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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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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.

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.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 9 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Wed 11 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Sun 22 Mar

£13 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Please note: this is a work in progress show.

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Malvern Theatres

Fri 6 Mar

Forum Theatre

£12.50–£15 / 01684 892 277

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.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sun 15 Mar

£22.50 / 0131 529 6000

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 19 Mar

Clyde Auditorium

£22.50 / 0141 248 3000

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Nightvision

House and techno heavyweights Musika have banded together with bass titans Xplicit to create a series of events across the city with an aim to pave the way for a new era of electronic music.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

prices vary

With Hannah Wants.

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sun 29 Mar

£22 / 023 8071 1811

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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Irvine Welsh: A Decent Ride

The renowned Scottish author returns with his latest novel, A Decent Ride, which follows one his most popular characters – hustler cabbie Terry Lawson (Juice).

Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Sun 12 Apr

£12.50 / 01382 434940

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Sat 18 Apr

£13.75 / 01224 641122

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 19 Apr

£12.50 / 0131 248 4848

Scottish Aeropress Championship

Grinders at the ready as coffee aficionados compete to create the best cup of Aeropressed coffee.

SWG3, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar

Free for spectators (Competitors entry £15) / 0141 357 7246

Sponsored by: La Marzocco, Dear Green Coffee Roasters, Knock, SWG3, Drygate Brewing Co, Aerobie, TKC Sales, Marco Beverage Systems

Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 10 Jun

£18.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 18 Apr

£18.50 / 01256 844244

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct

£17.50 / 01527 577330

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In Deep

Selection informed by Bill Brewster's three and a half decades of writing about dance music.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Mar

£5 / 0131 225 1757

Susan Calman: Lady Like

The Calmanator's latest show explores the different ways one can be 'lady like', mental health and an interesting honeymoon in the sewers of Paris.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£15 (£13) / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Andy C

The drum & bass DJ and co-founder of Ram Records mans the decks for a mammoth set of broken beats, jungle and heavy, heavy bass.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 7 Mar

£16 / 01223 511511

  • 22:00 – 06:00 Andy C Cambridge Junction

The Sub Club, Glasgow

Thu 19 Mar

£10 / 0141 248 4600

The Charlatans

The ever-durable Charlies have weathered all kinds of upheaval over the years and but have managed to plod along happily with considerable fan support.

Albert Hall, Manchester

Thu 5 Mar

£32.50

Fri 6 Mar

£32.50

Barrowland, Glasgow

Tue 10 Mar

£27.50 / 0141 552 4601

Wed 11 Mar

£27.50 / 0141 552 4601

Hull University

Mon 9 Mar

£27.50 / 01482 466943

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Shakatak

Jazz and funk from the cult favourites.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Fri 15 May

£25; £50 incl meal (£20; £45 incl meal) / 02380 613989

  • 21:00 Shakatak Concorde Club, Eastleigh

The Hideaway, London SW16

Fri 13 Mar

£15 / 020 8835 7070

Sat 14 Mar

£15 / 020 8835 7070

Pizza Express, Maidstone

Fri 6 Mar

£27 / 01622 683548

  • 20:30 Shakatak Pizza Express, Maidstone

Sat 7 Mar

£27 / 01622 683548

  • 20:30 Shakatak Pizza Express, Maidstone

Thanasis Papakonstantinou

Greek singer-songwriter.

KOKO, London NW1

Sun 15 Mar

£25.87 / 0870 432 5527

Bette Midler

The American singer and actress, also known as The Divine Miss M, sets out on her first UK tour in 35 years in support of her latest album It’s The Girls!

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Thu 9 Jul

£50–£100 / 0871 945 6000

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 15 Jul

£50–£100 / 0844 248 1585

Manchester Arena

Sat 11 Jul

£50–£100 / 0844 847 8000

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Caitlin Moran: How to Build a Girl

The columnist and author is off on tour to get lairy and talk about men, women, Bowie, feminism, massive hair and the revolution in her own light-hearted but thought-provoking style.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Wed 15 Apr

£22–£25 / 020 8985 2424

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 14 Apr

£28 / 08432 086000

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 13 Apr

£25 / 0141 332 1846

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Count Arthur Strong

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£17.50 / 0141 332 1846

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Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 20 Mar

Royal Festival Hall

£29.50–£40 / 0844 875 0073

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Gary Numan Southbank Centre, London

Karnival

Forward thinking house night.

The Caves, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£10–£12 / 0131 557 8989

Edinburgh debut of the first lady of techno Monika Kruse, the Berghain/Panarama Bar resident and Terminal M label boss.

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Karnival The Caves, Edinburgh

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Man Booker Prize winner talks his new work, The Buried Giant.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0131 248 4848

MC Soom T and Laya & The Booya

Double bill of female fronted reggae/dub soundsystems with back-up from Red Eye Hi-Fi ft. Kathika & Fox, Escape Roots Sound, DJ Nem and Electrikal Sound System.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£8 in advance; £11 on the door

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

Melting Pot

All things disco-house from residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£10–£12 / 0141 221 7705

Fourteenth birthday with Joey Negro plus Spittal & Nowicki (Sub Rosa).

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