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2 Girls, 1 Cup of Comedy

Sam and Helen MC a mixed bill of comedy Funny Women Finalists 2014: Sam Baines and Helen Sorren bring you a selection of the best comedians at the Fringe. A super-sized cup of comedy with TV names as well as the very best new comedians. Join us for some late night laughs! ‘Sam and Helen are bloody hilarious’ (Larry…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Just the Wee One

Free / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 29 Aug

501 Things I Do In My Bedroom

  • Directed by: Arthur McBain
  • Written by: Nicola Wren

Arthur McBain directs Nicola Wren's solo drama telling a contemporary story of failed romance and self-discovery in the age of Facebook and Tinder.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Tue 21 Jul

£5 / 020 7482 4857

AAA Stand-Up Late

Bound & Gagged Comedy Total sell-out 2010-2014 returns with a brand new line-up. 'Comedy the way it should be: laugh-a-minute, leaving the audience wishing the show was a little bit longer' ★★★★ (Fest). Paul McMullan: 'My hot tip as the next big thing' (Miles Crawford). 'His sharp wit had us rolling with laughter…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Abi Roberts: Downtown Abi

Observational stand-up from Roberts.

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 23 May

£7 (£6) / 01865 263980

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

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Abnormally Funny People

They’re back! Abnormally Funny People are 10 years old. Their brand new show will have different comedians every night. Each one will be packed with top notch stand-up, silly songs and a splash of improvisation. All the acts have a disability, except for the token non-disabled one. It’s all about inclusion! Produced by…

Stand in the Square, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

£9 (£7)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug

Acute Britishness

'So You Think You're Funny' and 'Golden Jester' finalist Mark Daniels suffers from a syndrome known as Acute Britishness. His self-deprecating, sarcastic wit questions why Brits just won't complain, even about the country's biggest problems: school textbooks, STD clinics, Craig David and Nigella Lawson. He teaches us what…

Laughing Horse @ The Hobgoblin, Brighton

Fri 1 May

£5 (£4)

Sat 2 May

£5 (£4)

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

Adams, Galletly & Murph: AGM

Like gags? Want a proper laugh? AGM - 50 minutes of just jokes! With Steve Adams, Stevenage survivor, downtrodden yet charming, making you laugh despite his misfortunes; master of the one-liner, Colin Galletly, providing a blizzard of jokes, from the clever, to the silly, to the downright surreal, and Johnny Murph who…

Lamb Comedy @ Nowhere Man, Brighton

Fri 8 May

£6.50 (£5)

Sat 9 May

£6.50 (£5)

Sun 10 May

£6.50 (£5)

Ade Foiadelli: A Clockwork Bollock

Following the success of Brighton's regular 'Funny Side Up' show and a monthly slot at the city's first comedy panel show, 'Sidesplitters', Ade Foiadelli is bringing his lackadaisical brand of tongue-lashing to Brighton Fringe. This is a must-see show that promises to leave you feeling bewildered, disturbed and delighted…

Laughing Horse @ The Hobgoblin, Brighton

Sat 9 May

Free

Fri 22 May

Free

Sat 23 May

Free

Fri 29 May

Free

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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

Aisling Bea: Plan Bea

Feature Spot Productions Ltd British Comedy Award winner for Best Female TV Comic 2015, Foster's Best Newcomer nominee 2013 and avid avocado enthusiast Aisling Bea debuts her new show which, in March, was loosely supposed to be about childhood dreams, death, confidence and success. As seen on Live At The Apollo, 8 Out…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Dining Room

£7 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

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

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord’s Southbank Saloon

Observational stand-up from Murray as his publican character.

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

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

aLOne – Loren O'Brien

Loren O'Brien Loren and Amy are sketch partners, but they've had a falling out. Loren would do stand-up, but she's not very funny, Amy is. Will Amy turn up? Or will Loren do sketch comedy: aLOne. Solo sketch comedy. Comedy for the people who have no friends. 'Close to perfection … you'd have to search high and low to…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance That

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society

ACMS / Heroes (PWYW) The strange and glorious comedy night marches on in Edinburgh for the fifth year running, with changing bills of baffling and brilliant acts. All hosted – and over-booked – by Thom Tuck, ‘convincingly addicted to online gambling’ (Evening Standard) and John-Luke Roberts, ‘a welcome deviation…

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

The Big Cave

£5

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 27 Aug

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

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Andy Zaltzman: Satirist For Hire

Political satire from the writer and radio regular.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 7 May

£15.50

Arthur Smith - Oh Hazel

He has done this show only once before but it was met with huge acclaim.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 14 May

£15.50

As You Psyche It

Sketch show delving into the weird and wonderful intricacies of a progressive therapy group whilst putting on a sketch show - are they the ones who need help, or you?

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Tue 26 May

£8 (£2) / 01865 263980

Fri 29 May

£8 (£2) / 01865 263980

Sat 30 May

£8 (£2) / 01865 263980

Fri 5 Jun

£8 (£2) / 01865 263980

The Ascension of Mrs Leech

The King's Players When Mrs Leech (74, Chairman of the Boules Club) dies, she is fortunate enough to be afforded a place in heaven. It isn't long, however, before her busy-body attitude and grey-haired determination get her caught up in a celestial squabble. Whilst forming friendships with a group of dissatisfied…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Mint Studio

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug

The Assembly Rooms Very Best of the Fest

The Assembly Rooms Eight superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe. The biggest names and the hottest new acts, together in one stunning show. With five major acts for the price of one and a different line-up every show, this sensational Friday and Saturday night spectacular is set to be…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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