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One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

CAST, Doncaster

Fri 20 Mar

£17 / 01302 303959

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar

£20 / 0844 576 2210

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 19 Mar

£19.10 / 0113 243 0808

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Dylan Moran: Off the Hook

Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 15 Apr

£25 / 01970 623 232

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 20 May

£25 / 01727 844488

Thu 21 May

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 May

£25 / 01256 844244

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Another Free Comedy Night

Stand up, character and sketch stylings from London and further afield.

The Star Of Kings, London N1

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 020 7278 9708

With Stuart Laws, Lolly Adefope, Twins and James Acaster.

Yesbar Virgins

Raw comedy talent from some of the best up-and-comers, hosted by Graham Barrie.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

£3 / 0141 204 0060

Thu 12 Mar

£3 / 0141 204 0060

Thu 19 Mar

£3 / 0141 204 0060

…and 95 more dates until 12 Jan 2017

The Beehive Comedy Club

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

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 7 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 13 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 7171

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Frankie Boyle: I'm Better Than This

We thought he'd gone into retirement, but seems he just can't stay away and we thank him for it. More dark, dangerous and damn funny stuff from Mr Boyle.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Wed 29 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Thu 30 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Tue 5 May

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

…and 4 more dates until 9 May

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sun 26 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Mon 27 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sun 3 May

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 11 May

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Sun 15 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Wed 25 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0131 558 7272

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

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Ruby Wax: Sane New World

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

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 8 May

£16–£18 / 01324 506850

Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Fri 22 May

£19 / 01903 206206

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Fri 15 May

£18.50 / 01604 624 811

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A Pizza Lunchtime Comedy

Afternoon chat show with a different comedian each time chewing over the pressing issues of the day.

Yesbar, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£5 (£10 with a pizza) / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

£5 (£10 with a pizza) / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 15 Mar

£5 (£10 with a pizza) / 0141 204 0060

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

…and 5 more dates until 28 Mar

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 11 Apr

£22.50 / 01665 510785

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Thu 11 Jun

£20 / 0161 928 1677

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 5 Mar

£20 / 01892 530613

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South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Fri 6 Mar

Cellar Bar

£12 (£11) / 01344 484 123

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

Fri 13 Mar

Cellar Bar

£12 ( £11) / 01344 484 123

Stand-ups bring their routines to the stage in an evening of merriment.

Fri 20 Mar

Cellar Bar

£12 (£11) / 01344 484 123

See stand-up acts from the UK and international circuit perform in the cellar bar.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Apr back to top

Give My Head Peace

Character filled stand-up with Tim McGarry featuring Ulster's favourite dysfunctional family.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Mon 9 Mar

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

Tue 10 Mar

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 11 Mar

£12.25–£25.25 / 028 9024 0411

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar

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.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 9 Apr

£22 / 01527 577330

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 28 Mar

£25.75 / 01892 530613

Bingley Arts Centre

Thu 19 Mar

Sold out / 01274 567983

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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.

Buxton Opera House

Fri 8 May

£22 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Fri 19 Jun

£23.50 / 01223 357851

CAST, Doncaster

Thu 30 Apr

£21 / 01302 303959

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Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque

A spell-binding mix of comedy, magic and burlesque. No tracksuits, sportswear or hats – smart casual and smarter.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Fri 13 Mar

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

Sat 14 Mar

£14 (£10) / 0141 221 7705

Grassroots Comedy

A chance to see the comedy circuit's next big stars as they get their footing in the biz.

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£1 / 0131 650 4673

Tue 17 Mar

£1 / 0131 650 4673

Tue 24 Mar

£1 / 0131 650 4673

Tue 31 Mar

£1 / 0131 650 4673

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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.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Fri 1 May

£13 / 01642 525199

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Fri 6 Mar

£12

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 2 May

£13 / 0113 224 3801

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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…

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 21 Mar

£25.50 / 01383 740384

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 10 Mar

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Fri 24 Apr

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

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Comedy Shed

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

The Riverfront, Newport

Fri 27 Mar

£12.50 / 01633 656757

Stand-up from Joe Lycett, Junior Simpson and Charlie Baker at the relaxed cabaret style comedy club.

Dorothy Paul: Classic Dorothy

Some of the classic gags from familiar characters and hopefully a bit of new material as well.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 20 Mar

£20 (£19; Children £19) / 01383 602302

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 26 Mar

£21 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Fascinating Aida: Charm Offensive

The satirical cabaret trio – Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman – take their new show on tour.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 13 Mar

£17.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Sat 21 Mar

£22 / 01438 363200

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 29 Mar

£15.75–£27.75 / 028 9024 0411

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Friday Night Comedy Show

Comedy for a Friday night.

Comedy Cafe Theatre, London EC2A

Fri 6 Mar

£10; £8 adv; £18 inc meal; £12; £10 adv; £20 inc meal / 020 7739 5706

MC Jimmy James Jones introduces stand-ups Ian Stone, Kate Lucas and George Zach to the stage.

Sat 7 Mar

£10; £8 adv; £18 inc meal; £12; £10 adv; £20 inc meal / 020 7739 5706

MC Jimmy James Jones introduces stand-ups Ian Stone, Kate Lucas and George Zach to the stage.

Fri 13 Mar

£10; £8 adv; £18 inc meal; £12; £10 adv; £20 inc meal / 020 7739 5706

MC Jimmy James Jones introduces Mark Maier, Naton Canton and Paul Pirie to the stage to perform their most recent stand-up material.

…and 9 more dates until 25 Apr

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Fri 8 May

£16.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sun 29 Mar

£17 / 01256 844244

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 21 Mar

£15.50 / 01223 357851

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Holly Walsh: Never Had It

Chambers Management Touring Some people have got 'it'. Holly most definitely does not. But who needs 'it' when you've got a Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and nearly two thousand Nectar points? As seen and heard on Mock the Week, Would I Lie To You, Just a Minute, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The Unbelievable Truth.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 14 Apr

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Apr

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 16 Apr

Downstairs

£11–£16.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 18 Apr

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£7.50 / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sun 22 Mar

£7.50 ( £26) / 01903 206206

The Flavel, Dartmouth

Sat 7 Mar

£7 / 01803 39 530

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