February is a big month for touring at Chambers Management, as Joe Lycett and Stuart Goldsmith head out, Sarah Millican’s tour enters its second month and David O’Doherty makes a big announcement…

David O’Doherty announces new UK tour!

David O’Doherty announced yesterday that he will be heading on a tour of the UK in late 2018. Tickets for this brand new show, YOU HAVE TO LAUGH, will go on sale on Friday 2nd February at 10am. You can find out more here.

I’m About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett tour commences!

Joe Lycett heads out on tour this month with I’m About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett. The much-anticipated fourth show from Joe will tour the UK throughout 2018, kicking off on the 13th February at Bristol Old Vic. Find more dates and book your tickets here.

Sarah Millican’s tour enters its second month and Sarah appears on Pointless Celebrities for BBC1.

Sarah’s latest tour show, Control Enthusiast, got off to a flying start last month as she performed to packed out houses. The tour, which will take Sarah to the lengths and breadths of the UK and Ireland, is running throughout 2018. You can book your tickets here.

Sarah’s episode of Pointless Celebrities, in which she competed to raise money for her chosen charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably), will air this month. The show, in which teams attempt to come up with answers which nobody else could think of, will be on BBC1 on the 10th February at 6:25pm. Find out more here.

You can learn more about CALM, and how you can get involved, here.

Sarah’s debut book, How to be Champion, has sold a staggering 21 000 copies in eBook form alone! You can get your copy, in eBook or hardcover form, here.

Jimmy Carr’s Best Of tour continues, as Jimmy records episodes of Your Face or Mine for Comedy Central UK and appears on Room 101 for BBC1 and QI for BBC2.

Jimmy Carr’s Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour returns briefly to the UK from Australia this month. Jimmy is performing the tour internationally throughout 2018, and you can book your tickets online here.

Roast Battle from Comedy Central UK continues to air on Wednesday nights at 10pm. Roast Battle Week, in which the whole first series aired in a single week, saw the series become the highest-rated show which Comedy Central UK has ever commissioned. The second episode, in which Joe Lycett battled Nick Helm and Daniel Sloss battled Desiree Burch, peaked at 569 000 viewers. Find out more here. If you missed Roast Battle Week you can still catch the UK’s finest comics going head to head in a battle of wits, in front of all all-star judging panel: Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan and Russell Brand. Find out more online here.

Jimmy also joins Katherine Ryan in recording the third series of Your Face or Mine for Comedy Central UK this month. You can find out more about the show which asks couples ‘Who’s hotter?’ online here!

You can see a Jimmy Carr triple-bill this Friday (2nd February) as he appears on Room 101 for BBC1 at 8:30pm, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown on Channel 4 at 9pm and QI, discussing ‘Oddballs’, on BBC2 at 10pm.

Russell Brand begins the European leg of his Re:Birth tour.

Russell Brand will be recording special performances of his latest stand-up show Re:Birth for Netflix UK. The recordings will take place on the 18th and 19th of April at Hackney Empire in London, and you can book seats to be there now! Presale tickets are available here today, and general sale begins tomorrow at 10am here.

Russell Brand brings his Re:Birth tour to Europe this month with performances in Stockholm, Amsterdam, Oslo and Cardiff! If you haven’t booked to see this ‘hugely enjoyable return to the stage’ (Evening Standard ****) then you can find a date near you here.

Russell continues to record episodes of his acclaimed podcast Under the Skin as we head into February. Recent guests on the podcast, which was one of The Guardian’s ‘Best Podcasts of 2017’ include Professor Brian Cox and Professor Tony Howard. Read The Guardian article here and catch up on the podcast here.

Aisling Bea is in Atlanta recording special for Netflix, but there’s plenty to catch up on on iPlayer.

Aisling Bea heads to the US this month, specifically to Terminal West in Atlanta, to record a fifteen-minute Netflix special. This is the first time the streaming service have commissioned fifteen-minute Netflix specials, and Aisling joins Phil Wang in being the only two comics heading over from this side of the pond. Netflix will record 16 of these performances this month, which will be released on the service later in 2018. Read more here.

If you missed Aisling’s episode of QI in January, you can catch up on it on the iPlayer here.

You can also catch up on Aisling’s performance in Hard Sun, the latest offering from the creators of Luther. The entire first series of the contemporary crime drama is available to binge on iPlayer now.

Stuart Goldsmith’s Like I Mean It tour begins in the UK.

Stuart Goldsmith heads out on tour this month, with his critically acclaimed show Like I Mean It. Commencing in at the Leicester Comedy Festival on the 10th February, the tour will be making stops across the UK and Ireland until June. Find out more about where you can see ‘a master of the form’ (Independent) here.

The Comedian’s Comedian podcast, one of Podbean’s Top 10 Comedy Podcasts of 2017, in which Stuart interviews fellow comedians about their craft, returned for the new year with an incredible two-part interview with James Acaster. You can catch up here.

Frankie Boyle’s Prometheus Volume I remains in the top 10!

Have you downloaded Frankie Boyle’s Promethiad yet? Prometheus Volume I was named as one of The Guardian’s ‘25 Best Podcasts of 2017’ and one of the Top Ten Comedy Podcasts of last year on Podbean.

Larry Dean performs Fandan at Perth Fringeworld and tickets are on sale now for his UK tour.

Larry Dean is at the Perth Fringeworld Festival throughout February, performing his Edinburgh 2017 success Fandan. He returns to the UK in March, and his Fandan tour will commence on the 2nd. Find out more and book tickets here.