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Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
THURSDAY 5 FEBRUARY
Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn has ‘groan’ to like puns.... though he still couldn't eat a whole one. Expect a crash course in personal accountability and have a right old laugh at the same time! Wunderbar!

The Thursday Stand Up Show with Jarlath Regan & Co
THURSDAY 5 FEBRUARY
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Jarlath Regan & Co
Hen & Chicken

Award winning comedian and writer Jarlath Regan has gained a reputation with the industry and audiences for his uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up. He regularly gigs around the UK and  performs warm-up for TV shows such as Mrs Brown’s Boys on BBC1. “Side-splitting stuff” The Metro. Plus support. 

See More Book Tickets £8
Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
FRIDAY 6 FEBRUARY
Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn has ‘groan’ to like puns.... though he still couldn't eat a whole one. Expect a crash course in personal accountability and have a right old laugh at the same time! Wunderbar!

Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
SATURDAY 7 FEBRUARY
Henning Wehn: EINS, ZWEI, DIY (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn has ‘groan’ to like puns.... though he still couldn't eat a whole one. Expect a crash course in personal accountability and have a right old laugh at the same time! Wunderbar!

Stand Up For The Weekend with Dominic Holland & Co
SATURDAY 7 FEBRUARY
Stand Up For The Weekend with Dominic Holland & Co
Hen & Chicken

Novelist and comedian Dominic Holland has performed stand-up for well over 20 years and in his earlier years was compared favourably to such comedy giants as Eddie Izzard and Jerry Seinfeld. Expect well-written observational comedy delivered by a master craftsman. "Invokes tears of laughter and recognition" Chortle. Plus Matt Rees.

See More Book Tickets £12
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Peter White & Co
THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Peter White & Co
Hen & Chicken

Canadian comic Peter White has performed all across North America, including the prestigious Just For Laughs international comedy festival in Montreal, and has written for various television shows, including performing in his own one hour TV special. Plus support.

See More Book Tickets £8
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Katherine Ryan & Co
THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Katherine Ryan & Co
Hen & Chicken

The brilliantly acerbic Katherine Ryan, star of Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and numerous other TV shows, headlines with her distinctively different stand-up mocking celebrity culture and society. Plus guests.

Stand Up For The Weekend with Stuart Goldsmith & Co
SATURDAY 21 FEBRUARY
Stand Up For The Weekend with Stuart Goldsmith & Co
Hen & Chicken

Stuart Goldsmith's infectious banter channels the effortless charisma and quick-fire timing honed over a youth misspent as a street-performer. “Marries pitch-perfect audience repartee with cleverly woven tales of the everyday” The Independent. Plus Tiffany Stevenson and Fin Taylor. 

See More Book Tickets £12
Josie Long: Cara Josephine
SUNDAY 22 FEBRUARY
Josie Long: Cara Josephine
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Josie Long, three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and cult optimist, is back with her most personal show to date - about love and being outdoorsy as a bear. "A passion for ideas and creativity… this is a lovely show" The Guardian

Josie Long: Cara Josephine (4pm matinee show)
SUNDAY 22 FEBRUARY
Josie Long: Cara Josephine (4pm matinee show)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

THIS IS A 4PM MATINEE SHOW

Josie Long, three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and cult optimist, is back with her most personal show to date - about love and being outdoorsy as a bear. "A passion for ideas and creativity… this is a lovely show" The Guardian

See More Book Tickets £15
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Stephen Grant & Co
THURSDAY 26 FEBRUARY
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Stephen Grant & Co
Hen & Chicken

Stephen Grant possesses an energy and intellect which, when combined, make for dynamite comedy.  His speed and dynamism create a magical energy which has audiences rapt and hanging on his every word. “Consummate comedian” Time Out. Plus guests.

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Christian O'Connell: Breaking Dad (UK Tour)
FRIDAY 27 FEBRUARY
Christian O'Connell: Breaking Dad (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken

10-times Sony Award winning Christian O'Connell (Absolute Radio) takes to the road in his highly anticipated debut stand-up tour, following sell out runs at the 2013 and 2014 Edinburgh Fringe.

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Stand Up For The Weekend with Steve Hall & Co
SATURDAY 28 FEBRUARY
Stand Up For The Weekend with Steve Hall & Co
Hen & Chicken

As a solo live performer Steve Hall has provided the support for Russell Howard on his sell-out national tours Adventures, Dingledodies and the 2009 arena tour Big Rooms And Belly Laughs. "This is stand-up as it should be: snappy and smart, occasionally nasty, and always funny" The List

See More Book Tickets £12
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Angela Barnes & Co
THURSDAY 5 MARCH
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Angela Barnes & Co
Hen & Chicken

Angela Barnes and her witty world view have been catapulted onto numerous radio and television shows including appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News and a full series of Channel 4's Stand Up For The Week in 2013. "Brilliantly funny" Sarah Millican. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £8
John Robins: This Tornado Loves You (Solo Show)
FRIDAY 6 MARCH
John Robins: This Tornado Loves You (Solo Show)
Hen & Chicken

Following his critically acclaimed sell-out Fringe run in 2014, John Robins is back with his latest solo offering. The Bristolian storyteller and XFM presenter brings a show about love and happiness. "Fantastically entertaining" Chortle

See More Book Tickets £12
John Robins: This Tornado Loves You (Solo Show)
SATURDAY 7 MARCH
John Robins: This Tornado Loves You (Solo Show)
Hen & Chicken

Following his critically acclaimed sell-out Fringe run in 2014, John Robins is back with his latest solo offering. The Bristolian storyteller and XFM presenter brings a show about love and happiness. "Fantastically entertaining" Chortle

See More Book Tickets £12
Katherine Ryan plus guests
SUNDAY 8 MARCH
Katherine Ryan plus guests
Hen & Chicken

RESCHEDULED SHOW FROM THURSDAY 19 FEBRUARY

The brilliantly acerbic Katherine Ryan, star of Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and numerous other TV shows, headlines with her distinctively different stand-up mocking celebrity culture and society. Plus guests.

The Thursday Stand Up Show with Roger Monkhouse & Co
THURSDAY 12 MARCH
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Roger Monkhouse & Co
Hen & Chicken

Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience. Plus guests.

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Stand Up For The Weekend with Sully O'Sullivan & Co
SATURDAY 14 MARCH
Stand Up For The Weekend with Sully O'Sullivan & Co
Hen & Chicken

Multi award-winning exponent of interactive standup Sully O’Sullivan has been declared a highlight of numerous international comedy festivals with his booming self confidence and no-nonsense delivery. “A vitriol which makes Richard Dawkins look like the Archbishop of Canterbury.” The Scotsman. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12
Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee (UK Tour)
SUNDAY 15 MARCH
Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

After covering weighty issues like death, love, religion and spam javelins, Richard Herring, "The King of Edinburgh" (The List), is in a frivolous mood with this show about daftness. "A new Richard Herring show is a never-ending cause for delight" The List

See More Book Tickets £15.5
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember (Tour)
THURSDAY 19 MARCH
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember (Tour)
Bristol Old Vic Theatre

TOUR EXTENSION

In this brand new show, John Shuttleworth ("Sheffield's funniest man" The Times) will perform classic tunes such as Two Margarines and I Can't Go Back To Savoury Now as well as new ditties like Bitter Sweet Memories and Relatives In Rotherham.  

The Thursday Stand Up Show with Tom Allen & Co
THURSDAY 19 MARCH
The Thursday Stand Up Show with Tom Allen & Co
Hen & Chicken

Raconteur and comedian Tom Allen is a wonderfully laconic anecdotalist. No one has Tom Allen’s skewed view of the world, his unique storytelling ability or his ability to be both young and old, insider and outsider, confident and fearful. Plus guests.

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Stand Up For The Weekend with Keith Farnan & Co
SATURDAY 21 MARCH
Stand Up For The Weekend with Keith Farnan & Co
Hen & Chicken

Keith Farnan is on the rise. Since appearing on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, he has starred at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and filmed a special for the Canadian Comedy Network. “Brilliant, thought-provoking and laugh out loud funny” Time Out. Plus guests. 

See More Book Tickets £12
The Thursday Stand Up Show with David Trent & Co
THURSDAY 26 MARCH
The Thursday Stand Up Show with David Trent & Co
Hen & Chicken

David Trent is a hugely original comedian who uses multi-media extensively in his performances, offering up high energy commentary on celebrity culture. Must be seen to be believed. "A creator of bold, category-defying comedy." The Stage. Plus guests.

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Stand Up For The Weekend with Zoe Lyons & Co
SATURDAY 28 MARCH
Stand Up For The Weekend with Zoe Lyons & Co
Hen & Chicken

Terrifically charismatic Zoe Lyons takes a sideways view of life, picking out the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines which she delivers with tremendous energy. “Enthusiastic, likeable, a razor-sharp talent…animated, likeable and confident…” The Scotsman. Plus guests.

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Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
WEDNESDAY 1 APRIL
Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger, Tim Vine, returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. It's time to put the satire on hold and watch a grown man act the goat. Come along and enjoy the nonsense. "Must-see manic hilarity" Edinburgh Reporter

Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
THURSDAY 2 APRIL
Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger, Tim Vine, returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. It's time to put the satire on hold and watch a grown man act the goat. Come along and enjoy the nonsense. "Must-see manic hilarity" Edinburgh Reporter

Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
FRIDAY 3 APRIL
Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger, Tim Vine, returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. It's time to put the satire on hold and watch a grown man act the goat. Come along and enjoy the nonsense. "Must-see manic hilarity" Edinburgh Reporter

Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (4pm matinee show)
SATURDAY 4 APRIL
Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (4pm matinee show)
REDGRAVE THEATRE

THIS IS AN EXTRA 4PM MATINEE SHOW.

First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger, Tim Vine, returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. It's time to put the satire on hold and watch a grown man act the goat. Come along and enjoy the nonsense. "Must-see manic hilarity" Edinburgh Reporter

Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
SATURDAY 4 APRIL
Tim Vine: Tim Timinee Tim Timinee Tim Tim To You (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

First stand-up tour in 4 years, the punslinger, Tim Vine, returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing. It's time to put the satire on hold and watch a grown man act the goat. Come along and enjoy the nonsense. "Must-see manic hilarity" Edinburgh Reporter

Tom Stade: Decisions, Decisions (Tour extension)
SUNDAY 19 APRIL
Tom Stade: Decisions, Decisions (Tour extension)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

TOUR EXTENSION

The free-thinking philosopher Tom Stade returns to ponder timeless questions and reflect upon life’s choices and decisions. Incisive, comedy with the usual sprinkling of Stade magic and expertly-crafted mayhem. A true master of his craft.

See More Book Tickets £16
Susan Calman: Lady Like (UK Tour)
WEDNESDAY 27 MAY
Susan Calman: Lady Like (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Exquisite comedy from Susan Calman, as seen and heard on The News Quiz, Calman is Convicted (Best Radio Comedy 2013 – Writers Guild Award), QI, Have I Got News For You, Fresh Meat and Would I Lie To You. “Confident, compact…cracking.”  London Evening Standard

See More Book Tickets £14
Patrick Monahan: Adventures In Monahan Land
FRIDAY 5 JUNE
Patrick Monahan: Adventures In Monahan Land
Hen & Chicken

Following another sell out run at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival, Patrick Monahan will be on tour across the UK from February 2015 with his brand new, energetically witty and charming family show. Expect plenty of playful audience interaction from this loveable the Irish/Iranian Teessider.

See More Book Tickets £12


Stand Up For The Weekend
with Markus Birdman & Co this Saturday

Markus BirdmanSaturday 31 January 8.45pm £12

 MARKUS BIRDMAN

with PHIL WANG
plus compere CLINT EDWARDS

"A consummate comic…. energetic, engaging, thought-provoking and funny." The Stage

Hugely experienced Markus Birdman is a highly regarded comedian who has travelled all over the world offering up his distinctive brand of storytelling comedy.

“Delightfully comic. Controversial, personal and wickedly punchy.” The List

“Engagingly mixes the silly and the downright wrong.” Chortle

“Second to none.” Adelaide Advertiser

Phil Wangwith PHIL WANG

"His technique is flawless and his observations astute" Chortle

Winner of the 2010 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year Award and Comedy Central's Funniest Student Award 2011, Phil Wang is rapidly making a name for himself as “a very promising up-and-comer” (The Independent) with clever lines and a trademark laid-back style.

As seen on BBC2's The Rob Brydon Show and Radio 4's Fresh From The Fringe.

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