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Cambridge

Stewart Lee, one of the few comedians who actually delights in poor reviews and puts lines from them on his publicity posters (such as “clever but very unfunny - Rod Liddle, Sunday Times) will be back at Cambridge Corn Exchange on May 13 – possibly pleased with the show he gave there in March. Lee is known for taking no prisoners. If he doesn’t like the audience he will tell them.

Regarded as stand-up comedy’s coolest customer, and arguably the one with the sexiest voice in the business, Reginald D Hunter will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Sunday, May 28 with his new show, Some People V Reginald D Hunter.

United Kingdom

The film, Hidden Figures (PG), which you may have missed at mainstream cinemas, is showing at Saffron Screen in Saffron Walden on Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30.

Russia

The Jesterlarf Comedy Club returns to Saffron Walden Town Hall on Saturday, April 22 for an evening stand-up comedy. The line-up includes Geoff Norcott, described as a master of anecdotal story telling, delivering impressions, risque material and politics.

Edinburgh

Omid Djalili brings his stand-up show Schmuck for a Night to Cambridge Corn Exchange on April 15.

Ireland

Reginald D Hunter will be at Cambridge Corn Exchange on Sunday, May 28 with his show Some People V Reginald Hunter and will sell out. About half the seats are already sold.

United Kingdom

National treasure, broadcaster, poet and comic Ian McMillan will be joined by leading cartoonist Tony Husband at Holy Trinity Chrishall Church on February 24 for a fast-flowing, rapid-rafting adventure in which two hilarious men reflect upon life.

BBC Radio

Barry Cryer says the trick to comedy is to “get the laughs in early”.

Haverhill Arts Centre

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