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
Next week, Michael McIntyre will head to Aberdeen to do what he does best: stand-up comedy.
Your Weekend speaks to funnyman James Acaster as he prepares to take his newest offering, Represent, to the Granite City
One of the best-loved comedians and writers on TV, Andy Hamilton, makes it a family affair for his shows in Inverness and Aberdeen next week, writes Susan Welsh
Brian Donaldson speaks to chatty man Alan Carr as he prepares to bring his Yap, Yap, Yap! tour to the Granite City
As north-east based Myrtle Productions prepare for the Edinburgh Fringe, Laura Redpath speaks to creator Jennie Chalmers to find out how it all started
Tired of the rubbish weather we’re having this summer? In need of a laugh to take your mind off the complete and utter lack of sun we are getting this fine July? Head down to the Blue Lamp, in Aberdeen, on Saturday, August 1, where the Breakneck Comedy team will have you in stitches.
Punslinger Tim Vine is back on the road for the first time in four years with a brand-new stand-up show, new jokes, silly songs and – as if that weren’t enough – twitchy dancing.
Susan Welsh enjoys a brush with one of the biggest small stars of showbusiness, Basil Brush
The Jeffrey Lane musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which was due to be performed at His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen next week, has been cancelled.
Possessor of one of the best-known faces, and a razor-sharp wit, comedian Jeremy Hardy has left the confines of the TV and radio studios and is doing what he enjoys best once more, touring the country and making people laugh.