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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

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

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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.

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

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

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.

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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

Joseph Morpurgo: Odessa

Surreal humour and character comedy.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 13 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 14 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 15 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 16 May

£10; £12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Joseph Morpurgo: Work In Progress

Morpurgo brings his own brand of David Lynchian charades to the stage.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Tue 19 May

£5 / 020 7424 8918

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

Josie Long: Investigations

Stand-up act Josie Long and investigative journalist Martin Williams present this show about investigations and findings, along with adventures and topical humour.

The Invisible Dot Ltd, London N1

Wed 25 Mar

£10 (£9) / 020 7424 8918

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Loughborough Town Hall

Fri 13 Mar

£9 / 01509 231914

Established and up-and-coming acts present their most recent stand-up material.

Fri 17 Apr

£9 / 01509 231914

Established and up-and-coming stand-up from the UK and international circuits.

Fri 15 May

£9 / 01509 231914

New and established stand-ups take to the stage to perform their most recent material.

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

Kevin Bridges: Work In Progress

The popular Scottish stand-up performs a warm-up show, ahead of his national tour in 2015.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 16 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 17 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 18 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 19 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Krater Comedy Club

Regularly firing comedy at you from all cylinders, with a stellar line-up each time.

Komedia Brighton

Sat 7 Mar

£24; £34 inc meal; £14; £17.50 inc nachos (£9; £6; Children £6 ages 18-25) / 08452 938480

UK based and international stand-up acts perform their most recent routines.

Sat 14 Mar

£24; £34 inc meal; £14; £17.50 inc nachos (£9; £6; Children £6 ages 18-25) / 08452 938480

A line-up of UK based and international stand-up acts take to the stage to perform their most recent routines.

Sat 21 Mar

£24; £34 inc meal; £14; £17.50 inc nachos (£9; £6; Children £6 ages 18-25) / 08452 938480

Stand-up acts from the UK and international circuits take to the stage to perform their most recent routines.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Apr

The Lancashire Hotpots

Comedy folk band from St Helens.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 28 Mar

£13.20

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The Last Laugh

Anyone who's ever fancied a comedian must have had that old adage 'Never date a comedian' pop into their mind to quash the notion near-immediately. However, this show is about two comedians who started dating each other (double the madness) and blends stand-up and storytelling to tell the tale.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£10 (£8) / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Late Laughs

Viv Gee and the good folk at Yesbar have gone to the trouble of choosing their fave picks of the festival. All you have to do is turn up and chuckle.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£8 / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£8 / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fri 20 Mar

£8 / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar

The Lipsinkers

Bringing the noble art of lip-synching bang up to date in this comedy cabaret.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Fri 6 Mar

£6–£8 / 020 7820 1222

Doors open 9pm. DJs and dancing until 2am.

£6–£8 / 020 7820 1222

Fri 3 Apr

£6–£8 / 020 7820 1222

Doors open 9pm. DJs and dancing until 2am.

£6–£8 / 020 7820 1222

Fri 1 May

£6–£8 / 020 7820 1222

Doors open 9pm. DJs and dancing until 2am.

…and 7 more dates until 4 Dec

Liz Carr & Bird La Bird - Tit Bits

A cabaret show by the actor, broadcaster, comedian and writer.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0844 875 0073

Ludwig Live!

A comedy cabaret written by multiple Emmy Award-winning writer Nancy Holson. Join Beethoven as he sings about his angry mistresses, his rivalry with arch nemesis Mozart, and his senile mentor Haydn.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 7 May

£15 (£12) / 0844 873 3433

Fri 8 May

£15 (£12) / 0844 873 3433

Sat 9 May

£15 (£12) / 0844 873 3433

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