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Give My Head Peace

Character filled stand-up with Tim McGarry featuring Ulster's favourite dysfunctional family.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Fri 13 Mar

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

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 7 Mar

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

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

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

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 7 Mar

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Fred MacAulay, Jarred Christmas, Jim Park, Daniel Webster and host JoJo Sutherland.

Sat 14 Mar

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Carl Hutchinson, Andrea Hubert, Peter Philipson and host Bruce Devlin.

Sat 21 Mar

£15 / 0131 558 7272

With Owen O'Neill, Stu & Garry, Katherine Tanney, Ross Main and host Scott Agnew.

…and 6 more dates until 29 Aug

Lloyd Langford: Old Fashioned

  • 3 stars

Langford chats about how exasperated and bamboozled he is about so many elements of modern life. You've seen him on Russell Howard's Good News, The Now Show, 8 Out of 10 Cats and QI, and he's written for countless others, including Live at the Apollo, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The King is Dead. Back in 2004, he won…

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

£10 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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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 12 Mar

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Carl Hutchinson, Andrea Hubert, Peter Philipson and host Bruce Devlin.

Thu 19 Mar

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Owen O'Neill, Stu and Garry, Daisy Earl, Will Setchell and host Scott Agnew.

Thu 26 Mar

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0131 558 7272

With Jason John Whitehead, John Gillick, Richard Hunter and Martin Mor.

…and 5 more dates until 30 Apr

Best of SCOTY

Scotland's funniest (that's previous winners and finalists of the acclaimed Scottish Comedian of the Year competition) do their worst.

DRAM!, Glasgow

Thu 12 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fri 13 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

…and 6 more dates until 28 Mar

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 6 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 8 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 9 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 23 May

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

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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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

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

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

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 10 more dates until 6 Jul

Andrew Doyle: Zero Tolerance

Andrew Doyle used to be a teacher and now he's a comedian – a career trajectory which makes a significant amount of sense.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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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 7 Mar

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 4 Apr

£5 / 0141 204 0060

Sat 2 May

£5 / 0141 204 0060

…and 9 more dates until 6 Feb 2016

The Friday Show

Friday night sparkles with the promise of comedy in a basement, courtesy of those good folk at The Stand. Hurrah!

The Stand, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Jason Cook, Jarred Christmas, Jim Park, Daniel Webster and host JoJo Sutherland.

Fri 13 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Carl Hutchinson, Andrea Hubert, Peter Philipson and host Bruce Devlin.

Fri 20 Mar

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0131 558 7272

With Owen O'Neill, Stu & Garry, Katherine Tanney, Will Setchell and host Scott Agnew.

…and 6 more dates until 1 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 7 Mar

£15 / 0844 335 8879

With John Moloney, Kai Humphries, Nicola Mantalios-Lovett, Jellybean Martinez and host Stuart Murphy.

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, Holly Walsh, Stephen Buchanan and host Martin Mor.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Christian O’Connell: Breaking Dad

Stories, anecdotes and warm humour about beloved pet death, pensioner sex advice and the inherent evil of Peppa Pig.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50 / 0844 873 3433

Comedy Night

A night of stand-up at Howden.

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Fri 13 Mar

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01506 777666

With Iain Stirling, Alex Smith and Mark Smith.

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Antenna Studios, London SE19

Fri 6 Mar

£12.50 / 020 8653 5200

Regular Comedy Night in the Antenna with the Amazing QUINCEY - Amateur Transplant's Adam Kay Plus MC Pam Ford and special guests.

Ellie Taylor: Elliementary

  • 3 stars

Bubbly banter and energetic, upbeat wit from the former contestant on ITV's Show Me The Funny.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Gledhill and Callaghan

Amy and David, respectively, with some brand new funny material.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Mon 23 Mar

£3 / 0141 222 2254

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Joel Dommett: Finding Emo

  • 3 stars

Joel attempts to reunite the terrible emo band he was in when he was 15 for the sake of his stand-up routine.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 20 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 21 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

The Late Show

The people who do the immensely popular Festival Club at the Edinburgh Fringe bring their late comedy picks to Glasgow.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£8 (£5) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£8 (£5) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fri 20 Mar

£8 (£5) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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