Looking for comedy in London tonight? Then start limbering up those face muscles because there are plenty of cracking line-ups at London's comedy clubs this very evening. Here's a few of the comedy shows we recommend, plus a choice of budget-friendly free gigs.
The consistently excellent Gits and Shiggles team champion the character comedy scene in this monthly showcase of comics who just aren't quite themselves. March 31's bill includes ace character comic (and talented improviser) Cariad Lloyd, Danielle Ward, washed-up lounge singer Quint Fontana, Goodbear, Andrew Bridge, Lola-Rose Maxwell and Simon Lukacs.Read more
Nope, that isn't a typo. 'Stnad-Up' really is the title of John-Luke Roberts's latest show. It's 'sort of stand-up', he says, and despite recently coming out of an eight-year relationship, Roberts tells us this is 'definitely not a break-up show'. But it is a mish-mash of ludicrously silly ideas: strange one-liners, cartoons, musical moments and self-raising flour. And it works a treat.Read more
Ireland's adopted son of comedy, Des Bishop, returns to Soho Theatre with his latest show. Bishop – who was born in the States but grew up in Ireland – decided to move to China, to learn Mandarin and perform stand-up to locals in their language. In 'Made in China' the slick storyteller recounts his experiences.Read more