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The Best of Scottish Comedy

Various / The Stand Comedy Club Talk about doing what it says on the tin! Here you go: simply the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit. At least four acts on every bill, with seasoned headliners joining. Previous guests include Frankie Boyle, Kevin Bridges, Fred MacAulay, Des Clarke, Arnold Brown, Gary…

New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Lower Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Lower Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Lower Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Best Of The Comedy Store

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

Charter Hall, Colchester

Fri 26 Jul

£15 / 01206 282020

Fri 29 Nov

£15 / 01206 282020

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 20 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0870 593 2932

Sat 17 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0870 593 2932

Sat 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0870 593 2932

…and 4 more dates until 31 Dec

Breakneck Comedy

An night of stand-up comedy.

Breakneck Comedy Club, Aberdeen

Thu 27 Jun

£5.63–£16.88 / 07702 305532

Graham Mackie plus guests

Fri 28 Jun

£5.63–£16.88 / 07702 305532

Graham Mackie plus guests

Sat 29 Jun

£5.63–£16.88 / 07702 305532

Graham Mackie plus guests

…and 79 more dates until 30 Nov

Bugsy Malone

Captivate Theatre Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family, and is sure to inspire younger members of the audience to tread the boards! 'Genuinely feel-good musical with shedloads of talent from a young cast…

Rose Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Main Theatre

£15 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Main Theatre

£15 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Main Theatre

£15 (£12) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Comedy Night

"Join us for our monthly comedy club at The Cedars. Hosted by the talented Luke Honnoraty as your compare, we bring 3 fantastic comics to make you laugh all night long. Early bird tickets are just �10.00 OR �12.00 ON THE DOOR.

Cedars Inn, Barnstaple

Fri 28 Jun

£10

Fri 26 Jul

£10

Fri 30 Aug

£10

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Comedy Night, AKA Mercedes Benz

Stand-up comedy night.

The Koyla Kitchen, Brierley Hill

Fri 28 Jun

£10 / 01384 424045

  • 20:00 – 23:00

The Daft Show with Bony Tony

Bony Tony Come and enjoy Bony Tony performing his utter nonsense, if you're daft enough. Why? It's the daftest show anyone's ever seen or heard. And you can join in, if you're daft enough. Relive your childhood stupidity. Bring your kids if you have them, and if you don't have kids, don't bring them. Learn to swim and…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Theatre 3

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Theatre 3

£5 / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Theatre 3

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Expelled from Eton

George Callaghan George is the poshest chav. He's an equal opportunity offender. The stereotypes of multiracial Britain are all absolutely accurate. Macabre, mirthful and merciless. Royalty and porn – what a combination. This is the most comedic car crash since Princess Diana. He's as smooth-talking as Harvey…

The Bier Keller, Edinburgh

Tue 13 Aug

Courtside

Free / 0131 556 1289

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Wed 14 Aug

Courtside

Free / 0131 556 1289

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Thu 15 Aug

Courtside

Free / 0131 556 1289

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 17 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. We’ve had some fantastic names appear at the events in previous years including: Jason Byrne, KT Tunstall, Greg Proops, Ed Byrne, The Proclaimers, Sean Hughes, Stephen K Amos, Ruby Wax, Adam Hills…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 9 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Auditorium

£22 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Got a Text: A Musical Parody

Round Three Productions Join our six singletons as they try to find fame, fortune and the ideal Instagram filter on a reality TV show. Expect to laugh out loud and leave singing new lyrics to your favourite songs. Debuting at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Age category: 14+

Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Other Yin

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Other Yin

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Other Yin

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Walking Tours

Guru Dudu Productions The originator of Silent Disco Walking Tours, Guru Dudu, returns to Edinburgh with his hilarious Village People tour guides. Daily tours of spontaneous flash mobs through the streets, interpretative dance around local landmarks, group singing and lots of fun interaction with onlookers. Everyone…

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£15 (£12)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Ian Mcmillan + Luke Carver Goss - Between You And Me

Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & breath-taking comedy, featuring songs, stories and a musical created out of thin air! Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He's Poet-in-Residence for…

Holmfirth Civic Hall

Fri 6 Dec

£14.85 / 01484 226325

John Bishop: Work In Progress

Observational humour from the stand-up.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Tue 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01383 740384

Wed 27 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01383 740384

Thu 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01383 740384

The Camberley Theatre

Tue 17 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01276 707600

Wed 18 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01276 707600

Thu 19 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01276 707600

Fri 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01276 707600

Electric Palace, Bridport

Wed 16 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01308 428 354

Thu 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01308 428 354

Fri 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01308 428 354

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#Jollyboat: Pun Lovin' Criminals

Jollyboat / PBH's Free Fringe Fringe legends Jollyboat play their new comedy songs, following a sell-out national tour and the second JollyCon fan convention. Come see what all the buzz is about. ★★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). ★★★★★ (GeekChocolate.co.uk). ★★★★★ (InformedEdinburgh.co.uk). Age category: 16+

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Annexe

Free / 0131 225 2564

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Josh Wolf

Josh Wolf: Live Josh Wolf is a comedian, actor and NY Times Bestselling author best known for his work as a round table guest and writer on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and “After Lately.” He has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy, headlining stand up comedy tours across the nation.

The Glee Club, Birmingham

Fri 19 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Sun 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 472 0400

The Lowry, Salford

Sat 20 Jul

The Studio

£15 / 08432 086000

Last Laugh Comedy Club

Bringing you some of the best acts on the UK circuit. Nina Gilligan, Roger Monkhouse, Andy Askins, plus more

The Lescar, Sheffield

Thu 27 Jun

£9.90 some concessions / 0114 266 8974

Late Lunch with Biggins

Cahoots Theatre Company National treasure Christopher Biggins requests the pleasure of you company at his late lunch chat show. Join him as he chats with friends old and new along with a few discreet (and perhaps a few indiscreet!) tales from his life and career in what promises to be an hour full of laughs, bonhomie…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

AceDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

AceDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

AceDome

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies. Kind of.

Comedians Gary Tro and Javier Jarquin take on the Marvel Universe.

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Thu 4 Jul

£13.60 / 0871 472 0400

  • 20:00

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 3 Nov

£14 / 0300 300 0035

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Spa Bridlington

Sun 8 Sep

£12 / 01262 678258

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Morning Glory

Jason Sutton David is a man of a certain age in an uncertain age. Fifty-something, feisty and fearless, he tells a tale of ageism in a world so passionate about being seen as inclusive yet so obsessed with the tyranny of youth. He and his friends are out on the town, it's a birthday celebration and everyone is having a…

Planet, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Planet Bar Stage

Free / 0131 556 5551

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 16 Aug

Nick Offerman: All Rise

Kilimanjaro Live in association with UTA Join the star of Parks and Recreation and Fargo for an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle whilst enjoining you to brandish a better side of humanity than the one to which we have grown accustomed. Genuflection optional: in my church…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 24 Aug

Main Hall

£25 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Only Fools And 3 Courses The Sequel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance, and we all know what Del thinks of him!Cassandra and Rodney take a trip down memory Lane (Rodney as a Gladiator?)All your favourite characters will be on…

The Langstone Hotel, Hayling Island

Sat 29 Jun

£36 / 02392 465011

Oxford Festival Fringe Preview Comedy Festival

A month of comedy previews of Edinburgh Fringe acts.

Arts At The Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 29 Jun

  • 20:30 – 21:30

Wed 3 Jul

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Wed 10 Jul

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 31 Jul

The Jam Factory, Oxford

Sun 7 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 14 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 21 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Sun 28 Jul

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Jericho Tavern, Oxford

Thu 4 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 11 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 18 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 25 Jul

01865 311775

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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