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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.

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

Sat 23 May

£20–£47.50 / 0844 871 3014

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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

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Fri 29 May

£17.50 ( £15.50; £15.50) / 01785 254653

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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

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Sun 24 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Mon 25 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Fri 29 May

Sold out / 01592 611101

Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap

The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 31 May

£30 / 01256 844244

Belfast Waterfront

Fri 27 Nov

£30 / 028 9033 4400

Sat 28 Nov

£30 / 028 9033 4400

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 11 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 12 Sep

£30 / 0844 338 5000

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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…

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 25 May

£25 / 0844 576 2210

Tue 26 May

£25 / 0844 576 2210

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 29 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Sat 30 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

The Forum, London NW5

Wed 27 May

£25 / 020 7428 4099

Thu 28 May

£25 / 020 7428 4099

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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

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

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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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.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 12 Jun

£21 / 0844 854 2776

Brighton Dome

Sat 30 May

£21 / 01273 709709

Buxton Opera House

Sun 14 Jun

£22 / 0845 127 2190

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…and at 4 other places

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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QI presents: No Such Thing as a Fish

Quite Interesting Ltd Live recording of the hit podcast from the writers of the BBC show QI. Dan Schreiber, James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray and Anna Ptaszynski serve up a feast of bizarre, extraordinary and hilarious facts. Prepare to be amazed and amused in equal measure. A new show every day. Five shows only…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Aug

Topside

£11.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 27 Aug

Topside

£11.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 28 Aug

Topside

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 30 Aug

Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humour

The latest musings from the deadpan grouch, star of ridiculous amount of stuff on the tellybox and a favourite at the Fringe each year.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 6 Jun

£17 / 01256 844244

City Hall, Salisbury

Fri 5 Jun

Over-16s only

£16 / 01722 434434

Part of Salisbury Festival.

Exeter Corn Exchange

Sun 24 May

£16 / 01392 665938

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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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Tue 7 Jun 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

Wed 8 Jun 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 3 Jun 2016

£25 / 0871 945 6000

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 6 Dec

£25 / 0844 576 3000

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…and at 35 other places

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

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Fri 29 May

£12 / 0871 472 0400

Zoe Lyons: Mustard Cutter

Award-winning Zoe is back with a brand new hour of comedy which takes a sly look at life before dissecting it with razor-sharp wit. This time she's looking at snobbery in the 21st century and how we're all guilty of it.

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 23 May

£10–£15 / 01235 515144

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 1 Jun

£13 (£11; £11) / 0844 693 3336

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

£13 (£11) / 0131 558 7272

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.

Exeter Corn Exchange

Mon 25 May

£25.50 / 01392 665938

Wed 27 May

£25.50 / 01392 665938

Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen

Fri 29 May

£25.50 / 0845 226 3510

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 11 Oct 2016

£24–£30 / 020 7589 8212

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Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself

  • 3 stars

Vitriolic humour from the former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.

Dorking Halls

Fri 29 May

£16 / 01306 881717

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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.

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

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 2 Oct

£23 / 01223 357851

Sat 3 Oct

£23 / 01223 357851

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…and at 6 other places

Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes

  • Directed by: Michael Grandage
  • Written by: Dawn French

Much-loved comedian (and writer and actor) out on a solo tour with a show about the lessons life has taught her. Best known as half of French & Saunders, French also played the titular Vicar of Dibley, hosted Dawn French's Girls Who Do Comedy, has popped up on stage and on the silver screen, plus was the face of…

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Tue 3 Nov

£20–£39.50 / 0870 606 3536

Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2R

Wed 11 Nov

£24.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

Thu 12 Nov

£24.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

Fri 13 Nov

£24.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9675

…and 15 more dates until 5 Dec

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

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

James Acaster: Recognise

  • 3 stars

Whimsical stand-up.

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Tue 27 Oct

£15.40 / 029 2023 2199

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.

Beggars Theatre, Millom

Sat 30 May

£14 (£5) / 01229 775677

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Fri 29 May

£14 / 0113 243 0808

Evesham Arts Centre

Sat 23 May

£14 / 01386 446944

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