Jack Whitehall likes to begin live shows with a bang.
Struan Metcalfe, MP for Aberdeenshire North (for now)
Jimmy Hollywood, Sandilands’ most eligible bachelor
A popular comedian and farmer will host an evening of tall tales, witty banter and observational humour next month in Inverurie to raise cash for a castle conservation project.
Struan Metcalfe, MSP for Aberdeenshire North
It’s difficult to miss Doug Cairns, with his bright patterned shirt and unmistakable pink glasses.
Russell Kane is more than just a stand-up act.
A record 10,000 people flocked to this year’s Aberdeen International Comedy Festival, organisers have revealed.
Stuart Findlay saw Janey Godley: Beyond the Fringe at Eden Court's One Touch Theatre in Inverness.
The weather has taken a turn for the worse and the dark nights are visibly starting to draw in.
The woman behind next month’s Aberdeen International Comedy Festival says the impact it will have on city centre business is no laughing matter.
Comedian Russell Howard was at P&J Live in Aberdeen for one night only as part of his biggest tour to date - and he did not disappoint.
The Flying Pigs: Tweeters, Nessie fans and Boris’s brother just aren’t going to take things lying down
Ron Cluny, Official Council Spokesman
Stephen Fry has said the Edinburgh Fringe is “staggeringly exciting” as he announced Jordan Brookes as the winner of the best comedy show.
Stephen Fry is set to announce the winners of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
Frankie Boyle talks Findhorn, Doric and Aberdeen in the 90s as he heads out on his first Scottish tour since 2008
Frankie Boyle is on his first Scottish tour since 2008 and is playing two nights at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen.
A comedian who lost his father to kidney cancer returned to the stage just days later to deliver “one of the best shows in terms of atmosphere that I’ve done”.
Aberdeen International Comedy Festival teams up with Mental Health Aberdeen for its upcoming edition
Organisers of the Aberdeen International Comedy Festival will be encouraging visitors to dig deep for a north-east mental health charity this year.
The full line up for the Aberdeen International Comedy festival has been announced and some big names will be heading to the Granite City this autumn.
A quiz show king, an award-winning musician and a television star have been announced among the line-up for this year’s Aberdeen International Comedy Festival.
For almost 30 years, fans have been enjoying seeing some of the biggest stars in the north-east. But how much of those visits do you remember? Can you name the first act to perform there? And has returned the most? Take our quiz and test your AECC knowledge.
Hundreds of acts have wowed crowds with shows at the AECC since it opened in 1985. Check out our timeline to see how many of these shows you remember: And here’s the musical and comedy acts that have performed the most.
Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to Aberdeen’s Music Hall to warm up his brand-new show, it has been announced today.
Comedy fans are in for a treat at the Aberdeen International Comedy Festival with the latest acts now unveiled.
Susan Welsh saw Eleanor Conway: Walk of Shame 2 (Reality Bites) at the One Touch Theatre, Eden Court.
As the old AECC hosted its last show on Saturday night, Bill Bailey gave the demolition teams a head start by almost bringing the house down.
For Reginald D Hunter, nothing beats the buzz of stand-up.
‘A voyage around my mind, I suppose you could say’: We speak to Bill Bailey ahead of his return to Aberdeen
In his 25 years on the UK comedy scene, Bill Bailey has gone through various incarnations.
Comedian Iain Stirling, known as the voice of Love Island, has been awarded a Tennent’s Golden Can in recognition of his success.
Susan Welsh saw Phill Jupitus at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
An award-winning funnyman has been announced as the latest act to play this year's Aberdeen International Comedy Festival.
Comedy star Jack Dee sells out Elgin venue as volunteers hail its new lease of life under community control
The volunteers who run Moray's biggest performance venue say a sell-out comedy show highlights the new lease of life it has enjoyed under their control.