Comedy Gig Guide

They say that laughter is the best medicine, so dose yourself up with a night spent in the presence of some of the finest comedians, coming to a town near you.

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Kevin Bridges: Brand New Tour

Scotland’s biggest comedy export, Kevin Bridges, returns after three years away from the stage with a highly anticipated tour of brand new material, witty anecdotes and punchlines which’ll leave you hurting.

Various Dates Buy Tickets

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Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me

The undeniable queen of British television, Joanna Lumley, is embarking on her first ever live tour and you need to be there. Taking audiences through her career, from the hilarious highs to the laughable lows, she’ll recount never heard before stories and answer your questions for a unique and unforgettable evening.

O2 Guildhall Southampton: Friday 2 November Buy Tickets

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Jason Manford

Though one of Britain’s most-loved comedians, it’s been years since Jason was on stage doing his belly-laughing stand-up. Fortunately he’s back with new show, Muddle Class, which sees him discussing the changes of growing up, all delivered with his amiable charm and captivating wit.

O2 Guildhall Southampton: Friday 1 March Buy Tickets

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A F#cked Up Evening with the Trailer Park Boys

The Trailer Park Boys' hilarious, madcap antics and loveable characters on their TV show have earned them a worldwide, dedicated following and they’re transforming the show from screen to stage this September. Expect the boys to be at their finest (and drunkest) as they pack in as much partying as possible.

O2 Academy Brixton: Tuesday 18 September Buy Tickets

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Ross Noble

Geordie Joker, Ross Noble is back with a new stand-up show, where he'll be dancing, prancing and laughing about the stage with all the weird and wonderful things that fill his mind. A household name in the comedy scene, he's appeared on QI, Have I Got News For You and many more comedy favourites, so don't miss out on seeing him in the flesh.

O2 Apollo Manchester: Friday 30 November Buy Tickets

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Stewart Francis

There's no man that knows a pun quite like Stewart Francis. He's become the master of the one-liners and has enjoyed worldwide success with his quick wit and hilarious punch lines. Having extended his UK tour into 2019, Into The Punset will in fact be his last ever tour, as he retires from the road next year. Make sure you see the man live before we're left with a pun-shaped hole in our hearts.

O2 Guildhall Southampton: Saturday 8 June Buy Tickets

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The Midnight Beast

Initially rising to fame with their comical covers of pop hits, The Midnight Beast have gone on to conquer the TV world, as well as selling out tours across the UK. Back with their third record, The Album Nobody Asked For, they're hitting the road to bring their tongue-in-cheek humour nationwide.

O2 Academy Birmingham: Friday 21 September Buy Tickets

O2 ABC Glasgow: Saturday 22 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Islington: Wednesday 26 September Buy Tickets

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James 'Murr' Murray

Famed for his hilarious antics in hit TV show, Impractical Jokers, James 'Murr' Murray has now taken his hand to writing stories, with his new thriller 'Awakened' being his first venture into fiction. Coming over to the UK in September, he'll be reading his favourite chapters to the crowd, taking part in a Q&A and there will also be plenty of silliness.

O2 Institute Birmingham: Saturday 1 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Newcastle: Sunday 2 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Islington: Monday 3 September Buy Tickets

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Luisa Omielan

Luisa Omielan is taking her highly anticipated third stand-up instalment ‘Politics for Bitches’ on the road. Tackling hard-hitting topics such as the NHS, education, government, bereavement and palliative care, the show will be an honest and frank discussion adorned in Luisa’s signature comedy style.

Various Dates Buy Tickets

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The Two Mikes - Christmas Party

Most people want to forget their Christmas parties, but not this one. Talk Sport’s funniest duo, The Two Mikes are returning to O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire this December for an evening of festive fun, following the huge success of last year’s event.

O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire: Sunday 16 December Buy Tickets

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Miz Cracker

New York Drag Queen, Miz Cracker found fame on the 10th season of Ru Paul's Drag Race and has been slaying it across the globe ever since. Following a phenomenal performance at 10's Across The Board, she's returning for her One Woman Show, flaunting her fabulous style of comedy and glamour for a night you won't forget.

O2 Academy Newcastle: Thursday 24 January Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Leeds: Saturday 26 January Buy Tickets

O2 Ritz Manchester: Sunday 27 January Buy Tickets

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Kurupt FM

To celebrate the final series of the critically acclaimed, two-time BAFTA winning documentary, People Just Do Nothing, Kurupt FM are heading out on their last ever tour... probably. Bringing pure kuruption to venues across the country, join MC Grindah, DJ Beats, Steves, Chabuddy G, Decoy and Fantasy one final time, for a mix of garage, grime, drum & bass, bashment and  some very special guests.

O2 Academy Oxford: Friday 9 November Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bristol: Friday 16 November Buy Tickets

O2 Forum Kentish Town: Wednesday 21 November Buy Tickets

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Mo Gilligan AKA Mo the Comedian

Combining music with perfectly pitched observational comedy, Mo Gilligan's viral videos have seen praise from the likes of Drake and Stormzy, amongst others. Not just a social media influencer, he's got his own TV show alongside Big Narstie and has quickly become a voice for his generation, truly representing the modern future of British comedy.

O2 Academy Newcastle: Saturday 15 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Liverpool: Thursday 11 October Buy Tickets

O2 Apollo Manchester: Friday 12 October Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Bournemouth: Thursday 18 October Buy Tickets

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Dirty Sanchez - 15 Years of Dirty Sanchez live - feat. Lee Dainton & Matthew Pritchard

Following a successful initial run of live dates, the men behind Dirty Sanchez are back and ready to tell more gruesome and shocking stories from the show. Matt Pritchard and Lee Dainton are celebrating the 15th anniversary of the show by sharing behind the scenes secrets and never before seen footage from MTV’s most chaotic programme. This one isn’t for the fainthearted.

O2 Academy Islington: Tuesday 18 September Buy Tickets

O2 Institute Birmingham: Wednesday 19 September Buy Tickets

O2 ABC Glasgow: Thursday 20 September Buy Tickets

O2 Academy Newcastle: Friday 21 September Buy Tickets

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D John Cooper Clarke

Dr John Cooper Clarke is the poetic punk who's become a living legend in the art and comedy world. His battered notebooks full of words that slide off his tongue in a Salford drawl, he performs with a swagger only seen in the biggest rockstars. His stage shows are one of the most unique and enthralling experiences you can have, so don't deny yourself the pleasure.

O2 Academy Leeds: Saturday 17 November Buy Tickets

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The Lancashire Hotpots

Musical comedy masters, The Lancashire Hotpots recently celebrated their 10th anniversary but their not slowing down anytime soon. With a knack for writing the silliest songs of them all and getting everyone together for a big ol' knees-up, there's nothing quite like a Lancashire Hotpots show.

O2 Academy Liverpool: Friday 7 December Buy Tickets

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Roy 'Chubby' Brown

Despite having a rough start in life, Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown has gone on to become one of the most successful comedians in the world. Back with a new tour, which guarantees to be cheekier than ever with a whole new supply of jokes, he’ll be providing a good old fashioned laugh for those not easily offended.

O2 Academy Newcastle: Saturday 10 November Buy Tickets

O2 Apollo Manchester: Saturday 1 December Buy Tickets