Gig Watch

Dates and information in general about all of the best forthcoming stand up gigs and tours.

James Acaster – Info on all of James’s gigs from now until December are here:

Stephanie Aird – Lols Live can be caught at the following venues:

Austentatious – Are on the road, and playing London and Edinburgh over the forthcoming months.

Bill Bailey – Is back on tour once again in May and June with his latest show.

Clinton Baptiste – The spoof psychic played by Alex Lowe is on tour in October.

Angela Barnes – Angela’s show Rose Tinted is on tour from now until June.

Cally Beaton – Is playing gigs across the country and then Edinburgh in full in August.

Jack Berry – This superb comedian is also on the road and can be seen across the country until May.

Alasdair Beckett-King – Alasdair’s forthcoming gigs, including a work in progress for his next hour long show, can be found here:

Andrew Bird – This fantastic comedian is on tour right now, so go see him!

Catherine Bohart – This sublime comedian gigs regularly, and info is here:

Fern Brady – Is doing lots of dates in Australia, but details of her Edinburgh show are now online too.

Brighton Comedy Garden – Spread over five nights there’s a fantastic selection of some of the best comedians around appearing, including Bridget Christie, Sean Lock, Tim Key, Rose Matafeo, Sara Pascoe, Ed Gamble, Zoe Lyons and many more –

Jordan Brookes – Jordan is performing two of his previous shows along with a new work in progress over the next two months.

Michael Brunstrom – is performing his new show World Of Sports at various venues, as well as Edinburgh in August –

Scott Capurro – Scott’s currently on tour and can be seen across the country, info is here:

Jessie Cave – The Harry Potter star is performing regularly, more info is here:

Bridget Christie – Is doing four work in progress shows for her new hour in May at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Further info’s here:

Julian Clary – Clary’s latest show, Born To Mince is on the road right now and will be until June –

Mat Ewins – Info on all of Mat’s gigs, podcast appearances and work in progresses are here:

Paul Foot – Paul’s on tour and doing various other gigs up until October, and details are here:

Ed Gamble – Ed is on tour from now until May, and then again in October and November.

Rhod Gilbert – The Book Of Rhod is on tour until the end of July.

The Guilty Feminist – This great podcast can be seen live and dates up until the end of May are here:

Green Man Festival – The line up for the comedy stage is here:

Lost Village Festival – The line up for the comedy stage can be found here:

Sofie Hagen – Sofie’s performing her current show and testing out her next over the coming months.

The Horne Selection – Alex Horne and co are gigging for the next ten months or so.

Reginald D. Hunter – Hunter’s touring Facing The Beast in May and June across the country –

The Lonely Island – One for our US readers now, as Andy Samberg and co are going on their first ever tour.

Eddie Izzard – His latest show, Wunderbar is on the road from September to November.

Jimeoin – Is on tour in October and then early 2020.

Joe Jacobs – Performs regularly in London and sometimes further afield, and dates can be found here:

Spencer Jones – One of our all time favourite comedians, live dates can be found here:

Luke Kempner – The comedian and impressionist is taking his show across the country from September to November.

Harriet Kemsley – Harriet’s new show Slutty Joan can be seen from now up until June.

Micky P. Kerr – The Britain’s Got Talent star can be seen in April and May:

Olga Koch – All of Olga’s gigs are here:

Bert Kreischer – His Body Shots World Tour is stopping off in England in April though only 2 dates are currently not sold out.

Ian Lane – His new show entitled Bodily is out on the road, I saw an early preview late last year and it was already superb stuff then so should be seen by all, and further info is here:

Tony Law – Tony’s Lost Show is on tour from now until May.

Stewart Lee – After taking some time out Lee is back with two new hour long shows, Snowflake and Tornado, which he is performing at the Leicester Square Theatre from October 2019, with some work in progress shows taking place shortly before. More info’s here:

Laura Lexx – All of Laura’s live shows are listed on her website here.

Josie Long – Is taking her Lefty Scum shows with Jonny and the Baptists and Grace Petrie in April.

John Luke-Roberts – His majestically titled show “All I Wanna Do Is [FX: GUNSHOTS] With a [FX: GUN RELOADING] and a [FX: CASH REGISTER] and Perform Some Comedy!” is on tour until June.

Leah Macrae – The star of River City and Gary Tank Commander is performing a mix of stand up and songs in May and June –

Paul Mayhew-Archer – The co-writer of The Vicar Of Dibley is performing stand up for the first time, dates for his shows are here:

Chris McCausland – Star of Live at the Apollo and Comedy Central at The Comedy Store, multi-award-winning comedian Chris McCausland is taking his smash hit Edinburgh Fringe show, Speaky Blinder, around the country for his debut national tour.

Sean McLoughlin – Following a whirlwind year of high-profile tour support slots (Ricky Gervais, Bill Burr, Doug Stanhope), a 2018 Chortle Award nomination and an acclaimed, sell out Edinburgh Fringe run, Sean McLoughlin – ‘The best comedian you haven’t heard of yet.’ (Time Out) – is taking Hail Mary, an hour of masterful stand up, around the UK on a national tour.

Paul Merton’s Impro Chums – Paul, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are on tour from April through to June:

Evelyn Mok – Details on Evelyn’s new work in progress are here:

Jinkx Monsoon – This fantastic musical comedian is on the road in October.

Dylan Moran – His latest show, Dr Cosmos, can be seen all over Europe until the middle of April –

Robin Morgan – His latest show is entitled Honeymoon and dates are here:

Daniel Muggleton – Australian comic Daniel Muggleton runs a monthly gig which is normally at the Backyard Comedy Club which features fellow Australian comics, and the occasional New Zealander, and info about it is here: While Daniel’s new show can be seen at the Brighton Fringe in May:

Simon Munnery – Simon’s show The Wreath is playing across the country until the end of April.

Nick Offerman – Is back in the UK in August and September.

Ardal O’Hanlon – Is touring in October and November –

Henry Paker – I’ve been a fan of the man since 2008 and his latest show is on tour from March 21st.

Sara Pascoe – Sara’s Lads Lads Lads show is being toured right now, and she’s also doing a few other gigs too.

Rachel Parris – Rachel is touring her show It’s Fun To Pretend until April.

Croft and Pearce – Stars of The Croft and Pearce show, they’re touring until May.

Kiri Pritchard-McLean – All of Kiri’s gigs up to the end of May are here:

Steen Raskopoulos – One of our favourite comedians, Steen’s live dates are here.

David Reed – Penny Dreadful’s star David can be seen live on his own, as part of the Comedy Store Players and creating podcasts, with all the info you could ever need here:

Dead Ringers – The cast of the radio show are performing live shows in London in May.

Adam Riches – Adam’s taking The Adam Riches Experience out on the road from May to July.

John Robertson – Is playing across the country in the coming months, you can find out if he’s gigging near you here:

John Robins – John’s new show Hot Shame is debuting at the Edinburgh Festival and then can be seen across the country from September to November.

Suzi Ruffell – Suzi’s latest show, Nocturnal, can be seen from now until May.

Lou Sanders – Details on all of Lou’s gigs from now until October can be found here:

Paul Sinha – Paul’s live dates are up on his site here:

Frank Skinner – Is touring from June until December.

Daniel Sloss – The award winning comedian is playing various venues in Europe in November.

Andy Storey – Gigs all the time, so you’ve no excuse not to see him. Details are here:

Count Arthur Strong – Is on the road this autumn –

Tape Face – Like many comedians is doing Edinburgh and then is on the road afterwards.

Mark Thomas – Is currently touring his show the NHS at 70 until early May –

Tommy Tiernan – Pady Crazy Horse is the title of Tiernan’s show, which can be seen this April at the following venues:

Sindhu Vee – Is on tour in October, November and December, with tickets available via her site.

Felicity Ward – This superb comedian is mostly in Australia for the next couple of months but hopefully will regularly be back in the UK soon.

Henning Wehn – Is touring for the entire year, so surely must be at a venue near you soon.

Jack Whitehall – Jack’s not to my taste but many people like him and hey, maybe this new tour will be better, for info about it go here:

Glenn Wool – Is on tour in April and May with his new show Wool’s Gold II: The Iron Pirate.

This is only a small selection of some of our favourite comedian’s live dates and more will be added soon, and if you’re a comedian / PR / Agent and would like an act featured here please email us at

Alex Finch.


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