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Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 29 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

Mon 2 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 3 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 4 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 18 more dates until 23 May

BBC Scotland Presents Best of Red Raw

If you fancy catching the stars of tomorrow today, then you'll be aware of The Stand's weekly beginner's showcase for those wannabe funnypeople tentatively treading the comedy boards. Now's your chance to see the best of the newbies, and, since it's the festival and all, there may be an appearance or two from better-known…

The Stand, Glasgow

Tue 17 Mar

£5 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Tue 24 Mar

£5 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

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.

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Aamer Rahman: The Truth Hurts

Uncompromising wit and political humour.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50–£19.25 / 07786 630764

Tue 10 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50–£19.25 / 07786 630764

Wed 11 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50–£19.25 / 07786 630764

Thu 12 Mar

Downstairs

£16.50–£19.25 / 07786 630764

The Best In Stand Up

Exactly what it says on the tin – The Comedy Store presents its best stand ups.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Fri 6 Mar

£20; £17.50; £23.50 (£9; £9; £9) / 0844 871 7699

Dry and cynical humour from stand-up and self-confessed pessimist Mike Gunn. Also featuring Marlon Davis, Christian Reilly and MC Imran Yusuf.

Sat 7 Mar

£20; £17.50; £23.50 (£9; £9; £9) / 0844 871 7699

Dry and cynical humour from stand-up and self-confessed pessimist Mike Gunn. Also featuring Marlon Davis, Christian Reilly and MC Imran Yusuf.

Fri 13 Mar

£20; £17.50; £23.50 (£9; £9; £9) / 0844 871 7699

Energetic humour and surreal improvisations as Canadian stand-up Phil Nichol presents his brand of mischievous rantings. Also featuring Pierre Hollins, Stu Goldsmith and MC Alun Cochrane.

…and 23 more dates until 30 May

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

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

The Wheatsheaf, London W1T

Sat 7 Mar

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Stand up comedy from Pierre Novellie, Harriet Kemsley, Inder Manocha.

Sat 14 Mar

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Stand up comedy from Iain Stirling, Edd Hedges, Inder Manocha.

Sat 21 Mar

£20; £15 adv / 07760 488119

Stand up comedy from Pierre Novellie, Juliet Meyers, Edd Hedges.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Apr back to top

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

£8

Sat 11 Jul

£8

Ahir Shah: Texture

Ahir Shah presents Texture: a stand-up show about adulthood, romance, drinking, loneliness, deer, and other things of that nature.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 3 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 4 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Alex Edelman: Millennial

Stand-up from the New York-based comedian who has lived in Boston, LA and Jerusalem.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 13 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 14 Mar

£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

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

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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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

Anna Devitt: Last One Standing

Anna gets all nostalgic about how her comedy career began.

The State Bar, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£10 / 0141 332 2159

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

The Bedford, London SW12

Fri 6 Mar

£14 (£11) / 020 8682 8940

Stand-ups Loretta Maine, Michael Fabbri and Luke Toulson perform their most recent material.

Sat 7 Mar

£16 (£13) / 020 8682 8940

Loretta Maine, Michael Fabbri and Colin Owens perform their most recent stand-up material.

Fri 13 Mar

£14; £16 (£13; £13) / 020 8682 8940

Stand-ups Ian Stone, Stuart Goldsmith, Josh Howie and Pierre Hollins perform their most recent material.

…and 7 more dates until 4 Apr

Beppe Grillo

Italian comedian and political activist.

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Sun 22 Mar

£30.93–£37.68 / 0844 477 2000

The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Expect wit and sharp humour.

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Sat 7 Mar

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

Fri 13 Mar

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

Sat 14 Mar

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

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The Best In Stand-Up

Big names from the circuit showing off exactly why they're performing at a night called Best in Stand-up. No pressure then.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 7 Mar

£22 / 0870 593 2932

Articulate storytelling and anecdotal humour from Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominee for Best Newcomer 2012, Joe Lycett. Also featuring Adam Bloom, Andrew Ryan, Joe Rowntree and MC John Fothergill.

Sat 14 Mar

£18; £22 (£12; £16) / 0870 593 2932

Insightful storytelling and observational humour from Northamptonshire-born stand-up Andrew Bird. Also featuring Danny McLoughlin, Zoe Lyons, Markus Birdman and MC Mick Ferry.

Sat 21 Mar

£18; £22 (£12; £16) / 0870 593 2932

Dark and mischievous humour from New Zealand Comedy Festival's Best International Show award-winner in both 2009 and 2011, Carey Marx. Also featuring Steve Williams, Addy Van Der Borgh, Kai Humphries and MC Ian Moore.

…and 10 more dates until 30 May

Bethany Black: Idiot

Bethany chats about all the not-so-smart things she's done since her last stand-up show, including breaking her leg (quite idiotic) and getting a part in Banana, Cucumber and Tofu (really not idiotic at all).

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£9 (£7) / 0141 552 5924

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Bob Slayer: Fat Jockey

Slayer's life has been interesting, to say the least. A rock tour manager-turned-comedian, his previous career saw him look after the likes of Snoop Dogg and the Bloodhound Gang. Now he claims he used to be a jockey. Unbelievable? You'll have to take his word for it.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£5 / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

£5 / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 29 Mar

£5 / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

The Bosun's Delight

See the latest batch of graduate's from Chris Head's unique live sketch show course. Tightly scripted with punchy performances from a highly eclectic group this will be a great slice of of sketch comedy.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Thu 5 Mar

£5.50 / 020 7354 8246

Catriona Knox: Thinks She's Hard Enough

Star of Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, Catriona Knox presents, her most recent stand-up show.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 16 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 17 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 18 Apr

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

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