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CRAIG CAMPBELL THRILLING MIC HUNT EXTENDED INTO AUTUMN 2014

Following a sold out Edin-ormous Edinburgh Fringe run and over 50 tour dates Craig Campbell’s Thrilling Mic Hunt extends into Autumn 2014 to a further 15 venues. Our merry moose returns with more gut-pullingly,

NICHOLA McAULIFFE & JUSTIN EDWARDS JOIN THE CAST OF I KILLED RASPUTIN, A BRAND NEW PLAY BY RICHARD HERRING

‘I don’t know of an instance in modern history where so many reputable as well as disreputable historians have solemnly repeated such a patently improbably story as if it were gospel’ - EM Halliday The cast

Hayley Ellis: We Need to Talk About Kevin

Award-winning newcomer HAYLEY ELLIS had a pretty crap year in 2012 but got through it with help from Woman’s best friend, her dog Kevin. This year HAYLEY is back in Edinburgh bringing Kevin and her first solo show

DAVE GORMAN GETS STRAIGHT TO THE POINT* (*The PowerPoint)

FOUR NEW SHOWS ADDED AT LONDON’S SOUTHBANK CENTRE It was announced today (25th June 2014) that DAVE GORMAN will add four shows at London’s Southbank Centre for his brand new tour, Dave Gorman Gets Straight To

COMEDY CENTRAL ANNOUNCES NEW RUSSELL HOWARD DEAL

CHANNEL COMMISSIONS TWO BRAND-NEW SHOWS, ACQUIRES FULL ‘RUSSELL HOWARD’S GOOD NEWS’ CATALOGUE & GAINS BROADCAST RIGHTS TO FOUR LIVE STAND-UP SPECIALS London, Thursday 12 June 2014: Comedy Central today

ONE MAN, ONE GUVNOR - 20 YEARS AT THE LAGER TOP

It was announced today (Wednesday 11th June 2014) that, in the GUVNOR’S twentieth year, multi-award-winning AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD will extend his forthcoming 52-date tour of the UK by a further 40 dates into

FRANK SKINNER ANNOUNCES MAN IN A SUIT TOUR EXTENSION

FRANK SKINNER is set to extend his new stand-up show Man In a Suit into the autumn by a further 23 dates, including performances in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Pre-sale tickets will be available

AVALON ANNOUNCE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE LINE-UP FOR 2014

Avalon announce the full line-up for their 26th year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with the chance to see: FRANK SKINNER performing stand-up at the Fringe for the first time in seven years, limited runs from

FRANK SKINNER ANNOUNCES EXTRA LONDON DATES

Following a sell-out London run, FRANK SKINNER will return to the Leicester Square Theatre on Saturday 7th June for two further performances of his acclaimed new stand-up show Man In a Suit. Tickets are available to

ONE MAN, ONE GUVNOR - 20 YEARS AT THE LAGER TOP

It was announced today (Wednesday 9th April 2014) that, in the GUVNOR’S twentieth year, multi-award-winning AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD will embark on a 52-date tour of the UK with a brand new live stand-up show.

RUSSELL HOWARD SET TO RETURN FOR FURTHER UK ARENA DATES THIS AUTUMN AFTER USA AND AUSTRALIAN TOURS

It was announced today (Wednesday 9th April) that RUSSELL HOWARD will add a major autumn extension to the UK leg of his sold-out 2014 Wonderbox world tour. This tour has already seen almost 200,000 fans book to see

Andy Zaltzman: Satirist for Hire live stand-up dates announced

ANDY ZALTZMAN, the British-based half of the global hit topical podcast The Bugle, takes his uniquely interactive new show, Satirist for Hire, on the road, giving audiences the chance to have the issues they care

The Real Life of Brian Conley

One of Britain’s most revered comic-entertainers brings a new 25-date tour to the UK this spring. Expect comedy, sketches and even a bit of song as BRIAN takes a retrospective, often hilarious, journey through

CHRIS RAMSEY: THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN ON SATURDAY MORNING TELEVISION TOUR EXTENDED IN TO AUTUMN 2014

Following a five-month sold-out UK tour, star of BBC Two’s sitcom Hebburn and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, CHRIS RAMSEY will extend his nationwide tour, Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning

HIT THE ROAD MACK 2014 TOUR EXTENDED

It was announced today (04 December 2013) that LEE MACK will extend his brand new tour, Hit The Road Mack in autumn 2014. The new dates will see extra shows in major cities including: London, Sheffield, Manchester,

FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL David Baddiel announces extended London run at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Following a string of sold-out performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London’s Southbank Centre, DAVID BADDIEL announces a four week run of dates at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, with his

THE RETURN OF THE GRUMPY OLD WOMEN FIFTY SHADES OF BEIGE - BRAND NEW UK TOUR FOR 2014

Back to knock some sense back into the nation with their brand new show, The Grumpy Old Women return with a 42 date UK tour. Perrier Award winning comedian, writer and original star of Grumpy Old Women JENNY ECLAIR

FRANK SKINNER ANNOUNCES MAN IN A SUIT UK TOUR

Following his sold out London run, FRANK SKINNER will take to the road in April 2014 for the first time since his sell-out nationwide tour in 2007 with 35 performances only of his new show Man In a Suit. Pre-sale

US COMIC KURT BRAUNOHLER TO PERFORM DEBUT SOLO SHOW AT LONDON’S SOHO THEATRE

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, KURT BRAUNOHLER brings his first solo show Kurt Braunohler: Here's Where It Gets Weird to the Soho Theatre, London with tales of battling British washing machines, writing jokes in

DAVID BADDIEL - FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL Extra London dates added

Following a critically-acclaimed sold-out return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and his first run in London for 15 years, DAVID BADDIEL has added extra London dates at the Southbank Centre with Fame: Not The

CRAIG CAMPBELL THRILLING MIC HUNT EXTENDED INTO 2014

Internationally acclaimed stand-up and master storyteller CRAIG CAMPBELL is set to extend his brand new tour, Thrilling Mic Hunt, into spring 2014 by a further 31 dates. Tickets go on general sale on Tuesday 3rd

FRANK SKINNER, MAN IN A SUIT: EXTRA LIVE LONDON DATES ANNOUNCED

Following FRANK SKINNER’s sold-out return to stand-up at the Soho Theatre, the comic will perform a further five week run of his brand new show Man In A Suit at London’s Leicester Square Theatre from 21st

DAVID BADDIEL hits the road with FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL

Following a critically-acclaimed sold-out return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after 15 years away from stand-up, and with four dates already announced at London's Southbank Centre - DAVID BADDIEL will take his

Star of Channel 4 sitcom Man Down - ROISIN CONATY embarks on first UK tour Lifehunter this autumn

Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer Award winner and star of brand new Channel 4 sitcom Man Down ROISIN CONATY takes her solo show Lifehunter on her first ever UK tour this autumn. Lifehunter explores how everyone in life is

Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point*... (*The PowerPoint) - 2014 Tour Announced

It was announced today (25 September 2013) that DAVE GORMAN is set to embark on brand new tour, Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point * ... ( * The PowerPoint) in autumn 2014, playing some of the biggest theatres

PEACOCK AND GAMBLE ANNOUNCE UK TOUR

After inexplicably failing to get famous in the UK for three years, triple Chortle Award nominees (2011, 2012, 2013) PEACOCK & GAMBLE have even more inexplicably become all famous in Japan. Yes! No messing -

Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Carl Donnelly Embarks on First Ever UK Tour

CARL DONNELLY will embark on his first ever national tour this October with the 2013 Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated Now That’s What I Carl Donnelly! Volume V. Sartorially resplendent in Cuban heels

US COMEDIAN & MUSICIAN REGGIE WATTS PERFORMS AT LONDON’S SOUTHBANK CENTRE

REGGIE WATTS, internationally renowned vocalist / beat boxer / musician / comedian / improviser, is set to perform in the Queen Elizabeth Hall at London’s Southbank Centre on 8th and 9th October. REGGIE entirely

WITTANK EXTRA DATE ANNOUNCED FOR EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

Stars of BBC Three’s Live at the Electric and BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, eminently silly sketch outfit WITTANK have announced an additional performance of their brand-new show The School at the Edinburgh

THE RETURN OF GRUMPY OLD WOMEN - FIFTY SHADES OF BEIGE

The Grumpies are back! From the original creators comes a brand new live show, here to knock some sense back into the nation. Perrier Award winning comedian, writer and original star of Grumpy Old Women JENNY ECLAIR

BADDIEL EXTENDS RUN AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL

"insightful, illuminating and extremely funny," Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard "thoughtful, funny and even rather touching," Dominic Maxwell, The Times “Very funny and thought-provoking,” Veronica Lee, Daily

PEACOCK & GAMBLE - HEART-THROBS: EXTRA SHOWS ANNOUNCED

Due to phenomenal demand, Triple Chortle Award nominees PEACOCK & GAMBLE announce extra performances of their brand-new show Heart-throbs at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival. The extra late-night shows, every Friday

RUSSELL HOWARD TO RECORD NEW DVD AT HOMECOMING GIGS AS PART OF WORLD TOUR

RUSSELL HOWARD announces two very special dates for his 2014 Wonderbox world tour, which will see the Bristolian return to his hometown, performing for two nights and recording his brand new DVD, at the Bristol

THE HORNE SECTION: LIVE IN A COW - EXTRA SHOWS ANNOUNCED

Due to phenomenal demand, THE HORNE SECTION have announced extra performances of their barnstorming new show this Friday and Saturday and on every subsequent Friday throughout the Fringe. Taking place at midnight,

GARETH RICHARDS GOES ELECTRIC: EXTRA DATES ADDED TO THE FIRST EVER SHAZAMABLE FRINGE SHOW

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee GARETH RICHARDS announces extra performances of his show Gareth Goes Electric at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, every Friday and Saturday evening at 9.30pm in

EDINBURGH 2013: LEE NELSON

LEE NELSON brings his brand new live show to Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August for a special limited run. The show sees the irrepressible South London lad host a jam-packed night of unmissable entertainment,

EDINBURGH 2013: ROB DELANEY - LIVE

America’s Number One Funniest Twitter Comic performs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Two Nights Only ROB DELANEY comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for two nights only, seeing him perform at the festival for

EDINBURGH 2013: TOM CRAINE - CRYING ON A WALTZER

Award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, and one third of critically acclaimed sketch group JIGSAW, TOM CRAINE is set to return to Edinburgh this August with his new solo show, Crying on a Waltzer. TOM will discuss

EDINBURGH 2013: PAUL MCCAFFREY - NAME IN LIGHTS

Join PAUL MCCAFFREY star of Impractical Jokers (BBC Three) as he returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August with his best hour of stand up yet, Name in Lights. With all new material, let PAUL charm the

EDINBURGH 2013: CARL DONNELLY - NOW THAT'S WHAT I CARL DONNELLY! VOLUME V

Join Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee CARL DONNELLY for a brand new collection of wry observations on current affairs and how we should all be dealing with them. In case the last twelve months have passed you by

EDINBURGH 2013: WITTANK PRESENTS THE SCHOOL

Stars of BBC Three’s Live at the Electric and BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, eminently silly sketch outfit WITTANK invite you into the charmingly warped world of The School; a deranged and archaic institution with a

EDINBURGH 2013: IAIN STIRLING - AT HOME

IAIN STIRLING is a BAFTA-nominated presenter, a Chortle-nominated comedian and he is home. Now, having bought a house with his girlfriend, IAIN explores the dichotomy of emotions you experience when making a

EDINBURGH 2013: THE COMEDY ZONE

The Fringe’s longest-running and most prestigious showcase is back for its 23rd year. The Comedy Zone has helped launch the careers of RUSSELL HOWARD, AL MURRAY, RUSSELL KANE, DAVE GORMAN, FRANKIE BOYLE, HARRY

EDINBURGH 2013: JENNY ECLAIR - ECLAIRIOUS

JENNY is enormously pleased to be back in Edinburgh, despite the fact that doing stand-up gives her varicose veins and the damp makes her fungal, all support is gratefully received. ECLAIR has been doing Edinburgh

EDINBURGH 2013: THE POLITICAL PARTY WITH MATT FORDE

Labour-advisor turned stand-up comedian MATT FORDE brings The Political Party to the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A raucous hour of biting satire, this is a real celebration of politics and its big

EDINBURGH 2013: MARK SMITH - THE MOST ASTONISHING NAME IN COMEDY

Elderly child MARK SMITH (Russell Howard’s Good News BBC Three, Nick Helm's Heavy Entertainment BBC Three and RUSSELL KANE tour support) presents his hotly anticipated debut stand up hour at the Edinburgh Festival

EDINBURGH 2013: HELEN O'BRIEN - BRONAGH'S BIG WEEKEND

It’s 1987. Bronagh is becoming a teenager, competing in the Irish Dancing Championships and being a bridesmaid at her cousin’s wedding. This is a one-woman comedy show about awkward names, ra-ra skirts, bad

EDINBURGH 2013: RUSSELL KANE - SMALLNESS

What is it with us and smallness? We Brits love it - being tiny but fierce, close but distant. RUSSELL feels the same way and he returns with this new blisteringly big-small show. Watch him ejaculate thoughts

EDINBURGH 2013: RICHARD HERRING - WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!

Try and imagine being dead. It's cold and dark and silent. There's nothing. Nothing at all. You can’t see anything, smell anything, taste anything. Also, you're not there. Can you contemplate the total absence of

EDINBURGH 2013: PEACOCK & GAMBLE - HEART-THROBS

After inexplicably failing to get famous in the UK for three years, triple Chortle Award nominees (2011, 2012, 2013) PEACOCK AND GAMBLE have even more inexplicably become all famous in Japan. Yes! No messing - your

EDINBURGH 2013: JIGSAW - JIGGLE IT

After two sell-out runs at Edinburgh Festival, regular performances on Live At The Electric (BBC Three) and their own BBC Radio 4 series, DAN ANTOPOLSKI (triple Perrier Award nominee), TOM CRAINE (used to date NAT)

EDINBURGH 2013: DAVID BADDIEL - FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL

Fame: we’re obsessed with it, but who will talk honestly about what it’s really like? DAVID BADDIEL, in his first full Edinburgh show for 15 years, does. From accidentally stealing the spotlight at Russell

EDINBURGH 2013: THE HORNE SECTION'S FAMILY BASH

Five ridiculously talented musicians, one award-winning comedian and an audience of all ages - this is going to be fun. Expect toe-tapping tunes, stupid jokes and some general melodious chaos as the Horne Section

EDINBURGH 2013: GRAINNE MAGUIRE - ONE HOUR ALL NIGHT ELECTION SPECIAL

GRÁINNE MAGUIRE returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with her brand new show One Hour All Night Election Special. Sad there’s no big election this year? GRÁINNE is too. She plans on counteracting this by

EDINBURGH 2013: GARETH RICHARDS - GARETH GOES ELECTRIC

Join Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee GARETH RICHARDS, for his brand new show of songs and jokes at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe performed on his incredible new electric instrument,

EDINBURGH 2013: CHRIS RAMSEY - FEELING LUCKY

Star of BBC Two’s sitcom Hebburn, series regular on Celebrity Juice (ITV2), and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CHRIS RAMSEY will be returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for three consecutive nights at the

EDINBURGH 2013: CARL HUTCHINSON - ALL THE RAGE

CARL HUTCHINSON, Amused Moose Best Show Nominee 2012 and CHRIS RAMSEY’s tour support, will be at the Festival this August with his second hour of stand-up, showcasing his own brand of effortlessly charming but

EDINBURGH 2013: ALEX HORNE - LIES

On the 25th anniversary of his first Festival show, the cage-fighting Capricorn comedian ALEX HORNE presents his brand new show Lies at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. ALEX has done a lot of things in his

RICHARD HERRING - Me1 vs Me2 SNOOKER PODCAST GOES LIVE AT 2013 EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

RICHARD HERRING announces the first ever LIVE frame of cult/irritating snooker podcast Me1 vs Me 2. Further to his hugely successful Leicester Square Theatre and Edinburgh podcasts, and his hotly anticipated live

CHRIS RAMSEY: The Most Dangerous Man On Saturday Morning Television - Three London Dates Announced

Star of BBC Two’s sitcom Hebburn, series regular on Celebrity Juice (ITV2), and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CHRIS RAMSEY has added three extra dates to his brand new UK stand-up tour - The Most Dangerous Man on

RUSSELL HOWARD ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL DATES AFTER HUGE ONLINE DEMAND FROM FANS

RUSSELL HOWARD is set to extend his 2014 Wonderbox tour across the world following over 17,000 suggestions from his fans after he asked them via Facebook where they’d most like to see him perform. The extra dates

RICHARD HERRING ANNOUNCES 2013 TOUR: WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!

After debuting his brand new show We’re All Going to Die! at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, RICHARD HERRING will embark upon a nationwide tour this autumn, kicking off with a run of six consecutive

USA’s NUMBER 1 PODCASTING COMEDIAN PAUL F. TOMPKINS ANNOUNCES EXTRA DATES IN LONDON

“Tompkins manages to be impressively slick but delightfully dry. He’s as good as he looks.” ★★★★ Dominic Maxwell, The Times “A true pro trading in classic comedy, with a light touch and a

AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD - THE ONLY WAY IS EPIC EXTENDED INTO AUTUMN 2013

AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD is set to extend his critically-acclaimed tour for the second time, into autumn 2013 by a further 16 dates. This follows a sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and sell-out autumn and

LEE NELSON - Announces Extra Dates to his Stand-up Tour

Due to phenomenal demand, additional dates have now been added to the brand new nationwide stand-up tour - LEE NELSON - bringing the total number of dates to 56 and adding a further 16,000 tickets. Tickets are on

7 DAY SUNDAY RECOMMISSIONED AS 7 DAY SATURDAY

Sunday show hosted by Al Murray moves into BBC Radio 5 live’s Saturday schedule It was announced today (22 May 2013) that AL MURRAY will return to host the freshly titled, 7 Day Saturday this June on BBC Radio 5

RUSSELL HOWARD ADDS EXTRA DATES

Due to phenomenal demand RUSSELL HOWARD has added five extra arena dates to his 2014 Wonderbox tour, including shows at London’s O2 and Wembley arenas. Fans can purchase pre-sale Wonderbox tickets at 9am today

AVALON ANNOUNCE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE LINE-UP FOR 2013

Thursday, 9th May 2013 Avalon announce the full line-up for their 25th year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with the chance to see: limited runs from established and award-winning comics DAVID BADDIEL, JENNY

WONDERBOX: RUSSELL HOWARD TO TOUR IN 2014

RUSSELL HOWARD is set to embark on brand new tour Wonderbox in February 2014, with arena shows across the UK and Ireland and four consecutive nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Wonderbox will be RUSSELL’s

CRAIG CAMPBELL EMBARKS ON BRAND NEW AUTUMN TOUR: THRILLING MIC HUNT

Hot on the heels of his twice extended 2012 nationwide Craig Campbell Live tour, internationally acclaimed stand-up and master storyteller CRAIG CAMPBELL will once again hit the road this autumn with his brand new

Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television Tickets on sale Friday 19th April at 9am

Star of BBC Two’s sitcom Hebburn, co-starring VIC REEVES, and series regular on Celebrity Juice (ITV2), Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated CHRIS RAMSEY is set to embark on a brand new 38-date national tour from 9th

RICHARD HERRING ANNOUNCES 2013 EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL SHOW: WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE!

Try and imagine being dead. It's cold and dark and silent. There's nothing. Nothing at all. You can’t see anything, smell anything, taste anything. Also, you're not there. Can you contemplate the total absence of

JASON BENT SET TO TOUR THIS SPRING

Jason Bent is now set to tour alongside Lee Nelson in a brand new live stand-up show. He hit the headlines last month when he found himself on the pitch warming up alongside Manchester City football players. The

GREG DAVIES EXTENDS TOUR FOR A THIRD TIME WITH FOUR DATES AT LONDON’S SOUTHBANK CENTRE

GREG DAVIES is set to extend his critically acclaimed, sell-out tour The Back of my Mum’s Head for the third time with four dates at London’s Southbank Centre, bringing the total number of shows to 75, including

BBC RADIO 4 COMMISSION PILOT FROM COMEDY DUO PEACOCK & GAMBLE

It was announced today (21 February 2013) that BBC Radio 4 have commissioned a pilot from acclaimed double act Peacock & Gamble. The Peacock & Gamble Emergency Broadcast, made by Avalon Television, will be

GREG DAVIES - The Back of My Mum's Head - Extends Tour into 2013

GREG DAVIES is set to extend his critically acclaimed, sell-out tour The Back of my Mum’s Head by a further 23 dates, bringing the total number of shows to 71, including two sold-out dates at London’s

LAST CHANCE TO SEE CRAIG CAMPBELL LIVE AT LONDON’S BLOOMSBURY THEATRE ON 10TH MARCH

Internationally acclaimed stand-up CRAIG CAMPBELL will be returning to London’s Bloomsbury Theatre for two final shows from his twice extended, first solo national tour - Craig Campbell Live. The tour has seen

CHRIS RAMSEY: THIRD LONDON DATE ADDED

Following two sell-out shows at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CHRIS RAMSEY has added a third date at the venue on Sunday 28th April due to popular demand. How did we get here?

CHRIS ADDISON: THE TIME IS NOW, AGAIN EXTRA LONDON DATE ADDED

Following a sell-out date at London’s Southbank Centre, CHRIS ADDISON, star of Academy Award nominated In The Loop, BAFTA Award winning The Thick of It (BBC TWO) and regular panelist on Mock The Week (BBC TWO),

LEE NELSON - BRAND NEW STAND-UP TOUR FOR SPRING 2013

LEE NELSON, star of BBC Three’s breakout hit comedy series Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, is set to embark on a brand new 31-date national stand-up tour, following the success of two critically acclaimed sell-out

CHRIS ADDISON: THE TIME IS NOW, AGAIN EXTENDED INTO 2013

CHRIS ADDISON, star of Academy Award nominated In The Loop, BAFTA Award winning The Thick of It (BBC TWO) and regular panelist on Mock The Week (BBC TWO), has extended his critically acclaimed show; The Time Is Now,

CHRIS RAMSEY ADDS EXTRA DATES: LONDON, SHEFFIELD AND NEWCASTLE

Following his sold-out autumn tour Feeling Lucky, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CHRIS RAMSEY has added extra dates to his second tour extension at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on 12th January, Sheffield City

USA’s NUMBER 1 PODCASTING COMEDIAN PAUL F.TOMPKINS TO PLAY UK FOR THE FIRST TIME

PAUL F. TOMPKINS, the US stand-up comic whose podcast The Pod F. Tompkast was ranked #1 by Rolling Stone Magazine, will be making his UK debut with Crying and Driving at London’s Soho Theatre for 11 nights in

WITTANK - LONDON DATES ADDED TO THEIR FIRST NATIONAL TOUR

Following a successful start to their first ever national tour WitTank (KIERAN BOYD, MARK COOPER-JONES and NAZ OSMANOGLU), the stars of BBC Three’s talent showcase Live at The Electric, have added two London dates

CHRIS RAMSEY - FEELING LUCKY: EXTRA LONDON DATE ADDED AND NATIONAL TOUR EXTENSION INTO 2013

Following his sell-out autumn tour, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CHRIS RAMSEY will return to London with a date at The Bloomsbury Theatre on 11th January 2013, and extend his nationwide stand-up tour Feeling Lucky

ROISIN CONATY BRINGS LIFEHUNTER TO THE SOHO THEATRE

Following a successful run at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer Award winner, ROISIN CONATY, returns to the Soho Theatre with her brand new show Lifehunter from 6th- 10th November.

GREG DAVIES ANNOUNCES EXTRA DATE AT LONDON’S HAMMERSMITH APOLLO

Following a sell-out date at the Hammersmith Apollo, GREG DAVIES, star of BAFTA-winning TV series and hit film The Inbetweeners and new hit BBC Three sitcom Cuckoo, which attracted over a million viewers on its

LEE NELSON EXTRA DATES ADDED TO STAND-UP TOUR

Due to overwhelming popular demand further new dates have been added to the already twice-extended nationwide stand-up tour, Lee Nelson Live, bringing the total number of dates to a massive 90, including London’s

USA’s NUMBER ONE TWITTER COMEDIAN ROB DELANEY ANNOUNCES EXTRA LONDON DATE

Due to phenomenal demand, US comic ROB DELANEY, who became famous in the USA through the power of Twitter, has added an extra date to his UK run, playing to a further 1028 fans at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on

THE HORNE SECTION PERFORM A LIMITED RUN AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE THIS OCTOBER

"We can't recommend The Horne Section highly enough... a gigantic heap of fun” Ben Walters, Time Out Following a third consecutive sell-out run at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ALEX HORNE and THE HORNE

AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD - THE ONLY WAY IS EPIC TOUR EXTENDED INTO SPRING 2013

It was announced today (Wednesday 26th September 2012), in the first week of his national tour, that AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD will extend The Only Way Is Epic, into spring 2013 by a further 54 dates. This

WITTANK FIRST NATIONAL TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2012

Like a battering ram to the funny-bone, WitTank (KIERAN BOYD, MARK COOPER-JONES and NAZ OSMANOGLU), stars of BBC Three’s new talent showcase Live at The Electric are heading off on their first national tour

RICHARD HERRING EMBARKS ON BRAND NEW AUTUMN TOUR - TALKING COCK: THE SECOND COMING

RICHARD HERRING, will take to the road this autumn to find out all about about man and his manhood, in this reworking of his smash-hit 2002 show, Talking Cock. It’s an object of shame and pride; it can inspire

PEACOCK & GAMBLE DON'T WANT TO BE ON TELLY ANYWAY - BRAND NEW STAND UP TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2012

This autumn PEACOCK & GAMBLE will embark on a national tour with their brand new show - Peacock & Gamble Don’t Even Want to Be on Telly Anyway. The tour follows a full run for the pair at the 2012

EDINBURGH 2012: AL MURRAY THE PUB LANDLORD- THE GUV'S OLYMPIC PUB QUIZ

On your marks, get set and go get yourself tickets to the ultimate Olympic themed pub quiz! For three nights only, THE GUV will host a mental pintathlonin the gold medal standard of pub quizzes - all in aid of

EDINBURGH 2012: AL MURRAY THE PUB LANDLORD- THE ONLY WAY IS EPIC

Britain’s favourite pub philosopher, AL MURRAY - THE PUB LANDLORD, will be polishing his brass neck banter in two weeks of special Edinburgh previews, ahead of his brand new 2012 stand-up tour The Only Way is

EDINBURGH 2012: CHRIS RAMSEY- FEELING LUCKY

Last year’s Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, CHRIS RAMSEY, returns to the Festival with his new stand-up show, Feeling Lucky, following two consecutive sell-out Edinburgh shows and a sell-out UK tour. How did we

EDINBURGH 2012: CARL DONNELLY- DIFFERENT GRAVY

Join Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee CARL DONNELLY Mock the Week (BBC Two), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave) and Stand Up For The Week (Channel 4) as he reads and discusses

EDINBURGH 2012: WITTANK

Like a battering ram to the funny-bone, WitTank (KIERAN BOYD, MARK COOPER-JONES and NAZ OSMANOGLU), stars of BBC Three’s new talent showcase Live at The Electric rocket back to the Fringe with a lavish parade of

EDINBURGH 2012: TOM DEACON- DEACONATOR

BBC Radio 1 DJ and award-winning stand-up comedian TOM DEACON, as seen on The Rob Brydon Show (BBC Two) and Dave’s One Night Stand (DAVE), returns to Edinburgh Festival with brand new show: Deaconator. TOM talks

EDINBURGH 2012: RUSSELL KANE- POSTURING DELIVERY

The past year has seen RUSSELL become one of comedy’s hottest acts both live and on TV, and he returns to the Fringe this summer with his brand new show Posturing Delivery. The show sees RUSSELL ask: ‘What if

EDINBURGH 2012: ROISIN CONATY- LIFEHUNTER

Edinburgh Comedy Newcomer Award winner 2010 as seen on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three) and Have I Got News For You (BBC One), ROISIN CONATY returns to Edinburgh with her brand new solo show: Lifehunter.

EDINBURGH 2012: RICHARD HERRING- TALKING COCK: THE SECOND COMING

RICHARD HERRING, “The King of Edinburgh” (The List), returns to the Fringe in his Silver Jubilee year (he first performed here in 1987) to find out all about men and their spam javelins, in this reworking of his

EDINBURGH 2012: PEACOCK AND GAMBLE- PEACOCK AND GAMBLE DON'T WANT TO BE ON TELLY ANYWAY

“Everybody’s favourite comedy nice boys, RAY PEACOCK (crumbs in his beard, idiot) and ED GAMBLE (big muscles, wrote this bit), return with another jam-packed hour of total idiocy and very handsomeness live on

EDINBURGH 2012: PAUL MCCAFFREY- PILLS 'N' THRILLS AND BELLYLAUGHS

You can take the boy out of Glastonbury… PAUL McCAFFREY returns to Edinburgh with his brand new solo show Pill ‘n’ Thrills and Bellylaughs. Seeking to emulate bands reforming for classic album tours,

EDINBURGH 2012: NAZ OSMANOGLU - OTTOMAN WITHOUT AN EMPIRE

NAZ OSMANOGLU: Turkish Prince. Stand-up comic. Tragically exiled. With appearances on BBC Three’s Live at The Electric and Russell Howard’s Good News, the hairy one from sketch trio WITTANK returns with

EDINBURGH 2012: MATT FORDE- EYES TO THE RIGHT, NOSE TO THE LEFT

Either, a “shameless sycophantic sell-out with a jelly spine and a mush mind”, according to one of his listeners, or a “first-class comic”, according to The Guardian. Come and help settle the debate that is

EDINBURGH 2012: LIVE AT THE ELECTRIC- LIVE AT THE FRINGE

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner RUSSELL KANE hosts a live special of the hit new BBC Three late-night comedy series Live At The Electric. The show features a different line-up of stand-up, sketch and musical comedy

EDINBURGH 2012: JIGSAW

DAN ANTOPOLSKI (Triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee), TOM CRAINE (Times Top 5 Edinburgh Show, 2010) and NAT LUURTSEMA (Chortle Award nominee), stars of Live At The Electric (BBC Three) and Sketchorama (BBC Radio

EDINBURGH 2012: JARLATH REGAN- THE AUDACITY OF HOPE AND THE INSPIRATIONAL STUPIDITY OF PERSEVERANCE

“If at first you don’t succeed; try, try again!” But if you still don’t succeed, it might not be a bad idea to sit down and have a good think about what it is you’re trying to do. JARLATH REGAN has

EDINBURGH 2012: IAIN STIRLING- HAPPY TO BE THE CLOWN

IAIN STIRLING, BAFTA and Chortle Best Newcomer nominee, brings his hotly anticipated, debut stand-up show: Happy to be the Clown? to Edinburgh Festival this year. Ever wondered why your life ended up the way it

EDINBURGH 2012: THE HORNE SECTION- LIVE AT THE GRAND

Gathering together the UK’s finest musicians and throwing them on stage with the world’s most exciting comics, ALEX HORNE has created something truly unique: THE HORNE SECTION. This is potent comedy, a heady

EDINBURGH 2012: GRÁINNE MAGUIRE- WHERE ARE ALL THE FUN PLACES AND ARE LOTS OF PEOPLE THERE HAVING BETTER FUN?

GRÁINNE MAGUIRE brings her brand new solo show Where Are All the Fun Places and Are Lots of People There Having Better Fun? to the Edinburgh Festival this year. Do you always worry that you’re missing out on all

EDINBURGH 2012: GARETH RICHARDS- INTROVERT: NEVER BEEN TO DISNEYLAND

Join GARETH RICHARDS, Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, for his brand new show Never been to Disneyland. GARETH’s parents couldn’t afford to take the whole family to Disneyland, so they went without

EDINBURGH 2012: FRAN MOULDS-SIGNIFICANT HUMAN ERROR

Debut comedy show from BBC Radio 4 character comic FRAN MOULDS. Significant Human Error is a show about mistakes and change, told through six hilarious and original characters. Samantha Powell - welcoming you to a

USA’s NUMBER ONE TWITTER COMEDIAN ROB DELANEY SELLS OUT UK LONDON RUN IN ONE HOUR FROM A SINGLE TWEET

ROB DELANEY, who became famous in the USA through the power of Twitter, has sold out his UK debut show at Soho Theatre, making him the fastest selling US performer in the venue’s history. Having built up nearly

‘THE BUGLE’ REACHES ITS 200TH EPISODE

The US and UK hit satirical comedy podcast The Bugle, hosted by JOHN OLIVER (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and ANDY ZALTZMAN (7 Day Sunday on BBC Radio 5 Live) will celebrate its monumental 200th episode this

RUSSELL KANE: Autumn tour announcement

Hot on the heels of hosting BBC Three’s brand new hit late-night comedy series, Live at the Electric and co-presenting Britain Unzipped (BBC Three), the multi-award-winning comedian RUSSELL KANE announces a brand

CHRIS RAMSEY BRAND NEW UK TOUR ANNOUNCED - FEELING LUCKY

How did we get here? Elaborately laid plan, or just pure fluke? Who knows… do you feel lucky? Perhaps you should. This autumn Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, CHRIS RAMSEY brings his hugely anticipated new

100 DAYS TO GO UNTIL EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2012 AVALON ANNOUNCE LINE-UP

With 100 days to go until the festival, Avalon announces their Edinburgh 2012 line-up with a host of award-winning comics, including three Edinburgh Comedy Award winners and four Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees, for

Helen O'Brien - Bronagh's Big Weekend

"This is a really charming and at times poignant one woman show." Fringe Report "Clear, pure storytelling... I enjoyed every moment." Snipe HELEN O’BRIEN’s debut solo one-woman show Bronagh’s Big Weekend

GREG DAVIES THE BACK OF MY MUM'S HEAD - BRAND NEW STAND-UP TOUR FOR AUTUMN 2012

This autumn GREG DAVIES, star of BAFTA-winning TV series and hit film The Inbetweeners, is to embark on a brand new national stand-up tour - The Back of My Mum’s Head. Beginning 3rd October, the 47-date tour will

LEE NELSON LIVE STAND-UP TOUR EXTENDED FOR A SECOND TIME INTO AUTUMN 2012

Due to overwhelming popular demand LEE NELSON, star of BBC Three’s breakout smash hit comedy series Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, is extending his nationwide stand-up tour for a second time by a further 27 shows,

JENNY ECLAIR: ECLAIRIOUS

JENNY ECLAIR is back on the road with a brand new stand-up tour Eclairious, following the success of her sell-out 2010 tour, Old Dog, New Tricks, which was extended due to popular demand. The 38 date tour starts on

ANDY ZALTZMAN – ARMCHAIR REVOLUTIONARY

ZALTZMAN comes to venues nationwide following storming runs at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe and London’s Soho Theatre with his hit one-man show, Armchair Revolutionary. In a joke-packed show encompassing economic

AL MURRAY THE PUB LANDLORD THE ONLY WAY IS EPIC

BRAND NEW TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR 2012 Broken Britain may be staring into the bottom of an empty pint glass, but don’t lose hope - AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD, is back to fill it up again with a brand new show of

RUSSELL HOWARD ANNOUNCES CHARITY NIGHTS

RUSSELL HOWARD today (Thursday 23rd February) announces a run of very special live shows in aid of charity next month. Kicking off the run at the Bath Komedia on the 12th March before taking to the stages at

DAVE GORMAN'S POWERPOINT PRESENTATION Extended into Spring 2012

Following a hugely successful Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a sell-out UK tour it is announced today (17th January 2012) that DAVE GORMAN will extend his stand-up tour, Dave Gorman’s Powerpoint Presentation, by a

LEE NELSON STAND-UP TOUR EXTENDED INTO SPRING 2012

Due to overwhelming popular demand LEE NELSON, star of BBC Three’s breakout smash hit comedy series Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, is set to extend his nationwide stand-up tour, taking the total number of dates to

AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD ANNOUNCES FESTIVE LINE UP

Ho! Ho! Ho! In the words of SLADE, “It’s Christmaaaaaaaaaas”, and to see punters through to the festive season AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD has not one, but two Christmas themed shows this December. AL

RICHARD HERRING BRINGS WHAT IS LOVE, ANYWAY? TO LONDON'S SOHO THEATRE

So asked the insane, Welsh, poet-philosopher, Howard Jones in 1983, but in the intervening 28 years no one has dared to answer his questions? Until now. Following critical success at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe,

FRANK SKINNER AND FRIENDS

It was announced today (24th October 2011) that Frank Skinner and Friends - a night of comedy, cabaret and music all on one bill in London’s West End and brought to you by multi-award winning comedian FRANK

RUSSELL KANE: BRAND NEW NATIONWIDE TOUR 'MANSCAPING'

“Manscaping, confirms his status as one of the most stimulating comedians around” Dominic Maxwell, The Times "In a terrific show mainly about his love life, Russell Kane‘s routines about The X Factor and

JOE WILKINSON: MY MUM'S CALLED STELLA AND MY DAD'S CALLED BRIAN AUTUMN 2011 TOUR ANNOUNCED

JOE WILKINSON, star of BBC Three hit comedy Him and Her, is set to embark on brand new stand-up tour; My Mum’s Called Stella and My Dad’s Called Brian. Debuting at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in

AVALON'S EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE LINE-UP 2011

Avalon is heading to Edinburgh 2011 with a host of award-winning comics, including two Foster’s Comedy Award winners and six Foster’s / Perrier Comedy Award Nominees, for the 23rd Festival Fringe this

DAVE GORMAN'S POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

It was announced today (Wednesday 11th May 2011) that DAVE GORMAN will tour a brand new live show, Dave Gorman’s Powerpoint Presentation from September 2011. This time he is part of a double act…. with a

RUSSELL HOWARD: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW - ARENA TOUR EXTENDED BY A FURTHER 6 DATES

It was announced today (3rd May, 2011) that RUSSELL HOWARD’S sell-out nationwide arena tour Right Here, Right Now has been extended by a further six dates in Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow and

CHRIS ADDISON - THE TIME IS NOW, AGAIN - NEW STAND-UP TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR 2011

It was announced today (5th April 2011) that CHRIS ADDISON, star of BAFTA-winning comedy The Thick Of It, Oscar nominated feature film In The Loop and Mock the Week regular (BBC TWO), is set to embark on a brand new

EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD WINNER RUSSELL KANE ANNOUNCES BRAND NEW TOUR

Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and Let’s Dance for Comic Relief finalist RUSSELL KANE has announced a brand new tour for 2011. Manscaping will see the Comedy Rocks regular and ITV2 I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of

AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD EXTENDS 'BARREL OF FUN' INTO SPRING 2011

Following the success of his 2010 tour, AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD is to extend Barrel of Fun into spring 2011. From 17th April Barrel of Fun Extra: Classic Hits and New Bits will see THE GUV once again turn his

CRAIG CAMPBELL EMBARKS ON DEBUT UK TOUR

Internationally acclaimed stand-up CRAIG CAMPBELL - currently supporting FRANKIE BOYLE on his record breaking 120-date tour and recently seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC One) and Russell Howard’s

RICHARD HERRING - CHRIST ON A BIKE THE SECOND COMING

Jesus Christ - Son of God! Saviour of mankind! Superstar! RICHARD HERRING - Son of Keith, a retired headmaster! Once saved a spider that had become trapped in his bath, only crushing three of its legs in the

GREG DAVIES: FIRING CHEESEBALLS AT A DOG

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DAN ANTOPOLSKI: TURN OF THE CENTURY

Who’s the comic with an ear for dialogue and a bod for sin? Damn right it’s triple Perrier Award nominee, Dave Award for Funniest Joke of the Fringe 2009 winner, and veteran Fringe sell-out DAN ANTOPOLSKI who

JENNY ECLAIR: OLD DOG NEW TRICKS

Proving that there’s life in the old dog, off JENNY ECLAIR goes again with a brand new stand-up show. Having dug up some fresh new comedy bones, the Perrier Award winner and self-appointed Grumpy Head Girl is

RUSSELL KANE TO EMBARK ON NATIONAL TOUR OF HIS EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD WINNING SHOW

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ISY SUTTIE: LOVE LOST IN THE BRITISH RETAIL INDUSTRY - DEBUT NATIONAL TOUR

ISY SUTTIE, the acclaimed stand-up and British Comedy Awards ‘Best Female Newcomer’ nominee - best known as Peep Show’s Dobby and as star of BBC TWO’s brand new sitcom Whites - is to embark on her first

ALUN COCHRANE - JOKES. LIFE. AND JOKES ABOUT LIFE

Direct from his Edinburgh Fringe run this summer, sharp-witted and down to earth stand-up comic ALUN COCHRANE (as seen on BBC ONE’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and soon to

EDINBURGH 2010: CHRIS RAMSEY - 'AGGROPHOBIC'

The last year has seen CHRIS RAMSEY, star of last year’s Comedy Zone, support RUSSELL KANE and LEE MACK on tour, appear on Russell Howard’s Good News and sign-up to support AL MURRAY - THE PUB LANDLORD on his

EDINBURGH 2010: ROISIN CONATY - 'HERO, WARRIOR, FIREMAN, LIAR'

“A seriously talented young lady.” Time Out Earlier this year, ROISIN CONATY received an invite to give a talk to new graduates at her old convent school. After tiring herself with a dance of validation, she

EDINBURGH 2010: CHRIS ADDISON

CHRIS ADDISON, star of BBC TWO’s BAFTA winning comedy The Thick Of It and Oscar nominated film In The Loop, returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time since 2005’s Perrier Award nominated

EDINBURGH 2010: NAT LUURTSEMA - 'IN MY HEAD I'M A HERO'

This summer sees Chortle Best Newcomer 2008 nominee NAT LUURTSEMA make her Edinburgh Festival Fringe solo show debut with In My Head I’m A Hero, a stand-up comedy show about yearning for crisis and being careful

EDINBURGH 2010: JIMMY McGHIE - 'THE ALL-POWERFUL WARRIOR WHO WITH HIS ENDURANCE AND INFLEXIBLE WILL TO WIN GOES FROM CONQUEST TO CONQUEST LEAVING FIRE IN HIS WAKE'

Following the critical success of his 2009 solo debut, The Northern Meeting, JIMMY McGHIE returns to the Festival with his second full-hour of confessional, character-filled stand-up. This year he explores his lack

EDINBURGH 2010: THE COMEDY ZONE

The Fringe’s longest running stand-up showcase is back for its 20th year with four of the freshest talents on the circuit. Recognised as the place to catch the best new stand-ups on the Fringe, The Comedy Zone

EDINBURGH 2010: RICHARD HERRING - 'AS IT OCCURS TO ME

Hold on to your cumpkins! One-off performance of the Sony Award nominated comedy podcast starring RICHARD HERRING. An hour of brand new stand up and sketches about the first two weeks of the Edinburgh Fringe,

EDINBURGH 2010: GARETH RICHARDS - 'STAND UP BETWEEN SONGS'

GARETH RICHARDS, regular on Frank Skinner’s Absolute Radio Show and star of 2009’s Comedy Zone, brings his debut solo show to the Edinburgh Festival. Performing stand-up between some poignant and genre-defying

EDINBURGH 2010: ALEX HORNE - 'TASKMASTER'

He’s not just a nice guy who does semi-educational comedy shows about mildly eccentric subjects. In his free time, ALEX HORNE is the Taskmaster. It all started last August when he was at home, looking after a

EDINBURGH 2010: ROB DEERING - 'ROB DEERING'S BEAT THIS'

Rob Deering’s Beat This, the cult comedy music quiz featuring a quartet of star guests, comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for an exclusive six-night run. Fresh from London’s Leicester Square Theatre -

EDINBURGH 2010: GREG DAVIES - 'FIRING CHEESEBALLS AT A DOG'

GREG DAVIES, one-third of if.comeddie-nominated sketch troupe WE ARE KLANG and star of BAFTA-winning show The Inbetweeners, brings his first solo hour of stand-up to the Fringe with Firing Cheeseballs At A Dog. Can

EDINBURGH 2010: RICHARD HERRING - 'CHRIST ON A BIKE! THE SECOND COMING'

Jesus Christ - Son of God! Saviour of mankind! Superstar! RICHARD HERRING - Son of Keith, a retired headmaster! Once saved a spider that had become trapped in his bath, only crushing three of its legs in the

EDINBURGH 2010: LAURA SOLON - 'THE OWL OF STEVEN'

Following the critical success of last year’s sell-out show, Perrier Award winner LAURA SOLON returns to Edinburgh with The Owl Of Steven, a grown up adventure mystery story inspired by 8 year old Laura Solon’s

EDINBURGH 2010: SADIE HASLER - 'LADY BONES'

This summer, SADIE HASLER (Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder, ITV1) makes her Edinburgh solo-show debut with an hour of darkly comic characters. Fresh from performing at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and

EDINBURGH 2010: DOMESTIC GODDI - 'WONDERLAND'

Back after sell-out shows in 2008 and 2009, Funny Women Finalists DOMESTIC GODDI return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Wonderland. Get ready for a brand new sketch show from The Herald’s Pick of the Fringe

EDINBURGH 2010: DAN ANTOPOLSKI - 'TURN OF THE CENTURY'

Who’s the comic with an ear for dialogue and a bod for sin? Damn right it’s Triple Perrier Award Nominee, veteran Fringe sell-out and Winner of the 2009 Dave Award for Funniest Joke of the Fringe DAN ANTOPOLSKI

EDINBURGH 2010: ALEX HORNE - 'ODDS'

ALEX HORNE, award-winning comedian and star and co-creator (alongside TIM KEY and MARK WATSON) of BBC Four’s comedy quiz show We Need Answers, returns to Edinburgh with his brand new stand-up show, Odds.

EDINBURGH 2010: RUSSELL KANE - 'SMOKESCREENS & CASTLES'

After a critically acclaimed, sell-out 2009 Edinburgh run, triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here Now! presenter RUSSELL KANE returns with Smokescreens & Castles, a

LONG LIVE ALEX

ALEX HORNE EMBARKS ON QUEST TO BECOME THE WORLD’S OLDEST MAN This summer ALEX HORNE launches his record breaking attempt to become the world’s oldest man. Over the next few months, ALEX who is currently the

AVALON’S EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE LINE-UP 2010

Avalon is to launch a bill of award-winning comics, including two Perrier Award winners and five if.comedy/Perrier Award nominees, as it returns for its 22nd Festival Fringe this August. The full line-up features:

T-34 DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Comedian Al Murray (The Pub Landlord) will be swapping his bar stool for a drum stool when his band, T-34 appears at The Download Festival on Sunday 13th June at 6.00pm on The Red Bull Stage. Al said “I’ve

RUSSELL HOWARD: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW - NEW ARENA TOUR FOR SPRING 2011

It was announced today (23rd March 2010) that RUSSELL HOWARD is to embark on a brand new arena tour, Right Here, Right Now, which will see the comic perform at some of the country’s biggest venues, including the

CHRIS ADDISON EXTENDS STAND UP TOUR INTO AUTUMN 2010 - 22 NEW DATES ADDED

CHRIS ADDISON, star of BBC TWO’s BAFTA winning comedy The Thick Of It who recently appeared alongside JAMES GANDOLFINI and PETER CAPALDI in ARMANDO IANNUCCI’S British Comedy Award winning In The Loop, has

AL MURRAY THE PUB LANDLORD: BRAND NEW TOUR ANNOUNCED

Multi award-winning AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD is back on the road this autumn to roll out his Barrel of Fun, a brand new stand-up tour for 2010. Following the success of last year’s three time extended

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN LIVE 2: CHIN UP BRITAIN - HIT SHOW TRANSFERS TO WEST END FOR EIGHT-WEEK RUN FROM APRIL 2010

“An evening of Olympic-class whingeing about the state of the world, the collapse of good manners and the general ineptitude of men … Some of the mediations on mortality and the fading of desire could almost

CHRIS ADDISON LIVE - BRAND NEW STAND UP TOUR FROM 5TH FEBRUARY 2010

CHRIS ADDISON, star of BBC TWO’s BAFTA winning comedy The Thick Of It who recently appeared alongside JAMES GANDOLFINI and PETER CAPALDI in ARMANDO IANNUCCI’S British Comedy Award winning In The Loop, is to

ALEX HORNE - AWARD WINNING COMIC AND STAR OF BBC FOUR'S WE NEED ANSWERS - EMBARKS ON BRAND NEW TOUR FROM 15TH JANUARY 2010

Award winning comedian and star and co-creator (alongside TIM KEY and MARK WATSON) of BBC Four’s comedy quiz show We Need Answers ALEX HORNE is to embark on a 35-date national tour from 15th January 2010.

DAVE GORMAN: SIT DOWN, PEDAL, PEDAL, STOP AND STAND UP TOUR EXTENDED INTO SPRING 2010

In 2009 DAVE GORMAN did two things at the same time. He set out to cycle between the four corners of the British mainland, from south to east to west to north - and, five years after he last toured the UK, do a gig

RICHARD HERRING: HITLER MOUSTACHE - HIT EDINBURGH SHOW ON TOUR FROM JANUARY 2010

In one of the most talked about sell-out shows of this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, RICHARD HERRING - creator of previous hits Christ on a Bike, Talking Cock and last year’s critically acclaimed The

LEE MACK TOUR EXTENDED INTO AUTUMN 2010 - 70,000 EXTRA TICKETS NOW ON SALE

BAFTA-winning stand-up LEE MACK, writer and star of BBC ONE’S hugely popular primetime sitcom Not Going Out (Royal Television Society and Golden Rose award-winner), has extended his brand new stand-up tour due to

TRIPLE EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD NOMINEE AND 'I'M A CELEBRITY...' PRESENTER RUSSELL KANE TO TOUR FAKESPEARE

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AWARD WINNING COMIC DAN ANTOPOLSKI EMBARKS ON FIRST NATIONAL TOUR

Direct from an award-winning Edinburgh run DAN ANTOPOLSKI, triple-Perrier Award nominee and winner of the Dave Award for the Funniest Joke of the Fringe 2009, is to embark on his first national tour. The star of

RICHARD HERRING – AS IT OCCURS TO ME

As It Occurs To Me is a revolutionary new ten-part weekly stand-up and sketch show written and performed by RICHARD HERRING which will only be available via internet download from iTunes and the British Comedy Guide

PERRIER AWARD WINNER LAURA SOLON TO EMBARK ON NATIONAL TOUR

Direct from a totally sold out Edinburgh run, Perrier Award Winner LAURA SOLON (BBC ONE’s Ruddy Hell! It’s Harry and Paul, ITV1’s Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder and Radio 4’s Talking and Not

CHRIS ADDISON - NEW STAND UP TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR 2010

It was announced today (26th August 2009) that CHRIS ADDISON, star of BBC TWO’s BAFTA winning comedy The Thick Of It who recently appeared alongside JAMES GANDOLFINI and PETER CAPALDI in ARMANDO IANNUCCI’S hit

ALUN COCHRANE - BRAND NEW 30 DATE TOUR ANNOUNCED

2009 National Tour Sharp-witted stand-up comic ALUN COCHRANE, recognised for his recent TV appearances on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC ONE) and his return as a panellist on popular satirical comedy

DAVE GORMAN: SIT DOWN, PEDAL, PEDAL, STOP AND STAND UP - NEW TOUR FROM 30TH AUGUST 2009

This year DAVE GORMAN decided to go back on the road. And when we say “on the road” we really mean it. Five years after he last toured the UK, August 30th 2009 sees him embarking on a truly unique stand-up

EDINBURGH 2009: 'HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU' AUTHOR MAKES UK STAND-UP DEBUT AT THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

GREG BEHRENDT - Sex and the City writer and New York Times bestselling co-author of He’s Just Not That Into You - makes his UK debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Love, Sex, Pudding, Death. A prolific

MOCK THE WEEK STAR RUSSELL HOWARD ANNOUNCES UK ARENA TOUR

It was announced today (6th July 2009) that RUSSELL HOWARD is to embark on a 10-date UK-wide arena tour, Big Rooms & Belly Laughs, taking in some of the country’s biggest venues. The tour begins on 11th

EDINBURGH 2009: COLIN HOULT - 'CARNIVAL OF MONSTERS'

COLIN HOULT - acclaimed writer-performer who recently appeared in Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder (ITV1), and Pete and Dud: Come Again (West End, The Venue / Leicester Square Theatre) - presents his

EDINBURGH 2009: TOM DEACON - 'INDECISIVE'

After last year’s debut in the prestigious Comedy Zone, star of BBC Switch (BBC TWO, BBC Radio 1 & online) TOM DEACON returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his first solo show Indecisive. Struggling

EDINBURGH 2009: JIMMY MCGHIE - 'JIMMY MCGHIE'S NORTHERN MEETING'

JIMMY McGHIE, BBC New Talent and Amused Moose Star Search finalist, embarks on his Edinburgh solo debut. Following on from the critical success of his 2008 split-bill show at the Gilded Balloon, he returns to the

EDINBURGH 2009: DAN ANTOPOLSKI - 'SILENT BUT DEADLY'

We’ve all been kids and some of us father them - if you trust the blood-test guy, he was smoking in a lab and his english was poor - but whatever. Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone who wasn’t a bell-end was

EDINBURGH 2009: SIMON BRODKIN - 'STILL NOT HIMSELF'

SIMON BRODKIN, acclaimed writer and performer on Al Murray’s Multiple Personality Disorder (ITV1), returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his brand new multi-character comedy show. Hold tight as the

EDINBURGH 2009: RUSSELL KANE - 'FAKESPEARE: THE TRAGICKAL SAVEINGS OF KING NIGEL'

“Thou art lazier than Columbo’s eye.” After last year’s acclaimed debut Edinburgh play, RUSSELL KANE’s Fakespeare is back with a brand new bawdy romp in blank verse. Following a hit three-day run at last

EDINBURGH 2009: THE COMEDY ZONE

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s longest running stand-up showcase is back for its 19th year. Recognised as the place to catch the best new stand-ups on the Fringe, it has helped launched the careers of DAVE

EDINBURGH 2009: LAURA SOLON - 'RABBIT FACED STORY SOUP'

Perrier Award winning comic LAURA SOLON is to return to Edinburgh with her first live show since her 2005 award winning debut. The acclaimed writer and performer of Talking and Not Talking (BBC Radio 4), Laura, Ben

EDINBURGH 2009: ANDREW COLLINS & RICHARD HERRING - 'COLLINGS AND HERRIN PODCAST LIVE!'

Since February 2008, esteemed broadcaster and star of I Love 1983* ANDREW COLLINS has been coming round to the house of scatological comedian, and ‘Percy the Shepherd’ from BBC ONE’s Servants, RICHARD HERRING

EDINBURGH 2009: RICHARD HERRING - 'HITLER MOUSTACHE'

For his 25th Fringe show, RICHARD HERRING - creator of the hit shows Christ on a Bike, Talking Cock and last year’s critically acclaimed The Headmaster’s Son - attempts to reclaim the Hitler ‘tache for

EDINBURGH 2009: ROSIE WILKINSON & HELEN O'BRIEN - 'DOMESTIC GODDI 2: HOW TO COPE'

Get the look… Get the Domestic Goddi look Back after 2008's hit show, BBC Comedy Award-winner HELEN O’BRIEN and Stage Award-nominee GENEVIEVE SWALLOW show us ‘How To Cope’ the Domestic Goddi way: with

EDINBURGH 2009: DAN ATKINSON - 'DEATH BY A THOUSAND PRICKS'

Following his two previous critically-acclaimed hit solo Edinburgh shows - the most recent of which quite creepily "foretold" the Credit Crunch - DAN ATKINSON has called his new show Death by a Thousand Pricks, and

EDINBURGH 2009: FERGUS CRAIG - 'STILL WATCHES NEIGHBOURS'

The title is spot on. FERGUS CRAIG - winner of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year 2009 and star of Channel 4’s hit comedy Star Stories - does indeed still watch Neighbours. In 1988 Scott and Charlene’s

EDINBURGH 2009: KRISTEN SCHAAL & KURT BRAUNOHLER - 'DOUBLE DOWN HEARTS'

Star of HBO’s Flight of the Conchords KRISTEN SCHAAL and acclaimed US stand-up KURT BRAUNOHLER had an amazing time in Edinburgh last year. They had so much fun they couldn't wait to come back. But, they forgot

EDINBURGH 2009: THE UMBRELLA BIRDS - 'SKETCHES IN A SHOP CHANGING ROOM'

THE UMBRELLA BIRDS, stars of BBC Radio 4’s The Ladies, return to Edinburgh for a third year with Sketches in a Shop Changing Room. Following the success of their cult hits, WC and Gym, they are back - with a show

EDINBURGH 2009: DANIELLE WARD - 'LIES'

Mickey Dolenz’s mother invented the glue gun! Cats can’t hear vowels! Before Foreign Ministers meet David Miliband they are made to sign a document stating they will not try to touch his lovely hair! These are

EDINBURGH 2009: RUSSELL KANE - 'HUMAN DRESSAGE'

Following the sell-out success of 2008’s critically acclaimed hit Gaping Flaws, and hot on the heels of his acclaimed appearance on BBC1 ONE’s Live at the Apollo, double if.comedy Award nominee RUSSELL KANE is

DOUBLE IF.COMEDY AWARD NOMINEE RUSSELL KANE TO EMBARK ON HIS SECOND NATIONAL TOUR THIS YEAR

Following the critical success of his first national tour, double if.comedy Award-nominee RUSSELL KANE will return to the road for the second time this year with his brand new stand-up show Human Dressage. Known

PERRIER AWARD-WINNING LAURA SOLON TO BRING HER FIRST LIVE SHOW SINCE 2005 TO SOHO THEATRE, BETWEEN 6TH - 17TH OCT 2009

It was announced today (10 June 2009) that Perrier Award winning comic LAURA SOLON will have a two-week run at the Soho Theatre this autumn with her first live solo show since her 2005 award-winning debut. The

AVALON’S EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE LINE-UP 2009

Avalon is to launch a bill of award-winning comics, including three Perrier Award winners and three if.comedy/Perrier Award nominees, as it returns for its 21st Festival Fringe this August. The full line-up

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN LIVE 2: CHIN UP BRITAIN

Grumpy Old Women Live 2: Chin Up Britain, a brand new show from the creators of the touring theatre phenomenon Grumpy Old Women Live, is set to hit UK venues in 2009. The new show sees SUSIE BLAKE (Coronation

EDINBURGH 2009: FRANK SKINNER’S CREDIT CRUNCH CABARET HEADS TO THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

Frank Skinner’s Credit Crunch Cabaret will take up residence in Edinburgh for the Festival Fringe. The hour-and-a-half show will run in the Assembly Rooms from the 14th to 30th August, with extra late shows

LEE MACK - BRAND NEW 50 DATE TOUR ANNOUNCED

BAFTA-winning stand-up LEE MACK, writer and star of BBC ONE’S hugely popular primetime sitcom Not Going Out (Royal Television Society and Golden Rose award-winner), is to embark on a brand new stand-up tour making

FRANK SKINNER’S CREDIT CRUNCH CABARET EXTENDED FOR THIRD TIME

It was announced today (24 April 2009) that Frank Skinner’s Credit Crunch Cabaret has been extended for a third time. The show resumes its Monday residency at The Lyric Theatre with a 10-date autumn run starting

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN LIVE 2: CHIN UP BRITAIN – FULL AUTUMN 2009 TOUR

It was announced today (22nd April 2009) that brand new show Grumpy Old Women Live 2: Chin Up Britain will tour major UK theatre venues this autumn. The new show will see SUSIE BLAKE (Coronation Street, The

DAVE GORMAN: SIT DOWN, PEDAL, PEDAL, STOP AND STAND UP TOUR EXTENDED INTO 2010 - 50,000 EXTRA TICKETS ON SALE

In 2009, DAVE GORMAN decided to set off on a unique national tour. The intention: to cycle over 1500 miles across Britain in 33 days… with a gig each night. We suppose that explains the title. But demand for

AL MURRAY - THE PUB LANDLORD: TOUR EXTENDED INTO AUTUMN 2009 – 54,000 EXTRA TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Al Murray - The Pub Landlord’s Beautiful British Tour has been extended by an additional 29 dates - taking the national run to over 80 shows, totalling in excess of 220,000 tickets. This is the third time the tour

GRUMPY OLD WOMEN LIVE 2: CHIN UP BRITAIN

It was announced today (30th March 2008) that brand new show Grumpy Old Women Live 2: Chin Up Britain will see SUSIE BLAKE (Coronation Street, The Victoria Wood Show) and WENDI PETERS (Coronation Street, Bad Girls)

FIVE MORE SHOWS FOR FRANK SKINNER'S CREDIT CRUNCH CABARET AS RUN EXTENDED

“Tickets for Skinner's cabaret cost a tenner - which is hard to sneeze at, even in the chilly depths of this discontented winter. …Skinner is the ideal compere for this event: a comic everyman and a great

DAVE GORMAN: SIT DOWN, PEDAL, PEDAL, STOP AND STAND UP - NEW TOUR FROM 30TH AUGUST 2009

It was announced today (23rd February 2009) that DAVE GORMAN is going back on the road. And when we say “on the road” we really mean it. Five years after he last toured the UK he’s embarking on a truly unique

FRANK SKINNER’S CREDIT CRUNCH CABARET

It was announced today (23rd January 2009) that multi-award winning comedian, FRANK SKINNER, is to launch the Credit Crunch Cabaret, offering audiences the chance to see acclaimed comics, West End performers and

RICHARD HERRING - THE HEADMASTER'S SON NATIONAL TOUR

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, RICHARD HERRING is to tour his critically-acclaimed show The Headmaster’s Son during 2009. The 39-date tour begins with a two-week run at London’s The

ALEX HORNE BIRDWATCHING

Perrier Award nominee ALEX HORNE is to embark on a 32-date national tour from 1st February 2009. Birdwatching, which played to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, sees ALEX tackle a subject that

RUSSELL KANE - GAPING FLAWS NATIONAL TOUR 2009

Double if.comedy Award nominee and host of BBC Radio 2’s Out To Lunch RUSSELL KANE is to embark on his first national tour. Following the sell-out success of his critically acclaimed stand-up show Gaping Flaws -

RUSSELL HOWARD - DINGLEDODIES

RUSSELL HOWARD, star of BBC TWO’s Mock The Week, will return to venues across the UK this year as he embarks on a 60-date national tour with his new show, Dingledodies. The if.comedy and Barry Award nominee will

AL MURRAY - THE PUB LANDLORD'S BEAUTIFUL BRITISH TOUR

Multi award-winning AL MURRAY, THE PUB LANDLORD is to embark on a spring 2009 tour - making over 65,000 tickets available across 32-dates in the UK & Ireland. Following the critical success of hit primetime
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