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An Evening With Noel Fielding 2014 tour dates

An Evening With Noel Fielding 2014 tour dates

It’s been a while since the Mighty Boosh tours took Noel Fielding’s surreal comedy mix on the road and while the Boosh is now no more and Fielding is sans one Julian Barratt he’s still keeping the dream alive with his upcoming winter 2014 tour dates entitled, An Evening With Noel Fielding. It’s definitely not(…)

Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint) 2014 tour dates

Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint) 2014 tour dates

Dave Gorman has been a PowerPoint loving mentalist for as long as we can remember and he’s about to whip out the presentation package once again for his new show, Dave Gorman Gets Straight To The Point* (The PowerPoint). Setting up in October, November and December 2014, the winter tour dates see the comedian and(…)

Michael Palin tour 2014

Michael Palin tour 2014

Michael Palin will be embarking on one of his most wide-ranging and equally close-to-home journeys as he sets off around the UK for his 2014 tour, looking back on 25 years travelling the globe. The tour is scheduled to coincide with the publication of the third volume of his diary, but with 21 destination throughout(…)

Paul Foot gigs and tour dates

Paul Foot gigs and tour dates

Before watching the first episode of the 24th series of Never Mind the Buzzcocks (we like to be accurate), we hadn’t heard word of comedian Paul Foot and his mental take on everything. However, it turns out that his stand-up is just as funny as his attempt to psych out Lee from Steps on Buzzcocks,(…)

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 stand up comedy preview

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 stand up comedy preview

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is just about to get underway, so to give you a bit of a preview of some of the best comedy acts to choose from out of the 270 options throughout the 25 day festival, here’s our top picks. The Fringe will be taking place between the 1st and the 25th(…)

New Comedian of the Year 2014

New Comedian of the Year 2014

The New Comedian of the Year 2014 will be returning to the Leicester Square Theatre later this year to give some of the nation’s finest unknown comedy talent a chance to square off with their best one liners, comic anecdotes and mad rants until someone’s crowned the winner. With Rob Beckett and Funmbi Omotaya as(…)

Rhys Darby, Mr Adventure 2014 UK tour dates

Rhys Darby, Mr Adventure 2014 UK tour dates

Rhys Darby will be touching down in the U of K for another set of tour dates in 2014 and this time around he’s going all Bear Grylls on our collective asses as he channels the outdoors-man spirit of the wanderer general in his new show, Mr Adventure. It’s been a couple of years since(…)

Penn and Teller live 2014 UK dates

Penn and Teller live 2014 UK dates

It’s been a while since Penn and Teller initially brought their mind warping combination of comedy and magic to the masses and to be honest we’ve missed them. The good news

Monty Python live tickets on sale for the O2, London

Monty Python live tickets on sale for the O2, London

In terms of stand-up comedy news it doesn’t get much bigger than the reformation of the Monty Python gang live, short of Mitch Hedberg, Richard Prior and Bill Hicks being resurrected from the other side for a one-off show at Madison Square Gardens. John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin are(…)

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