Friday, October 23: The Workshop, Hot Ice Theatre with ‘Six Steps to Joy’, 7.30pm; Victoria Theatre, Paul Chowdhry - PC’s World, 8pm; The Shay, A Scouse Spectacular, 8pm.
Saturday, October 24: The Workshop, Stage Fright - Comedy Workshop, 10am to 5pm; Central Library, Festival Comedy Cafe, from 12.30pm onwards; The Artworks 1830 Gallery, Workshop: Drawing to Stories, noon-1.30pm; Victoria Theatre, Halifax, ‘Marty MacDonald’s Farm’, 3.30pm; The Workshop, A Dead Good Evening of Stand-up Comedy, 8pm; Victoria Theatre, Comedy All-Star Spectacular, 8pm.
Sunday, October 25: The Workshop, Edinburgh Express featuring James and Seaburn and Dan Nicholas, 2pm; Square Chapel arts centre, Fred Macauley: Twenty Fifteen, 8pm; The Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough, The Pantaloons - Macbeth, 8.30pm.
Monday, October 26: Victoria Theatre, Stand Up Express Yourself with Marc Blake, 10am to 4pm (also Tuesday); The Wellington Rooms , The Noise Next Door on Tour, 8pm; Victoria Theatre, Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppets, 8pm; The Shay, Edinburgh Express with Phil Jerrod and Marlon Davis, 8.30pm.
Tuesday, October 27: Central Library, Threadbear Theatre Company with Playback Theatre Performance, 7.30pm; Victoria Theatre, Andy Hamilton - Change Management, 8pm.
Wednesday, October 28: Orangebox Young People’s Centre, Nose to Nose Workshop, 10am; ‘Hidden Theatre’, 1pm and 5.30pm; Central Library, film screening - ‘Tatie Danielle’, 6pm; Halifax Minster, In-spiring Comedy, 8pm; Arden Road Social Club, ‘Bouncers’, 7.30pm (also Thursday); The Wellington Rooms, Edinburgh Express with Andrew Doyle and Will Seward, 8.30pm; Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Andre Vincent’s Mislaid Heroes of Comedy, 7.30pm.
Thursday, October 29: Central Library, Bookstart Busy Babies, Laugh Out Loud, 10am and 11am; The Orangebox, ‘Falcon’s Malteser Workshops’, 2pm and 4pm; Square Chapel arts centre, ‘The Falcon’s Malteser’, 6pm; Victoria Theatre, An Evening with Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan; The Wellington Rooms, Edinburgh Express with Suzi Ruffell and Charlie Baker; Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, ‘Funny Bones’, film screening, 7pm.
l See next week’s WOW for Comedy Festival listings for October 30 and 31.