Late night events, Comedy

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David Mills

American-born comedian takes on stand-ups Evelyn Mok, Gatis Kandis, Sofie Hagen and Chris Betts, in tribute to the theme of The American Dream, with MC Viv Groskop.

Komedia, Bath

Thu 5 Mar

£12; £10 adv / 0845 293 8480

Did You Hear What Santa Brought a Deaf Guy for Christmas

Graham and Chris (neither of whom are Santa nor completely deaf) present a new show.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£6 / 0141 332 2159

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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.

An Evening With Jim Davidson

The veteran comic promises the most outrageous, hilarious and insightful show he has ever performed.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Thu 30 Apr

£40; £67 inc meals (£32; £59 inc meals) / 02380 613989

The Festival Club

Five top acts from the festival get together for some late-night laughs.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 12 Mar

£12–£15 (£10–£12) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fri 13 Mar

£12–£15 (£10–£12) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£12–£15 (£10–£12) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Fin Taylor: Work In Progress

Taylor brings his pretension-conquering wit to the stage.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Thu 9 Apr

£5 / 020 7424 8918

Fool Members Club: Ultimate Aftershow

The ultimate aftershow with late-night vibes, jamming, dancing and happenings. Hosted by Bob Slayer and featuring very special guests.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

Free (ticketed) / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

Free (ticketed) / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 29 Mar

Free (ticketed) / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Footlights Smoker

An evening of songs, sketches, monologues and stand-up.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 11 Mar

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

Gary Delaney: Purist

Gary tours his 2010 Fringe show, which is jam-packed with jokes, one-liners and amusing thoughts, but not with a coherent narrative structure. (On purpose. We hope.) That's fine, no one has time for that anyway.

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 18 Mar

£11 (£9) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Gary Little: Too Young to Remember

Little's latest covers the laugh-aloud topics of lies, pain and forgiveness. Promises it'll be funny, he does.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£10 (£8) / 0141 357 4000

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Glasgow Gong Show

Anyone at all can take to the stage tonight and see if they can go the full five minutes against the vicious red cards given to the audience. A light-hearted night of fun and a chance to try out new material. Hosted by Graham Mackie.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£5 / 0141 332 2159

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.

Happily Ever After? The 6th Annual Liverpool Improvathon

If you go down to the woods today… You'll be sure of a big surprise!

Kazimier, Liverpool

Sun 22 Mar

£25 weekend pass; £20 weekend pass, adv; £5 single episode; £15 pyjama party / 07718 933164

Harry Garrison: Dead Funny

Dark and disturbing comedy, some musical, some not, from Harry Garrison.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Fri 20 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 332 2159

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 21 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 332 2159

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Holly Burn - Return Of The Burn (A Work In Progress)

Surreal observations and witty banter from the character comic, stand-up, writer and star of ITV2's comedy series Bad Bridesmaid.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 21 Mar

£6 / 0844 873 3433

Sat 18 Apr

£6 / 0844 873 3433

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I Never Told A Joke In My Life

Chris Williams recites an endless list of all the things that could happen in a comedy act in a speech about dead comedians, about forgotten comedians, about every comedian that's ever been and ever will be.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Wed 25 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

Iain Stirling: Everything

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

The State Bar, Glasgow

Wed 25 Mar

£10 / 0141 332 2159

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

The Improvised Episode

The eccentric aristocratic creator Sir Julian Chappes presents an unscripted instalment of Upstairs Downton.

Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London WC2H

Sat 25 Apr

£10 (£7) / 020 7240 6283

Ironbark Pumpkin and the Quest for the Lost Pudding Quaich of Ecclefechan

Live action sketch show / video game. It's up to the audience to step in and help hero, Ironbark Pumpkin, reach what promises to be a spectacular anti-climax.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Tue 17 Mar

£1 (£0.50) / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Tue 24 Mar

£1 (£0.50) / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

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Jimmy Cricket: Great Value for a Tenner Show

Clean-cut and traditional humour from the Irish stand-up.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sun 28 Jun

£10 (Seniors £10; Children £5) / 01803 328385

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

John Robins: This Tornado Loves You

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 8 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 9 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 10 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 11 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Jongleurs Comedy Club

Smart observations and social and political anecdotes from 2011 Black Comedy Awards Best Young Comic winner, Nathan Caton, and playful, upbeat humour and razor-sharp wit from former contestant on ITV's Show Me The Funny, Rudi Lickwood.

Sway, London WC2B

Sat 7 Mar

£35–£40 / 020 7404 6114

Performances from stand-up acts Javier Jarquin, John Hastings and Rich Wilson.

Sat 14 Mar

£35–£40 / 020 7404 6114

Jarlath Regan, Ellie Taylor and Jeff Innocent perform their most recent stand-up material.

Sat 21 Mar

£13–£17; £35–£40 / 020 7404 6114

Live stand-up performances from Rudi Lickwood, Sean Mc Loughlin and Will-E.

…and 7 more dates until 9 May

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

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