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Monkey Barrel Comedy

A weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 25 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 1 May

£10 / 0131 225 7171

…and 25 more dates until 25 Jul

Mark Thomas: Cuckooed

Intelligent humour about being spied on by a large company. Thomas is known for his on-point satire (he describes himself as a 'libertarian anarchist'), having appeared on The Mary Whitehouse Experience, Saturday Zoo and Have I Got News for You?, as well as his own Channel 4 show The Mark Thomas Comedy Product. He's…

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Mon 27 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Tue 28 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 29 Apr

£18–£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

…and 10 more dates until 9 May

Four Thieves, London SW11

Mon 27 Apr

£15 (£12)

Tue 28 Apr

£15 (£12)

Wed 29 Apr

£15 (£12)

…and 31 more dates until 30 May

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Fri 24 Apr

£15 (£13) / 01303 858500

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

Sat 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01727 844488

Thu 7 May

£20 / 01727 844488

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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…and at 33 other places

Milton Jones and the Temple of Daft

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 27 May

£24 / 01727 844488

Thu 28 May

£24 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Hall

£18 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 21 Aug

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 30 May

£25

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LOL Comedy Club

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club bring their funniest to the stage. Each show offers three comedians hosted by MC Damion Larkin.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 16 May

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Fri 4 Sep

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 19 Sep

Britannia Suite

£12.50 / 0844 871 7649

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

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 8 May

£16–£18 / 01324 506850

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Dean Clough, Halifax

Fri 15 May

£10 / 01422 250250

Affable humour from Paul Tonkinson, plus Andre Vincent and another guest act.

Fri 19 Jun

£10 / 01422 250250

Fast-paced gags and puns from Tom Wrigglesworth, Andrew Ryan and Martin Mor.

Fri 17 Jul

£10 / 01422 250250

Exuberant storytelling from Rob Rouse, plus Martin Mor and a fellow guest act.

Sean Lock: Work in Progress

You know fine well who he is, now pop along and see his latest work in progress show.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Thu 21 May

£15 / 01304 370220

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 24 Apr

£15 / 01539 725 133

Carnegie Theatre, Workington

Mon 27 Apr

£15 phone for availability / 01900 602122

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Always Be Comedy

A hand-picked selection of up-and-comers, established folks and mystery guests get together for laughs, games and pure fun.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 30 Apr

£8.80

Thu 14 May

£8.80

Thu 28 May

£8.80

…and 7 more dates until 30 Jul

Prince Of Wales, London SW9

Thu 23 Apr

£11 / 020 7095 1978

Thu 4 Jun

£11 / 020 7095 1978

Putney Arts Theatre, London SW15

Sun 24 May

£7 / 020 8788 6943

Sun 7 Jun

£7 / 020 8788 6943

Sun 26 Jul

Sold out / 020 8788 6943

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David James: Baby-Boomer

The stand-up and storyteller presents his latest material.

Komedia Brighton

Sat 2 May

£7 / 08452 938480

Jongleurs Comedy Club

A team of Scotland's best are primed and ready to make you miserable lot laugh.

Jongleurs, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Sean Percival, Davey Connor and Geoff Boyz.

Sat 25 Apr

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Sean Percival, Davey Connor and Geoff Boyz.

Fri 1 May

£15–£16 / 0870 011 1960

With Stu Who?, Joe Bromehead, Rob Kane and Kai Humphries.

…and 27 more dates until 1 Aug

Laughing Boy Comedy Club

Top class comedy types getting you all laughed up.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Fri 15 May

£12.50 ( £10.50; £10.50) / 07957 681301

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of merriment.

Fri 12 Jun

£12.50 ( £10.50; £10.50) / 07957 681301

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of hilarity.

Ham Yard Hotel, London W1D

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 07957 681301

Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from Canadian stand-up and TV star Katherine Ryan. Plus Charlie Baker and MC Jen Brister.

The Woodville, Gravesend

Thu 28 May

£10 / 07957 681301

Stand-up from the actor and co-host of ITV2's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now, Rob Beckett.

Thu 25 Jun

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform stand-up.

Thu 2 Jul

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform previews of their Edinburgh Fringe shows.

Thu 23 Jul

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform previews of their Edinburgh Fringe shows.

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Cookie Jar, Leicester

Thu 25 Jun

£13.20

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Aug

The Theatre

£16.50 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Theatre

£16.50 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

The Theatre

£16.50 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 7 Jun

£15.50 / 08432 086000

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Mark Steel's in Town

Intelligent, rant-riddled comedy from the verbose stand-up who seems hell-bent on traveling the country finding the quirks in each town he visits.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Tue 28 Apr

via application / 01833 631107

Sarah Millican: Outsider

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage. It was Sarah Millican's Not Nice that brought the Geordie lass to the public's attention, after her show won if.comedy's Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 7 Sep 2016

£26 / 01970 623 232

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 20 Mar 2016

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 Jan 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

Sun 17 Jan 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

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…and at 76 other places

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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 17 Jun

£21 / 01256 844244

Brighton Dome

Sun 21 Jun

Concert Hall

£22 / 01273 709709

Bush Hall, London W12

Fri 18 Sep

£21.45 / 020 8222 6955

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…and at 11 other places

Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life

  • 3 stars

If Tony hadn't spent about 20 years of his life playing Football Manager he'd probably have achieved a whole lot more. Thankfully he didn't, otherwise there'd be no show tonight.

Canada Water Culture Space, London SE16

Fri 15 May

£10 (£8) / 020 8692 4446

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 26 Apr

£12 / 08432 086000

Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen (Vol 2)

Channeling Leonard Cohen, Arthur muses on dementia, death and decline.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sun 19 Apr

Downstairs

£19.25–£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 20 Apr

Downstairs

£19.25–£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 21 Apr

Downstairs

£19.25–£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 30 Apr back to top

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr

£24–£39

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

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…and at 16 other places

Hal Cruttenden: Tough Luvvie

Intelligent breaking down of jokes from former Rob Brydon support Cruttenden.

Camden Head, London N1

Tue 26 May

Free / 020 7359 0851

DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge

Thu 28 May

£10

Norden Farm Centre For The Arts, Maidenhead

Thu 23 Apr

£12 / 01628 788997

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Jim Smallman: My Girls

Jim Smallman There are two girls in comedian Jim Smallman’s odd little life: his precocious, entertaining eleven-year-old daughter with whom he shares ridiculous adventures, and his new wife, the love of his life, who happens to be a retired adult performer. This show is about them. Best New Show nominee, Leicester…

Just The Tonic at the Caves, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£3 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£3 / 0131 556 5375

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Just Up the Stairs

£5 / 0131 556 5375

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 29 Aug

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 20 Jun

£19.50–£22.50 / 01727 844488

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Jul

£20 / 0191 332 4041

The Ironworks Live Music Venue, Inverness

Sun 7 Jun

£20 / 0871 789 4173

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Kai Humphries: How to Be Happy

Live Nation in association with MZA 'Happy, original and surreal …immensely gifted stand-up' (Skinny). High-octane, happy-go-lucky, Geordie stand-up and writer, Kai is one of comedy's hottest rising stars. Star of Comedy Central's Comedy Store, he's toured the UK, Australia and 15 countries across Europe. 'Enormous…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Sportsmans

£6 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 30 Aug back to top