The best comedy shows in London this week

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As the unofficial comedy capital of the world, London's comedy circuit doesn't take a break. There are stand-up shows seven days a week, from early evening through to the small hours. To help you plan your week of witticisms, here's a nifty calendar of the best comedy shows in London this week.


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The best comedy shows in London this Monday

The Good Ship Comedy Club

This Kilburn club has been running every week for yonks now, still bringing it top notch line-ups for just a fiver. For each line-up see the dates below.

  1. The Good Ship Kilburn High Rd, NW6 7JR
  2. Mon Sep 22
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Angel Comedy

  • Free

Stand-up from carefully selected open-mic comics and experienced acts testing new stuff or performing solid-gold sets – all for free (with a voluntary donation at the end, of course). The room gets absolutely rammed, so get down there early if you want to grab a seat. The club's now running seven nights a week. Mondays are improv shows, Tuesday's show features an hour-long solo show or Edinburgh Fringe preview, and Wednesdays and Sundays are new act and new material gigs. To

  1. Camden Head Camden Walk, Islington, N1 8DY
  2. Mon Sep 22 - Sun Oct 26
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Andy Zaltzman – Satirist for Hire

Fans of hugely popular podcast 'The Bugle' rejoice! Co-host Andy Zaltzman is back at Soho Theatre with his 'Satirist for Hire' show. Email Zaltzman with what you'd like him to satirise, and he'll do just that. He's still probably the best satirical comic we've produced in yonks. He's intelligent, biting and silly enough not to take himself too seriously. A master satirist.

  1. Soho Theatre 21 Dean St, W1D 3NE
  2. Mon Sep 22 - Sat Sep 27
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Are You Taking The Peace?

  • Critics choice

A top line-up comes together tonight to perform in aid of the charity International Alert. Alistair Barrie MCs, with sets from Canadian punmeister and ace gagsmith Stewart Francis, the grizzled and hilarious Rich Hall, plus Matt Rees, Daniel Simonsen and Nick Revell.

  1. Comedy Store 1a Oxendon St, SW1Y 4EE
  2. Mon Sep 22
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New Material Flash Mob

Super-smart stand-up and 2014 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Sara Pascoe hosts a group of very talented comics, who are all testing new material and ideas. And it'll cost you less than the price of a panini. September 22's line-up includes Pascoe introducing erudite wonder Robin Ince, lovable loon Lou Sanders and cheeky Bristolian John Robins.

  1. Camden Head 100 Camden High St, NW1 0LU
  2. Mon Sep 22
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Tim Renkow – At Least Hell Has Ramps

Mexican-born, North Carolina-raised comic Tim Renkow has won just about every new act competition going. Renkow has cerebral palsy, and smartly plays with audience preconceptions about his condition. But most of his material focuses on his US upbringing and experiences of London life. He's definitely one to watch.

  1. Museum of Comedy Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2SR
  2. Mon Sep 22
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John Hegley and Friends

A set from the wonderful comedy poet laureate John Hegley and his friends. On September 22 he's joined by Rachel Pantechnicon and Diego Brown & the Good Fairy.

  1. Betsey Trotwood 56 Farringdon Rd, EC1R 3BL
  2. Mon Sep 22
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Sean Brightman
Sean Brightman

We Love Comedy at the Pipeline still exists and is on tonight with a Christmas cracker of a line-up, including Will Franken, Holly Walsh off the tellybox, Si Feilder, Rory O'Hanlon and more. Check out the full details here: Http://www.welovecomedy.co.uk – you will have a great time with us! Promise!

Martin Besserman
Martin Besserman

Why is Monkey Business not listed here? Our Saturday shows always have the very best acts in London ,and we pay them too , supporting the Comedy industry , This Sat 18 July we have Live at The Apollo star Paul Chowdrhy ,and the following Saturday e have multi award winning Abandoman and lots more/ Please check our website to see hy Monkey Business is such an excellent club . www.monkeybusinesscomedyclub.co.uk