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Sarah Millican: Outsider

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage. It was Sarah Millican's Not Nice that brought the Geordie lass to the public's attention, after her show won if.comedy's Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 7 Sep 2016

£26 / 01970 623 232

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 20 Mar 2016

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 Jan 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

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…and at 75 other places

One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar

£20 / 0844 576 2210

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 28 Mar

£18.50 / 01245 606505

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 27 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

A weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

…and 33 more dates until 25 Jul

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

Fri 27 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Rich Hall's Hoedown

Rich Hall and friends host a mash-up of music and stand-up featuring the Hoedown's regular band.

The Garage, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£17.50 / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

£17.50 / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 29 Mar

£17.50 / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 9 Jun

£15.50 / 0844 873 3433

Wed 10 Jun

£15.50 / 0844 873 3433

Thu 11 Jun

£15.50 / 0844 873 3433

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

Des Bishop: Made in China

  • 4 stars

Des Bishop shares anecdotes from his time in China attempting to learn enough Chinese to perform stand-up in Mandarin.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 31 Mar

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

…and 7 more dates until 11 Apr

Susie Essman

Known for her role on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Susie Essman presents her sarcastic and uninhibited solo stand-up show.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 27 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 28 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sun 29 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01553 764864

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

Mon 13 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

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Hellfire Comedy Club

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

G Live, Guildford

Thu 23 Apr

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Emerging acts fresh from the London circuit to give you a great opportunity to see some new stand-up talent.

Thu 21 May

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Stand-up material from acts from across the UK circuit.

Thu 18 Jun

£30 / 0844 770 1797

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Thu 2 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Observational stand-up with Phil Jerrod and Andrew Bird.

Thu 9 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Stand-up with improviser and actor Marlon Davis plus Gavin Webster.

Thu 16 Apr

Town Hall

£12 inc meal; £6.50 comedy only / 01494 512000

Stand-up Roger Monkhouse takes to the stage in an evening of hilarity.

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Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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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…

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 24 Apr

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 15 May

£25.50

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Frankie Boyle: I'm Better Than This

We thought he'd gone into retirement, but seems he just can't stay away and we thank him for it. More dark, dangerous and damn funny stuff from Mr Boyle.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Wed 29 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Thu 30 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Tue 5 May

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

…and 4 more dates until 9 May

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sun 26 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Mon 27 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sun 3 May

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 11 May

Nathan Caton: Teenage Mutant Nathan Caton

Smart observations and storytelling from the stand-up as seen on Mock The Week and Russell Howard's Good News.

Museum Of Comedy, London WC1A

Fri 27 Mar

£10 / 020 7534 1740

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 020 7534 1740

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart presents his big variety show featuring Grant Stott, Andy Gray, Paul Zerdin and more.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 9 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 10 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 11 Apr

£25 / 0131 529 6000

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Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 8 Apr

£6.60 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Fri 10 Apr

£5 / 01750 22204

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£5 / 01750 22204

Comar, Isle of Mull

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 01688 302211

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Comedy Shed

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter.

The Riverfront, Newport

Fri 27 Mar

£12.50 / 01633 656757

Stand-up from Joe Lycett, Junior Simpson and Charlie Baker at the relaxed cabaret style comedy club.

Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Live comedy for younger fans, particularly those aged 8–12. Every month a selection of comedians tweaks their material for the toughest audience on the planet. No under 5s; all kids must be accompanied by an adult.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£5 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 4 Apr

£4 / 0844 335 8879

Max Boyce

Musical comedy from the veteran entertainer.

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Thu 9 Apr

£22 / 01873 850805

  • 19:30 Max Boyce Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Malvern Theatres

Sat 11 Apr

Forum Theatre

£22 / 01684 892 277

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Sat 18 Apr

£22.50 / 01684 295 074

  • 19:30 Max Boyce The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

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Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 3 Apr

£15 / 01383 602302

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 22 May

£16 (£14) / 01226 327000

Gala, Durham

Thu 23 Apr

£16 / 0191 332 4041

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Absolute Improv

Influenced by the like of Whose Line is it Anyway? and Fast and Loose, ToBeContinued take audience suggestions, no matter how silly, and transform myriad ideas into fast-paced improvised comedy.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£8 (£7) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

£8 (£7) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

CommonFest

A festival that blends comedy, spoken word and music. Organised by Common Weal North Glasgow, the aim is to inspire the people of Scotland to vote in May's General Election. Acts include Kid Canaveral, Alan Bissett, Elaine C Smith and many others.

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Fri 17 Apr

£5 (£2) / 0141 339 9784

Camberley Comedy Club

Up-and-coming stand-up acts.

The Camberley Theatre

Fri 27 Mar

£10.50; £9.50 adv; £16.50 inc meals / 01276 707600

Stand-up with Nick Revell, Neil McFarlane, TJ Shoesmith, Craig Leggo and Geoff Whiting.

Fri 24 Apr

£10.50; £9.50 adv / 01276 707600

Compere Yianni Agisilaou introduces Dylan Rhymer, Chris Norton Walker, Zahra Barri and Aaron Levene to the stage to perform their most recent material.

Coalition of Comedy: The Filth and the Fury

A showcase of new and established acts.

The Flying Duck, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£3 / 0141 564 1450

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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