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 Sunday

The Comedy Store Players

The most famous comedy improv outfit in town perform off-the-cuff games and tomfoolery at the world famous Comedy Store twice a week. Regular Players include Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Neil Mullarkey, Andy Smart, Richard Vranch and Lee Simpson, but the line-ups change for each show. See below for the latest bills. Check out our guide to the Comedy Store.

  1. Comedy Store 1a Oxendon St, SW1Y 4EE
  2. Sun Sep 21 - Sun Nov 2
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Downstairs at the King's Head – Comedy Variety Cabaret

Weekly comedy and variety night with a good mix of acts. To check who's on the bill, check the dates below.

  1. Downstairs at the King's Head Crouch End Hill, N8 8AA
  2. Sun Sep 21 - Sun Nov 9
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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. Sat Sep 20 - Sun Oct 26
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Tim Key – Single White Slut: Tour Previews

The brilliantly funny poet/comedian/lager-guzzler/bed enthusiast performs some low-key warms-up of 'Single White Slut', his excellent new solo show, before heading out on a UK tour. 

  1. The Invisible Dot Ltd Northdown St, N1 9BG
  2. Sun Sep 21
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Ali Brice – Eric Meat Wants to Go Shopping

  • Critics choice

Ali Brice – part of the Weirdos Comedy collective (he played the lead in their alternative panto, ‘The Colonel’) – brings his debut solo character comedy show to London. In the show he plays Eric Meat, a lonely Humberside man who falls for a checkout girl and tries to communicate with her by talking to a candle. Along the way we meet Nigel Buchanan, the unhinged father of ‘Art Attack’ host Neil, and a creepy version of Phil Collins. Specifically, Collins from the

  1. Museum of Comedy Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2SR
  2. Sun Sep 21
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Andrew Watts – Feminism for Chaps

Sharp posho Andrew Watts received rave reviews for 'Feminism for Chaps', his debut solo show. Watts has only realised since having a baby that he's a feminist, and tells us so via the medium of cricket metaphors.

  1. Museum of Comedy Bloomsbury Way, WC1A 2SR
  2. Sun Sep 21
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Laugh Out London – Stoke Newington

Another top quality club from the LOL team, this time in Stoke Newington. On September 21 the bill includes eloquent charmer Nish Kumar, Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Liam Williams, Tom Craine, Eleanor Morton, Anna Morris and Matthew Highton.

  1. The Lion 132 Stoke Newington Church St, N16 0JX
  2. Sun Sep 21
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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