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The Adventures Of Lord Byron

Mad, bad and dangerous to know. So the story goes.Outdoors. Bring suncream, friends and a picnic.Pleasures a sin, sins a pleasure!

Turton Tower, Bolton

Sat 3 Aug

£10–£12 / 01204 852203

Basil Brush: Unleashed

Broken Robot Productions, So Comedy and Basil Brush Limited Showbusiness legend, national treasure, fox. Children of the 2000s, 1970s (and everything in between) this one's for you. As Basil makes his much-anticipated Fringe debut in a show for the adults! Fresh from appearances on The Last Leg (Channel 4) and…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Cowbarn

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Cowbarn

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Cowbarn

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret, circus and dance from Wild Cabaret.

Wild Cabaret Live, Glasgow

Fri 28 Jun

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

Sat 29 Jun

afternoon show £14.95–£18.95; evening show £49–£53 / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:30 – 03:00

Fri 5 Jul

Times to be confirmed / two-courses £45; three-courses £53 / 0141 552 6165

…and 34 more dates until 30 Nov

Chic Murray: A Funny Place for a Window

Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club Chic Murray was the comedian’s comedian. In a career that took him from an engineer’s apprenticeship in Kincaid’s shipyard, Greenock, to the top of the bill at the London Palladium, Chic was a complete one-off. Dave Anderson as Chic, Maureen Carr and Brian James O’Sullivan recreate…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Grand Hall

£15 / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

David O'Doherty: Ultrasound

Lisa Richards in association with Chambers Management The hairy Enya is delighted to return to Edinburgh with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on the plastic keyboard he got for his Confirmation. Once again, he will try to fix everything that is wrong in the world. Spoiler alert: once again he will…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Gordon Aikman Theatre

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Fawlty Towers Live Themed Dinner Show

Fawdinex Ltd. Based on the scripts by John Cleese and Connie Booth, Basil, Sybil, Manuel and Polly open the notorious dining room at the Fawlty Towers Hotel to the public for a night of cabaret like no other. Relive the golden era of television comedy and reacquaint yourself with Britain's most loved characters and…

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Fri 2 Aug

The Highland Suite

£52.50 / 0131 472 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Highland Suite

£52.50 / 0131 472 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Highland Suite

£52.50 / 0131 472 3000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

Fringe Preview: Catherine Bohart and Maisie Adam

Part of our Fringe Preview season. Two of the UK’s best comedians give you a sneak peak of their 2019 Fringe shows. Catherine Bohart ‘One of the most honest, moving and incredibly funny sets I’ve seen in a very long time.’ ★★★★★ (The Herald) As seen on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and Roast Battle. Nominee for…

Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

£5.50 / 0131 622 6552

The Gentleman Cheater Magic Show

An interactive magic show from Christian Gambin.

The Soho Hotel, London W1D

Fri 28 Jun

£27.50 / 07774 797777

Fri 26 Jul

£27.50 / 07774 797777

Fri 30 Aug

£27.50 / 07774 797777

…and 4 more dates until 27 Dec

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 14 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 854 2776

Viva Blackpool

Fri 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01253 297297

Jimeoin: Ramble On!

The Irish comedian from Australia returns with another hour of stand-up.

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Tue 22 Oct

£16.50 / 01865 319450

  • 19:30

Pleasance @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12.50 (£10.50)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£12.50 (£10.50)

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Lomond Theatre

£9.50

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Loyiso Gola - Pop Culture

South African comedian and two time Emmy nominee

Ring O Bells, Bath

Tue 23 Jul

£6.04 / 01225 448870

Michael McIntyre: Big World Tour

The floppy-haired comic, who was awarded the keys to London's O2 Arena after a record-breaking 28 performances, takes his brand of high-energy observations on a world tour.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 4 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

Milton Jones: Milton Impossible

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with NRH Management present One man. One mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo. But this is also a…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 14 more dates until 18 Aug

My Dad Wrote a Porno: Live

The team behind the smash hit podcast take their sell-out show on tour.

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 25 Oct 2020

£40.40–£55.40 / 0844 847 2325

London Palladium, W1F

Wed 13 May 2020

£43.30–£63.90 / 0844 412 4655

Thu 14 May 2020

£43.30–£63.90 / 0844 412 4655

Fri 15 May 2020

£43.30–£63.90 / 0844 412 4655

O2 Apollo Manchester

Sat 3 Oct 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

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My Favorite Murder Live

A true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark.

Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin

Sun 24 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Wed 27 Nov

£37.25–£55.95 / 0844 249 4300

Thu 28 Nov

£37.25–£55.95 / 0844 249 4300

O2 Apollo Manchester

Fri 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 7677

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Saturday Night Comedy

Treat yourself to an evening of award-winning comedy! Four superb stand-up comedians that will keep you laughing until Monday.

Glee Club, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival & Glen's Guide.

Sat 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival & Glen's Guide.

Sat 13 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival & Glen's Guide.

…and 20 more dates until 30 Nov

Scummy Mummies

Join comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA. Expect stand-up, sketches, songs and some very scummy stories. Guaranteed to make parents laugh and non-parents happy about their life choices. Based on the hit Scummy Mummies…

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Sat 12 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0113 243 0808

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Fri 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01235 515144

The Dukes, Lancaster

Thu 3 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01524 598 500

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After Dark Comedy Competition

Join your compere Zee and special guests to watch as local comedians battle it out to win a slot at the Fringe!The winner will perform at the After Dark during the Reading Fringe Festival in July.Over 18s only.**Ticketholders over the age of 18 get free entry to the After Dark club night upon presentation of ticket

After Dark, Reading

Fri 28 Jun

£5 / 0118 957 6847

Alexander Armstrong: All Mouth & Some Trousers

In his revealing new one man show, All Mouth and Some Trousers, Alexander Armstrong will be baring all. Expect candid stories, laughter, music and some relief that ‘baring all' is just a figurative expression. Known from Armstrong & Miller to Pointless, from Hey Duggee to Classic FM, find out what lurks behind the…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 20 Nov

£29.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 22 Nov

£29.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 12 Nov

£33.65

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…and at 3 other places

Ask A Stripper

Gypsy Charms and Stacey Clare/ Heroes / PWYW Pulling back the G-string and dishing the dirt stripper-style, join Morag (aka Gypsy Charms) and Stacey Clare (The Ethical Stripper) for an X-rated exposé of their industry. With 30 years of combined stripping experience, a PhD, a TED Talk, a book, three properties and…

Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Top Deck

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Top Deck

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Top Deck

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Atomic Saloon Show

Spiegelworld The wildest watering hole in town. Madam Boozy Skunkton has been collecting the prettiest, sexiest, dumbest, drunkest troupe of entertainers and acrobats on earth, and is determined to create the greatest saloon show the world has ever known. Moulin Rouge meets Blazing Saddles, and America's Got Talent…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Palais du Variete

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Palais du Variete

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Palais du Variete

£18 (£17) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug