We all love hearing a comical one-liner or gag now and then, but those that succeed in producing fits of laughter are a rare find.
It's no wonder the majority of us are feeling overwhelmed by the endless Brexit drama.
Today marks 18 years since web-based encyclopedia Wikipedia was introduced to us, revolutionising the way we found information.
Ben Elton to perform at Aberdeen’s Music Hall – as he announces his first UK stand-up tour in 15 years
Ben Elton has announced his first UK stand-up tour in 15 years - kicking off the 2019 Aberdeen Comedy Festival as part of the 53-date run.
Two of the biggest names on the UK comedy circuit will make their Aberdeen Comedy Festival debuts when the event returns next year.
Funnyman Russell Howard has been named as the first comedian to perform at the new Aberdeen exhibition centre.
Popular funnyman Russell Howard has been named as the first comedian to perform at the new Aberdeen exhibition centre.
Michelle Henderson saw Jason Manford's Muddle Class show at Eden Court in Inverness.
The organisers behind this year’s Aberdeen Comedy Festival have hailed it as “the best yet”.
Aberdeen-based band The Bloody Marys will perform a Christmas show at The Lemon Tree this December.
New research has revealed that dads in Scotland are the "least funny" of all fathers in the UK.
Susan Welsh saw: Fred MacAulay’s 30 Years On Show at the One Touch Theatre, Eden Court, Inverness
In the same year President Reagan made a controversial visit to Britain, popular soap Crossroads aired for the last time and the first Red Nose Day took place, in the MacAulay household, big changes were also being made.
Former broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known for hosting television darts-based game show Bullseye, has died aged 80.
Susan Welsh saw Rich Hall at Eden Court, Inverness
Kevin Bridges has caused a stir on social media after confirming Aberdeen tour dates for later this year.
Scottish comedian Kevin Bridges delighted north-east fans when he announced he will be heading to the Granite City later this year.
Comedian Peter Kay has cancelled all upcoming work projects including a national tour due to "unforeseen family circumstances".
With the Aberdeen Comedy Festival kicking off this weekend, Natasha Mckim finds out what will get audiences giggling.
A stand-up selection of household names will perform at this year’s Aberdeen Comedy Festival.
A popular comedy festival will return to Aberdeen this autumn for a second year, bringing some of the best international and national acts to Aberdeen.
Comedian Russell Brand is set to perform in Aberdeen for the very first time.
I am a non-native to the north-east. One might think this would put me at a disadvantage when taking in the dazzling display of Doric that is Driech Encounter.
Press and Journal columnists The Flying Pigs are back with a brand-new show. Cheryl Livingstone speaks to Craig Pike about why it’s good to laugh at yourself
Aberdonians are very good at having a laugh at themselves," Craig Pike, of The Flying Pigs, told me.
Self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’ Joe Lycett, recently announced as the new host of the Radio 4 panel show It’s Not What You Know?, is back with a new stand-up show which visits Aberdeen next week
The wonderfully acerbic comedian Rich Hall is about to come on stage, and he would like your undivided attention, writes James Rampton
While still game for a laugh, Jane McCarry is happy to spread her wings and show there’s more to her than being Scotland’s top nosey neighbour, writes Susan Welsh
Whatever the weather holds, the outlook is sunny for the Highlands and islands this year, thanks to a host of top-class entertainment and events taking place, writes Susan Welsh
Get ready for a ‘lovely jubbly’ night out in Strathpeffer, writes Susan Welsh
When does your weekend start? I don’t really have weekends with this job. That’s not to say I don’t get drunk and have fun. I do. But on weekends I’m normally gigging until about 11pm, so sometimes I want to get drunk, and other times I want to go to bed. But on tour I also have lots of midweek gigs, so it’s the same thing. I’ll accidentally get drunk on a Wednesday if the audience are particularly fun.
James Rampton caught up with Andy Parsons ahead of the comedian’s visit to Aberdeen