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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

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

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

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...

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

Comedian Alan Davies. Picture: Tony Briggs

Comedian Alan Davies swaps QI teasing for Little Victories and family dramas at Grand Opera House

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan in Kathbum. Picture: Idil Sukan

Canadian comic Katherine Ryan signs up for York Barbican debut next January

Scottish joker Frankie Boyle

Review: Frankie Boyle: Hurt Like You've Never Been Loved, York Barbican, October 24

Mark Anderson's Kinetic Flowers, part of Trophic Cascade's Illuminati Botanica at Illuminating York. Picture: Frank Dwyer

Tenth anniversary of Illuminating York opens tomorrow with festival trail and garden of lights

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

All Clued up for BBC Radio 4 panel show recording at Grand Opera House in York

Daniel Tong and Krysia Osostowicz

Review: Krysia Osostowicz (violin) & Daniel Tong (piano), York Concerts, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, October 21

Frankie Boyle

Gag of the Week

Russell Hicks

American comedy tip for the top Russell Hicks to play Saturday Night Lounge in York

Al Greaves, promoter of York's Burning Duck Comedy Club

Review: Burning Duck Comedy Club 1st Anniversary Show, The Black Swan, York, October 13

Canadian comic Stewart Francis

Stewart Francis will be in a Pun Gent state when Canada's one-liner comic plays York Barbican


Comedians Beardyman and Nick Helm bring new shows to Hyena Lounge Comedy Club in York

Festival Of The Spoken Nerd

Show of the Week: Festival Of The Spoken Nerd: Just For Graphs, York Barbican, Saturday, 8pm

Dan Nightingale

Dan Nightingale to top the bill at Burning Duck Comedy Club

See more of Seymour Mace at the Burning Duck Comedy Club

Just A Quickie with...Al Greaves, promoter of York's Burning Duck Comedy Club, whose first anniversary falls on Tuesday

Freddie Flintoff, cricketer and raconteur

Review Freddie Flintoff, Second Innings, Hull City Hall; also playing Grand Opera House, York, tomorrow .

Reece Dinsdale as Richard III. Picture: Anthony Robling

Only One Question for...Yorkshire actor Reece Dinsdale, who is playing Richard III at the West Yorkshire Playhouse

Justin Moorhouse's tour Polaroid picture

Destiny calling for comedian Justin Moorhouse in new tour show at Hyena Lounge Comedy Club

Jamali Maddix

Comedy superstar in the making Jamali Maddix plays Hyena Lounge in York this weekend

Son of York Ian Stroughair as West End drag queen Velma Celli

West End cabaret star Velma Celli heads home to York for Thomas's show tonight

Comedian and auctioneer Sean Kelly

American auctioneer and comedian Sean Kelly to play Hyena Lounge on debut British tour

Ruby Wax

Review: Ruby Wax: New Sane World, Grand Opera House, York, September 14

Comedian Doc Brown

Comedian Doc Brown to play rearranged gig at Hyena Lounge Comedy Club in York

Comedian Liam Pickford

Edinburgh Fringe successes Liam Pickford and Seymour Mace to top Burning Duck bills in York

Tom Taylor, Sitting Room Comedy promoter and winner of the 2015 Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year final in York. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Great Yorkshire Fringe competition winner Tom Taylor re-launches Sitting Room Comedy night at Monkbar Hotel in York

Tom Stade

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Tom Stade, The White Rose Rotunda, York, August 1

The cast for The Room: The Musical

Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Room: The Musical, Theatre, The Tea Pot, York, July 31

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Glenn Wool: Creator, I Am But A Pawn, The Turn Pot, York, August 2

Paul Merton at the Great Yorkshire Fringe in York last Friday. Picture: Kippa Matthews

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Paul Merton's Impro Chums, White Rose Rotunda, York, July 31

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, Morgan and West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kids (and Childish Grown-Ups!), The Turn Pot, York, August 2

Review: Great Yorkshire Fringe, The Kagools, White Rose Rotunda, York, August 1

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