Comedy, Sketch

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John Finnemore's Flying Visit

The writer and star of many multi-award winning BBC Radio shows brings his new sketch show to the stage.

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 13 Sep

Quays Theatre

£26 / 08432 086000

Octagon Centre, Sheffield

Mon 4 Nov

£27.50 / 0114 222 8777

The Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen

Sun 6 Oct

£25 / 01224 592755

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Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

WhiteDucks Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato… you racist. Sold-out Fringe 2009-2018. Over 100 million hits on YouTube. Foil Arms and Hog return to the magnificent McEwan Hall with their brand-new show, Swines. ★★★★★ (Irish Times). ★★★★ (Times). ★★★★…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Trixie Mattel

One woman comedy show from the RuPaul star.

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 13 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Fri 22 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 1515

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 17 May 2020

£34.40–£105.40 / 0844 847 2325

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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

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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Felix and The Scootermen: Self-Help Yourself Famous

Get Comedy Ltd We're granting you, the audience, access all areas! A-list, pop-star celebrities Felix Scoot and Lee Delamere welcome you behind the velvet rope to a self-help masterclass on how to become as famous as they are! Drawing on their sizeable years in the music biz with chart-topping band Felix & The…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Friesian

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Friesian

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Friesian

£7

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

A Night in Soho: The Stars of London Cabaret

Soho's most infamous characters come together for a very secretive show.

Phoenix Arts Club, London WC2H

Sun 30 Jun

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 7 Jul

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 14 Jul

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30
…and 24 more dates until 29 Dec

Tarot

Berk's Nest, Gein's Family Giftshop and Goose The twisted minds of Gein's Family Giftshop ('Brilliant' (Reece Shearsmith)) and sweaty bodies of Goose ('Brilliant' (Guardian)) combine to bring you something brand new: Tarot. In the attic of a cobbled Edinburgh courtyard, a live tarot reading is held. Sketches spin out…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

The Attic

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

The Attic

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Attic

£6.50 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Bacchus Laughs

Weekly helping of comedy, hosted by Graham Barrie.

Bacchus, Glasgow

Thu 27 Jun

£3 / 0141 572 0080

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • 20:00 – 22:00

Thu 4 Jul

£3 / 0141 572 0080

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • 20:00 – 22:00

Thu 11 Jul

£3 / 0141 572 0080

  • 20:00 – 22:00
  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 94 more dates until 29 Apr 2021

The Best Show We've Ever Done at the Edinburgh Fringe

The Fish Girls The Fish Girls? Oh, you haven't heard? Two 10s, one very absolutely good show. Don't be alarmed and don't scream when these Australian Logie Award winners completely disappear into a cast of motley characters before your eyes. For fans of: laughing, sitting, watching, smiling, going to the Fringe and…

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Q3

£11.50 (£8.50) / 0131 510 8789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Q3

£11.50 (£8.50) / 0131 510 8789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Q3

£11.50 (£8.50) / 0131 510 8789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Buffering

Jenny Laville and Pauline Eyre Jenny and Pauline are buffered between their children and elderly relatives and they’re waiting for their lives to load. Buffering is their darkly funny take on being pulled between kids, parents… and wine. If you wet yourself laughing, this is one show where they’ll definitely have…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Grassmarket 4

£7 / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Grassmarket 4

£7 / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Grassmarket 4

£7 / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

An Evening of Eric and Ern

Renditions of famous comedy sketches drawn from Morecambe and Wise's most loved routines.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Fri 20 Sep

£22.50 / 0844 847 1664

Joz Norris Is Dead. Long Live Mr Fruit Salad.

Absurdist exploration into anxiety and grief by Joz Norris' alternate persona Mr Fruit Salad.

Heroes @ The Hive, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£5

  • 16:40 – 17:40
The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£5

  • 16:40 – 17:40
The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£5

  • 16:40 – 17:40
The Bunka

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Jumping Off the Bandwagon

Annie Sheppard and Victoria Olsina / Free Festival There's no such thing as a free lunch but there is a free quality comedy show at lunchtime! Whatsapp group dynamics, Instagram validation and threesomes with Siri and Alexa. Stand-up and piano bits about all your favourite contemporary bandwagons. After an immensely…

Laughing Horse @ The Place, Edinburgh

Tue 20 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Wed 21 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Thu 22 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

Light Bulb: Alternative Comedy Showcase

New stand-up, character and sketch comedy night featuring an alt. comedy showcase.

Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 0141 552 5924

  • 20:00 – 22:00

London Bridge Stand-Up Comedy

Comedy nights with established comics testing new material and newcomers giving comedy a go.

The Miller, London SE1

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7407 2690

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 8 Jul

Free / 020 7407 2690

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 15 Jul

Free / 020 7407 2690

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 36 more dates until 23 Mar 2020

Moon: We Cannot Get Out

Show And Tell Two provincial louts perform grotty comedy sketches. There's something wrong with their venue though: it keeps trying to kill them. An immersive comedy-horror experience that's 'wonderfully warped' (★★★★ Scotsman). Last year's debut hour was declared 'one of 2018's best-reviewed Fringe shows…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Pleasance Below

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

Pleasance Below

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Pleasance Below

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Mr Fruit Salad & Friends: July

Join Mr Fruit Salad for a night of the weird and the wonderful from some of comedy's biggest idiots. June's lineup includes a FULL EDINBURGH PREVIEW from ED & JOZ: Anti-comedy legend Ed Aczel and beloved nuisance Joz Norris unite onstage at last, launching light entertainment's newest double-act. "Britain's…

Aces & Eights, London NW5

Sun 21 Jul

£5 / 07913954257

Only Fools (The Cushty) Dining Experience

Immersive theatre show with cushty grub from the people behind the Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.

Holiday Inn London, Brentford

Sun 25 Aug

£45 includes show and three course dinner

  • 19:00 – 22:00

NST City, Southampton

Thu 11 Jul

Tyrrells

023 8067 1771

The Shed, Glasgow

Fri 27 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £40–£45 / 0141 649 5020

Sat 28 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £40–£45 / 0141 649 5020

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The Oxford Revue: Switcheroo

The Oxford Revue Join the world-famous Oxford Revue as it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for its 55th year. Brought to you by some of the nation's best young student comedians, Switcheroo is an hour of innovative and dynamic sketch comedy, with an eclectic mixture of satire, silliness and singing. Since its foundation…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Drawing Room

£7 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Drawing Room

£7 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Drawing Room

£11 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

2001: A Sketch Odyssey

Exeter Comedy Society Join five intrepid kids as they stumble across a treasure trove of old videotapes, containing the answers to life, the universe and everything. Or, at least, bits of them. Though it may not answer the biggest questions, 2001: A Sketch Odyssey provides you with answers to questions you hadn’t even…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Theatre 3

£6.50 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Theatre 3

£6.50 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Theatre 3

£6.50 (£5) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Aberdeen International Comedy Festival

The Aberdeen Comedy Festival features over 250 comedians performing at venues across the city. Confirmed acts for 2019 include Ben Elton, Daniel Sloss and Jimeoin.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Thu 3 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 4 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sat 5 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 8 more dates until 13 Oct

Anna and Helen: Stuck in a Rat

Fight in the Dog in association with United Agents Ever found yourself stuck in a rat? Unpleasant, isn't it? Time marches on, but you're on the spot. Not even marching. Very still. Stagnating, even. Stuck in that rat. We've all been there. Join Anna O'Grady and Helen Cripps in their debut show for a chance of getting…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

The Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

The Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Attic

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Anna Nicholson Following her critically acclaimed debut show Woman of the Year, meet Anna's brand-new characters and join some returning favourites all trying to Get Happy. Winner of Best Comedy Weekly at Adelaide Fringe 2019. 'Character comedy at its finest' ★★★★★ (EdFestMag.com). Creative oversight by BBC writer…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£7 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£7 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£7 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug