Stand Up Round Up: Russell Howard, Katherine Ryan, Noel Fielding & More

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From new tour date announcements from the world's biggest comedians to little-known tips on who'll be The Next Big Thing, we bring you everything you need to know about the funniest people on the planet.

Noel Fielding is on tour and has a new DVD out

Last week, we interviewed Noel Fielding about his new show, The Mighty Boosh and being fondled by audience members. This week, 'An Evening With Noel Fielding' is in Scunthorpe, Oxford, Preston and Blackburn and his new DVD An Evening With Noel Fielding is out too!

Sara Pascoe has announced a new tour and book for next year

Sara Pascoe's new tour is called 'Animal' and it's linked to her new book, titled 'Animal: How A Woman Is Made'. She has described it as a 'funny, feminist exploration of the female body' and it's coming out next spring.

Stewart Lee has a London run of his newest show

His show 'A Room With A Stew' is on until early next year at Leicester Square Theatre.

Katherine Ryan is continuing her tour

This week, 'Kathbum' is in Bath, Colchester and Basingstoke.

Russell Howard has announced a brand new tour

Russell Howard's 'Round The World Tour' will be his first tour in three years, and it will be performed 'in the round', with the audience all around him. It's not until 2017, so you still have a while to book.

Isy Suttie has a new book and tour

Isy Suttie's new book, described as 'a coming-of-age memoir based around her anxieties about settling down', which you can preorder. Her upcoming tour is linked to her book, which is very obvious from it's title - 'The Actual Book Tour'. It will include stand up, songs and readings from the book.

Jimmy Carr is bringing the Funny Business

He's in Cardiff, Bristol, Truro and Weston-Super-Mare this week, with his tour 'Funny Business'.

Bridget Christie has a London run

Her new show 'A Book For Her' is on at Leicester Square Theatre until 2nd December. It also links to her book of the same title, which has got great reviews.

Dara Ó Briain has released a new DVD

Now he's coming to the end of his tour, Dara Ó Briain has released the DVD for his new show 'Crowd Tickler'. Stay tuned for our interview with him asking all about it.

Max and Ivan bring their show 'The End' to an end

The critically acclaimed show, 'The End', from Max and Ivan is doing a final run at Soho Theatre this week.

Richard Gadd is bringing his show back to London

After rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival this year, as well as a sold out run at Soho Theatre, 'Waiting For Gaddot' is back at The Invisible Dot from this Wednesday.

The Pajama Men are back with a new show

The American sketch duo are back with a new, fast paced character show, called '2 Man, 3 Muskateers'. They're on at Soho Theatre this week.

Kieran Hodgson is bringing his show back for another run

After Kieran Hodgson's show 'Lance' was nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe, it had sell-out runs at both Soho Theatre and The Invisible Dot. It's back this week at Soho Theatre, so book soon to avoid disappointment.

The BBC New Comedy Award has a new winner

Yuriko Kotani has been crowned the winner of the competition. She is a Japanese London-based comedian, whose style is very deadpan.