Late night events, Comedy, Stand-up

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Afterhours Comedy

Hils Jago for Amused Moose Comedy Legendary and unmissable in a splendid new roost and shimmering plumage, Afterhours again delights by showcasing the Fringe's highest flying stand-ups while launching 2015's soaring fledgling comedians towards stardom. 'Awesome late night hilarity' (ThreeWeeks). 'Stellar!’ (Scotsman).

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 15 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 22 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 29 Aug

Upstairs

£14 (£12.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Fri 10 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sat 11 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sun 12 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord’s Southbank Saloon

Observational stand-up from Murray as his publican character.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Fri 10 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sat 11 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Sun 12 Jul

£25.50 / 0844 545 8282

Al Porter Is Yours

Lisa Richards Al Porter Is Yours is the irreverent debut show from Ireland's newest comedy star. At 22, Al falls in love daily, has 'completed' Tinder and is still a mammy's boy! A parish secretary's son, Al was supposed to be a priest – until he slept with one and changed his mind. A socialite on a social welfare…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Turret

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Turret

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Turret

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 31 Aug

Alasdair and Nick: Dangerous as Milk – Free

Alasdair Beckett-King and Nick Elleray / Free Festival Stand-up from award-winning comedians Alasdair Beckett-King (NATYs 2013) and Nick Elleray (Max Turner 2013). Alasdair is a kind of pre-Raphaelite wizard talking about veganism and mythology – 'One to watch' (Time Out). Nick is a laconic and engaging Australian with…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Attic

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 30 Aug back to top

Alex Horne: Monsieur Butterfly

Inventive and thought-provoking humour.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 26 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 27 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 28 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 12 more dates until 27 Jun

Alistair Williams and Edd Hedges – The Late Show

Alistair Williams, Edd Hedges / CatFace Talent / Red24 Management Cutting straight to the chase, Alistair and Edd embark on an hour of joke-telling aimed solely at making you laugh. Alistair Williams is the Piccadilly Comedy Club's New Comedian of the Year 2014. Edd Hedges is taking the scene by storm after winning the…

Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 19 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 20 Aug

Space 6

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 30 Aug

Ally Houston: Shandy

Ally Houston Light glints from guitar and keyboard. Jokes tumble onto the stage. A clown is born. Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2015 sold out show. Dewy-eyed fun man Ally Houston gives you, in this, his debut hour, a stand-up show that becomes a dark musical odyssey into the mind of its creator, which examines…

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Just the Bottle Room

Free / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Just the Bottle Room

Free / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Just the Bottle Room

£4 / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

Alternative

Johnny Kingshott Alternative stand-up comedy. Funny stories, jokes and quips. Johnny Kingshott is a trained actor (LAMDA) and some of the performance is character based (voices, etc). ‘Johnny's material was a treat and the audience received him with open arms. A skilful comic and brilliant performer’ (George M…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

The Annexe

£5 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

The Annexe

£5 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

The Annexe

£5 (£4) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

Amadeus Martin: God Created Brixton

Observational stand-up exploring urban myths.

The Hobgoblin, Brighton

Sat 23 May

Free / 01273 602519

Sun 24 May

Free / 01273 602519

Turl Street Kitchen, Oxford

Fri 5 Jun

£6

Sat 6 Jun

£6

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Andrew Maxwell – Yo Contraire

Brett Vincent for Get Comedy Your friend and ours Andrew Maxwell is back and funnier than ever for his 21st appearance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He just can't get enough of you, and we know you feel the same! One of the planet’s most natural comics returns to Edinburgh for yet another thought-provoking…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Theatre

£7 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Theatre

£7 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Theatre

£7 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 30 Aug

Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 26 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 27 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 28 May

£11–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 6 Jun

Ari Shaffir: This is Not Happening

Avalon Promotions Ltd Comedian Ari Shaffir brings his hit Comedy Central storytelling TV series This Is Not Happening to the stage! Nothing is off limits, as Ari brings up some of his favourite comics to tell their favourite, most embarrassing, or just plain funny true-life stories in front of a live audience. 'It's…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

AceDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

AceDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

AceDome

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 30 Aug

The Assembly Rooms Very Best of the Fest

The Assembly Rooms Six superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe. The biggest names and the hottest new acts, together in one stunning show. With five major acts for the price of one and a different line-up every show, this sensational Friday and Saturday night spectacular is set to be the…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 29 Aug

Aunty Donna

Sketch comedy from Australian act Aunty Donna.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 27 Jul

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 28 Jul

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Jul

£12.50 (£10) / 020 7478 0100

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The Bedford, London SW12

Sat 23 May

£16 (£13) / 020 8682 8940

Stand-ups Ian Stone, Wendy Wason and Andre Vincent present their most recent material.

Sat 30 May

£16 (£13) / 020 8682 8940

The most recent stand-up material from Prince Abdi, Loretta Maine, Jimmy McGhie and Luke Benson.

Sat 6 Jun

£16 (£13) / 020 8682 8940

Stand-ups Stuart Goldsmith, Ola and Rory O'Hanlon take to the stage.

…and 4 more dates until 4 Jul

Barnardo's Big Comedy Benefit

Various A bumper-length show hosted by Jo Caulfield, giving you the chance to help raise vital funds for Barnardo's while previewing a selection of this year's top Fringe shows, courtesy of some of your favourite comedians! Acts in previous years have included John Bishop, Milton Jones, Tim Vine, Fred MacAulay and…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Expect wit and sharp humour.

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Sat 23 May

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £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

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £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

£10; £16.50 inc food ( £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

The Best In Stand Up

Exactly what it says on the tin – The Comedy Store presents its best stand ups.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Sat 23 May

£18; £20; £14; £23.50; £17.50 (£13; £9) / 0844 871 7699

Sharp wit and slick audience banter from John Fothergill. Also featuring Ian Stone, Jo Caulfield, Rob Deering and MC John Moloney.

Fri 29 May

£20; £14; £23.50; £17.50 (£9) / 0844 871 7699

Observations and anecdotes from former drama student Jimmy McGhie. Also featuring Glenn Wool, Lucy Porter, Steve Shanyaski and MC Mark Olver.

Sat 30 May

£20; £14; £23.50; £17.50 (£9) / 0844 871 7699

Observations and anecdotes from former drama student Jimmy McGhie. Also featuring Glenn Wool, Lucy Porter, Steve Shanyaski and MC Mark Olver.

…and 26 more dates until 29 Aug

The Best In Stand-Up

Big names from the circuit showing off exactly why they're performing at a night called Best in Stand-up. No pressure then.

The Comedy Store Manchester

Sat 23 May

£18; £22 (£12; £16; £9; £11) / 0870 593 2932

Fast-paced inventive wit and snappy gags from 2012 nominee for Chortle's Best Club Comic award, Adam Bloom. Also featuring Paul Sinha, Josh Howie, The Noise Next Door and MC Toby Hadoke.

Sat 30 May

£18; £22 (£12; £16; £9; £11) / 0870 593 2932

Actor, writer, comedian, juggler and radio presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire, Steve Royle shares his brand of humour. Also featuring Rob Deering, Joe Lycett and MC Alistair Barrie.

Sat 6 Jun

£18; £22 / 0870 593 2932

Deadpan observational humour from 2010 Chortle Breakthrough Act nominee, Pete Johansson. Also featuring Jo Caulfield, Christian Reilly, Jarred Christmas and MC Ian Coppinger.

…and 8 more dates until 1 Aug back to top

Best of Scottish Comedian of the Year

Ha Ha Comedy / Hireacomedian.co.uk ★★★★ (Scotsman). ★★★★★ (BroadwayBaby.com). Eight sell-out years. Biggest selling showcase of multi award-winning Scottish comedy talent at the Fringe. Featuring previous SCOTY finalists and winners. 'Rarely can a non-sponsored event have featured quite so many mentions of Greggs the…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

White Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

White Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

White Belly

£11.50 (£10.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 30 Aug

Best of Scottish Comedy

A showcase of the finest comedy talent from north of the border, flying the flag of Scottish talent without looking like a hooligan.

The Stand Comedy Club V, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Stand 6

£12 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 30 Aug

Best of So You Think You're Funny?

Gilded Balloon See the very best of previous contestants and winners from the UK's biggest and best comedy newcomers competition. A great night of Fringe favourites spanning 28 years of So You Think You're Funny! Age category: 16+

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

Wine Bar

£10 / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 30 Aug

Best Of The Comedy Store

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

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 23 May

£19

Sat 30 May

£19

Sat 6 Jun

£19

…and 5 more dates until 11 Jul

Best of the Fest

Assembly The biggest and best comedy line-ups in Edinburgh! This Festival favourite returns and maintains its status as the place to be at midnight. Stellar line-ups listed daily at www.assemblyfestival.com. Recent years featured the likes of Dylan Moran, Jimmy Carr, Adam Hills, Milton Jones, Katherine Ryan, Chris…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug back to top