Entourage's Ari Gold plays the UK | Jeremy Piven and the rest of the week's live comedy picks

Entourage's Ari Gold plays the UK

Jeremy Piven and the rest of the week's live comedy picks

The best of the week's live comedy. Use Chortle's search panel to check out our full listings of more than 6,000 events by date and region.

Sunday October 10

PORTSMOUTH: Jayde Adams, who can currently be seen alongside Sophie Willan in BBC Two comedy Alma’s Not Normal, is on the road with her stand-up show The Ballad of Kylie Jenner's Old Face. It was made into the Amazon Prime special Serious Black Jumper, for fear of litigation from the Kardashians, and when Adams debuted it at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe we called it ‘a heady cocktails of jokes, purpose and passion’. It’s at the Portsmouth Guildhall tonight, and other dates are here.

RICHMOND: Also on the road are the QI ‘elves’ behind the No Such Thing As A Fish podcast, offering an evening of entertaining and obscure facts. No Such Thing As A Fish tour dates

Monday October 11

LONDON: Indian comedian Kanan Gill, who has recorded stand-up specials for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, arrives at Soho Theatre for a two-week residency.

LONDON: A typically strong line-up at the Good Ship comedy club at the Colonel Fawcett in Camden features Edinburgh Comedy Award newcomer nominee Janine Harouni, telly regular Rhys James, and more.

Tuesday October 12

LONDON: Dave Chappelle arrives at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith for a run of gig, and under a cloud of controversy over his new Netflix special The Closer, in which he again makes jokes about transgender people.

Wednesday October 13

GLASGOW: It’s almost time to say farewell to the Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour, with Simon Munnery’s passionate but muddle-minded social justice campaigner playing the Stand in Glasgow tonight and Edinburgh tomorrow.

Friday October 15

LONDON: Jeremy Piven, best known for his roles as Ari Gold in Entourage and Harry Selfridge in Mr Selfridge, brings a live show to the Leicester Square today (Tickets) and tomorrow (Tickets). Describing his shows to an interviewer earlier this summer, he said: ‘There’s a lot of craziness that goes on — working on Entourage, stories from that, from my childhood — there’s a lot to play off of. We’re all storytellers. It’s just an honour to be able to do it.’ He's also in Belfast's Ulster Hall on Monday next week, and the Olympia in Dublin the following night.

BIRMINGHAM: The best of the circuit at the Glee club tonight and tomorrow with impish smart-arse Carey Marx, full-on Helen Bauer, skilful Ian Coppinger, and delightful Robin Morgan.

Saturday October 16

NEWCASTLE: The city’s Vertu Motors Arena is hosting a mammoth comedy weekender, with two full days of stand-up today and tomorrow featuring a top line-up of names such as Paul Sinha, Lost Voice Guy, Nina Conti, Fern Brady, Rachel Parris, Daliso Chaponda and so many more...

Published: 10 Oct 2021

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