Grinners are winners this winter (and beyond) as some of the most hilarious shows on the stand-up comedy circuit land in London and Glasgow
Here's a selection of the best comedy shows guaranteed to send you into fits of giggles - read on to save on tickets
Bill Bailey – Larks in Transit Tour
SEC Armadillo Glasgow, 17 February 2018
Join Bill Bailey as he muses on the lighter side of life on the road over the course of his 20-year career as a touring comedian.
Packed with his trademark musical interludes, surreal tangents and intelligent observations, the show will see him tackle a wide range of subjects, from politics and philosophy to the pursuit of happiness.
Along the way, you’ll also see him fashion a symphony from a ringtone, tell the real story of Old McDonald, and re-imagine the Stars and Stripes in his own inimitable style.
Chris Rock – Total Blackout Tour
The O2 Arena, 27 January 2018Total Blackout is the first major world tour in a decade from Grammy and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock.
Expect to laugh, reflect, and possibly feel some righteous indignation as he tackles subjects that include Donald Trump’s election, the frequent shootings of young black men in the US, and life before, during and after his messy divorce.
One of his generation’s most incendiary speakers, Chris Rock promises to further enhance his reputation as the best in the business.
Jason Manford – Muddle Class
SEC Armadillo Glasgow, 5 May 2018
It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last sell-out stand-up tour, but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.
Muddle Class promises to feature a wealth of new material about his ‘working class’ upbringing in Salford, and the realisation, over the years, that part of him has become distinctly ‘middle class’. Delivered with Jason’s amiable charm and captivating wit, this is a show not to be missed.Book your tickets for Muddle Class here and save with Boundless
John Bishop – Winging It
The O2 Arena, London, 2 and 3 November 2017, and SSE Hydro Glasgow, 17 and 18 November 2017
Three years since his last tour, Liverpudlian live wire John Bishop is back on stage with his long-awaited return. Winging It promises to build on the success of his previous tour, Supersonic, which attracted critical acclaim and was seen by over half a million people.
This new stand-up show will see John reflecting on a variety of experiences over the course of his colourful life, from becoming a dad for the first time to cycling round the world, and from building a successful corporate career to working as a club doorman.Book your tickets for Winging It here and save through Boundless
Michael McIntyre – Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour
SSE Hydro Glasgow, 15 and 16 June 2018, and The O2 Arena, London, on various October 2018 dates
Britain's favourite floppy-haired funny man Michael McIntyre is back to win more fans around the globe with his brand of observational comedy and laugh-out-loud impressions.Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour will see the stand-up perform to arenas across the UK and Ireland in 2018 as well as revisiting Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and Norway and heading to the US, Canada, Switzerland, Iceland, Sweden, Malta and the Netherlands for the first time.
McIntyre is one of the UK's biggest selling artists, having sold over 1.5 million tickets to his live shows to date, including a record-breaking 28 performances at London’s 16,000 capacity O2 Arena.
Michael currently presents his own television show Michael McIntyre's Big Show on BBC1. The last series averaged over 6.5 million viewers and recently received two BAFTA nominations.Book your tickets for Michael McIntyre’s Big World Tour here and save through Boundless
Micky Flanagan – An’ Another Fing
The O2 Arena, London, various September and October 2017 dates.
Cockney man-of-the-people Micky Flanagan returns to the capital to recount life growing up on a poor London council estate in the 1960s and ‘70s, share his thoughts on marriage and middle-age, and rant about ridiculous children’s names, French cooking, hands-free reiki healing and more.
This new show follows his record-breaking Back In The Game tour of 2013, which took in an incredible 129 shows, making it the biggest comedy tour in the world that year, selling 500,000 tickets in the UK and Ireland alone.Book your tickets for An’ Another Fing here and save through Boundless.