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Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01727 844488

Thu 7 May

£20 / 01727 844488

Fri 6 Nov

£20 / 01727 844488

Ashcroft Theatre, London CR9

Fri 16 Oct

£20

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sun 8 Nov

£21 / 020 8561 8371

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Derren Brown: Miracle

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 11 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Tue 12 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 13 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul

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Mark Thomas: Cuckooed

Intelligent humour about being spied on by a large company. Thomas is known for his on-point satire (he describes himself as a 'libertarian anarchist'), having appeared on The Mary Whitehouse Experience, Saturday Zoo and Have I Got News for You?, as well as his own Channel 4 show The Mark Thomas Comedy Product. He's…

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Mon 27 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 28 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 29 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

…and 10 more dates until 9 May

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Fri 24 Apr

£15 (£13) / 01303 858500

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 30 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Sun 31 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 23 May

£18–£20 / 01323 412000

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 8 May

£16–£18 / 01324 506850

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Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

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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Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler

The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr

£24–£39

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 13 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

Brighton Dome

Wed 21 Oct

Concert Hall

£23 / 01273 709709

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John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Jul

£20 / 0191 332 4041

New Hall, Tiverton

Wed 24 Jun

£19.68 / 01884 255 823

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London W12

Fri 11 Dec

£22.50–£30 / 0844 477 2000

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Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 10 Jun

£18.50 / 01727 844488

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 29 May

£18.50 / 01892 530613

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Voca People

The YouTube sensations take their show on the road – expect a capella / beatboxing and mouth music like you've never heard before.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 23 May

£20–£22 / 01727 844488

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 4 May

£22.50 / 0844 576 2210

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 18 May

£18–£20 / 01325 486555

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Michael Palin: Travelling To Work

To celebrate his third volume of diaries being published, Palin looks back on 25 years of travelling the world and almost 50 years of popping up on radio, TV and film. Palin is best known for Monty Python with John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and the late Graham Chapman. Between movies, he also…

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Fri 9 Oct

£30.50

Buxton Opera House

Mon 12 Oct

£30.50 / 0845 127 2190

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 3 Oct

£29.50 / 01323 412000

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Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Fri 24 Apr

£21 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tue 12 May

£21 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 15 May

£21 / 01892 530613

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…and at 23 other places

Spamalot

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: music)

The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from the Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 20 Apr

£10.50–£41 / 08441 717620

Tue 21 Apr

£10.50–£38 / 08441 717620

Wed 22 Apr

£10.50–£38 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 25 Apr

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 27 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 28 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 29 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea
…and 3 more dates until 2 May

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 1 Jun

£10.50–£50.50 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 2 Jun

£10.50–£47.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 3 Jun

£10.50–£47.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

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Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell

Razor-sharp observations, sardonic wit and offbeat, innovative storytelling from the two stand-ups.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Wed 27 May

£12 (£10 over 60s) / 01527 577330

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Chorley Little Theatre

Sat 2 May

£12 (£10) / 01257 264362

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Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

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

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 22 May

£16 (£14) / 01226 327000

Gala, Durham

Thu 23 Apr

£16 / 0191 332 4041

Melton Theatre, Melton Mowbray

Wed 20 May

£14–£16 / 01664 851111

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly

Inventive and thought-provoking humour.

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

Alexei Sayle: Listen with Alexei

Author, comedian and actor Alexei Sayle reads excerpts from his memoirs and short stories, followed by a Q&A session and a book signing.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Wed 29 Apr

£13 ( £11; £11) / 0151 907 8360

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Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Fri 24 Apr

£14 (£12) / 020 3108 1000

The Brindley, Runcorn

Fri 15 May

£13 (£12) / 0151 907 8360

Cambridge Junction

Fri 8 May

J2

£14 / 01223 511511

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Between the Lines: Irvine Welsh and Jesse Armstrong

Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and comedy writer Jesse Armstrong (who is best known for his work on Peep Show) discuss the art of comedy writing, at this event chaired by stand-up comedian and writer, Viv Groskop.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Tue 21 Apr

£20 / 020 3108 1000

Bill Bailey: Limboland

The master of surreality airs his qualms and doubts about the world via a charming blend of religious dubstep, horntallica and an interesting new musical take on Downton Abbey.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 6 Dec

£25 / 0844 576 3000

Brighton Centre

Thu 3 Dec

£25 / 0844 847 1515

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 6 Nov

£25 / 01223 357851

Sat 7 Nov

£25 / 01223 357851

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Dylan Moran: Off the Hook

Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 20 May

£25 / 01727 844488

Thu 21 May

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 May

£25 / 01256 844244

Belfast Waterfront

Sun 17 May

£25 ( £23) / 028 9033 4400

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Jackie Mason

The legendary stand-up brings his Jewish humour to the UK.

Adelphi Theatre, London WC2R

Mon 1 Jun

£64.50–£108 / 0844 412 4651

Tue 2 Jun

£64.50–£108 / 0844 412 4651

Wed 3 Jun

£64.50–£108 / 0844 412 4651

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