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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

Trevor Noah: Lost in Translation

Mick Perrin Worldwide in association with Chambers Management Following a sell-out debut UK tour with his critically acclaimed show, The Racist, South African megastar and Daily Show regular Trevor Noah returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show. His sharp wit, intelligent commentary and unmistakable charm have…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£12) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 9 Apr

£17.50 (£16) / 0844 873 3433

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50 (£16) / 0844 873 3433

Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 26 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 27 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 28 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 6 Jun

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.

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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

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

Fri 10 Apr

£15.50

Friday Night Freaks

Mon 13 Apr

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

Thu 23 Apr

£15.50

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

…and 11 more dates until 17 Jul

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

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly

Inventive and thought-provoking humour.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 4 May

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 5 May

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 6 May

£11–£19.25 / 020 7478 0100

…and 18 more dates until 6 Jun

Best of the Fest

Assembly The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This Festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight. Stellar line-ups listed daily at www.assemblyfestival.com. Recent years featured the likes of Dylan Moran, Jimmy Carr, Adam Hills, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Chris…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

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

Iain Stirling: Everything

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 17 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 18 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

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

Josh Howie – AIDS: A Survivor's Story

  • 4 stars

Stand up comic who loves a controversial topic.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 21 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 23 Apr

£11–£13.75 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

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

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Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee

  • 3 stars

Sharp and intelligent satire inspired by mis-hearing the lyrics to a well-known hymn.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 25 Jun

£16.50

Thu 2 Jul

£16.50

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 4 Apr

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Dave Johns, John Ross, Sean McLoughlin and host Raymond Mearns.

Sat 11 Apr

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Ron Vaudry, Chris Forbes, Paul F Taylor, Larah Bross and host Joe Heenan.

Sat 18 Apr

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Kevin Gildea, Ro Campbell, Jay Lafferty and host Jonathan Mayor.

…and 6 more dates until 30 May

The Saturday Show

Saturday night in Glasgow, and The Stand has crammed some more top acts onto a stage for you. Get in early, as it sells out every time.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 4 Apr

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Jason John Whitehead, Steven Dick, Lauren Pattison and host Bruce Devlin.

Sat 11 Apr

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Tony Burgess, Janey Godley, Stephen Buchanan and host Martin Mor.

Sat 18 Apr

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With Ron Vaudry, Stephen Carlin, Jack Evans and host Susan Morrison.

…and 6 more dates until 30 May

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.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 13 Apr

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 14 Apr

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Apr

£10 / 020 7478 0100

The Thursday Show

Comedy will be firing at you with all cylinders this weekend, so why not give into it all and allow the Stand to take you under its wing with hilarious acts left, right and centre?

The Stand, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Dave Johns, John Ross, Sean McLoughlin and host Raymond Mearns.

Thu 9 Apr

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Ron Vaudry, Chris Forbes, Paul F Taylor, Larah Bross and host Joe Heenan.

Thu 16 Apr

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Kevin Gildea, Ro Campbell, Jay Lafferty and host Jonathan Mayor.

…and 6 more dates until 28 May back to top

The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 4 Apr

£12 / 07760 488119

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

Sat 11 Apr

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Stand up comedy from Spencer Brown, Adam Hess, Pierre Novellie.

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.

Abi Roberts - Stand Up Comedy

Abi Roberts returns to Guildford Fringe Festival with her one woman stand-up show! Not to be missed.

The Star Inn, Guildford

Fri 10 Jul

£7

Sat 11 Jul

£7

Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy Legendary and unmissable in a splendid new roost and shimmering plumage, Afterhours again delights by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups while launching 2015's soaring fledgling comedians towards stardom. 'Awesome late night hilarity' (ThreeWeeks). 'Stellar!’ (Scotsman).

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 29 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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

Andrew Maxwell: Banana Kingdom

Social commentary and political observations.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 24 Apr

£17.50

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