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Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Nov

£19–£21

Belfast Waterfront

Tue 3 Nov

£20 (£18) / 028 9033 4400

Wed 4 Nov

£20 (£18) / 028 9033 4400

Cambridge Junction

Sat 30 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Sun 31 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

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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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Comedy Shed

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

The Riverfront, Newport

Fri 26 Jun

Studio

£12.50 / 01633 656757

Stand-up routines from comedians Joe Lycett and Charlie Baker.

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 28 May

£8.80

Thu 11 Jun

£5.50–£6.60

Thu 18 Jun

£5.50–£6.60

…and 5 more dates until 30 Jul

Prince Of Wales, London SW9

Thu 4 Jun

£11 / 020 7095 1978

Putney Arts Theatre, London SW15

Sun 24 May

Sold out / 020 8788 6943

Sun 7 Jun

Sold out / 020 8788 6943

Sun 26 Jul

Sold out / 020 8788 6943

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The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Regular jokes and banter

The Glee Club, Cardiff Bay

Sat 23 May

£15; £26.95 inc. meal; £17.50; £26.95 inc. meal ( £5; £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

Fri 29 May

£15; £26.95 inc. meal; £17.50; £26.95 inc. meal ( £5; £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

Sat 30 May

£15; £26.95 inc. meal; £17.50; £26.95 inc. meal ( £5; £5) / 0871 472 0400

The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy - 4 brilliant comics from the top of the UK & International comedy circuit.

…and 52 more dates until 28 Nov back to top

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 29 May

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 5 Jun

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 11 Jul

£10 / 0131 225 7171

…and 3 more dates until 1 Aug

Udderbelly Festival

A massive multi-arts festival takes over the Southbank for the best part of a raucous three months, with music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly shows aplenty. The 2015 programme includes stand up from Katherine Ryan, James Acaster and Richard Herring; bubble fun for kids with The Amazing Bubble Man; and circus…

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 23 May

£19.50

A Simple Space

Sun 24 May

£19.50

A Simple Space

Mon 25 May

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

…and 50 more dates until 19 Jul

Comedy Carnival

A full-on showcase of the best and funniest around.

Rumba, London W1D

Sat 23 May

£14–£30 / 020 7287 2715

MC Pete Jonas introduces stand-up from Tom Deacon, Andrew Bird and Jessica Fostekew.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

Fri 29 May

£12–£27 / 020 7287 2715

Stand-ups Gavin Webster, Addy Van der Borgh and Ben Norris are introduced by MC Pete Jonas.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

Sat 30 May

£14–£30 / 020 7287 2715

Stand-up material from Addy Van der Borgh, Gavin Webster, Ben Norris and Pete Jonas as MC.

£13.44–£31.75 / 020 7287 2715

…and 45 more dates until 31 Oct

Bill Maher

Political satire from the American comedian and host of Real Time with Bill Maher and Politically Incorrect.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 23 May

£27.50–£42.50 / 0844 249 4300

Bright Club: Edinburgh

The hardworking staff at Edinburgh's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 26 May

£5 / 0131 558 7272

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Comedy For Christies

The very best of the UK comedy scene unite to bring an amazing night of laughs to raise money for The Christie. The line-up includes award-winning acts who have performed around the world.

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 24 May

£15 / 08432 086000

Michael McIntyre: Happy and Glorious

The dapper dafty performs to gigantic audiences following his stint as host on Michael McIntyre's Chat Show.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Tue 24 Nov

£35 / 0844 477 9000

Wed 25 Nov

£35 / 0844 477 9000

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 5 Jun

£22.50 / 01256 844244

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 18 Sep

£35 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 19 Sep

£35 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 25 Sep

£35 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 26 Sep

£35 / 0871 945 6000

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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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Mitch Benn: Don't Believe a Word

Doubt, pragmatism and agnoticism in Benn's new show in which he delights in the joys of being a sceptic.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Fri 5 Jun

£12 / 0845 5218 218

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

Sat 20 Jun

£14.50 (£13.50) / 01297 442138

The Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Fri 19 Jun

£13 / 01273 464440

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Nathan Caton: Straight Outta Middlesex

Off The Kerb Productions After stellar performances on BBC One's Live at the Apollo, Radio 4's Can't Tell Nathan Caton Nothin' and wowing audiences in comedy clubs up and down the UK, this rising star is back with his unique blend of charming, charismatic and intelligent on-point comedy in a show not to be missed! 'A…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

10Dome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

10Dome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

10Dome

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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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Cancer's No Joke Charity Comedy Night

Joe Rowntree, Rob Rouse and Steve Williams star in an evening of stand-up comedy hosted by Matt Green. The charity event also includes live music, a hog roast, popcorn and candy-floss. All money raised goes to cancer charities UHNm and Macmillan Cancer Support.

Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 6 Jun

£25 / 01909 515 150

Eddie Argos: I Formed A Band

One man show with Eddie Argos (Art Brut) who grew up fantasising about being the singer in a band that would tour the world, despite the fact he can't really sing.

The Globe, Cardiff

Thu 28 May

£8 / 07590 471888

Komedia Brighton

Tue 16 Jun

£10 / 08452 938480

The Musician, Leicester

Sun 31 May

£6 / 0116 251 0080

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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

Inchyra Arts Club, Perth

Tue 9 Jun

£24.20 / 01738 860066

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Jongleurs Comedy Clubs

Jongleurs is a fantastic place for you to go; we provide the perfect opportunity for colleagues, friends, stag and hen parties to enjoy some top notch comedy. You are guaranteed to have a fun evening full of many laughs, and for great prices!

DNA, London SW11

Sat 23 May

£15; £22–£25 VIP

Sat 30 May

£15; £22–£25 VIP

Sat 6 Jun

£15; £22–£25 VIP

…and 7 more dates until 25 Jul

London Wonderground

A smorgasbord of curiosities back for its third year at the Southbank Centre. Highlights include headline show LIMBO, as well as your fair share of cabaret, comedy and theatre.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sat 23 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Scotch & Soda

Sun 24 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Scotch & Soda

Wed 27 May

£26 / 0844 545 8282

Scotch & Soda

…and 106 more dates until 27 Sep

Nico Yearwood: Coming Of Baje: Work In Progress

Barbadian stand-up Nico Yearwood discusses becoming a better man, relationships, owning cats and why most religions are against eating pork.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Wed 22 Jul

£5 / 020 7482 4857

Paddy McGuinness

English comic actor and TV personality know for his work with Peter Kay and his innuendo laiden presenting on dating show Take Me Out. No likey, no lighty.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sun 8 Nov

£17.50–£25 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 21 Feb 2016

£17.50–£25 / 01256 844244

Paddy McGuinness

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 28 Oct

£17.50–£25 / 01892 530613

Paddy McGuinness

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