The Last Laugh: The best comedy events on Skiddle

We are back with Last Laugh for October, where we look at all the best comedy events on Skiddle in the coming months and through to the end of the year; check them out below!

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 5th Oct 2023

The spooky season is approaching, but whilst many are looking to give themselves a fright in the coming weeks, why not change the vibe up a bit and settle for some laughs at a Stand-Up Comedy gig instead; your heart will thank you at least! You could be sat down with a bev, in a room of like-minded people, watching some of the funniest people in the country perform their latest sets. if Halloween isn't for you, these gigs will be excellent alternatives. 

So it's good news that right here on Skiddle, we've got a huge variety of UK comedy shows for you to go and do exactly that.

We've got an awesome day of comedy in featuring some of the biggest names in the Biz coming to Carmarthen; a night of comedy in a converted church in Chester courtesy of the Comedians Club Chester; and we've also got some huge names, like Kae Kurd, Stephen Bailey, and Josh Jones, touring the country with their latest hours. Basically, we've got all the gigs to satiate your comedic needs.

So scroll down, check out this month's Last Laugh, and make sure to secure your tickets in the boxes provided!



The Comedy Cabaret - Glasgow

When: Friday 6th October 2023

Where: The Comedy Cabaret Glasgow Blackfriars Of Bell St in Glasgow

A legendary night of Comedy in Glaswegian surrounds, The Comedy Cabaret, has moved venues after its previous venue was sold, and they are back with their regular Friday Show for the foreseeable. But, for their first show in Blackfriars, they are bringing in some special comics to celebrate.

Heading up the lineup is none other than the inaugural winner of Best Headliner at the Scottish Comedy Awards, Gary Little. Gary is a legend in Scotland and is a referenced inspiration in Kevin Bridges' autobiography. Also on the bill is Scottish Comedian Of The Year finalist, Paul McDaniel, bringing his iconic deadpan irony; as well as the inaugural winner of Outstanding Contribution to Comedy at The Scottish Comedy Awards, Viv Gee. It's a lineup of Scottish comedic excellence, that you cannot miss!


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Proper Comedy with Milton Jones

When: Sunday 5th November 2023

Where: Propyard in Bristol

The next Proper Comedy night at Bristol's institution is Propyard is with none other than the king of one-liners and certified oddball Milton Jones!

A regular on Mock the Week, Milton has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Live at the Apollo and has headlined Dave’s One Night Stand, leaving laughter in his wake wherever he steps foot. And his next stop? Propyard; bringing you a comedy night that will leave you in stitches (the good kind, of course). Secure those tickets now, these Propyard comedy nights are among the best Bristol has to offer!


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The CCC with Dan Nightingale

When: Saturday 14th October 2023

Where: St Marys Creative Space in Chester

The Comedians Club Chester is one of the best new comedy clubs in the North West. Laughter pours out of the incredible converted church that is St Mary's Creative Space for one Saturday every month and the gigs are hosted by one half of the Have A Word Podcast, Dan Nightingale. at least when he's not out on tour (as he is for this one.) 

This time around though, you won't be missing him (sorry Dan), as you've got the incredible Danny McLoughlin as step-in MC, with the likes of midlands deadpan specialist, Matt Bragg; Italian-Irish Fringe-award nominated rising star, Vittorio Angelone; and seasoned cult comic hero, Rob Rouse closing the bill. It's going to be a cracker in Chester, grab your tickets now!


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Proper Comedy with Angelos Epithemiou, Andrew Bird & Olivia Lee

When: Sunday 3rd December 2023

Where: Propyard in Bristol

The final Proper Comedy night at Propyard before Christmas will see yet another stellar lineup of comedians take the stage, with the awesome Angelos Epithemiou headlining. Unwitting star of Shooting Stars (BBC2), Dave’s One Night Stand and Channel 4’s The Angelos Epithemiou Show, cult favourite Angelos Epithemiou takes a giant leap into the spotlight yet again in this shambolic, weird and wonderful show.

Hosting the night will be Manc funny man Harry Stachini, with both Andrew Bird and Olivia Lee also doing thier sets to get the rooms bubbling with laughter, this night at Propyard looks set to be a stormer, grab your tickets now!


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COBO: Comedy Shutdown Black History Month Special - Bradford

When: Friday 6th October 2023

Where: The Studio in Bradford

Bringing a Black History Month Special to a venue near you, COBO: Comedy Shutdown are coming to Bradford this weekend, and it's going to be an evening of rip-roaring, back-slapping belly laughs!

The night sees Kyrah Gray (Netflix, Comedy Central Live), Loyiso Gola (Live At The Apollo, Comedy Central), Trixx (Stand Up Comedian & Web Star From Toronto), and Clayton Jones (Last Minute Comedian of Year, English Comedian of the Year Finalist). It’s a comedy night that is not only packed to the brim with jokes but also celebrates the vast array of comedic talent throughout Black History Month.

So grab your tickets and head down for a night of good vibes!


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Good Ship Comedy presents Catherine Bohart

When: Friday 15th December 2023

Where: The Birds in London

Catherine Bohart has quickly become one of the most sought-after comedians in the UK and Ireland. Her first two shows - Immaculate and Lemon - were autobiographical pieces about her life as the bisexual, OCD daughter of a Catholic deacon and an attempt to smash stereotypes around sex, sexuality and relationships. They set the foundation for her fast rise up the comedy ranks, a hugely deft writer and utterly beguiling performer, Catherine is fast becoming an unmissable comedy prospect.

Don't miss her visit to London in December, tickets are below!


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The Laughienda Comedy Club Preston - Josh Jones

When: Wednesday 1st November 2023

Where: The Continental in Preston

Mancunian ray of sunshine, Josh Jones is the one of the most original voices to emerge from the North-West in recent years. From being nominated for Best Newcomer at Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his critically acclaimed sell-out show 'Waste of Space', to being a finalist for the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award, which he subsequently went on to judge on BBC Three, Josh is a superstar in the making and this night at The Continental in Preston is an amazing chance to see him in action.

Joining him on the bill is the winner of Leicester Mercury Comedian 2018, Jack Gleadow; the hysterically sarcastic and deadpan, Alex Stringer; the whimsical oddity that is Paul Campbell; and resident host Jack Kelly. It's going to be a blast, get your tickets now!


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Festival of Comedy: Carmarthen

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Carmarthen Showground in Carmarthen

After 3 years of sold-out shows in Newport, the team at The Giggling Goat are bringing the Festival of Comedy to Carmarthen Showground for a day of some of the very best comics around as a part of their Winter Series.

The day will be headlined by the incredible Russell Kane alongside a stacked lineup including Flo & Joan, Hal Cruttenden, Noise Next Door and many more. A night of guaranteed belly ache, grab your tickets now!


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Myra Dubois: Be Well

When: Thursday 19th October 2023

Where: Old Fire Station in Carlisle

Fresh from a barnstorming run at the Edinburgh Fringe where she left audiences in physical pain from laughter with her ‘take no prisoners’ brand of rapid-fire comedy; the “acid-tongued, funny to the bone” Time Out, Myra DuBois lays her healing hands on the masses in this; her wellness sermon.

With her passion for compassion and flair for giving care, Myra DuBois uses the show to call out to the disadvantaged, downtrodden and tyrannised of the world with her manifesto for mental health: AdMyrism! But are you ready to receive the call? 


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CLOSEUP COMEDY at Herberts Yard with Stephen Bailey

When: Wednesday 4th October 2023

Where: Herberts Yard in Birmingham

Stephen Bailey headlines this much-anticipated edition of Birmingham's beloved comedy night, CLOSEUP COMEDY, this Autumn at Herberts Yard. Stephen is a proud northern, working-class, gay man with an indecorous brand of gossipy humour that has singled him out as one of the UK’s most sought-after talents, and won him multiple award nominations.

Supporting him on stage is a run of equally excellent comics, those being one-half of the Mild High Club Pod, Dean Coughlin; British Comedian of the Year Finalist '22, Jojo Sutherland; and resident Closeup Comedy host and one-half of Dead Men Talking Pod, Freddy Quinne. Grab your tickets below!


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Ed Night: Rise And Smile

When: Thursday 23rd November 2023

Where: Club 45 @Blackfriars in Glasgow

Crazy talented comedian Ed Night is on his debut tour with an hour of new stand-up that is causing many a bruised funny bone up and down the country. An Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, The Times Pick of the Fringe, The Scotsman Critics' Pick of the Fringe, as well as being seen on Comedy Central's Roast Battle, ABC Australia, BBC2, BBC3, and so much more.

Grab tickets now!


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Frog and Bucket Comedy Night at the Fat Bird

When: Friday 27th October 2023

Where: Fat Bird in Wigan

Fatbird Live Lounge proudly presents comedy night in association with the Mancunian Comedy institution which is the Frog and Bucket. Coming along is a stream of four excellent comics, representing both Manchester and beyond. The Midlands are bringing along both up-and-comer Jacob Nussey and seasoned cult comic Karen Bayley; Also coming up to Wigan is the winner of South Coast Comedian Of The Year in 2019, Dinesh Nathan, and then finally, flying the flag for Manchester and the Frog is Brennan Reece, who is quite simply a comedian you cannot miss. 

Grab tickets now!


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.