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Comedy

Musical comedian Silky

Burning Duck Comedy Club takes the Silky route to laughter at the Black Swan Inn in York

Arthur Smith

Cheer up. Grumpy Old Man Arthur Smith can't wait to meet Yorkshire grumps at York Literature Festival

Comedian Gary Delaney

There's something about comedian Gary Delaney. Find out what it is on Thursday in York

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan in Kathbum. Picture: Idil Sukan

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan makes York Barbican debut on Saturday

Sitting Room headline act David Trent

David Trent tops February 4 bill at The Sitting Room Comedy Club at Monkbar Hotel in York

London comedian Hal Cruttenden

Gag of the Week Hal Cruttenden, Straight Outta Cruttenden, The Duchess, Hyena Lounge Comedy Club, York, February 2

Irish comedian Ed Byrne

Review: Ed Byrne, Outside Looking In, Grand Opera House, York, January 24

Comedian Johm Kearns

John Kearns to headline The Not So Late Show at new Leeds home of The Wardrobe

Luisa Omielan

Luisa Omielan to open Saturday Night Lounge comedy bill at The Duchess in York

Comedian Vince Atta

Review: Vince Atta, Burning Duck Comedy Club, The Black Swan, York, January 12

Saturday Night Lounge headliner Carl Hutchinson

Carl Hutchinson and Mitch Benn head for Saturday Night Lounge at The Duchess in York this weekend

London comedian Stephen K Amos

London comic Stephen K Amos on tour at Pocklington and Leeds in The Laughter Master show

Oddsocks Productions in The Legend Of King Arthur

Oddsocks bring anarchic comedy to ambitious re-telling Arthurian legend at Rowntree Theatre

Comedian Vince Atta

Burning Duck comedy promoter Al Greaves signs up top target Vince Atta for January 12 gig in York

Paul Sinha, headline act at The Sitting Room Comedy Club on January 14eadliner

Paul Sinha to headline first Sitting Room Comedy Club gig of 2016 at Monkbar Hotel in York

Michael Lambourne as Nick Carraway in The Guild of Misrule's The Great Gatsby at The Fleeting Arms

Charles Hutchinson makes his pick of the arts and culture events of 2015

Irish comedian Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne's new show, Outside, Looking In, is the most personal of his two-decade career

Burning Duck comedy club headliner Peter Brush

A Brush with comedy at Burning Duck's Tuesday fundraiser for York Arc Light Hostel

Comedian Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner announces North Yorkshire date

York performance poet Henry Raby

Freestone and Raby host Friday's Say Owt Slam # 7 poetry slam at City Screen Basement in York

Ross Noble on a visit to the Ron Cooke Hub at the University of York

Randomist Ross Noble settles on September 27 2016 date for Brain Dump gig at York Barbican

The Duke's Comedy Night host Daniel Triscott

Duke's Comedy Night lines up January show hosted by York's adopted Cornishman Daniel Triscott

James Berrett as Elf 30046 in The Night Before Christmas. Picture: Amy Charles

Review: The Night Before Christmas, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, until January 2

Roy Chubby Brown

Gag of the Week: Roy Chubby Brown, Don’t Get Fit Get Fat!, York Barbican, tonight

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Fleur East

CD review: Fleur East, Love, Sax & Flashbacks (Syco) ***

The Hyena Lounge four: Alun Cochrane, Alex Boardman, Danny Deagan and Barry Dodds

Hyena Lounge Comedy Club lines up New Year's Eve Special with Alaun Cochrane at The Duchess

Channel 5 Seasonal Movie

Louise Jones's parody of Christmas movie traditions and tropes switches to The Drama Barn

Carly Smallman: "wonderfully filthy songs"

Carly Smallman booked to headline Burning Duck Comedy Club in York next Tuesday

Rob Newman: The Brain Show heads for Selby Town Hall

Can brain scans read our minds, asks comedian Rob Newman in The Brain Show at Selby Town Hall

Andrew O'Neill

Comedy night to be held at York hotel

Scottish comedian Larry Dean

Expect pearls of Dean as Scottish comedian headlines Saturday Night Lounge in York

Jimeoin apes Andy Warhol's famous Elvis portraits

Irishman Jimeoin turns cowboy comedian to shoot from the lip at York Barbican next February

Barnsley bard Ian McMillan

Red Rose joins White Rose as northern poets Roger McGough and Ian McMillan play first gig on same bill in 30 years in York

Peter Baxter, left, and Henry Blofeld, Rogues On The Road. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Review: Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter, Rogues On The Road, Helmsley Arts Centre, November 20

Rogues on the road: Peter Baxter, left, and Henry Blofeld. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Not just cricket as "Rogue" raconteurs Blofeld and Baxter swap commentary box for Helmsley stage

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Lobstar: Tom Wrigglesworth

Ouch! Yorkshire comic Tom Wrigglesworth fights off lobster attack to play Saturday Night Lounge in York

The Great Yorkshire Fringe founder and director Martin Witts

Great Yorkshire Fringe to return to York next July for longer festival with big comedy names and extra venues

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Comedian Bill Bailey

Review: Bill Bailey, Limboland, Scarborough Spa Grand Hall.

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue's Tim Brooke-Taylor, back left, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer and chairman Jack Dee

Review: I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Grand Opera House, York, Thursday

Comedian Julian Clary

Julian marks 30 years of camp Clary comedy in The Joy Of Mincing next spring in Harrogate and Leeds

A suitably glum-looking Toby Jameson

Comedy tour shows cancelled at The Duchess but Saturday Night Lounge should be a cracker

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Comedian Bill Bailey

Comedian Bill Bailey contemplates a life in Limboland in Scarborough and York

James Acaster

Review: James Acaster: Represent, Hyena Lounge Comedy Club, The Duchess, York, November 6

Comedian Alan Davies. Picture: Tony Briggs

Review: Alan Davies, Little Victories, Grand Opera House, York, November 4

Kettering comedian James Acaster

In the dock with...comedian James Acaster, whose new show Represent takes him to a trial

Kettering comedian James Acaster

Court in the act as comedian James Acaster does jury service in his new show Represent

Irish comedian Sean Hughes

Irish comedian Sean Hughes is in two minds about his new show Mumbo Jumbo. Find out why...

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Irish comedian Dara O Briain

Irish comic Dara O Briain will discuss awkward conversations and angel therapy at York Barbican

Steve Gribbin

Skint Video's Steve Gribbin to play Saturday Night Lounge comedy gig at The Duchess in York

Help is at hand for comedian Patrick Kielty in Pocklington

Irish comedian Patrick Kielty seeks help at Pocklington Arts Centre on Saturday

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