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Bill Bailey whose new show Limboland is coming to Newcastle City Hall

Comedian Bill Bailey announces a new tour for 2015

Bill Bailey rails against a world that seldom matches our expectations in his new touring show Limboland

Hot Gulp are a comedy trio who have secured Channel Four funding to develop their sitcom script

Sunderland comedy trio's sitcom gets a helping hand from Channel Four

Hot Gulp have secured funding from Ch4 Four and are working with a script editor who has Red Dwarf, Miranda and The IT Crowd on their CV

David Baddiel whose Fame: Not The Musical is coming to the Theatre Royal

The truth about fame – according to comedian David Baddiel

Comedian (and writer and TV presenter) David Baddiel is presenting his latest one-man show at the Theatre Royal

Comedian Ross Noble

The Noble art of Freewheeling: Comic Ross Noble is loving being on home turf

Cramlington-born comic is playing a five-night residency at Newcastle City Hall and you can be sure no two nights will be the same

Review: Tony Jameson: Football Manager Ruined My Life, The Stand, Newcastle

Comedian Tony James spills the beans on his addiction to the Football Manager computer game. Arthur Roberts caught the show

Lee Evans

Review: Lee Evans at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

One of the UK's most successful comics was on Tyneside for a gig of two halves. Keiran Southern was there

Sara Pascoe

Review: Sara Pascoe vs History, The Stand Newcastle

On the 2nd stop of her debut UK tour, the popular comic offers laughs aplenty along with lessons in sexual anthropology

Mark Thomas is bringing his new show Cuckooed to the Gala Theatre Durham in November

Comedian Mark Thomas brings his acclaimed Edinburgh show Cuckooed to Gala Theatre Durham

As well known for his activism as he is for his award-winning comedy, Thomas reveals what it was like to find out his friend was spying on him

Dylan Moran

Competition now closed: Tickets for four shows of your choice at The Stand Newcastle

To help celebrate the third birthday of The Stand in Newcastle, we bring you a fantastic competition

Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe gives history a run for its money at The Stand Newcastle

The comedian brings her Edinburgh Award nominated show Sara Pascoe vs History to Tyneside and helps celebrate The Stand's birthday

Lee Evans

Final Say: Lee Evans talks to The Journal ahead of his Metro Radio Arena gig

One of the UK's most successful comics is back on Tyneside for a three-night stay at the Metro Radio Arena in November

Simon Donald, creator of Viz

Simon Donald: Viz co-creator diagnosed with multiple sclerosis on camera

The co-creator or Viz comic was told he had multiple sclerosis while making a documentary about the condition in 2009

Jason Manford who is to play Leo Bloom in The Producers

Jason Manford to star in musical The Producers at Sunderland Empire

The comedian Jason Manford is to take the lead role of Leo Bloom in one of the big musicals coming to Sunderland

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Review: Jason Cook, The Stand Newcastle

The comic who wrote and starred in the hit BBC2 sitcom Hebburn was back on his native Tyneside for a sell out gig

Micky Cochrane, 38, from Dunston,Gateshead, has successfully tried out jokes at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and now has a new show coming to The Customs House in South Shields

Micky Cochrane brings his comedy show to Customs House in South Shields

The actor and singer has branched out into comedy and is bringing his debut show back home following a successful Edinburgh Fringe debut

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Jason Cook brings his Broken tour home to Tyneside

The comedian, who wrote and starred in BBC2 sitcom Hebburn is back on the road and looking forward to a home fixture

Comedian Jason Byrne brings his new show to the North East in October

Comedian Jason Byrne giving North East audiences the chance to name his show

The Irish comic is bringing his You Name The Show, show to Gala Theatre Durham and Middlesbrough Town Hall this autumn

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Review: Dawn French's Thirty Million Minutes at the Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre, Newcastle

Embarking on her first stand-up tour at the age of 56, Dawn French shows why she's an audience-pleaser

Lee Nelson

Bringing the funny to Barnard Castle

A cluster of comics including Lee Nelson, Susan Calman and Romesh Ranganathan help make up the autumn season at The Witham

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!

Jason Cook has put Hebburn behind him and is hitting the road

Comedian and Hebburn creator Jason Cook talks about his forthcoming stand-up tour