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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…

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 15 Apr

£25 / 01970 623 232

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

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sun 29 Mar

£22 / 023 8071 1811

Stewart Lee: A Room with a Stew

The latest show from Lee to promote his next Comedy Vehicle DVD. A series that won him Best Male Television Comic and Best Comedy Entertainment Programme at the British Comedy Awards in 2011.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sun 15 Mar

£22.50 / 0131 529 6000

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 19 Mar

Clyde Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 18 Apr

£18.50 / 01256 844244

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct

£17.50 / 01527 577330

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Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£17.50 / 0141 332 1846

Susan Calman: Lady Like

The Calmanator's latest show explores the different ways one can be 'lady like', mental health and an interesting honeymoon in the sewers of Paris.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£15 (£13) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£16 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

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.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 9 Apr

£22 / 01527 577330

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 28 Mar

£25.75 / 01892 530613

Bingley Arts Centre

Thu 19 Mar

Sold out / 01274 567983

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John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember

Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent, the diminutive Ken Worthington.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 16 Mar

£15 / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Mar

£15 (£13) / 0131 668 2019

Josie Long: Cara Josephine

Long's latest is a typically optimistic look at both love and being 'as outdoorsy as a bear' (which is pretty darn outdoorsy).

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 17 Mar

£13 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 18 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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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

Tue 10 Mar

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

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.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Sun 15 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Wed 25 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Wed 11 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Sun 22 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Simon Amstell: To Be Free

Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 18 Mar

£21 / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Thu 19 Mar

£21 / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Alexei Sayle: Listen with Alexei

The writer and comic gives readings from Thatcher Stole My Trousers as well as from Stalin Ate My Homework, along with some of his famous short stories.

Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance

Sun 8 Mar

£13 / 01736 365520

The Brindley, Runcorn

Wed 29 Apr

£13 ( £11; £11) / 0151 907 8360

Exeter Phoenix

Mon 9 Mar

£13 (£11) / 01392 667080

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Derren Brown: Infamous

  • 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.

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

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May

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Tommy Tiernan: Alive

The edgy Irish stand-up proffers whimsical and occasionally dark thoughts and observations. Familiar face from the telly – and familiar voice from the radio – throughout his career, Tiernan has appeared on The Tommy and Hector Show (alongside Hector Ó hEochagáin). Eagle-eyed among you will remember him as Father Kevin…

The Garage, Glasgow

Thu 12 Mar

£18 (£15) / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£18 (£15) / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

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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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…

The Stand, Glasgow

Tue 24 Mar

£10 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Burnistoun: Live and For Real

The Burnistoun Boys take their sketch show to the stage for one night only. The whole gang heads to the city centre including McGregor and Toshan the quality polis, Jolly Boy John, deceased ice cream brothers Paul and Walter and even the stubborn voice recognition lift who doesn't understand Scottish. For Real.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 25 Mar

£19.50–£23.50 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Enthusiastic storytelling and sharp wit from the Canadian stand-up.

The Garage, Glasgow

Fri 20 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0141 332 1120

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Janey Godley: Honest to Godley

Killer comedy from Lady Godley with a show that promises no-holds-barred humour that takes no prisoners.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£11–£13 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 28 Mar

£11–£13 / 0141 357 6200

Jeremy Hardy

Mr Hardy is a stalwart of BBC Radio 4 comedy including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. Now's your chance to see Jeremy out on his own, peddling his intelligent satire and gentle musings across the country.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Apr

The Atkinson - Theatre

£14 (£5) / 01704 533333

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Wed 25 Mar

£15–£18 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Beggars Theatre, Millom

Sat 30 May

£14 (£5) / 01229 775677

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Jon Ronson: An Evening of Public Shaming

An evening of examining the behaviour of others: why do people say things on Twitter that don't come out right? Why do people on Twitter turn mob-like over people who say things that don't come out right? Ronson technically hasn't done anything wrong, but he's been studying people who have and this evening is a powerful…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 20 Mar

£15 (£12) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.