baker.

Fri 26 Jun

Studio

£12.50 / 01633 656757

Stand-up routines from comedians Joe Lycett and Charlie Baker.

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 14 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 15 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 21 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

…and 3 more dates until 29 Aug

Sister Act: Basingstoke Amateur Theatrical Society

The zany, joyful musical comedy based on the film starring Whoopi Goldberg.

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

Tue 12 May

£21.50 ( £20.50; £20.50; Children £13 under 16s) / 01256 844244

Wed 13 May

£21.50 ( £20.50; £20.50; Children £13 under 16s) / 01256 844244

Thu 14 May

£21.50 ( £20.50; £20.50; Children £13 under 16s) / 01256 844244

…and 2 more dates until 16 May

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Trademark mix-ups from the Faulty Towers hotel staff served alongside a three course meal.

B'est, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 31 Aug

Thistle Hotel, Brighton

Tue 26 May

£45–£49.50

Part of Brighton Fringe.

Wed 27 May

£45–£49.50

Part of Brighton Fringe.

Thu 28 May

£45–£49.50

Part of Brighton Fringe.

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Jimmy McGhie – Winged Goddess of Victory

CKP Jimmy McGhie flies through Edinburgh like a Winged Goddess of Victory with his fifth solo show. Confronting masculinity, mortality, the sins of the father and his complete inability to resist a good salesman. Along the way he encounters some vicious anti-corporate satirists, and explains how various early childhood…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Bunker One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tue 12 May

£21 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 15 May

£21 / 01892 530613

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 12 Jun

£21 / 0844 854 2776

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Pirates of the Carabina: Flown

Choreographed chaos from the British and international circus troupe who perform jaw-dropping stunts and acrobatics.

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Thu 28 May

£14.50–£18 / 029 2087 8444

Fri 29 May

£14.50–£18 / 029 2087 8444

Sat 30 May

£14.50–£18 / 029 2087 8444

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

Mon 27 Apr

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

Tue 28 Apr

£17.50

A Simple Space

Wed 29 Apr

£17.50

A Simple Space

…and 71 more dates until 19 Jul

Yer Granny

Riotous comedy about a Scots-Italian restaurateur family and their granny's proclivity for food. Adapted by Douglas Maxwell from Roberto La Cossa’s La Nona, Argentina’s favourite play. Featuring Jonathan Watson, Paul Riley and Maureen Beattie and Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch & Wry star Gregor Fisher.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Tue 19 May

£10 / 01475 723723

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Yer Granny Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Dundee Rep

Tue 30 Jun

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

Wed 1 Jul

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

Thu 2 Jul

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jul

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 9 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

Wed 10 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

Thu 11 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

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