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!
The best comedy shows in London this week
The next seven days of laughter in London
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.
The innovative show where a group of talented comics brings you stand-up competitions, topical material and short sets as they explore different ways to interact on the same stage. See the dates below for the weekly line-ups. Check out our guide to the Comedy Store
Good quality free comedy night in N1, featuring a mix of pro acts and newbies. Check the dates below for the full line-ups.
Over Halloween week, a bunch of talented character comics and sketch acts are putting on a spooky comedy gig at The Invisible Dot. Each act has to perform specially written ghostly material, and the venue will be dolled up in Halloween garb. Plus, a live theremin player will set the mood. See the dates below for each line-up.
What's the first page of Time Out you flip to every Tuesday? For lots of you, it's the 'Word on the Street' column: the most ridiculous things we've overheard in London that week. Well, we've taken our favourites from two years worth of magazines and curated them into a neat 'Word on the Street' book, which we're launching here at Foyles tonight. The book's editor, and Time Out's Editor-at-Large, Alexi Duggins will say some words, and then we've asked a few excellent improv
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
At this innovative improv gig, each act has to perform alone, making up a speech on the spot, about a topic decided by the audience. Regular performers include Paul Merton and Suki Webster, but check the dates below for the full line-ups.
- Critics choice
James Acaster is a true Time Out fave. His blissfully funny understated stand-up sucks you into his minute, quizzical world where he picks apart seemingly insignificant details. 'Recognise' is his fourth solo show, and his third to bag a Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination. It's beautifully crafted, with Acaster posing as an undercover cop only performing stand-up because 'the gigs keep rolling in'. Superb stuff.
Wonderfully charming, very talented Australian comic Celia Pacquola brings her new solo show to London, following an Edinburgh Fringe run. Pacquola won the Amused Moose award at the Fringe for this personal show in which she examines her own future. Part of the Amused Moose Comedy Awards seasons at Soho Theatre.
John Hewer takes on the persona, jokes and fez of Tommy Cooper in this celebratory tribute to the iconic magician-comedian. 'Just Like That!' is playing the Museum of Comedy as part of its Tommy Cooper season, which also features some of comic's original handmade props on display and photographs taken of him by photographer John Claridge. Read our review
The people of Muswell Hill get giggled up at this regular gig, which features good quality pro bills. On October 28 you can catch Tom Craine, Inder Manocha and superb character comic/improviser Pippa Evans.
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
Don't forget the Josie long compered dr who themed underground omedy night this Monday June 10 th with 4 course meal http://www.wegottickets.com/event/216821