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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…

Brighton Dome

Thu 22 Oct

£21.50 / 01273 709709

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 3 Jul

£20

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

Sat 15 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 22 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

  • 00:00 (Sunday morning) Peter Powers Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

The Saturday Show

Saturday nights à la Stand are normally a sold out affair so it's worth booking in advance and getting in early for the edibles. (Food. Not ladies.)

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Gavin Webster, Abigoliah Schamaun, Eddie Cassidy and Susan Morrison.

Sat 9 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Janey Godley, Stephen Carlin, Tony Jameson and Billy Kirkwood.

Sat 16 May

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Zoe Lyons, Stuart Goldsmith, Russ Peers and host Joe Heenan

…and 6 more dates until 27 Jun

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

Thu 7 May

£15.50

Andy Zaltzman (& Guests): Satirist for Hire Election Special

Fri 8 May

£15.50

Knightmare Live - Level 2

Mon 11 May

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

…and 7 more dates until 17 Jul

Best of Yesbar Virgins

Graham Barrie hosts the best of the up-and-coming talent showcased at the regular Vespbar Virgins night.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 6 Jun

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 4 Jul

£5 / 0141 204 0060

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Jonny & The Baptists: Rock The Vote

Songs, satire and silliness from Jonny And The Baptists.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 6 May

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 7 May

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Fri 8 May

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 19 Jun

£14.50–£15.50

Jimmy Carr: Funny Business

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington

Sat 26 Sep

£25 / 01925 442345

Big Value Comedy Show – Late

Just the Tonic Established as one of the best shows on the Fringe. Four different comedians to the earlier show. Two hours, four acts for £10 or less. 'Top comedy, top value' (List). Age category: 14+

Just the Tonic at the Community Project, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£5 (£4)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£7.50 (£6.50)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Old Foundry Room

£10 (£9)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

The Dark Room: Arena Spectacularrrgh

Live, interactive video game (and YouTube sensation) in which contestants need to muster all their nerves and wits to defeat the giant floating head and escape the room.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 15 May

£12.50

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Dark Side of the Mime

Takomo An audacious, dark and dirty romp that will have Marcel Marceau turning in his grave. Its raunchy humour will take you by surprise. Actor and mime artist Marc Gassot is joined by his accompanist Karl Sinkkonen, to bring you this multi award-winning late night physical show. Are you bold enough to enter the Dark…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Central

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Stewart Lee: A Room with a Stew

The latest show from Lee to promote his next Comedy Vehicle DVD. A series that won him Best Male Television Comic and Best Comedy Entertainment Programme at the British Comedy Awards in 2011.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 29 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 30 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Jul

Soho Downstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 11 Jul

Adam Blampied: I am Mr Children Man

Adam Blampied / Laughing Horse Free Festival Mr Children Man (The Beta Males' Adam Blampied) is the acclaimed children's author of Fabulous Fergus Goes to the Circus and is embarking on his debut reading tour. When asked why most of his stories feature animal death, existential panic or protagonists who really hate…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Loft

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Aidan Killian: Saving Julian Assange

Irish stand-up Aidan Killian presents a topical show about whistle-blowers.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 20 Jun

£10 / 0844 873 3433

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Fri 10 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sat 11 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sun 12 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

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Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap

The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Wed 23 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Thu 24 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Beardyman: One Album Per Hour

Mick Perrin Worldwide Total sell-out 2013 and 2014. Travelling at the speed of thought in his music production spaceship, the world-class multi award-winning musician and comedian transcends mere mimicry to produce studio quality compositions faster than most could imagine them. The vocal shaman emits and manipulates…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

The Grand

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

The Grand

£14 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 17 Aug

The Best In Stand-Up

Big names from the circuit showing off exactly why they're performing at a night called Best in Stand-up. No pressure then.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 2 May

£22 / 0870 593 2932

Intelligent topical observations and witty satire from Paul Thorne. Also featuring Mike Gunn, Glenn Wool, Scott Capurro and MC Dave Williams.

Sat 9 May

£18; £22 (£12; £16; £9; £11) / 0870 593 2932

Sharp storytelling from Canadian stand-up Sean Collins. Also featuring Danny McLoughlin, The Noise Next Door, Paul Thorne and MC Tom Wrigglesworth.

Sat 16 May

£18; £22 (£12; £16; £9; £11) / 0870 593 2932

Offbeat storytelling from Canadian stand-up and co-writer of Frankie Boyle's controversial Channel 4 show Tramadol Nights, Tom Stade. Also featuring Alex Boardman, Addy Van Der Borgh, Chris McCausland and MC John Fothergill.

…and 11 more dates until 1 Aug

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Winner of the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award with her show A Bic For Her (based on the ever-so-misogynistic pen for ladies released by Bic that year), Bridget's latest show is more of the same deliciously scathing explorations of the world. Bridget came to the nation's attention throughout the mid-late 00s, after being…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 8 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 9 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sun 10 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 13 more dates until 23 May

Carl Hutchinson: Learning the Ropes

Carl Hutchinson If the world ended today, how would you be remembered? In this show, Carl contemplates what exactly he’s brought to the table of life and why he’s even asking such questions at the age of 27. Between doing his job as a comedian and being a lifelong fan of wrestling, he hasn't really done that much. Carl…

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Stand 6

£9 (£8) / 0131 558 7272

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Stand 6

£10 (£9) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Colour Ham – One. Last. Time. (A Best Of)

The Colour Ham Last show ever – will sell out. 'Astonishing' ★★★★★ (Edinburgh Evening News). 'Hugely refreshing' ★★★★ (FestMag.com). 'As absurd as it is clever. They take magic, comedy and mentalism, destroy it and rearrange it in a way that just hasn't been done yet' ★★★★ (Skinny). 'Col, Kev and Gav are, together, the…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

Debating Hall

£15 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Comedy Club Chelmsford

The Comedy Club Chelmsford 3 Top Comedians as seen on TV,

The Lion Inn, Chelmsford

Thu 14 May

£14

Thu 4 Jun

£14

Thu 2 Jul

£14

…and 7 more dates until 26 Nov

Comedy Store Players

A regular night, often featuring some legendary faces of the improv scene including Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence and Lee Simpson.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 1 May

£14 / 0844 871 7699

The Comedy Store Late Show

Sat 2 May

£17.50 / 0844 871 7699

The Comedy Store Late Show

Jason Byrne: 20 Years a Clown

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management As featured on Live at the Apollo (BBC One), The Royal Variety Show (ITV), Wild Things (Sky) and Snaptastic (TV3). Sony Radio Gold Award-winning, The Jason Byrne Show (BBC Radio 2) and Father Figure (BBC One) of which he is the creator and star.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 (£17.50) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 30 Aug

Jen Brister: Wishful Thinking

Sharp and caustic wit and intelligent storytelling.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 30 Apr

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 1 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 2 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

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