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.


The best comedy shows in London this Tuesday

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. Fri Jul 25 - Sun Aug 31
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Cutting Edge

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

  1. Comedy Store 1a Oxendon St, SW1Y 4EE
  2. Tue Jul 29 - Tue Aug 26
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Volvic Juiced's Comedy Fest

  • Free

This comedy gig sponsored by – yep, you guessed it! – Volvic water is free to all, but you need to reserve a spot through Event Brite. 'The Last Leg' star Josh Widdicombe headlines, plus support from panel show regular Katherine Ryan and YouTube star KSI. It takes places on York Lawns in Regent's Park.

  1. Regent's Park Chester Rd, NW1 4NR
  2. Tue Jul 29
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Anthony Jeselnik

  • Critics choice

Soho Theatre continues its season of impressive American stand-ups with a soho show from Pittsburgh-born comic Anthony Jeselnik. He's a dark, deranged stand-up, telling near-the-knuckle jokes. In the States he has his own Comedy Central series, 'The Jeselnik Offensive' (geddit?). You'll find yourself laughing at his so-wrong-they're-right jokes before you can stop yourself.

  1. Soho Theatre 21 Dean St, W1D 3NE
  2. Mon Jul 28 - Sat Aug 2
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The Yard Laughs

  • Critics choice

The Yard Theatre hosts double-bills of Edinburgh Fringe preview double-bills throughout May, June and July. Check the dates below for the full line-ups.

  1. The Yard Theatre Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 5EN
  2. Tue Jul 29 - Thu Jul 31
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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