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LAUGHS; Don't miss the best stand-up comedy on offer this week.

TODAY Billy Connolly, SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow The Big Yin takes a break from globetrotting for a Scottish stand-up tour. A rare chance to see live what made him famous. Starts 8pm. Tickets pounds 27.50-pounds 30, call 0870 040 4000.

Adam Hills - Inflatable, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy Australia's triple Perrier nominee. Part of the Kirkcaldy Comedy Festival. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets pounds 13 (pounds 11), call 01592 583302.

MONDAY Improv Wars, The Stand, Glasgow A celebration of all things unplanned, featuring the great minds of Stu Murphy, Garry Dobson, Chris Forbes, Billy Kirkwood and the Improv Dogs. Starts 8.30pm. Tickets pounds 4 (pounds 2), call 0870 600 6055. TUESDAY Wicked Wenches, The Stand, Edinburgh The Wenches return with the best of female comedy talent, under the watchful eye of compere Susan Calman. This month contains traces of Bernadette Pauley, AL Kennedy, Janice Phayre and Carly Baker. Starts 8.30pm. Tickets pounds 6 (pounds 5; members pounds 3), call 0131 558 7272.

WEDNESDAY Milton's Paradise Jones!, The Lemon Tree Lounge, Aberdeen Master of the oneliner.

Starts 7.30pm. Tickets pounds 12, call 01224 642230.

THURSDAY Discombobulate, The Arches, Glasgow Ian MacPherson hosts an outing of the literary/ comedy evening. Part of Glasgow Poetry Week. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets pounds 4 (pounds 2), call 0141 565 1000. Tim Minchin: Ready For This?, Perth Concert Hall The hilarious piano man of comedy returns to make us all fall in love with him and his wonky perspective on the world. Starts 8pm. Tickets pounds 17.50 (pounds 15), call 01738 621031. FRIDAY Tim Minchin: Ready For This?, Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline See October 8. Starts 7pm. Tickets pounds 17.50, call 01383 740384.

The Improverts, Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh Late night laughter involving much audience participation, drunken revelry and spontaneous comedy games. Starts 10.30pm. Tickets pounds 4 (pounds 3.50), call 0131 225 9893.

Billy Connolly, SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow See October 4. Starts 8pm. Tickets pounds 27.50-pounds 30, call 0870 040 4000. Ray Peacock And How Do I Get Up There?, Carmichael Hall, Giffnock Double comedy bill of Ray Peacock, the bold creation of Ian Boldsworth, and three-man sketch troupe How Do I Get Up There? Starts 8pm.

Tickets pounds 10 (pounds 8), call 0141 577 4970. SATURDAY Tim Minchin: Ready For This?, Usher Hall, Edinburgh See October 8. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets pounds 17.50, call 0131 228 1155. Billy Connolly, SECC: Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow See October 4. Starts 8pm. Tickets pounds 27.50-pounds 30, call 0870 040 4000.
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